The beautiful Miss World Kenya 2015 Ms. Charity Mwangi has been appointed brand ambassador for Mentholatum Acnes – a skin care brand owned by Japanese Pharmaceutical company Rohto Mentholatum. Ms. Charity is a graduate of Kenyatta University where she studied Agricultural Resource Management.

Ms. Charity said that she was glad to accept the role which she said she would use to encourage and inspire young girls into success using her story. Being an entrepreneur herself, she will guide and inspire young girls in that field, and in other aspects of life as well.

Rohto Mentholatum Group, is a consumer health company and is the manufacturer of the acne treatment regime – Mentholatum Acnes. The company which launched a Kenyan Subsdiary a few months ago and announced plans to put up a factory within the next five years. It is a pioneer in consumer healthcare products and over the counter medication.

Acne can be quite a blow to a girl’s self esteem and yet many of us have to deal with it at some point. Left unchecked, acne can even hamper a girl’s career progression according to how hard it hits her self esteem.

How does acne come about?

According to dermatological experts, Acne/pimples occur when sebaceous glands become overactive and produce too much sebum (an oily substance that keeps skin from drying out). Excessive sebum together with dead cells can block the skin pores and create a perfect environment for acne bacteria multiplication to cause inflamed and pus-filled pimples. Common areas affected by acne include the  face, neck, chest, shoulders, and back. Acne is more common among teenagers but it can also occur during adulthood.

Rohot wishes for their products to make a positive impact in the lives of their customers with good products that work.

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