La Vie En Rose: The Incredible Story of the Rose de Mai de Grasse

Rose de Mai, also known as the Rose of May, refers to the annual  rose harvest in Grasse,France, a region known for producing some of the world’s leading perfumes. The harvest takes place in May and  is known as a tradition that dates back to the 17th century and has lived on ever since. The beautiful, bright-colored rose blossoms only in Grasse during May, when the weather gets a bit warmer and the sun starts to shine, yet there is still a slight breeze in the air.

Each year, thousands of people flock to the beautiful city of Grasse to experience the breathtakingly beautiful Rose de Mai in person. As the rose harvests, it appears in a stunning shade of pink – a bright, bold hue that is easy on the eyes and naturally draws attention from everyone who has the incredible opportunity of seeing it with their very own eyes. Along with its stunning color, it's the ideal size, blossoming into the perfect flower to hold in the palm of your hand. When holding the gorgeous pink rose, you can experience the delicate soft petals for yourself, rubbing each one with your fingertips to engage your senses.


Everything from the satin-like petals to the multi-faceted scent and shockingly bright, and stunning color will leave you in awe of the experience. Anyone who has ever visited the field of Rose de Mai in Grasse can tell you there is nothing quite like the fresh, floral aroma in the air. It’s an unexplainable yet absolutely intense fragrance with such a bold feminine touch that makes the world feel like a better place, even if just for a moment.


Once these roses have bloomed in May, it becomes the perfect time to harvest them, picking them early in the morning, long before the sun reaches its peak. After carefully handpicking these majestic roses and accumulating as many of them as possible before the sun begins to alter their amazing scent, the extraction process may begin. From this extraction comes one of the most intoxicating essences and an aromatic oil blend commonly used in the best natural skincare products prepared to nourish and moisturize even the most sensitive skin.

Experience the benefits of the best natural skincare products derived from extracts of the Rose de Mai. These gorgeous flowers, only available in Grasse, have garnered a reputation in France and around the world for providing a naturally fresh and invigorating scent – the kind of special signature scent, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before.


An extraordinary rose known for its exceptional fragrance and natural ability to nourish the skin and enhance beauty, Rose de Mai offers unimaginable benefits. From preventing common signs of aging to healing acne, fighting inflammation, eliminating excess oil, and keeping even the most sensitive skin in excellent condition, nothing comes remotely close to being comparable to this rose. The exquisite Rose de Mai is a coveted flower with a truly unforgettable smell included in many high-quality, top-rated fragrances and skincare products. If ever given the opportunity to visit Grasse, France, in May, be sure to indulge in this most unforgettable experience.