Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Face Wash with salicylic acid acne medication to help treat breakouts
This acne face wash combines a powerful acne treatment and cleanser in a single formula
It gently cleanses deep down into pores to cleanses skin & prevent future breakouts in one step
Made with salicylic acid
MICROCLEAR technology helps boost delivery of acne medicine to help clear up acne and blackheads
Health Facts: Fluoride-free, aluminum-free, Sulfate-free, hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic, paraben-free, oil-free
Product Form: Liquid
Beauty Purpose: Basic cleansing
Recommended Skin Type: Acne-prone, normal
Features: Dermatologist tested
Item Number (DPCI): 037-12-0054
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Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash is the #1 dermatologist recommended acne-fighting facial cleanser. This daily acne face wash contains salicylic acid and is formulated to gently clean deep into pores for clearer skin and even helps treat acne before it emerges. Clinically proven MICROCLEAR technology helps boost the delivery of acne medication to help clear up acne and blackheads, and even helps prevent future breakouts. The acne-fighting formula oil-free formula rinses clean without over-drying or irritating the skin. From the #1 dermatologist-recommended acne brand, NEUTROGENA Oil-Free Acne Wash is suitable for daily use as part of a regular acne skin care routine.
A product that either carries an unqualified on-pack statement indicating that the product is free from parabens, or carries an unqualified on-pack statement "no parabens."
A product that either makes an unqualified on-pack statement indicating that it does not contain aluminum, or carries an unqualified on-pack statement "no aluminum" or "aluminum-free."
Dermatologist test product.
Recommended for Normal Skin.
Recommended for Acne-Prone Skin.
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I bought this product a little over a week ago because I could not find my original face wash. After my first few washes, I loved this product because my skin felt so clean but noticed my face began to feel dryer and dryer no matter how much facial lotion I applied. It’s weird because the only places that got dry were where I get the most oil buildup (nose and chin). I finally had to ditch this face wash after the sides of my nose began to flake very bad and burn like crazy. I still gave 3 stars because I believe this would work for someone who may have very oily skin rather than combo skin like mine. Overall it did a great job of cleansing but how much it dried me out knocked a few stars off this rating.
1 reply from Consumer Care team - 2 days ago
Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We wouldn't expect to hear our face wash is drying your skin out and we'd love the chance to learn more. When you have a sec, give us a call at 1-800-582-4048. We're available to chat Monday-Friday from 9am to 5:30pm ET. We can't wait to hear back!
it lately has been making my skin super i rested. it’s been burning and hurting and i have to sleep through it for it to stop. it makes my skin dry and tight so when i go to put moisturizer on it to make it ease, it just makes it worse. i do have sensitive skin, so it may be the issue, but i wouldn’t recommend.
1 reply from Neutrogena team - 5 days ago
Hey there, thanks for reaching out! We're so sorry you had such a negative experience with our facial cleanser. We'd love to learn more. If you wouldn't mind giving us a call at 1-800-582-4048 M-F 9AM-5:30PM ET. When you call please mention your reviewer name to our specilaist. Chat sonn!
I used the oil-free acne wash one time and had a horrible reaction, it has been 3 days and my face still burns so bad, it’s like a chemical burn on my face. Rash, blotches, redness, swelling. I can’t believe this wash did this to my face, it’s so painful and it’s so embarrassing what my face looks like. It’s awful!! Do not recommend at all!!!
1 reply from Consumer Serivce team - 7 days ago
Oh no, we're so sorry to hear this! We'd love to learn more about your experience and see how we can help, so please give us a call at 1-800-582-4048. We're available from 9am - 5:30pm ET, Monday through Friday. Hope to chat soon!
I have never written a review before. I am 35 and hair oily/sensitive skin. I purchased this to try as a basic bha cleanser. I washed my face with it ONE time and woke up the next morning with red swollen face, burns, and tiny little blisters all over my chin and around my mouth. My skin was so good before, and I am so sad that I tried this and caused so much damage. It ruined my skin! I highly doubt I’ll ever use a Neutrogena product again, if they can cause this much damage I don’t trust their products anymore.
1 reply from Consumer Care team - 13 days ago
We're so sorry to hear that this happened to you! We'd like to chat more about this with you. Give us a call at 1-800-582-4048. We're available M-F 9AM-5:30 PM ET. We look forward to hearing from you!
I got this face wash seeing it was in the top products, I am not happy with the results. While it did clear my acne it caused a ton of redness, it would also make my skin tight. After drying my face would feel dry around my nose area and around my mouth. My skin also looked like I had been running for miles it was so red. I wish there was an acne wash that cleared acne but also didn’t cause redness. I might get the hydrating facial cleanser that is more gentle on the face. If you have sensitive oily skin with a little acne I wouldn’t recommend this, especially if you are out in the sun a lot playing sports
1 reply from Consumer Serivce team - 20 days ago
So sorry to hear about your experience with our Oil-Free Acne Wash! We'd love to learn more and help you out, so please give us a call at 1-800-582-4048. We're available from 9am - 5:30pm ET, Monday through Friday. Hope to chat soon!
allergic reaction for 2 days of washing with this product. my whole face is puffed up, pain on skin and cracking around the mouth. eyes is swollen. I looked so disfigured! Now i have to go to the Dr for further exams. This is the worst products and there is no warning lable on here that is visible.
I bought this product a few days ago broke my skin out in hives itchy bumps all over my face. My skin is so dry it hurts to move my cheeks around. worst product I’ve ever came across and I have tried so much!! I wish I would’ve read the reviews before seems like this is nothing new with this product. I’m afraid to put anything on my skin right now I’m not sure what is going on with my skin!! & this is for acne?!? No ma’am!!
I bought this product a couple weeks ago and after just using it a couple times, my skin started getting extremely itchy and dry like I couldn’t fall asleep at night because of how itchy my face was after washing it. It was such a waste of money and I wish I could get a refund! Worst face wash I have ever used like certain parts of face are so dry that it is painful
1 reply from Consumer Care team - 1 month ago
Thanks for sharing! We'd love to speak to you directly to learn more about your experience with our acne wash. Please call us, our phone number is 1-800-582-4048, we’re here M-F from 9AM – 5:30PM ET. When you call, please share your username so we can match your call with your review. Talk to you soon!