Winters are approaching! Which means dry skin for oily skin beauties and extremely dry skin for dry skin beauties. Winters demand some extra love and care towards the skin. You need to be very careful when choosing the skincare products, especially for those who have really sensitive and acne-prone skin, like me.
Recently, I came across this pimple care range called “ACNES“.
“ACNES” is Japan’s No.1 Acne care brand manufactured by Rohto Pharmaceutical Company which is again, is one of Japan’s Leading Health and Skin Care Company providing health and personal care solutions for more than a century now.
Rohto Pharma India entered into Indian markets in the year 2010 with its first Lipcare brand ‘LipIce’ (Which I’ll be reviewing soon). After the successful acceptance of the brand LipIce in the Indian Market, Rohto Pharma India launched its two new brands ‘OXY’ for specialized Skin Care range for men and ‘Acnes’ for specialized Acne Care.
Acnes provides a total skincare range that fights acne with the “Triple C” approach that signifies three actions/steps:- Cleanses, Cares and Clears to deliver smoother, healthier acne-free skin.
They are formulated with a unique and exclusive combination of effective ingredients like Isopropyl Methylphenol, Sulfur and Salicylic Acid that helps remove 99.9% acne-causing germs.
1. ACNES Fairness Facewash | Clears Acne + Whitens Skin Tone
Price: Rs.95/- for 50 gm
|ACNES Fairness Facewash
Enriched with a unique combination of fairness ingredients like Yogurt and Lactic Acid to deliver skin-whitening and sustain the skin glow. Natural fruit extracts actively treat and help prevent breakouts, diminishes redness and visibly reduces acne-scar.
How To Use
Wet hands and face, then apply a small amount of face wash on palm and work into a rich lather. Gently massage onto face, avoiding the eye area. Rinse off thoroughly. Use twice a day for best results.
This one is a bit of runny consistency and has mild fruity yogurt kind of smell. It’s a foamy wash and forms really good foam to remove all the dirt. I love it when cleansers form good lather or foam. It gives me a mental satisfaction 😀 This variant is more suitable for dry skin people, as I have oily skin, I noticed it was leaving a layer of moisture behind. It took off all the makeup, dirt and excess oil which I loved about this. Being an oily skin beauty, I enjoyed this variant. I didn’t felt any extra layer of oil, in-fact after using this, I didn’t feel the need of applying moisture.
It claims to fight acne while giving a fair skin tone. It is true to the claim of fighting with acne but not with giving fair skin tone. I noticed that the size of my pimple and redness was reduced only in 2 days. 🙂 As far as it is about giving fairness, I didn’t notice much change.
I read the ingredients and I didn’t found paraben. Though it was not clearly mentioned that it does contain paraben or not, I can’t say it for sure. I didn’t find any skin irritation or rashes. In short, a good facewash which really fights with acne removes all the dirt and leaves behind hydrated and moisturized skin.
2. ACNES Creamy Facewash | Control Oil + Purifies skin
Price: Rs. 95/- for 50 gm
A creamy textured face wash that fights acne-causing germs for oil-free, purified, smooth skin. Exfoliates dead skin intensively by allowing water to combine with oil/dirt and washing them away, hence purifying pores to reveal clearer skin.
This one is for sure for oily skin people. It removed every bit of oil & dirt from my face 😀 Left a complete oil-free skin behind. The feeling oily skin people want after the wash, like complete squeaky clean, it gives exactly the same feeling.
|ACNES OIL FREE
It is of creamy texture, pale yellow in color and forms really good amount of lather. It did help my skin to get rid of those odd-looking big pimples. It definitely controlled excess oil and sebum production. Quite happy with the results as it works somewhere on regular tiny pimples but not something with a severe acne issue.
About acne marks, it will take some time as acne marks are something which requires a lot of patience. They really take a long time to vanish. The best part is, both the facewash are true to the claim of pimple care for both oily and dry skin people and are affordable.
3. ACNES Soothing Toner
Price: Rs.180/- for 90 ml
Infused with Salicylic acid and Lactic acid that gives a mild peeling effect that gently removes old skin cells and excessive sebum, hence purifying the skin. Its hydrating power helps retain moisture and restores the pH balance of the skin while tightening the pores and toning the skin.
How to use
After washing your face with Acne Face Wash, moisten a cotton pad with toner, then dab gently over face and neck. For best results use every day, morning and night after washing your face.
I’m a person who has really sensitive skin which reacts to every new product. I tried various toners meant for acne skin such as Kaya and Nivea. But every time my skin reacted and gave me rashes. So I switched to Dabur Gulabri Rose Water as a toner and didn’t felt any skin irritation after that.
I was afraid to use this one because of the bad history of toner experience. But gladly, this didn’t give me rashes and in-fact, worked on sebum production. I was having odd-looking and big pimple near my nose, I applied this before going to bed, and next morning my pimple was 20-30% reduced. Didn’t expected super-fast results 😃
Good with hydrating and soothing. Gave a fresh and cool feeling for a few seconds 😃 But still, I don’t use it every time I wash my face. Either I use it one time in the morning or before going to bed as it does contain paraben. Happy with the results I am getting with this ACNES Range 🙂
4. ACNES Sealing Gel
Price: Rs.250/- for 9 gm
Fortified with Salicylic acid that works on the upper layer of the acne, that help cleanse dead skin cells. Powered with oil-absorber –Sulfur that extracts excessive sebum and oil.
How to use
After prepping your face with face wash and toner, apply a thin layer directly over your acne. For best results, use twice a day every day until your acne clears. (Only apply to places where you have acne.)
This is a targeted pimple care gel, meant for use on pimple only. It is yellowish and pale greenish in color. You’ll be shocked to know that this targeted cream worked on my pimple in 6 hours only. I applied this in the morning, and honestly, my pimple got popped out till evening. Don’t know whether it was the gel only or the input of everything in this range, but I got a pimple clear face in a few days. Whenever there is the season I experience a lot of pimples every time.
The only point I didn’t like about toner and gel is they both contain paraben. But that’s okay because this range delivers promising results and that too in a short time. I am with the overall range and I recommend it to everyone who is fighting with a pimple 🙂
Pros of ACNES Range
- Effective on Regular Pimples
- True to the claim of fighting with pimples
- Contains Salicylic Acid (Must have in acne control Products)
- Affordable Range
- Japan’s Trusted Brand
- Didn’t give any negative results
- No skin redness or any other harmful effects
- Contains too many chemicals
- Contains paraben
So if you are facing any issue regarding a pimple, you can go for sure this ACNES Range as it is affordable and really works 🙂
Their Complete kit is available on Nykaa and Amazon.
Have a Good Day! 🙂
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