Inspired by the #1 dermatologist acne prescription

The derm-proven dream team

With 2.5% micronized benzoyl peroxide and retinol SA, Neutrogena® Stubborn Acne AM + Stubborn Marks PM treatment is the clinically proven, fragrance-free combo you need to make your dreams of clearer skin come true.

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*Measured by number of prescriptions of branded acne topicals annually

Dream-worthy treatments for clinically proven results

After meeting these two powerful treatments, not only do surface stubborn acne and marks improve but also unseen breakouts that are below the surface improve before they even appear! The derm-proven dream team for the double win.

*Average results, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 12-week clinical study, subjects used Stubborn Acne in AM and Stubborn Marks in PM daily.

The results speak for themselves.

The AM treatment starts to reduce acne size and redness in just 4 hours while the PM treatment starts to visibly improve clarity & tone in just 1 week.

Tackle the 3 key
causes of acne
& marks

When used together, Neutrogena® Stubborn Acne AM + Stubborn Marks PM Treatment fight:

  1. Bacteria
  2. Inflamed acne bumps
  3. Clogged pores

How does the duo work?

Benzoyl peroxide

Acne AM treatment

Its ability to target and eliminate acne-causing bacteria is what’s earned it the title of the #1 dermatologist acne ingredient.

Retinol SA

Marks PM treatment

As a refined form of vitamin A, retinol SA is clinically proven to visibly fade the look of marks.

Our acne and marks-fighting lineup

No matter which you choose, each of these powerful products are perfect for acne-prone skin.


Neutrogena Clear Pore® Cleanser’s dermatologist-tested formula with 3.5% benzoyl peroxide makes for a great daily cleanser for acne-prone skin.

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Full face treatments like Neutrogena Stubborn Acne AM Treatment treat acne with fragrance-free, 2.5% micronized benzoyl peroxide formula while Neutrogena Stubborn Marks™ PM Treatment uses a fragrance-free, retinol SA formula that visibly reduces post-acne marks.

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Rapid Clear Stubborn Acne® Spot Gel is great for targeting that pesky, pop-up pimple. It reduces the size and redness of breakouts in just 2 hours.

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Clear Face sunscreen’s oil-free, non-comedogenic and fragrance-free formula makes it the perfect choice for acne-prone skin.

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Track how your acne + marks improve over time with the Neutrogena Skin360® app

Consistency is key when taking on stubborn acne + marks and with decades of Neutrogena® trusted expertise, innovative skincare technology, and personalized recommendations the Neutrogena Skin360® app is the perfect place to keep tabs on your skin’s improvements. It’s basically a dermatologist check-up in your pocket!
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