Backed by 20 years of dermatological expertise for sensitive skin, Eau Thermale Avène is proud to add its first high protection, water resistant sunscreen products to its extensive skincare range.

Avène’s new Sunscreen Emulsion SPF 50+ ($26.95, 50ml) has been formulated specifically for the face, and Avène Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+ ($28.95, 100ml) is for both face and body. Both Avène sun care products are water resistant (up to 40 minutes), free from parabens and offer high SPF 50+ sun protection, maximum photostability and tolerance for even the most sensitive skin.

What makes these formulations so gentle is what they don’t have in them.
Avène’s patented SunSitive® Protection formula uses an exclusive combination of
ingredients with a minimum number of chemical filters to respect sensitive skin, while still offering broad-spectrum protection from UVB and UVA rays. Combined with Pre-tocopheryl, a photostable vitamin E precursor, and Avène Thermal Spring Water, the Sunsitive® Protection formula offers the highest UVB and UVA protection for sensitive skin*.

Diligence in application is important to advise your customers. Both formulas are
light and absorb well to encourage regular use throughout the day. Avène’s Sunscreen Emulsion SPF 50+ has been formulated specifically for the face and has a light, non-greasy, non-sticky and mattifying texture for even and invisible protection, while also moisturising the skin. It can be used every day under make-up to provide effective UV protection, prevent premature skin ageing and assist in preventing some skin cancers. Likewise, Avène’s Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+ boasts a light and non-greasy texture that offers an extremely pleasant application. Highly moisturising, the Lotion is quick to absorb, without leaving white marks.

Avène’s sun care products are designed to be applied generously and evenly, 20 minutes prior to sun exposure. They should also be reapplied 40 minutes after swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying and at least every two hours.

Here in Australia, where our incidence of skin cancer is one of the highest in the world, the harmful effects of UVB and UVA rays are well known, and damage from these rays can result in sunburn, premature ageing of the skin and the possible development of skin cancer, with nearly one in three Australians being diagnosed with skin cancer during their lives. Both Avène Sun Care products are designed to help prevent the damage that can be caused by UVB and UVA rays. 


*As tested to AS/NZS 2604:2012 “very high” requirements. Always read the label. Use only as directed.

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