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    Pandan leaves - tincturing

    I just returned from a holiday in Malaysia. In the spa they put crushed pandan leaves together with milk in a bath and it smelled divine. Every time I walked by the pandan plants they smelled great...
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    Re: Geosmin arrived, altered my formulation

    Geosmin sounds great. I live in London, do you know if there's someplace in UK/Europe I can buy it in a small amount?
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    Re: What does everyone's laboratories look like?

    Yes, they fit this particular stand but the other nail varnish stand I tried was too small to hold my 30ml but can hold my 15ml ones.
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    Re: What does everyone's laboratories look like?

    When I was thinking how to organise my organ I thought I'd try some nail varnish stands so I bought a few of these nail polish 3 tiered stands from amazon. I found this particular stand is quite deep...
  5. Thread: new supplier?

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    Re: new supplier?

    I know of plush folly because they supply ingredients to lotion and soap makers but their ingredients are expensive and limited so I have never bought from them.

    Looking at their website the...
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    Re: Where to get free samples?

    This Winter, I've been on major sample hunts in the US and in London, UK. I managed to get over 40 free samples in the last 2 months - here's what I did:

    USA:-
    The Scent Bar in LA will give you...
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    Re: An Orange Flower soliflore?

    Has anyone tried Mademoiselle by Robert Piguet - it's another orange blossom - smells similar to Serge's. I've never had the pleasure of smelling L'AP so can't compare it to that though.
  8. Which variety/supplier of Helichrysum/Immortelle to match AGs Sables, Dior Eau Noire, CDG Lux Patch

    I love the smell of the version of Helichrysum/Immortelle which is used in these 3 fragrances:-

    Annick Goutal's Sables,
    Dior's Eau Noire; and
    Comme de Garcon's Luxe Patchouli
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  9. Re: need a fragrance assistant/buddy/enthusiast UK midlands area Stoke to Wolverhampton

    Hi Peregrin, I run classes in London and Los Angeles on how to make soap, shower gel, shampoo, lotion/cream/moisturiser, lip balm, scrubs etc and am training as a cosmetic formulator with the UK...
  10. Re: Ok, I want to start creating my own frgrances. Where do i begin?

    Sorry I can't help you re edens garden. Prices vary greatly depending on the essential oil. Why not compare their prices to camden grey's??.
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    Re: Festive Greetings

    Merry Christmas Chris and Happy New Year. Thank you for all your help and support. Your blog is wonderful too.
  12. Re: Ok, I want to start creating my own frgrances. Where do i begin?

    If you go to the top of the fragrance DIY section you'll see some blue coloured threads - one is "DIY suppliers list" and the other "Primer on how to make perfume". Hope they help.
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    aroma chemical questions

    I have a few newbie type questions which I can't seem to find the answer to...

    1. For floral perfumes (lily, orchid, jasmine, rose, white florals etc) - is it necessary to have both amyl cinnamic...
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    Re: Wanted: Helmut Lang Velviona

    As far as I'm aware this perfume contains just one ingredient, velvione (diluted in DPG and/or alcohol). So you can make it for yourself very cheaply by buying velvione from...
  15. Heliotropin replacer from PA & expiry dates of aroma chems/EOs

    I just received my order from PA. I noticed that the heliotropin replacer has white long bits floating in it - is this normal? (I can't contact them as they are closed until 2 January.) If it is...
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    Re: Best all natural Quality Frankincense Soap?

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/115261795/frankincense-and-myrrh-handmade-cold?ref=sr_gallery_26&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_includes%5B0%5D=tags&ga_search_query=soap+frankincense&ga_facet=handmade%2Fbath_...
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    Re: Body Spray/mist recipes??

    You will need to convert the percentages into grams (weight).

    0.5% liquid germall plus (this is the preservative)
    4.5% polysorbate 20 (this emulsifies the essential/fragrance oil as oil and water...
  18. Re: PA's rose, jasmine, sandalwood key accords - realistic/natural? Hermitage oils - rose

    Chris - the Sampaquita Givco sounds amazing - do let me know when you order it. I'm in love with serge lutens a la nuit if it smells anything like that. It's such an addictive scent.

    ClaraAus -...
  19. Re: 1st time buying aroma chemical - pls comment on my shopping list

    ION thanks so much. I have added benzyl acetate, olfactik's jasmin base as you suggested and dropped floralozone

    - - - Updated - - -

    Thanks David for your advice. Maybe we can get a group of...
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    David - I see you are in north london - I'm also in north london - belsize park/swiss cottage area. Maybe we can meetup sometime? Thanks so much for your suggestions - I already have the...
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    David - thanks for your advice.

    Chris - thanks again -I can't thank you enough.

    My list just keeps getting longer - in addition to ebanol, more musks, cis 3 hexenol, ambroxan I also added...
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    Hi Chris, thanks so much again for your help - really appreciated.

    I will add ebanol to my list, some more musks, cis 3 hexenol and also the ambroxan (I do have grisalva on my list but presumably...
  23. Re: PA's rose, jasmine, sandalwood key accords - realistic/natural? Hermitage oils - rose

    Hi Chris, I live in London, UK but am frequently in the US. I plan to use PA when I'm in the US. I managed to find hexapus's international price list and it does have dorinia SA E on it. Thanks...
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    Thanks so much Chris - I have deleted C10 from my list and adjusted the quantity of coumarin. I will add exaltolide.

    I read your blog quite a few times when I did my research - I found it very...
  25. Re: PA's rose, jasmine, sandalwood key accords - realistic/natural? Hermitage oils - rose

    Hi Chris, thanks so much for your advice. Do you know which suppliers sell - Dorinia SA E, Rose Givco 217 or Wardia ?? PA and Hekserij don't seem to sell them
    thanks again
  26. 1st time buying aroma chemical - pls comment on my shopping list

    I've done loads and loads of research and have come up with a list of aroma chemicals to buy. Thing is my list keeps getting longer and longer the more I research and I don't know where to stop....
  27. Re: PA's rose, jasmine, sandalwood key accords - realistic/natural? Hermitage oils - rose

    Thanks for your advice - I won't buy the key accords or the fragrance oils as it looks like they won't replace the rose, jasmine or sandalwood. Perhaps I need to look at other supplier's eg ...
  28. PA's rose, jasmine, sandalwood key accords - realistic/natural? Hermitage oils - rose

    I am looking to buy realistic rose, jasmine and sandalwood replacers from PA and also real rose absolute from hermitage oils.

    Perfumer's apprentice has a rose key accord and rose fragrance oil. ...
  29. Re: Which perfume smells the same as REN's rose otto skincare line

    Thanks for your suggestion ledbymynose - I do have a rose hydrosol which is damask rose - http://www.lotioncrafter.com/rose-hydrosol.html but unfortunately it doesn't smell like REN's. Probably...
  30. Re: Which perfume smells the same as REN's rose otto skincare line

    Thanks Donna. I smelled Annick Goutal's Ce soi au jamais today (I couldn't find Caron Rose) and it does smell very similar. Thanks again.

    I also like the smell of Jurlique's rosewater balancing...
  31. Which perfume smells the same as REN's rose otto skincare line

    I'm not a rose person but for some reason I absolutely love REN's rose otto skincare range (they have rose otto bath oil, rose otto body scrub etc). Unfortunately REN don't do actual perfumes.
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  32. Sticky: Re: A question regarding the use of isopropyl myristate in perfumers alcohol

    I use isopropyl myristate at 2% in my heavy creams/moisturisers. It helps the oils to sink into the skin so the product is less greasy but I'm careful which products I put it in. Its true its...
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