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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

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  • 2 Stars7%
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4.02 / 5 based on 2,612 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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Top Questions See all 357 Q&A

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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
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REVIEWS
Nadine A.
Far Rockaway, NY
134 reviews
This totally works!! but....be careful sleeping with it before it dries...can bleach colored sheets...my poor new martha Stewart sheet prove this!!
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.
christina d.
Wilmington, DE
54 reviews
I've been using this product for about 8 years. It does what it saying, best to use at night because it does leave a dry white paste on your face.
Victoria J.
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product is my saving grace, whenever I get a pimple and I need it gone quick this product comes to the rescue! One night and its disappeared.
Leah M.
Ironton, OH
13 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Really good product. Reduced swelling and redness overnight. Easy instructions for younger users. Nice low price for the wellness of the prodict.
Kelsey G.
Bristol
19 reviews
When I get a random pimple pop up overnight I just put a little dab on the spot and by the morning it's completely gone! Definitely a life saver!
Melissa M.
Edinburg, TX
40 reviews
This is an awesome product. Every once in awhile I get acne on my face and quickly put this right on the problem area. Will recommend to friends
Ashley R.
12 reviews
I love this acne treatment! It dries your pimples out quickly or brings the fluids if any to the surface! I wash my face and put it on at night.
Giselle O.
Miami, FL
143 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I use this product on the last month and It really works!! Totally love it, I think it's very effective and did a great job with my acne problem!
apryl a.
Acushnet, MA
8 reviews
I like this for the occasional blind pimple. It helps being it to the surface without causing damage to the skin. I didn't find it drying at all.
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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