Founded by Max Hotz, a medical biologist, this brand was named after the Greek myth of Sothys which symbolized eternal beauty that captivated Saturn. Mr. Mas devoted himself to setting up distinctive export markets for Sothys products. From then on, Sothys became a family business with an international vocation.
Sothys believes in providing the best skincare products from cleansers, moisturizers to sun care designed for both men and women.
In 1946, Sothys was a beauty institute in Paris, where a list of exclusive customers enjoyed fine French products created by Dr. Hotz, a medical biologist
In 1966, the Mas family acquired the Sothys Institute, already installed on the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore in Paris. Mr. Bernard Mas, Chairman, then decided to develop and expand the beautiful Sothys range and increase its availability.Sothys then installed its main production, distribution and administrative facilities in Brive, towards the center of France. It is from here that Sothys' chemists, skin care specialists and marketing personnel worked to fulfill the life-long dream of the Mas family.
In the late 1970's, Sothys opened the doors to the United States market. Here, under the direction of an esthetician, Mr. Christian Garces, Sothys continued its mark of excellence by bringing its French traditions to the American market.
Today the company enjoys a profitable and large market share. The commercial dynamism of the company, along with an experienced and efficient team, make Sothys a bright star in the industry.