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Neutrogena Stubborn Acne® Spot Drying Lotion

Spot Drying Lotion

Dry up acne, while reducing redness and relieving skin discomfort

  • Acne drying lotion contains 10% Sulfur, Calamine, and 4% Niacinamide
  • 10% Sulfur penetrates pores to help eliminate acne
  • 4% Niacinamide known to help target post-acne marks
  • Formula is free of fragrance, parabens, phthalates, dyes, and oils
Active ingredient
Sulfur 10%
Acne Treatment


For external use only. Flammable: Keep away from fire or flame When using this product

  • Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush immediately with water.
  • Skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time.
  • Apply only to areas with acne.

Do not use on

  • Broken skin
  • Large areas of the skin

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • Clean the 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 to three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor.
  • If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day.
  • Sensitivity Test for a New User: Apply product sparingly to one or two small affected areas during the first 3 days. If no discomfort occurs, follow the directions stated above.

Other information

Store at room temperature.

Inactive ingredients

Isopropyl Alcohol, Water, Calamine, Niacinamide, Zinc Oxide, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Salicylic Acid, Titanium Dioxide


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