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Essential oils are at the heart of everything we do at L'Occitane, and have been since 23-year-old Olivier Baussan first started distilling the plants of Provence to capture their precious essence. Our founder began his journey with a small truck and an alembic – a traditional copper still he used to steam the exquisite natural extracts from plants, flowers and herbs.
Read on to learn about the benefits and history of essential oils, so you'll know which of these aromatic wonders fits best in which part of your beauty routine.