About Avène

About Avène


Avène has over 270 years of expertise in caring for sensitive skin and is trusted by millions worldwide. At the heart of the brand is Avène Thermal Spring Water, a natural soothing source clinically shown by over 150 studies to soothe, soften and calm the skin.

Our History

A quaint town within Haut-Languedoc national park, Avène is rich in cultural and natural heritage, protected by the park’s focus on sustainability.

Sterile Cosmetics

Sterile cosmetics is the first and only solution to date that makes it possible to completely eliminate preservatives and substances with incidental preservation functions and to keep only the essential ingredients for the skin without a risk of retro-contamination.

Hydrotherapy Center

Over 2,800 patients each year are referred by dermatologists worldwide to visit the Avène Dermatological Hydrotherapy Center to treat skin conditions including atopic dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis and eczema.

One Smile Project

Initiative started by Avène Dermatological Laboratories creating awareness on the effects cancer treatments have on the skin and to support patients through dermo-cosmetics.

At the heart of the brand

A Naturally Soothing Water

A remarkable spring water, whose beneficial properties have been soothing and effective at relieving skin conditions for more than two and a half centuries and backed by more than 150 clinical studies.

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What is avène?

A place where nature and its virtues hold special significance.