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How to make natural perfumes

How to make natural perfumes

How to make natural perfumes

“Making perfumes is easy”, says Guy Robert to his colleagues at the prestigious British Society of Perfumers, link He details with humourism the different ways in which a perfume comes into being. A genesis of perfumes.

This affirmation may look extravagant. A provocation. One could object that it is easy for him and for perfumers but not for laymen ignorant of the craft.

As a perfumer, I can tell you that what he asserted is as true as saying that swimming is easy. To perfumers making perfumes is easy and to swimmers swimming is easy. To non-perfumers and to non-swimmers it looks impossible. Anybody can learn how to swim and how to make perfumes.

I have seen children in my workshops make instinctively very good perfumes. Is this not the proof that making perfumes is easy?

Not every swimmer will be an Olympic champion nor every hobbyist perfumer will become a nose but everybody can swim or can make perfumes, and realize that it is easy to do, once having learned. Read more

How to make natural perfume last longer

How to make natural perfume last longer

How to make natural perfume last longer

Addressing his colleagues in his speech at the prestigious British Society of Perfumers, Guy Robert said very iconoclastically:

“Lasting power is not easy to achieve, nobody knows how and why this is happening”, he further added: “I hate that theory of fixateurs and find it stupid“. We all know these many little songs we are hearing anywhere and forgetting almost immediately, but from time to time, one of these songs sticks in our brain and we carry on whistling it the whole day …   I can assure you the author of these successful songs does not use any “fixatives ingredients” to get that result …”

Let us keep in mind that he was not addressing an audience of students, but his knowledgeable peers in perfumery. He was saying what they all knew. When the man who composed Madame Rochas, Caleche, Equipage, Gucci Parfum, and Dioressence says that nobody knows how lasting power in a perfume is reached, and why it is happening, I am not going to contradict him.

The “fixative ingredient” is the most widespread myth of perfumery. The industry has made it up in order to trick customers into believing that making perfumes is difficult and should be left to professionals like them.

The truth is: anybody can make perfumes. Children in my workshops come up with smells that stupefy me. Read more

Your Custom Perfume

Custom perfume

by AbdesSalaam Attar 

Perfumer Composer

COMPOSE YOUR OWN “SCENT OF THE SOUL”

custom perfume

Imagine a custom perfume tailored specially for you with the scents of your life that are dearest to you.

Your bespoke custom perfume will be composed with the noblest ingredients of perfumery by AbdesSalaam Attar, a perfumer who is internationally recognized as one of the most capable natural perfumers.

Be sure that you really like the ingredients that you choose and entrust to the experience and artistic sensibility of the perfumer to compose the melody of your soul with your essences.

A perfume for your own soul that relates to your unique life experience through the emotional memories tied with the scents that have accompanied you since birth. Read more

Genesis of perfumes

bimbi

“You will not be an artist until you make things that children love”

The making of custom perfumes is the key to understanding the work of a perfumer.

In nearly all cases we compose perfumes for someone or else with someone.

The first case is that of a company who wants a new fragrance.  It will give a brief and we shall start making a set of proposals.

These will be presented to a person of the company who is in charge of the valuation of the fragrances. This “évaluateur” will judge the samples with different criterions, one of which will be the reaction of other persons to them.
It may be a board of specialists, some company’s employees or his own friends and family.

It depends on how far he brings his job into his private life.

Because the work of building the fragrance is based on a brief, this type of perfumes can be called “custom concept perfumes” Read more

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How to make natural perfumes

How to make natural perfumes

How to make natural perfumes

“Making perfumes is easy”, says Guy Robert to his colleagues at the prestigious British Society of Perfumers, link He details with humourism the different ways in which a perfume comes into being. A genesis of perfumes.

This affirmation may look extravagant. A provocation. One could object that it is easy for him and for perfumers but not for laymen ignorant of the craft.

As a perfumer, I can tell you that what he asserted is as true as saying that swimming is easy. To perfumers making perfumes is easy and to swimmers swimming is easy. To non-perfumers and to non-swimmers it looks impossible. Anybody can learn how to swim and how to make perfumes.

I have seen children in my workshops make instinctively very good perfumes. Is this not the proof that making perfumes is easy?

Not every swimmer will be an Olympic champion nor every hobbyist perfumer will become a nose but everybody can swim or can make perfumes, and realize that it is easy to do, once having learned. Read more

How to make natural perfume last longer

How to make natural perfume last longer

How to make natural perfume last longer

Addressing his colleagues in his speech at the prestigious British Society of Perfumers, Guy Robert said very iconoclastically:

“Lasting power is not easy to achieve, nobody knows how and why this is happening”, he further added: “I hate that theory of fixateurs and find it stupid“. We all know these many little songs we are hearing anywhere and forgetting almost immediately, but from time to time, one of these songs sticks in our brain and we carry on whistling it the whole day …   I can assure you the author of these successful songs does not use any “fixatives ingredients” to get that result …”

Let us keep in mind that he was not addressing an audience of students, but his knowledgeable peers in perfumery. He was saying what they all knew. When the man who composed Madame Rochas, Caleche, Equipage, Gucci Parfum, and Dioressence says that nobody knows how lasting power in a perfume is reached, and why it is happening, I am not going to contradict him.

The “fixative ingredient” is the most widespread myth of perfumery. The industry has made it up in order to trick customers into believing that making perfumes is difficult and should be left to professionals like them.

The truth is: anybody can make perfumes. Children in my workshops come up with smells that stupefy me. Read more

Your Custom Perfume

Custom perfume

by AbdesSalaam Attar 

Perfumer Composer

COMPOSE YOUR OWN “SCENT OF THE SOUL”

custom perfume

Imagine a custom perfume tailored specially for you with the scents of your life that are dearest to you.

Your bespoke custom perfume will be composed with the noblest ingredients of perfumery by AbdesSalaam Attar, a perfumer who is internationally recognized as one of the most capable natural perfumers.

Be sure that you really like the ingredients that you choose and entrust to the experience and artistic sensibility of the perfumer to compose the melody of your soul with your essences.

A perfume for your own soul that relates to your unique life experience through the emotional memories tied with the scents that have accompanied you since birth. Read more

Genesis of perfumes

bimbi

“You will not be an artist until you make things that children love”

The making of custom perfumes is the key to understanding the work of a perfumer.

In nearly all cases we compose perfumes for someone or else with someone.

The first case is that of a company who wants a new fragrance.  It will give a brief and we shall start making a set of proposals.

These will be presented to a person of the company who is in charge of the valuation of the fragrances. This “évaluateur” will judge the samples with different criterions, one of which will be the reaction of other persons to them.
It may be a board of specialists, some company’s employees or his own friends and family.

It depends on how far he brings his job into his private life.

Because the work of building the fragrance is based on a brief, this type of perfumes can be called “custom concept perfumes” Read more