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Effaclar DUO (+) SPF 30

Corrective unclogging care anti-imperfections, anti-marks and anti-UV for acne-prone skin. Protect against UV for a better correction of severe imperfections and marks. All the benefits of an SPF 30 sunscreen with the sensoriality of a daily care in a fresh gel-cream texture.

    The advice of
    the dermatologist

    UV exposure worsens acne. 75% believe that sun exposure will improve their acne

      The 1st targeted anti-acne care to shield against environmental trigger factors of UV while correcting imperfections and marks in-depth.

      Association of anti-imperfections active ingredients reinforced with XL-PROTECT technology against UVB and up to longs UVA. Protect against external aggressions for imperfections, spots reductions and correction of marks. Ideal during daily sun exposure.

      40ml nozzle tube with outer package

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        For oily acne-prone skin, marks. Exposed to daily UV. Allergy tested. Suitable for sensitive skin. Non-comedogenic. Tested under dermatological control. Tested in environment with pollution peaks. Formula protection over time. Recommended for sports enthousiasts, darker phototypes and people on photosensitizing medications.

        Corrective unclogging care anti-imperfections, anti-marks, anti-UV:

        • XL-PROTECT™ SPF 30 UVA: filtering system UVB/UVA + antioxidant complex.
        • Procerad: helps protect against the appearance of red or brown marks.
        • Niacinamide: active ingredient for intensive soothing. Decreases redness.
        • LHA and salicylic acid: micro-exfoliates without irritating.
        • Zinc PCA: reduce sebum secretion.

        Product efficacy

        After 8 days use, 81% of women feel that their skin is purified and after 4 weeks, 89% find that their skin looks smoother and 80% find that their skin texture looks refined.*

        Tested in polluted environments: Air pollution level AQI 120**

        • 83% skin is clear and clean
        • 84% skin texture is refined
        • 94% skin is comfortable
        • 93% the skin feels hydrated
        • 67% product allows better control of their skin problems
        • 71% product makes them feel more confident

        *Protocol : 54 Caucasian volunteers, 18 to 40 yo with oily acne prone skin. 4 weeks - once a day - face, self-assessment questionnaire.
        **Consumer test in polluted environments: China; 60 asian men and women. Aged from 25 to 40 years old, presenting an oily acne prone skin (declarative), users of face care treatment duration: 4 weeks; once a day.

        Texture & application

        Fresh gel-cream texture to soothe the skin, hydrating and matifying. Texture pro-compliance. Absorbs quickly for a non-sticky, non-greasy finish. Excellent make-up base. Non-comedogenic. It is comfortable and soft on application.

        Perfect for the summer season. This is not a suncare product. During intense or prolonged exposure, apply a sun protection product, generously and frequently reapply.

        Apply to whole face morning after cleansing skin with EFFACLAR Foaming gel. Avoid the eye contour. Take a small amount of cream, the equivalent of the pulp at the tip of the finger. Heat the cream between your fingers to facilitate its penetration without overemphasizing the face. Then, with the hands placed on each side of the face, gently massage your forehead, making light movements from the inside to the outside of the face. Do the same on the middle area, always from the nose to the cheeks. Apply with finger pulp to avoid the temptation to crush pimples.
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        XL-PROTECT TM SPF 30 PF 10

        The reference technology against long UVA, UVB and POLLUTION damages.


        (another name for Vitamin B3): active ingredient for intensive soothing. Decreases redness.


        Helps protect against the appearance of red or brown marks. Prevents post-acne marks.

        Our safety commitments

        Safety standards beyond international cosmetics regulations.