Neutrogena recollects its mild remedy pimples masks

Neutrogena’s Light Therapy Acne Mask


Neutrogena has voluntarily recalled its Red & Blue Light Therapy Acne Mask, over considerations of eye damage, in response to an announcement on the corporate’s web site. Effective now, you’ll be able to not purchase the product on their web site, or at some other retailer that after stocked it — like Target and Amazon.

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The Light Therapy Acne Mask makes use of purple and blue LEDs to kill micro organism on the pores and skin and cut back irritation, all that can assist you fight facial pimples. The masks matches over your face to show your total face to the sunshine for a 10-minute session. 

There’s a cutout within the masks that strains up with most individuals’s eye space, so that you simply aren’t unnecessarily exposing your eyes to the sunshine.

Despite its design, the corporate says that it is acquired experiences of visible results from clients. Most individuals have not skilled any vital eye points from these visible results, however Neutrogena says, “For a small subset of the population with certain underlying eye conditions, as well as for users taking medications which could enhance ocular photosensitivity, there is a theoretical risk of eye injury.”

That theoretical danger was sufficient for Neutrogena to tug it from the cabinets. 

For anybody who cherished what the masks did for his or her pores and skin and pimples, Neutrogena continues to be promoting its Red & Blue Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment. That handheld gadget works identical to the masks, however covers only a small space of pores and skin at a time, which reduces the chance that the sunshine will trigger eye points.

While I do not endorse shopping for recalled merchandise, you’ll be able to nonetheless purchase the masks on eBay in case you’re determined.