Originally Posted by Irina
Basically you first need to ask yourself this:
1) What kind of perfume would I like to make? (all natural, from scratch, using pre-made blends like soap/candles fragrance oils, using aromachemicals etc.)
2) How much time and money do I have? (professional aromatic materials are expensive and learning to make perfume takes time and perseverance)
3) Do I want to learn it all by myself (self-taught) or do I want to follow a study? If you chose for a study
Originally Posted by Boom Boom
Ok, I promised to add some of my sources once I got off the road. Had a very trying but successful weekend. We lost a very good friend in a tragic accident. The concert for Helping Hands children’s charities benefit we played for was a success though.
Ok here is my growing suppliers list. If I have questions about one I will not add it.
Above ~~ This company has every essential oil used or mentioned
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
tonight i celebrate my love for guerlain
and i'm gonna get l heure bleu and jicky eventually
now that i smoke rollies i have $150 i can spend a month
so that means at least two bottles of good perfume and a lot of iced blueberry coffees from dunkin
shalimar is intimidating in its presence
seems really formal right off the bat
sensual in a way that women completely different than me are sensual
if that makes any sense
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