Optimal product tolerance and efficacy. Products are developed in compliance with strict criteria based on pharmaceutical standards. Patented effective ingredients are combined with La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water, the only thermal water rich in the antioxidant Selenium. Product efficacy is demonstrated through clinical studies performed at major dermatological centers worldwide. Product tolerance is ensured with gentle formulations tested on pathological skin. Professional education and research. Patient-oriented services are enhanced by offering educational programs in medical practices. Strong physician partnerships are developed through the La Roche-Posay Foundation of Research and Continuing Education.
Dry skin: what causes it?
According to dermatologists, skin dryness may be caused by an in-depth lipid deficiency. Lipids are fatty substances which are essential to the skin. They reinforce the natural barrier that ensures skin’s suppleness by retaining water within the skin tissies, protecting it against external agressors.