The L’Occitane story begins in Provence in 1976, where Olivier Baussan created the brand. Inspired by the cosmetics tradition of the Mediterranean, he developed natural, effective skincare, body care and fragrance products assuring the experience of well-being. L’Occitane uses the healthful properties of natural ingredients and phytotherapy knowledge. L’Occitane is primarily natural ingredients and minimizes the use of any chemicals. All cosmetics are dermatologist tested.