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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar Duo

Item #: 2236422 Size: 1.35 oz

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo contains Micronized Benzoyl Peroxide (5.5%) to fight acne deep in the skin. Micro-Exfoliating LHA provides precise cell by cell exfoliation to clear away dulling cellular debris and oil. Non-drying, oil-free, fast absorbing texture. Use as a treatment for moderate acne. Visibly reduces all types of acne blemishes and penetrates deep into pores to clear even stubborn blackheads and whiteheads.
Use as a daily, acne treatment. Apply thin layer morning and/or evening 1-2 times daily to affected areas. Spread using only a thin layer on affected areas, approximately half-a-pea size amount. Keep out of reach of children. For further instructions, refer to the Drug Facts on the packaging.
Active: Benzoyl Peroxide 5.5% (Acne Medication).
Inactive: Water, Isostearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Silica, Carbomer, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Acrylates/c10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Epilobium Angustioflium Flower/leaf/stem Extract.

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La Roche-PosayEffaclar Duo
 
4.3

(based on 79 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (65)
  • Easy to use (55)
  • Minimizes pores (29)
  • Soothing (8)
  • Hydrates skin (7)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (22)
  • Irritates skin (15)
  • Bleaches fabric (13)
  • Doesn't work (8)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (50)
  • Moderate acne (48)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (30)
  • Inflammatory acne (26)
  • Severe acne (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (38), Budget shopper (27)

Reviewed by 79 customers

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4.0

Amazing product

By S-G

from Ontario

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Minimizes Pores
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
    • Inflammatory Acne

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

    I use it as a spot treatment. And once every other at night before bed.

     
    5.0

    the powerhouse to my skincare regimen

    By TL

    from Los Banos, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • not too harsh
    • Works Effectively
    • works within days

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Moderate Acne
      • Teen Acne

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

      I apply this to any pimples I have on my face, even the deep cystic acne that has yet to come to a head. Putting this treatment on cystic acne resolves them within two days. I would recommend using a moisturizer because it does dry the areas it's been applied to. I usually use sunscreen as a daytime moisturizer and for nighttime I use a sleeping pack or snail cream. I love this stuff and has helped my skin clear and smooth out. I also use la roche-posay effaclar duo medicated gel cleanser, effaclar purifying gel, and effaclar clarifying solution. Great for people with oily, acne prone skin.

       
      5.0

      Good

      By Moniga

      from Sacramento

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Bleaches Fabric

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

      The best for acne

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again and again

      By Tay

      from Southaven

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Hydrates Skin
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Smells Great
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne
        • Blackheads & Whiteheads
        • Inflammatory Acne
        • Severe Acne

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

        This is a great product. I tried everything but nothing like this.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        yes, i will purchase this item again

        By lklopez

        from Houston

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Hydrates Skin
        • Minimizes Pores
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

        • irritated skin around nose a little

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne
        • Moderate Acne
        • Severe Acne

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

        reminds me of step 3 of proactive

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Did its job!!

        By CaliKat

        from Irvine, CA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

        • Dries Out Skin
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne
        • Teen Acne

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

        My 12 year old had a terrible acne breakout all over her face, poor thing. None of our regular remedies were working. I did some research that benzoyl peroxide may be the call. We've been using the LaRoche Posay foaming cleanser for years based on our derma rec, so when I saw the Effaclar Duo, I felt comfortable enough to try it. It has totally been effective at clearing my daughters acne over the past 5 days, BUT there are caveats. First, I highly recommend starting gradually with this product and/or starting it when you have a few days of downtime to lay low. We followed the instructions 1st night and she left it on overnight. Next morning when she washed it off, her face and pimples were very red and inflamed. It looked like she had a rash all over her face that she was unable to cover with her sunscreen/concealer combo. She was NOT pleased at all with me leaving for school that day! Luckily it was a Friday. By the time I picked her up, her face was a little better and we made a plan for her to do activities for the weekend that did not require she put sunscreen or anything on her face. She washed her face that evening and put on a cool PTRoth cucumber mask we had in the fridge that she left on overnight to hydrate. Sat morning face still red but all the pimples had been dried out and some were even gone. Others were still red bumps, but much improved. We have the benefit of being near the beach, and a swim in the ocean always helps! Just face wash and cucumber mask overnight again. Sunday we did one hour of this benzoyl product again after washing and that was plenty! Then cucumber mask over night. Monday she was sooooo much better it was amazing. She wore sunscreen and did her typical routine. Only face wash nothing else last night. Her face is almost clear this morning, I kid you not! Sooo it works, but no pain no gain. Not sure if it's better to blast it one night and recover or step in gradually. Probably depends on your schedule. But it is key to continue.

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Lindsay

        from Tulsa, OK

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Moderate Acne

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

          So far this product is great and i have noticed an immediate reduction in the size of breakouts.

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would not ever be without this amazing product!

          By Carly

          from Pasco, Florida

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Doesn't dry out your skin
          • Easy To Use
          • Helps reduce discoloration from acne
          • Makes skin clear and glowing
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Blackheads & Whiteheads
            • Inflammatory Acne
            • Moderate Acne
            • Severe Acne

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

            I have suffered with adult acne since 21 years old. After trying almost every acne line from cheap to expensive to homemade, finally in my late 30's, I have discovered this miracle product! I use it 2x per day and it keeps all acne away and clears the awful discloration from past breakouts. I have been using this for almost 2 years, and switched recently trying to find a cheaper alternative, but I had huge breakouts and dark spots all over, so I rushed to ulta and now my skin is lookin great again!! I have combination skin, and had lots of discloration and big pores, in case thats helps!

             
            5.0

            Very good

            By Mary

            from Metairie la

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

                Very good

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By Nessa

                from Eugene Oregon

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Minimizes Pores
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Moderate Acne

                  Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo:

                  Such a great product I've used so many other products that did not work and always thought I would never find something that does but I was lucky on this one!

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