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Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment

La Roche-Posay

Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment

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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment contains multiple ingredients to target the major causes of acne as observed by dermatologists.

  • Oil-free
  • Fragrance-free
  • Paraben-free
  • Non-Comedogenic
  • Dermatologist tested on sensitive skin

System includes:

  • Effaclar Medicated Gel Face Wash (3.4 oz)
  • Effaclar Clarifying Solution Face Toner (3.4 oz)
  • Effaclar Duo Acne Treatment (0.7 oz).


Step 1. Target excess oil with acne wash Effaclar Medicated gel cleanser - [2.0%] Salicylic Acid Acne Medication face wash fights acne breakouts. Exclusive micro-exfoliating Lipo Hydroxy Acid helps target oily areas on the skin surface to provide precise cell-by-cell removal of debris and dirt.
Step 2. Target clogged pores with acne facial toner Effaclar Clarifying Solution - Glycolic Acid penetrates deep to unclog pores and smooth skin texture. [0.5%] Salicylic Acid Acne Medication helps to clear blackheads, whiteheads, and acne blemishes.
Step 3. Target blemishes with acne cream Effaclar Duo dual action acne treatment - [5.5%] Micronized Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Medication penetrates deep into skin to fight all types of acne blemishes and pimples. Exclusive Micro-Exfoliating Lipo Hydroxy Acid provides precise cell-by-cell exfoliation to smooth skin texture. Recommended for acne treatment, blemishes, blackheads, and whiteheads.


Precautions: Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen when outside. If irritation develops, stop use of all products and consult a doctor.
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 Dermatological Acne Treatment
 
4.4

(based on 161 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (82)
  • Effective (58)
  • Non-greasy (51)
  • Easy to use (49)
  • Good value (46)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (14)
  • Not effective (8)
  • Heavy (3)
  • Poor texture (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (116)
  • Oily skin (37)
  • Women (27)
  • Sensitive skin (26)
  • Enlarged pores (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (48), Budget shopper (43), Survivalist / minimalist (20), Brand buyer (17), Beauty expert (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (35), 30 minutes (25), 1+ hour (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (51), Oily (21), Normal (5)

Reviewed by 161 customers

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5.0

Amazing!!!

By Strong

from Ypsilanti MI

Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

I have adult acne, my face only clears out for few days in a month. After the first time use of this treatment, I already see the difference on my skin.I applied the products at night and it worked it's miracle overnight ,for the morning The inflamed swollen red bumps n pimples shrunk and they almost gone. I also used the little gift lipikar lotion I received at purchase for moisturizer as I read this treatment can dry my skin. I'm looking forward to the upcoming days to see my skin clear and smooth!

 
5.0

I love this system

By Jess

from Raymondville Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Soothing
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Inflammatory Acne
    • Moderate Acne
    • Severe Acne

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

    So I was getting a lot of hormonal acne all over my jaw it was horrible . I decided to try out this product and it has helped me so much I'll get the occasional pimple but since using this product I felt my skin is better worth every penny

     
    5.0

    O-M-G

    By Mermer

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores

    Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

    just WOW! first were all diferent but this is me: 24, hispanic, very oily T zone but very dry cheeks and around the mouth. Everyone says it drys ur skin...heres the tea: use it twice a day, spot treatment is a SPOT treatment only use it in problem areas! i also used my clarasonic with the face wash and my confidence in a cream moistrizer by itcosmetics.I had BIG pimples here and there (speciallt my forehead and chin), small tiny ones on my forehead and between my eyes and hairline. like everyone i tried everything but i bought this on Tuesday 2/27 and im writing this sunday 3/04 my face hasnt looked better in soooo long! i love this product!

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

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I will continue to buy this product forever

    By Sara

    from Philadelphia

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

      Holy grail face kit, the only kit to actually clear up my acne and keep it clear. Better than the expensive kits!!!!

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

      Dried out my face

      By Adult acne

      from Lansing, Mi

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Eliminated acne

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

        While this product was effective in reducing my adult acne it came at a cost. My skin became very irritated, red and dry which led to a whole new set of issues. I returned it after 3 days of use, it wasn't worth keeping.

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

        Love it!

        By Kelsey

        from PA

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

        This product does work very well, you just have to get through the first few uses where it gets worse before it gets better. It is pretty drying (like most acne systems) but definitely gets the job done. You just have to let your skin get used to it

         
        4.0

        I would but this product again

        By Brook

        from Sacramento

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

        4/5 stars

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I got the starter kit

        By Helen

        from Winter Park, FL

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

        • The cleanser has a strong scent.

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

        I felt changes to how my skin felt, smoother.

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

        I love the product

        By Sacha Zoe

        from Okemos, MI

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

          Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

          I love this product

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

          Life saver

          By Jaz

          from Las vegas nevada

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clears skin
          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about La Roche-Posay Effaclar Dermatological Acne Treatment:

            My job has ruined my skin but this product.saved it!

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

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            • Q:

              Can you use prescribed Retin-A Micro Gel while using this?
              Asked on 1/11/2018 by Michelle from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi Michelle! If you are using a prescribed treatment on your skin such as a Retin-A we would suggest consulting with your dermatologist before adding the Effaclar System into your routine.

                Answered on 1/25/2018 by Brand Expert from La Roche-Posay
            • Q:

              Is this product good for sensitive skin? Will it make my skin dry or red?
              Asked on 12/28/2017 by Sophie from Virginia Beach,US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hey Sophie! Our Effaclar System is suitable for sensitive skin. Please note, however, that these products are meant to help fight acne being as the Duo contains Benzoyl Peroxide and therefore are stronger than products that just add hydration. We do suggest that you use a moisturizer and that you take care to see how your skin reacts to the products.

                Answered on 12/29/2017 by Brand Expert from La Roche-Posay
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