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5 tips to prolong your tan

5 tips to prolong your tan

After the holidays, do you dream of retaining all the benefits of summer, including the beautiful golden complexion you've gained from lazing in the sun? L'Occitane reveals the right beauty routine to ensure that you glow into autumn.
08/29/2016 17:06:00
5 beauty essentials for a first date

5 beauty essentials for a first date

A heady mixture of excitement and stress, this very first tête-à-tête is the perfect opportunity to make a good impression on your date. L'Occitane has just the right skincare products to bring out your natural beauty and ensure you have a gorgeous evening.
08/22/2016 16:30:00
Beauty break: how to protect your skin from pollution

Beauty break: how to protect your skin from pollution

Is your complexion looking a bit dull? Your skin can suffer an onslaught of pollution that damages its protective shield, causes premature ageing and leaves it sensitive, dull or irritated. L'Occitane guides you through the best beauty routines to adopt with a view to restoring your skin's vitality.
08/11/2016 16:03:00
All the secrets of exfoliation

All the secrets of exfoliation

Essential for smooth, glowing skin, successful exfoliation is all about following some simple rituals. With practical advice and the right treatment products, L'Occitane reveals the golden rules for stunningly beautiful skin!
08/08/2016 15:55:00
The keys to restorative sleep

The keys to restorative sleep

Sleep is essential to achieving balance and plays a crucial role in both physical and mental well-being. It's not always easy, however, to get a good night's sleep in summer, what with all the changes in rhythm and warmer temperatures. L'Occitane shares its advice to help you drift off easily and sleep soundly.
08/01/2016 15:39:00
10 beauty questions that every woman's asking!

10 beauty questions that every woman's asking!

From beauty pros to newbies, every woman has beauty questions. Whether it's a little question or a big issue, L'Occitane takes time to answer all your questions.
07/25/2016 23:57:00
Men: Daily skin care that makes a difference

Men: Daily skin care that makes a difference

Good skin care is not just for women. More and more men are investing in their skin's health and good looks. Discover L'Occitane's skin care range for men.
07/21/2016 23:46:00
Beauty break: what's the best way to shampoo?

Beauty break: what's the best way to shampoo?

Part of your regular beauty routine, washing your hair the right way is not as simple as it seems. L'Occitane shows you the right techniques for keeping your hair looking great day after day.
07/11/2016 22:52:00
My summer beauty kit

My summer beauty kit

Whether you're leaving on holiday or staying at work, summer heat means adapting your beauty routine. L'Occitane shows you the essential products and beauty rituals for the summer season!
07/05/2016 22:04:00
Beauty break: how to fight jet lag?

Beauty break: how to fight jet lag?

Holidays mean travel, and they can also mean long flights. Discover L'Occitane's advice to feel great after spending time in the air. The secret to beating jet lag is revealed!
06/23/2016 12:27:00
The right foods for a perfect tan

The right foods for a perfect tan

Holidays in sight? To start perfecting your suntan, L'Occitane has some tips for the best foods to help you achieve a gorgeous natural tan.
06/21/2016 12:17:00
5 tips for staying on course just before the summer holidays

5 tips for staying on course just before the summer holidays

Summer is here and the holidays aren't far away. L'Occitane has some easy tips to help you stay focussed before the break.
06/13/2016 12:03:00
Men: choose the fragrance that suits him best

Men: choose the fragrance that suits him best

Choosing a fragrance as your personal signature scent is a serious business. A fragrance that's delicate for one person can transform into something very different on someone else. Woody, oriental or aromatic, L'Occitane offers masculine fragrances for every personality. Follow the guide!
06/03/2016 14:56:00
Anti-ageing: the benefits of pressure points

Anti-ageing: the benefits of pressure points

Do you know the best anti-ageing tricks to maximise the effects of your beauty products? Our L'Occitane spa experts reveal their top tips to rediscover youthful, rejuvenated and refreshed skin. Follow the guide.
05/24/2016 12:20:00
5 tips to get your body beach ready

5 tips to get your body beach ready

Summer is fast approaching and soon the holidays will be here. For those planning to swap the pavement for a sandy beach, L'Occitane has some good advice to prepare for swimsuit season.
05/20/2016 15:52:00
Get ready for Cannes

Get ready for Cannes

Every year in late May, La Croisette in Cannes welcomes its famous international film festival, founded by French Fine Arts Minister Jean Zay and inaugurated in 1946. To mark the occasion, L'Occitane is making its own awards in recognition of the importance of skin and hair care for navigating the red carpet with style.
05/18/2016 15:42:00
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.
05/10/2016 14:52:00
Beauty break: choosing your summer fragrance

Beauty break: choosing your summer fragrance

As summer arrives, leave your warm and heady winter scent behind for a bright, airy summer fragrance. Like a second skin, scents reveal your emotions and your personality. Who will you be this summer?
05/04/2016 15:52:00
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.
04/28/2016 12:04:00
Provence Touch: make a crown of flowers

Provence Touch: make a crown of flowers

To celebrate spring's arrival, what could be better than making a pretty wreath from fresh flowers? To start the season off right, L'Occitane shows you how to make this seasonal accessory.
04/19/2016 11:31:00
The 5 Essentials of Male Grooming

The 5 Essentials of Male Grooming

Good grooming isn't just for women. More and more men are interested in their well-being and are following an effective and appropriate grooming routine. Discover these essential rituals for male grooming.
04/15/2016 11:20:00
Beauty break: how to take care of your lips

Beauty break: how to take care of your lips

As they are extremely sensitive, lips need special attention in order to stay perfectly healthy. From custom-made products to helpful hints, L'Occitane shares its advice for how to perfect the topic that is on everyone's lips.
04/05/2016 10:36:00
Responsible beauty: 5 rules to follow

Responsible beauty: 5 rules to follow

True beauty disciples are becoming more conscious and natural in their beauty product choices, with the 'slow cosmétique' movement. Here is an overview of the environmentally friendly choices of a follower of the movement, which you can start making straightaway too!
03/14/2016 15:25:00
A behind the scenes look at Almond Milk Concentrate

A behind the scenes look at Almond Milk Concentrate

For its 40th anniversary, L'Occitane is retracing the roots of its greatest products. After revealing Divine Cream's Corsican origins, it's now time to uncover the secrets behind our Almond Milk Concentrate. Let's take a closer look at this emblematic body cream and its luxurious scent of the South.
03/10/2016 15:01:00
From mother to daughter: beauty secrets

From mother to daughter: beauty secrets

Mothers and daughters share a lot of secrets. They are passed down or inherited, and beauty tips have always had a special place among them. L'Occitane meets four Provençal mothers and daughters to discuss their beauty rituals and what beauty means to them. Is it like mother, like daughter?
03/01/2016 10:40:00
A behind-the-scenes look at Divine Cream

A behind-the-scenes look at Divine Cream

This year, L'Occitane is celebrating its 40th anniversary! It's the perfect opportunity to delve into the true stories behind the brand filled with the scents of Provence. Let's start with Divine Cream, a remarkable anti-ageing treatment inspired by sunny fields of everlasting 'Immortelle' flowers on the île de Beauté.
02/03/2016 13:53:00
Why it's great to be 40

Why it's great to be 40

Are you 40? Congratulations! Self-assured, radiant and loved, the coming decade is set to be sensational. Discover all the reasons to rejoice at this golden age.
01/28/2016 11:07:00
My winter beauty kit

My winter beauty kit

With the cold weather, winter means a big change in terms of your beauty routine. Featuring essential treatments and care, L'Occitane reveals its ideal beauty kit to outwit the plummeting temperatures.
01/05/2016 17:23:00
Shea butter, winter's beauty elixir

Shea butter, winter's beauty elixir

One of L’Occitane's essential ingredients, shea butter has really established a name for itself as the standout product in nourishing care products. Moisturising, regenerating, firming, relaxing and healing... this miracle balm is blessed with unrivalled properties and is especially popular for its ability to ward off the effects of cold and wintry weather.
12/25/2015 14:41:00
Movember: When the Mustache Gets It Right

Movember: When the Mustache Gets It Right

The contraction of Mo – slang for "mustache" in Australia – and November, the Movember phenomenon raises awareness about men's health issues by inviting gentlemen to grow a mustache during the month of November. Are you or your loved one tempted by the idea? On your marks, get set, shave!
10/30/2015 10:52:00
Olivier Baussan & Pierre Hermé: A Sensational Collaboration

Olivier Baussan & Pierre Hermé: A Sensational Collaboration

Old friends, Olivier Baussan and the pastry chef Pierre Hermé found themselves together on the island of Corsica one summer evening, and there dreamed up a collection of gourmet perfumes. Combining the typical scents and flavors of Corsica, this unexpected collection highlights the unique world of this passionate duo.
10/22/2015 14:43:00
Our 5 Commandments for Beating the Winter Blues

Our 5 Commandments for Beating the Winter Blues

With falling temperatures and decreased light, winter can significantly impact on morale, even provoking a "seasonal affective disorder" (SAD). Between practical advice and pampering treatments, L'Occitane shares some tips to chase away the dark thoughts and adapt to the rhythm of winter.
10/22/2015 10:47:00
Turn Back the Clock in Style

Turn Back the Clock in Style

Between a decrease in light and upset habits, the switch to winter time is often synonymous with a disruption of your daily rhythm. Let’s look at the right routine to adopt to make the most of this autumn ritual.
10/08/2015 10:03:00
5 Tips for Enjoying a Relaxing Bath

5 Tips for Enjoying a Relaxing Bath

An ancestral beauty ritual, the bath is a moment of soothing comfort, perfect for reconnecting with yourself. L'Occitane shares the five essential steps to follow, from the preparation to getting out, to fully savor this moment of pure relaxation!
09/08/2015 12:24:00
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.
08/11/2015 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.
08/03/2015 16:53:00
Our Five Beauty Commandments for Summer

Our Five Beauty Commandments for Summer

After looming for so long on the horizon, summer has finally arrived, with its promise of lovely tanning sessions and refreshing swims. To make the most of the benefits of summer, L'Occitane shares its five commandments for staying beautiful... from head to toe!
07/06/2015 12:00:00
Pivoine Sublime: The New Skin-Care Range From L'OCCITANE

Pivoine Sublime: The New Skin-Care Range From L'OCCITANE

Five years after the creation of its first Pivoine peony collection, L'OCCITANE has just created a new face range honoring the famous flower of a thousand petals. Dubbed Pivoine Sublime, this perfecting skin care line endeavors to fulfill all the promises of its big sister.
06/10/2015 18:05:00
Get Ready for Summer with our 3 Beauty Essentials

Get Ready for Summer with our 3 Beauty Essentials

The return of spring heralds a change in your beauty routine. Between essential rituals and practical advice, L'Occitane give you some tips to adopt immediately if you want to make the transition smoothly, and approach the summer in style!
05/01/2015 13:42:00
L'OCCITANE makes Christmas Dance

L'OCCITANE makes Christmas Dance

The magic of the end-of-year festivities is underway! This year, inspired by the myth of the Arlesienne, L'OCCITANE makes Christmas dance. This elegant silhouette guides the skipping steps of the guests of the city of Arles.
11/17/2014 14:38:00
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!
09/27/2014 10:46:00
Secrets for Surviving the Heat

Secrets for Surviving the Heat

The temperature is slowly approaching 95°F and with it the stress of a sweltering heat wave. Don’t panic, this year you’ll be equipped to survive with confidence. Between practical advice and favorite products, we share our most valuable secrets with you to minimize the effects of the heat.
07/28/2014 18:30:00
Ten Beauty Essentials to Slip in to Your Suitcase

Ten Beauty Essentials to Slip in to Your Suitcase

This year, the focus is on traveling light. We’re over luggage weighing more than we do in beauty products. On vacation, we’re investing in travel size formats. Practical for flying without getting half of your vanity confiscated, L’Occitane mini formats will save your summer. And your beauty routine! Here’s the proof in 10 essentials.
07/25/2014 18:58:00
My Beauty To-Do List for a Great Summer

My Beauty To-Do List for a Great Summer

Summer is here and vacation implies the beach, sunbathing, swimming in the clear waters of the Mediterranean, and lazing in Provence... This year again you’ve decided to fill up on sun, and you're right. But to enjoy its benefits without the risk of damaging the beauty of your skin and your hair, follow our beauty routine.
07/13/2014 18:29:00
An Idea for an Outing in Provence: Dive into the World of L'Occitane

An Idea for an Outing in Provence: Dive into the World of L'Occitane

Want to get up off your beach towel and discover Provence as you've never seen it before? Take a detour via Manosque and visit the L'Occitane factory for a fragrant trip to the heart of Southern France that will also seduce you with products for sale at bargain prices. We promise, you won’t be disappointed!
07/11/2014 18:20:00
A Ripple of Beauty over Provence

A Ripple of Beauty over Provence

Summer is here and your beauty needs start to become apparent. Between body oils and ultra rich creams, you’re really going to need some help maintaining your gorgeous appearance under the sun. Fortunately, we’ve decided to accompany you in your quest for perfect beauty. And into the bargain, we reveal our best-kept secrets and our most stylish ideas for spending your vacation protected and beautiful. Follow our guide.
07/11/2014 18:06:00