Flax is the gifted French ingredient par excellence.
Natural, plant-based, locally grown, it has moisturizing, repairing and soothing properties for the skin, recognized for centuries.
0 waste , uses very little water, it is the nugget ingredient for natural, effective and eco-responsible cosmetics. With his exceptional powers, he is at the origin of all our products.
The 360° use of linen
One of the oils richest in essential fatty acids (Omega 3). Linseed oil has soothing, anti-inflammatory, healing, nourishing and smoothing properties.
Linseed oil is suitable for all skin types : dry, combination, oily and even the most sensitive skin.
At Linaé, we follow the cold pressing process in the oil mill to have our own organic linseed oil exclusive to the brand and allow us to guarantee exceptional quality.
Flaxseeds are rich in mucilage. It swells on contact with water, forming a viscous substance: flax gel.
In cosmetics, the use of this gel is very interesting since it acts as a “ hyaluronic acid like ” and guarantees a very high level of hydration . Linen gel also has softening and plumping properties.
It is a thermoregulatory fabric. It therefore gives a feeling of freshness in summer and retains heat in winter. Thus, pure linen is very popular in bed sheets, in summer as in winter.
He is hypoallergenic . It is in fact a healthy material which has a beneficial effect on dermatological conditions and which does not irritate the skin. It is also an absorbent fabric. A linen fabric can absorb 20% moisture without appearing damp and it also dries very quickly.
Finally, The linen fabric is very durable . In addition, it does not lint, does not deform and the more you wash it, the softer it becomes!
Linen can also be used as a bio-sourced material made from linen fibers and 100% natural components.
At Linaé, we use this biodegradable material to develop our displays to replace plastic . It is produced in Normandy in a short circuit, near the fields where flax is grown.
France, the leading producer of textile linen in the world!
60% of world production comes mainly from the Normandy and Hauts de France regions. Growing this plant requires very little fertilizer and does not need irrigation.
Did you know ?
Flax cultivation dates back to at least 5000 BC. JC A symbol of purity and light, it was long used in Egypt to surround the mummies of the Pharaohs with thin strips.
Today, linen is experiencing real growth within the textile industry, particularly for the manufacture of bags, clothing and household linen.
Endowed with exceptional mechanical properties, flax fiber also opens the way to numerous technical innovations, particularly in the automotive sector (insulators), or in the sports industry (tennis racket, surfboard).