Fantastic Provence articles

 
Behind the Scenes of the Immortelle Harvest in Corsica

Twelve years ago, the Immortelle flower, this “golden sun” that grows in the Corsican scrubland, charmed L’OCCITANE to such a degree that the Provença...
 
Noëlle Irolla, At the Heart of the Distillation of Essential Oil of Immortelle

Facing the bay of Calvi, Noëlle Irolla has been running her small family business specializing in the aromatic plants of Corsica since 1993. Between organic production ...
 
 
Shea Butter Hand Cream Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Shea Butter Hand Cream Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

You must have already had it in your hands... Developed by L'Occitane for the past 20 years with the help of women in Burkina Faso, the hand cream containing 20% shea butter is the Manosque based brand’s bestseller.

 
Verbena, The Sacred Herb
Verbena, The Sacred Herb

Heralding sunny days, refreshing swims and summer evenings, lemon verbena exhales its delicate lemony fragrance : the promise of an invigorating midsummer voyage.

 
The most beautiful terraces in Provence
The most beautiful terraces in Provence

Brimming with flowers or deep in shade, at the water's edge or perched on a mountaintop, terraces are among the best spots to be in summer.

 
 
Jean-Luc Rivière, The Peony Farmer

Jean-Luc Rivière is the sixth generation to run his renowned peony farm.