L’OCCITANE Gets Behind Visual Impairment

World Braille Day takes place on January 4. An important moment for L’OCCITANE who, for the last 16 years, has used this tactile alphabet on its packaging and is committed to people with sight problems.
By Angélique Jurquet

January 4 is World Braille Day, marking the anniversary of the birth of the father of this tactile alphabet, Louis Braille. A day that aims to raise public awareness of visual impairment and the daily difficulties that can arise from total or partial loss of a sense.

Since 1997, L'OCCITANE, the ultimate sensual brand, includes on the labels of all its products explanations in Braille to make its cosmetics accessible to all. It is also one of the first brands to have implemented these particular labels.

Support for the visually impaired that continues today with the L’OCCITANE Foundation. It strives for the professional integration of visually impaired people in particular, assistance which has already benefited 120 people in France. The L'OCCITANE Foundation also fights against avoidable blindness in developing countries such as Burkina Faso, where 500,000 people have benefited from eye examinations.

Discover the work of the L’OCCITANE Foundation for visually impaired people on its website :  http://foundation.loccitane.com

L’OCCITANE Gets Behind Visual Impairment
L’OCCITANE Gets Behind Visual Impairment
500,000 people have benefited from eye examinations all around the world thanks to L'OCCITANE.
Photography : DR L'Occitane

Latest articles

The Rencontres d'Arles gets a Revamp for its 46th Edition

The Rencontres d'Arles gets a Revamp for its 46th Edition

Dedicated to innovation, the Rencontres d'Arles festival prepares, for this 46th edition, to pay tribute to one of its founding fathers Lucien Clergue, through the prism of a completely redesigned festival, and with The l’Occitane Foundation as patron.
The Crespeou, The Traditional Provençal Layered Omelet

The Crespeou, The Traditional Provençal Layered Omelet

With the arrival of the warm months, the Crespeou returns to the table as a prized recipe at the aperitif or for summer meals. Originally from the Upper Vaucluse region, this savory cake made of layered omelets, rich in color and flavor, is a simple recipe loved by all gourmets!
La Coquillade, An Ecological Gem in the Heart of the Luberon

La Coquillade, An Ecological Gem in the Heart of the Luberon

On a hill surrounded by vineyards, La Coquillade estate spreads out like a charming hamlet, combining true refinement with an environmental approach. It’s the ideal destination for a peaceful getaway.