Effaclar DUO (+)

Corrective unclogging care anti-imperfections, anti-marks and anti-recurrence for acne-prone skin. Efficacy from 12h.
Fresh gel-cream, 24hr hydratation and long lasting mattity. Absorbs quickly for a non-sticky, non-oily finish.

    Complete care reinforced with an anti-imperfection efficacy, to help rapidly clear existing spots, prevent their reappearance and limit the risk of marks.  Efficacy from 12h.

    Tube 40 ml with outer package


    Tested on oily acne-prone skin, severe and recurring imperfections, and persistent marks. Tested on more than 6700 subjects, all skin tones*. Allergy tested. Non-comedogenic. Suitable for sensitive skin. Tested under dermatological control. For teenagers and adults.

    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.
    • APF: 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.

    *Dermatological observational study -2 months of application, 6 phototypes.

    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: -56%
    - 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.
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    Helps durably restore skin’s balance and stimulates skin regeneration.


    Active ingredient for intensive soothing. Decreases redness.


    Helps protect against the appearance of red or brown marks. Prevents post-acne marks.

    Our safety

    Safety standards beyond international cosmetics regulations.