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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

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  • 2 Stars7%
  • 1 Star4%
4.02 / 5 based on 2,606 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
MzMeg n.
Sherman, CT
166 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This is amazing i feel like it just take the pimple away in minutes i just am in love with this company and there skin products and i love that i can get them at walmart it make life’s 10 times easier. I can get everything i love there and for such low prices
Kinnison L.
Hurricane
4 reviews
I LOVE THIS PRODUCT! I have had acne since I was a teenage, now at age 25 its a bit more embarassing. The kind of acne i have is cystic so if i have a breakout it last for a while. This product reduces breakouts and helps heal the ones that i have at the time. Hands down would order this again. 
Amy N.
Covina
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I think it wasn’t really good but I’d did clear up my redness but I recommend using it maybe 30 min or an hour before you go out because if one layer doesn’t work you can add another cause usually I need 1-2 thin layers of this before the redness goes down
Ashley V.
Philadelphia , PA
133 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
If I ever break out again, I will definitely purchase this item. It works wonders also if you apply at end the next morning you will see a difference. It's affordable and you get results the next day. I love the brand and will continue to buy different items.
Bailey M.
Palm Bay
14 reviews
I get terrible pimples and have struggled to find something that calms them and get rid of them. This product not only reduces the redness but the size as well in just one night. I purchased it at walmart for a fair price and would definitely re purchase!
Vanessa M.
Columbus, OH
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love this stuff. I put it on at night or even during the day to stop incoming breakouts or subside current ones. It's a great price and lasts quite awhile. I normally get it at the grocery store or Target and CVS. It's the only spot treatment I've used!
Nita v.
Walnut, CA
55 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product does what it says! Put it on at night and boom! The blemish is pretty much gone in the AM! I love a good drugstore product that actually works. Very effective and won't let go of this one!! Holy graillllllll!!! Thanks to this amazing product 
Anna B.
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This spot treatment is great for on-the-go and it’s quick and simple. It really works on my sensitive skin and helps with my acne prone skin. It doesn’t dry out my face or make it too oily. The best part is that it’s so easy to keep in my bag for travel!
jennifer c.
18 reviews
I have a big bottle and find that this only works to shrink your pimple. It's takes a day or two. But it doesn't make it go away. It's shrinks because it dry that part of your skin. I yet to try to apply moisturizer after it absorbs. But I have found more effective products.
Taylor H.
468 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love this stuff!!! It really helps clear out those stubborn pimples. It doesn't dry out my face a lot like other spot treatments do. I would seriously recommend trying this out if you deal with acne. It is definitely a staple in my skincare routine!!
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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