Rohto Metholatum Group Kenya, on Monday the 13th February 2016 held a session to discuss the role of skin care in career progression for women.
The event was held at the iHub, Ngong Road from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.
In attendance were the Rohto Mentholatum (K) Limited Country director Ms. Fumiko Akojima, Charity Mwangi, former Miss World Kenya 2016, skin care experts, the media, and several Rohto Metholatum Group Kenya staff members.
Ms. Mwangi kicked off the session by talking about her skin care routine and the important role it plays in her status as a beauty queen.
John Macharia, the company’s marketing officer, also had a chance to explain Rohto Metholatum Group’s various products and their functions
During the event, the invitees got a chance to share their skin problem stories and learn how to overcome embarrassing skin conditions such as dandruff, pimples, and blemishes.
The most interesting part of the session has to be when a skin care expert took to the stage to debunk myths associated with acne and dandruff.
This session was insightful as the invitees got a chance to share their own beliefs or hearsay.
The company manufactures acne treatment products as well as post acne care and prevention.
Some of the companies’ products are Mentholatum Acnes Creamy Wash, Mentholatum Acnes Soothing Toner, and Mentholatum Acnes Sealing Gel, Deep Heat, Deep Freeze, and Selsum, and Rootia.
The table below gives a summary of some of the company’s products and their intended function:
|Metholatum Acnes Creamy Wash||This product works to cleanse the face by removing excess oil and dirt. This way, it skills acnegenic bacteria. It contains vitamin C and E that nourish the skin.|
|Metholatum Acnes Sealing Gel||This product kills acnegenic bacteria and prevents further breakouts. The company describes the product as having components that unclog the pores.|
|Metholatum Acnes Scar Care||It reduces the appearance of fresh acne scars and dark spots leaving you with a smooth skin texture.|
|Metholatum Acnes Soothing Toner||Soothes the skin and helps it to maintain its natural moisture balance.|
|Selsum||An anti-dandruff shampoo with a double conditioner.|
|Rootia||A hair care product designed to revitalize hair by repairing and nourishing damaged hair.|
|Deep Heat||Offers relief from muscular aches and pain.|
|Deep Freeze||For rapid relief from sprains, strains and muscle and joint pain|
The products have been manufactured using Japanese technology and the company has over 100 years of innovation.
Rohto Metholatum Group is a leading Japanese cosmetics and pharmaceutical company with over 100 years of experience in its specific areas of operation.
Established in 1889 as a small family drugstore, today, the company operates in over 130 countries and has claimed a notable niche.
Rohto launched its operations in Kenya in 2016 and has since then earned a place in the market.
At the end of the session, Ms. Fumiko Akojima thanked attendees and offered each a gift bag with goodies.
The gift bag contained some of the companies’ products such scar care, Selsun, creamy wash, toner, and sealing gel.
I have used the creamy wash and toner and so far so good, no reactions. Guess it’s specially formulated for the African skin as they said.
Overall, it was interesting to listen to people share their skin care routines and their secrets to flawless skin.