You’ve been recommended La Roche-Posay’s range of Effaclar products because this soothing and clarifying skincare range is specially designed for oily, blemish also suitable for acne-prone skin. The products are hydrating and calming, removing excess oil without stripping the skin of its natural oils. Effaclar has been formulated with anti-bacterial and astringent ingredients to refine and cleanse your skin’s pores for a clean matte finish. The minimalist formulas contain only premium quality ingredients designed for sensitive skin and all of its needs. Tested and re-tested for its efficacy and mildness on sensitive skin, Effaclar is also hypoallergenic and will not leave the skin feeling tight, dry or itchy. Rather, the skin feels hydrated, cleansed and comfortable and blemishes are reduced over time, leaving it radiant and healthy looking. That’s why 9/10 dermatologists would recommend La Roche-Posay Effaclar for oily, blemish-prone skin.* Read on to find out more about the range.
Effaclar Purifying Cleansing Gel
This award-winning foaming gel facial wash, which is specially formulated for oily, blemish-prone skin, gently but thoroughly cleanses the skin, thanks to its high tolerance foaming power. More importantly it lifts dirt, grime and sebum away from the surface of the skin without disrupting skin’s delicate balance and stripping the skin of its natural oils. Effaclar Purifying Cleansing Gel is enriched with La Roche Posay Thermal Spring water and zinc PCA to leave skin feeling clean and fresh. It can also be used as a body wash.
Effaclar Clarifying Lotion
This award-winning micro-exfoliant astringent lotion is a must for sensitive, oily skin prone to imperfections and enlarged pores. Enriched with sebo-regulating active ingredients and micro-exfoliant LHA (Lipo-Hydroxy Acid), Effaclar Clarifying Lotion is best used after washing as a toner to help to eliminate remaining excess oil, unblock pores and visibly reduce their size. Perfectly completes makeup removal.
Effaclar Duo [+]
Our best-selling anti-blemish moisturizer for oily, blemish-prone skin in adults and teenagers has been specially formulated to both helps to correct problem skin and also soothe and hydrate it. The dual action daily gel moisturiser is enriched with niacinamide to visibly reduce the appearance of spots, while Lipo Hydroxy Acid & Salicylic Acid work to unclog blocked pores and zinc PCA manages sebum to mattify skin and control shine. The formula also contains procerad to help to reduce the appearance of coloured marks and glycerin to keep skin hydrated throughout the day for up to 24 hours. Clinical trials show clearer results in just 4 weeks.
Effaclar K [+]
Perfect for combination skin this daily treatment mattifies and corrects blemish prone skin, helping to prevent sebum oxidisation [blackheads] and non-inflammatory breakouts. Used regularly Effaclar K [+] progressively transforms the skin's surface, leaving it feeling smoother, fresher and better protected. These ingredients work in tangent to have a synergic effect on squalene oxidisation, ensuring fresher-feeling skin.
At the heart of Effaclar K [+] is the combination of LHA [+] and salicylic acid, which form a keratolytic action to lightly exfoliate the horny layer of skin, unblocking pores and stopping excess sebum from oxidising into comedones (blackheads and whiteheads).
Effaclar H Cleansing Cream
This derma-soothing hydrating cleansing cream immediately restores comfort back to problematic, oily skin that has been weakened and made fragile by acne treatments and drying skincare. Tested under dermatological control in combination with over-drying treatments and formulated for men, women and teens, Effaclar H Cleansing Cream is enriched with La Roche-Posay Thermal Water, known for its soothing properties and also contains an innovative anti-friction texture that reduces irritation whilst gently cleansing, purifying and soothing the skin and reducing redness to leave the skin feeling refreshed and thoroughly cleansed.
Skin that is persistently shiny needs extra attention. This mattifying moisturiser for oily skin, which is prone to excessive shine, regulates sebum right at the source for instantly mattified skin that lasts for hours. This daily use moisturiser provides long-lasting hydration for up to 8 hours with added Sebulyse, a sebo-regulating active ingredient that is clinically proven to mattify skin and tighten pores. The oil-free, advanced formula acts as a blotter to mop up excess oil and keep skin clear and soft. Day by day the skin’s texture is refined, enlarged pores are tightened, and sebum production slows down. The complexion is left looking mattified and smooth with an intensely moisturised feel.
Effaclar H Moisturiser
Another award-winner, Effaclar H is ideal if you’ve if you've gone hard on your oily or blemish-prone skin in the past by drying it out with non-compatible skincare or harsh acne products
The compensating formulation is ultra soothing, providing skin with the essential lipids it needs, helping to build up the skin's natural barrier against external aggressions. As with all La Roche-Posay products, La Roche-Posay thermal spring water helps skin to repair itself naturally.
The ultra-fine textured cream is non-greasy with a non-sticky finish that compensates for the side effects, either visible or experienced, of over-drying treatments. Your complexion is left feeling soothed and intensely moisturised without an overload of sebum.
*Survey conducted on 249 dermatologists who chose to attend a La Roche-Posay sponsored symposium in the UK, July 2016