Perfume Master Class by The Powder Room
Create your own scent!
Join Samantha Taylor, director of The Powder Room, for a unique insight into the intriguing world of perfume. During this workshop, you will discover raw materials, the building blocks of perfume as well as learn about the history of perfume and how it is created. You will learn how to write a basic perfume formula and create your own fragrance to take home using the Olfactorium, a mini perfumer’s organ with the finest raw materials from France.
The workshop will cover:
Origin of the word perfume
History of perfume
Who wore perfume throughout history
Perfumers training and how they create perfume
Synthetic versus Natural materials
How to wear and store perfume
Guests will take home a small bottle of their creation
Sunday 16 December, 11:30pm to 12:30pm
Full $100 / AFM Members(*): $90
This Master Class is not suitable for children under 10.
(*) One discounted ticket only per single or concession membership & up to two discounted tickets for Family membership
By booking this event, you agree to be contacted by The Powder Room.
About The Powder Room
Samantha has worked in the beauty industry for 25 years and for the past 15 years has specialised in artisan perfume. Samantha travels Australia hosting perfume master classes to educate people about the art of perfumery and creates fragrance for fashion brands and sensory branding. Having worked with prestigious companies such as Penhaligons, Miller Harris, Floris and L’Occitane in Australia and Europe, Samantha is considered one of Australia’s foremost fragrance experts and is often sought out for expert commentary in leading publications and invited to speak at events
In March 2014, Samantha was appointed as the Australian licensee for Cinquième Sens, the global leader in perfumery training. Based in
Paris, Cinquième Sens has worked with the leading perfume houses such as Chanel, Parfums Dior, Guerlain and Hermès. Working with Cinquième
Sens gives Samantha access to a global network of perfume professionals and materials direct from the home of perfumery, France.
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