Our Skincare Ingredients True Stories

 
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 s...
 
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. ...
 
Olive Harvest
Olive Harvest

Along with vineyards and oak trees, the olive tree is a key feature of the Mediterranean environment. A symbol of strength and vitality, it is capable of surviving in the most ari...
 
Organic Almond and Apple
Organic Almond and Apple

The almonds and apples that we use in our formulas are harvested in the south of France by our suppliers, who we know well and with whom we maintain long-term relationships. This ...
 
Organic Angelica
Organic Angelica

About the ingredient In Provence in the south of France, thrives a miraculous flower, the angelica. With remarkable resilience, the botanical possesses an exceptional ability to ...
 
Organic Cade
Organic Cade

Cade, or wild juniper, grows wild in the scrubland of Provence. In the past, shepherds who had the secret of the Cade wood distillation used its precious oil to protect their face...
 
Organic Immortelle
Organic Immortelle

Immortelle has the extraordinary power to never fade, even when picked. Its Latin name, Helichrysum, means "golden sun" – like its magnificent golden flowers. For Corsicans, it is...
 
Organic Red Rice, GPI certified
Organic Red Rice, GPI certified

The Camargue is a land of wild beauty, on the borders of Provence, set between the Rhone river delta and the Mediterranean Sea. Over twenty varieties of rice are grown in the ...
 
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 dryin...
 
Shea Butter and Organic Cotton extract
Shea Butter and Organic Cotton extract

L’OCCITANE has combined the protective properties of shea butter with the softening properties of organic cotton in its Shea & Organic Cotton range. Cotton, the plant fiber...