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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 2,597 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
Sara J.
Sn Luis Obisp, CA
73 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I have used this product for over 2 years now, and i still love it! It dries out the acne without drying out your skin! 
shannon C.
91 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
It can make your skin burn, and to be honest I really don’t think it helped at all. I think natural stuff works better
Taylor Y.
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Reduced size of pimple and dried it out but left skin where applied very dry and flaky. Didn’t stop further breakouts.
Kati T.
Fairfield
6 reviews
You want to feel fresh and clean? This product is just for you!! I love this product it makes me feel clean and fresh!
Shannon R.
Shawnee
11 reviews
I wouldn't say this keeps the acne from coming back but it really does make the red go away if you have new blemishes.
Selina J.
Del Rio, TX
123 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I purchased it and used it a few times. I honestly didn't really like it as I felt it didn't really do anything for me.
monique c.
Richmond, VA
9 reviews
My daughter uses this and it seems to be working. she has bad acne and we have tried a lot of products to get rid of it.
Jessica L.
Kissimmee, FL
21 reviews
I purchased this once. it worked well, not a miracle cream but does the job over time. dries out the pimple over night.
Tara P.
Jasper
45 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This did not work for me, if anything it made my breakouts worse. Made my skin look red in spots and irritated my skin
Priyanka S.
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Didn't help much, I switched over to some tea tree oil based stuff that works better for my skin. Worth a shot I guess
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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