Neutrogena - Acne Stress Control Wash


Acne Stress Control Wash

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Neutrogena Acne Stress Control Power-Cream Wash has a powerful micro-clear technology that penetrates deep into the pore to unclog it by washing away oil, dirt and target spots before they have a chance to appear. Texture is gentle enough for everyday use. The creamy lather works fast while green tea and cucumber extracts soothe skin and help reduce irritation.



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Ultimate Favourite Power-Cream Wash!

I ultimately love using Neutrogena Acne Stress Control Power-Cream Wash. It refreshens and preps my facial skin to start a long stressful day without irritating it.


I love using Neutrogena Acne Stress Control Power-Cream Wash in morning before I start my day inconjuction with Neutrogena Acne Stress Control Power-Clear Scrub at night to finish a stressful day.

Ideal for

All Skin types



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Very good product - give it time

I started getting some pretty bad hormonal breakouts at the start of the year that made me feel very self conscious and got me down. I tried so many drug store products, had different medications etc but nothing worked. I found this and I thought I'd give it a go. At first I didn't see any results, and I was using it both day and night as suggested. I found this severely irritated my skin so I just changed it to night time. This made the irritation go away so I stuck with this cleanser. It's now been a good 2-3 months since using this product and I have to say I've noticed a huge difference. I still do get pimples, but it's no where near as often and the pimples themselves are less harsh (they're not the giant, painful cystic ones) and they go away quicker. Furthermore, I've noticed my scars are a lot more less noticable since using this wash - could be due to the AHA in the product. I don't know if this will work on dry skin but it really helped me (oily/combination). My only advice is don't give up on it after a few weeks, at least try 2 months to notice a difference!



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Leaves skin feeling supper clean after every use

I use this twice everyday (in the morning and before I go to bed). Each time I use it my skin feels so clean and soft. It's really gental and does absorbe oil and prevents acne. It works really well.


Use twice a day.

Ideal for

Oily Skin
Dirty Pores



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Gentle enough for everyday use

I picked up this cleanser after my regular one became discontinued and I love it. This cleanser comes in quite a large squeezable tube, making it east to dispense the amount required. It's quite rich and creamy, a little bit goes a long way. I love how this product feels on the skin. It is very soft and refreshing due to the green tea. It doesn't smell too much like chemicals. I love how this clears and prevents acne, reduces redness and soothes the skin. A WINNER!!!



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Overall good cleanser. I used to get only occasional 1 or 2 breakouts. Until recently, my forehead had a huge breakout and it had a lot of pimples coming out. I tried applying treatments, but nothing seemed to work. Then I tried my roommate's neutrogena cleanser, and after a few days, all the large pimples went away. I also stopped having new pimples coming out after using this. Now, I still have some scars and small pimples left, but this cleanser really did the trick in terms of stopping my pimples from growing and reducing them. Will rebuy



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A Nice Cream Wash

I have been trying this Cream Wash for a couple of months now. I have a mixed option on this product, some days I love it and some days I hate it. This product has helped to reduce my acne on my chin. I only use it on chin and other areas that I get acne because some times I get scars or marks from it. This is love hate product for me and I will have to think more about if I am going to re-purchase this product.



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Good cleanser, with some flaws

This is a product which I've used with success and re-purchased several times. It's SLS-free which is great, since this ingredient can be irritating and drying. This makes it a nice cleanser for most skin types.

Using this cleanser regularly in a strict routine helped my acne-prone skin a lot. However, for salicylic acid to be effective, it should be in a product that isn't washed off the skin, and is maintained at a low pH.

I definitely recommend this cleanser as it's generally non-irritating and feels good on the skin, however if you want a salicylic acid product, look elsewhere.



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The only product that has worked for my acne

This acne fash wash is AMAZING!! I've been trying so many different products & nothing helped to clear my mild acne. I had very big sore pimples mainly along my jawline & chin AND nothing seemed to rid them, until by chance I thought I'd give this Neutrogena Acne Wash a go as it was 40% off in Priceline.

I followed the directions on the pack & religiously washed my face every morining & night for about 2 minutes each time. It took about 2 weeks to start seeing the results and for the first time in 3 years I stopped getting big sore pimples & the ones I already had dissapeared & I'm now left with the blemshes only!

My skin now is so soft & smooth - I have no bumps at all! I do get the odd pimple here & there (as you do!) but not big sore ones in multitudes. When I do get them now because I am washing my face with this power cream they don't stick around for long - max 2 to 3 days!

It's strange how random products seem to work for different people & finally I found this beaut product that works for me AND I will definitely stick with it. The 2% Sacilyc Acid in this wash not only helps pesky pimples stay at bay BUT it also gently exfoliates my skin hence why it's so smooth.

Thank you Neutrogena for this effective product - I wish I had discovered it aages ago!! 5 STARS!!



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I usually love Neutrogena face cleansers but this one disappointed me a lot. When my Neutrogena Deep Clean Foaming Cleanser ran out a few weeks ago I went to the drugstore and decided that maybe I should try other cleansers from that range. Big mistake. This one doesn't foam at all and feels too rich and thick for a cleanser. Even after rinsing my face I don't get a proper clean feel like the foaming cleanser used to give me.
It was kind of expensive too from Terry White Chemist, found it $4 cheaper at Coles a couple of days later (imagine my frustration!!). I will stick to the foaming cleanser in the future.

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One of the best face washes I have used

This face wash is fantastic and I have used this at least once a day for two years. This really cleared and calmed my acne and I used to have pretty severe acne. The creamy texture feels so nice to smooth over the skin because it just glides on and it doesn't have a sticky feeling and it doesn't bubble. I think my skin is quite sensitive and this face wash has worked out just fine for me. It takes some time to get use to especially if your skin is extremely sensitive but after a week your skin should get use to it and see a great difference. I like that there is a lid rather than a pump because I worry that when a face wash with a pump is exposed it can produce a lot of bacteria and cause breakouts. It leaves my skin feeling amazing, so soft and so refreshed.

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