Behind ANAS there is Anas
I was born in Iraq and I have been living in The Netherlands since I was 9 years old. I have experienced peace and love in my new home. It is also a place that has given me many chances. My parents gave me the name Anas, which means a person who brings you joy and peace of mind, and who removes your fears and worries. My name is my brand.
I wanted to start my own company for a while, but a trip to Uruguay in 2012 gave me the inspiration and confidence to finally go for it. During a hike I met a local business woman who manufactured cosmetics from her home. She invited me to visit her house and I was intoxicated by all the wonderful smells. It was there and then that I fell deeply in love with cosmetics. I knew that this was what I wanted to do. That spark kept me awake all night!
This chance encounter felt like a signal from the universe to take the next step and follow my heart. When I got back to The Netherlands I decided to start my own brand of skincare products and ANAS was born!”
Greece is the birthplace of our civilization. It is an honour for us that our products are developed and produced in this magnificent country in cooperation with contemporary Greek talent. The development of ANAS skincare products lies in the hands of two renowned scientists. The research into the function and application of Crystal is done by Dr. I. Mourtzinos. Chemist K. Vassilou is the brilliant mind behind the ANAS formulas. Both are successful scientists who have left their mark on the Greek cosmetics industry.
Red Dot Design Award
Not just our ingredients are unique. Our packaging also leaves a lasting impression with customers and professionals alike. All packaging for ANAS skincare products is designed by Spyros Grammenos. In 2019 we received the prestigious Red Dot Design Award in the category ‘best packaging’ which made us immensely proud!
Back to nature
All of us are important and vital parts of Mother Earth. Our very existence is dependent on the well being of the world we live on. This is why ANAS Crystalcare only uses Crystal from sustainable mines and ingredients that have been ethically sourced.
Making cosmetics unfortunately always damages the environment. That is why ANAS gives back 7% of its profit to nature. We support initiatives that focus on recycling plastic(s) and the restoration of the environment. We do this through our very own foundation: the ANAS Movement.
“I want everyone to profit from my products: the customer, nature and the people I work with. My name is my brand and this is the ideology on which I run my company.” - Anas Putriss, owner and founder ANAS Crystalcare