It definitely helped clear up some of my acne, but like others have stated it’s really strong. The scent is strong to the point where it hurts my nose and makes my eyes water and it also burns if anything’s open on your skin (like a cut or a sore).
I use them at night after my cleanser and they have definitely reduced my clogged pores and breakouts. The smell is nice (fresh clean) and i like that there are 60 pads, so it lasts me a full 2 months. Neutrogena used to sell an acne stress control liquid cleanser that i loved to use with these, but they aren’t selling it anymore (they have replaced it with a cream cleanser and i don’t like cream cleansers).
Purchased these to use on vacation in lieu of my normal toner for ease. And now they are a staple to my daily beauty regimen. The pads are thick and textured, holds up to vigorous scrubbing. I use after washing with my clarisonic and they still manage to find residual makeup. They say nightly, but i use them every time i wash, 2-3 times a day.
Neutrogena discontinued my beloved oil-free acne stress control 3-in-1 gel, so i got no choice but try this product out. It works on my small pimples as well as early sign hormonal cystic acne around my chin within three days of usage, twice per day (morning and night). Cons:(1) super (all caps) strong alcohol content and smell. So strong to the point if i wipe the cotton pad around my nose, i can’t breathe(2) this product will dry out fast. So, i put all the pads in a zip-lock bag before putting them back to the original plastic tub. I have opened the tub for around two weeks now. I wonder how long before it will affect the effectiveness of the ingredients.
It’s got a reasonably pleasant scent, easy to apply, the container keeps other pads moist, and the concentration is diluted enough that you can apply this in the morning, and there won’t be white flakes and stuff like with other creams. Only minor con is that you have to be patient and careful, when taking each pad out, since they can cling onto each other through adhesion, so having a bit of finger nail helps.
I order these on subscription because my girlfriend and i love them so much. We use 1 wipe in the morning and one at night before bed. It leaves you feeling refreshed and oil and gunk free. One of the only wipes that works in my opinion. If you’re unsure i’d say at least give them a try. It’s not like you can’t use a face-wash during the day and just use these at night even if you didn’t like them then you could use them that way. Whatever works for you but i can almost guarantee you’ll love them.
- The ONLY thing that helps my acne
- Not just for the young ones
- It works but SUPER strong smell of alcohol
Good acne wipes my face has been looking a lot better since i’ve been using these. I gotta start using them at night though to get the full effect (i’ve been using them in the morning before i go to work or go out lol).
I have dealt with acne for around 4 to 5 years at this point. Started when i was 12-13, and lasting until i am now 17. It went through several stages of intensities, and now it is at an all time low. I started using these pads in june of 2015 – almost a year now. Prior to that i was using the neutrogena rapid clear pads – never did a thing for me. As of right now i have no actual pimples themselves, just scars which are removing themselves. These pads are amazing and would recommend them. They may not help in all cases, but they’ve definitely helped in mine.
I buy these through the subscribe and save program. If you have oily skin and are prone to breakouts, these are terrific. They remove make-up well and leave no film on your face. They do dry skin a bit, so if you have normal or dry skin, i would not recommend them. I use these while traveling too. They pack easily in small plastic containers or baggies.
Using these wipes in combination with their acne stress control power cream wash has been hands down the best product line in terms of results. I have found that for best results, just before bedtime wash with the power cream wash at night followed by applying these pads (almost like a topical). It seems like the combination of truly cleaning your face with the power cream wash followed by the pads as a topical is the best defense and preventative measure to take against acne. I don’t get the same results with just the pads (without a wash first), likely because the skin isn’t fully clean first.
We got these to get our 11 year old to wash his face more. Apparently using soap and water is too confusing. These work great because they are easy to use and he has been able to see how much dirt gets on his face. They have helped his acne also. They do tend to dry out his skin a bit, but just skip using them once in the morning and by the night its better.
Features of Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Night Cleansing Pads with Maximum-Strength Salicylic Acid Acne Medicine, 60 ct.
- 60-pre-moistened Neutrogena Night Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Cleansing Pads with maximum strength salicylic acid, acne-fighting medicine, to visibly reduce acne and help stop breakouts, even before they become visible
- Neutrogena acne treatment pads are especially formulated for acne-prone skin and are oil-free and non-comedogenic, so they won’t clog pores
- Formulated with powerful Microclear Technology, a powerful technology, scientifically shown to boost delivery of salicylic acid acne medicine to the source of breakouts
- Maximum-strength formula cleansing pads ideal for wiping away pore-clogging oil, dirt, and makeup at night before bed, while working fast to clear acne and prevent future breakouts
- These soft, textured acne pads clean into pores to give you clearer skin without over-drying or irritation. Acne treatment from the #1 Dermatologist Recommended Brand
From the manufacturer
At a Glance:
- Microclear Technology
- Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment
- Great for night cleansing of pore-clogging oil & makeup removal
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Night Cleansing Pads with Salicylic Acid
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Night Cleansing Pads treat acne even before it emerges. Sweep away pore-clogging oil and makeup with these easy-to-use cleansing pads, featuring powerful Microclear technology. Use in place of a regular rinse-off facial cleanser at bedside or whenever you can’t get to a sink.
- Cleanse 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 applications to once a day or every other day.
Make acne one less stress
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control is designed to help you fight acne where it starts. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control is so advanced, it treats acne even before it emerges.
Breakout less, stress less
While treating acne at the source is the key to long-term prevention, addressing the visible signs of irritation can be just as important in getting the great looking skin you want. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control products, with skin-soothers specially selected for acne-prone skin, including cucumber and green tea extracts, leave skin feeling soft while addressing irritation.
Help outsmart acne with the genius of Microclear, a revolutionary technology that is scientifically shown to dissolve oil and help boost delivery of salicylic acid to the source of breakouts.
About Neutrogena Brand
Neutrogena is a brand of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. The #1 dermatologist-recommended* skincare brand, Neutrogena offers some of the world’s most loved beauty and skin care lines, and manufactures and markets products in over 70 countries.
*Neutrogena is the #1 OTC brand recommended by Dermatologists in the USA. (Source: Dermatologist Recommendation Study. Gfk. 2016).
60-pre-moistened Neutrogena Night Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Cleansing Pads with maximum strength salicylic acid, acne-fighting medicine, to visibly reduce acne and help stop breakouts, even before they become visible
I have had moderate to sever back acne since high school. It’s always bothered me and i’ve tried a few body washes before buying these pads. Every night i would use 2 pads (front/back) on my back area only. Within a few weeks my back was noticeably getting better.The pads do sometimes leave your skin feeling a little bit sticky but it really doesn’t bother or irritate me at all. I always used these before i went to sleep and they have worked so well i highly recommend these wipes for body acne.
It gets rid of my acne which is wonderful. However, it leaves dry spots where the acne was. I already have dry and sensitive skin so i really don’t want more dry spots but i will keep using it until i find something else that gets rid of my acne.
I have decided to share my experience with these wipes. My face is very tricky some spots are sensitive and dry and other parts are more oily/prone to acne. When i use this on my face i get too dried out and start to peel a little. I used to get really bad acne on my arms and after i get out of the shower i use these on my trouble spots and within a week of use my spots are almost gone completely. So maybe it didn’t work for my face as expected but on tougher skin like my arms i’ve seen massive improvement. Great product and has boosted my confidence with wearing tank tops again.
Little, thin pads soaked in some stinky, pungent miracle fluid. Only used 2 times and there’s such a dramatic difference. Size, redness and quantity is reduced. I have super sensitive skin but havent experienced any irritation. Will update if my happiness with these changes.
This product works well for my mom. My mom suffers from dementia and like others who suffer from it, they don’t remember to wash their face daily and a lot of them get comedones(blackheads). This product is easy for me, or her, to use as it does not require rinsing, which is an extra step that confuses them.
I struggle with hormonal acne so i have this a shot and this formula saved my face. I had the worst acne flare up on my face that was not going away for months and when i used this once a day for a week it started to reduce my acne and now it’s barely there. I don’t have any before and after photos because i avoided taking pictures at all cost during the flare up. The only downside is that it doesn’t help with scars. So even though my skin is smooth and there’s no acne i still have dark spots where they used to be. Update: i’ve been using this religiously but sadly the last moment i ran out i had to get ulta’s formula10. 6 which i used to use and my acne came roaring back to the point i’m embarrassed to walk out of the house because i’m covered in white heads all over my chin/jaw. It’s safe to say i’ll be buying this in bulk.
Neutrogena acne treatment pads are especially formulated for acne-prone skin and are oil-free and non-comedogenic, so they won’t clog pores
I tend to use these more during the summer or hot months before i go to the gym and after a shower. If my skin gets dry, i use an oil such as mederma. It is a must if you break out, and for me works better than a benzoyl peroxide product which makes me super dry, red & itchy. The ingredient in this is salicylic acid. I also have a toner and a gel with this ingredient, so i alternate, or use one after another depending on my blemish.
Incredibly convenient little pads, and what seems to be quite effective acne treatment. I’m using the whole line of neutrogena acne stress control products and it seems to be helpful. One of these pretreated pads has more than enough product on it for a single application – if you want to make it last longer, get the bottled version and use cotton balls. It goes much father that way. These pads, however, are ideal for travel and overnights.
Formulated with powerful Microclear Technology, a powerful technology, scientifically shown to boost delivery of salicylic acid acne medicine to the source of breakouts
Maximum-strength formula cleansing pads ideal for wiping away pore-clogging oil, dirt, and makeup at night before bed, while working fast to clear acne and prevent future breakouts
These soft, textured acne pads clean into pores to give you clearer skin without over-drying or irritation.