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5 tips to get your body beach ready

5 tips to get your body beach ready

Summer is fast approaching and soon the holidays will be here. For those planning to swap the pavement for a sandy beach, L'Occitane has some good advice to prepare for swimsuit season.
5/20/2016 3:52:00 PM
Get ready for Cannes

Get ready for Cannes

Every year in late May, La Croisette in Cannes welcomes its famous international film festival, founded by French Fine Arts Minister Jean Zay and inaugurated in 1946. To mark the occasion, L'Occitane is making its own awards in recognition of the importance of skin and hair care for navigating the red carpet with style.
5/18/2016 3:42:00 PM
Three floral recipes to celebrate Spring

Three floral recipes to celebrate Spring

As the warmer days make their return, these flowers practically invite themselves onto our plates. Discover L'Occitane's three springtime recipes to bring a touch of originality to your dishes.
3/30/2016 4:43:00 PM
A behind the scenes look at Almond Milk Concentrate

A behind the scenes look at Almond Milk Concentrate

For its 40th anniversary, L'Occitane is retracing the roots of its greatest products. After revealing Divine Cream's Corsican origins, it's now time to uncover the secrets behind our Almond Milk Concentrate. Let's take a closer look at this emblematic body cream and its luxurious scent of the South.
3/10/2016 3:01:00 PM
3 recipes for a good healthy start to the year

3 recipes for a good healthy start to the year

If there is a good resolution that you should stick to, it is to take more care of yourself, and one way to do so is by enjoying small healthy dishes. Discover our 3 balanced and delicious recipe ideas to start the year off lightly.
1/7/2016 5:31:00 PM
My winter beauty kit

My winter beauty kit

With the cold weather, winter means a big change in terms of your beauty routine. Featuring essential treatments and care, L'Occitane reveals its ideal beauty kit to outwit the plummeting temperatures.
1/5/2016 5:23:00 PM
Calissons: The Prized Delicacy of Aix-en-Provence

Calissons: The Prized Delicacy of Aix-en-Provence

The diamond-shaped delicacy with a hint of bitterness, the Calisson is undoubtedly the star of Aix-en Provence. Delighting Queen Jeanne at her marriage to King René in 1454, this delicate confectionary was compared to a "caress" or “calin”, and thus inherited a name on a par with its gourmet taste.
10/12/2015 10:25:00 AM
Almond, The Sweet Elixir of Provence

Almond, The Sweet Elixir of Provence

Sweet and bountiful, the almond has many qualities. A beauty treatment or gourmet ingredient, this wonderful nut is at the service of wellbeing in all its forms.
3/6/2015 6:16:00 PM
Provencal Iced Nougat Recipe by Armand Arnal

Provencal Iced Nougat Recipe by Armand Arnal

The chef of the La Chassagnette restaurant in Arles revisits for L’Occitane the Thirteen Desserts of Provence with an original iced nougat recipe accompanied by a brioche bun, and served with seasonal fruit. A recipe to test for the holiday season!
11/18/2014 12:51:00 PM
“Made in Provence” Gift Ideas: The L’Occitane Wish List

“Made in Provence” Gift Ideas: The L’Occitane Wish List

Looking for a gift idea for a birthday, a farewell or housewarming party? L’Occitane has put together a pretty special Made In Provence wish list, with something to delight on any occasion.
5/13/2014 5:29:00 PM
Almond Trees Return to Provence

Almond Trees Return to Provence

Although almond trees have always grown in Provence, since the 1930s their cultivation has been decreasing, to the point of disappearing, in favor of wheat and lavender. But since 2002, thanks to a project led by the Jaubert brothers on the Valensole Plateau and with support from L'Occitane, the fruit tree can begin to hope for a brighter future.
3/18/2014 2:36:00 PM
Puyricard Almonds Prepare to Bloom

Puyricard Almonds Prepare to Bloom

Belonging to the Rosaceae family, the almond is a fruit tree with many virtues. Adapted to a mild and sunny climate, it’s in Puyricard, in the Bouches-du-Rhône region, that it is preparing to welcome its first flowers of the season...
3/4/2014 9:15:00 AM
Almond Trees Return to Provence

Almond Trees Return to Provence

Even though once it was one of the symbols of Provence, in the same way as the olive tree today, the almond tree practically disappeared last century. Since 2002, the Jaubert family has been reintroducing near Valensole this tree with its white flowers.
7/26/2013 11:41:00 AM
Calissons or

Calissons or "Kalissounets"

Laurence Roche, beekeeper in Vachères, shares her recipe for calissons – that she renames “kalissounets” – with us. After gingerbread, it’s another use for Provence honey. A delight!
1/28/2013 12:33:00 PM
Almond paste, the recipe

Almond paste, the recipe

Tashka Sofer, essential oil specialist and Provençal grandmother, prepares homemade almond paste for Fantastic Provence with L’Occitane. A moment to share with all the family and an easy recipe for a Christmas in Provence.
11/15/2012 4:24:00 PM
Almond, the Bride of Provence

Almond, the Bride of Provence

It’s hard to miss the almond tree, with it’s precocious – almost rash – blossoming in February and March, which heralds the spring at last… The tree is covered with a white robe and prepares to deliver a thousand benefits to our skin !
3/2/2012 7:00:00 AM
My kingdom for a calisson

My kingdom for a calisson

A traditional candy intimately linked with the city of Aix-en-Provence, the calisson is a delicacy with a strong personality. From its history, to its shape and its variations, the calisson continues to inspire…
7/1/2011 1:11:00 PM