With just only over two months to go, its time to get serious. What on earth do you by your partner, sister, daughter, brother and estranged aunt for Christmas? It is best to get prepared and start planning otherwise it is going to dawn on you on 24th December that you are in fact, screwed.
Over at L’Occitane, they have shared with us at MFM on their 2019 Christmas Gift Guide, follow their hashtag #RealSanta.
Gift the Magic of Provence
Discover an array of Christmas present ideas and festive decorations from L’OCCITANE, for all your loved ones. Whether you’re shopping for an Advent Calendar, Christmas Eve treat or something extra special for Christmas morning, these gift ideas will surprise and delight.
Since the birth of L’OCCITANE in 1976, they have protected the richness of our lands. This year they’re here to promote this commitment by nurturing nature.
Every gift that you buy from L’OCCITANE supports the local farmers and producers in Provence, Corsica and Burkina Faso. This year bring joy to your loved ones whilst giving back at the same time.
The magical Luxury Advent Calendar twists to reveal hidden drawers filled with everything you need for the ultimate pre-Christmas pamper session. From the Immortelle Reset Serum to the infamous Almond Shower Oil and HERBAE par L’OCCITANE fragrance, this calendar will make counting down to Christmas Day even more special.
Taking you on a 24 day journey, you will discover the Tree of Dreams story. Each day open a drawer and uncover a tip to help nurture nature.
Behind each of the 24 doors, you’ll find an irresistible beauty treasure. There’s an Almond Milk Concentrate, an Ultra Thirst-Quenching Gel, an Intensive Hand Balm and more.
This Christmas, the Classic Advent Calendar takes the form of a book, telling one of the true stories about the almond tree. Did you know? In the 1950’s, almond trees completely disappeared from the Provence landscape. In 2000, L’OCCITANE, with the help of their producers, decided to reintroduce almond trees back onto the hills of Provence. Today, the Provence landscape is full of almond trees.
This Christmas, hang a little gift on your twinkling tree with our nature-inspired stars and baubles. Each comes with a trio of iconic products from our Shea, Almond, Cherry Blossom and Verbena collections.
Delight your guests by decorating your festive table with L’OCCITANE Crackers. Each one is beautifully designed with nature motifs and filled with either a Lavender, Shea, Cherry Blossom or Almond shower gel and hand cream duo.
Tristan Lecomte founded PUR Projet in 2008 with the goal to fight climate change and deforestation. Ecologically aware and caring about the human condition, he suggested that producers plant trees to restore land fertility, to bring back the lost biodiversity and to join the fight against global warming that harshly a ects them through the creation of carbon sinks. Today PUR Projet sources local partners to create community projects across the world.
With Biodiversity at the core of L’OCCITANE’s commitments we have partnered with PUR Projet globally. With 70% of land in the UK being used for farming purposes our local partner is the Woodland Trust. They work with farmers to help conserve their land and become agroforestry ambassadors. Their aim is to preserve soil, water resources and improve animal welfare. It’s now more than ever that we need to act. With PUR Projet by our side we aim to plant trees and continue to enjoy our beautiful natural surroundings for years to come.
ALMOND GIFT SET
Treat someone special to the Almond Gift and £10 from each sale will go directly to the Woodland Trust (in association with PUR Projet) to replant native trees across the UK. Including all of the most loved products from the Almond Collection, this gift is the gift that gives back to nature this Christmas.
L’Occitane chose the Almond Collection as the gift that donates to the PUR Projet because the almond tree was all but eradicated from the Provence landscape due to the popularity of olives in the region. L’OCCITANE worked with its producers to replenish the almond trees in the region and today they thrive. The almond tree is at the heart of L’OCCITANE and provides a true and inspirational story of how they can help nature when all seems lost.
Almond Soap 50g
Almond Milk Concentrate 100ml
Almond Delicious Hands 30ml
Almond Shower Oil 250ml
Gifts for Her
If you’re struggling what to get your parnter, sister, Mum or even your co-worker at the office, we understand. Women are extremely difficult to buy for. However, this list is an instant winner with all the best pieces hand selected for you by the L’Occitane team.
NOURISHING SHEA BUTTER Gift Set
A collection of four shea products to gently cleanse and moisturise the body and hands.
Shea Milk Soap 50g
Shea Limited Edition Ultra Rich Body Cream 100ml
Shea Ultra Rich Hand & Body Wash 300ml
Shea Limited Edition Hand Cream 150ml
TERRE DE LUMIÈRE L’EAU
Enjoy the delicate, feminine fragrance of Terre de Lumière L’Eau, blending floral freshness with fruity sweet notes of bergamot, pink pepper and pink peony.
Terre de Lumière L’Eau Soap 75g
Terre de Lumière L’Eau EDT 90ml
Terre de Lumière L’Eau Radiant Balm 30ml
Terre de Lumière L’Eau Shower Gel 250ml
HERBAE par L’OCCITANE Gift Set
HERBAE par L’OCCITANE is inspired by the wild grasses that grow in the heart of Provence. Wild grasses are coupled with explosive notes of bramble, wild rose and white nettle for a fresh and floral scent.
HERBAE par L’OCCITANE Soap 100g
HERBAE par L’OCCITANE Hand Cream 30ml
HERBAE par L’OCCITANE EDP 90ml
HERBAE par L’OCCITANE Shower Gel 250ml
LUXURY SKINCARE GIFTS FOR HER
IMMORTELLE DIVINE Gift Set
With a unique concentration of Immortelle essential oil, our luscious Divine products glide on smoothly, releasing exceptional benefits for visibly transformed skin. Bursting with vitality and newly energised, your skin will look simply radiant.
Immortelle Divine Cream 50ml
Immortelle Divine Eyes 15ml
Immortelle Divine Extract 30ml
IMMORTELLE RESET Gift Set
This is the perfect gift for someone in need of a little skin TLC. Containing the Immortelle Reset Serum that promises to do just that… reset your skin leaving it refreshed and revived for morning. Alongside the serum you will receive the new Precious Cream and two cleansing products to ensure your skin stays nourished and hydrated.
NEW Immortelle Precious Cream 8ml
Immortelle Reset Serum 30ml
Immortelle Essential Water 30ml
Immortelle Cleansing Oil 30ml
CLASSIC GIFTS FOR HIM
Now, equally as tricky as women, if not MORE. Treat your partner, brother, dad or random co-worker you got stuck with for secret santa with these absolute beauties.
TRAVEL Collection £21
The perfect essentials for a man who is constantly on the go. This scent is warm and masculine and simply addictive.
L’Occitan Soap 50g L’Occitan Shower Gel 75ml
L’Occitan After-Shave Balm 30ml
SHAVING DUO Gift Set £35
Cade has a woody-spicy fragrance reminiscent of a forest in the sunshine. The extraordinary antiseptic and strengthening properties protects the skin against the outdoor elements. The perfect gift for the groomed gent.
Cade After-Shave Balm 75ml
Cade Shaving Gel 150ml
L’HOMME COLOGNE CEDRAT Gift Set £59
Refreshing, masculine and full of character, L’Homme Cologne Cedrat blends citrus notes of cedrat with icy notes of mint and woody spices.
L’Homme Cologne Cedrat After-Shave Gel Cream 30ml
L’Homme Cologne Cedrat EDT 75ml
L’Homme Cologne Cedrat Shower Gel 250ml
MINI MAKEUP CRACKER £18
Shea Butter Hand Cream 10ml
Red-y to Play Fruity Lipstick 28g
HUGS & KISSES DUO £15 each
Shea Butter Hand Cream 30ml
Shea Butter Lip Balm 12ml
Also available in Limited Edition Shea Butter Honey Harvest
THE L’OCCITANE TRUCK £29
Immortelle Divine Cream 4ml
Immortelle Reset Serum 1ml
Shea Hand Cream 10ml
Aromachologie Repairing Shampoo 50ml
Almond Shower Oil 75ml
L’OCCITANE was born in 1976, when its founder, Olivier Baussan, began distilling essential oils and selling them in his much-loved land of Provence. Built on strong principles and true stories, the brand has grown (a lot!), but its philosophy has always remained the same. Nature matters. People matter. That is why L’OCCITANE has clear commitments, focused on protecting our precious planet and treating people with respect.
If we don’t do anything, the oceans will contain more plastic than fish in 2050.
If we don’t do anything, over 12,000 plant species could disappear from our planet in the coming years.
If we don’t do anything, more than 3.7 million women could still live in a state of poverty in Burkina Faso.
If we don’t do anything, the number of visually impaired people will triple by 2050.
Did you know? Only 9% of the world’s plastic is recycled. 12% is burned and the remaining 79% ends up in either landfill or in our precious environment. We’ve partnered with TerraCycle® to provide a collection and recycling program for our customers to be able to simply recycle their empties at all of our UK L’OCCITANE boutiques. TerraCycle® is able to turn old beauty packaging into new product packaging, thus avoiding landfill or incineration.
By 2025, our goal is to have 100% of our bottles made from 100% recycled plastic.
We have already achieved our goal of 100% of our stores offering a recycling service.
In return for helping us to save the planet, you will be getting a reward too. Every time you bring back your empty products from L’OCCITANE or any other beauty brand, you will receive 10% o a full sized product.
For more information and products, head over to their website: https://uk.loccitane.com