Philippe Allouche
AsiaSpa Magazine|January - February 2019
Philippe Allouche

Biologique Recherche takes personalised skincare to the next level by analysing clients’ ‘skin instants’

Veronique Lo

What skin type do you have – normal, dry or oily? Wait, it changes not only with the seasons but also throughout the day – glowing in the morning, oily and possibly blemished in the afternoon, dull and lacklustre in the evening?

“It is an oversimplification of the skin condition, which can combine many skin types at the same type,” says Dr Philippe Allouche, who is a clinical doctor and the son of Biologique Recherche’s founders. “For example, you can have at one time sensitive and sagging skin, with wrinkles, lack of lipids and age spots. Plus skin types put people in a box without considering other factors that can affect skin conditions across different countries and lifestyles.”


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January - February 2019