Founded in 1976 by Olivier Baussanto celebrate the Provencal art-de-vivre L'OCCITANE offers high quality beauty products and fragrances, developed following the principles of phytotherapyand aromatherapy. With nothing but an alambic, a small truck and a solid knowledge of plants, Olivier Baussan, at the age of 23, first distilled Rosemary essential oil to sell in the local markets of Provence. The L’OCCITANE journey always begins with textures and fragrances inspired by the Mediterranean lifestyle-using a L'OCCITANE product is always a moment of well-being and sensory delight. L’OCCITANE follow a strict formulation charter to guarantee the best quality, the best efficiency, and an optimal pleasure of use, while respecting people and environment. Striving to use high-quality, traceable, natural ingredients, they use over 200 botanical ingredients which are carefully selected for their effectiveness and their ability to give your skin the elements it needs to be beautiful.