The iconic Nordic beauty company LUMENE Group has pinned one of industry’s top international researcher to their R&D team in Finland. The company continues to research the potency of raw materials of the Nordic nature in beauty products.

Alain Mavon LUMENE

International skin research expert, Dr. Alain Mavon has been appointed as the Vice President of R&D and Sustainability at LUMENE Group. With his teams, Alain is responsible for new ingredients, formulations and testing, regulation, QA, packaging, and sustainability. Alain continues Tiina Isohanni‘s pioneering work in harnessing the raw materials of Nordic nature in cosmetics as well as the development of comprehensive circular economy principles within personal care.

Tiina Isohanni and Alain Mavon work together in a transition phase until the end of 2022. Tiina Isohanni will then shift to the LUMENE Group’s board after a more than 30-year career in the company.

Over the past decades, LUMENE’s R&D team, led by Tiina Isohanni, has developed patented formulas and award-winning, market-leading skin care products. Tiina has had a significant role in the utilization of industrial by-products in the cosmetics industry.

“In the last few months my most important task has been to share all my knowledge about the utilization of Nordic raw materials with Alain. I am pleased that LUMENE continues the dynamic international growth, offering consumers responsibly produced and effective beauty products.”

Alain Mavon is passionate about skin health, the aging process and cosmetics science. He has more than 25 years of experience in cosmetics research, about 60 scientific publications and has participated in the development of several patented innovations. Most recently, before joining LUMENE Group, Alain worked at Oriflame Cosmetics, Sweden. 

Alain Mavon’s personal mission is to provide consumers with high performance and sustainable personal care.

“In a company like LUMENE Group, with a strong product development, I can best utilize my deep expertise in skin science. I’m excited to lead the creation of the next generation of beauty products. The kinds that draw strength from the northern nature and offer our consumers authentic, functional and responsible products.”