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1954

The Clarins brand was born with the desire to advance beauty by making it more real and natural.
Jacques Courtin-Clarins opened his first beauty spa on rue Tronchet in Paris.

1962

The Masvelt "Body Shaping Cream", Jacques Courtin-Clarins' first invention: a product that streamlines contours, shapes and eliminates cellulite.

1968

Listening to women, Clarins created the customer card inserted in the packaging of Clarins products.
100% pure plant extract oils are sold in perfume stores.

1974

Christian Courtin-Clarins joins the family business as Director of Exports and becomes the international spokesperson for the brand.
He contributes to the distribution of Clarins products and skin care methods in 130 countries.

1978

Serge Rosinoer joins Clarins.
He was successively Vice-President, General Manager, then Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1998 to June 2000 before being nominated to the Supervisory Board.
 

1984

Clarins is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, a real growth opportunity for the group.

 

1990

Dr. Olivier Courtin-Clarins joins Clarins developed skin care products and spas worldwide.
The Clarins brand becomes No. 1 in high-end face skin care treatments in Europe* and still is today.

 
* 2015 Data related to high-end face skin care products / Sources: France, UK, Italy & Spain (NPD), Germany (IRI), Switzerland & Netherlands (Nielsen)

1991

The first Clarins makeup collection reveals the natural beauty of every woman.  Its philosophy: "Clarins. It’s all about you."
 
Attentive to the needs of women and their environment, Clarins developed its first anti-pollution product range.

1992

When Clarins acquired a stake in Thierry Mugler Couture, Thierry Mugler Parfum was founded. The Clarins group was born.
Mugler launched Angel, its first fragrance for women. Being open to what women have to say, the brand created "Le Cercle" to remain close to them, and “La Source”, so they can refill their bottle when it’s empty.

1995

The Clarins group expands with the acquisition of Azzaro Parfums.
 
Azzaro pour Homme and Chrome become the brand's cornerstones.

2002

The Clarins brand dives into new territory with ClarinsMen, the range for men.

2008

For the sake of independence and to steer the group into sustainable development, Christian and Olivier Courtin-Clarins initiate a takeover bid. The Clarins group is delisted from the Paris Stock Exchange.

2010

Virginie, Claire, Prisca and Jenna Courtin-Clarins, daughters of Christian and Olivier Courtin-Clarins join the Supervisory Board. The family tradition continues.

2013

Virginie and Prisca Courtin-Clarins, the daughters of Christian and Olivier Courtin-Clarins, respectively take on the posts of Marketing & Communications Director for Mugler Fashion and Spa, My Blend & Retail Director
 

2014

The Clarins group builds for the future: a new building in the 17th arrondissement of Paris serve as the team’s headquarters.

2015

Following a 22-year career with the group, Jonathan Zrihen is appointed CEO of the Clarins group.
 
Virginie and Prisca Courtin-Clarins join the Managing Board. The new generation ensures the group’s longevity.