Tuesday, February 2, 2010

A Most Prolific Month

January was a prolific perfume month.  I completed four new perfumes and conducted my first experiments with steam and hydro distillations. 

Perfume "A" is a fruity fresh floral.
Top Notes: Orange blossom, citrus, creamy fruitys, fresh air, water
Heart Notes:  White flowers, honeysuckle, rose, carnation
Base Notes:  Teak wood, elegant musks

Perfume "B" is a floral, woody amber.
Top Notes:  Italian bergamot, fresh citrus
Heart Notes:  Spring blossoms (mille fleur)
Base Notes:  Warm woods, amber, rich musk

Perfume "C" is an aromatic citrus.
Top Notes:  Petitgrain, Lemon, Sweet Orange
Heart Notes:  Clover, green tea, rose, iris, muguet, vetiver
Base Notes:  Sandalwood, vanilla, musk, amber

Perfume "D" is a musky gourmand.
Top Notes:  Coriander, fresh clean air, citrus
Heart Notes:  White flowers, muguet, fresh meadow, patchouli, rose damask, absinthe
Base Notes:  Musk, amber

Distillations:  LAVENDER!  Gros blue, Intermedia Provence, and Royal Velvet augustifolia.  Thank you Dabney Rose for your patient coaching and support.

Lastly, congratulations to Sara Nystrom, the winner the January Drawing for a complimentary personalized Blue Moon Oil of Intention from Carmel Perfumes.