BIODERMA has acquired unique expertise by placing BIOlogy at the service of DERMAtology. This original scientific approach relies first and foremost on knowledge of the skin and its biological mechanisms to formulate products directly inspired by them.
THE SKIN ITSELF
Our story began in 1977. A pharmacist specialised in medical biology, Jean-Noël THOREL, suggested a new approach for biodermatological care and created BIODERMA.
His vision? Skin is an “ecosystem”. It lives in relation to an environment and evolves over time. Instead of treating it, we can teach it how to live. Using biological assets is the ideal and natural way to treat cutaneous disorders, the causes of which are directly linked to our environment, medication and ageing.
To do this, Jean-Noël THOREL surrounded himself with the most eminent specialists in skin biology to find molecules and biomimetic processes. Forty years and over 50 international patents later, BIODERMA’s advanced research has profoundly affected the way that products are designed and formulated.
Today, Laboratoire BIODERMA is prescribed by dermatologists, advised by pharmacists and acclaimed by consumers around the world.
More than an idea, better than a concept, “Biology at the service of dermatology” has become a new way to create products for skin.
APPROACH & CONCEPT
With over 50 international patents, BIODERMA is the only laboratory that uses this unique approach, prescribed by dermatologists, advised by pharmacists and acclaimed by consumers around the world. Among all of the world’s major dermo-cosmetic brands, BIODERMA is the only one that systematically places at the heart of its formulas
“Biology at the service of dermatology”.
BIODERMA, DERMATOLOGICAL LABORATORY
A pioneer since the 1970s, BIODERMA has acquired unique expertise by placing BIOlogy at the service of DERMAtology. This original scientific approach relies first and foremost on knowledge of the skin and its biological mechanisms to formulate products directly inspired by them.
PRESERVE AND RESTORE THE SKIN’S NATURAL FUNCTIONS:
HEALTHY SKIN IS THE ONLY MODEL
All BIODERMA research revolves around the study of healthy skin and skin cells, as well as imbalances. The skin speaks its own language, and BIODERMA seeks tirelessly to understand it. Skin is subject to changes and environmental aggressions. Diseases, medication, ageing and many other factors can alter its balance and cause it to malfunction. BIODERMA’s approach is to reactivate the skin’s natural resources to help it resist and restore its normal, healthy functioning.
THE UNIQUE CONCEPT OF BIOLOGICAL MIMETISM
Based on complete respect for skin, BIODERMA products imitate its natural biological mechanisms, through their components and their mode of action. To create the formulations, BIODERMA selects the purest active ingredients, using molecules that are already naturally present in skin for better tolerance. Depending on the type of disorder, BIODERMA products preserve, activate or restore the skin’s biological processes.
DERMATOLOGICAL SAFETY IS AN ABSOLUTE REQUIREMENT
BIODERMA has always sought to reconcile perfect efficacy with excellent tolerance, for all skin types and conditions. To be able to guarantee the highest level of dermatological safety, BIODERMA products contain a limited number of ingredients and the purest active ingredients, all at the optimal dose. Pre-empting health authority recommendations, BIODERMA tends to exclude products that are dermatologically questionable. These commitments are embodied in a formulation chart that applies to all product development and grounds their superiority in scientific method. This uncompromising approach explains why most products benefit from the patented natural complex DAF (Dermatological Advanced Formula), and also why BIODERMA products improve the skin’s tolerance and help it be less reactive. In a lasting way.