Francois Rancé, heir to a family of glovemakers-perfumers well known since the early 1600's, in 1795 dedicated himself to Perfumery only, and founded the Rancé company in Grasse, France. He soon became the favorite Perfumer of NAPOLEON the GREAT, and offered him and his beloved wife JOSEPHINE several exquisite perfumes.
Many generations of Rancé have created fine perfumes and natural body care products in Grasse, and then in Milano, where they moved at the end of the 1800's. Rancé has proudly produced fine beauty soaps since 1795. The family's closely guarded methods and formulas remain unchanged. Today, as in 1795, absolute & NATURAL ingredients, chosen for their freshness and purity are used according to strict
traditional Rancé formulations. Slight innovations over the years have been incorporated for more accurate analysis and controls, however, the hand made/hand wrapped personal attention to each individual bar of sopa is still instituted in the MILANO factory today.
Some choose to also use Rancé soaps to scent a room or the LINGERIE drawer.
The beauty of the Rancé perfume collection has evolved over generations as gifted Rancé perfumers have added their own creative nuances to the world of perfume artistry. We delight in offering Rancé fragrance for men and women and are excited at the prospect of continually adding to our presentation.