Originally Posted by LGV
Basic smelling techniques are essential, and several viewpoints are culled here from the writings of industry pioneers Paul Jelinek, Edmond Roudnitska, and Stephen V. Dowthwaite. This summary provides fast practical advice. Enjoy! -LGV
1) The Environment
The act of smelling first starts in an appropriate environment, one that is as free as possible from abnormal ambient influences.
Optimum Environment for Smelling:
A Separate Room (with the following characteristics):
Originally Posted by Doc Elly
Suppliers of Perfumery Raw Materials (updated January 27, 2012):
This is an alphabetical list of some of the companies from which I have bought perfumery materials as well as a few others. My experience with all of the companies on this list with whom I've done business has been generally positive unless noted otherwise. When I first posted this list, these were all companies that sell to individuals who are not buying by the kg, but that seems to be changing. If you are looking for
I am looking for a niche brand that is 30 to 40 in prince range or basically the lowest priced niche brands does anyone have any suggestions?
Dears. I am waiting for my Versace Dreamer, Please tell me about good and bad of Versace Dreamer..........
I have visited Basenotes before as a guest and have read the comments from others which led me to buy Serge Lutens MKK - which my Mrs hates. What I am looking for is a very strong aftershave spray which has amazing longevity. I want a masculine smell which smells of earth and nutmeg. I anticipate some of the following ingredients to be in it:- twisting grapefruit, ozone, cedar, vetiver with amber for a distinctly masculine aroma. I want sophistication that you can not buy from the mass market