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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 2,616 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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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
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REVIEWS
Tori M.
Franklin, IN
21 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I've used this product for years and I keep coming back to it. I have random breakouts in my t-zone and this helps then heal and clear up quickly.
Nika W.
Auburn Hills, MI
131 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Everytime I use the on my dark spots I see change. It doesn’t take weeks or months to start working either. I see results in as little as 3-4 days
Mireya P.
Kissimmee, FL
70 reviews
This product is ok, i didn't notice that much improvement when i used the acne treatment over night, at most, some of the redness was a bit better.
Annie G.
Fort Leonard Wood
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Works like a gem! Daughter breaks out and uses this as her cleaner and treatment daily. She loves it because her skin doesn't get irritated by it.
Felicia L.
Austin, TX
59 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
It works if you have time. I found a faster product. But, that is not to say that I don't like Neutrogena. I do, Judy not this particular product.
Samira B.
1 review
Perfect thing against big spots and little spots. Sometimes you have to use it more than one time and it will dry your skin, but it really helps!!!
Rachel F.
Hoover, AL
33 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Got rid of one the pimples that hadn’t developed yet, almost overnight, got rid of the redness and the swelling went down and the skin was smooth.
Meg D.
San Juan
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This is my go to whenever i'm experiencing break outs. Makes your break outs shrink or completely disappear over night and i completely recommend.
Emily B.
26 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Gets rid of acne really fast. Not too expensive but worth the money. Bought at target. Stings a little but, it does its job. Clears up really fast.
Debbie S.
Auburn, WA
16 reviews
Neutrogena On-The-Spot Maximum Strength Effective Acne Treatment clears up acne quickly (starts working to heal right away). This is amazing stuff!
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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