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4.5

64 reviews

92%
would repurchase
4.0/5
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ingredients

Active Ingredients: Each grams contains: Bacitracin Zinc (500 units), Polymyxin B Sulfate (10,000 units). Inactive Ingredients: White Petrolatum Base.

Reviews

Reviews


5.0
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6 years ago

Polysporin is great as a spot treatment for me, particularly if I've been bad and picked a zit or over-zealously squeezed one. I had an angry red spot on my cheek from aggressive squeezing that...

About reviewer (200 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen



5.0
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7 years ago

I know a lot of people are using this to treat acne and I think it's a great spot treatment for sure. What it is also fantastic for is healing painful cracked skin on the heels of your feet. The...

About reviewer (1084 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


5.0
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8 years ago

This is for the triple strength ointment. I had two cyst pimples on my cheek & I never get acne (except TTOTM) and well .. I dug at them like crazy until they were bloody, big and of course there...

About reviewer (179 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
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9 years ago

I use the original cream formula, that comes in the yellow and blue tube. I am pretty sure I have been using it for more then two years, and have probably gone through more then 4 tubes. I use to...

About reviewer (18 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinDry, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


4.0
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10 years ago

I use the Walmart knockoff version of this. I was worried about the mineral oil/petrolatum because it has pore clogging potential, but when I put this on a zit I'd popped (I know, I know)...

About reviewer (49 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


5.0
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10 years ago

Polysporin is great to use on acne that you think may scar. What I like to do is apply a little dollop of polysporin onto the zit and then put a small circular bandaid over it. This way, I can...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBlue


4.0
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10 years ago

We keep a couple tubes around for general first aid, but recently I've had some odd under the skin bumps that weren't going away. They weren't cysts, and none of my usual acne treatments were...

About reviewer (141 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
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10 years ago

One word, AMAZING. After I've popped a pimple I always apply Polysporin and it reduces the redness and dry skin that I would otherwise have if I did not apply this.

About reviewer (21 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
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10 years ago

Polysporin for acne? Yes of course! I love this for pimples.. However I wouldn't over use to all the time, I do use benzoyl peroxide with a bit of which hazel in it which works very well too.. The...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


1.0
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10 years ago

I was really hoping that I would love this product, as many of the other reviewers had. I was intending to use polysporin on my acne, in hopes that it would reduce redness and size..... Well it...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


5.0
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11 years ago

ive already gone through...3 tubes? love it for acne love it for cuts exp for acne though...i put it on hormonal acne and it helps a loot with its life cycle :)

About reviewer (158 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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12 years ago

Not surprising that this would help with drying out blemishes, considering it's an antibiotic ointment and blemishes are tiny infections, so.....good to know.

About reviewer (148 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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12 years ago

I have got to say that this stuff is amazing! I had a horrible zit on my lip that was making me feel self consious. I put on a little bit before going to bed and when I woke up it looked way...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOther, Other

HairOther

EyesOther


5.0
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12 years ago

I wish I found this products few years ago, I could have saved my face from acne scars but I'm glad I found it now.every time I get a zit(mostly stupid whiteheads) I apply alittle polysporin and by...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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12 years ago

I love love love this stuff. It's a staple in my medicine cabinet. Even though I know it's horrible to do I still find myself picking pimples occasionally, and when I do this is the only thing that...

About reviewer (12 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinVery Oily, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


1.0
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12 years ago

I bought this after reading the reviews about this working as a spot treatment for pimples. Well I just recently got THE worst pimple EVER and I needed something to get rid of it and FAST. Used...

About reviewer (66 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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12 years ago

Polysporin does work in my case, i've tried SO MANY products and remedies for my skin, but none of them seem to work.. But i came across Polysporin in a desperate need to clean up my skin, and it's...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Olive, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


5.0
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13 years ago

HG product! Best used when you've just popped a pimple, leaving a bloody mess on your skin. And when you've just torn through your skin as you squeezed out a blackhead. First wash the wounds with...

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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13 years ago

I have generally good skin, but products and hormones cause the odd breakout. I use Saje products as a daily (Zit Zapper) and when I have a few zits, I after the initial breakout I alternate with...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinOily, Medium

HairBlond

EyesHazel


5.0
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13 years ago

Besides its use for cuts and small burns, like others have mentioned, this is great for pimples. I use the Polysporin triple antibiotic which has polymycin B sulfate 0.13%, bacitracin zinc 0.79%...

About reviewer (50 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown