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New Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm

L’Occitane first became known stateside for its amazing hand cream which was made up of 20% Shea Butter.  It’s greasy but it works.  If that wasn’t moisturizing enough for you, know there’s a Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm which is … Continue reading

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L’Occitane’s new Shea Butter Violet Collection

I’ve been using L’Occitane’s shea butter hand cream for about ten years, and it remains one of my favourites.  It’s a simple formula – 20% shea butter makes for a super moisturizing cream but one that’s easy to apply and … Continue reading

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6 Best Lip Products

Lipgloss, lipstick, lip balm – whatever your preference, it’s safe to say that you never leave home without it, have lots of it stashed in your car, your purse, your desk, and are constantly on the lookout for something better, … Continue reading

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L’Occitane Launches Solidarity Balm for International Women’s Day

Every year, L’Occitane launches a limited edition product in support of International Women’s Day.  This year, this product is a Shea Butter Balm scented with rose and decorated in a design reminiscent of fabrics worn by the Burkinabe women in … Continue reading

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L’Occitane’s Valentine’s Gifts

I know that the majority of my readers are women, so this Valentine’s day, I want to encourage you to give a gift to another woman that you love and respect.  It’s a tradition that I saw co-workers participate in … Continue reading

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Choose L’Occitane Cédrat for Father’s Day

…because it smells so good. I thought that the name Cédrat referred to cedar because this men’s scent is so woody, but actual Cédrat is a citrus fruit that has a fresh raw scent. The thick rind conceals a sparkling fresh … Continue reading

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L’Occitane’s Immortelle Oil Make-Up Remover

If you’re like us, then your skin is feeling the effects of a dry winter, but it’s not stopping you from putting makeup on, which means that effective cleansing is just as important. If you’re looking for a gentle way … Continue reading

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L’Occitane’s new Comforting Cream

If you’re looking for intense hydration but need it to be light and not greasy, then you have to try L’Occitane’s new Comforting Cream.  It has 5% Shea butter in it, but is non-greasy and absorbs within a couple of … Continue reading

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New L’Occitane Frisson de Verveine Collection

Verbena is traditionally a grass found in India, but L’Occitane’s new Frisson de Verveine collection uses a version found in Provence. I love Verbena because it does smell fresh, grassy, dry, and sort of herbal. This version from Provence definitely … Continue reading

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L’Occitane Mer & Mistral

This summer, L’Occitane adds a new scent to their higher end line La Collection de Grasse. The new scent is a unisex one and is called Mer & Mistral and comes in an eau de toilette ($75). Actually, though they’re … Continue reading

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