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La Roche-Posay

Effaclar Serum

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La Roche-PosayEffaclar Serum
 
4.5

(based on 18 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Improves skin texture (13)
  • Noticeable results (12)
  • Non-greasy (11)
  • Evens out skin tone (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Oily/combination skin (10)
    • Fine lines (9)
    • Sensitive skin (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Brand buyer (6), Budget shopper (6)

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    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Love LR-P, but product not for me

    By Kdif

    from San Antonio, TX

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

    • Broke Out Skin
    • Dries Out Skin
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

      I am an avid lover of the Effaclar 3-step acne system you can buy, it has done absolute wonders for me. So I was so disappointed when my skin did NOT like this product at all. Within days of starting use my skin was irritated and broke out with numerous bumps and pimples--which beforehand had been cleared by their system! I truly believe in La Roche-Posay products and it was such a bummer that this did not mesh as well with my skin as their other products I use. But within roughly 3 days of me stopping use of this product and only using the 3-step acne system my skin was beginning to go back to normal and the irritation and breakouts were disappearing. So although this may not have worked for me, it may work for others!

       
      3.0

      undecided yet

      By Sally

      from Harrisburg, PA

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin
      • Not Sure I See Results

      Best Uses

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

        I've been trying this product on and off for several weeks to try and treat minor persistent acne and black heads. I figured treating fine lines would be an added plus.

        I started by using every other night with occasionally using nightly and I think it dries me out some (I have combination skin w/ both oily and dry spots). Sometimes I think I "see" changes (my main concern again is blackheads and mild acne), but I wonder if I'm just hopeful for them. After using frequently enough to "see changes" I have to take a break from it to let my skin rehydrate (I'm still in search of a suitable night time moisturizer). Also, either this product or the moisturizers I try to combat the dryness seem to trigger mild acne bumps.

        So I'm still on the fence about this product. Maybe I'll try to use it again every other night once I find a moisturizer to combat the dryness this causes. If I do I'll post an update.

         
        5.0

        unbelievable

        By Makeup Lady

        from Arlington, Texas

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Evens Out Skin Tone
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Minimizes Wrinkles
        • Non-Greasy
        • Noticeable Results

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Fine Lines
          • Oily/Combination Skin

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

          This is by far the best product I have ever used and I have used them all. I started having mild acne and clogged pores with my second pregnancy. I hoped the problems would go away after but 4 years later I still have problems. This product is amazing. Within a week my pores were completely clear. My skin is so smooth. I am 29 and barely need to wear makeup now. I really don't have any wrinkles yet (thank god!) but I definitely feel a tightening of my skin but without the usual dryness that accompanies most acne products. Well worth the price!

          (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          excelent

          By candy

          from napa,ca

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Evens Out Skin Tone
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Minimizes Wrinkles
          • Non-Greasy
          • Noticeable Results

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Fine Lines

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

            I got better results than retin A or epiduo to unplug plugged pores on my chin. I use this serum along with glycolic wash on the chin only and it burns when i put on the serum but the bumps are reduced. Love this product it also made my face smoother and pores are less visible. make up looks better!!!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Seeing is believing

            By Preggo Mom

            from Dublin, CA

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Evens Out Skin Tone
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Soothing

            Cons

            • Bad Smell

            Best Uses

            • Oily/Combination Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

            I've only been pregnant a few months, but my skin has been acting up since the beginning. While I'm waiting for the "pregnancy glow" to happen, this serum was recommended to me by someone who works at Ulta. I was suffering from breakouts both on my forehead and my chin and within three days of using this serum twice a day, the breakouts started to vanish. The skin is now once again smooth. While I still need concealer to cover up the scars that haven't healed, I am feeling more confident and better about my ever changing skin.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By cdwyer

            from buffalo, ny

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Evens Out Skin Tone
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Non-Greasy
            • Noticeable Results

            Cons

            • Pricey but worth it

            Best Uses

            • Oily/Combination Skin

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

            Noticeable improvement in about 4 days. Has helped with acne scaring and pore refinement.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I'm on my second bottle.

            By Lalalulu

            from Florida

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Noticeable Results

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fine Lines

              Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

              It's expensive but worth it. My skin made a great improvement when I started using a few different products, so I wasn't sure it was this. But I tried going without this for a few weeks and definitely noticed the texture of my skin was much worse. I will be keeping this in my skincare routine.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              It works for me

              By Red 777

              from Atlanta, GA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Evens Out Skin Tone
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Minimizes Wrinkles
              • Non-Greasy
              • Noticeable Results

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult acne

                Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

                I started using this serum with La Roche-Posay duo acne treatment to treat my adult acne, some cystic, and fine lines. Within a few days, my skin was completely clear and feels noticeably smoother. I use the serum after washing my face, let it dry for a few moments, then apply the duo and a bb cream for oily/combo skin as my foundation. My skin looks better than it has in years. I had used another brand with salicylic acid as the active ingredient, but the La Roche-Posay line is much more effective for me.

                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                The best product to clear my acne!

                By bubbletoes

                from Cedar Springs, MI

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Evens Out Skin Tone
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Minimizes Wrinkles
                • Non-Greasy
                • Noticeable Results

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Fine Lines
                  • Oily/Combination Skin
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Sun Damage

                  Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

                  I have had severe adult acne ever since going off the birth control pill the past almost 2 years. I also have extremely oily skin. I have tried everything! From prescription products from the dermatologist to everything over the counter including Proactiv. Nothing had worked. I had found La Roche Posay online in the past but no stores around me sold it until I went to my Ulta store about 3 months ago and they had begun carrying it! My face is completely acne free since using this line and all I have left are some dark purple acne scars that are fading due to this serum! I cannot live without it. I use it twice per day, in the morning after I cleanse in the shower with the Effaclar Purifying cleanser and get out of the shower this serum is the first thing I put on my face. I then follow with the Effaclar Duo and then the Effaclar M moisturizer. I cannot say enough raves about this product line except for that I wish I had tried it sooner.

                   
                  5.0

                  Nothing less than what i EXPECTED!!!

                  By Dao171

                  from Dallas, TX

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Improves Skin Texture
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Noticeable Results

                  Cons

                  • Serum Is A Bit Runny

                  Best Uses

                  • Fine Lines
                  • Oily/Combination Skin
                  • Smooth skin

                  Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum:

                  This product is great!!! My skin has never been so smooth. Definately a product everyone should try. YOU WON'T REGRET IT!!! The serum is a bit runny or watery but its nothing i can't deal with.

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