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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser

Item #: 2276054 Size: 6.8 oz

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A medicated gel cleanser that targets excess oil and helps clear acne breakouts. Clinically tested to reduce excess surface oil by up to 47%, leaving skin less oily throughout the day. Cleanse daily to fight excess oil and acne.

Key Benefits & Ingredients:
  • 2.0% Salicylic Acid Acne Medication fights acne breakouts
  • Exclusive micro-exfoliating lipo hydroxy acid helps target oily areas on the skin surface to gently provide precise cell-by-cell removal of debris and dirt
Cleanse 2x daily, morning and evening. Wet face, apply quarter size amount onto fingers, and only using finger tips, apply gently on face in a rotating circular motion. Avoid getting into eyes. Rinse thoroughly. Gently pat dry using a soft towel.
Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Decyl Glucoside, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Coco-Betaine, PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Zinc Gluconate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Polyquaternium-47, Menthol, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid, Citric Acid.

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La Roche-PosayEffaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser
 
4.9

(based on 47 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (24)
  • Gentle (20)
  • Balances skin (19)
  • Improves skin texture (19)
  • Effective (13)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (4)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (3)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (24)
  • Daily use (23)
  • Oily skin (22)
  • Combination skin (15)
  • Sensitive skin (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (22), Brand buyer (15)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (6), 10 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 47 customers

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5.0

Finally found something that actually works !

By xoxrena

from Westminster

Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

This stuff is great ! My face is mostly oily/ greasy but it takes up all the oil & leaves it with a normal feel :) so happy i found this

 
5.0

I am buying again because it works!

By Alexis

from San Jose

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improved acne
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Doesn't Remove Makeup

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone Skin
  • Daily Use
  • Oily Skin

Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

I was having bad cystic acne on my back and my chest and regular acne on my face. for the last 7 months I have gone through many cleansers and treatments for my face. I found treatments that I liked but I still felt like the cleansing wasn't right. I found this online and read the reviews so decided to give another product a try. It has helped SO much to clear up my skin and keep it clear. I am a 40 year old woman with apparently teenage skin. I'm so glad I did not give up and found this product. It does not overdry my skin but even if it did I would just make sure I really moisturize it because it has helped a lot.

 
5.0

Works great!!!

By Dana

from California

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

      Works great controlling my cystic acne

       
      4.0

      This is the only product I will use!

      By Lynn

      from Tucson, AZ

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

        I use this product twice a day. I love the way my breakouts have cleared up.

         
        5.0

        Great cleanser!

        By Beeze

        from Tucson,Az

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Leaves skin clean, but not dry.
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

          Use for twice daily cleansing.

           
          5.0

          Love this product

          By Kasey

          from Eugene, Oregon

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

            I use this daily and have found it really helps control my acne and keep my oily skin in check. When I first started using it, it did make my skin a bit dry and flaky, especially where I had breakouts, but I believe that's the idea of the salicylic acid- to dry acne spots out. I was also using the other La Roche Posay acne skin products at the same time, and it made my skin extremely dry and red and flakey for like a week afterward. Just from my own personal experience, I wouldn't recommend using multiple products with salicylic acid at the same time because it can be very harsh on your skin. Since then I've switched to just using the Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser and it has helped with my acne enormously.

             
            5.0

            Great product

            By Cruisin mammaw

            from Palestine, texas

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin

              Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

              Excellent product.

               
              5.0

              Clean my pores please

              By Lolo

              from New Orleans

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good for pores not just acne
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Combination Skin

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

                Really helped congested pores on nose & face. See potential for drying out skin but seems to be a nice balance so far so good

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Where have you been all my life???

                By Dlovely

                from Va Beach VA

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Gentle
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel

                Cons

                • Messy

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

                My face,especially along the jawline, has been horribly plagued with acne and cystic bumps for the past 6 months with nothing helping. At the ripe age of 28, this is the WORST my face has looked!! I stumbled across this gem and after 4 days i can't stop touching my face and actually forgot how soft and smooth my face used to be!! This is a truly a game changer. Along with the burts bee herbal stick, my face is 70% clear. A little goes a long way !! Thank you La Roche Posay!!!

                 
                5.0

                This product really cleared up my sons acne

                By dawniemee

                from Glendale az

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone Skin

                    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser:

                    I first bought this product in a 3 step out but once my sons face cleared up all that he needs now is this cleanser.

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