DUO (+)

Exceptionally effective anti-blemish gel-cream that corrects and hydrates the skin for a clearer look in just 4 weeks without acne recurrance.

“Life changing!”

I started using this 2 months ago and it has literally changed my skin. I don't break out anymore, it helped with left over redness from previous breakouts, and my skin texture has seriously changed; it really plump and glowing now. This is an absolute must product if you have sensitive acne-prone skin and can't really use harsh acne products!

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    A dual action daily fresh gel-cream for oily and acne-prone skin that reduces the appearance of blemishes and blackheads, controls shine and helps protect the skin from the causes of red and brown coloured marks that are often left by spots. 24hr hydratation and a long lasting matte look. Absorbs quickly for a non-sticky, non-oily finish.

    40ml nozzle tube


    Specifically formulated for oily, blemish-prone skin in adults and teenagers. Ideal for imperfection-prone skin, clogged pores, and excess sebum. Effaclar has been through rigorous dermatological testing to ensure it is suitable for use on even the most sensitive skin.

    Complete care with clinically proven reinforced anti-imperfection efficacy, thanks to Procerad™, an exclusive anti-marks active ingredient and Aqua Posae Filiformes that prevents acne recurrunce.

    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.

    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, hydrates for up to 24hrs and leaves you with a lasting, mattified look. Soft, comfortable texture. Absorbs quickly with a non-greasy, non-sticky finish. 

    Gel-cream texture appraised by it's users*:
    • 100% claimed it was non-sticky
    • 100% claimed the texture was pleasant
    • 92% claimed it absorbed quickly

    Apply to whole face morning and/or evening after cleansing skin with EFFACLAR FOAMING GEL. Provides an excellent make-up base.

    Effaclar DUO (+) packshot from Effaclar, by La Roche-Posay

    Our safety commitments

    Safety standards beyond international cosmetics regulations.