The Perfume Studio
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This course offers the incredible opportunity of joining a small group of people in the company of a Senior Perfumer for a complete day of learning the secrets from a master of the perfumery arts.
Did you know that odours are the most effective way to trigger memories? You have almost certainly experienced how a certain smell can take you back to your childhood with enormous clarity. In fact, most of our scent memories are developed between the ages of 10 and 30 and will remain with us throughout our lives. Creating a perfume, therefore, is a serious proposition with potentially far-reaching consequences.
You will be given a rare and privileged insight into a secretive art. A senior perfumer, with many years of experience, will share with the group his experiences and extensive knowledge of the perfume world. You will enjoy a sumptuous three-course lunch together, during which time you will have the opportunity to ask questions in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.
During the afternoon, a perfume consultant will guide you through the 21-bends and under the watchful guidance of the Senior perfumer you will be encouraged to create your own special perfume. Even if you have previously enjoyed creating a personal fragrance, with your growing knowledge and skills you may make one, even more, pleasing to your discerning palette.
Receive a 20-ml purse spray of your personal bespoke fragrance, to take home and enjoy. Every time you apply it you will be transported back to this wonderful day in the company of a master perfumer.
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The Perfume Studio
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At the Perfume Studio, the secrets of the ancient art of perfume making will be revealed. You will learn about the different elements that make up a perfume and how to blend them to achieve a memorable fragrance. Everyone prefers certain odours over others and creating a mixture from the twenty-one different blends available, will allow you to create a perfume which is to your particular taste.
Our perfume stylists will assist you in creating a balance between the short-lived top notes, which are often light and fruity, with the middle notes, which are the heart of the fragrance. These aromas can remain on the skin for up to twelve hours, taking over the dominance as the top notes fade. Then to round out the scent the deeper base notes, which can last over 24-hours, need to be chosen with delicacy and care, so that the long-lasting aroma is pleasing.
You will have the chance to smell, mix and try different combinations until you decide upon the perfect combination for you. As you become more familiar with the different bouquets, and with the guidance of your personal stylist, you will be able to create a scent, which will paint a picture of you in the mind of anyone who smells it. Your personal scent will be uniquely yours, and at the end of the day, you can take home a small spray atomiser filled with your creation.
Enjoy the sensation you will cause among your friends, with your own personal fragrance, just like the celebrities! Don't worry about running out, your unique formula will have been noted so that it can be recreated, just for you, whenever you need it.
Unleash your creative genius and catch your essence in an unforgettable customised perfume.
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