Achievement of 18 years of pioneering research, Orchidée Impériale reveals the secret of infinite longevity. At the heart of the Orchidarium®, the first research center dedicated to the orchid, Nature and Science become one to infuse the skin with the high regenerative power of this nature’s longevity prodigy. Perfectly embodying Guerlain’s excellence, the exceptional Orchidée Impériale products are the result of a unique formulation know-how combining high regeneration, high naturalness and high sensoriality.
THE EXTRAORDINARY LONGEVITY POWER CRAFTED FROM ORCHIDS' SCIENCE
THE ORCHID, NATURE’S LONGEVITY PRODIGY
The Orchid is the queen in the plant kingdom. A fascinating flower, it has prodigious cellular longevity mechanisms that allow it to flower for years, some even live to be a hundred years old.
Guerlain researchers have discovered the secret of their prodigious longevity, in the deepest roots of an extraordinary duo of orchids, selected among 30,000 species, and have made it the the quintessence of the the Orchidée Impériale exceptional care.
THE ORCHIDARIUM®: THE FIRST RESEARCH CENTRE EVER DEDICATED TO THE ORCHID
For more than 18 years, Guerlain has been searching for the orchid's secret of longevity. This is why it created the Orchidarium®, the first research centre ever dedicated to studying the biological and cosmetic properties of an ingredient. Three centres of expertise explore the fascinating world of orchids to select powerful molecules in order to offer women cutting-edge anti-ageing skin care.
THE ORCHID TOTUM® MOLECULAR EXTRACT: GUERLAIN’S MOST ADVANCED AGE-DEFYING TECHNOLOGY
The exceptional regenerative power of a new duo of orchids has been captured from the deepest roots to the top of the plant, and concentrated into the new Orchid Totum™ molecular extract.
This cutting-edge technology helps regulate cellular respiration, and for the first time, targets a cellular longevity enzyme, to amplify skin regeneration fivefold¹, and provide complete improvement of signs of youth.The appearance of youth is preserved, regenerated and prolonged.
¹In vitro test on ingredients.
THE IMPERIAL RITUAL
These four complementary skincare products optimise the most advanced Orchidée Impériale age-defying performance. Their deluxe textures offer skin a unique sensory experience and comfort.
THE RICH CREAM
Orchidée Impériale The Rich Cream is an exceptional complete care that helps to regenerate ten vital layers of dry skin¹ to preseve, regenerate and prolong 12 signs of youth².
THE ESSENCE-LOTION CONCENTRATE
Much more than a simple lotion, it is infused with 22%³ anti-aging essence to restore the hydrolipidic balance of the ten layers of skin to activate its regeneration⁴.
Orchidée Impériale new Ambassador
Guerlain is pleased to officially announce the appointment of world-renowned pianist, Gina Alice, as the new Global Ambassador.
“I am thrilled to join the Guerlain family. This is a House I have admired for many years for its beautiful storytelling and its commitment to sustainability which is very dear to my heart. I resonate with the way Guerlain combines tradition and innovation to ultimately communicate the allure of natural beauty. I really look forward to working hand-in-hand on upcoming endeavors.”
A NEW PRECIOUS AND SUSTAINABLE CASE
Designed like a precious jewel in its case, the Orchidée Impériale Cream jar is now designed using 40% recycled glass and 88% recycled plastic. Its box has been optimised in terms of volume and weight (-20% and -8%⁵ respectively).
THE NEW REFILLABLE GESTURE
Orchidée Impériale The Cream & The Molecular Concentrate Eye Cream are now refillable and fall within Guerlain’s sustainable development approach.
GUERLAIN'S COMMITMENT TO PROTECTING ORCHIDS
For more than 10 years, Guerlain has been committed to protecting orchids in their natural habitat. A reforestation programme has restored the endemic habitat of orchids, with almost 20,000 orchids replanted in the Tianzi Mountain Exploratory Reserve in Yunnan, China, one of orchids’ oldest birthplaces in the world.
¹In vitro test on ingredients – fundamental layers of the epidermis. ²Clinical evaluation by a dermatologist, 32 women, 2 applications per day for 3 months, China. ³Calculation made on the ingredients in the essence phase of the emulsion. ⁴In vitro test on ingredients – fundamental layers of the epidermis. ⁵Compared to the previous version launched in 2017