L’Occitane Holiday Collection Featuring Arlesienne PLUS a Giveaway!

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L’Occitane never disappoints. Their holiday gift sets are incredibly beautiful and well priced. The packaging alone is to-die-for.

One of the sets I’m most excited for is the Arlésienne Collection ($68). “Daring and gracious, the woman of Arles encompasses the beauty of Provence. Elusive and attractive, she leaves a fragrant trail bursting with color and life, that lingers wherever she goes.”  I want to be her!

Although this main accord in this scent is rose, this is definitely not your Grandma’s rose scent! Most rose fragrances are either too powdery (a la Grandma) or too overwhelmingly sweet (headache inducing). Arlésienne is a subtle bouquet of rose from Grasse, sweet violet and saffron from Provence. The result is an energized floral; a feminine scent with a touch of sass due to the saffron. I appreciate the complexity of the juice and the juxtaposition of the sweet and spice. 

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The Arlésienne Collection ($68) includes:

  • Arlésienne Eau de Toilette 2.5 fl.oz – these florals work together spectacularly with no powdery notes. It is a fresh, clean rose with a crispness to it. 
  • Arlésienne Shower Cream 2.3 fl.oz – this transforms into a lovely foamy cream
  • Arlésienne Hand Cream 1 .oz  – enriched with moisturizing agents of natural origin, this velvet cream helps to nourish and soften hands, revealing the vibrant Arlésienne fragrance
  • Arlésienne Body Milk 8.4 fl.oz – enriched with shea butter, this beauty milk helps to moisturize and soften the skin. Its fluid texture melts gently onto your body and envelops the skin.

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This makes such a wonderful gift for the rose lover in your family or a friend. And for those who don’t want to commit to an entire collection, a fabulous starter gift set in the Arlésienne scent is the Hugs and Kisses set ($20). Shea butter hand cream and a shimmery lip gloss keep a girl winter weather at bay. 



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L’Occitane’s Holiday Collection is one of the best of the season! Select sets made from all natural ingredients like lavender, cherry blossom, almond, shea and immortelle for the perfect gift for that special someone on your list. Looking for that unique Fragrance Gift? Lovers of perfumes will enjoy the new Arlésienne, La Collection de Grasse. the invigorating Verbena or classics like Rose and Peony. Need a gift for the man in your life? The exceptional ranges of L’Occitan and Cade make an ideal gift for men, while the ideal Beauty Gift for women is a product from our luxurious Divine skincare line. To see all the fantastic gift sets, click here! 

 13 Desserts of Provence ($68), a web exclusive and advent calendar makes a fabulous gift and is a great introduction to the brand. Beautifully pre-wrapped and ready to gift, L’Occitane brings this French tradition to your home with 13 beauty treats to enjoy for 13 days!

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This Ultimate Collection includes: 

  • Shea Body Lotion 1.7 fl.oz 
  • Shea Verbena Soap 1.7 .oz 
  • Shea Hand Cream 0.3 .oz 
  • Verbena Shower Gel 1 fl.oz 
  • Occitan Shaving Gel 1 fl.oz 
  • Aromachologie Shampoo 1.2 fl.oz 
  • Pivoine Flower Hand Cream 0.3 .oz 
  • Almond Supple Skin Oil 0.5 fl.oz 
  • Almond Shower Oil 1.2 fl.oz 
  • Divine Cream 0.3 .oz 
  • Arlésienne Eau de Toilette 0.2 fl.oz 
  • Immortelle Essential water 1 fl.oz 
  • Neroli & Orchidee Body Milk 1.7 fl.oz

I’m thrilled to partner with L’Occitane to give one lucky Prime Beauty reader to chance to win the  13 Desserts of Provence ($68) for themselves! Whether you keep this fabulous set or gift it, the recipient will be delighted! To enter, just tell me in the comments, what your favorite holiday scent is. It doesn’t have to be a fragrance, it could be the smell of a fresh cut tree! To gain additional entries, complete the tasks in the Rafflecopter widget.

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  • What a gorgeous set of treats!

    Nutmeg, Cinnamon and Amber are a few Christmas type scents that I love.

  • Sherry

    Calvin Klein Obsession. I get so many comments about this fragrance!

  • Amanda Ashley

    Bath & Body Works Winter candle!!

    • I have the Winter wallflowers!

  • wefadetogray

    My favorite holiday scent is called Winter White by DSH. I don’t really like sweet perfumes but this one makes me feel surrounded in love and warmth. As sweet as it is, it doesn’t feel like a teen scent at all. It is intimate and addictive. The white chocolate and the sweet musc somehow create a white cozy blanket. I love this stuff!
    Thanks for this wonderful giveaway!

    • That sounds fantastic!

  • Colleen Boudreau

    fresh baked cookies.

  • Lily

    I love the smell of pine!

  • My fave holiday scent is the orange/cinnamon/clove scent from the orange/spice balls that I used to make at holiday time. Now I’m thinking I should make some this year! And what a wonderful giveaway. I love L’Occitane’s scents

    • I remember making those as a kid!

  • Sarah


  • Kim

    My favorite holiday scent would have to be fresh baked sweet potato pie.

  • What a gorgeous giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity! *fingers crossed*

  • My favorite holiday scent is cinnamon. 😀

  • Kim Henrichs

    My favorite holiday scent is balsam fir.

    • Absolutely nothing better than the scent of a fresh Christmas tree!

  • Joanna

    Anything cinnamon reminds me of the holidays!

  • KV

    My favorite holiday scent is peppermint.

  • Cinnamon and apples! You can basically eat that scent :oo

    • Love this so much!!!

  • Nat

    cinnamon and apple, just like apple pie!

    • Burning a candle with that scent right now!

  • Andrea Darst

    I’ve always been obsessed with vanilla!

  • Orange!

  • Mel

    I love the smell of vanilla 🙂

  • mona

    I love orange and peppermint

  • Danubia B

    My favorite holiday scent is cinnamon or vanilla sugar, always yanks me into the holiday mood

  • I love Peppermint or something with pumpkins and cinnamon.

  • Emily C

    Caramel and vanilla.

    • You’re making me hungry!

  • I aboslutely love everything L’Occitane

    • I do too, they do everything right!

  • Laura Royal

    I love cinnamon!

    • Reminds me of the holidays

  • I love the scent of peppermint (:

    • Very holiday-ish!

  • Mary W

    My all time favorite scent is Patchouli.

  • Laura S.

    The holidays always remind me of cinnamon (and vice versa!)

  • Huge fan here! Great giveaway!

  • Susan P.

    My favorite holiday scent is Pine or Cinnamon.

    • I’m fond of cinnamon too!

  • My fave holiday scent is this old candle Pier1 Imports used to make called Cranberry Balsam…. mmmm. so good~!

  • Starla B

    My favorite holiday scent is holiday candy apple. I also really love anything vanilla! There are always so many new scents to try!

  • Cindy A.

    Cinnamon, fresh cut Christmas trees, and Hot Toddies.

  • courtney b

    I like a lot of pumpkin and sugar cookie scents.

    Thank you!:)

  • Christy H

    My favourite holiday scent is a mixture of vanilla, cinnamon and cranberrry

  • amy pugmire

    pretty much anything pumpkin or pumpkin spice

  • Trudy

    My favorite scene is fabric softener , fresh cut grass, and freshly baked bread. This is a great giveaway.

  • I am obsessed with L’Occitane!

    • So am I, love everything they make!

  • Awesome giveway! I love L’Occitane!

  • That lip gloss is beautiful.

    • I’m really loving it–very impressed with MK’s glosses!

  • I’m a long time fan of vanilla!

  • Sharon Rooney

    My favorite holiday scent is cinnamon.

  • Ann

    I sometimes heat up orange peels, cinnamon and cloves on the stove to make the house smell delicious!

    • Sounds like mulling spices!

  • Liz

    Right now I’m burning a Bath & Body Works 3 wick Cinnamon Frosting candle. I LOVE that scent.

  • Trisha

    My favorite scent is the Nest Holiday candle. Smells like a cozy fire in the fireplace and the fragrance of a fresh cut Christmas tree combined.

    • Oooh, I would love that–sounds amazing!

  • Jess Scull

    My favorite Holiday scent is probably anything with a baked good theme or apple!

    • I love the Macintosh Apple scent too!

  • Sara

    My favorite holiday scent is the Bath and Body Works winter candy apple

  • Linda M

    Cinnamon scented pinecones

    • I like to put them in a basket by the fireplace in the winter!

  • Marci

    The cinnamon pine cones are wonderful!

  • Hmmm… My favorite holiday scent would be pine/christmas tree scents. I don’t know why but I do love them the most. This is a rest set, I want it for Christmas.

    • I want it too–a great representation of the brand!

  • I love a good spicy pie scent. haha!

  • Julie F

    The scent of fresh evergreen trees – spruce, pine, fir – has always been a favorite. Thanks for the draw, L’Occitane’s stuff is always great.

  • Dana Rodriguez

    Nice set! I love vanilla,caramel,apples and cinnamon scents during the holidays.

    • All comforting scents!

  • Katarina

    smell of snow..and cookies

  • Robin Wilson

    I tend to lean toward the fruity scents. I would say Cranberry is my favorite…at least at the moment.

    • I like BBW Cranberry Frost!

  • Kandi Yates

    Great giveaway! My favorite Christmas scent is peppermint!

    • Peppermint and chocolate yum!

  • Barb H

    Vanilla and cinnamon.

  • Emily

    Absolutely love a rose scent! My favourites are coconut and hibiscus. I like to smell like a vacation at all times.

  • Heather Freeman

    I love the smell of gingerbread or pumpkin pie spice.

    • Okay, now I’m hungry!

  • Stephanie

    I love Christmas spice blends with cinnamon and nutmeg. Also, baking cookies!

  • Randi C.

    I love the smell of my gingerbread cookie candle; it smells like Christmas!

  • Mary Beth Elderton

    I love baking scents at the holidays—vanilla, cinnamon,orange

  • Peggy Bayer


  • Chrystal D

    Mine is cranberry. I LOVE that smell!

    • Just bought some BBW wallflowers in the Cranberry Frost scent!

  • Julie B.

    I’ve been loving the scent of frankincense.

  • Jessi N

    I love the smell of peppermint during the holidays! Thank you for the giveaway! And happy holidays to you and your family!

  • This looks so amazing!! and yay for a giveaway!

    • This set is so awesome, good luck!

  • Andrea

    Ginger! Something with ginger in the background makes such a nice winter scent

  • Lisa

    My favorite Holiday scent is cinnamon.

  • Andrea

    Yankee candle – Autumn Wreath scent puts me in the holiday frame of mind.

    • I love just the sound of it!

  • Nicole Lancaster

    Bath and Body Works Holiday Candy Apple Scent!

  • Pamela

    I love peppermint and vanilla and a hint of jjasmine.

  • My favorite holiday scent is probably pine!

    • Nothing like a fresh cut tree!

  • Petia


  • Christabelle Rivera

    My favorite holiday scent is Pumpkin Pie!

  • Genevieve

    I love all their products – especially the shea butter ones. Their scents are always beautiful and understated.

  • ellen casper

    Yankee Candle hazelnut candle

  • Thanks for the giveaway! I love L’Occitane sets, they are so pretty and always good value.

  • Betzy Carmona

    I love sweet scents

  • Patricia Smith

    fresh Christmas trees

  • My favorite holiday scent is gingerbread.

  • Elizabeth Fitzmaurice

    I love a nice pine scent.

  • ella

    Gingerbread might be my favorite holiday scent

  • My favorite holiday scent is cinnamon.

  • gingerbread or anything that smells like cookies! 😉

  • greg

    christmas trees

  • latanya

    I like cinnamon

  • I just love that Christmas tree smell!!

  • I absolutely loved this set!


    My favorite scent is anything Vanilla. Simply love the smell.

  • stephanie macdonald

    Peppermint is my fave

  • Sharon Kaminski

    My favorite holiday scent is bayberry.

  • Kate

    My favorite holiday scent is probably cinnamon… it works for just about any holiday! But I do also like evergreen scents in the winter, with warm notes of vanilla and maybe something a little smoky.

  • Carol Nine

    My favorite holiday scent is pine trees.

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    THe smell of Christmas trees

  • Michelle

    My favorite holiday scents are pumpkin pie and fresh pine trees. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Bianca Rogoveanu

    Is open internationally?

    • Sorry US only this time.

  • Carla Ayles

    I’ve always loved The Body Shop’s Cranberry for holiday.

  • Mysty

    I can’t find rules on where this sweepstakes is available to? (International??)

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  • tzeni

    cinnamon,nutmeg and orange.It reminds me of christmas

  • Diana D.

    My fave holiday scent is from B&BW – Vanilla Bean Noel!

  • Dee



    For me, it is vanilla and spice, thank you for a lovely prize!!!
    Happy holidays to all!!!

  • I’ve been loving maple/vanilla lately, which seems perfect for Christmas and cold weather.

  • Jen

    I love the smell or warm sugar for me and cinnamon for the house.

  • Amy

    Pine trees, spice, smell of snow!

  • zhe

    Freshly baked sweets! Yummy smell!

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  • Christy Peeples DuBois

    My favorite holiday scent is Vanilla Bean Noel from Bath and Body Works. I’m always complimented when I wear it and I cannt smell it on myself. I love it.

  • anna crafts

    Love the smell of cinnamon scented pinecones.

  • Kimberly

    I like the smell of Pumpkin Spice.

  • Sara

    I love the smell of a warm, cozy vanilla in the winter.

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  • Stephanie

    i love vanilla

  • Brandi Halstead

    Cinnamon pine cones,smells so homey!

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  • ET Pruitt

    Cranberry is my favorite.

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  • Michelle

    Pine is my favorite.

  • Lynn

    vanilla and gingerbread

  • Kim Smith

    To wear, it is Dior Poison. But just in the air it is Fresh baked yeast bread anytime anywhere.

  • Alora

    I love the scent of gingersnap cookies!

  • Marisa

    When I smell cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg, I think Christmas. I also love Bath and Body Works Winter Candy Apple.

  • Lisa C

    Anything with cinnamon!!

  • Lucy Nguyen

    I love cherry blossom scent

  • Alona Y

    One of my favorite holiday scents ever is Mulberry, but it’s actually really hard to find!

    • I had a few mulberry candles once, but you’re right, it’s hard to find!

  • MelodyJ

    Gingerbread and Peppermint.

  • amber Y

    Love the smell of cinnamon.

  • Marianne Pendleton

    Calyx all year round!

  • I love anything Currant in the winter!

  • MaryAnn Casey

    My favorite is vanilla-mint.

  • Dericka Buckels

    My favorite holiday scent is orange amber. I love the scent of it throughout the house.

  • Liz

    I love the smell of mulled cider.

  • DC

    Vanilla anything!!!

  • Catherine in MI

    I love a hint of cinnamon in my home during the holidays.

  • Sara P.

    I love anything cinnamon!!

  • LM

    I love the scent of peppermint! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Mary

    My favourite holiday scent is Gingerbread 🙂 Also pumpkin if that still counts 😉

  • Chelsea

    I love the scent of freshly cut cedar!

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  • Peppermint or cinnamon, I just can’t help myself when it comes to either! Or you can’t go wrong with vanilla!

  • Claudia Davis

    Cinnamon always is my go to scent for candles and tarts.

  • Amy Orvin

    I love the fresh scent of Pine.

  • Erika Chilton

    Gingerbread & sugar cookie!

  • Virginia Rowell

    My favorite holiday scents are cinnamon and vanilla.

  • Chelsea E.

    I love anything vanilla or christmas sugar cookie! Yummy 🙂

  • Lorena Keech

    I love the scent of fresh pine.

  • Annette

    My favorite holiday scent is anything that comes out of my kitchen, especially sage.