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January 23, 2014

Coming Soon: La Roche-Posay's Effaclar Duo+

Doing my usual Internet skincare trawl recently, I was delighted to find out that La Roche Posay are launching another Effaclar product - Effaclar Duo+. If you're not familiar with the Effaclar line, you might find this post useful, but suffice to say that I am never without at least one or two products from the line. 

Image from ReallyRee.com's post here


My skin gets used to products quite fast, though, and when I repurchased Effaclar Duo a bit before Christmas, I found that while I did still like it, it wasn't working as rapidly as it used to. So naturally, I'm only dying to try Duo+! The main difference between this and the original product seems to be that Duo+ is designed to fight acne and acne scarring. I hate my acne scars just as much as, if not more than, my regular zits, and find them horribly difficult to shift. Let's all say a prayer that this stuff works!

I spoke to La Roche Posay's Irish PR yesterday, and she told me that Duo+ will be coming to Ireland in March, and should be in and around the same price as the original product. I will do my best to review it in detail here - I am hoping it's good stuff, but knowing La Roche-Posay, it will most likely be great!

6 comments:

  1. Cannot wait for this one to come out!! I adore the original!

    alex @ pinkelephantbloggin.com

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  2. Oooooh so exciting! I love love love Effeclar Duo, but like that I feel like it's not quite as effective as it was. Especially at treating scaring. Can't wait for this now! :)

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  3. I'd heard great things about the Effeclar Duo, so went out and bought a tube. However, every time I use it, I can feel my skin burning up. Not sure if this is meant to happen? Or maybe I'm allergic. I've only used it a couple of times because of the burning...

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    1. Hi Leanna, the same happened to my brother actually and I think his skin was just sensitive to the ingredients. I wouldn't keep using it if the burning is irritating you a lot - try Cicaplast Baume B5 if you need something to calm it down!

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    2. Thanks, Dee. I'll try out your recommendation and pass the Effeclar on to my sister. My skin is generally sensitive so I guess that's the problem. :(

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