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Chanel No.5 Vase

Chanel No.5 Vase

Want a perfume inspired vase for your lounge?  I found this lovely tutorial on the Beauty Lab blog, originally I thought it was an oversized display bottle with the top cut off but it’s not – just a clever font match. The article is in Dutch but just run it through Google translate. Find the […]

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I’m so excited to be running this 1 day perfumery class in Sydney Australia!

Do you want to create your own fragrance or just learn more about perfumery? I have been wanting to run a class for my Australian readers for ages so when Portia of Australian Perfume Junkies suggested fitting one into my September trip to Sydney I jumped at the chance. All my classes are very in […]

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100 for £100 Coaching Sessions

It was my birthday on Monday and I had an idea. I wanted to give something to my readers and mailing list subscribers as a bit of a deal to celebrate. It was inspired by my business coach who always has great ideas on how to give abundantly. I’ve been talking to lots of people […]

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Why I Love Being In The Deep End Of A Shallow Pool

I saw someone share this video on Facebook this morning and it took me right back to the reason I do what I do. Some see the beauty and fragrance industry as a “shallow pool” if you like and I know what we all do goes much deeper than what you may see on the […]

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The Art and Technology of Perfumery Workshop

The Art and Technology of Perfumery Workshop

***NEW DATE 2014*** Perfumery Workshop, London, UK September 2014 Read my review HERE The Art and Technology of Perfumery Perfumery Course and Workshop Date: 22nd – 26th September 2014 Venue: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, UK Cost: £800 for 1 place or save 10% for 2 places I have read and agree to the terms and conditions […]

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Why I was really in L.A (with Gina Devee)

If you saw my last couple of emails you’ll know that I just got back from L.A. and although I shared a few snippets, I didn’t have a chance to give you the full story of why I was there (and why I’m also heading to Paris in June and Sydney in September). My passion […]

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The Cost Of Perfume Part 5 Brand Positioning

In part 1 of this series about the costs that go into creating a perfume we looked at the ingredients. In part 2 we looked at packaging, part 3 the marketing campaign and part 4 distribution. Today we are looking at the final bit of the puzzle and that is: Brand Positioning I would probably […]

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Why trying to do everything achieves nothing – a confession

How’s your week going? Mine’s going well except I have a confession – I haven’t written the blog post I said I was going to. Part 5 of my series “The Cost Of Perfume” just hasn’t happened and here’s why. Do you ever have those weeks where you think you’ve been really productive but instead […]

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What Does It Take To Create A Perfume Brand

Here are the links to my series “The Cost Of Perfume” on one handy page Part 1 – Ingredients Part 2 – Packaging Part 3 – Marketing Part 4 -Distribution Part 5 – Brand Positioning

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An Introduction To Perfumery – Free Online Class

At the end of last year I did a small test launch of my online perfumery course which went very well indeed and I currently have a lovely group of budding perfumers in the private FaceBook group. I’ve tested running it over several weeks and also giving everyone immediate access to all the materials at […]

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