Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA

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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
Reviews (2,959)
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REVIEWS
Nicole M.
Santa Clarita, CA
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I like how well this product works for treating blemishes however if used too often it does make my skin dry out.
Erica D.
Surprise, AZ
73 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I have looked around and tried so many to try my sensitive skin and I was very surprised on how great this workef
Samantha W.
Linn Creek
18 reviews
Worked ok. Price was good for it. Wasn't the best from their product line. Will find something else to use. 
Katelynn M.
Espanola, NM
10 reviews
One of my favorite acne products! Have bought multiple times and will continue to buy this product! Works wonders
Ana T.
66 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Don’t like using it often only when necessary as it’s suppose to work for spot ons. It’s a good traveling size
Katie M.
21 reviews
This works great in a pinch to try and get some fast relief for a major pimple attack. Dries it out basically.
Mary L.
Armonk, NY
125 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This one is very good, I really love it, I will keep using it, it's one of my favorites products in my list. .
Jennifer H.
FARGO
24 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I put this on all my breakouts. Usually only get one or 2 pimples a month though. Did they change the formula?
Lexie C.
Orlando, FL
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
it's crazy how well this product works against those annoying pimples. it's pretty effective within a few days. 
alejandra r.
146 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
The product can help but not as much as other products. I mean it can help with redness but doesn’t act quickly
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?
Usagi 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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