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Factory Tours
Factory Tours

Designed so that you can take pleasure in taking care of yourself, L'OCCITANE products offer a true art de vivre. Inspired and nurtured by encounters and journeys, the brand has g...
 
A Continuous Improvement
A Continuous Improvement

Should questions arise regarding any of our ingredients in relation to health (parabens 1, chemical sunscreens 2, phthalates 3) or the environment ( silicones 3, SLES 4), we revis...
 
A proven effectiveness
A proven effectiveness

We invest in research and measure the effectiveness of active ingredients through in vitro and in vivo (on volunteers) clinical tests carried out by independent laboratories. Our ...
 
A rigorous ingredients selection
A rigorous ingredients selection

We develop our product formulas according to the principles of phytotherapy and aromatherapy. We strive to use high-quality, traceable, natural ingredients sourced from local farm...
 
Eco-friendly soaps
Eco-friendly soaps

Scents of Provence, original shapes, an array of colors… With L’OCCITANE soaps, you can rediscover all the pleasures of bathing and showering. Using a soap is also a ...
 
Gift wrapping materials
Gift wrapping materials

Our Wrapping Materials A L'OCCITANE product makes a perfect gift – which is why we offer a wide range of gift-wrapping materials. All our gift boxes and sachets are made...
 
Organic Immortelle
Organic Immortelle

Immortelle is a flower that never fades, even when picked. Its Latin name, Helichrysum, means "golden sun" – like its magnificent golden flowers. For Corsicans, it is a flow...
 
Our Formulation Principles
Our Formulation Principles

“One of L’OCCITANE’s vocations is to protect the lands of the South. With this in mind, whenever possible, we source our ingredients from organic farmers. In our...
 
Our Packaging Guidelines
Our Packaging Guidelines

The essential functions of packaging (protection, information, distribution and gift-wrapping) are not necessarily compatible with environmental concerns. L’OCCITANE has dec...
 
Our Sustainable Ingredients Policy
Our Sustainable Ingredients Policy

For 30 years L’OCCITANE has supported local producers using traditional production practices. We help them to increase their production’s value through A.O.C. contro...
 
Recycling of our products

Recycling our Products L'OCCITANE helps you to be a good eco-citizen with this guide to recyling our packaging. Together, we can save natural resouces, by recycling waste products...
 
Rose
Rose

In ancient times, Mediterranean women would use oils in which rose petals had been steeped, to perfume their skin and keep it fresh and beautiful. Both legendary and timeless, the...
 
Our True Stories

  Inspired by his childhood in Provence, the 23-year-old Olivier Baussan decided to recreate the traditions of his region. After purchasing a steam distiller, a relic from t...
 
 
Lavender
Lavender

Otherwise known as "blue gold", lavender is an aromatic tribute to Provence. It is the fragrant soul of the region, the fruit of respectful labor. In accordance with tradition, ev...
 
Shea Butter
Shea Butter

The landscape of Burkina Faso is interspersed with majestic karite trees – the source of shea butter. In this region, the hot winds carry dust and fine sand, and can be very...
 
Verbena
Verbena

Verbena is a shrub that is typical of the Mediterranean basin. People from the south of France are very familiar with this plant. In June, as baskets are filled with the freshly ...
 
Almond
Almond

The almond flower, which typically blooms between February and March, is one of the earliest of the year. Fields are covered with pink and white blossoms, creating a beautiful sig...
 
Cherry Blossom
Cherry Blossom

"Flying in the first breeze of spring, Cherry Blossom is so rare and precious", Olivier Baussan. The cherry tree is part of the Provençal landscape. It is widespread in the Apt re...
 
Neroli
Neroli

Orange blossoms are a source of riches for the families of Nabeul in Tunisia. When day breaks, the blossoms are picked, surrounding the villages with a sweet, enveloping breath of...
 
Organic Cade
Organic Cade

Cade, or wild juniper, grows wild in the scrubland of Provence. In the past, shepherds who held the secret to distilling cade wood used its precious oil to protect their faces and...
 
Myrtle
Myrtle

Myrtle is linked to many legends from Greek and Latin mythology. In Ancient Greece, Myrtle was a symbol of happiness in love, youth, beauty and immortality. In Corsica, the Island...
 
Iris
Iris

In Tuscany grows a magnificent flower, chosen by Florence to be its symbol: the Iris. This flower's radiance and elegance is only the beginning of its splendor. Hidden in the grou...
 
Cedar
Cedar

The Middle Atlas region is the green oasis of Morocco. Its Cedar forests, which regulate the climate and water cycles, are its very lungs. Majestic and seemingly eternal, the thou...
 
Aromachologie
Aromachologie

Aromachologie has taught us an important lesson: plants have amazing powers and many things to teach us. For 30 years, L'OCCITANE has developed formulas made with essential oils. ...
 
Labdanum
Labdanum

On the rocky, sun-drenched grounds of Andalusia, a wild and hardy plant grows in abundance. Its name is Labdanum. To protect itself against the summer heat, its leaves and branche...
 
Angelica
Angelica

Angelica is a surprising plant. This age-old umbelliferous plant is known for its remarkable vitality: it grows incredibly fast and can reach a height of two meters in May, when i...
 
Mimosa
Mimosa

At the end of autumn, the Esterel hills, near Grasse, are aglow with hues of gold and fragrant with the unforgettable scent of mimosas in flower. Also known as the "winter sun", t...
 
Orange Harvest
Orange Harvest

In the depths of winter, the mild Mediterranean climate sees orange trees filled with golden fruits – balls of sunshine that light up the streets of Seville. From these bitt...
 
Green Tea
Green Tea

From the plantation to the cup, tea crosses the seas and continents to reach the shores of the Mediterranean. From Morocco to Provence, it is drunk to quench the thirst, "straight...
 
Fleur Chérie
Fleur Chérie

Fleur Chérie, which translates to "cherished flower" , pays homage to the orange blossom, a symbol of the Mediterranean, and Neroli. Its floral water, rich in benefits, is ...
 
Peony
Peony

The peony is a famous flower that grows naturally around the Mediterranean Basin. Long before it became famous as an ornamental plant, as far back as Antiquity, the peony was a re...
 
Verdon
Verdon

For its new 2010 men's range, L'OCCITANE has drawn upon a completely new source of inspiration: an extraordinary valley, with a rare and protected, rich natural environment that i...