Avène, a brand of science and conscience
Avène Dermatological Laboratories are committed to protect Human kind and preserve the Environment, by creating a charter that fully expresses the Brand's values as a sensitive skin specialist.
Find out more about how we protect our resource and guarantee high-quality products.
At the heart of the Eau Thermale Avène brand: The Water
A highly-protected, pure resource with preserved properties
Avène Dermatological Laboratories
have borrowed from nature itself a pure thermal spring water
The water is formed deep within the Haut-Languedoc Regional Natural Park in a monitored and perfectly preserved environment which garners our full attention.
The Water Research Center and the Production Unit are located at the very site where the spring surfaces, to preserve its purity and properties.
- A naturally protected Spring
The Avène impluvium, spans about 30 km², is made of 80% forest with a low rate of human activity.
- A water with scientifically proven properties
« New proof of the efficacy of Avène Thermal Spring Water », in a special issue of the JEADV, a renowned international medical journal.
- A pure, regularly tested water
Samples drawn from deep within the spring, avoiding any surface pollution.
Over 2,300 test samples are drawn every year at the hydrotherapy site.
Leading-edge dermo-cosmetic expertise for high-quality, effective and safe products.
Avène Thermal Spring Water is the main active ingredient in all our products.These are produced at the hydrotherapy site itself, close to the Spring. Our products attest to the strength of our research, our pharmaceutical culture and our dermo-cosmetic expertise.
They also prove the success of a synergistic combination of the Thermal Spring Water and our innovative, safe and patented active ingredients.
- Several active ingredients,
that were discovered and developed by Avène Dermatological Laboratories are patented: Parcérine®, Retinaldehyde, etc.
- A new approach to cosmetic
care using the unique concept ofwww.sterile-cosmetics.com
« Sterile Cosmetics ».
- The Hydrotherapy Station received the Aquacert HACCP Thermalisme® label,
a guarantee of good hydrotherapy practices in terms of quality and health safety. Dedicated to dermatology since 1743, the center is now home to scientific hydrotherapy.
- The Production Unit is ISO 9001-certified,
and maintains high standards and traceability to guarantee optimal safety and production quality.
- The skin sensitivity scale is scientifically validated by dermatologists,
and allows users to adapt daily habits based on the score calculated, and continuously repeat measurements to achieve a long-term reduction in skin sensitivity.