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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

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  • 4 Stars27%
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  • 2 Stars7%
  • 1 Star4%
4.02 / 5 based on 2,620 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
Jolianna D.
Kissimmee, FL
689 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I love this spot treatment it really works it only takes about 2-3 days to get rid of it I like it
Shawna P.
Daytona Beach
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Effective an fast treatment to cure a break out A.S.A.P. It's one of my go tos! Gentle to the skin
Heather L.
16 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
It takes a bit to work but it’s pretty good for the price and if you want something sort of quick!!
Jan A.
Ansonia
53 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Great, makes pimple smaller and go away quicker, doesn't have a smell, only put it on your pimples
Hailey G.
San Diego
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
product works wonders. dries up pimples over night. doesnt feel bad on the skin. i am a repeat user
Samantha G.
Lincoln Park , MI
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love this! It removes acne and acne scars. Keeps the skin well and not as dry as other products.
Claire J.
hubert, NC
83 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Definitely lessens the redness of a pimple that appears randomly during the day. I would recommend
Morgan A.
Burlingame
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Didn’t seem to help my acne spots. Would try again but not a top pick when trying to find a product
Madi B.
99 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I had higher expectations for this because it’s neutrogena, but I did not see the results I wanted.
Sabrina S.
19 reviews
I didn't notice much if an decrease in the amount of timber it took to start helping heal the acne
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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