Environ Award, the best skincare in the world.

New York: 18 October 2018 : Environ Skin Care, a globally recognised and loved Professional Skin Care brand built on science, beauty and care, has been named the “Top Medical Skin Care” company in the prestigious and highly revered Aesthetic Everything® Awards.


Voted on by consumers, the 2018 Aesthetic Everything® Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine Awards is a global competition run from the USA that recognises excellence across a range of categories. This year’s competition saw more than 30,000 votes cast between September and October 2018 to battle it out for the sought-after aesthetic industry titles. The announcement of Environ’s prestigious win was put up in lights in New York City’s famous Times Square: “We are honoured to be named the Top Medical Skin Care company by the Aesthetic Everything® Awards. This award recognises our mission to future-proof skins across the globe and the efficacy of our products, which help create the appearance of more youthful, healthy-looking and beautiful skin,” says Dr Des Fernandes, Founder and Scientific Director at Environ Skin Care.


Cape Town based Environ, has received over 100 other recognitions for outstanding products worldwide. It was also awarded the Swiss Vitamin Institute seal, verifying the strength and effectiveness of their vitamin A moisturisers and serums. The brand is favoured and lauded by international skin care therapists, dermatologists, beauty editors, top film stars and super models.


Since 1990, Environ has used the science of beauty to change the way the world sees skin care. Today the brand has over 140 products in more than 70 countries. “We have a track record spanning more than thirty years using science to change skin and transform lives. Because I have seen incredible results using vitamin A, I believe that, with this ingredient, everyone can have beautiful skin,” says Dr Des Fernandes, internationally acclaimed plastic surgeon. His innovative vision, together with the savvy business sense of Valerie Carstens, CEO and Chairman – resulted in the birth of Environ Skin Care.

Dr Des has pioneered many world-firsts, such as the innovative Vitamin STEP-UP SYSTEM™ Cool Peel® Technology, and collagen induction therapy. In 1998, he took Environ’s skin care knowledge into the technology field with the launch of the patented Ionzyme® DF Machine – the world’s first low frequency sonophoresis and iontophoresis facial treatment.


Today Environ continues to build the legacy of scientific innovation, which is celebrated and respected globally, through the launch of new innovations and powerhouse product formulations. It recently unveiled its most targeted approach to the specific skin conditions of ageing, sensitive and dry skin, through its Focus Care™ Ranges, respectively, Focus Care™ Youth+, Focus Care™ Comfort+ and Focus Care™ Moisture+. It also unveiled the new Focus Care™ Skin Tech+ Electro-Sonic DF Mobile Skincare Device, a revolutionary and convenient hand-held device designed to make a lasting difference to the skin’s overall appearance.