Q&A



General Questions

What are the specific products featured in the Neutrogena® Naturals product line?

The line includes five products, our first-ever naturally derived product line that is clinically effective. The products are dermatologist developed, and contain no harsh chemical sulfates, parabens, petrolatum, dyes or phthalates. The collection includes the following products:

  • Purifying Facial Cleanser
  • Purifying Pore Cleanser
  • Fresh Cleansing + Makeup Remover
  • Face & Body Bar
  • Lip Balm
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How is Neutrogena® Naturals different from other Neutrogena Products?

Neutrogena® Naturals offers a choice to consumers who are looking for natural products.

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Products

What is the NO seal on the front of the package?

It's just as important to tell our consumers what's in the product as what's not in our products. We've taken care to remove certain ingredients from our products. Although we have chosen to remove these ingredients, it's important to note clinical evidence shows that these ingredients are safe for cosmetic/personal care product use.

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On the ingredient list, what are the * ingredients?

These remaining ingredients are essential to blend the product together and maintain effectiveness.

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What is a bionutrient?

Neutrogena scientists together with a team of forward-thinking experts have identified vital skin nutrients from nature and have clinically proven their benefits to skin.

  • Vitamins & Minerals
  • Amino Acids/Peptides
  • Essential Fatty Acids (Omegas)
  • Flavonoids/Polyphenols (Anti-oxidants)
  • Sugars

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When referring to ingredients, what does "naturally derived" mean?

The majority of our ingredients are derived from a mineral, plant or fruit based source. All ingredients in personal care products are processed to some degree, both for safety and for suitability of use in product formulations. The naturally derived ingredients in Neutrogena® Naturals originate from mineral, plant and fruit sources that are then combined to produce our gentle, clinically proven products.

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Are Neutrogena® Naturals products tested on animals?

No, Neutrogena® Naturals products are not tested on animals.

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Are Neutrogena® Naturals products sustainable?

At Neutrogena® Naturals, we recognize that sustainability is a journey. We are working on creating more sustainable packaging and leveraging ingredients that support local communities and cultures. Our packaging, for example, is up to 50% post consumer recycled packaging. Please see our Do Good section for more information on our sustainability journey.

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Are Neutrogena® Naturals products vegetarian?

Yes, Neutrogena® Naturals products are vegetarian.

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Are the products organic?

No, Neutrogena® Naturals products are not organic.

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Are Neutrogena® Naturals products hypoallergenic?

Yes, Neutrogena® Naturals products are hypoallergenic.

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Is your beeswax harvested in a cruelty free manner?

Yes, our beeswax is harvested in a cruelty free manner. We work with our suppliers to ensure that bees are not harmed during the ingredient collection process.

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Are Neutrogena® Naturals products vegan?

Many of our products are vegan. We recommend reviewing the ingredient list for more information.

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Do your products contain synthetic fragrances?

Yes, Neutrogena® Naturals contains synthetic fragrances that are allergy tested.

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Are Neutrogena® Naturals products gluten free?

Yes, Wheat and derivatives of wheat and related grains are not used in Neutrogena Naturals.

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Do your products contain artificial colors?

No, Neutrogena® Naturals do not contain artificial colors.

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Sustainability

What is post consumer recycled (PCR) content?

Post-consumer material is an end product that has completed its life cycle as a consumer item and would otherwise have been disposed of as a solid waste. Post-consumer materials include recyclables collected in commercial and residential recycling programs, such as office paper, cardboard, aluminum cans, plastics and metals. All of Neutrogena® Naturals plastic bottles contain up to 50% PCR content.

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What is FSC certified packaging?

Our folding cartons are made from 100% recycled paper with a minimum of 60% post-consumer recycled content and are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified. We've chosen to use recycled paper fiber sources versus virgin fibers on our folding cartons to save trees and reduce our environmental impact for water use required to make the cartons.

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Do you use any vegetable based inks?

Our Face & Body bar uses vegetable based inks.

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Can I recycle the packaging? How do I recycle the packaging?

Yes, recycle Neutrogena® Naturals as you would recycle other packaging in your local community.

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Do you use any alternative energy sources?

Yes. Our Neutrogena corporate headquarters are partially powered by solar energy.

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