From specialised schools and university courses to in-house schools at composition houses, there are several paths open to anyone who wants to make perfumery their profession.
Le plus grand salon international consacré à la beauté au Moyen-Orient aura lieu à Dubaï . Quel est l’objectif de cette 25e édition ? Que réserve la programmation de l’événement, notamment en matière de parfum ? Les réponses d’Elaine O’Connell, directrice du salon.
Yves Cassar has been a perfumer for IFF since 1998. He has created many successes, alone or with a team. We asked him about vetiver.
Julie Massé is a perfumer at Mane since 2010. We asked her about vanilla.
Céline Barel has been a perfumer at IFF since 2001, creating Aesop’s Tacit, Zoologist’s Squid, Jo Malone’s Vanilla & Anise, and Maison d’Etto’s Canaan and Durban Jane.
Aurélien Guichard, whose hometown is Grasse, joined Takasago in 2018, after roles as a perfumer with Givaudan and Firmenich. He is the nose behind Narciso for Narciso Rodriguez, Gucci Guilty, and Encens suave and Radical Rose for his own brand, Matière première.
Mane does everything possible to continually feed the creativity of its Parisian perfumery team, from introducing new ingredients to encouraging collaboration with other disciplines.
My perfume is 100% natural. Yes, but what does that mean? What exactly does it contain? Well, it depends!
American perfumer Mandy Aftel has been creating natural fragrances for 30 years and has founded her own brand, Aftelier Perfumes. This passionate pioneer tells us how she discovered natural fragrances, how she works, and what she thinks about the current natural craze.
A graduate of ISIPCA, Irène Farmachidi learned the perfume business alongside Dominique Ropion and Maurice Roucel, and then Charabot. In 2011, she moved to Technicoflor. She has recently created natural perfumes for the brand Ormaie.
When he first began working at Robertet in Grasse eight years ago, Serge De Oliveira quickly began to compose natural perfumes. Today he creates fragrances for 100Bon, Ormaie and Nolença as well as Ultra Doux shampoos.
Independent perfumer since 2007, Delphine Thierry has a real love for natural ingredients, and did not wait for them to be in vogue to become interested in this perfumery. She has collaborated with the brands Eve and Daphnée, Floratropia, and Richard Lüscher Britos.
To obtain an objective and quantified response on the raw materials have the most impact on our environmental resources, Mane has developed a test based on the principles of green chemistry.
Mane is bringing together the historic technique of enfleurage and supercritical fluid extraction to introduce original notes to perfumers’ palette, with minimal impact on the environment.
Calice Becker, President of the International Society of Perfumer-Creators, answered Nez’s questions.
When you are a perfume lover, or simply curious to know more, how do you acquire olfactory culture? How can you satisfy your thirst for knowledge?
During a perfume’s life cycle, the formula may change. Alexandra Kosinski (CPL Aromas), explains how perfumers go about it.
How do you launch an independent brand in a landscape that has reached saturation point? What mistakes should be avoided in order to stand out from the profusion of products? An overview by François Hénin, founder of Jovoy.
How does a major company develop a new perfume? Karine Lebert explains how L’Oréal has taken the innovative step of setting up an in-house olfactory department.
Audrey Barbéra, Global Account Director with Symrise, shares her inside knowledge about developing a fragrance.