“Beauty routine with pastel proteins” (left), Cérulée Eau de Parfum (right) – Graine de Pastel

No, pastel is not necessarily linked to the world of painting. It is first of all a plant with medicinal properties whose leaves and stems contain a blue coloring principle.

Until the XNUMXth century, it was the source of blue dye in the world. After being dethroned by indigo and sinking into oblivion, for a long time, this herbaceous plant was brought up to date by a duo composed of Carole Garcia and Nathalie Juin, the founders of Officine graine de pastel, a brand present in the Marais in Paris for a decade, rue Pavée.

Pastel seed

In 2003, they revived this medicinal plant used by Hippocrates 400 years BC, who already praised its dermatological and healing properties.

“From pastel oil and proteins, we are developing around fifty facial and body care formulas, with moisturizing, antioxidant and anti-aging actions,” explains Carole Garcia.

Perfumes Seed of pastel

To promote short circuits, Graine de Pastel has created an agricultural cooperative whose fields are located near Toulouse, where the brand supports 25 people as well as four stores in Toulouse, Albi, Carcassonne and Paris in the Marais (the products are also on sale in pharmacies) which offer more than 30 references.

Officine Graine de Pastel
18, Rue Pavée, 75004 Paris
Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 13 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 19 p.m.
Tel: +01 48 06 68 45

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Text: Katia Barillot

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