Neutrogena Rapid Clear Treatment Pads 60ct Acne Treatment Uses For the treatment of acne. Stops emerging breakouts before they become visible. Reduces breakouts in 8 hours. Directions Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying medication. Apply to your face in a gentle, stroking motion. Avoid delicate eye area. Do not rinse. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor.