Our track record in skin care
Trace our history across the world
The story of our brand, products and innovations. New advances in skin care, year by year. Click on the dates to find out more.>>
Soap-free bath & shower gel
Sanex is one of the first mass-market brands to launch a soap-free bath & shower gel for everyday use, especially formulated to keep skin clean and healthy.
New alcohol-free deodorant
Sanex pioneers an alcohol-free deodorant that respects the delicate nature of underarm skin.
Launched in the UK
The Sanex brand is launched in the UK, offering UK consumers a range of bath and shower products specifically designed to keep your skin healthy.
Roller ball applicator
An ergonomic big ball roller is launched, presenting an easier way to apply Sanex deodorant products.
Braille on packaging
Braille letters are included on the packs of all Sanex Bath & Shower products, because healthy skin is for everyone.
New fragrance policy minimises the use of allergens in all Sanex deodorants and bath & shower gels to a level below the threshold stipulated by EC guidelines.
A revolutionary upside-down roll-on deodorant is launched, for instant product flow without shaking.
Sanex launches an environmentally-friendly and skin-kind deodorant spray that uses half the amount of gas.
Approved by dermatologists
Sanex initiates its enduring policy of bringing to market products which are approved by dermatologists.
Launch of Sanex Naturprotect, a range of deodorants that replaces aluminium chlorohydrate with a mineral-based active ingredient – including the first ever alum-based mass-market deodorant spray.
Dermo Active 3
Sanex introduces Dermo Active 3 into its core range, a unique complex that provides skin with its three fundamental needs to stay healthy: moisturisation, protection and pH balance.
UK launch of Sanex' new bath and shower gel range that reduces the number of chemical ingredients. Contains no parabens, colourants, phthalates or phenoxyethanol.
Approved by the European Eco Label. Sanex Zero% also comes in an eco refill pouch, which uses 73 per cent less plastic than a normal shower gel bottle.
Sanex Zero% deodorants
Sanex has produced a new deodorant range which contains the natural mineral alum, an active mineral which has powerful deodorising properties. The range contains no aluminium chlorohydrate, alcohol or parabens and is approved by dermatologists.
Introducing Sanex Bioresponse, a new generation of antiperspirants that work against odour causing bacteria whilst respecting your skin’s natural bacteria* to keep it protected and healthy.
Leading the way in caring for skin...
With skin-friendly innovations
Because we were the first to introduce soap-free bath & shower gels and alcohol-free deodorants.
With less artificial chemicals
Because we pioneered a natural mineral-based deodorant using alum – Sanex Zero% deodorants – and significantly reduced artificial chemical ingredients with Sanex Zero% bath & shower gel.
To keep skin healthy
Because our unique Bath & Shower Dermo Active 3 formulations are all designed to protect and moisturise your skin, maintaining its natural pH balance. Our antiperpsirant range with active Bioresponse respects your skin’s natural bacteria* to keep it protected and healthy.