Why We Like Avène
"Struggle with sensitive skin? Well, Avène have the perfect solution with their gentle skin care line full of cleansers, toners, moisturisers and more. This hypoallergenic range utilises the soothing benefits of Avène Thermal Spring Water to comfort your complexion when you need it the most. We love Avène on days when our skin needs a little extra TLC."
Written by Rebecca Jenkinson, Beauty Writer
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Avène is a small, rural village located in the South of France and is also the place where the French brand's story began.
In 1763, the healing properties of Avène Thermal Spring Water were discovered after a horse was healed from pruritus after swimming in the Orb River. It didn't take long for America and the French Government to realize its potential and the wonders it could do. Now, Avène Dermatological Laboratories sell products to almost 100 countries with each bottle containing its fair share of Avène Thermal Spring Water.
Naturally soothing, antioxidising and gentle on the skin, Avène Thermal Spring Water provides solace for sensitive and irritable skin. Over the years, it has been tried and tested for optimum comfort. It's no surprise GPs, dermatologists and pharmacists all recommend Avène to help heal your skin woes.
Check out their balms, creams, masks and lotions right here.
Where can Avène products be bought in the US?
You can buy Avène products from a variety of stores in the US, including Walgreens, Perfume's Club, Look Fantastic and more. You can also buy their products from eCosmetics.
Frequently Asked Questions about Avène
Do Avène have allergy-tested ranges?
There is always the potential for one person to react differently to another, however Avène products are claimed to be Hypoallergenic, so there’s less of a chance you’ll react negatively to their products.
Do Avène have their products approved or tested by Dermatologists?
Yes, these products have been reviewed and tested by a skin care practitioner (dermatologist).
Am I going to find parabens in their ingredient list?
Mostly, simply choose the paraben free option from our filters to view these products.
I want to avoid products that contain alcohol. Can I buy from Avène?
If you wish to find alcohol-free products, filter for this option on the Avène page.
I don't buy brands that aren't fragrance-free as i find they irritate. Am I ok to buy Avène?
Some Avène products are not marked as fragrance-free. To see their free-from options, use our filters above.
Do any of their formulas contain mineral oil?
Some of their products are mineral-oil free. You can find these by choosing the appropriate filter on this page.
Do they make phthalates-free products?
They do have some phthalates-free options. Search for them using our site filters and by checking ingredients lists.
Do they use silicone in their products?
Will I find sulfates in Avène products?
Some of their products are formulated with sulfates however the have ranges that are free from which you can view by using our filters.
Where do they produce these products?
Avène products are manufactured in France.