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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser

6.8 oz Item 2236351

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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Gel gently cleanses impurities and reduces excess oil while helping to prevent over drying. Clear, refreshing texture. Use as a daily cleanser for oily skin. Soap-free. Alcohol-free. Oil free. Zinc pidolate purifies skin and helps remove excess oil.
Use as a daily, facial cleanser for oily skin. Cleanse morning and/or evening. Gentle enough for everyday use. Wet face with lukewarm water and apply small amount of gel, massaging the skin gently to form a rich lather. Leave on for a few moments and rinse thoroughly with water.
Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG-8, Coco-Betaine, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Zinc PCA, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Parfum/Fragrance.

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La Roche-PosayEffaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 64 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (42)
  • Gentle (40)
  • Not greasy (35)
  • Balances skin (31)
  • Improves skin texture (23)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (30)
  • Oily skin (29)
  • Acne-prone skin (26)
  • Combination skin (24)
  • Sensitive skin (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (37), Budget shopper (16)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (6), 10 minutes (4)

Reviewed by 64 customers

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5.0

Love it!!

By Sunshine

from Or

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

    I have extremely oily face and after one week I have noticed a difference!! My face isn't as oily and I'm not using blotters!! I love this product!!!

     
    5.0

    I like this cleanser

    By Me

    from Helena, Mt

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Oily Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

      I am happy with this cleanser.

       
      5.0

      Love

      By Casey

      from Granite City

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Doesn't Remove Makeup

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

      First— although I do look at prices I would much rather the product work than be cheap. For years I have struggled with my skin. I tried a ton of face washes, masks, and many diy options. I first bought this in March when someone recommended it. While I do still have the occasional breakout and I do get oily still- my skin has completely changed. The texture is better, the clogged pores are reduced, and so are the breakouts. It's deffintiely worth a try.

       
      4.0

      Very Impressed

      By Wesny Marie

      from Aventura, FL

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

        I use it twice daily. I have acne prone skin and I've seen a difference in my skin.

         
        5.0

        YES YES YES YES

        By Abbie

        from Durham, NC

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Mattifies
        • Not Greasy
        • Removes oil

        Cons

        • Dries Out Skin

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

        I have oily skin, and use this product every other night. My skin is instantly refreshed, clean, and oil-free after using this product. I LOVE it! I've never had a product that works this well before! It does dry out/irritate the skin around my nostrils, but I learned that quickly and now apply lotion after using and the problem is solved. I do alternate (every other night) with a calming, milder wash, and exfoliate once a week just to make sure it isn't too harsh or strip my skin of the good oils. My acne has also cleared up. LOVE THIS PRODUCT 10/10

         
        5.0

        Very effective for oily skin

        By Anna

        from Ohio

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Skin

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

          I bought this to use at night, after wearing makeup for 12+ hours. Its very effective on my oily skin type, but it is still a gentle cleanser. This is a new favorite for me.

           
          5.0

          Delightful!

          By Izzy

          from Bethlehem, PA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Moisturizing
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

            I got a sample of this with an LRP moisturizer/sunscreen and ended up loving it more than the moisturizer. I'm replacing my current face wash with a big tube of this because it's a real find. It gets all the oil off my face and leaves it clean and baby-soft and tingling pleasantly, and my acne was noticeably decreased by the third use. It's lightweight, foams nicely, and smells amazing, like fresh-cut flowers. For the price it's pretty incredible stuff.

             
            5.0

            Great Product!

            By Shay

            from Virginia

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

              I use this product daily to remove makeup and soothe my skin. Leaves my face feeling so soft and smooth

               
              5.0

              Gentle cleanser

              By Sunshine

              from South Bend, IN

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

                Use it nightly, love the gentle suds, no residue.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Good Gentle Cleanser

                By Brenda

                from PA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Gentle

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser:

                  Never thought I'd be in the 30's and still battling acne and oily skin but here I am. My skin is also on the sensitive side so finding a good cleanser is very hard. I decided on this because of of the minimal ingredients and lack of glycerin which breaks my face out bad! I also wanted a good cleanser because my skin was getting dried out and irritated from Benzoyl Peroxide use. This cleanser is very gentle. My face is normally red after I wash my face and it wasn't with this one--my skin felt so smooth and calm! The only reason I took off a star is because after using this for a few weeks I started breaking out with the little tiny pimples--a sign of skin congestion which I am prone to because I wear makeup and have incredibly oily skin. I feel like because this cleanser it very gentle, it is not the most effective at eliminating all oil and makeup from the skin. I was using this day and night so I ended up switching it to just morning use and I use another cleanser at night now to effectively remove all traces of makeup and my skin has since improved. Just a warning to the ladies out there who's skin is like mine and is easily congested! I still highly recommend this though because it's perfect for those with sensitive skin or those who are suffering from the lovely drying effects from using topical acne medication!

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