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Neutrogena® New Acne Proofing™ Gel Cleanser

BY NEUTROGENA

4.2 out of 5 stars
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4.27 / 5 based on 101 Reviews

Description

Benefits

Clears breakouts and helps to make skin more acne resistant. Powered by ClearDefend Technology™, this clinically proven acne-fighting facial cleanser clears breakouts and helps defend against new ones, while helping preserve skin's essential defenses so it can become more acne resistant with regular use. This face wash for acne-prone skin contains maximum strength salicylic acid acne treatment to clear breakouts and help defend against new ones. 

  • ClearDefend Technology™ thoroughly and gently eliminates dirt and fights acne, while respecting the fragile skin barrier and helping to protect against future breakouts
  • Contains maximum strength salicylic acid
  • Oil-free

How To Use

Cleanse twice a day

  • Wet face. Apply to hands, add water and work into lather.
  • Massage face gently.
  • Rinse thoroughly.

Active Ingredient

Salicylic Acid (2%)

Inactive Ingredients

Water, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Sodium Hydrolyzed Potato Starch Dodecenylsuccinate, Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Panthenol, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Disodium EDTA, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Benzalkonium Chloride

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Salicylic Acid 2%

Purpose

Acne Treatment

Uses For the treatment of acne.

Warning: For external use only.
When using this product skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time. avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Store at Room Temperature

Directions
Cleanse face twice a day. Wet face and squeeze cleanser into hands. Apply to face and massage gently, avoiding contact with the delicate eye area. Rinse thoroughly.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Salicylic Acid 2%

Purpose

Acne Treatment

Uses For the treatment of acne.

Warning: For external use only.
When using this product skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time. avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Store at Room Temperature

Directions
Cleanse face twice a day. Wet face and squeeze cleanser into hands. Apply to face and massage gently, avoiding contact with the delicate eye area. Rinse thoroughly.

Other information
Store at room temperature. Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

Inactive ingredients

Water, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Sodium Hydrolyzed Potato Starch Dodecenylsuccinate, Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Panthenol, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Disodium EDTA, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Benzalkonium Chloride

Store at room temperature. Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

Inactive ingredients

Water, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Sodium Hydrolyzed Potato Starch Dodecenylsuccinate, Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Panthenol, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Disodium EDTA, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Benzalkonium Chloride

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  • "Neutrogena is the best skin care product I've ever used. I wouldn't use anything else on my face. They have the best products for sensitive skin, they go beyond all others out there now. I am extremely satisfied with these products and will definitely continue buying!
    " in 3 reviews
Amber M.
Zanesville, OH
1276 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
DETAILS
Benefits
Clears breakouts and helps to make skin more acne resistant. Powered by ClearDefend Technology™, this clinically proven acne-fighting facial cleanser clears breakouts and helps defend against new ones, while helping preserve skin's essential defenses so it can become more acne resistant with regular use. This face wash for acne-prone skin contains maximum strength salicylic acid acne treatment to help clear and prevent breakouts.
ClearDefend Technology™ thoroughly and gently eliminates dirt and fights acne, while respecting the fragile skin barrier and helping to protect against future breakouts
Contains maximum strength salicylic acid
Oil-free
Camila V.
3 reviews
I got this product about one week and a half ago, and wanted to review it. The consistency was gel(obviously) and it does not lather up quickly or easily. I love the smell, it smelled better than the other acne cleansers from neutrogena, it has like a hint of perfume to it. I have combination skin(oily t zone and dry cheeks). I only get acne on my forehead but this product seemed to not do anything. This product did not break me out more though, which was great, but it did leave my cheeks very dry. Of course, I put moisturizer afterwards and then my cheeks felt fine. It did leave my face very soft, which was also great. It was a good cleanser, but i dont recommend it for acne, i see no change in mine.  Neutrogena® New Acne Proofing™ Gel Cleanser
Caitlin N.
Ashland, KY
357 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Loved this cleanser! I love neutrogenas #skincare products because they are non-comedogenic and are great for sensitive skin. This cleanser has great ingredients for acne prone skin. It cleansed the skin very well and removed any excess makeup residue. But most importantly for acne prone skin it didn't cause irritation
Jenn S.
Bremerton, WA
104 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I’ve been using this for a few weeks and so far, so good. I still get breakouts at this age, but this product has been pretty effective at clearing my skin up and tamping down breakouts. Admittedly, I’m not using it twice a day as I should, but I’ve been pretty pleased with the results so far.
Morgan G.
3 reviews
Although this product is newly on the shelves, this product has found a spot in my daily and nightly routine. It helped fight current breakouts and has worked to keep my skin fairly clear. Have been using it for half of a year and have repurchased. Highly recommend
Nayma M.
Oklahoma City
55 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is a solid face wash. I’ve seen less breakouts on my skin and I don’t wake up as oily since I’ve started using it. It smells a little minty but very fresh and clean. I use this twice a day and will probably purchase again.
Kayla T.
Montgomery, AL
156 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I received this product for free for testing purposes from Neutrogena and I honestly love it! I have some minor breakouts from time to time and the line is gentle enough for my sensitive skin but effective enough to make my breakouts go away. It smells clean, this and the scrub are affordable and it doesn't take much to get the job done!
Maria De Jesus B.
Houston, TX
393 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I found the scent on this Neutrogena Acne Proofing Gel Cleanser to be quite nice for an acne cleanser. You typically don't find that in acne related products which I noticed right away. It slowly clears up your skin and leaves your pores feeling tighter and your skin firmer. I enjoyed it and it is perfect for my breakouts. 
Dylan B.
Manahawkin, NJ
37 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
So far, I’ve had a positive experience with this cleanser. Gentle on my combo skin, and after a week of using it my acne is clearing. This is my first time using this cleanser, and I’m fan of it so far.
Nika K.
Chicago, IL
65 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The smell is amazing in this product and it doesn’t feel like it’s soaking into your face to where you can’t wash it off. It’s goes light on application but feels so refreshing and soothing during your wash you want to keep using it
Joanna R.
Farmington, MI
267 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4

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