How to Make Perfume Course
The How to Make Perfume course is a fully supported, comprehensive home study programme that teaches you how to design and make your own perfume, eau de toilette, eau de parfum, colognes and aftershaves.
This self-paced eLearning course teaches you how to make perfume using essential oils, fragrance oils and aroma chemicals.
During this self-paced course, you will learn how to make perfume. You will also learn about the history of perfume and how it has influenced style and mood from ancient times and still today. You will study natural and synthetic ingredients used in perfume making, their benefits, what they are for and why they are used.
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Delve into the world of beautiful aromatic oils, identify top, middle and base notes and how to structure a perfume. Identity different aroma-family classifications and perfume compounds. Taking the role of a 'nose' we analyse top brands of perfume to see how they are formulated and what makes them so popular and successful.
You will become skilled at layering and blending techniques and use these to create a variety of stunning, unusual and breathtakingly beautiful scents.
This self-paced eLearning course will teach you the following topics:
Safety & precautionary advice
The history of perfume
Cult & contemporary perfumes
Key perfume making ingredients
Blending with essential oils, fragrance oils and aroma chemicals
Natural versus synthetic ingredients
Top, middle and base notes
Diluting your blend
A nose and the power of smell
Mood enhancing qualities of oils
Commercial perfumes analysed
Getting the best from your perfume
Packaging your perfume
Ingredients information for labels
IFRA restrictions *
IFRA classes *
Calculating percentages of components in your blend
This course is presented to you in beautifully formatted, fully illustrated PDF files.
* Note that the IFRA standards 49th amendment secion is currently being updated and you will be sent the informatio when it is finalised.
You may also be interested in our separately available Perfume Accessories Pack and Blending Packs.
Whilst we don't specifically focus on organic ingredients should you wish to substitute an ingredient - for example lavender oil for its organic version, you are completely at liberty to do so.
Online tests, course assignment (including product review) and certificate are included in the course fee. Email support from your tutor is available for six months from the date of purchase.
After purchasing this course you will be sent an email with download links, please read the email carefully prior to opening the documentation as it contains important information about document access.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course
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