Always wondered about the history of L’Occitane, the French skincare brand we all know and love? We’ve got all the details you need!

The history of L’Occitane is a fascinating story. It charts one man’s enterprise against a backdrop of the rolling hills of Provence. We’ve got a brief timeline, or you can watch the video below.

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History of L’Occitane – Timeline

1976 – Olivier Baussan began selling distilled rosemary essential oil at the markets of Provence and went on to open a traditional Marseille soap factory – the beginning of L’Occitane
1977 – L’Occitane reserved their first lavender harvest, the symbol of Provence
1981 – L’Occitane opened their first factory in Provence
1990 – L’Occitane began making fragrance
1992 – L’Occitane opened their first boutique in the 6th arrondissement of Paris
2012 – L’Occitane has over 2,700 boutiques worldwide!

 How You Say It!

The question most people ask is how do you pronounce L’Occitane? Well the answer is LOX-EE-TAN!

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