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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Foaming Gel is a gentle, soap-free cleanser that reduces excess oil, dead skin cell buildup, and all other impurities on the skin, with the use of zinc and glycacil, without causing redness or irritation.
Who is this for?
Ideal for those with combination to oily, acne-prone skin who want clear, balanced skin.
Wet face with lukewarm water and apply a small amount of gel, massaging the skin lightly to form a rich lather. Leave on for a few moments and rinse thoroughly with water. May be used in the morning or the evening. Gentle enough for everyday use.
Glycacil purifies the skin. Zinc PCA reduces excess oil. Citric Acid gently dissolves dead skin cells.
Water, Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Peg-120 Methylglucose Dioleate, Polyglyceryl 3-Hydroxylauryl Ether, Peg-4 Dilaurate, Peg-4 Laurate, Zinc Pca, Disodium Edta, Citric Acid, Polyquaternium-7, Iodoproponyl Butylcarbamate, Peg-4, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance
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A very good product for oily skin
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I just ran out of the whole bottle of this cleanser. I have to say this is a really good cleanser for acne-prone skin. It does not irritate my skin and it is such an affordable cleanser. A little bit goes a long way. I will order my second bottle.
Sat Aug 06 00:55:20 BST 2016 by
This is a product that I have used for several years without over-drying. It is a gentle, foaming cleanser that is light on the face and neck. I use a small pea-size drop on wet hands and rub between my hands before applying to my damp face for great cleansing. It controls oil without stripping. I highly recommend. Very light fragrance that is barely noticeable. A clear product that works well with other La Roche products.
Thu Apr 14 09:26:38 BST 2016 by
Works really well!
Thu Dec 03 06:56:39 GMT 2015 by
I use it 2 times every day and it really works well. Feels more clean after using it, not drying.
Thu Nov 26 12:57:24 GMT 2015 by
It works fine for acne skin, but I feel a little dry after using it.
Thu Nov 19 04:41:21 GMT 2015 by
I have not received this a long time, but i just love it, it does not dry my skin and i enjoy the moment when i use it
Thu Jul 16 20:50:04 BST 2015 by
My skin feels so clean after I use this cleaner, but meanwhile it does not strip my face y wash off too much oil that will dry my skin and make my skin more oily. And the price is also very lovely.
Wed Jul 15 23:53:05 BST 2015 by
If you already have perfect to average skin, then this is the cleanser for you. Very mild with light, if no scent. It does not strip your skin of your natural oils and keeps the moisture locked in. It doesn't feel like there is left over film after rinsing. However, if you have extremely oily skin like myself, you might need to double cleanser during the summer months. Due to my skin conditions, I am used to double cleansing no matter what, so I do not mind this fact. During the winter months, it is nice since it does not over dry your skin.
Wed Jun 10 09:26:55 BST 2015 by
After I use this item to wash my face, I do not feel such tight, and the smell is ok.
Wed Apr 08 02:14:34 BST 2015 by
This is my morning cleanser for my oily skin. About a dime-sized amount is all I use in the shower. It has a nice clean smell, creates a nice foamy lather and leaves my face squeaky clean. I follow with Effaclar Toner and Mattifying Moisturizer and then my makeup. This cleanser is nice and gentle and not overdrying on my cheeks, which don't tend to get as oily as my T-zone.
Fri Oct 22 07:00:00 BST 2010 by
I agree with the other reviewers--this is a great product! I have used it now for two years and swear by it after disappointments with other products. Like most La Roche-Posay products, it is gentle yet does what it promises. I use a pea size amount, and it cleanses my whole face and neck well. It is non-drying to my oily face but still gets out all the dirt and makeup residue after my makeup remover is finished. I must admit, though, I do keep the product on its side becuase it will leak if not 'snapped' into the top well. Great, great product for a reasonable price.
Mon Jul 05 07:00:00 BST 2010 by
This is my favorite cleanser and trust me I've tried EVERYTHING. For sensitive, acne prone, or even combination skin (my skin is all of the above)... this gentle cleanser packs a HUGE punch on dirt, oil, dead skin, impurities, etc. Just a little bit and some water works up a lather like none other - and did I mention it's soap free so it's not drying!!! Love that!!! It cleans so great for such a mild formulation with no irritation - use it day and night.... for clean clean squeeky clean skin. Thank you La Roche-Posay!
Sun Feb 14 07:00:00 GMT 2010 by
Lynn - Westchester, NY
I am using this gel along with La Roche-Posay Anthelios SX 15 Moisturizing Cream at day time, M2 Skin Recovery Moisturizer at night time. My skin is getting better. I just don't like the cover of the tube since the gel can leak out easily !
Mon Nov 02 07:00:00 GMT 2009 by
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