Welcome to the L’OCCITANE Laboratory

Concerned with always producing quality cosmetics that are the most innovative, L’Occitane has its own research laboratory in Provence. About one hundred scientists work there to develop the best formulas based on natural active ingredients.
By Angélique Jurquet

To develop its ranges of beauty products, L’OCCITANE en Provence has a 2,500 m2 research and innovation center dedicated to natural cosmetics, bringing together researchers across twenty different disciplines. The role of these scientists? To develop the best possible formulas based on botanical ingredients made in Provence: Almonds, Lavender, Immortelle, Cade…

Composition, texture, fragrance… everyday the whole team at the L’Occitane laboratory focuses on creating innovative, quality cosmetics inspired by the principles of aromatherapy and aromachologie. In all, 250 exclusive formulas are developed each year !

Respect and authenticity are at the core of the researchers’ concerns, as they focus on extracting the best from plants to respond to the needs of all skin types. In 2009, the Provençale company put in place a pioneering Cosmetogenomic program in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of natural active ingredients on our genes… They have a constant concern for innovation and for improving the effectiveness of their products – testified to by no less than 22 patents registered since 2001 – and thus making science nature’s greatest ally.

Welcome to the L’Occitane Laboratory
Welcome to the L’Occitane Laboratory
In this laboratory, scientists develop the best possible formulas based on botanical ingredients made in Provence: Almonds, Lavender, Immortelle, Cade…
Photography : FX Emery
Welcome to the L’Occitane Laboratory
Welcome to the L’Occitane Laboratory
In 2009, the Provençale company put in place a pioneering Cosmetogenomic.
Photography : S.Duffard
Welcome to the L’Occitane Laboratory
Welcome to the L’Occitane Laboratory
In all, 250 exclusive formulas are developed in this laboratoty, each year !
Photography : S.Duffard

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