The only thing this spot treatment will do for your acne is make it worse. That’s because the formula contains a high amount of alcohol along with witch hazel (which adds more alcohol to the total) and irritant cinnamon and cedar extracts. The alcohol causes dryness, irritation, and can stimulate oil production at the base of your pores, none of which leads to clear skin.
This is a maximum strength acne treatment for breakout emergencies that clears breakouts fast and helps prevent emerging breakouts even before they become visible. This breakthrough formula features MicroClear, a powerful new technology clinically shown to boost delivery of acne medicine to clear congested pores and speed treatment deep to the source.
Water, Alcohol Denat. (38%), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Polyacrylamide, Glycerin, Salicylic Acid, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Cyclopentasiloxane, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Dehydroxanthan Gum, Denatonium Benzoate, t-Butyl Alcohol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Benzalkonium Chloride, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Hexylene Glycol, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Butylene Glycol, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Propylene Glycol, PPG-2 Isoceteth 20 Acetate, Cyclomethicone, Polysorbate 20, Phenethyl Dimethicone, Cetyl Lactate, Cocamidopropyl Pg Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Laureth 7, Ammonium Hydroxide, Parfum
Neutrogena is one of few brands that have an equally large presence in both the U.S. and in Canada. Unfortunately, many of the formulas and product names that Neutrogena uses are not interchangeable between the two countries, a fact that has been brought to our attention by our astute Canadian readers (who make up about 10% of our Beautypedia readership). In an effort to clear up a lot of the confusion surrounding Neutrogena Canada products, The Cosmetics Cop Team has done research in Canadian drugstores to determine the ingredients and product names as they appear on Neutrogena's Canadian packaging.
Please note that if a product does not appear on this list, it means that, to the best of our knowledge, that product has the same name and formula in the U.S. as it does in Canada. You'll find the reviews for such products under the main Neutrogena brand. That overlap means Canadian readers may find they have to switch between both Neutrogena and Neutrogena Canada to locate the product review they're seeking, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
In some cases the differences between the U.S. and Canadian version of a Neutrogena product is only an ingredient or two, and in other cases the entire formula is different. Despite The Cosmetics Cop Team best efforts, there are no doubt products that have been overlooked on this list. As much as we would like it to be comprehensive, we are restricted by what is on store shelves at the time we conduct our research. If you have any additional information about Neutrogena Canada products, we encourage you to contact us using the link at the bottom of the product's review page.
For more information about Neutrogena Canada, please reference our complete Neutrogena Brand Summary or visit www.neutrogena.ca.