Avène (Eau Thermale Avène) has over 240 years of experience in caring for sensitive skins. Avène is the largest Dermocosmetics brand in Europe and trust by millions of customers worldwide. At the heart of the brand is Avène Thermal Spring Water, a powerful natural active ingredient, clinically shown by over 150 studies to soothe, soften and calm the skin. Each year, over 2,800 patients are referred by Dermatologists worldwide to visit the Avène Dermatological Hydrotherapy Center to treat skin conditions including atopic dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis and eczema.
Dedicated to sensitive skin and recommended by Dermatologist’s worldwide, Avène is the leading dermo-cosmetic brand in Europe and Japan. All Avéne products have biodegradable formulations and come in packaging that this is 100% recyclable. Not tested on animals, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic.
Research & Development
Each year, Pierre Fabre Laboratories (Avène’s mother company) invests close to 20% of its sales in R&D, focusing on three key research areas: oncology, dermatology, and neuropsychiatry. The group employs 1,400 people in R&D, spread across five centers of excellence: Toulouse (cytotoxic molecules and new targeted therapies, skin research, dermo-cosmetics); Saint-Julien-en-Genevois (biotherapies and monoclonal antibodies in oncology); and Castres (treatment of neuropsychiatric pathologies).
An Ethical Company
Humanism, independence and sustainability are at the core of Pierre Fabre Laboratories, who have set up a unique shareholder structure to ensure its continuity and independence while perpetuating the humanitarian values of its founder. The company is held in majority (65%) by the Pierre Fabre Foundation, recognised as a non-profit organisation since 1999. Contributing to health and wellbeing, advocating for pharmaceutical ethics in all that they do, respecting biodiversity, or belonging to a foundation of public utility – the company has multiple facets that are also challenges for sustainable development.