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  1. Ellen is da bomb....a mad bomber of high art via...

    Ellen is da bomb....a mad bomber of high art via crazy chemistry. Great to hear the voice behind the fragrances.
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    Re: Phoenicia Perfumes: Discussion Thread

    Thanks for the kind analysis Ryan This current batch of RealOud is drawing to an end. I will be sending Mr. Deadidol a sample of the next batch, it is not as fecal, zooey, cheesy at opening but does...
  3. Re: Article: Sandalwood Dreams, Part 8: Uses and Markets + Sandalwood Oil Giveaway

    The most inspiring thing I learned was about the Buddha's scent hut. I have been experimenting with the release of fragrances in contained spaces and the description of the disciples bringing their...
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    Re: Phoenicia Perfumes: Discussion Thread

    There is no scent pyramid, just classic middle eastern oils that are commonly blended with oud. The oud dominates the opening and blue cheese is a common descriptor. Arabs love this scent profile as...
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    Re: Phoenicia Perfumes: Discussion Thread

    Realoud feral got the name because initially it smelled ten times fouler than Realoud. Just this summer after three year maceration it has softened and really deepened in the company of florals,...
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    Tincturing Orris Root Concrete

    I must admit I have a heck of a nose, maybe even super powers, as my eyes were damaged five years ago and my olfactory sensitivity went off the charts...recently i smelled trace elements of pesticide...
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    Re: Working with labdanum resin

    Thanks, you really are the go-to guys. I read about the freezer in several posts from a google search. I just ordered some BB through my chemical supply house and will go the warming route.
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    Re: Working with labdanum resin

    There's no water in this here alcohol. Thanks David...pip, pip.
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    Working with labdanum resin

    So I've got this bottle of super goo aka labdanum absolute. How do I get this into a perfume? I believe it is not soluble in alcohol. I've been told to put in freezer to make it hard but then what....
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    Re: How to Make an Absolute From Incense Resin

    David, thanks again from across the pond. I started reading about hexane absolutes and most of the info on the web focused on extracting a mood-altering chemical from a well-known plant. As the...
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    Re: How to Make an Absolute From Incense Resin

    Thanks Gecko, my source says there is no perfume but I am fully aware of the perfume overkill in so many bakhoors. I did not know that Piver was the perfume of choice in N & W African blends and...
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    How to Make an Absolute From Incense Resin

    Okay good folks, I have a question about making an absolute or enfleurage (not sure what the proper word is here). I have a resin from North Africa that smells like a Persian food market. It is...
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    Re: Emulsifiers and Essential Oils

    David, thank you ever so much. Your answer was absolutely pellucid. I thought I would use a fancy word seeing as you speak the Queen's English. No, I have nothing to do with the cleaner base side of...
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    Re: Emulsifiers and Essential Oils

    David thanks for your insight and sorry for my lack of hard facts. Anyway, this is what the car care items are to be used for: Quick detail spray, wheel cleaner, carwash, tire shine. Color is not an...
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    Re: Emulsifiers and Essential Oils

    I have no reason to use the carrier oil in the car-care product, just the EOs, and keeping the liquid clear is not necessary. Besides that what other information can I provide that will help you in...
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    Emulsifiers and Essential Oils

    I have created a scent that one of my friends wants to use in water-based car care products. My composition was made from essential oils including citrus, lavender, vetivert, rosemary and a touch of...
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    Re: Versailles Pour Homme

    Is the stuff they are selling on ebay real? Anyone.
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