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Protection category

The protection factor tells you how strong the protection is. The higher the factor, the greater the protection.

UVA Logo

The presence of this logo certifies effective UVA protection in accordance with European guidelines.


Product benefits

The benefits offered by each product are based on its characteristics during use. (Matte finish, dry touch, water resistant etc.)

Skin type

Our products are formulated to suit different skin types (intolerant, sensitive, combination and oily).

The galenic formulation

Sun care products are available in different formats: Lotion, emulsion and cream... This means they suit different skin types.

Protection factor

The Sun Protection Factor indicates the level of UV protection the product offers.
The higher the factor, the greater the protection against UV rays.
The main factors used are SPF 20, 30, 50 and 50+.

Dermatological properties

Avène Sun Care products are formulated to minimize the risks of allergies and comedogenic effects.

Indications, properties

The product's indications and properties are mentioned in the description.
The indications tell you what the product is for. The properties indicate the product's characteristics and benefits.

Advice for application Precautions for use


4 warning symbols appear on AVENE products.

Avoid sun exposure during the hottest part of the day (12-4 pm).

Do not expose babies and young children to direct sunlight.

Use clothing to protect your skin from the sun (a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, t-shirt etc.).

To benefit from the level of protection indicated by the Sun Protection Factor, you need to apply a layer of 2mg/cm² onto your skin.


The ingredients contained in the product are listed in descending order of weight or volume. Ingredients with a concentration of less than 1% may be mentioned in no particular order after ingredients with over 1% concentration.

Warning symbols

The warning symbols indicate the precautions for use.

Avoid contact with the eyes.

In case of contact with the eyes, rinse with water.

Do not spray the eyes.


Indicated in ml or g.

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