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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA

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4.02 / 5 based on 2,785 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
Sarah F.
Germantown , Tn
45 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Amazing! Always use it at night and the next morning my pimple is gone. I've been using this product for years now!
Michelle S.
Suwanee, GA
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product is effective in treating acne and prevents my pimples from getting bigger and causing more blemishes.
Kenya B.
Saint Cloud, MN
53 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Horrible.

Does not work AT ALL!!

I’ve used 2-3 times daily as it says and it hasn’t gotten rid of a single blemish.
Britany C.
Roseville, CA
103 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I feel like this didn't work as quick as it supposed to. Want really a fan. I wish the results were a lot quicker.
Theresa I.
Westmont, IL
201 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Works great. If I use this product several days in a row though, it dries my skin out really bad. I buy at Target.
Yeymmy C.
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
The Neutrogena on the spot acne treatment it's really good to carry around when you have that pimple on your face
Rebecca C.
San Antonio, TX
101 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This is a great product and is my go to when I'm in desperate need of it! I would highly recommend this product !
Jamie S.
Ansonia, CT
40 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This works pretty well. I get break outs every once in awhile and this helps calm them down and clearly then up.
Beth V.
Madison, AL
61 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Don't work. Don't like it. Very rough on my skin and it leaves a residue that is crusty and difficult to get off
Emily D.
54 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I’m sure it works for some people but it’s not the right fit for me. My skin doesn’t respond well to quick fixes.
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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