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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

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  • 4 Stars27%
  • 3 Stars17%
  • 2 Stars7%
  • 1 Star4%
4.02 / 5 based on 2,608 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
Melanie S.
Virginia
380 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Fairly effective for teen and adult acne. We used as a treatment, and pre-treat for some areas. Great product for the price.
Amarelle B.
Indianapolis, IN
13 reviews
I've never used this product or any listed. However, I stopped using other Neutrogena products because they dry my skin out.
Samantha G.
71 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Have a rough acne bump or a few?! This is awesome the way it clears it up in no time. Plus your skin doesn't dry out from it.
Renata B.
Bethesda, MD
55 reviews
Nice to use when you have a few acnes. Does it's job. I was happy with the results every time I used. Buuut I little pricey.
Jennifer O.
Lauderdale By The Sea
15 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love this product it works well  good for my teenage children I am a repeated user of this product and I love it 
Evelyn R.
Miami, FL
75 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Works great on pimples, and it help me te one small pumps i had all over my forehead, just make sure to wear sunscreen after
Brittney J.
Hallsville , TX
369 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I don't feel like this product actually works. Although it is only about $5 dollars at Walmart. I wouldn't repurchase this.
Alexa N.
Lakewood, NJ
26 reviews
Love using my on the spot treatment at night to wake up with a blemish almost gone! Boosts my confidence for the day ahead
Claire M.
76 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Not as effective as I thought it would be. Didn’t see much of a difference after a month of using it. Not worth the price.
Mira J.
Brainerd, MN
83 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is the only thing that is gentle but also helped get rid of t acne! It makes them go down over night which is amazing!
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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