Mario Badescu is an iconic American skincare brand that is known for being simple, gentle and effective.
This was the first product that I was able to try from the brand, and it did not disappoint.
It is actually a toner, meant to be used after cleansing and before applying serum.
Geez! It does wonders for removing dirt and excess makeup from the skin.
You apply it with a cotton pad to freshly cleansed skin and wipe it across the face until the cotton pad appears clean. It lifts impurities. You will be surprised as to the amount of dirt that is left on the skin after double cleansing.
It is ideal for oily and combination skin. It does not leave my skin feeling dry at all.
I was fascinated to find out that it has real pieces of cucumber in it. It feels like a treat for tired skin. It is very refreshing and cooling. Cool like a cucumber.
It is on the expensive side (R499 for 236ml). A little goes a long way. It is not like most other toners, that even if the cotton pad is soaked with product, it does virtually nothing to or for the skin.
Until recently, the brand was not available in South Africa. Now, you may purchase online from their website or from one of their approved distributors listed on their website
Are you currently using a toner? I personally, see a difference in my skin when I add a toner to my routine.