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Avene Eluage: Review & Comparison

Overview

The Avene Eluage line of anti aging and anti wrinkle products has been developed by Avene Dermatological Laboratories which is part of the umbrella corporation – Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmetique.
The Avene Eluage products provide its users an effective anti wrinkle and deep line defense. The dermatological laboratory that has made Avene Eluage has been acknowledged as the first European cosmetics company that integrated pharmaceuticals into its process of providing high-end products. It is a company that is today known as a cosmoceutical.
Avene Labs created the Avene thermal spring for treating skin problems. In fact, Avene spring water is a key active ingredient in all Avene Eluage products.

Product Details

The Avene Eluage range has several products on offer. One of them is the peach-tinted Avene Eluage Firming Gel which is useful in treating deep facial lines and wrinkles and claims to provide effective results in a matter of days. The gel is recommended to be used in conjunction with the Avene Eluage Cream for best results.
Avene Eluage products however might not be suitable for those with sensitive skin as the products may cause skin irritation. In fact, experts recommend the use of sunscreen with at least SPF 15 before the application of these products.
Apart from the chief ingredient of the Avene Eluage products, the Avene spring water, the Avene Eluage Firming Gel contains Retinaldehyde, which is the precursor of the retinoic acid found in the body that thickens the outermost layer of skin; and H.A.F. (Exclusive Fragmented Hyaluronic Acid), which is Hyaluronic Acid in its optimum molecular weight for maximum effectiveness in diminishing wrinkles. Hyaluronic Acid is popularly used in several anti aging products including several invasive treatments as well.
Other known anti aging ingredients such as Matrixyl 3000 or Argireline seem to be absent from Avene Eluage Anti Aging products.

What’s Positive

Avene Eluage Anti Aging products contain the specially formulated Avene spring water.
These anti aging products contain H.A.F which has been proven by several products to have excellent diminishing effect on wrinkles.

What’s Negative

Avene Eluage Anti Aging products are probably harsher than other products and hence unsuitable for sensitive skin.
Despite being a high-end product it lacks popular anti-aging ingredients such as Matrixyl or Argireline.

Bottom Line

The Avene Eluage Anti Aging products are definitely innovative especially with their special Avene spring water. However, some users may be doubtful as it may not be suitable for sensitive skin.