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Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash and Moisturizer | Review

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Neutrogena Oil-Free Range
I bought this Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash and Moisturizer (Combination Skin) - Combo Pack a few months back from Nykaa.com. I have used many Neutrogena products and all were pretty good. Not extraordinary or something, but yes, a good option for daily in general use. Having Acne Prone Skin I decided to give this combo a try and today I am sharing my views on this :)

Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash  (Improved Formula)

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Neutrogena Acne Wash
Price: Rs.549/- for 175 ML

Product Description

It is an Alcohol-Free Cleanser that provides deep cleansing without over-drying your skin. It penetrates deep to clean pores to help prevent pimples by removing excess oil and surface buildup. Special ingredients soothe and condition skin, leaving it clean, residue-free, and oil-free. 

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Neutrogena Acne Wash

Review

👉Packaging: Comes in a Transparent bottle with a Pump Packaging which makes it easy to use. I was reading all the labels and read the WARNING: NOT SUITABLE FOR SENSITIVE SKIN and I was like, oops! Because this warning was not mentioned online. 😳

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Neutrogena Acne Wash
👉Color and Consistency: Golden Orange colour with a runny gel consistency. Easily forms a good amount of airy foam and is soft on the skin. 

👉Fragrance: Has a pleasant fragrance. Not something fruity or floral but yes it is refreshing. 

👉Effectiveness: No doubt, it takes off all the dirt, oil, and sweat from the face. It forms nice foamy lather which feels good while cleansing. It is good when you are all sweaty and want all the dirt out from your face like a magnet and this facewash does the same. It is so good taking away all the dirt and grime.

But after regular use, I noticed that I am having breakouts and my skin is getting darker. The reason was, this face wash is so strong that it burns up the skin. Like acne creams burn the area to fight them. In order to work on acne bacteria, this face wash causes bit harm to the facial skin. Also, it makes the skin bit dry which is another reason for breakouts.
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Neutrogena Acne Wash
Remember, Always moisturize your skin after cleansing. No Matter you have dry or oily skin, never skip your moisturizer. 

Coming to the effectiveness on Pimples, there was no huge result. There might be a minor effect which was hardly noticeable but nothing much positive. It is only good for keeping your face oil-free. But if you have sensitive skin or a major acne issue, then this is not a good option for you.

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Pros

  • Oil-Free Skin

Cons

  • Not for Sensitive Skin
  • Causes bit dryness 
  • Not for Major Acne Issue
  • Strong for Sensitive skin
  • Chances of Breakout
  • Price (Bit on Higher Side) 

Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisturizer (Combination Skin)

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Neutrogena Oil Free Moisturizer
Price: Rs.349/- for 118 ML

Product Description

  • Moisturizes and nourishes
  • Won't clog pores
  • Controls and reduces shine on oily areas
  • Oil-absorbing microsponge system
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Neutrogena Oil Free Moisturizer

Review

👉Packaging: Comes in a white opaque bottle with a nozzle-pump packaging. Easy to use and also has a lock system which makes it travel-friendly too. One Pump is more than enough to cover the whole face. 

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Neutrogena Oil Free Moisturizer
👉Color and Consistency: White in colour and is runny-cream inconsistency. 

👉Fragrance: It has a very mild fragrance. Not overpowering at all.

👉Effectiveness: It takes a bit time to get absorbed and it feels a bit greasy and oily for the first few minutes but was totally absorbed later on. Within half 'n' hour my face was all sweaty and oily and I have to wash my face within 1 hour. I didn't find it oil-free. 😥 I also noticed a bit of shine. I think it is a good option for dry skin people only. 

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Neutrogena Oil Free Moisturizer
This moisturizer will be oil-free only if you are sitting under the air-conditioner. 😄 I tried both, The Face Wash and Moisturizer with each other and with other cleansers and moisturizers and results were same every time. 

I didn't try, but I think using a compact powder will absorb the shine and oily look! Having sensitive skin I don't use any makeup product on daily basis. Hence, this is not a good option under - Oil Free Moisturizers. 

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Pros
  • Good for Dry Skin People
  • Good for Sensitive Skin

Cons

  • Not totally an Oil-Free Moisturizer
  • Sweaty and Oily Face within an hour. 
  • Takes time to get absorbed. 
  • Doesn't control shine. 

So this was all about the Neutrogena Oil-Free Range. Do share your views if any. Stay Tuned for more and Have a Good Day! 😇

Comments

  1. Their moisturizer is good for oily skin especially for winters

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  2. Sad to see that oil free moisture doesn't control the oil.

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  3. Does this face wash prevent breakouts?

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    1. Nope! Because only gentle cleansers can work on that & this is towards stronger side.

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  4. I have used the face wash. It worked same way as yours, because mine is sensitive too. But it did my face oil free .

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  5. Great and thorough review. I also have sensitive skin so these products won't work for me. I also try to stay away from harsh chemicals and dyes and unfortunately these products contain those. I also don't like oily and shiny skin as my skin is a bit of a t-zone where the forehead and the nose gets shiny so these probably wouldn't work so well for me. Thanks for the review :)

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  6. I like Neutrogena products and with pump tops, it makes it easy to get just the right amount. Great review.

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  7. Nice and honest review. The face wash seems good for oily skin in summers...

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  8. Glad that I've read this. I am on a mission to find a cleanser and moisturizer that works well on my dry skin. Great review!

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  9. Now after reading this both of the products are in my wish list. Will try to get them someday

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  10. It was very useful for me. Keep sharing such ideas in the future as well. This was actually what I was looking for, and I am glad to came here! Thanks for sharing the such information with us.

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  11. Today most of the youths have this oily skin problem. I hope this is the right solution to rid of the oily nature.

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