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FOUNDED IN
PARIS IN 1828

A STORY OF
CREATIVE DARING
AND TRANSMISSION

Since 1828, Guerlain has explored, innovated and perfected.
In Fragrance, Skincare and Makeup. Daring creators, mythical creations, timeless know-how.
Nature and Art as its inspirations. Culture of Beauty as its signature.

The culture
of beauty


A CREATION
MADE WITH
DARING IS A
PROMISE OF WONDER AND
PURE EMOTION

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For almost two centuries, Guerlain has been in love with everything that beauty encompasses.
Thrilled at the idea of an ingenious new pencil stroke.
Delighted at each step of creative daring.

GUERLAIN & ART

Since 1828, the story of Guerlain has gone hand in hand with that of Art. In 1889, Aimé Guerlain composed Jicky like an Impressionist painting. In 1939, Jean-Michel Frank, Christian Bérard and Alberto Giacometti combined their talents and created the interior design of the brand-new Champs-Élysées beauty Institute.

For more than 12 years now, Guerlain is also a partner of the FIAC (the International Contemporary Art Fair).

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GUERLAIN & ART

Since 1828, the story of Guerlain has gone hand in hand with that of Art. In 1889, Aimé Guerlain composed Jicky like an Impressionist painting. In 1939, Jean-Michel Frank, Christian Bérard and Alberto Giacometti combined their talents and created the interior design of the brand-new Champs-Élysées beauty Institute.

For more than 12 years now, Guerlain is also a partner of the FIAC (the International Contemporary Art Fair).

the art of bottle CRAFT

At Orphin, our fragrance production site in the Yvelines department, the "Dames de table" perform the traditional craftsmanship rituals with their skilled hands, using artful barbichage and baudruchage techniques, and applying wax seals. This know-how enhances the most beautiful Guerlain bottles with even more character, making them into works of art.

Made in
France

Guerlain La Savonnerie, Guerlain’s first production site near the Arc de Triomphe.

Since 1828,
Guerlain has
manufactured
in France

Today, this manufacturing tradition continues in the heart of Cosmetic Valley at two production sites using artisanal expertise and cutting-edge technology. Fragrance is produced in Orphin, Yvelines and Skincare and Makeup in Chartres, Eure-et-Loir.

Since establishing its first factory in the shadow of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris’ Place de l’Étoile neighbourhood in 1828, the House has never left France.

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Guerlain La Savonnerie, Guerlain’s first production site near the Arc de Triomphe.
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In recognition of its exceptional expertise, the Guerlain House has been recognized as a "Living Heritage Company" (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant). This state-awarded label, issued by the Ministry of the Economy, has been given to the company since first creation in 2005.

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Boutiques &
spas

A boutique spirit

In 1828, the founding of Guerlain coincided with the opening of a first boutique at the heart of Paris. Since then, we have cultivated a Boutique Philosophy that we hold dear: welcoming clients to “our places”, offering an unforgettable interlude, revealing and enhancing. Our Boutiques are designed like exquisite jewel cases, crafted by the most talented artists and artisans.

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68, Champs-élysées

Since 1914, it has been the legendary address that allows the brand to shine from Paris to the four corners of the globe. A Temple of Beauty. A Homage to Art. A prestigious and daring expression of the Maison. A place that invites exploration.


" An address synonymous with the exceptional on the most beautiful avenue in the world. "

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Institutes & spas

In 1939, Guerlain opened one of the world’s first beauty institutes on the 1st floor of 68, Avenue des Champs-Élysées.

Today, our Institutes & Spas carry on this tradition of excellence, embodied by settings that are as exclusive as the treatments offered. Designed by renowned architects, they are inspired by the cultural heritage of each location, creating a unique atmosphere. Our treatment protocols are the fruit of Guerlain’s own unique aesthetic expertise and savoir-faire, offering clients around the world a truly exceptional experience.

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perfumer

Over 1,100 olfactory creations
in more than 190 years

Guerlain has always been enchanting the world with its legendary Creations. With House Perfumers, enduring Know-how and favourite ingredients, the Guerlinade – Rose, Iris, Vanilla, Tonka bean, Bergamot and Jasmine. Daring is its hallmark.

Thierry Wasser embodies the fifth generation of Guerlain Perfumers. He explores the world from one season to the next, in search of the natural raw ingredients we hold dear. On his roads of fragrance, we find our exceptional suppliers, who work in harmony with man and nature.

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Thierry Wasser embodies the fifth generation of Guerlain Perfumers. He explores the world from one season to the next, in search of the natural raw ingredients we hold dear. On his roads of fragrance, we find our exceptional suppliers, who work in harmony with man and nature.

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Guerlain
& the bees

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1853. TWO ALCHEMISTS MEET. THE BEE, NATURE’S ALCHEMIST. AND GUERLAIN, BEAUTY’S ALCHEMIST.

Our founder, Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain, created l'Eau de Cologne Impériale for the Empress Eugénie on the occasion of her marriage with the Emperor Napoleon III. At the time, he decorated Guerlain bottles with bees, symbols of the Empire and a festoon motif, inspired by the tiles adoming the top of the column of the Place Vendôme. The "Bee Bottle" is born. It will become an icon.

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The trajectories of Guerlain and the Bee – which becomes the symbol of our Maison – have been interlinked ever since.
The Bee inspires our creations and decorates our most precious bottles. Seriously endangered today, it continues to guide our commitment to sustainable development.

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Commitment

NATURE HAS BEEN INSPIRING US SINCE 1828

For more than 12 years, we have placed its conservation at the heart of our actions. A commitment driven by a duty to act and pass on our legacy to future generations. A commitment carried out with conviction and humility by all of our teams worldwide in the Name of Beauty.

We act for biodiversity, eco-design, climate and solidarity. Above all, we protect one of our planet’s most important treasures: bees.

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