Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the
science, history and art of making perfumes. Experiment with
countless fragrance combinations on your way to becoming a master
perfumer. Learn how your nose and olfactory system work with your
brain to sense and recognize smells.
games with your sense of smell and taste. Read about the long
history of perfumes and take a peek into the perfume industry today.
Discover where natural and synthetic fragrances come from. Use
vegetable shortening to extract the fragrant oils from rose petals.
Find out what makes a perfume different from a cologne.
Design your own perfumes and learn
how perfumes are meticulously composed. Train your nose to recognize
the components of complex scents. Make a scented potpourri and a
sweet-smelling sachet with your homemade perfumes. Design the
perfume that suits you perfectly, and surprise your friends with
perfumes made specially for them.
Science introduces young perfumers to the biology, chemistry and
techniques behind fragrance design. This kit is a complete
perfumers laboratory including 8 high-quality perfume oils,
decorative flacons (small bottles) for storing your perfume
creations and important tools of the trade.
The 48-page full-color manual is full of information
about the biology of smelling, the chemistry of perfumes, the fine
fragrance industry and the history of perfumes.
Setting Up Your Perfume Laboratory
The Physiology of Smell
Smell Memory & Taste Test Games
The History of Perfumes
Extracting Fragrances from Plants
Where Do Fragrances Come From?
Perfumes Head, Heart & Base Notes
Training Your Nose
Learning to Work as a Perfumer
Composing Perfumes from Formulas
Designing Your Own Perfumes
Fun Facts about Perfumes
Special Crafts for Your Perfumes
Advice for Safe Experimenting