Our True Stories

L'OCCITANE remains faithful to itself and its basic principles: it offers authentic and natural products to him, elaborated within the respect by the Provençal traditions. In the origin of each one of the collections, a history. The true history of an ingredient, a discovery, a scent. Select one of L'OCCITANE histories
 
Red Rice
Red Rice

Rice cultivation is considered to have begun simultaneously in many countries over 7 000 years ago. Two varieties of rice were domesticated: Asian rice (Oryza sativa) and African ...
 
Immortelle
Immortelle

Is also known as “everlasting” because the flowers retain their form and color when dried. L’OCCITANE found a specific variety of Immortelle on Corsica, the &ldq...
 
Shea butter
Shea Butter

“WOMEN'S GOLD”The butter of shea butter used in L'OCCITANE products comes from Burkina-Faso. Only the women organized in groups, gather of artisan way the fruits of th...
 
Lavender
Lavender

Through the millenniumsThis blue flower, “the soul of Provence” according to Giono, has been discovered in, they used it to perfume the bath and its clothes just washe...
 
Olive
Olive

In the Mediterranean, the olive tree symbolizes peace, strength, fertility and longevity. Each year, L’OCCITANE celebrates the new Olive Harvest and the pressing of fine A.O...
 
Verbena
Verbena

Small shrub malva pale with indented flowers and leaves, the verbena cultivates itself throughout the Mediterranean river basin. also known as the “enchantment”, &ldqu...
 
Orange
Orange

In Seville (Spain), the Bitter Orange is the symbol of the city. In the heat of heart of the winter, the smoothness of the Mediterranean climate allows that the orange tree fill o...
 
Tea
Tea

Listen to the perfume of the Green Tea. With its smooth voice and it warms up, it says a history of proximity and friendship.During the hottest hours of the day, what a relief to ...
 
Almond
Almond

In Greek mythology, the almond tree represented youthfulness and fragility. The firm ivory nut, which grows protected in a beautiful soft green velvet shell, is very much apprecia...
 
Marchand d'Odeurs
Marchand d'Odeurs

The Fragrance Merchant is both a botanist and a perfumer. Some say that he lives in a remote old building in the land of Grasse, and that he creates exquisite perfumes in the grea...
 
Aromachologie
Aromachologie

The benefits of Aromachologie have taught us an important lesson: plants have fabulous powers to convey to us. With a selection of the noblest essential oils for your well-being, ...
 
Cade
Cade

L'OCCITANE FOR THE MAN A range of L'OCCITANE for men have the nature of Provence with odors relatives of lavender, rosemary, citrus and dried herbs. All products of the line ...