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Drew Barrymore Says This $18 Facial Mask Made Her Large Pores ‘Visibly Gone’


Drew Barrymore is one of those celebrities who’s always felt more like a friend than a fancy Hollywood star. She’s just so open with everyone — especially now that she has her own daily talk show. And like any good bestie would do, she recently dished on her latest favorite beauty find. 

In fact, Barrymore couldn’t stop gushing about how much she loves the Mario Badescu Drying Mask (Buy at Ulta, $18) in her “Drew’s News” segment. “[It] literally blew me away and, of course, the second I saw the results I thought, ‘I’ve got to bring this to the news desk.’”

One of the big reasons Barrymore is such a fan is that it helps combat her large, visible pores. “This has got sulphur and zinc oxide and it gets to work on that surface and it pulls impurities from your skin,” she said. “And it’s got calamine and cucumber, so it feels very soothing. I’m telling you, my pores were visibly gone.” Her co-host, comedian Ross Mathews, chimed in saying he’s already a fan of the product and also loves that it helps make his skin feel tighter. 

The Mario Badescu website recommends using the mask two to three times a week. They also claim you can create a more intensive treatment for particularly troubled skin by adding a few drops of their Buffering Lotion (Buy at Ulta, $19) to your most affected areas (spots where pores are extra noticeable or prone to blemishes) before applying the mask. After it’s been on for about 15 to 20 minutes, rinse your face and apply a few more drops of the lotion to those more affected areas and go about your day. You can use this technique on other parts of your body, like your back or chest, too. 

If the products can help us look even half as gorgeous as Barrymore, we’ll take it!

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