- Your skin
The confidence of healthy skin
Reducing the environmental impact of our formulas and packaging is part of a continuous improvement process. We ensure that we act from the design stage and throughout the life cycle of our products, from the choice of ingredients to production, with the priority of providing you with effective, safe products with guaranteed quality.
Local production connected to the Avène thermal spring, 90% of our rinse-off formulas are biodegradable1, eco-design of suncare formulas, 93% of our packaging is recyclable: we act at all stages of the product life cycle, from the source to your skin, to reduce our environmental footprint.
1- excluding specific products and OECD 301B test
The production plant in Avène, France, manufactures, packages and carries out checks on the brand's products. Avène Thermal Spring Water is drawn directly from the source and transported to the production plant, where it retains all of its properties, kept intact for anyone that uses Avène Thermal Spring Water products. The production plant is equipped with high-tech equipment and efficient quality management systems. The plant has numerous certifications including ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management.
What’s sorted properly can be recycled! Sorting waste has many uses. In particular, it helps to preserve natural resources, limit greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption.
Saving water without missing out on a pamper session in your bathroom is also possible!
For more than 30 years, we have been innovating to bring you solutions adapted to the needs of your sensitive skin, to help soothe your skin and make life a breeze. At the heart of our brand is a unique active ingredient, Avène Thermal Spring Water, with soothing and anti-irritating properties.
The quality of the environment is essential for the balance of Avène Thermal Spring Water. Our CSR experts provide insight into the actions taken to preserve this resource and make a positive contribution to the challenges of sustainable development.
Avène Thermal Spring Water has an original microflora, Aquaphilus Dolomiae, the source of the active substances constantly studied by our researchers. Thanks to their expertise, the first three postbiotic active ingredients with proven targeted efficacy for the most sensitive skin have been developed.
We select safe ingredients. We provide you with effective and well-tolerated products. We open up our bottles, pots and tubes to tell you all about our policy, particularly on “ controversial ” ingredients.
We get involved with patient associations and form partnerships to support them. The one built in 2007 with the Association Icthyose France to support people affected by this rare genetic skin disease is an example of this.