Since ancient times, people have used cosmetics to try to improve their skin and to hide the visible effects of ageing. While offering the hopeful user the promise of being a ‘miracle in a jar’, until recently, most creams remained simple, old-
The introduction of vitamin A into skincare formulations was a ground-
Dr Des became interested in the physiology of skin cancer and the skin following the untimely deaths of two young patients due to melanoma. Through his research, he discovered the essential role of vitamin A in skin health and he became determined to create a range of skin care products that would maintain healthy skin, especially as the incidence of sun-
Environ has developed an extensive distribution network in South Africa and globally. The scientifically proven efficacy of its products makes it one of the cult favourites among those in the know; Environ is acclaimed by international beauty editors, skincare therapists and dermatologists alike.
At its core, Environ’s mission is to provide proven, cutting—edge technology and sound skin science principles, thus creating skincare for women and men from youth to maturity, as well as children, encompassing all skin types and ethnicities.