Karen Gilbert

Fruity Notes in Perfume

With the exception of Osmanthus and Blackcurrant Bud Absolute, the majority of fruity notes used in perfumery are created using synthetic materials.  Although it is

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Karen Gilbert

Muguet for May Day

Wow 1st of May already! A very significant day to start my fragrance ingredients series with Lily-of-the-Valley or Muguet (pronounced moo-gay) as it’s known in

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Karen Gilbert

MAKE A SOLID PERFUME

Pretty vintage pillboxes are very easy to find in antique shops or markets and make perfect containers for solid perfumes.  Using a solid perfume is

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