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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Perfume Workshop in Paris
- Self-created perfume (50ml bottle)
- Local guide
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: MlleJennyfair, June 2016
A wonderful and unique experience!
I thought this workshop would be a tourist gimmick: was I wrong! Not only was the ambience exquisite - this class is held in a beautiful Parisian apartment - but our instructor was brilliant, kind, and wonderfully helpful. Not only does she hold a degree in chemistry, but she also gave information, answered questions, and made recommendations in both French and English. I was the only American, my 'classmates' were both from the Paris suburbs, and we were taught about scent families, combinations, what works, what doesn't - it was extremely interesting, and a lot of fun. We helped each other, and had an excellent time.
A recommendation - plan to arrive well ahead of starting time the metro takes a while to this slightly remote station, and there's a little walk to reach the building. Get here earlier to enjoy a coffee at the corner cafe or even visit the high-end depot-ventes in the neighborhood.
I received a complimentary bottle, and bought another of two of the three scents I created, and had a man's cologne made for me!, for a very low cost. Enjoy your personal scent and I hope you love this workshop!
Reviewed by: Ketra T, April 2016
Had a wonderful time at this workshop! Highly recommended if you love perfume.