L'Occitane International SA engages in the design, manufacture, and market of natural and organic ingredient-based cosmetics and well-being products. It operates through the Sell-out; Sell-in and Business to Business segments. The Sell-out segment sells products directly to the final customers. The Sell-in and Business to Business segments includes the sale of the products to an intermediate like distributors, wholesalers, television show channels, and travel retailers. It also covers retails products to an intermediate who will provide free amenities to its final customers. The company was founded by Olivier Baussan in 1976 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.