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La Roche-Posay Effaclar System

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar System

Item #: 2272711

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Contains multiple acne medications to target the major causes of acne observed by dermatologists:

  • Step 1 - Target excess oil with the medicated gel cleanser. 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.
  • Step 2 - Target clogged pores with the clarifying solution - glycolic acid penetrates deep to unclog pores and smooth skin texture. 0.5% Salicylic acid acne medication helps to reduce any remaining mild imperfections.
  • Step 3 - Target acne with Effaclar Duo dual action acne treatment - 5.5% micronized benzoyl peroxide acne medication penetrates deep into skin to fight all types of acne blemishes. Exclusive micro-exfoliating lipo hydroxy acid provides precise cell-by-cell exfoliation to smooth skin texture.


Skin's overall appearance is improved starting day 1. Acne is reduced by up to 60% in 10 days. Pores are cleared and appear diminished over time. Skin is smoother, more even and matte.

*Clinical study on Effaclar Duo over 10 days

A $48 value!

Effaclar Dermalogical Acne System Includes:

  • Medicated Gel Cleanser (3.4 oz.)
  • Clarifying Solution (3.4 oz.)
  • Dual Action Acne Treatment (0.7 oz.)


Use this 3-step acne system everyday to reduce acne. Cleanse with Effaclar Medicated Gel. Use 2x daily, morning and evening, using fingertips in a gentle rotating motion on wet face. Rinse thoroughly. Apply Effaclar Clarifying Toner. Tone up to 2x daily after cleansing, using a soft cotton ball or pad on dry face. No rinsing necessary. Finish with Effaclar Duo. Treat up to 3x daily morning and/or evening on affected areas with a thin layer.
Medicated Gel Cleanser: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Decyl Glucoside, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Coco-Betaine, Peg-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrasterate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Peg-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Zinc Gluconate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Polyquaternium-47, Menthol, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid, Citric Acid.

Clarifying Solution: Water, Alcohol Denat., Propanediol, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Capryloyl Glycine, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Menthol, Tremella Fuciformis Polysaccharide, Butylene Glycol, Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract.

Effaclar Duo: 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 System
 
4.5

(based on 109 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (57)
  • Lightweight (53)
  • Easy to use (48)
  • Good value (46)
  • Non-greasy (20)

Cons

  • Not effective (7)
  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Poor texture (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (78)
  • Oily skin (37)
  • Women (27)
  • Acne (13)
  • Men (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (42), Brand buyer (17), Beauty conscious (16), Survivalist / minimalist (10)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (35), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (20), Oily (7), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 109 customers

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5.0

Amazing system!!

By Elizabeth S

from St. Louis, MO

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne
    • Daily Use

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

    I started using this product a month ago after six months using Rodan and Fields' acne system. My derm always recommended LRP sunscreen, etc. so I tried this and LOVE it. Minimal breakouts in the last month (1-3 small zits) and no cystic acne on my cheeks. The system works well and isn't too harsh on my skin. This combination is working wonders for my hormonal acne. No redness as a result of using it, and I think overall my skin tone is becoming more even. Best non prescription acne system I've ever tried!

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    2.0

    Effective but extremely drying

    By Claire

    from Denham Springs, LA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

    • Dries out skin
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

    • Acne

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

    I used this product two separate times. I have pretty moderate acne. I breakout badly on my forehead and cheeks. The first time I used this set for approximately 1-2 weeks and my acne improved considerably; however, my skin became so dry, flaky, and tight. It was so bad, it hurt to make certain facial expressions. It was embarrassing, so I started using a gentle facial cleanser and a ton of facial moisturizers. I started using exuviance acne line for a while and fell in love. Recently, my acne worsened so I decided to give La Roche-Posay another try. I began using the facial wash twice a day with exuviance sheer refining fluid in the morning and the other two steps and exuviance night renewal hydragel at night. It took a little longer this time, but my skin has started to dry again. It helps with acne, but I will not be using it anymore. I will be going back to the Exuviance line.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    5.0

    I love this product

    By Rozay

    from Vero Beach, Fl

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

        I love this product. The first day I saw a difference. Causes a little skin irritation but can use a moisturizer if needed.

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        5.0

        Works better for me than ProActiv and Clinique

        By Tay

        from Chillicothe, OH

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Clears up skin
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne
          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

          I have had acne problems for over 10 years and this product has worked the best for my acne-prone skin. My family and I were able to notice a major difference in my skin after just a few uses. I have used ProActiv and Clinique and this one definitely works the best for me. Easy to use, and all 3 products in the pack get used up about the same time (just make sure to use the third step sparingly). My skin has never been so clear and only breaks out a tiny bit, if at all now.

          The only downside is that it made my skin dry and feel dry at first. Sometimes I had to skip using it and just use bar soap instead. Now I'm getting ready to order by next set and it doesn't bother my skin at all now. I'm glad I continued to use it.

          • Skin Type:
          • Oily
          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          5.0

          Daughter loves

          By Kim

          from MN

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

          Acne

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
           
          4.0

          good

          By Paulina

          from Philadelphia, PA

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

          I've been using it for a week already and can see the little differences! Although my skin is very dry and needs extra moisturizer, I feel that my acne is becoming less visible!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Highly recommend

          By Enjac4

          from Stockton

          About Me Skin Care Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clears acne fast
          • Clear skin
          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin
          • Very effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne treatment
            • Daily Use

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

            This is maybe my 5th time purchasing this product and I love it. My face use to break out and I was starting to scar. After trying this product for the first time it began to clear up my skin right away. Not only that but it also moisturizes my skin with out the break out. My skin is now flawless.

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily
            • Age:
            • 30-44

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This really works!!!

            By Laurie B

            from Boston, MA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores

              Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

              I have been suffering with hormonal acne for 2.5 years. I have tried everything the dermatologist recommended and I didn't have any improvement. I went into ULTA to purchase ProActiv. They didn't have it in the stores yet so I stopped to look at this product. I read the reviews online while in the store and decided to purchase it. Within one day my redness decreased. I have been using it for 6 days and my acne is 75% improved. I think it could dry out your skin if you are prone to dry skin but I haven't seen any dryness with my combination skin. I don't normally write reviews but I am so impressed with this line of skincare for acne. I will continue to use these products.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              5.0

              Excellent product for anyone

              By Mammaw inTexas

              from Palestine, Texas

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                Daily use

                • Skin Type:
                • Dry
                • Age:
                • 60+

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Seeing results

                By Chinadoll

                from Modesto, CA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                I had a bad breakout on my cheeks recently and went to the local Ulta and found this product. I've been using it twice a day for a week and have noticed a significant difference in the reduction of acne.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 18-29

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