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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA

4.0 out of 5 stars
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  • 2 Stars7%
  • 1 Star4%
4.02 / 5 based on 2,779 Reviews

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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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
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REVIEWS
Brittany A.
Randolph, NJ
71 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This stuff works great! I use it when I wake up with a pimple and put just a tiny bit on the blemish and by the end of the day it's gone! I always carry it around with me in case I get a break out while I'm out and about.
Tiffany C.
Miami , FL
156 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Only acne product that I continue repurchasing. It doesn't dry my skin out & seems to work way better than salicylic acid based products. I actually just ran out & need to repurchase. This is a staple in my makeup bag!
Kirsten G.
Cheektowaga , NY
72 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Great results. Combined use with my moisturizer so it didn't dry out my face too much. Such a reasonable price and easy to use. Got this at target. Very pleased with the results!! I do recommend this product to others!
Kayla A.
Camillus, NY
110 reviews
This on the spot acne treatment is a must have!!! It works in a matter of overnight. It almost dries the pimple right off and leaves almost no scar. It's a bit pricey but totally worth it!!! I would repurchase in a second
Jessica F.
132 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This products is amazing. The pimple and zit is gone with a few hours and some cases a day or two. Don't put a lot cuZ it can dry the skin area and leave white. I usually don't like neutrogena products but this is my go to. Holy grail.
Ashley C.
Montclair, NJ
10 reviews
I love this! I use it when I notice acne on my face at night and by the time I wake up it's either gone, or not noticeable anymore. It works so fast, doesn't break me out, and leaves no residue behind! Definitely one of the best drugstore acne treatments
Catherine A.
Blytheville, AR
11 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I give this product 5 out of 5 starts if I could go more I would! I'm in love with this product I use it EVERYTIME an acne spot pops up because the next day it's gone or almost completely! It is a great price for the magic it does. Go buy this it is amazing!! Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
abby k.
monticello
9 reviews
I have used On-the-Spot as my go-to spot treatment since I was probably eleven, and it's the only one that's ever done the trick for me. Very effective, and has made some of my pimples go down dramatically overnight!
Kristi C.
Maryville, TN
35 reviews
It's been a long time since I've used this product, but when I did I only got so so results. If it was tiny and not really swollen then it would go away. But on the pimples you need gone by tomorrow, I would find they would still be there. I think it does help but just not good like you would expect.
June D.
Clarksville, TN
117 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Must have!
I love using it at night when going to bed! I'll put it on a pimple & if it's a small one, in the morning, it's gone! If it's a higher one i still see a reduction in size & it'll be gone after a few uses .
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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