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Effaclar Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Serum

1.5% Salicylic Acid Serum Treatment for Acne
Effaclar Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Serum is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 635.
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Effaclar Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Serum

Effaclar Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Serum

1.5% Salicylic Acid Serum Treatment for Acne

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This lightweight salicylic acid acne treatment serum clears acne blemishes and helps prevent new breakouts, while also visibly reducing pores, fine lines, and post-acne marks.
This serum includes Triple Acid Complex, a blend of 1.5% salicylic acid, glycolic acid, and micro-exfoliating lipo-hydroxy acid for optimal efficacy. This formula also includes Niacinamide and La Roche-Posay Thermal Water to help soothe skin and minimize skin irritation.

Skin Concern:

  • Red, raised pimples
  • Whiteheads and blackheads
  • Clogged and enlarged pores
  • Post-acne marks
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Fine lines

Skin Type:

  • Acne-prone skin
  • All skin types
  • Adult acne
  • All types of acne
  • Clears acne blemishes and helps prevent new breakouts
  • Visibly reduces pores, fine lines, and post-acne marks
  • 45% reduction of pimples in 4 weeks
  • 21% reduction of whiteheads and blackheads in 4 weeks
  • 49% improvement of post-acne marks in 4 weeks
  • 77% agree pores appear less visible in 2 weeks
KEY INGREDIENTS

1.5% Salicylic Acid: Known for its effective exfoliating properties to help clear and refine the appearance of pores. An ideal choice for those concerned with clogged pores and oily skin.
Glycolic Acid: An Alpha-Hydroxy Acid (AHA) often considered the gold standard in dermatology for skin exfoliation. Within our formulas, it is recognized for its ability to increase skin surface cell turnover and help visibly improve skin tone and texture.
Lipo-Hydroxy Acid: Also known as LHA, it's a derivative of salicylic acid, and has exfoliating and skin surface renewing properties.
Niacinamide: A form of vitamin B3, niacinamide is a water soluble vitamin. It is widely used in dermatology and is known for its ability to help visibly fade skin discoloration.
La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water: A soothing water sourced in the town of La Roche-Posay in France and a core ingredient in most of our products. It contains a unique combination of minerals, trace elements, and a high concentration of selenium, a natural antioxidant.

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS
1.5% SALICYLIC ACID

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS
WATER • ALCOHOL DENAT • PROPANEDIOL • GLYCOLIC ACID • NIACINAMIDE • DIMETHYL ISOSORBIDE • PENTYLENE GLYCOL • SODIUM HYDROXIDE • PPG-26-BUTETH-26 • HYDROXYETHYLPIPERAZINE ETHANE SULFONIC ACID • CITRIC ACID • PEG-30 GLYCERYL COCOATE • PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL • PEG-60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL • CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACID • BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1 • MALTODEXTRIN • PHYTIC ACID • POLYQUATERNIUM-10 • FRAGRANCE

Step 1: Shake well for even application.

Step 2: Apply the entire affected area with a thin layer after cleansing face. Do not rinse off. Start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed.

Step 3: In the daytime, apply daily sun protection.

Avoid eye area.

*Do not use on peeling or compromised skin. Avoid the eye contour and contact with eyes.

*This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.​

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KEY DERMATOLOGICAL
INGREDIENTS

La Roche-Posay follows a strict formulation charter and stringent clinical testing for efficacy and safety, even on sensitive skin.

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Dermatologist Tested
Dermatologist Tested
Non Comedogenic
Non Comedogenic
Allergy Tested
Allergy Tested
Paraben Free
Paraben Free

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SALICYLIC ACID ACNE TREATMENT WITH TRIPLE ACID COMPLEX

  • Clears acne blemishes and helps prevent new breakouts
  • Visibly reduces pores, fine lines, and post-acne marks
  • Lightweight serum
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AFTER 4 WEEKS OF USE

  • 45% reduction of pimples
  • 21% reduction of whiteheads + blackheads
  • 49% improvement of post-acne marks

*Results based on a clinical study

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ACNE POSITIVITY


Acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S., affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. La Roche-Posay celebrates acne positivity to spread acceptance for all skin, encourage others to embrace their unique acne journeys, and foster healthy relationships between people and their skin.
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RECOMMENDED FOR ACNE-PRONE SKIN

  • Red, raised pimples
  • Whiteheads and blackheads
  • Clogged pores
  • Fine lines
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DERMATOLOGIST INSIGHT


"Many of the patients I see with adult acne struggle to find a product to not only help with breakouts but also other concerns as well, including skin texture, post-acne marks, and enlarged pores. The Effaclar Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Serum not only treats acne but also the signs of aging, working to visibly reduce pores, fine lines, and post-acne marks."

Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Julie Harper

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must have!!! I have combined skin. My skin is oily and have some acne problem, here and there. noticeable pores. I been using this for 3 weeks now and i can tell you my whiteheads & blackheads are mostly gone. Plus my pores have reduce so much
Date published: 2024-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Effaclar Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment Serum I don't have anything at the moment as I just made this purchase but I'm sure it will be similar to my other products from La Roche-Posay brand.
Date published: 2024-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Salicylic acid Amazing product ! I have combination skin and it helps me perfectly to balance the oil in my skin.
Date published: 2024-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A MUST HAVE A skincare blessing! I recommend this to those struggling with clogged pores, post-acne marks, and overall trying to achieve a blemish free face. It does make u break-out in the beginning - but to me it has to get worse before it becomes better which it did! My skin has never looked better, it is starting to look like my skin before I started ever getting acne and I am so happy about that! Definitely a must try and I only have been on my first bottle!
Date published: 2024-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing product! Once I started using this I noticed a difference in my skins texture and the pore size. I ordered another bottle before I was halfway through the first. Love it!
Date published: 2024-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The answer to my prayers for menopausal acne! I am so pleased with this product that I needed others to know. Before I buy anything, I research and read reviews so I hope this review will help someone in their research for an effective acne treatment solution. Let me start by saying I've only been using it for about a week and a half and I am so pleased. I wash with the Effaclar face wash, followed by the recommended toner and then the Effaclar Duo. At night I add to that the Salicylic Acid treatment and my face has never looked better. I've recently been suffering from adult acne and none of the drug store brands were working. Well, I'm here to tell you that this product works and you will be pleased with the results. I get the two to three red, hard bumpy pimples on my cheeks and chin on a monthly basis. These products have not only cut down on the severity of the breakouts but it has calmed the redness of my skin and lightened my dark spots. Win, win!!! I have not experienced dry or flaky skin while using this product but again, it has only been a week and a half. If you are suffering from menopausal acne and are looking for an affordable solution, this is it. Do not hesitate to give it a try. I plan on purchasing other products to add to my skin care routine.
Date published: 2024-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best acne control for sensitive breakout skin I have really sensitive skin and every product I've tried has made me break out so bad. This simple serum has done wonders to my face and pores! I'm definitely going to continue using this.
Date published: 2024-02-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product but New Bottle Smells Rotten I really like this product and I think I can say it's been helping my break outs recover quicker and helps prevent a bad breakout BUT I've noticed an eggy/ rotten smell and I just bought a new bottle a week ago. It's sad because it's not cheap to just go buy a new one but has anyone else experienced this? I apply on a fresh washed face. My last bottle smelled good but this bottle smells rotten....
Date published: 2024-02-06
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