On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
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On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment
0.75 oz
Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 114 reviewers.
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On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment is a spot acne treatment that provides maximum-strength results without drying out your face. It goes deep down in pores to kill the acne bacteria that cause pimples and helps stop new ones from forming.

Some medicated spot treatments contain high doses of Benzoyl Peroxide that can irritate skin, causing redness and dryness that can make acne worse. On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment contains just 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide, yet it provides the same maximum level of effectiveness with 70% less irritation.

Fight acne and get maximum-strength results with an acne spot treatment that won't dry out your face.
  • Oil-free
  • Non-comedogenic (won't clog pores)
  • 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide

Item #: 070501017906
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best ever! Beats out Proactiv! I know every bodies skin is different...... For me: I've used Proactiv for about 15+ years. As the one product of theirs that I was using is getting harder & harder for me to find. I decided to venture out & search for something new & something easier to obtain. I got this because it has the same amount of active ingredient as what I was using with Proactiv. OMG! It actually works better for me!!!! Nothing has ever worked better than Proactiv, but this does!!!! (I use On-The-Spot all over my face in the morning & Rapid Clear just on my T-zone at night.) Jun 13, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Life Saver! I've always struggled with the worst acne imaginable and could never find anything that worked until I started trying this! It is a lifesaver and I am so happy and can feel my self confidence flying with the results! May 24, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Miracle! I used this product on a big pimple I had on my nose before going to bed. The next morning, the pimple was gone with no scar or anything! For me, this product generally works better in the night time, because each time I use it in the day time, there is no progress made. But overall, it's a life saver!! Mar 3, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by WOW I have some chin acne that I want to get cleared up. I bought this product on Friday and started using it immediately one to three times a day like the directions say. Today is Sunday, and I am already seeing fast results. This product is amazing and is worth every penny I paid. Neutrogena continues to be number one in skin care products! The best! Dec 21, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Wish there was a 5% formula I suddenly had a small cluster of pimples develop on my chin and mouth areas a few months back. It seemed like I tried everything under the sun besides actually seeing a dermatologist. I finally stopped most products and continued to use my mild face wash. This definitely helped but I still needed something more. I tried this and it really has helped that area so much. I am still dealing with a few pimples around my mouth but they are nothing like they used to be. I use a small amount morning and night and pile on the moisturizer and I find I don't get dry at all. I will continue to use this product but my only wish is that it came in a 5% formula as well. It is very gentle but I feel on stubborn pimples it may be just a little too weak even if used daily. It's almost like it's right on the cusp of being great! Dec 18, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Awful Breakout I have loved other Neutrogena acne products and I wanted to love this one, but it broke me out horribly. After using it I had large patches of scaly skin and acne around the area for days. I would caution anyone with dry or sensitive skin to be very cautious with this product. Dec 9, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Disappointed This was one of the first spot treatments I bought for my mild acne (blackheads and whiteheads as a result of puberty, sigh). It didn't do anything for my acne, so I moved on to other products. A few months later, I decided to give it another try. It was the only change in my routine, and a few days later, my face became irritated, rough, and itchy. I stopped using immediately and now my face is ok again...but still acne-prone. A waste of money and a disappointing product...do not purchase. Nov 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by cant find any more of it! HELP!! I used just one tube of it and my 10years Acne and blackheads started to clear out for the very first time!! I have been battling with Pimples and Acne for the past 10years since I was 16, now am 26.. After the second tube, my skin was visibly clear FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME for a long as I can ever remember, I was able to go out without make up on to conceal the blackheads, something I can remember the last time I stepped out without the need to conceal my horrifying blackheads and Acne. However after the second tube, I went back to get the tube again from my supplier and thy had ran out of It. THEN MY PIMPLE STARTED COMING BACK after all efforts to get it have proved futile as no other stores seems to have it. Please Help! Can I order he and you ship it to me in Nigeria Africa? Nov 25, 2014
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Wash your face with gentle cleanser and pat dry. Apply directly on pimples. Apply once a day initially, then two or three times daily. If irritation or excess dryness occurs, reduce application to once a day.
While Neutrogena strives to keep ingredient lists on this website as accurate as possible, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, reliable, up-to-date, and error-free. Please refer to the ingredients list on the product packaging for the most accurate list of ingredients.

Active Ingredients:
Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%

Inactive Ingredients:
Water, Bentonite, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Emulsifying Wax NF, Polysorbate 20, Glyceryl Laurate, Cetyl Dimethicone, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Citrate, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Warning: For external use only. When using this product skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical medication at a time. Do not use if you have very sensitive skin or 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.
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