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Brazil Pays a Visit to L'Occitane!

Brazil Pays a Visit to L'Occitane!

L'Occitane launches “L'Occitane au Brésil,” a new collection designed in Brazil, using local ingredients and whose packaging was created by Brazilian artists, for a guaranteed change of scenery!
4/3/2014
The Grasse Perfume Museum Exhibits the Region’s Savoir-Faire

The Grasse Perfume Museum Exhibits the Region’s Savoir-Faire

Part of Grasse’s application for intangible cultural heritage status, in France and for all humanity, the International Perfume Museum in Grasse offers visitors a unique exhibition dedicated to the skills related to perfume, and runs until March 31, 2014.
2/14/2014
Cerisier Rouge: An Intense & Delicate New Fragrance From Karine Dubreuil

Cerisier Rouge: An Intense & Delicate New Fragrance From Karine Dubreuil

Notice to all women eager to see the return of spring. Karine Dubreuil, master perfumer for L’Occitane, has just created Cerisier Rouge. The new fragrance from the Cherry Blossom range is an ‘intense’ fragrance, both feminine and romantic.
2/6/2014
The Golden Mimosa, A Tree that Flowers in the Middle of Winter

The Golden Mimosa, A Tree that Flowers in the Middle of Winter

Each winter, around the month of February, the same ritual takes place. The inhabitants of Cannes, Grasse and Bormes les Mimosas come together for a very special walk. A promenade in the warm shadows of the Golden Mimosa tree…
10/8/2013
The L’Occitane Museum In the Heart of the Provençale Success Story

The L’Occitane Museum In the Heart of the Provençale Success Story

The history of the brand, the career of its founder, raw materials and small producers; if you want to know everything there is to know about L’Occitane, you must go to this museum, located next door to the production site in Manosque.
7/30/2013
Why Grasse is the World Capital of Perfume

Why Grasse is the World Capital of Perfume

The town of Grasse, in the Cannes hinterland, is famous throughout the world for its perfume. Jasmine, roses, mimosa are just as many marvelous ingredients at the heart of the French perfume tradition. The International Perfume Museum in Grasse preserves this heritage via a collection as moving as it is surprising. Let’s visit!
4/15/2013
Grasse through the ages

Grasse through the ages

The city of Grasse conserves at the International Perfume Museum an impressive collection: between bottles, expertise, utensils and photographs, the museum pays tribute to a whole industry which came into existence at the end of the 19th century. Let’s travel back in time!
4/2/2013
The Abbey of Valsaintes and its Garden of a Thousand Provençale Perfumes

The Abbey of Valsaintes and its Garden of a Thousand Provençale Perfumes

The Abbey of Valsaintes perches at 600 meters of altitude in Simiane-le-Rotonde, between Carpentras and Digne-les-Bains. Inhabited by monks until the French Revolution, today the place has become a not-to-be-missed tourist destination in Provence, notably because of its garden rich with a vast rose garden and a 300-hundred-year-old oak tree.
7/12/2012
L'Occitane Follows its Nose

L'Occitane Follows its Nose

To smell a L’Occitance scent is to journey to Provence. As these delicate perfumes of Mediterranean plants and flowers are freed, your imagination is seized by images, words and sensations. More than a perfume, it’s a scented story.
7/5/2012
Blushing with Pleasure for Peony Season

Blushing with Pleasure for Peony Season

Known since Antiquity for its medicinal, ornamental and cosmetic properties, venerated in China as the “king of flowers,” the Peony sends gardeners wild. For over 150 years, the Maison Rivière has cultivated these wonderous blossoms in countless variations…
4/13/2012
Angelica, The Elegant Lady of Provence

Angelica, The Elegant Lady of Provence

Angelica... Just its name is a promise of wonderful moments. This plant, to which magical properties are attributed, is today present in your beauty products, and assures deep moisturizing and vitality, perfect to start the spring, which promises to be glorious !
3/29/2012
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
Jasmine, A Love Story

Jasmine, A Love Story

Delicate and precious, white in summer, yellow in winter, with a star or corolla shape, the plant rich with 200 species has adapted according to its continent and climate; all the better to intoxicate us!
2/6/2012
Grasse the Perfume Capital

Grasse the Perfume Capital

A city of “art and history”, but especially of perfume and flowers, Grasse invites us to visit its streets, museums and gardens…
1/29/2012

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