Clarins is founded in Paris by Jacques Courtin-Clarins
Christian Courtin-Clarins joins the company with his father and creates the export division
Becomes No 1 in France and opens its first US subsidiary
The firm enters the stockmarket and opens its own lab
Begins to implement policy of no animal testing or use of animal ingredients
Acquires licence for Thierry Mugler perfumes and Parfums Azzaro, which form the Clarins fragrance group
Dr Olivier Courtin-Clarins joins the group and opens an international research network
Responsible Development department created by Christian
Clarins leaves the stockmarket
Clarins will launch a fragrance for Swarovski
Les 3 Huiles pour le Visage et le Corps
One of the original product ranges developed by the founder. Clarins’s fragrant body and face oils are recommended for their toning and nourishing properties.
Created by Jacques Courtin-Clarins and launched in 1987, this was the first fragrance to combine skincare benefits of plant extracts and is a unisex chypre scent.
Double Serum Génération 6
The formula of this skin-firming product is updated every four years. It is promoted as having anti-wrinkle properties.
Beauty Flash Balm
Used to brighten complexions and eliminate signs of fatigue.
Bust Beauty Extra-Lift Gel
The tightening effect of oat sugars and Vietnamese vu sua extract make this a “natural bra”.