L'Occitane Natural Beauty from The South of France | The Picket Fence
Our skin loves L'Occitane skin care products, and we wager yours will also! In addition to being hydrating, moisturizing, soothing, and gentle, L'Occitane products are safe and sustainably sourced. What began with a 23-year-old man named Olivier Baussan in Provence distilling rosemary essential oil to sell locally, expanded into oils, soaps, and creams that take inspiration from his home land, and the world around.
Many of the products feature L'Occitane's shea butter. The shea butter is produced by empowering 10,000 women in Burkina Faso, West Africa. L'Occitane provides business development training and an environmentally-friendly shea processing facility. Respecting both human and environment, no comprises are made with regard to protection of endangered species of community skills. L'Occitane does not patent the ways of using ingredients that are based on traditions. They do rely on effectiveness tests and work on combinations of ingredients to meet cosmetic needs.
L'Occitane's roots are in Provence. It is here that the company has reintroduced an iconic piece of heritage by planting 15,000 almond trees. The almond fruit is used throughout their scented Almond collection.
L'Occitane is committed to their fight against preventable blindness. Many of their best selling products are developed with braille packaging.
Today, L'Occitane works with over 140 producers and 10,000 pickers from Corsica to Provence to ensure the highest quality and most sustainably sourced ingredients as possible. Choosing to purchase local produce whenever possible to reduce their carbon footprint and signing multi-year contracts to support local business and build trusting relationships for a quality product at an agreed price.