Editor's TipEditor's Tip

You can wear this serum alone or pair it with a moisturizer like L’Occitane’s Sublime Beauty Cream.

Birchbox Breakdown

Deeply rooted in Provence, where the company was founded in 1976, L’Occitane creates products that bring together time-tested beauty techniques, exceptional natural ingredients, and—of course—impressive results. Their latest triumph is this recently launched daily serum, which does the job of both a primer and antiaging treatment. Formulated with potent botanicals, it targets skin woes such as dullness, dryness, and redness and leaves behind a silky matte finish.

How it Works

Similar to a primer, this satiny formula minimizes visible pores, fine lines, and unevenness. But unlike most primers, the patent-pending formula improves clarity and boosts radiance over time, thanks in large part to brightening organic iris and hydrating angelica root extracts.

How to Use

Before moisturizing, smooth a nickel-sized amount all over face and neck. Follow with moisturizer or your usual makeup.

CROSSPOLYMER - SODIUM POLYACRYLATE - IRIS FLORENTINA ROOT EXTRACT* - IRIS PALLIDA ROOT EXTRACT* - ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT* - ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT OIL* - LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) FRUIT EXTRACT** - SUCROSE PALMITATE - TETRASODIUM IMINODISUCCINATE - GLYCERYL LINOLEATE - GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE - ASPARTIC ACID - FUMARIC ACID - MALIC ACID - MALEIC ACID - ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN - PHENOXYETHANOL - SALICYLIC ACID - CHLORPHENESIN - POTASSIUM SORBATE - SODIUM BENZOATE - SODIUM HYALURONATE - TOCOPHERYL ACETATE - TOCOPHEROL - PARFUM/FRAGRANCE - TIN OXIDE - CI 77019 /MICA** - CI 77491/IRON OXIDES** - CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE**. *Ingrédients issus de l’Agriculture Biologique / Ingredients from Organic Farming. **Ingrédients d'origine naturelle / Natural origin ingredients.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

It really does minimise pores.

I wish I had the larger jar of this product. I see a subtle difference in my pores. It is soothing under my eyes also!

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I fell in love with this as a sample and decided to purchase. This has become a must in my daily face regimen which is saying a lot since I previously did not have one. I am very low maintence and usually do not even wear a foundation, powder, CC, BB or whatever for facial cover nor do I do much more for my eyes than mascara and liner due to my sensitive skin. After the shower every morning - this is the first thing on my face. It feels great, it smells great, and is great just to take away some of the shine. I have noticed my pores are looking much better as well, and redness is greatly reduced. An all around win for me!

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So very good

I received this product as a sample in one of my Birchboxes. It smells like heaven (a very mild, herbal, clean scent). It is applies like silk and leaves your skill feeling soft, supple and perfectly prepared for foundation. I loved the sample so much, that I ordered the full sized product. I am a FRUGAL shopper, so you know if I purchased this product (it is a bit pricy), it must be awesome. The only reason I gave this Sublime Essence 4 stars instead of 5 is because of the price.

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What is this supposed to do again?

While this serum had no adverse affect on my skin, it didn't do anything to benefit it either. Nice scent, quickly absorbed, but that was about it.

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smooth application

the scent was very subtle. it definitely made my skin look smoother and the applicator was not rough on my delicate skin. i wish the sample was a little larger but the amount that I used was noticable. an excellent product.

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Best Product Ever

Got this as a sample earlier so I decided to buy it despite the high price tag. Best thing to put on my face before I put anything else on. I have really seen a difference.

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Good primer

I am 27 and have some fine lines around my eyes and forehead. I used this as a light primer and it helped immensely with covering fine lines on my forehead, but seemed to make it worse around my eyes. It is light and feels like you're not gooping up your face and clogging your pores. That is nice.

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One of those things...

One of those things that you would have never bought on your own at the store - but after trying it - in LOVE. This serum is great! Smells like roses, and made my skin feel like velvet. I use it everyday under my daily moisturizer.

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light on your skin

I find it hard to find daily serums that are not heavy and wet on my skin. This one is the perfect consistency and always leaves my skin feeling soft and new.

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Great product!

Love this product. People would make comments that my skin was glowing when I would wear it under my make up.

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