Improvement of a La Roche-Posay formula screened using SPOT


Since 2016, La Roche-Posay evaluates the impact of its products on the environment and identifies possible means of improvement.

In 2016, La Roche-Posay began to use SPOT to evaluate the impact of its products and identify possible means of improvement. The brand has, for example, renovated the formula of its ultra-fine exfoliating scrub, which now has 10% improved biodegradability, in particular thanks to the replacement of the plastic microbeads by perlite, a mineral particle with an excellent environmental profile. In line with its commitment, by the end of 2016 the L’Oréal Group had reformulated 100% of its rinse-off exfoliating products: none of these still contain plastic microbeads.

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of L'Oréal's brands conducted an initiative raising awareness about sustainable consumption and bringing answers to some of the challenges our society and environment face. Our target: 100% by 2020.


of new or renovated products in 2017 have an improved environmental profile thanks to a new formula that has a reduced environmental footprint.

“Reconciling the convictions of citizens with the decisions made by consumers is one of our main challenges! ”

« Nous sommes tous mobilisés pour construire un Loréal plus durable. »

Alexandra Palt

Directrice Responsabilité Sociétale et Environnementale



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