Treat pimples and prevent new breakouts when used daily. 

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“Helped reduce visible acne marks”

The Effaclar Duo is very lightweight and is easily absorbed into the skin without feeling sticky! My acne frequently leaves behind visible marks but with regular usage of the Effaclar Duo, it reduced the redness and appearance of these marks, helping to clear up my skin!

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  • Teenagers & Adults
  • Face & Body
  • Acne-prone skin
  • Allergy tested

  • Visible results from just 12H
  • Eliminates blemishes, imperfections & unclogs blocked pores
  • Prevents reappearance of acne, pimples and zits
  • 100% non-sticky, pleasant texture

40ML nozzle tube

Recommended Retail Price: $42.90


New improved formula Anti-imperfections, anti-marks and anti-recurrence. 

Active ingredient innovation:

  • Procerad: helps protect against the appearance of red or brown marks.
  • Mannose: stimulates skin regeneration.
  • Aqua Posae Filiformis: helps durably restore skin’s balance.
  • Niacinamide: active ingredient for intensive soothing. Decreases redness.
  • Piroctone olamine to combat bacterial proliferation
  • LHA and salicylic acid micro-exfoliates without irritating.
  • Zinc PCA: reduces sebum secretion.

Product efficacy

Demonstrated efficacy on more than 13000 acne-prone subjects*
- Reduces inflammatory and retentional imperfections
- Prevents post inflammatory hyperpigmentation marks
- Reduces breakout recurrence

Visible efficacy from 12 hours
Skin is significantly less red, more even and with a smoother texture**.

Its efficacy on imperfections has been demonstrated***:
- Total imperfections: -59%
- Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation: -42%

Anti-recurrence action****
Maintains results 1 month after stopping application. 
When you stop the application of EFFACLAR DUO(+) after only 2 months, the positive results are maintained, and the number of lesions continues to decrease for 1 month more.

Active ingredient innovation
Anti-red and brown marks efficacy.

Excellent tolerance for 90% of dermatologists and patients*****.

*Compilation of 13 studies conducted by La Roche-Posay
** Instrumental test on 43 women aged 18 to 45.
*** Study on 15 acne-prone subjects, with an average age of 24 yo, phototype III to V. Application of EFFACLAR DUO+, 2 applications/day, for 28 and 56 days. Evaluation by the dermatologist.
**** Study carried out by Prof. Li (Chengdu, China on 15 patients with phototype III to V. Twice daily.
*****Protocol: 5,700 patients, with an average age of 23 yo. Application of EFFACLAR DUO(+).
1 to 2 applications/day, for 2 months.

Texture & application

Fresh gel-cream. Comfortable texture. Absorbs quickly for a non-sticky, non-greasy finish. Mattifying all-day-hydration texture. Excellent make-up base. Non-comedogenic.

Winning pro-compliance gel-cream texture evaluated by its users*:
  • 100% non-sticky sensation
  • 100% pleasant texture
  • 92% quick penetration

Apply to whole face morning and/or evening after cleansing skin with EFFACLAR FOAMING GEL. Excellent make-up base for La Roche-Posay products.
Take a small amount of cream, the equivalent of the pulp at the tip of the finger. Heat the cream between your fingers to facilitate its penetration without overemphasizing the face. Then, with the hands placed on each side of the face, gently massage your forehead, making light movements from the inside to the outside of the face. Do the same on the middle area, always from the nose to the cheeks. 

* Protocol: Self-assessment on 38 women after 8 days of use.

EFFACLAR DUO[+]  packshot from Effaclar, by La Roche-Posay

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Your Effaclar routine

The right gestures for your skin.

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Safety standards beyond international cosmetics regulations.