Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA

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4.02 / 5 based on 2,847 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
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.
Nika W.
Auburn Hills, MI
144 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
Samantha P.
Pasco, WA
4 reviews
It is rare for me to find a product like this that will actually minimize a pimple overnight.
This product does that for me. It is a great product
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.
Olivia L.
Canandaigua, NY
182 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
For a drugstore product I had heard good things about it, so I tried it and it really does work as well as I heard! It helped dry out my acne spots
Uyen T.
Burien, WA
13 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The best spot treatment ever, really help shrinking my zits and dry it up. Be careful where you put though because it can easily dry up your skin.
Abigail M.
Seneca
13 reviews
Purchased at: Walgreens
This product works very well. It dries out the problem areas and works fast!! Definitely would recommend and would buy again. Great quality product
Ken💖 S.
Oxford
6 reviews
Works like magic. Sometimes I use it with my Bioré it depends on the severity of my pimples but other than that I can't get enough of this stuff!!
Clary O.
Greenwood Vlg, CO
15 reviews
I don’t know what happened to the formula but this made my skin extremely red in the areas I applied it in and did absolutely nothing for my acne.
Nicole C.
Sn Bernrdno, CA
12 reviews
I have used on the spot acne cream a few times and while it works eventually it takes almost a week to get started on removing the zit on my face.
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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