DEWAVRIN COSMETICS IS A FRENCH INDUSTRIAL GROUP WITH AN INTERNATIONAL FOCUS, COMPRISED OF 5 COMPLEMENTARY ACTIVITIES, AT THE INTERSECTION OF HEALTH AND BEAUTY.
The desire to better serve our customers and the constant search for innovation are the common values that drive all our activities.

As a family business, we attach particular importance to the well-being of the employees who make it successful, and encourage autonomy and entrepreneurship.
Finally, we are attached to the social responsibility of any company - for us it means: make dermatology and micro-nutrition accessible to the greatest number, promote responsible consumption and sourcing, and reduce our carbon footprint.

Through these pillars, our pride would be to transmit a strong group beyond the current 6th generation.
Dimitri Dewavrin
Chief Executive Officer
Our Activities
Stella specializes in the purification of vegetable and animal oils and fats, using a highly technical industrial tool, from refining to molecular distillation. More specifically, Stella has been marketing lanolin for over 30 years to the biggest names in cosmetics and pharmacy: L'Oréal, Beiersdorf, Sanofi, Urgo, Thalgo, ... Lanolin is derived from wool grease refining. It has been used since the Antiquity for health and beauty. Lanolin is the nearest active ingredient to human sebum, used for its emollient properties in various cosmetics and pharmaceuticals (moisturizers, lipsticks, ointments, rash treatment).
9, rue des Garennes - 7700 Mouscron - BELGIUM Tel : (32) 5656 1842 E-mail : stella@stella.fr See the website
Alpol Cosmétique develops, formulates, manufactures and packages products for face and body care for cosmetics and pharmaceutical laboratories.

Our objective is to assist our partners on a long term basis in the development of their brands by providing them with innovative formulations and textures in perfect adequacy with their target market. Alpol Cosmétique has a modern and flexible production site that guarantees full traceability and operates in compliance with the Good Manufacturing Practices. The company is ISO 22716 certified and Ecocert certified for manufacturing organic products.
z.a. 140, rue pasteur - 01500 château-gaillard Tel : (33) 4 74 38 51 00 E-mail : contact@alpol.fr See the website
Isispharma is a French dermocosmetic laboratory created in 1987 by a chemist in Lyon. Our name comes from the Egyptian goddess ISIS, the goddess of beauty and protection. We develop specific dermatological care, including innovative care for melasma (Neotone), rosacea (Ruboril) or vitiligo (Vitiskin). Our research and development teams work hand in hand with dermatologists and chemists all over the world to propose innovative, effective, accessible care to our patients.
Today, our products have convinced over 12.000 dermatologists throughout 80 countries, making Isispharma a key player in the dermocosmetics sector worldwide. So we achieve our main mission : to improve the quality of life of our patients by helping to restore the skin’s natural balance
ISISPHARMA FRANCE
IMMEUBLE LE DAUPHINE PART-DIEU, 78 RUE DE LA VILLETTE — 69003 LYON — FRANCE
Tel : +33 4 28 00 04 00    See the website
Anathéa was created by a pharmacist passionate about micronutrition and driven by the desire to compensate for certain negative effects our modern pace of life on the balance of our body.

To help your body regain its natural balance, Anathéa has been creating complete complexes for nearly 15 years combining the virtues of plants with the supply of micronutrients.
Created and manufactured in France in our own laboratory, Anathéa offers an extensive range of food supplements and micronutrition products: immunity, sleep, digestion, stress, joints, slimming ...
Novapharm provides many brands with the development, manufacturing and packaging of ranges of food supplements.

The priority of the company is to strive for improved efficiency of its products and innovation.

The company has been taken over in July 2017 by the Dewavrin Group, thus expanding its activities by specializing in healthcare.

Novapharm provides a global offer on all segments of the food supplements market, proposing specific formulation techniques, including the seaweed Ulvaline®, an encapsulation technique Novacaps® and original packaging such as the single-dose drinkable ampoule Unicadose®.
Laboratoire NOVAPHARM
345, rue de Massacan, 34740 VENDARGUES — FRANCE
Tel : +33 4 67 04 43 95    E-mail : contact@novapharm.fr See the website
Our History
1842
1842
The Dewavrin Group creates a wool carpet factory.
1845
1845
The family goes into wool trading to service the combing/spinning industry. This was the time of the Industrial Revolution.
1892
1892
Opening of a wool buying office in Australia.
1911
1911
Opening of a wool buying office in South Africa.
1935
1935
Opening of a wool buying office in New Zealand.
1955
1955
We are among the first traders to deal with China and Russia.
1963
1963
Creation of a wool combing-plant in Auchel. The Dewavrin Group makes its entrance into industry.
1977
1977
The Dewavrin Group expands with the acquisition of Lanolines Stella, and builds a new plant right afterwards in 1984.
1997
1997
The Dewavrin Group expands with the acquisition of Alpol and Sobrecos laboratories, and later ABC.
2002
2002
The Dewavrin Group creates Isispharma, and develops a new Alpol plant in Château-Gaillard.
2005
2005
The Dewavrin Group doubles Lanolines Stella industrial capacity.
2010
2010
The Dewavrin Group equips Lanolines Stella with molecular distillation, and builds a new plant in 2012 to replace the first production unit.
2013
2013
The Dewavrin Group builds new laboratory and offices on Lanolines Stella site.
2016
2016
New R&D laboratory on Alpol site.
2017
2017
The Dewavrin Group strengthens its position in the healthcare market with the acquisition of Novapharm.
2019
2019
Stella launches toll-manufacturing purification of vegetable and animal oils and fats in a new molecular distillation unit.
Alpol commits to a CSR initiative with a goal to obtain ISO 26000 certification
2020
2020
Creation of Anathéa, a new natural micronutrition brand
Our Values
Industrial expertise
Staying true to its Northern France roots, the Group started in the textile industry, wool and mohair combing and spinning, and turned to lanolin and cosmetics production. Today, our two plants are leader in innovation and we continually endeavour to modernize our production sites.
Will to innovate
Substantial R&D investments are the main line of the company’s strategy.
Proximity
In a family group, proximity is prevailing at all levels, Suppliers, Partners, Staff and Clients.
Sustainable development
A Group focused on sustainable development, dedicating significant investments to environmental protection and energy saving ; leader in environmental cleanup. A Group with a clear strategic vision, shared by all employees.
Our mission
To manufacture quality products, thanks to :
  1. 1 —A full control of the production line.
  2. 2 —Substantial investments for health and wellness
  3. 3 —A continuous research of innovation
Our philosophy
To perpetuate our values
Through the entrepreneurial spirit that allowed us to move into new sectors of activity while keeping a dedicated family shareholding structure.
Key figures
  1. 55 million euros turnover
  2. 275 employees
  3. Offices located in 11 countries
Contact
Contact Contact
Dewavrin Cosmetics is present in France, in Belgium, in Switzerland, in South Africa, in Hong Kong, in New Zealand, in Colombia, in Morocco, in Romania and in the USA.
Dewavrin Cosmetics
29, avenue de la Marne - 59290 Wasquehal
+33 3 20 69 28 28