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Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment

BY NEUTROGENA #14 in Acne Treatments

4.0 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars45%
  • 4 Stars27%
  • 3 Stars17%
  • 2 Stars7%
  • 1 Star4%
4.02 / 5 based on 2,614 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
Madison S.
Georgetown, KY
162 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Been using this for years. I use this when I don't use the Mario badesque frying lotion since this one isn't as drying. It works amazingly and keeps my skin clear! I absolutely am in love with this product and will always repurchase!
Erica H.
Richmond, VA
5 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I love this product. This is perfect for ppl with little troubled acne areas. I apply it to the pimple twice a day and you Xander a difference after the second day.  Very gentle does not dry my face out either. I would recommend it. 
Kristi H.
Apple Valley
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I have this on hand for emergencies but it’s very drying. I can’t say if it really helps heal blemishes quicker, but it does leave me with a dry spot on my face that is sometimes more difficult to cover with makeup than a blemish.
Amanda S.
Woodville , AL
62 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Neutrogena® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment is an okay product. I'm not sure if this product helped my blemishes or not that's why it only has two stars. It is an affordable product but I'm not certain I'll purchase it again.
laila m.
bryan, TX
5 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
i’ve use it on the places i have pimples. i put it on at night and wake up and my pimples go down i like it i will buy it again. in fact i just bought a new one a few days ago . good packaging. i bought it at walmart great price.
Aimee J.
Chicago, IL
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I have been using this product ever since i went through puberty and it was a LIFESAVER. I didn't have bad acne for years. My skin looked porcelain. then they changed the formula and now it doesn't work for me anymore. i'm pissed
SARIN C.
Granada Hills, CA
34 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This one's kind of iffy. I'm a first time user with this specific product. It wasn't immediately effective, but I saw a reduction in my pimple the next morning. It doesn't burn or anything, and I was afraid it would. I would 
Sarah L.
Nettleton
21 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This does indeed help dry the pimple coming up, but it doesn't not actually clear the pimple up completely like I had expected. I bought mine from ultra. I was a first time user. I would buy again because it does help a good bit.
mika a.
23 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I use this spot treatment on my mild acne spots. I tend to get acne that hurt and I can't get rid of them! I guess this spot treatment is okay. It's definitely not a miracle but it can get the job done if you use it frequently.
Sandi I.
Gretna, LA
73 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is really good it actually helps it dries out the spot so it is going to make that spot very flaky if your trying to put makeup on it the next day its not going to go away in one day but it will help in the size I recommend putting it at night and sleeping in it
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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