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As spring starts giving way to summer, choosing skin care creams becomes necessary. How can we protect ourselves without damaging our ecosystem? Look no further, we have the answer: creams that take care of us while protecting the environment. Alaena and EQ, two French brands makes it possible to achieve a perfect balance between your lifestyle and respect for the environment.
If you didn't know, corals live in harmony with microalgae housed in their tissues. When you enter the water, some UV filters in sunscreens activate viruses that multiply and kill these precious microalgae. Corals whiten and die within 48 hours.
Close to nature, but also aware of the health problems related to the quality of the environment, these brands strive to consider everyone in their entirety without forgetting performance or pleasure. The quality of our skin is a reflection of our balance. This includes a healthy and organic diet, regular sports activity and the use of natural and organic cosmetics.
Alaena and EQ are ECOCERT® certified brands. They have therefore undertaken to select only ingredients that are pure and beneficial to the skin and not harmful to the environment. Packaging is guaranteed to be biodegradable or recyclable and favours the use of glass rather than plastic. The formulas are produced with respect for animals and the environment. Their ingredients are not tested on animals and some formulas are vegan (except for ingredients produced naturally by animals such as milk, honey, etc). All manufacturing processes are rigorously monitored and controlled, from the origin of the ingredients to the shelf.
[SK01] ALAENA Sunscreen SPF 50+ 50ml 42€ • This SPF 50+ Organic Sun Cream contains zinc and titanium dioxide, which allows it to effectively fight UVA and UVB rays. The formula is rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-free radical active ingredients to prevent photo-induced skin aging. Thanks to its BB Cream texture, it is like a second skin very resistant to water and perspiration, thus making it possible to hide imperfections while immediately giving a nude complexion. [SK02] ALAENA Moisturizing Oil 100ml 55€ • This cocktail of four high-quality organic vegetable oils moisturizes and restores softness to the skin. Multifunctional, this moisturizing oil is an ally for women in a hurry or those who do not want to carry several products. It can be applied to the face, body or hair. Its bewitching scent leaves a very pleasant fresh scent. [SK03] EQ Face Sun Stick SPF 50+ “Gold” 10g 16€ • This stick offers a rich and film-forming texture developed to provide a maximum protection under strong conditions of sun exposure, while practicing aquatic sports. Providing an optimal protection against UVA and UVB it has been designed especially for extreme conditions of sun exposure, over the water or the snow. Ideal for the skin, lips and sensitive areas, the formula has been developed for intolerant skins to chemical filters. [SK04] EQ Face Sun Stick SPF 50+ “White” 10g 16€ • This stick offers a rich and film-forming texture developed to provide a maximum protection under strong conditions of sun exposure, while practicing aquatic sports. Providing an optimal protection against UVA and UVB it has been designed especially for extreme conditions of sun exposure, over the water or the snow. Ideal for the skin, lips and sensitive areas, the formula has been developed for intolerant skins to chemical filters. [SK05] EQ EVOA After Sun Oil “Huile Merveilleuse Scintillante” 50ml 14,95€ • Inca incha oil preserves the balance of the skin and strengthens the lipidic barrier. Buriti oil, naturally coloured, enhances your tan sublimated by icy chestnut and Gold iridescent pigments.Nourishes your skin and applied to dry hair, it provides strength and brilliance. 100% natural origin, allergen-free, paraben-free.
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