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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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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
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REVIEWS
judy f.
109 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Love this product!! Use it when I start getting acne and it diminishes my blemishes significantly. Would definitely repurchase.
Kira C.
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Heled to minimize my acne and was soothing. I didn't enjoy the smell however, but that could just be me. Still liked it though!
Reba D.
Kansas City
39 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love this product. I use it for spots I tend to get on my menstrual cycle. It completely removes large spots very quickly. 
Alejandra B.
60 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This stuff is great if you have small acne stops to clear up. I love to use this for small areas. Clears everything right up.
Alyssa P.
Cabot
6 reviews
Loved this stuff! Whenever I felt a zit coming on. I'd apply this and it would minimize so quickly. Definitely use it again.
Sarah C.
Kansas City, MO
26 reviews
This cream works like magic. I put it on & my pimples disappear! It leaves no redness or dryness or itchiness behind either!
Cameron C.
184 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I used this and it really does clean my face up good. It gets rid of acne in less then 2 days. It blew my expectations away.
Amanda B.
Hopewell, VA
13 reviews
This stuff really helps when you feel a blimish coming along!! you just put a little bit on the spot and it takes care of it.
Naz F.
Victorville, CA
11 reviews
At the moment I'm using this product and all I can say it that I'm thankful for it because it had cleared up most of my acne
Catarina M.
Lafayette, CO
9 reviews
I love all Neutrogena products. My skin is oily and I have acne so I use this product is also mask and sunscreen that Brand.
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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