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THE LEGEND OF LA PRAIRIE


What if the quest to recapture time
was not only about adding years to life,
but adding life to years?

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THE EXCLUSIVE
CELLULAR COMPLEX


La Prairie's age-defying, life-infusing science
signature. A closely held secret for nearly
four decades.

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THE TIMELINE
HERITAGE


La Prairie's origins date back to 1931, but
our history is more than a series of dates.

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    1931

    THE CLINIC AND PAUL NIEHANS

    Doctor Paul Niehans begins his pioneering work in cellular therapy at Clinique La Prairie.

    1950

    RENOWN

    From its early days, the clinic hosted many of the most influential people from the highest echalons of society. World leaders, artists and others in-the-know gathered at Clinique La Prairie to enjoy its pristine setting and rejuvenating treatments.

    1953

    THE POPE

    Following the rejuvenating treatment given to Pope Pius XII, the clinic became internationally recognized.

    1960

    PUBLICATION

    Dr Niehans publishes the results of his breakthrough research in Introduction to Cellular Therapy, cementing his reputation as a visionary innovator.

    1978

    A CELLULAR REVOLUTION BEGINS

    On its eternal quest for timeless beauty, La Prairie took inspiration from the clinic’s and Paul Niehans’ advanced rejuvenation treatments to create the Exclusive Cellular Complex.

    1987

    CAVIAR PEARLS

    La Prairie creates a skincare phenomenon with the introduction of Skin Caviar, the first encapsulated delivery system to contain active ingredients sourced from real caviar.

    1998

    PHENOMENAL LIFTING AND FIRMING

    With the launch of Skin Caviar Luxe Cream, La Prairie reinterprets the original Skin Caviar in an exquisite face cream, declaring, “Neither skin nor psyche will ever be the same”.

    2005

    THE LUXURY OF TIME REGAINED

    Honouring its Swiss heritage as the first skincare house to go straight to the heart of age intervention, The Anti-Aging Collection is expanded with the introduction of Anti-Aging Emulsion SPF 30 and Anti-Aging Eye Cream SPF 15.

    2006

    THE GOLD STANDARD

    La Prairie casts a 24-carat glow onto skin with the launch of The Radiance Collection. This is the first line to suspend gold with quartz, liquid crystals and reflective pigments. Vitality and radiance are enhanced from within.

    2008

    ULTIMATE REJUVENATION

    La Prairie creates Platinum Rare Cellular Cream, which visibly transforms all signs of aging with the powerful anti-aging benefits of platinum, the most precious metal on earth.

    2010

    LUXE LUMINOSITY

    La Prairie combines the exceptional clarifying benefits of golden caviar with liquid crystals to firm and nourish skin while lending it a softly lit luminosity.

    2012

    LIQUID LIFT

    A new, lavish lift is launched with the debut of Skin Caviar Liquid Lift, the skincare phenomenon for an instant taut, firm appearance.

    2016

    CAVIAR WATER

    With Skin Caviar Essence-in-Lotion, the most delicate components of caviar are captured for the first time in this pure, powerful, highly concentrated infusion.

    2017

    CAVIAR ABSOLUTE

    Skin Caviar Absolute Filler, the latest innovation in the Skin Caviar Collection, restores tone and density for enhanced skin fullness and refined contours, imparting the face with the harmony of youth.

    2017

    30 YEARS OF THE ART OF CAVIAR

    La Prairie marks the 30th anniversary of its iconic Skin Caviar. To celebrate the occasion, La Prairie will collaborate with a select group of contemporary artists on The Art of Caviar with a scientific and artistic innovation.

    2017

    ART BASEL

    La Prairie partners with Art Basel, the world’s leading art platform, in a first-of-its-kind initiative that perfectly represents the brand’s quest for timeless beauty.
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        1. THE LEGEND OF LA PRAIRIE
        2. THE EXCLUSIVE CELLULAR COMPLEX
        3. THE TIMELINE HERITAGE