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  1. Re: Good formulas to help a beginner get better?

    On this site what do the numbers next to each element represent? Is it grams, oz, ml.?? Some of the lists add up to 1000 something??
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    Re: D&G pour homme

    Thanks Parker,

    I’ll check it out, longevity isn’t a problem for me like it used to be. I just reapply it more often in an atomiser.
    Trussardi - My land had a very similar opening to Pour Homme,...
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    Re: D&G pour homme

    Thanks bill, yeh I found the notes I was meaning more of breaking it down to what different aroma chemicals etc were in it?
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    D&G pour homme

    Hi does anyone have the elements of this fragrance, not the newer reformulation I mean the original which came out around 1994?
    Or even still the reformulation just so I can get an idea.

    I had...
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    Re: Perfumers supply house & PK

    What is the perfect pineapple? Ive seen it mentioned a few times on here? Is it an aroma chemical what smells like pineapple?
  6. Re: Where to get same size photo of perfumes for website?

    If your selling them you will have them? Would it be a better idea to take your own photos so it’s all consistent and the same background etc?
    Or get in touch with a local digital photographer...
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    Re: Dry Leaves in the fall

    The fragrance ‘Tea for 2’ to me had a dry leaf note. May have been the tea in it. Not sure how to get that type of scent.... more advanced will be able to help

    Try Recrified Cade oil
    Stemone...
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    Bisabolene help

    Hi Im after opoponax essential oil, but cant find anywhere in the uk that does it. So on pell wall I searched for opoponax and a result came in with Bisabolene,

    Can anyone help if the 2 smell...
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    Burberry London

    Does anyone know whats in this? Trying to create a warm xmas fragrance hopefully ready for xmas time.

    So far Im going to use these,


    bergamot,
    nutmeg,
    Benzaldehyde

    Damascone Beta
  10. Re: Ingredients needed for mens "Freshie"

    Helvetolide and habanolide are a must to if you not got them already?
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    Re: Recreating Bleu De Chanel

    I’ve heard a few people mention iso e super especially in Abercrombie Fierce, saying it makes up around 40% of the product. To me it doesn’t really smell, surely something must be added with it to...
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    Re: Bacon Essential Oil?

    I’m sure perfumers apprentice when searching for smoke, there’s a one they do what smells like smoked bacon.

    Old people yes there’s two ways you can go, either old school aftershave or old wood...
  13. Re: Need Clarification about aging and finished product

    When I first looked into making my own fragrances I used YouTube, and thought it was basically vodka and essential oils. But after finding this website and the correct videos on YouTube it’s far from...
  14. Re: What Creed to buy next- serious topic

    Layer 2/3 sublime Vanille and 1/3 spice and wood

    Then private message me and say thank you
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    Aventus the next Cool Water?

    With the amount of people wearing Aventus now, do you think theyll come a time
    in the future where no one really bats an eye lid when someones wearing it?

    I remember being a teenager and...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th October, 2019

    Bought a decent of Aventus Cologne so that’s what I’m wearing.
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    Re: Cinnamon top note

    Sorry to jump on your topic but does anyone know how to create the cinnamon you find on baked dough? When I smell the essential oil it smells nothing like cinnamon sticks/ cinnamon powder on...
  18. Re: Where to buy tools of the trade?

    Pell wall sell most if not all of that. Amazon also
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    Re: Ingredients for a petrol aroma

    I made an accord with bois de landes and nagarmotha. I can’t remember the ratios from the top of my head but it reminded me of a car garage while getting my tyres changed. Was like a burnt leathery...
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    Re: Mid note help

    Cheers guys!
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    Mid note help

    Hi can anyone suggest some aroma chemicals, eo etc what I can use as mid notes.

    I find it very easy to find top and base notes, but when Im listing and experimenting my heart notes I struggle to...
  22. Advice on projection/longevity etc

    This was my first attempt at a perfume. Ill admit its not the greatest! But its just a starting point. Im not even sure if its classed as an edp?
    Filling my 50ml bottle I aimed for around 20%...
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    Juicy Apple accords

    Can anyone share their Apple accords?
    Ive put a decent amount of appleide in to get an Apple feel but its disappeared in my mix. I want it to be a blast of Apple on the first spray.
    I do think...
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    Top mid and base percentages

    Whats a good rough guide?
    I go about
    50% base
    30% mid
    20% top

    Is this correct or are my percentages out?
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    Re: Sublime Vanille

    Aah thanks! It’s like a very light vanilla at the top. (Or what I think is the top)
    I think adding a touch of lemon or lemony type aroma could help.
    I have a vanilla tincture currently brewing,...
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    Sublime Vanille

    Hi can anyone help on how to get a top note from Creeds sublime Vanille, the only vanilla I can find is a bit heavier base note?
    Thanks
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    Re: Tea note in green Irish tweed

    I would as well! 100% be up for this is it could happen
  28. Re: Any suppliers who have ripped you off?

    Can you link the threads please? I can’t find them
  29. Re: Anyone experimenting with less common citrus notes?

    No it’s not that, I’ll have to find out though. Extremely sour. I’ll use google lens to tell me what it is
  30. Re: Anyone experimenting with less common citrus notes?

    I bought a ‘citrus plant’ from a diy shop. That’s the only description on the tag. It’s a Bon sai tree size with little it’s orangey type fruit on. Half the size of a plum. Does anyone know what...
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    Top notes

    A lot of people have mentioned on different threads about top notes disappearing too quick etc or the fragrance doesnt project as well.
    Then a lot of experienced members all say you need more top...
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    Thiomenthone

    Just received this today. Was expecting more black currant from it. I mostly got onion, so I’m left with something what smells of onion, anyone has anyone used it before to make an accord or will I...
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    Re: Paul's Thread

    Im fairly new on here, I always thought making fragrances was essential oils and alcohol.
    Paul kindly messaged me with some information I didnt know existed, to him it will have been basic stuff...
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    Re: Formula: A Nod to goste

    Hi what does the quantity represent? In total it adds up to 1012?
    Thanks

    Sean
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    ISO E Super help

    Ive recently bought iso e super. Before I use it and potentially ruin a blend, I looked on an iso e super topic on here. Some people say its bland, some say it disappears, some say its good at...
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    Re: Homemade Tinctures

    Im currently making a Lime tincture, 18g of Lime peal and 50g alcohol. Never done this one before so just going to leave it at least 3 month. If its not that strong Ill probably use it all as my...
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    Re: Leather chord

    Nagarmotha is quite leathery. Maybe somone could help with what to add with this?
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    Re: Filter material help

    Does the diatomaceous need to be putin the perfume before filtering or in the filter? Sorry don’t not understanding
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    Re: Filter material help

    Brilliant thanks, why do I need to use diatomaceous before hand? And from what I’m reading I need to put my product in the fridge before filtering?
    Thanks
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    Filter material help

    Hi can anyone help me with whats best to use to filter my fragrance/tinctures etc? Not sure what to search for?
    Thanks
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    Re: Dilution % for aroma chemicals

    So how do you get them to an EDP if most are diluted down to 1%?
    Also do you have to dilute them down individually? Surely when you top up the fragrance with perfumers alcohol that will dilute the...
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    Re: Dilution % for aroma chemicals

    When diluting oils down To say 1% and all these dilutions add up to 10oz, how do you then work out if it’s an edp or edt if all of the oils are 1%?
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    Re: Tincture percentages

    Yes that’s what I was thinking.

    Thank you!
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    Re: Tincture percentages

    I’ve just followed a vanilla tincture off youtube from a guy called Bruno, I’ve used the whole lot of the vanilla, sliced it open scraped the seeds out then cut the pods up and put it all in the...
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    Tincture percentages

    Hi just a quick question, please forgive me for being thick
    I have made a vanilla tincture, 18g of vanilla beans with 50g of perfumers alcohol
    And another of 20g of Lime peel with 50g perfumers...
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    Re: Copycats... Again >:(

    It is theft in a way isn’t it. Musicians get stung these days for copying lyrics, notes etc from other songs without permission. Isn’t it about time this changed with fragrances?
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    Re: What happens during maceration?

    Yeh it’s just some essential oils take a little longer to fully go. How longs do you leave it to rest? Also do you stir it every day?
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    Re: What happens during maceration?

    Once my fragrance has sat in the alcohol for s while, will all my oils have broken down into the whole mix or is it normal for them to still be floating around? Also do you literally let it sit or do...
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    Re: Copycats... Again >:(

    Yeh there’s a company called copycat fragrances who sell ‘inspired’ fragrances. Creed, Tom Ford, Chanel etc are all on there. They’re getting away with it because they’re saying inspired by. I think...
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    Amyris bark oil

    Does anyone have any experience with this? On pell wall its says it has hints of black currant. How true is this. On the fragrance finder on here no one seems to mention black currant
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    Re: Bringing a fragrance to market

    Brilliant thanks, it’s just so I know who to contact when I create the next Aventus.....:p
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    Re: Bringing a fragrance to market

    It’s uk based, but who do you contact once you have finished blend? Or do you simply bottle it and sell it?
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    Bringing a fragrance to market

    Hi when my formula is complete, all my restricted elements are within the tolerance for banned substances and using perfumers alcohol is there anything else whats needed to be added for it to become...
  54. Re: where can i buy creed actuator or something that will work.

    Sometimes people sell used creed bottles on eBay
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    Re: Hermes eau des merveilles bleue

    I wouldn’t know to be honest, type in Cream Pell Wall on google and it’ll bring up the results what are tagged creamy. The. Look through what you think
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    Re: Hermes eau des merveilles bleue

    My wife had this I noticed a nice mint note in there, not sure what else is in there but it’s a summery aquatic fragrance isn’t it?
    Yuzu aldehyde, helional, floral ozone?
  57. Re: Non American members - Where do you buy your materials from?

    Just an idea, but if you trust people on here who are also buying from perfumers apprentice, maybe somehow contact each other and order what you both need, then go half’s on the shipping? Then once...
  58. Re: Non American members - Where do you buy your materials from?

    I havnt read all the posts but I paid no shipping from hermitage to the uk, not sure if there was a deal on as I’ve not bought from there before or if they do free shipping over a certain amount?
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    Re: Sexy elements

    Thanks everyone for your input. I was considering Saffron, I have Nutmeg, but for some reason in my book I had it down as in the top notes, along with appleide and ionones are in there too. Basically...
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    Re: PICS: new storage compartments

    Where did you buy the ribbed glasses from?
    They look amazing
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    Re: Sexy elements

    I don’t know what I need. Literally stuck haha
    Not sure if I need citrus, spices, or anything.

    I’ll just play around with it
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    Sexy elements

    Hi can anyone help with how to make my mid notes sexy
    Im aiming to get the same type of vibe as Bleu de Chanel, sauvage, fierce etc but not sire what I need for my mid notes. However Im not...
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    Re: Beginner Neaceous

    I’m still learning myself. When people say dilute it down to a certain percent what does this mean?
    Dilute it in alcohol?
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    Re: My base blend

    Thanks Lauren, yes I was only going to use it to pump up certain elements. I’ve since updated my list and took this out now
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    Traseolide

    Does anyone have any experiences with Traseolide?
    Im looking for one final element to go in my heart notes. One review on pell wall says its useful to lead to a heart note, so presuming its a top...
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    Re: Banned / restricted list

    Yes England mate
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    Banned / restricted list

    Hi sorry for clogging the system. I can’t find the link or a document for the restricted materials.
    Can anyone forward me the website.

    Thanks

    EDIT. Found it:thumbsup:
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    Re: Naming my notes

    Ah I get that thanks.

    But what I mean is if I had a fixatives, aldehydes etc to help blend my layers and it gave me for example a Rose note would i the. Be obliged to say Rose as one of my notes...
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    Naming my notes

    I was just looking for some advice.

    Looking through peoples elements we could have loads of fixatives, aldehydes, absolutes tinctures etc
    How do you name your notes when you have so many...
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    Re: Masculine sweetness

    Methyl Diantilis - Floral, vanilla spice maybe? The floral will fix the jasmine and orange, spices speak for itself to keep it masculine. The vanilla will give you the sweetness and help blend with...
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    Re: My base blend

    Brilliant! Thanks for your input
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    My base blend

    Hi Im working on a base for my male perfume. I havnt started it yet but just asking for some advice on what maybe I could add/replace or remove as most, if not all of you, are a lot more experienced...
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    Re: Vanilla tincture

    Thanks Paul
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    Vanilla tincture

    Can anyone help, this might sound a daft question but Im still fairly new to making fragrances and finding out new techniques and methods every day.

    Ive just watched a Bruno Fazzolari video on...
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    Re: Aldehydes

    Uk, I can buy online as well
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    Aldehydes

    Hi can anyone recommend some websites to by aldehydes from?

    Thanks

    Sean
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019

    Greatest fragrance ever made imo. Beats Aventus hands down
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    Re: Hello! New and need help

    Brilliant guys! Cheers
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    Re: Help with tincture

    Thanks for your help!
    Basically every time I’ve ‘made’ a fragrance you can still smell a whiff of alocohol, maybe I’m not using enough oils, but for me to get round this I thought I’d try make a...
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    Re: Help with tincture

    Thanks I was thinking of Black storax tinctures, frankincense and then one with incense sticks? Would these still work do you think?
    Thanks
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    Help with tincture

    Hi just wondering if I make a tincture, will it still be able to dissolve my essential oils? Or to dissolve essential oils does it have to be 100% alcohol?
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    Tinctures

    Does anyone have any tincture recipes theyd like to share with me?:thumbsup:
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    Accords

    Hi does anyone have any links to make accords?
    Or can anyone add what oils to use in accords they know?

    Apart from learning new accords I also want to create a champagne accord. Any help or...
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    Hello! New and need help

    Hi everyone, Ive only just created an account.
    Can anyone point me in the right direction.

    Im after a few ideas for separate accords.

    Im wanting to create a champagne accord. I think it...
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