One of the popular whispering birthday wishes for many people – ‘ To be immortal, never grow old and forever be young ’. Have you ever been to Corsica Island, located at south part of France? What has this island got to do with skin lightening topics?Well, it is about the Immortelle flower farm, smack in the middle of a small town called Aghione. Aghione has an extremely fragmented habitat. It is where the L’Occitane’s Immortelle ( French beauty brand ) products are harvested.
"The Immortelle is an unique flower having exceptionally lifespan and its sparkling yellow color doesn’t fade easily even after picked and grows at the Mediterranean coast. "The Immortelle is an unique flower having exceptionally lifespan and its sparkling yellow color doesn’t fade easily even after picked and grows at the Mediterranean coast. Its everlasting characters have amazed many scientists and inventors as the durability and long–lasting effects are vital for developing skincare products such as the anti-aging serum, anti-wrinkle serum and cream for making skin lighter. The flowers do not require treatment or chemical fertilizers, it is also robust and tough and highly adept to the poor soil condition of the Corsica’s scrubland. The Immortelle plant can grow again even after a fire destroy it to the ground. Everything is by organic farming. The only vitamins that you supply is the animals manure. It is only at this part of the world - Corsica France, that the Immortelle flowers are yielding the most active ingredients due to the perfect climate and soil.
The everlasting Immortelle flowers don’t really require water or easily susceptible to disease and parasites, only require some weeding as to fend off the competition with the wild plants. It is reminiscent to the ancient days farming, even the sheep play a vital role as they will eat the weeds as well as providing the meat, milk and cheese. You will be surprised to witness the Immortelle plantation, no sophisticated method are being used, just a traditional organic farming managed by the shepherd and sheep just like during the classic Napoleonic era but yet supplying the vital ingredients to the world famous L’Occitane.
Did You Know? ? Apart from its prominence in skincare sciences, Immortelle flower is also been associated with rich medieval realms in the American and European culture such as the funerary ornaments, poetry and song and classical literature.