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La Roche-Posay Effaclar System

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar System

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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
 
4.4

(based on 126 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (63)
  • Effective (57)
  • Easy to use (48)
  • Good value (46)
  • Non-greasy (31)

Cons

  • Not effective (8)
  • Irritates skin (7)
  • Poor texture (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (89)
  • Oily skin (37)
  • Women (27)
  • Sensitive skin (15)
  • Acne (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (42), Beauty conscious (27), Brand buyer (17), Survivalist / minimalist (12)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (35), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (30), Oily (12), Normal (3)

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4.0

It works

By LO the optimist

from Arkansas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Redness/ Blotchiness

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

    I use the cleanser once or twice a day. If I use it twice a day every day it dries me out too quickly. I only use the toner once every other day. The spot treatment takes care of pimples quickly but it only takes a little bit! Using this system has been wonderful, you just have to make sure to use it in a way that works for your type of skin. It delivers great results. I did not notice results until a month after using it, but progress is progress!

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

    best acne system for my hormonal and postpartum breakouts!

    By Boy Mom

    from Parrish, FL

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

      i bought this system in hopes of helping my hormonal acne. After having my baby my face broke out even worse than my pregnancy acne. it was exhausting! i had never had a problem with stubborn hormonal acne before my pregnancy - i had very clear skin from using proactiv throughout college and then decreasing to more natural products like african black soap and lush. not even aveeno would help my skin out. i was in-between using this system or going back to my proactiv system (didn't want to deal with the membership monthly billing) so i took a leap and tried this one. i have been using this for about 3 days now and have noticed a dramatic difference. my chin breakouts are decreasing, the zit on my forehead has shrunk and my face feels so smooth! i love that this system is iso gentle to use, usually i would get a tingling sensation from proactiv from the strong chemicals - but this one works just as great without the strong tingles. i should've got this a long time ago! great system for hormonal or adult acne if that's what you're dealing with. im a fan!

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Finally !

      By maxi

      from Laurel, MD

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

        I usually never write reviews on face washes because I have yet to find a face wash system that has worked for me until now. I read hundreds of reviews on different brands, read several articles on acne and even turned to youtube beauty guru's for help with my hormonal acne and combination skin. I'm 23 years old and I was dealing with breakouts worse then when I was a teenager and I was completly mortified I've spent so much money and even tried oil pulling methods and natural products. I kid you not within the first week I noticed a dramatic difference in redness and and size of my pimples. I'm a little sensitive to the third product because it has benzoyl but i found it still works even when using

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

        The best ever, I will buy this again

        By Nicky

        from Surprise,Az

        About Me Skin Care Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

          Leave my skin clear ,les pimples on face

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

          I like it

          By PMO12

          from Cleveland, OH

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

            I've only been using it for a week but I've seen improvements. Not drastic but enough to notice a difference. Even though my skin gets somewhat dry normally, I tend to get oily type zits. Sometimes they can get large, red and irritated but since I started using this, they have gotten a lot smaller so I'm happy!

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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Not the right treatment for my skin

            By Jessica

            from Newport News, VA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

            • Irritates Skin
            • Not Effective

            Best Uses

              Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

              I was very excited to use this product as it was recommended by dermatologists, but it did a number on my skin. After two weeks my very mild acne turned severe and with each use the bumps became more inflamed. Not only did the bumps become extremely red and frequent, it also dried out several spots which is extremely rare for my skin. I tried to wait it out for the three weeks, but after two and a half I had to stop completely.

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

              This is the only product that helps with my acne!!

              By N/A

              from Washington Pennsylvania

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne
                • Daily Use

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                I use this product once every night

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 18-29
                 
                2.0

                First step is great, third step is awful

                By B

                from Minnesota

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                • Burns
                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                I've gone through many acne programs. This worked great the first night, used it the next day and my face got suddenly dry, then used it at night and it started to burn a lot. Then when I tried to wash it off the burning didn't stop. The burning came just because of the third step. The first step works great.

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

                Amazing product

                By Sarah

                from Boston

                About Me Minimalist

                Pros

                • Blasts Acne
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Redness/ Blotchiness
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                  Bought in store. Skincare sales person tried to talk me into Mario Badescu, and I am so glad I went with the La Roche Posay. Cleared up my hormonal cystic acne in days! Amazing stuff. Doesn't burn as bas as other products I've tried but works even better!

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

                  VERY GOOD ON ACNE PRON SKIN

                  By KGADDIS

                  from LONGVIEW, TX

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                    MY DAUGHTER USES THIS AND SHE HAS VERY SENSITVE SKIN. SHE LOVES IT!

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

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