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La Roche-Posay Effaclar System

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar System

Item #: 2272711

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 86 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (55)
  • Easy to use (48)
  • Good value (46)
  • Lightweight (40)
  • Smells great (15)

Cons

  • Not effective (5)
  • Poor texture (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (62)
  • Oily skin (36)
  • Women (27)
  • Men (11)
  • On-the-go (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (42), Brand buyer (17), Beauty conscious (4), Survivalist / minimalist (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (35), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (5)

Reviewed by 86 customers

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5.0

Excellent, very happy

By Lynn

from Tucson, AZ

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

      Works great

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
       
      4.0

      Really worked

      By Da mama

      from Co

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Acne

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

      Bought for my son although it causes slight irritation to his very sensitive skin it was effective and much gentler than other products he'd tried.

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
       
      4.0

      I got this as a gift, it works great

      By Somebody

      from Los Angeles, California

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin
      • Works fast

      Cons

      • Dries out skin

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

      It worked great and I started using it twice a day as the package directed, it did dry out my skin so I only use it once a day now. I noticed a difference in my skin a couple minutes after the first time I used it.

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
       
      5.0

      Best product ever for acne prone skin.

      By Mimi

      from Pasadena, TX

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne
        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

        Cleanse my face each night before i go to bed.

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
         
        4.0

        I'm hooked!

        By MommyofFour

        from Plano, TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne
          • Daily Use

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

          A makeup artist friend of mine recommended this product to me. I really like it. It's helped my skin a lot. My breakouts don't last as long now.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
           
          5.0

          Works!

          By Nicole B

          from Crofton, MD

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast-Acting
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

            I had a major outbreak of acne due to changing hormones, and I also have very sensitive skin. I purchased this system on a recommendation from a friend. It started to work day one, and by day 3 over 50% of the acne was gone. I am currently on day 6 of the system and my skin is looking GREAT! I still have a few residual blemishes that need to work their way out, but I suspect that next week I will be cleared up. I use it two times per day as directed, and actually forgot one night this week. I will probably go down to once per day, when my skin returns to normal.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
             
            5.0

            This set has really kept my face clear!

            By clearskinlover

            from Florida

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                This set keeps my skin clear and evens out my skin tone. Love it!

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                 
                4.0

                I would purchase this product again

                By Ashley

                from North Canton, Ohio

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                  Daily with my Mia 2

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                   
                  5.0

                  Buying for the second time

                  By Angelica S

                  from Marina del Rey

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne
                    • Daily Use
                    • Enlarged Pores
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                    Bought to treat acne breakout. It works straight away. Closes the poros, moisturises your skin, clean and treat the inflammation.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                     
                    5.0

                    Nice product

                    By Sacha

                    from Okemos, MI

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Sensitive Skin

                      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar System:

                      Love this product.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Oily

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