Effaclar Foaming Purifying Gel

For Oily/Acne Prone Skin

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“Acne begone!”

I love this cleanser! At times, my face gets red due to acne breakouts and this cleanser comes in just in time. It soothes the redness and I clearly see a reduction of my acnes and pimples. Definitely an effective product which I will recommend to my friends!

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    Purifying Foaming Gel Specially Formulated For Oily, Acne-Prone Skin


    Recommended Retail Price: $33.90


    Oily and sensitive skin.

    • Gently cleanses/washes dirt and oil while respecting the skin's pH balance at 5.5
    • Removes dirt and sebum away from the surface of the skin without disrupting its delicate balance and leaves the skin feeling clean and fresh
    • With soothing, anti-irritant La Roche-Posay thermal spring water
    • Proven to reduce acne, blemishes, blackheads and control shine
    • Leaves skin feeling clean and fresh Use as a daily face wash for oily skin
    • Soap-free. Paraben-free. Alcohol-free. Oil Free

    Product efficacy


    • Cleansing Agents: Selected to limit risks of irritation
    • Zinc Pidolate: Reduces sebum production
    • Strict formulation charter: Soap free, Alcohol free, Colorant free, Paraben free, Oil free
    • pH 5.5

    • Retentional lesions -28%
    • Inflammatory lesions -25%
    • Sebum Production -16%
    • Improvement in skin comfort

    Protocol: 30 patients with mild to moderate combined acne, not using any acne treatment. 2 daily utilizations.
    Clinical and biometrological measurements at D0 and D28 by dermatological in charge of investigation.

    • Good tolerance for 90% of all patients
    • Tolerance assessed by patients undergoing Isotretinoin treatment
    • Does not irritate skin 86%
    • Suitable for irritated skin 82%
    • Does not irritate eyes 87%

    Texture & application

    Foam in the hand with a little water and apply to the face, massaging gently. Rinse thoroughly.

    Tested on acne-prone skin

    • Non irritant, non-sensitizing
    • High cutaneous and ocular tolerance
    • Non-comedogenic
    A new, soft texture, adapted to sensitive skin Observational study by 1178 patients, 125 dermatologist. 1 Clinical study on 166 patients 2 Clinical study on 50 patients 3 Clinical study on 41 patients
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