Clear up and cheer up! Japanese acne care brand Acnes is here in the Philippines



It offers effective, simple solutions like Acnes Anti-Acne Spot Gel that helps shrink acne in as fast as 3 days!

Getting acne can be quite an irritating (pun intended!) experience. While it’s a common skin issue that can affect anyone, its impact can go more than skin-deep, especially for young people—who should be focusing on building core memories during this exciting part of their lives. Acne can dampen that experience. Apart from being painful, these breakouts can also make them feel self-conscious and embarrassed at the very least. 

Acne doesn’t have to keep you from living your best life. It’s time to clear up and cheer up! One of Asia’s top anti-acne brands from Japan is finally available in the Philippines. Acnes is a trusted acne care expert that can support you in your journey to acne-free skin with effective range of products made with the Asian skin in mind. 

Backed by years of extensive research, Acnes offers skincare solutions that contain the best quality acne-fighting ingredients to control oil, unclog pores, clear up the skin, and give it a healthy-looking glow. Acnes is a brand developed by Rohto Pharmaceutical Company and The Mentholatum Company, two entities with a rich history and heritage in skincare product development and over 120 years of experience in pharmaceutical technology. All of its products contain Centella Asiatica or Cica extract that’s proven to aid in the recovery of blemishes. 

Acnes Anti-Acne Spot Gel

One of the brand’s trusted simple solutions is the Acnes Anti-Acne Spot Gel that’s known to help shrink acne in as fast as 3 days!Apart from Cica extract, it also contains Sulfur to control oil production, Salicylic Acid (BHA) to unclog pores, Licorice Extract to calm skin, and Vitamin E to restore skin elasticity. With a gentle formula that is close to the skin’s natural pH level, the lightweight refreshing spot gel won’t irritate the skin and will help lighten acne scars. 

Spot treatments like Acnes Anti-Acne Spot Gel is a must in anyone’s fight against acne. It’s meant to help reduce redness and soothe skin irritation. As it can also act as a gentle exfoliator, it can help prevent clogged pores that can lead to acne. Best to apply on inflamed pimple without pus 2-3 times a day. 

For breakouts with pus and active wound, try out Acnes Anti-Acne Pimple Patch that repairs and heals. The ultra-thin Hydrocolloid patch works like a sponge to absorb pus and oil. It also acts as a protective barrier against bacteria and dirt. This patch is also semi-transparent to easily camouflage the appearance of pimples. It’s sweat-proof and breathable, perfect for wearing under makeup. 

To apply, gently press the patch on clean and dry skin and replace it with a new one when it turns white or after 12 hours. Avoid using ointment or cream before using the patch as it can affect its adhesiveness. 

This acne brand that’s also loved in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand also offers products that complete your skincare routine. It has Acnes Creamy Wash, an amino acid soap-free cleanser that’s gentle enough for sensitive acne-prone skin; Acnes Powder Lotion that can help balance sebum to prevent clogged pores; and Acnes Oil-Control Moisturizer that can replenish moisture and soothe skin. 

Breakouts don’t have to break you down. With Acnes that offers products that are especially formulated for your skin, breaking free from acne isn’t impossible! 

Acnes is now available at Watsons and Mercury Drug branches nationwide, and online at and at the official Mentholatum store on Lazada and Shopee. Acnes Anti-Acne Pimple Patch is exclusively available at Watsons.

Clear up and cheer up by making Acnes a part of your journey to acne-free skin today, follow @AcnesPH on Facebook and Instagram