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Inspires par la nature

Inspired by nature

Nature, a source of inspiration and exploration for health care and beauty, is at the heart of our model. Research on natural substances is the foundation stone of a more comprehensive philosophy.

Innovating: discovering
new natural-origin key ingredients

 

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Mosaïque de plantes

Cutting-edge research on plants, combining the complementary expertise of botanists, agronomists, biologists and pharmacists passionate about the benefits of the plant world. Research on natural substances of therapeutic or dermo-cosmetic interest has always been a major research area for our company. The accumulation of data from over 50 years of research, combined with in-depth knowledge of plants and thermal spring water has enabled us to market

hundreds of products made from natural-origin key ingredients. Our main pharmaceuticals are plant-based, including Permixon from the Florida dwarf palm and Navelbine made from Madagascar periwinkle. Our Naturactive brand is an expert in phytotherapy and aromatherapy. In dermo-cosmetics, our Klorane, A-Derma and René Furterer brands were built around this botanical expertise, while the Eau Thermale Avène brand is tirelessly studying the benefits of its thermal spring water.

 

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plant samples held by the Group, the largest private collection in the world

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of our revenue is made from products containing active ingredients that come from the natural world

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years of research to constantly unravel more of the mysteries of Avène thermal spring water

At the heart of our research on plants

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recherche sur les plantes

Faithful to our pharmaceutical background, based on rigor, science and proof, we will only use a plant in a product if we can prove its efficacy and understand its mechanism of action. We therefore conduct a battery of tests in the laboratory (pharmacological tests, identification of the molecules responsible for these activities, optimization of effective quantities, etc.) to find the answers to all these questions. T