la roche posay effaclar duo


la roche posay effaclar duo
£14 - Boots

I follow a very small selection of beauty blogs and saw that this was the one hyped product that almost everyone was blogging about. Some people find skin care a real chore but I absolutely love it. I could happily spend £100 on skin stuff! I don't particularly have spot prone skin. My skin is relatively good but can be a little dry. I take my makeup off every night using the No7's hot cloth cleanser (I reviewed it here) and then cleanse, tone and moisturise twice a day (I tone once). 

I'm not going to lie; but I was a little clueless as to what it was. It has a really weird name let's face it but I bought it on a whim in Boots and here we are two months later writing about it! It's specifically made for those who have 'oily skin with imperfections' .. not really something I have but there are other options within the range such as the Effaclar K which I may try out soon. Upon buying it, it's a white gel/cream like formula in a 40ml tube. My first tube lasted around a month and I used it twice a day every day non-stop and didn't get one spot within this time frame. I did go through a purging stage with this but I've read this is a common thing. [I used it for 5 weeks if you include the purging stage]

I've since bought a second tube and I shall be buying a third, forth etc. It's something I have realised I probably can never stop using now and am therefore firmly contracted to buy it forever! I didn't use this one night and woke up with one small spot so I would say because I use it twice a day my skin has got used to it but it does have other benefits too. My skin is a lot more smoother and a lot more brighter with no break outs (If i keep using it). I love it!

Have you tried this? Can you recommend anything from the La Roche Posay range?
I am by all means no beauty blogger nor do I really have a strong interest in beauty like I do with fashion, but coming from someone who doesn't know as much about beauty; this product is amazing!
XO love, Ashleigh x
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  1. I definitely need to give this a go! Great review.

  2. Anonymous21/4/13

    I'm using it at the moment and I love it!
    It's such a great product and affordable at the same time :)

  3. I wanted to try this one for so long and still haven't! MUST try it.

  4. Anonymous21/4/13

    My skin is also good but a little dry too so thanx for the product review!Have a fab week.

    Peace and Love

  5. I love this stuff! I also have the intense mosturiser that i bought by mistake. (The names are confusing). I can't remember what its called, but if you put it on before bed it makes your skin feel like a babies in the morning. Great stuff, i want to try more!



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