La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment - 1.35 oz
Reduces the number and severity of acne blemishes. Penetrates clogged pores to clear blackheads and whiteheads. 5.5% benzoyl peroxide acne medication. 0.4% micro-exfoliating LHA. Designed to provide dermatologists with an efficient solution to address the issue of oily and acne-prone skin, the Effaclar skincare range features LHA, a unique micro-exfoliating agent to reveal smoother, healthier looking skin. Effaclar Duo addresses acne-prone skin with blackheads, whiteheads and blemishes. It is the first solution to combine LHA with micronized benzoyl peroxide.Dual Action Innovation: Formulated with: micronized benzoyl peroxide, clinically proven to reduce the number and severity of acne blemishes and to penetrate clogged pores to clear blackheads and whiteheads; LHA to exfoliate and smooth skin texture. Properties: Effaclar Duo has been rigorously formulated for efficacy: 5.5% micronized Benzoyl Peroxide to penetrate pores to clear up acne blemishes; 0.4% micro-exfoliating LHA to remove pore-obstructing dead skin cells to purify clogged pores and smooth the skin surface; Hydrating and soothing agents to calm the skin.
Active Ingredients :
Benzoyl Peroxide (5.5%).
Inactive Ingredients :
Water, Isostearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Silica, Carbomer, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Acrylates/CI0-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract.
Clean the skin thoroughly before applying this product. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. If going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor. Store at 68 to 77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C).
For external use only. Do not use if you have very sensitive skin; are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide. When using this product skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time (If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time); avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen; avoid contact with the eyes, lips and mouth; avoid contact with hair and dyed fabrics, which may be bleached by this product; skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling (Irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration). Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation becomes severe. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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