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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Acne Face Wash, Facial Cleanser with Salicylic Acid for Acne & Oily Skin, Suitable for Sensitive Skin, 6.76 Fl. Oz

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Ingredients Salicylic Acid,Lipo Hydroxy Acid,
Brand La Roche-Posay
Skin Type Oily, Sensitive
Item Weight 0.5 Pounds
Item Dimensions LxWxH 2.95 x 1.9 x 7 inches
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Medicated face cleanser for oily skin and acne, formulated with 2% Salicylic Acid. This acne wash targets excess oil & helps clear breakouts. Clinically tested to reduce excess surface oil by up to 47%. Dermatologist Tested.

Awards: Allure Best of Beauty Awards, 2016


Face wash with Salicylic Acid acne medication, to fight acne breakouts & blackhead removal. Oil & Paraben Free.

Suggested Use

Cleanse 2x daily in a circular motion. Avoid the eye area. Rinse thoroughly & apply Effaclar Mat Moisturizer after.

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"Amazon is an authorized retailer of La Roche-Posay products.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated acne wash has been developed with dermatologists. Face wash with [2.0%] Salicylic Acid Acne Medication, helps targets excess oil, pimples, blackheads and whiteheads for clear skin. Clinically tested to reduce excess surface oil by up to 47%, leaving skin less oily throughout the day. Salicylic Acid Acne Medication fights acne breakouts. Exclusive micro-exfoliating Lipo Hydroxy Acid helps target oily areas on the skin surface to provide precise cell-by-cell removal of debris and dirt.

  • Oil-free
  • Fragrance-free
  • Paraben-free
  • Allergy-tested
  • Dermatologist tested

Use as a daily acne wash to fight excess oil and acne. Cleanse 2x daily, morning and evening. Wet face, apply quarter size amount onto fingers, and only using fingertips, apply gently on face in a rotating circular motion. Avoid getting into eyes. Rinse thoroughly. Gently pat dry using a soft towel. Active Ingredient: 2% Salicylic Acid. Inactive Ingredients: Water, sodium laureth sulfate, decyl glucoside, glycerin, sodium chloride, coco-betaine, PEG-150 pentaerythrityl tetrastearate, hexylene glycol, sodium hydroxide, PEG-6 caprylic/capric glycerides, zinc gluconate, tetrasodium EDTA, polyquaternium-47, menthol, capryloyl salicylic acid, citric acid.

Menthol is an ingredient that is used in this product for its cooling effect on the skin. 

Product packaging may vary."

Brand Story

Recommended by 90,000 dermatologists worldwide, La Roche-Posay offers unique daily skincare developed using a strict formulation charter and stringent clinical testing for efficacy and safety, even on sensitive skin.

From the manufacturer

foaming cream cleanser effaclar mat moisturizer anthelios clear skin
Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel Cleanser Effaclar Deep Cleansing Foaming Cream Cleanser Effaclar Acne Treatment System Effaclar Mat Moisturizer Anthelios Clear Skin Dry Touch Sunscreen
Product Type Medicated Gel Cleanser Purifying Foaming Gel Deep Cleansing Foaming Cream 3-Step Acne Kit. 3 Products: Acne Cream, Acne Face Wash, Facial Toner Oil-free mattifying moisturizer SPF 60 dry touch sunscreen
Skin Concern Breakouts, blackheads Excess oil, shine Large pores Acne-prone skin Shine, large pores Sun protection for oily & acne prone skin
Medicated Yes No No Yes No No
Benefits Clears acne breakouts. Removes excess oil Gently cleanses and purifies. Removes excess oil Visibly tightens pores. Removes excess oil Reduces acne up to 60% in 10 days Absorbs oil for all-day matte skin. Refines pores Oil-free sunscreen, UVA/UVB protection, helps absorb excess oil & reduce shine
Use Morning and evening. Rinse with water Morning and evening. Rinse with water Morning and evening. Rinse with water Morning Morning and evening Morning

Recommended by Over 90,000 Dermatologists Worldwide*

La Roche-Posay is committed to dermatology. The brand’s products are developed in partnership with dermatologists to complement and enhance their patients’ treatments and to promote good skincare practices at home every day.

*Survey on the OTC skincare market carried out by IQVIA and other partners (Ipsos, TNS) between September 2017 and August 2018 among dermatologists in 62 countries.

Product details

  • Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
  • Product Dimensions : 2.95 x 1.9 x 7 inches; 8 Ounces
  • Item model number : result.feed.gl_beauty-part_number
  • UPC : 883140040231
  • Manufacturer : La Roche-Posay
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #630 in Beauty & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Beauty & Personal Care)
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,772 ratings

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