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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

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  • 2 Stars7%
  • 1 Star4%
4.02 / 5 based on 2,614 Reviews

Product Description

Benefits:

Some acne spot treatments contain high doses of the acne medication Benzoyl Peroxide, which can irritate skin. It can also cause redness and dryness, which can make acne worse. Our formula contains just 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide, yet is clinically proven to be so effective that skin starts getting clearer on day 1 – all without over-drying, stinging or burning skin.

This fast working formula is so lightweight that it quickly absorbs into skin. And it goes deep down to the pores to kill the acne bacteria that cause pimples and helps to prevent new ones from forming.

  • Oil-free
  • Non-comoedogenic (won't clog pores)
  • 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide

How To Use :

  • Clean the skin thoroughly before applying this product.
  • Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily.
  • Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor.
  • If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day.
  • If going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product.
  • If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor.

Active ingredient:

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% (Acne Medication).

Inactive ingredients :

Water, Carbomer Homopolymer type B, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Chlorphenesin, Disodium EDTA, Laureth-4, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose.

Purpose : Acne Medication

Use
For the treatment of acne.

Warnings:

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.
Do not use if you
have very sensitive skin
are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide.
When using this product
avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen.
avoid contact with the eyes, lips and mouth.
avoid contact with hair or dyed fabrics, which may be bleached by this product.
skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling. Irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
irritation becomes severe.
Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions:

Clean the skin thoroughly before applying this product. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. If going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor.

Other information: Store at 20°C-25°C (68°F-77°F).

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  • Can you use this on blackheads?2 Answers
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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
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REVIEWS
Serene M.
Bronx, NY
11 reviews
I used this and it worked well when I first bought it. Over time it started working less though. I was loyal to Neutrogina, but I think I'll try out clean & clear now. WOn't be buying again, but it did do its job.
Gloria M.
Los Angeles , CA
45 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This is the best acne cream I have ever used it reduces the size so fast doesn't always take them away immediately but starts working as soon as applied. It's not too drying which is good for your skin. I always keep buying new bottles when I run out.
Elisa J.
Thomasville, NC
28 reviews
Okay this thing is my holy grail when I have acne and I'm on vacation or in school. I swear by this thing because it works so quickly and it is really effective. Plus if you have oily skin it doesn't make it more oily in that spot. Great product!
Autumn P.
Kalispell, MT
13 reviews
This is a great acne remover! Whenever i have a pimple or blackhead i wash my face and apply a tiny dot to the pimple. And overnight it drys it out and it's gone! I purchased mine at Target for pretty cheap. It lasts a long time. A very good quality item. Recommended to anyone who gets acne.
Laura S.
Homestead, FL
17 reviews
This is a staple for me. I have dry combination skin that is acne prone but also very sensitive. My forehead breaks out frequently and this is a great spot treatment. It is effective (I usually see a difference within a day or less of using it) but doesn't burn the skin or cause any redness.
Rosie R.
13 reviews
I was out of town when a big pimple appeared right in the middle of my forehead. I went to a target around the are I was visiting and picked this spot treatment up because it was super affordable.My pimple had visibly decreased a lot overnight.It was barely noticeable.I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!
Kirsten L.
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I've used this product for years now and it's great. It's a small container making it easy to take along with you, it works great to get rid of pimples in size and really does decrease the redness. I highly recommend it!
Alyssa H.
265 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
This product did work for me but not as good as the one I usually use and takes a little longer to clear my acne up. My acne is hard to get rid of lately it seems but this one actually worked the least for me.
Ambar Z.
39 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I just love this.product so much. I discovered it in 2014, and ALWAYS have it around. It really.works in those pimples that.makes you look.like you have a third.eye or.a.horn. You wear.it at night. And the morning after it.looks.wayy better. RECOMMENDED 🌹😍
Sofia C.
109 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This is awesome! It doesn't have a weird smell, it's clear so you can wear it under/over/ without makeup! It's not super drying and doesn't irritate my semi-sensitive skin and seems to be working great ever since I re-vamped my skin care routine. I haven't notice that it has stained any of my pillow cases so that's awesome! I use this morning and night and it works great and no drying or irritation!!!
Gabrielle F.
7 reviews
Will this make my face break out if it doesn't work?
Sandra L.
west covina, CA
36 reviews
If you weren't satisfied with this product, which ones would you recommend?
I have very sensitive skin. Most acne treatments are too harsh on my skin. Do you think this would work for me?
Amelia L.
Oregon, WI
9 reviews
Does this actually work? Is it worth the cheaper price?
Layla G.
6 reviews
I don't have acne, just one or so breakouts, would you recommend this as a quick, fast, and simple product for that? I know it does depends on skin type.

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