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Eric Garcin - Lavender Harvester

#LaVieBastide with Eric Garcin, the Lavender Harvester

Eric Garcin - Lavender Harvester

#LaVieBastide with Eric Garcin, the Lavender Harvester

Lavender harvester Eric Garcin he shares his story about falling in love with lavender, his journey to harvesting the flowering plant, and more.

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On Our Radar: Provence’s Fête de la Figue, Diana Henry’s Heartwarming Recipes & More

On Our Radar: Provence’s Fête de la Figue, Diana Henry’s Heartwarming Recipes & More

Bookmark this! Here are five things we’re obsessed with right now. TO VISIT Yes, a three-day festival devoted to figs actually exists! This celebration kicks off with a “grand repas et son ‘menu to...

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5 Beauty Secrets French Women Swear By

5 Beauty Secrets French Women Swear By

It’s easy to be envious of French women. It seems they can roll out of bed, throw on anything, and look perfectly poised and polished — without effort. So what exactly is behind their “je ne sais q...

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On Our Radar: Aix-en-Provence’s Place Richelme, a Melon Smoothie Recipe & More

On Our Radar: Aix-en-Provence’s Place Richelme, a Melon Smoothie Recipe & More

Bookmark this! Here are four things we’re obsessed with right now. TO VISIT The beautiful food markets in Provence are brimming with seasonal fruits and vegetables — often quirky in shape, but exce...

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Mythbusters: Let's Talk About Facial Oils

Mythbusters: Let's Talk About Facial Oils

Do you need a facial oil? Your skin says yes! There are a lot of myths out there about facial oils, but our new Elixir II Nourishing Face and Décolleté Oil debunks them all. Find out the truth rega...

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You’ve Tried Cold-Pressed Juice — But What About Cold-Pressed Skincare?

You’ve Tried Cold-Pressed Juice — But What About Cold-Pressed Skincare?

There’s a very, very likely chance you know all about cold-pressed juices. In fact, you’ve probably enjoyed a kale-infused or citrusy blend a few times or more. But, what about cold-pressed skincar...

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Verveine du Sud New Fragrance

Verveine du Sud: Inspired by the waters of the bastide

The first in a new collection of light, fresh fragrances that capture the special, intimate moments that surround water in Aix-en-Provence, we present Verveine du Sud. The perfect summer scent for ...

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Welcome to La Sieste Bastide, in the heart of New York City

Welcome to La Sieste Bastide, in the heart of New York City

Here at Bastide, we make an effort to incorporate a little bit of the peacefulness of Aix-en-Provence into the every day – whether through meditation, making time for a short walk at lunch, or indu...

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Bastide Miel de Lavande Hand wash

The Art of Soaping

The people of southern France have practiced “soaping” for centuries – it literally means washing with soap. This everyday, seemingly mundane task might be overlooked by most, but our Beautisan Béa...

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Bastide Huile Sèche Épatante - Dry oil

A Unique Dry Oil, the Bastide Way

Browsing the shelves of your favorite beauty stores, you’ve probably noticed that dry oils are having a moment. Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse, Kiehl’s Argan Dry Oil, and L’Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil ...

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How to use dry oil

Your Guide to Dry Oil

What is dry oil? Incorporating oils into your beauty routine is increasingly popular among clean beauty aficionados. It’s no wonder, considering oils are full of skin-loving ingredients. When most...

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HAND BLOWN MIEL DE LAVANDE CANDLE

4 Fun Ways to Re-use Your Candle Glass

We've all been there before. We light up our candles for that one last burn and find yourself aching over the fact that you'll have to throw out the glass. Before you pull that bold move, find 4 cr...

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Five Things You May Not Know About Bastide

Five Things You May Not Know About Bastide

  At Bastide, we create all of our products in accordance with our Blacklist – a list of over 30 ingredients that we would never use in our products. You’ll never find ingredients such as sulfates...

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Rose Olivier - A Love Story

Rose Olivier - A Love Story

With every great product comes a compelling story of how it came to be... Picture the majestic olive tree, known for its virility and nobleness, standing tall and confident in boundless land. Acros...

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6 Uses for Lavender to Feel at Your Best

6 Uses for Lavender to Feel at Your Best

One rarely thinks of Provence without dreaming of lavender. It embodies both the unique ambiance of the Mediterranean with the warmth of the sun. Lavender has been cultivated locally for generation...

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Bastide dry oil mist - Huile Sèche Épatante

Oil Painting Like a Bastide Beautisan

Ask our resident oil expert beautisan Myriam to describe her job, and she’ll tell you it’s so much more than thoughtfully concocting sumptuous, soothing, skin-loving formulas—a tall order in and of...

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Bastide pops up at Marché Maman

Bastide pops up at Marché Maman

Dear New Yorkers, your first chance to smell, feel, and experience the full Bastide collection is here!  Our good friends, Elisa & Benjamin (who also calls the south of France home!) have opene...

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Family-owned company carefully crafts Bastide creams

Three Generations of French Beauty and Savoir-Faire

Forty kilometers away from our Aix boutique, nestled in Carnoux-en-Provence, sits a family-owned gem of scientists and product formulators that have dedicated their craft to the love of Provence an...

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Matthieu smelling Bastide fragrances

Provence Moments with our Nose from Grasse

Since the day one of our Bastide adventure, we have been working closely with Mathieu, our “Nose”, to recall the Provence he knows from childhood and to reimagine it into a transportative collectio...

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Jamie from Stories&Objects

#LaVieBastide with Jamie from Stories&Objects

An accomplished producer, Jamie Leilani Pelayo has worked with the crème de la crème of the fashion and luxury industries, collaborating as part of Vogue’s video content team, spearheading the laun...

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Welcoming the Day

Welcoming the Day

“Les commencements ont des charmes inexprimables.” “Beginnings have inexpressible charm.”                                                                                 -Molière Take a moment...

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Beatrix creating Bastide's liquid soap formulas

Natural Formulas from our Artisanal Soapmaker

As we started our mission to create a collection of the best must-haves for a naturally beautiful lifestyle, we knew we needed to find experts deft in using natural ingredients to their most potent...

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Shirin's Homemade Elderberry Jam

Shirin's Picks - 5 Gifts from Nature to Share

Natural gifts with health benefits to lift spirits and cure common ailments, chosen by Bastide’s co-founder Shirin von Wulffen

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Olive oil is known as liquid gold in Provence

Liquid Gold: The Beautiful Benefits of Provence Olive Oil

Here in Provence as well as at Bastide, there are a number of things that we hold sacred: family, nature and the absolute joy of simplicity. From the closet to the kitchen, we rely only on the esse...

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