The La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo eliminates bacteria and helps clear acne blemishes. Its micronized formula sinks deeply into the skin to thoroughly clear pores. The unique formula also contains micro-exfoliating ingredients that remove debris and dead skin cells, creating an even tone and a smooth texture. This fast-absorbing skin exfoliator can be applied before makeup or other skin products. The appearance of blemishes are visibly reduced in just a few days. This product is oil-free, fragrance-free and paraben-free. It is ideal for moderate and severe acne.