Why Eau Thermale Avène’s Thermal Spring Water Is Still One Of Beauty’s Most In-Demand Products

It’s so much more than a refreshing face mist

Reputation is everything in the world of beauty products. If a product doesn’t live up to its claims, you can bet you’ll find millions of angry reviews warning others to spend their money elsewhere. Conversely, if a product actually works, the Internet blows up and before long, everyone will know its name.

The latter is true for Eau Thermale Avène‘s Thermal Spring Water. For the past 30 years, it has continually made the cut for all-time favourite cult beauty products with many professional makeup artists worldwide having a bottle of it in their kits at all times. Celebrities like Rita Ora and Gwyneth Paltrow have sung its praises. And you can find thousands of five-star reviews for it online.

But what makes this simple spritz of thermal water loved the world over? Here’s why their Thermal Spring Water is still one of beauty’s most in-demand products:

It works!

Calling a product a ‘miracle cure’ is not something we throw around lightly, but it’s hard not to want to put this Thermal Spring Water in that prestigious category. The impressive benefits of the spring water were discovered back in 1736 when the Marquis de Rocozel’s horse was healed from stubborn pruritus after swimming in the Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Springs. The thermal water was then studied further to see if its potent properties would work just as well on human skin. In good news for us, over 150 stringent pharmacological and clinical studies have consistently demonstrated the water’s skin soothing and softening benefits.

When this Thermal Spring Water was recently put to the test by BEAUTYcrew’s REVIEWcrew, 95% of the participants felt the Thermal Spring Water soothed their skin concerns, and 100% of the review team said they would recommend the product to a friend.

Part of what makes this particular spring water such a skin saviour is its 40-year journey through the Cévennes Mountain aquifer, which gradually infuses the water with trace elements and silicates to establish a perfectly balanced mineral composition ideal for treating sensitive skin. Eau Thermale Avène’s scientists also discovered that during its passage, the water becomes enriched with a unique microflora known as Aqua Dolomiae that produces active substances that end up in the thermal spring water to reinforce skin’s natural protection and help relieve itching, irritation and conditions like atopic dermatitis.

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Sensitive skin is an increasing top skin concern around the world

According to a recent study, 60–70% of women and 50–60% of men report having some degree of sensitive skin. It’s no wonder there’s a growing number of people around the world experiencing skin sensitivities given the harmful effects that air pollution, climate change and even the trend towards more active skincare routines are having on our skin, such as compromising its natural barrier.

Thermal Spring Water can help relieve sensitive, hypersensitive and allergic skin with its  naturally soothing properties and low mineral content. It also works to protect skin and prevent it from drying out throughout the day.

But it works on all skin types, too

The comforting perks of this Thermal Spring Water aren’t just reserved for sensitive skin types. Acne-prone skin will benefit from the soothing properties and pure water formula, which can help reduce redness and pimple flare-ups and keep skin clean, clear and calm.

For dry skin, regular spritzes during the day serve as tall drinks of water to replenish hydration levels and help prevent moisture loss.

And we all know that hydration is key to keeping mature skin looking plump. 

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It’s a multitasking hero in your beauty routine

Thermal Spring Water isn’t just a refreshing face mist. It can be used post-workout to refresh skin and soothe redness, to tone skin after cleansing, it is suitable to help with skin recovery post-surgery and laser, to set makeup, or it can act to soothe redness, irritation, eczema-prone skin, sunburn and shaving rash.

Coming into summer, you’ll be especially thankful to have a bottle of it on hand at all times to keep your cool and banish heat-related flare-ups.

Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Spring Water 50mL, $12.95 and 300mL, $25.95, available at Adore Beauty

This article is sponsored by Eau Thermale Avène

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