La Roche-Posay Effaclar BB Blur Review

Vanessa Manning
Written by
Last update:

In today’s article we will be reviewing the La Roche-Posay Effaclar BB Blur.

Does the good reputation hold up or not? Let’s find out!

Our rating: 8 / 10


Check Price on Amazon


  • Keeps shine at bay
  • Absorbs excess oil
  • Great for acne prone skin
  • Helps minimize the appearance of pores
  • Controls shine without feeling heavy
  • Blurs imperfections

La Roche-Posay make a variety of products in a variety of different areas. The Effaclar line of products is a variety of products designed to reduce the appearance of blemishes such as acne and Rosacea.

The Effaclar BB Blur contains the chemical ortho-phenylenediamine (aPD) which combined with Zinc OXIDE decreases the look of dark areas on the skin. This is just the formula for this specific product, but you can find out more about this and other La Roche-Posay products on their site.

The La Roche-Posay Effaclar BB Blur works as it is supposed to and is very easy to apply. You just put the product on your skin as directed on the tube and you are all set. It does not sting or burn, and there is no urge to peel it off.

The only thing that could be better are the shades available. While there are several shades available through Amazon, it is hard to find it in other places besides a dermatologist.

Learn More on Amazon

Not what you’re looking for? Read our roundup review: The Best BB Creams (2022 Reviews)