Perfumes, Splashes and Colognes : Discovering and Crafting Your Personal Fragrances

Perfumes, Splashes and Colognes : Discovering and Crafting Your Personal Fragrances

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Overview

Discover the joys of crafting your own unique and personal perfumes. Nancy Booth shows you how to pinpoint your fragrance preferences and design personalized products for both body and home. Learn how to use herbs, essential oils, natural plant extracts, and alcohol to create one-of-a-kind perfumes, sprays, colognes, and potpourris that not only smell great, but are free of harsh chemicals. With helpful tips on storing, packaging, and even marketing your products, you’ll be inspired to explore the aromatic world of homemade fragrance. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882669854
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/11/1997
Series: Herbal Body Series
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 590,555
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Nancy M. Booth is the author of Perfumes, Splashes & Colognes. She has been selling dried herbs, potpourri, fragrance, essential oils and other similar items internationally since 1980. Booth teaches classes in perfumery and lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Essentials of Fragrance

Chapter 2: The Ingredients of Fragrance

Chapter 3: Building Your Fragrance Profile

Chapter 4: How to Create Your Own Fragrances

Chapter 5: Recipes for Perfumes, Colognes, and Sweet Waters

Chapter 6: More Forms of Fragrance: Bath Salts, Incense, and More

Chapter 7: Packaging Your Fragrances

Appendix A: Perfumes Listed by Fragrance Family

Appendix B: Perfumers and Their Perfumes

Appendix C: Fragrant Flowers and Their Scents

Source Guide

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Glossary

Index

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