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5 good reasons to get up earlier in the morning

5 good reasons to get up earlier in the morning

A positive state of mind, increased productivity, personal growth... Getting up with the sun is the true secret to happiness. L'Occitane shares the many benefits of waking up earlier to start the day off right.
10-05-2016 14:52:00
10 easy rituals to help you relax at work

10 easy rituals to help you relax at work

From daily tasks to big challenges, there are plenty of stress factors when it comes to work. L'Occitane reveals some simple habits, performed in 5 minutes at your desk, designed to help you to stay calm in any situation.
28-04-2016 12:04:00
5 essential beauty steps after sport

5 essential beauty steps after sport

Vital for a balanced lifestyle, practicing a sport activity means adopting a specific beauty routine after each session. Discover these simple habits to adopt after exercise.
21-04-2016 11:36:00
3 Beauty Tips to Make Summer Last Longer

3 Beauty Tips to Make Summer Last Longer

When you return to life after the holidays, you are already thinking of how to maintain all the benefits of summer. Between essential care and practical advice, L'Occitane delivers its ideal beauty routine to help you through.
11-08-2015 17:37:00
Aromachology, Scent Therapy By Essence

Aromachology, Scent Therapy By Essence

Originating in a profound quest for wellness, Aromachology can be defined as the study of the influence of smell on behavior. Since 1982, this approach combining nature and sensorial pleasure has been gently promoting the harmony of body and mind.
03-08-2015 16:53:00
Aromachologie by L’OCCITANE

Aromachologie by L’OCCITANE

L'OCCITANE presents its new Aromachologie collection and reissues for the occasion its first ever bottle, designed by Olivier Baussan in 1976. Authenticity and effectiveness are guaranteed!
27-09-2014 10:46:00
Fall 2014: L'Occitane Wish List!

Fall 2014: L'Occitane Wish List!

Vacation soon over? Schoolbag, folders, pencil case, soaps, hand cream... L'Occitane has thought of everything to pamper you! The proof, here are some ideas for a stylish return to school for every member of the family.
01-09-2014 9:14:00
Aromachology, Aromatherapy, The Power of Plants

Aromachology, Aromatherapy, The Power of Plants

Essential oils are at the heart of aromachology and aromatherapy. Tachka Sofer, a specialist in ethnobotany and unstoppable on the benefits of plants, decrypts these traditional disciplines for you.
04-08-2014 18:38:00
The First Essential Oil

The First Essential Oil

Everyone thinks it must be lavender, emblem of Provence, that Olivier Baussan, the founder of L’Occitane, distilled first. In fact it’s rosemary. Let’s look back on this crucial moment.
17-04-2014 17:49:00
Five Essential Oils: A Repairing Complex

Five Essential Oils: A Repairing Complex

Extracts of plants by distillation, essential oils are known for being genuine concentrations of nature’s benefits. In Provence, the essential oils obtained present soothing, stimulating and refreshing benefits. Let’s discover the five plants contained in L’Occitane’s Aromachologie Repairing Shampoo: Angelica, Lavender, Sweet Orange, Ylang-Ylang and Geranium.
12-08-2013 16:33:00
The Art of Distillation in Provence

The Art of Distillation in Provence

In Nyons, the Bleu Provence Distillery extracts the nectar from herbs and flowers, delicately collecting their essential oils, the necessary ingredients for producing perfumes and cosmetics. We met with Philippe Soguel, an expert distiller, educator and a lover of Provence, to learn about his passion.
22-08-2012 10:36:00