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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 2,623 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
stephanie t.
Downingtown, PA
88 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
If you're looking for an amazing spot treatment you've got to try this! You can find it at any local drugstore for a cheap price! The packaging is nice for traveling too! I've noticed in the morning when i wake up after using it my pimples are either gone or extremely smaller!
Brittany F.
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
On The Spot acne treatment is my go to! It is very affordable and the fact that it can be found at any local drugstore is even better. I use it after washing my face every night and can see a huge difference on my larger pimples in the morning!
Victoria O.
Fresno, CA
8 reviews
I do love this product when ever I have a pimple that appears. It's not pricey at all fairly cheap. I like to by them at target cuz I always know where they at . I would buy them again if I didn't love my other acne treatments better.
Lisbeth R.
Atlanta
4 reviews
I wish it had a higher salicylic acid percentage. I once got it from Walmart. It’s in a decent size tub, easy to get product out. Unfortunately it did not work for me. Honestly my acne never did well with this brand. Why? Beats me.
Jhascia G.
37 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I took a solve my acne quiz. And I got matched for this and also the Pink Grapefruit Acne Wash. I've been using it for 2 months and my acne has cleared up tremendously. I still use it for breakouts and they clear up. And you can find it at your local CVS or Walgreens.
Kaliyah K.
15 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I works so good! You have to have a routine with it. I am a respect user with this. It is very effective. If you have bad acne you have to have a routine but if you have just small little ones you'll only need to use a little bit and not so often. It isn't pricey it's worth what you pay and I would buy this product again.
Bella R.
San antonio, TX
80 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I tried this and I didn't hate it, but I hate how it leaves a little patch where you put it on and I have to use an exfoliating cleanser to help get rid of it in the morning so I only use It at night or else it looks like a dry patch
Sarah M.
Cedarhurst , NY
154 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This product is perfect for breakouts. When I see a pimple on my face all I need is a small dot of the this cream and within hours it's smaller and less red. It comes in a small tube but the cream lasts awhile for what it's used for.
Brittney R.
Greendale, WI
59 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Although this product does work, it leaves a residue and white streaks on my face. Effective, but you must use very very sparingly so that your skin doesn't dry out. It is relatively inexpensive, and lasts quite a long time. I will purchase again, but definitely use with caution.
 Marissa C.
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
After so many disappointing prescriptions from the dermatologist that left me with flaky and dry skin, I tried this product and it worked even better. I apply just to the areas of my skin that have breakouts (obviously like a "spot") and it helps to clear the pimple within a day or two! Will keep using over other products!
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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