Neutrogena • Oil-Free Acne Stress Control 3-in-1 Hydrating Acne Treatment • Treatments (Face)

rated 4.0(505 reviews)

Average Rating.4.0
Would buy this product again.77%

rated 4 of 5 makeup_princess88 on 8/11/2009 5:19:00 AM more reviews by makeup_princess88

Age: 19-24   Skin: Normal   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

It works to reduce the size of my pimples when I apply it all over my face and leave it on until the morning. Good stuff!

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rated 4 of 5 mcpatty on 8/7/2009 11:46:00 AM more reviews by mcpatty

Age: 44-55   Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm   Hair: Grey, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Hazel    

i have bought this a few times, to use at night or under makeup (along with sunscreen of course ) during the day. it has a nice, light texture, not greasy, and a cool refreshing fragrance. i am on my second or third tube- it is wonderful during the summer!!

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rated 3 of 5 kamiyagrl89 on 8/7/2009 11:37:00 AM more reviews by kamiyagrl89

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

Smells good, but I don't think it did anything for my pimples. I think it's better as a preventative measure than as an acne solution. Good product.

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rated 3 of 5 exquis on 8/4/2009 11:13:00 AM more reviews by exquis

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Brown    

Well, basing on reviews i got this stuff. Ingridients listed on the packaging are supposed to work, really work..but not for me.
It does mosturize skin without a greasy feeling, it does smell great (for me), but it doesn't work with cleaning up acne...:(
For the price paid - nice product, if you just need a mosturizer for oily or combination skin

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* besidetheocean on 8/3/2009 9:50:00 AM more reviews by besidetheocean

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I'm jumping the gun reviewing this one so soon since I've only used it once, but I'm amazed at the state of my skin right now. I was thinking the other day how I've never used a treatment that left my skin feeling balanced - it's either left overly oily or dry and uncomfortable. After using this last night, my skin feels perfectly soft and moisturized and not oily at all. The appearance of my skin is the same, except it's maybe a little less red than before. I hope that I can continue to use this product, but the silicones in it scare me a little. I will update later on once I've had time to tell if this helps with my acne.

UPDATE: Well my skin felt balanced for the first few days and then went right back to its oily state and then some. Plus it caused some new pimples. Giving it 3 lippies because I like the scent and texture of it, and it was very moisturizing.

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rated 3 of 5 rinae on 8/1/2009 7:39:00 AM more reviews by rinae

Age: 25-29   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

It is a decent product. I actually use it to control razor bumps after a fresh shave and wax of the bikini line; it works well for that =)

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rated 4 of 5 studybreak on 7/18/2009 7:03:00 PM more reviews by studybreak

Age: 36-43   Skin: Acne-prone, Tan   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

Saw this recommended in Lucky magazine in an article explaining that though it's counterintuitive for oily skin to need a moisturizer, this type of skin benefits such a product. Anyway, my skin has been as clear as it has been in months (though the birth control pills help as well.) The smell is pleasant and my face feels fairly well-hydrated. Light enough to use under my makeup as well. Someone mentioned that it needs to be in a pump bottle. I hadn't thought of that beforehand, but that would be more sanitary.

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rated 5 of 5 MsFeli89 on 7/12/2009 4:52:00 AM more reviews by MsFeli89

Age: 19-24   Skin: Oily, Tan   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

LOVE THIS STUFF! Im just finishing my first tube and I bought this about 2 or 2 months ago. Well, I bought this at Target bc the makeup lady, yes Target has a makeup lady, told me to buy it bc i told her I really like Clinique Dramatically Different Gel Moisturizer, and she reccomended that i buy this. She said its just like Clinique's., she knows this bc she used 2 work for Clinique. Well I didnt believe her. I used it and i was like ehh its w.e. I used it off and on for the first month. But then I started using it every single day, and I fell in love. I have oily/acne prone skin. This is lightweight, feels like nothing on, the gel is a nice feeling to the skin not like lotion, that leaves my skin feel greasy and heavy. I put it on under my makeup and before bed. It controls my oily and has really healed my acne. Reduces redness and WHAT I LOVE MOST IS IT LEAVES MY SKIN SO SOFT!!!!! I can't stop touching my face, its not oily and nasty, its soft, smooth, and velvety, and CLEAN! Love that it hydrates my skin. what can' i say I LOVE THIS STUFF AND HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO OILY/ACNE PRONE SKIN!

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rated 5 of 5 pearbeary18 on 7/11/2009 6:53:00 PM more reviews by pearbeary18

Age: 19-24   Skin: Very Oily, Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Black    

This is a great product! I used to use L'oreal Pure Zone Astringent with 2% salicylic acid, and it worked great but was drying to my skin. However, I can't find it anymore so I tried this. This is amazing. I use it before I go to bed. It is not drying and doesn't irritate my skin. It does take a couple of minutes to dry, but that's the least of my worries. I didn't want to use a toner/astringent with alcohol in it, and I'm glad I found this.

Give this a try! I use 10% benzoyl peroxide gel only on spots in the morning and apply sunscreen. At night I use this all over my face. Even in the winter I sometimes don't need to use a night cream because this is hydrating enough.

Some of these reviews are from people who only use this and say it doesn't work- you need to use benzoyl peroxide with this. The bp kills bacteria while the salicyclic acid exfoliates so you need both in order to treat mild acne. For moderate to severe acne, you need to see a dermatologist.

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rated 1 of 5 audeespicey on 7/9/2009 10:52:00 AM more reviews by audeespicey

Age: 36-43   Skin: Acne-prone   Hair: Red   Eyes: Brown    

Hate to be the messenger of bad tidings, but this lotion did nothing for me. I was excited to see that it contains 2% salicylic acid because that used to be my HG when Neutrogena had it in the Multi-Vitamin treatment years ago. Well, they discontinued that, and I never found anything remotely even plausible from Neutrogena to replace it--until this, I thought. However, the results are inferior. The lotion itself feels greasy and viscous. I put it on and shine like I'm slimy. And worst of all, THIS CRAP MAKES ME BREAK OUT. I've experimented--my face can be fine for a week, I put this on one morning, and by that night, 2 or 3 zits have surfaced. Absolute rubbish "acne stress control" when it causes acne and causes stress.

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