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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

4.0 out of 5 stars
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  • 4 Stars27%
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  • 2 Stars7%
  • 1 Star4%
4.02 / 5 based on 2,621 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
Kelsey A.
Sacramento, CA
80 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Used this product for a month and I would say it is very useful. It helps minimize and clear out the pimples or bumps on one's face.
Jessica R.
Jacksonville, FL
82 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This stuff is fantastic . I love it so much so that I use it regulRrly. It keeps my skin from breaking out and kills large blemishes.
Michelle D.
Garden Grove, CA
17 reviews
Works well on those pesky pimples that come out of nowhere. be careful about using too much though, it can and will dry your skin out
Wendy T.
238 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I use this every time I have a break out since the original formula came out when I was a teen, highly recommend and trust Neutrogena
Terri Q.
Murrells Inlet, SC
13 reviews
I've tried so many acne treatments over the years that it's not even funny, but this one is my all-time favorite! It actually works!
Elizabeth F.
Akron
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Works very well to eliminate visible redness and large pimples. I put it on at night and usually in the morning the pimple is smaller
Valeria R.
Coral Springs, FL
15 reviews
This helped my skin clear up so fast! Make sure to apply this at night after cleansing your face and you will definitely see results!
Shells U.
Minneapolis, MN
221 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
It doesn't really help me much. I have tried many of these spot treatments and others have definitely been better. It is very drying.
Kayla R.
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I don’t feel as though this product was as effective as a spot treatment when compared to my other spot treatment brands. Not great.
moe k.
Connersville, IN
58 reviews
I used this product for about two weeks, and I honestly didnt notice that much of a difference on my spots. Not sure if ill buy again
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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