May 17, 2021BRANDS
It’s time to sit down and grab a mug of tea or an iced coffee. We want to introduce you to one of our favourite skincare brands of all time. This French made brand is one of the most innovative on the market and is our go-to for creating a new skincare routine. The House of Patyka is a Parisian beauty brand with an almost unrivalled history. It dates back to the 1920s before evolving into the organic cosmetic brand that we know and love today.
In 2002, Patyka became one of the first cosmetic brands to be certified organic by the ECOCERT label and offers a unique vision on the idea of beauty. It uses unique fragrances and textures to create one-of-a-kind products that you can’t find anywhere else.
We’re taking a deep dive into the world of Patyka to open up the curtains and show you what makes this Parisian brand so unique. We count it amongst our favourites and want to introduce you to one of Paris’ best-kept beauty secrets.
During the roaring twenties, a Parisian apothecary formulate an elixir made of essential and vegetable oils that became the go-to scent and beauty secret for every Parisian woman. The Huile Absolue became an instant classic upon its release. The formula for Huile Absolute was rediscovered several decadaes later, giving birth to the Patyka, a Parisian organic cosmetic brand that takes its name from the ancient Greek word ‘apotheke’, meaning pharmacy.
Since its launch Patyka has been on a mission to continue cultivating its heritage and developing their expertise within the green chemistry and biotechnology industry. Patyka is a beauty brand for the next generation by the next generation.
Every Patyka product is certified as 100% vegan, without any of the usual real diary alternatives. Most vegan alternatives are made using the brnad’s Hydra-Soothing Cream or Universal Texture Smoothing Antioxidant Cream, as both contain bessewax.
Patyka is a brand that demands excellence in its products. The Parisian beauty brand was launched in France, where they have their headquarters. Patyka offers products that are 100% exclusively made in France. The brand works in partnership with the best available producers to harvest botanical actives in the best quality and with the classic French artisanship and manufacturing as before.
Patkya’s values revolve around ethics, efficiency, excellence, and sensorially. They believe that these values are inseparable, and part of their mission to revolutionise the cosmetic industry by creating a unique vision of beauty.
The brand is ECOCERT certified organic, meaning that every product meets the strict sets of rule s set out in order to get the organic rating. These regulations are set out by an independent body. This early certificate makes Patyka one of the first cosmetic brands in the world to be awarded the ECOCERT award.
Every Patyka product is made in France, including the packaging, using the finest craftsmanship. The packaging is shaped like an origam and is made in Burgundy. Patyka works with a group of partners that have been hand-selected to help them provide advice to future employees and trainees alike. Even if you’re a lont-erm healthcare worker, these presentations might teach you something you didn’t already know.
Patyka products are also cruelty-free as they are not sold in China and nothing from the ingredients to the finished product is tested on animals. This cruelty-free commitment is at the heart of what Patyka is at the heart of everything Patyka does.
Part of Patyka’s philosophy is that you shouldn’t have to choose between ethics, efficiency, and sensorially. The aim of every Patyka product is to bridge the gap between these three things. The fragrance and texture in every Patyka product reflect the unique expertise of the team around the leaders of Patyka. The formulas are delicate and refined without being overpowering and are made in collaborating with one of the great craftsmen of France.
The fragrances used as part of the Patyka range are 100% natural and custom-made in Grasse. Each authentic fragrance is compromised of raw materials and rigorously sweet yet subtle fruity taste. What makes Payuka uniwue Is that they’re a beauty product that is a true accomplishment for efficiency, using a unique application process for maximum pleasure.
Innovative biotechnology sits at the heart of Patyka’s product range, with every product containing a specialist laboratory formula that utilises the latest in sience and high technology development. They’re packed full of biological active ingredients that formula beatable skincare products.
The Patyka skincare products have a proven track record with 18 years of scientific research backing up their development. Patyka’s advanced research means that it is able to develop its expertise within the green chemical and biotechnology industry to create products with proven efficacy.
Patyka creates their products by first reflecting on the new formula. They engage their dermatological experts and combine it with their constant addition to create a product that meets your skin’s needs. The team start by imagining the formula before they start working on the texture, benefits, and perfume.
Part of Patyka’s work is research and development into the effectiveness of formulas based on their biotechnological and biological active ingredients, which are each carefully selected. At the Patyka laboratory, the team seek to create the best formula that combines efficiency with sensorially. The brand promises to deliver an uncompromising high-quality formula every time.
When the team has dreamed up the perfect formula and it has been validated, the team quickly get to work with testing the preservation, tolerance, and stability of the formula. These tests are part of the process by which Patyka is able to determine the safety of the formula.
Before the team can go any further, clinical studies by an independent organization have to be carried out to assess the satisfaction of the testers and to use instrumental measurements to measure the action of the product on human skin.
At the heart of every formula is a designer to create more effective formulas than conventional cosmetics brands with natural active ingredients that are a higher-quality and in a better quantity than synthetic ingredients.
With all the certified organic formulas, the ingredients have to provide a beneficial action for your skin. The formulas are made using state of the art biotechnological assets. These molecules have a particular action that they carry out, whether it’s for anti-aging or to hydrate the skin.
The challenge that brands like Patyka face is to develop organic manufacturing processes, such as ecological extraction techniques that use living micro-organisation, such as yeast and bacteria, instead of traditional techniques of using chemical solvents.
All the active ingredients within these formulas are from organically grown plants – because nature is their number one source of inspiration. The natural ingredients are better assimilated into the skin due to the biological relationship between the plant and epidermis of the skin.
Patyka creates partnerships with agricultural cooperatives to ensure the highest quality of production and the use of 100% natural preservatives and fragrance.
It’s time to say goodbye to normal water and opt for floral water in our products. The water in all Patyka products is being replaced by an exceptional substance that provides similar trends for you to check out.
Damask rose floral oil combines the plumping serum fundamental which hydrates your skin, while delivering natural antioxidants and regenerating viruses. It’s the perfect skincare product for those who don’t know where to start. This product is synergised with biotechnology active ingredients in the formula.
Replacing traditional water with floral waters means that you can still take advantage of the exceptional properties of this product. Damask Rose Floral Water nourishes your skin, while Barley acts as an antioxidant and soothes your skin. Seeet mint is refreshing and invigorating but has become a zombie over recent months.
Like most certified organic skincare, biotechnology sits at its heard and works by combining the best of the pack with innovative ingredients that make you bring your selfies to life.
After 18 years of scientific research, the Patyka Advanced Research delivers clinically proven results that make a noticeable difference for your skin. Patyka is 100% clean skin care.
Almost every product is:
• Silicone, parabens, polymers, waxes, and mineral oil free.
• Features no synthetic additives, dyes, fragrances, or preservatives.
• Contains no plant ingredients grown with pesticides.
• Has no ingredients of animal origin (with the exception of the Hydra-Soothing Cream, the Intensive Hydra-Soothing Cream, and the Antioxidant Smoothing Cream.
Patyka is committed to protecting the environment with organic, made in France skincare that is also vegan. These 100% certified organic skincare products focus on stability and are made with the environment in mind. Patyka’s entire manufacturing process is certified as non-polluting, thanks to environmentally friendly extraction processes. The brand’s packaging is entirely sustainable, with carboard boxes, glass bottles, and recycled or recyclable plastic packaging.
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