New perfumery book: Homemade Perfume by Anya McCoy

16th August, 2018

Natural perfumer, Anya McCoy has written a guide for anyone interested in creating natural perfumes from local plants and common household ingredients.

The book instructs the reader how to extract oils from various materials using techniques such as distillation, enfleurage and infusion.

The publisher says:

This unprecedented, comprehensive guide from renowned perfumer Anya McCoy is an inspiring resource for anyone interested in creating artisanal perfume at home.

This book covers a variety of techniques for capturing fragrances from natural materials, making it easy to choose the project that works for your schedule and experience level. Source your own organically grown botanicals, and enjoy the earth-friendly benefits of creating your own essential oils and extractions sustainably. Make your own all-natural perfumes, room and linen sprays, body butters, massage oils, and more. Explore the nuances of scent blending to create delightful fragrances that are unique to you. Packed with easy methods and expert guidance, this book will become an indispensable reference as you grow into a confident scent designer.

Homemade Perfume is available now

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      • hednic | 16th August 2018 13:30

        Looks like it might be something the folks in the DIY might really like.