The introduction of vitamin A into skin care formulations was a ground-breaking development in skin care. Dr Des Fernandes, rated amongst the top five plastic surgeons in the world, was a pioneer in this field in the 1980s. He was the first to use vitamin A in high enough doses that help counteract the harmful effects of the environment, pollution and stress, and create the appearance of radiant, visibly improved skin.
Dr Des knew that vitamin A was essential for life which is why it is the cornerstone ingredient in the Environ skin care philosophy. It must be replaced daily for skin to appear healthier and more resilient and resulted in the creation of the world’s first Vitamin STEP-UP
Environ is one of the very few skin care ranges in the world with its own sterile manufacturing facilities with dedicated chemists and state of the art technology. Environ skin care products are intended for use on all skin types, on people of all ages including babies and for both genders.
To ensure that our products can be used by people with allergies, we make most of the Environ range without adding any preservatives or perfumes. It is one of the few ranges in the world to do that. Environ Skin Care (Pty) Ltd is an ISO 9001 and ISO 22716 accredited company. All products are manufactured according to cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices).
All products are manufactured and filled under red light to protect light sensitive ingredients. They are also manufactured under a vacuum to prevent exposure to air. The facilities use filtered air throughout and maintain the highest manufacturing practices at all times.
The moisturisers in the Environ Vitamin STEP-UP SYSTEM™ ranges have been awarded the Swiss Vitamin Institute logo which verifies that the products tested contain the vitamin strength declared. This guarantees the active effectiveness specified by Environ. The consumer gets a quality product with the stated active vitamin content which fulfils the promise of real results. The products are tested annually to enable them to carry this prestigious certificate of endorsement and therefore ensure that the highest standards are maintained.
Because of the inclusion of effective active ingredients, and the minimal use of preservatives, Environ skin care products are specially packaged to protect them from light and air. Environ has introduced the very latest in packaging technology to ensure maximum hygiene and efficiency in the filling and packaging of its creams.
All Environ packaging adheres to South African (CTFA) and International (COLIPA) coding and labelling standards.
Environ skin care products are tested only on human volunteers. Clinical trials are conducted on more than 100 people over an 18-month period.
The global medical skin care brand, was certified by Swiss vitamin institution for premium vitamins. Moreover, it was approved by FDA for matchless skin improvement effects.