One Week Natural Perfumery Course - Glastonbury

One Week Natural Perfumery Course - Glastonbury

from 435.00

Cost: £1450

Duration: Five days, Thursday 9 to Monday 13 August 2018, 10am to 5pm.

Location: Glastonbury.

This is an intensive, but very enjoyable, five day course during which you will immerse yourself in the art of natural perfumery and learn directly from acclaimed Fragrance Foundation award winning perfumer Marina Barcenilla. 
If you would like to purchase this as a gift then we will send a personalised message card along with an invitation to your chosen recipient. Invitations are valid for ten months from the date of purchase.

This is what you will learn:

Day 1

  • Organoleptic evaluation of natural raw materials (lots of smelling!)

  • Safety issues and risks surrounding natural perfumes

  • Methods of extraction used to produce aromatic materials and the difference between essential oils, expressed oils, absolutes, CO2 extractions, natural isolates, enfleurage extracts and tinctures.

Day 2

  • Odour classification, aromatic groups

  • Fragrance families

  • Creating accords - Theory

  • Creating accords - Practical

Day 3

  • Perfume structure

  • Composing a perfume

  • Accessory notes and modifiers in natural perfumery (more smelling!)

  • Creating a perfume - Practical

Day 4

  • Accurate measuring

  • Creative techniques

  • Natural Isolates and essential oil fractions (smelling again!)

  • Experimenting with more complex accords - Practical

Day 5

  • Cosmetic legislation, selling your perfumes

  • Formulation

  • Brief introduction to blending fragrance for skin care

  • Creating a body oil to match a perfume - Practical

  • Creating a perfume - Practical

The course fee covers tuition, course notes, all raw materials used, and refreshments. Lunch is not included. 

A certificate of completion will be emailed to all participants.

Payment can be made in full, or a non-refundable deposit of £435 can be paid to secure a place. The remaining balance is due three weeks prior to the course start date.

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