Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Eliminating Spot Gel: Dermatocare Reviews

Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Eliminating Spot Gel: Dermatocare Reviews




Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Eliminating Spot Gel is worth trying for few white or blackheads scattered on the face as a spot treatment. 

Will it work?

Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Eliminating Spot Gel might help in reducing the black/whiteheads scattered over face. It has four anti-acne ingredients- 2 % salicylic acid along with witch hazel cinnamon and  Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract. Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Eliminating Spot Gel works by drying out the oil secretion of pimples owing to it alcohol base and salicylic acid 2 %. It might not help in reducing red or pus-filled pimples as effectively as tea tree oil or benzoyl peroxide containing medicines. 

Acne has varied presentations and choice of treatment varies with the main type of acne lesion you have. I have mentioned the best acne cream that should be used for mild, moderate to severe acne in this article, Best Pimple Or Acne Remover Treatment: Dermatocare's Pick

For which skin type?

  You can use Neutrogena Rapid Clear Acne Eliminating Spot Gel for any skin type, even for dry skin but strictly as a spot treatment. If dryness occurs, discontinue use and see your doctor.

Is it safe?

Yes, it is devoid of significant toxic chemicals.

Will it irritate sensitive skin?

Yes, it likely to irritate sensitive skin owing to the alcohol base and many irritating ingredients.


Ingredient Type: Synthetic
Harmful Ing.: None (Parabens, Phthalates, Formaldehyde releasers, SLS, BHT free).
EWG : 6 (moderate hazard)
Comedogenic Ing.: None
Irritating Ing.: Alcohol, salicylic acid, cinnamon, Phenoxyethanol, Benzalkonium Chloride
Fragrances: Yes
Active Ing.:
  • Salicylic acid is exfoliating agent that has special affinity for lipids, thus it seeps into the clogged pores of your oil glands, loosen and removes of dead skin cells and debris that block your pores, leading to reduction in black/white heads.
  • Witch Hazel- there are few evidences that witch hazel might reduce acne.
  • Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract helps in reducing acne.
  • Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract has anti-septic and astringent properties.
  • Portulaca Oleracea Extract has anti-inflammatory benefits.
Base Ing.: Water, Alcohol dent. and witch hazel based spot treatment.
Ingredient list: Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid 2% Inactive Ingredients: Water, Alcohol Denatured 38%, Witch Hazel Extract (Hamamelis Virginiana), Polyacrylamide, Glycerin, C13 14 Isoparaffin, Cyclopentasiloxane, C12 15 Alkyl Lactate, Benzalkonium Chloride Solution, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Cinnamomum Zeylancium Bark Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Butylene Glycol, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract, PPG 2 Isoceteth 20 Acetate, Phenethyl Dimethicone, Cetyl Lactate, Cocamidopropyl PG Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Laureth 7, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Ammonium Hydroxide, Dehydroxanthan Gum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance