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Intermediate Perfume Making Workshop

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


“Perfume is an art form. In the same genre as music and painting. It requires talent, expertise and most of all passion.”
– Clive Christian

Join Perfume Power on a comprehensive perfume making experience; discovering the exciting world of perfume and crafting your very own fragrant masterpiece.

What does the workshop cover?

Fragrance Specialist Diana Rankin will be presenting on the following topics:

  • Perfume through the ages; origins and history
  • Scent significance: emotions, memories, benefits, and associations
  • Tools of the trade: equipment and choosing suitable carriers
  • Safety and Hygiene
  • Perfume ingredients: natural vs synthetic
  • Fragrance classification systems
  • Perfume structure and notes
  • Training your nose like a perfumer
  • The language of perfume
  • Aroma oil profiles
  • Structuring and crafting your fragrance
  • Perfume recipe ideas
  • Naming and describing your perfume
  • Packaging
  • Supplier lists

Who can attend the workshop?

Our intermediate perfume making workshop is suitable for individuals that have a basic foundational knowledge of perfume born out of a passion or career; or who have already attended one of our introductory seasonal perfume making workshops. This workshop provides broad knowledge of perfume creation; facilitating decisions on furthering a career in perfume making or nurturing a desire to make a personal perfume brand or range. Seats are limited to 12 guests only.

What does the workshop include?

A comprehensive workbook. Quality imported fine fragrance oils, a professional perfume making kit, an elegant-take-home perfume bottle. Refreshments and lunch will be served. Please avoid wearing any perfume or scented body products when attending this workshop.

Event Ticket Booking Terms and Conditions

  • Payments can be made via EFT, Credit Card and SnapScan using our secure online payment system via PayFast. On receipt of payment, a ticket will be released via email
  • Tickets will only be confirmed as booked on receipt of full payment of the stipulated ticket amount. If Eft has been selected as a method of payment the ticket will be reserved for 48 hours; after which it will be released in the event of non-payment
  • No payments will be accepted during registration at the event venue. Payments need to be made prior to the event within the RSVP dates stipulated
  • The venue address may be changed at the discretion of Perfume Power. Guests will be notified of this timeously–
  • Refunds: Perfume Power does not offer refunds for non-attendance or cancellations. Clients are however welcome to invite a friend or colleague to attend in their place. This needs to be communicated with Perfume Power prior to the event via email at info@perfumepower.co.za
  • Apologies no kiddies under the age of 13 to accompany parents at Perfume Power events


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May 11
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Diana Rankin


The Refinery
13 Derrick Drive, Somerset West Business Park
Somerset West, Western Cape 7130 South Africa
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