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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

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4.02 / 5 based on 2,604 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
Ainsley B.
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
I use this product everyday! It’s my go to when I start seeing acne. It was more effective when I first started usuing. I bought mine at target and it was a good price for what it is. I would tell anyone with acne problems to use
Breeana H.
Chula Vista, CA
137 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I’ve been using this product since I was a teenager, and it truly works wonders. I bought mine at target but this product can be found anywhere. It’s a small tube so sometimes it can get lost but other than that I really love it.
Makenna D.
Tallahassee, FL
19 reviews
This product works well to fight acne. By just putting a little bit on spots that are giving you trouble I‎t brings the redness and irritation down after one night. I‎t works well for a quick reduction of visibility of a blemish.
Lauren S.
Moorefield
11 reviews
It didn’t work well for me. I found making a baking powder paste as a spot treatment worked way better and cheaper. I wouldn’t buy again. I ended up giving it to a friend and she likes it. I feel this product needs improvement.
Hannah S.
44 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Works well, and a very good price. Dries extremely fast and doesn’t dry out the skin too badly, and doesn’t leave any oiliness on the skin. It takes a couple days to get rid of problem spots, but it’s always eventually worked.
Ashlyn B.
Cohutta, GA
38 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This product works very well when I have a few bumps that are being stubborn! I can put this on and within the next day it looks as though the bump is starting to go away. It works well with the stress cleanser that they have.
Aprilmunoz A.
Phoenix
6 reviews
I had dealt with acne for the longest. I usually would eat unhealthy but I stoped this amazingly cute my acne not only acne but scars! It played of very well! It surprised me because I tired many other products and nothing more like this helped me in the long run!
Ashley S.
Westwood, NJ
39 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
it definitely is an alright product. i wouldn’t purchase it again. i put it on one pimple, it would go away on that area but spread to another area. it worked well on redness, just not that great with making them disappear.
hailey g.
69 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
It helps so much and I see a noticeable difference after I use it overnight. It is a little bit expensive due to the fact there is not a lot in it. I would recommend to those wanting to reduce the size of a pimple overnight.
Gianna D.
11 reviews
I discovered this a few years ago after suffering from minor breakouts. It’s a good product but not something you can use everyday. It drys out your skin but it does the job perfectly. I recommend using it 3-4 times a week.
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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