Effaclar 2-Step Anti-Blemish System

Effaclar 2-Step Anti-Blemish System is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 70.
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Complete 2-Step Anti-Blemish System for oily and acne-prone skin


Specifically formulated for oily, blemish and acne-prone skin

This 2-step regime is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of blemishes, unclog pores and reduce pore size whilst hydrating skin and reducing the appearance of marks.

  • For use every morning and evening. 
  • Suitable for those with ultra-sensitive, allergy-prone skin.

Step 1: Effaclar Purifying Gel Cleanser 200ml: This gentle yet effective gel purifies skn and removes impurities and excess sebum to leave skin fresh, soft and clear.

Step 2: Effaclar Duo [+] 40ml: A correcting and hydrating treatment. This gel-cream gently exfoliates the skin to visibly reduce the appearance of spots, unclog pores, control shine and help reduce the appearance of pigmentation marks left behind by acne.

  • A complete 2-step anti-blemish system for oily, acne-prone skin
  • Reduces the appearance of spots, controls shine and helps reduce marks
  • Visibly clearer skin in 4 weeks


Effaclar has been through rigorous dermatological testing to ensure it is suitable for use on even the most sensitive skin.

9/10 dermatologists would recommend La Roche-Posay.*


The minimalist formula contains the best of our creations – designed for sensitive skin and all of its needs. Tested and re-tested for its efficacy and mildness on sensitive skin. It is also hypoallergenic.

*Survey conducted on 267 dermatologists by La Roche-Posay in the UK, July 2019


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  • 609579/39: Aqua / Water
  • Sodium Laureth Sulfate
  • PEG-8
  • Coco-Betaine
  • Hexylene Glycol
  • Sodium Chloride
  • PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
  • Zinc PCA
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Citric Acid
  • Sodium Benzoate
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Caprylyl Glycol
  • Parfum / Fragrance
  • (Code F.I.L. B32025/1) 609903/ 10: Aqua/ Water
  • Glycerin
  • Dimethicone
  • Isocetyl Stearate
  • Niacinamide
  • Isopropyl Lauroyl Sarcosinate
  • Silica
  • Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate
  • Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer
  • Potassium Cetyl Phosphate
  • Sorbitan Oleate
  • Zinc PCA
  • Glyceryl Stearate SE
  • Isohexadecane
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Myristyl Myristate
  • 2-Oleamido-1
  • 3-Octadecanediol
  • Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate
  • Mannose
  • Poloxamer 338
  • Disodium EDTA
  • Capryloyl Salicylic Acid
  • Caprylyl Glycol
  • Vitreoscilla Ferment
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Polysorbate 80
  • Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer
  • BHT
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Piroctone Olamine
  • Parfum /Fragrance
  • (Code F.I.L.: B214027/1)

How To

Learn how to use


Work a small amount into a lather with water and massage onto skin using gentle circular scrubbing movements - no need to scrub. Avoid eye area. Rinse thoroughly.

We recommend


02.Correct and hydrate

Apply a thin layer of cream over entire face before applying make up. Avoid eye contour.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for oily skin and blemishes I gave this to my son and daughter in law. They really loved it. They said it helped both of them. They are exploring the whole range now.
Date published: 2020-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for acne I brought this around 4 months ago and I’m amazed with the results. I basically have clear skin now and only have had one breakout in 4 months. Honestly works amazing
Date published: 2020-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Game changer I bought this set a week ago after having horrible acne for a few months now. I had previously been using more topical treatments, salicylic acid, drying lotions, which would get rid of those spots in a few days but by that point new ones had appeared. I was sceptical of this product as I didn’t think just a wash and cream could change my skin. One week on and my skin is clear! FYI - I used both the cleanser and cream morning and night. Also, it did cause a small dry patch either side of my mouth, but nothing a bit of hydrating cream can’t solve.
Date published: 2020-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Both of these products are essential in my skincare routine, wouldn't live without either as they work wonders in clearing up my skin and keeping hormonal acne under control. 100% recommend
Date published: 2020-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I bought this one week ago after suffering consistent breakouts on my chin. The difference in just a week is unbelieveable! My skin feels so clean after using these products and gets rid of make-up perfectly. The spots i had have all but disappeared and i haven't had any new spots appear since using. The tone of my skin has also noticeably improved, i am so pleased. I would highly recommend, does exactly what it promises.
Date published: 2019-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow! Over the last couple of years, I’ve suffered with continuously spotty skin. This is very annoying being in my early 40’s, I’ve been more spotty than my teenage years. I’ve tried all sorts of lotions and potions but nothing seemed to make a difference. Until I bought this. I have been using it for 3 weeks now and after it cleared the spots I already had, I have had literally no more appear. My skin is softer than it’s been for years, too. I have a little bit of ‘malting’ but use a facial scrub to clean it up once a week, followed by this wash and finish with the cream as usual. I cannot recommend this product enough. Pricey, but well worth the money.
Date published: 2019-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Midlife face fixer I have been using this for a couple of months. I am in my mid 40s and am embarrassed by my t zone breakout. Not anymore. The claim that you can see a visible difference in 4 weeks used regularly is spot on. In fact, it didn’t take that long. I would say that it doesn’t dry my face out too much but does make it matt. I'm so much more confident now that my skin is clear. My makeup, which I need less of, is much easier/stays longer. Fabulous product
Date published: 2019-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great together!! Love these two products - the face wash is a great second cleanser, and my face feels really clean afterwards. I then use the moisturiser and have definitely seen an improvement in terms of breakouts - the moisturiser is moisturising enough for my skin too, which often isn't the case for things that market themselves for breakouts (eg 'oil-free moisturisers') - really pleased with them both
Date published: 2019-08-30
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