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La Roche-Posay Effaclar System

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar System

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FREE deluxe Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel with any La Roche-Posay purchase (offer valid 9/3/17-9/23/17 or while supplies last)

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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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4.4

(based on 145 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (78)
  • Effective (57)
  • Easy to use (48)
  • Good value (46)
  • Non-greasy (42)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (8)
  • Not effective (8)
  • Poor texture (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (107)
  • Oily skin (37)
  • Women (27)
  • Sensitive skin (22)
  • Enlarged pores (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (42), Beauty conscious (41), Brand buyer (17), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Skin care professional (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (35), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (40), Oily (20), Normal (4)

Reviewed by 145 customers

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5.0

After years of seeing dermatologist, THIS cleared my skin!

By Kayla

from Gainesville, FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

    I use this daily, sometimes twice daily. I've seen a dermatologist about breakouts for years and have tried every prescription possible. My cousin experienced the same problems as me and recommended this product, I love it. I finally have my skin under control.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    4.0

    This product is amazing and right for my skin type.

    By Mary the active

    from Rogers, Arkansas

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

    • Bad Smell

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

    I use this product everyday.

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

    I would buy it again

    By Veronica

    from Whittier

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

      My daughter loved it. In less than a week her skin looks better

      Service and delivery comments:

      Great customer service

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

      FINALLY!!

      By Noelle

      from Arkansas

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Redness/ Blotchiness

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

      I have been searching for a product that would help clear up a few acne spots on my cheek. I was also getting endless breakouts on my nose. I read the reviews and wanted to give this a shot. It was very affordable and seemed to help others. Honestly, the first week of use was not very pretty. I dove right in and applied the product in the AM and PM... along with a different moisturizer. The first week, I skin was red, itchy, and very dry. After about 1.5 weeks, my skin got used to the product and started to clear up. I have been using it for about 3 weeks now and I am VERY PLEASED! My skin is so soft and all the acne is gone. I will definitely continue to use this!

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      I'm buying a second set after 2Weeks

      By GirlOnTheRun

      from Ann Arbor, MI

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Clears acne

      Cons

      • Slight irritation

      Best Uses

      • Acne reduction
      • Daily Use
      • Matte skin

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

      I've use some this product after trying Mario Badescu, Proactive, every Neutrogena product ever, Clinique, Rodan & Fields, Kiehls, and several other products to clear up my horrible adult hormonal acne. I get breakouts on my chin, low cheeks, and forehead. They are typically DEEP horribly painful pimples that I would injure myself trying to dig them out (I know we shouldn't pick but leaving them in hurt worse). So I decided to give this a chance after reading an online article about female adult acne. Well it's been two weeks of using this product system 2-3x per day, and it WORKS! My deep pimples are gone. I still have very small whiteheads but hardly noticeable unless you are an inch from my face. I also noticed that using a Olay Daily Facial gentle clean cloths (it's a cleanser, mask, toner, and light exfoliate in one towelette) to get my makeup off first helps this product work better. I also don't use a cotton ball to wipe the toner of the Effaclar system on my face, I just use my clean finger tips to rub the toner into my breakout areas after lightly patting my skin dry from washing it. This system does have the potential to dry your skin out, however, if you leave some residual moisture on your skin after using the wash & lightly patting skin dry, you can avoid the irritation. Use sunscreen (non-pore clogging and this company makes one) and if you work-out make sure that you wash your face within 30 min. This product worked for me and I'm so happy I found it! I hope it works for you too!

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      4.0

      It does it wonders.

      By Baby cakes.

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Redness/ Blotchiness

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

        At first I tried it everyday twice a day. It made my skin peel and dried it out completely. I tried everyday once a day and it's so much better.

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        4.0

        Better than Proactiv

        By Bon

        from Santa Cruz CA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

            Used daily, reduced breakouts but did not completely eliminate them. Skin still gets greasy with use but would def recommend.

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily
            • Age:
            • 30-44
             
            5.0

            Simply Amazing

            By JB

            from Long Island, NY

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Clears Acne
            • Lightweight
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne Treatment
              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

              After struggling with moderate-severe acne since age 12, I was an avid user of Proactiv as well as an endless amount of other products (Cane and Austin, Dermalogica, Lancome, OTC items, light therapy mask....just to name a few!). However, none of those products have EVER cleared my skin as well and as quickly as this product has. I've been using this kit for approximately 6 days and have already noticed a drastic improvement. I can't explain how thankful I am! Nearly both clusters on my cheeks have shrunken down and my chin has one lonesome pimple left on it. I'm finally not freaking out over having engagement photos taken, I hope this product continues to work for me and doesn't leave me hanging for my wedding - so far so not just good..but AMAZING! Thank you La Roche Posay!

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              4.0

              Liked it

              By Helen

              from Camden, NJ

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                It works but you need to be patient.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 45-59
                 
                3.0

                Oily Skin Girl

                By Cool Cat

                from San Antonio, TX

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Doesn't irritate my skin
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                • Don't feel exfoliated
                • Takes long to rinse

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                Since including these products to my skin care routine, I think my skin to softer, cleared, and a bit less textured.

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

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