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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA

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4.02 / 5 based on 2,789 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
Kam R.
10 reviews
This product has literally been a lifesaver! I rarely have break outs but when I do, this is my go to. It dries up the pimple in no time and I am able to wash it off and the pimple is gone!
Tiffany K.
Fayetteville, AR
26 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is my favorite acne product on the market by far. It's super easy to apply and it works very well. If my acne isn't that bad, it'll be completely gone the next day after applying this and if my acne is slightly worse that month, it'll go away within a few days with this 
Nicole G.
Westerville, OH
62 reviews
Works wonders on those pesky zits that just pop up i use it and put it on thick over the zit and leave it overnight and wash my face that next morning and its great!
Kristen  B.
Spartanburg, SC
12 reviews
I have used this and it was not effective for me at all. I would constantly apply it to bumps and blemishes that were either just starting or ones that have been on my face for a while and it didn't help either of them.
Patti E.
Rosedale, MD
7 reviews
This cream after repetitive use did dry up my pimple. However it left me with a hard lump and discolored blemish in place of the pimple. It does fulfill it's purpose but you may be left with something worse. There has got to be something better out there.
Jenny B.
Granada Hills, CA
63 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product helped me a lot with my new acne that came out of nowhere. My expectation was reached and I really didn't believe that it would just all if a sudden start working but it did
Selina A.
Edison, NJ
29 reviews
Excellent. Literally gets rid of the pimple by the next morning. Can be a little pricey but usually get it on sale at CVS. Very gentle on the skin. Stays on during the night and washes off easily in the morning. I would definitely recommend this product.
Julia M.
Narragansett, RI
58 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I really do not see how this product works all that well . I have used it a few times and the acne dried up a bit but I feel like it did its natural course of action honestly. It is a little pricey but it was worth a try
Neilyn R.
32 reviews
Mediocre product. I do not recommend this to all my friends and associates. effective for the price. Does exactly as it advertises, but could be better. I will not be repurchasing this product in the near future.
Isabelle M.
Clermont
11 reviews
This product hasn’t fully removed my acne scars but it did diminish them a little. Before applying make sure to moisturize your face because it can be very drying.
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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