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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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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



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)


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.


When Clarins acquired a stake in Thierry Mugler Couture, Thierry Mugler Parfums 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Virginie Courtin-Clarins becomes Member of the Board of Directors and President of Mugler Fashion.


Clarins creates the Clarins Domain at the heart of a preserved area in the Alps.


Clarins entrusts Mugler & Azzaro to L'Oréal to focus on its historical expertise, Beauty, with Clarins and My Blend.