Perfume Workshop in Paris

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3061PER
Learn about perfume, its history and current trends, then create several perfumes of your own guided by a top Paris "nose" and perfume expert.
The workshop is led by an expert in the perfume field who teaches professionals at the well know school of Perfumery in Versailles and is also a consultant to firms like L'Oreal. The first part of the workshop will be a discussion on the origin of The Eau de Cologne in Florence in 1221 at the convent of Santa Maria Novella, and the key ingredients and evolution around 1725 of the production of perfume in the city of Cologne.

In the first half you will learn how to smell and describe the ingredients of an eau de cologne and to learn about the characteristics belonging to different families of odors. This is then followed by a discussion of the development of different kinds of Cologne and Eaux Fraiches on the market.

The second half of the workshop is the practical part. After having smelled the different types of Eau de Cologne and Eaux Fraiches, your teacher will show you a very simple method to create the perfumes you like which you can take home with you. Six different perfumes are used (classic cologne, green tea, spicy, fruity, floral ozonic and chypre in atomizers). All the raw materials are guaranteed to correspond to the European legislation and to the IFRA recommendations.


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Central Paris, 16th arrondissement
Departure Time:
2:00pm
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Returns to original departure point


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Perfume Workshop in Paris

Perfume Workshop in Paris
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Inclusions:
  • Materials
  • Self-created perfume (50ml bottle)
  • Local guide
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Charles A, August 2014

My ten year old daughter and I had an absolutely wonderful experience at the perfume workshop! Tons of supplies, lots of background knowledge, host was extremely friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this worksop! The scent I "created" during the workshop is one of my favorites! I get compliments on it every time I wear it; my friends are so disappointed they cannot buy it anywhere!

Reviewed by: Lady C, August 2014

What an amazing and interesting workshop - it was the highlight of the trip - if you are looking for something unique to do in Paris, this is for you!

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Tour code: 3061PER