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Top 10 Best Acne products in Singapore

The 10 Best Acne products in Singapore to treat and prevent acne.

The Acne product that’s best for you depends on many factors, including your skin types, the type and severity of your acne, and your skin care preferences. Many over-the-counter (OTC) acne products are available to treat mild to moderate acne or periodic breakouts. Acne products work in different ways, depending on their active ingredients. Some acne products work by killing the bacteria that cause acne inflammation. Others remove excess oil from the skin or speed up the growth of new skin cells and the removal of dead skin cells. Some acne products do a combination of these things. The Tropika Club team has rounded up Top 10 Best Acne products in Singapore. Read on!

Tropika Club's Top 10 Product Ranking Singapore Edition

2. La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo

Description: The La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo is a two-pronged balanced solution in targeting blemished skin and replenishing it with adequate hydration for an overall healthy and clear complexion. It does not contain any oil and this makes it suitable if you have oily or acne-prone skin. The newly improved formulation contains Salicylic Acid to combat acne bacteria within your pores and Linoleic Acid, which helps to control the production of Keratinocytes that combines with sebum to become pimples.

How to Use: Apply to whole face morning and/or evening after cleansing skin. Excellent make-up base. Apply this La-Roche Posay cream on your entire face or your T-zone as it doubles up as a whitening and hydrating moisturiser.

Pricing: 40ml / $42.90

Where to Find: Watsons

3. Innisfree Bija Trouble Spot Essence

Description: The Innisfree Bija Trouble Spot Essence is a conditioning spot treatment that is soothing and gentle on your skin. Its key ingredient is the oil extract from Bijia (or Torreya) seeds, which Innisfree explains helps to enhance your skin barrier for a better defence system. It also has excellent soothing efficacy, which helps to reduce the angry flares and patches on your face. The anti-acne effect is also reinforced with Retinol, which serves to remove dead skin and sebum that are clogging your pores.

How to Use: Use cotton swab to gently apply onto troubled areas. * Apply a sunscreen after using this essence during the day. UV rays can cause skin trouble.

Pricing: 15ml / $25

Where to Find: Shopee

4. Mentholatum OXY 10 Pimple Cream

Description: OXY 10 acne pimple medication contains 10% Benzoyl Peroxide to treat the more stubborn pimples/acne that do not respond to mild acne treatments. Kills acne bacteria that causes pimples. Helps dry up excessive oil. Helps unclog pores. Easy to use. Vanishes upon application.

How to Use: Wash skin thoroughly and dry well. Shake well before using. Dab on OXY 10, smoothing it into oily acne pimple areas of face and neck. Apply once a day initially, then twice a day, or as directed by a physician.

Pricing: 25g / $8.40

Where to Find: Watsons

5. Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment

Description: NEUTROGENA® On-the-Spot® Acne Treatment contains just 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, yet has been clinically proven to provide the same maximum level of effectiveness as a 10% formula, and with 70% less irritation overall. This fast working formula contains a special blend of ingredients to enhance the benzoyl peroxide’s pentration. It goes deep down in the pores to kill the acne bacteria that cause pimples and helps to stop new ones from forming.

How to Use: Clean the Skin thoroughly before applying this product. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer one to three times daily. Because excessive drying of the Skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. If going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product.

Pricing: 21g / $11.90

Where to Find: Watsons

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6. Hiruscar Post Acne

Description: Hiruscar Post Acne is a quick absorbing, non-greasy clear scar gel that helps to treat post acne scars and dark marks. With anti-bacterial formulation Hiruscar Post Acne is clinically proven to help lighten dark marks, improves the appearance of depressed scars and prevent acne recurrence. HIruscar Post Acne is suitable for oily and acne prone skin type for face use.

How to Use: For existing post acne scars and dark marks, Hiruscar Post Acne gel should be applied generously to the area gently for 2-3 times daily. Use regularly after skin treatment and before make-up for continuous and better outcome for scar management. Always wash hands before and after use.

Pricing: 10g / $22.90

Where to Find: Watsons


Description: A perfect solution for adult acne. It reduces inflammation causes by bacteria, prevent blackheads and acne eruptions and scar healing. Does not peel.

How to Use: After cleansing, apply directly to infected areas. Re-apply as often as needed. Do not contact with glass dropper to prevent contamination of product.

Pricing: 10g / $59.00

Where to Find: Watsons


Description: Direct treatment to prevent recurring acne.· Prevents acne bacteria from growing, and addresses smooth excretion of excess sebum in pores. Treats worsening acnes and conditions skin to prevent acne.· Contains supporting ingredients such as whey, and plant extracts as moisturizing ingredient, as well as vitamin A, C, E derivatives.· The thick gel fits tightly on the acne without irritation, and penetrates deeply into the skin layers and smoothens.· Contains antibacterial and degreasing ingredient: sulphur.· Fragrance-free, colour-free, paraben-free, alcohol-free, contains natural ingredients.

How to Use: Take an adequate amount (about a rice grain size) on fingertip, apply only on the acne, and gently blend in.

Pricing: 15g / $24.90

Where to Find: Watsons

9. 3M NEXCARE Acne Patch with Tea Tree Oil 34 Pieces

Description: Nexcare Acne Patch now comes with added tea tree oil! It’s advanced hydrocolloid technology absorbs oily secretion and pus effectively to help clear acne spot-on fast. It targets acne without drying the skin, aids in healing and reduces scarring. Applying the acne patch also reduces hand contact and infection to the acne and surrounding skin, and is waterproof yet breathable.

How to Use:

  • Cleanse face and hands well.
  • Ensure affected area is dry.
  • Peel open the plastic pouch.
  • Remove one patch with tweezer and cover the acne. 5. Gently press the edges of the patch for about
  • seconds with clean and dry fingers for better adhesion.
  • Replace patch when it turns white in colour (discharge absorbed) or after 12 hours.
  • Keep unused patches in the plastic pouch and store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • If wearing makeup, apply the acne patch first.

Pricing: 34 pcs / $9.90

Where to Find: Watsons

10. DERMA ANGEL Acne Patch Day 12s

Description: Derma Angel Acne Patch Day pack contains 12 pcs of day use patches. Medical Grade Hydrocolloid dressing to promote good acne pus absorption and heal your acne without any scars.Ultra thin(thickness < 0.2cm) – highly invisible acts as a protective layer against bacteria contamination. Can use under makeup , with UV protection. The material is also waterproof and breathable. Suitable for long hours usage.

How to Use:

To be use on acne with pus.

  • Wash face and allow to dry.
  • Remove patch by tearing along the serrated edge.
  • Apply patch to affected area and remove peel.
  • Press and hold for 3-5 secs until perfectly adhered.

Pricing: 12 pcs / $5.50

Where to Find: Watsons