Clarins was founded in 1954 by Jacques Courtin-Clarins and is a pioneering company that regularly discovers natural active ingredients from plants across the world. Plants have been at the heart of all Clarins products and nature continues to inspire Clarins researchers in their cosmetic innovations. Today, over 250 plants have been used in Clarins cosmetic formulas. Clarins is committed to respecting nature and protecting biodiversity. They support local communities and purchase raw materials in accordance with fair trade principles.