Perfumery Course | France

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The Scent Studio

2400 Route de Saint Justin

Labastide D'Armagnac

40240 Labastide


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Learn the art of perfumery from an expert who created a fragrance for Carlsberg and developed perfume making activities for Toyota!

About this event

This 5-day CPD accredited course will give you the opportunity to explore the fragrant world of Natural Perfumery and learn how to create your own scents and accords to take home.

* Perfect for beginners or those who have basic knowledge of perfumery.



Learn the art of natural perfumery in this intensive 5-day engaging, educational, and intensive course with practical sessions each day.

The Scent Studio is in the Armagnac region of Southwest France. Be at one with nature in the private dwelling that sits on 2.5 hectares of land. Each day includes a light lunch and all-day refreshments.

Experience an Odyssey through Fragrance with Melanie Jane, who is celebrating 25 years as a Natural Perfumer, Holistic Therapist and Beauty Specialist. READ MORE ABOUT MELANIE.


  • LEARN about the evolution of perfume and how it's intrinsically linked to fashion.
  • DISCOVER the intoxicating perfume triangle, the fragrance families, and classic perfume themes.
  • LEARN which fragrances complement and enhance each other.
  • EXPERIMENT with over 100 exotic and rare oils.
  • REVEAL your perfume personality and how it reflects your fragrance preference.
  • TRAIN your nose brain and build your own olfactory language.
  • UNDERSTAND the impact and tenacity of oils and how that reflects your choice of materials.
  • LEARN how to build accords and master simple perfume making techniques.
  • DESIGN a fragrance brief and learn how meet and stick to your objective.
  • MAKE your own accords and 2 full size perfumes to take home.


  1. CPD UK accredited completion certificate.
  2. Access to over 100 raw materials.
  3. All materials used, and any blends or perfumes created during the course.
  4. Workbook and perfume making guides.
  5. Product making receptacles and ingredients.
  6. All-day refreshments and a daily light lunch with rose wine.
  7. End of course celebratory champagne with a gourmet cheese platter and pastries around the pool.
  8. FREE access to the online course - Natural Perfumery Diploma!


  • The class is a perfect balance of theoretical and practical exercises.
  • View our private collection of 200+ rare and collectible perfume bottles.
  • Browse through 100 books about perfume.
  • Peruse through our collection of vintage perfume advertisements.
  • Discover fascinating facts about fragrance.
  • Learn from an experienced natural perfumer with 25 years’ experience.
  • Much more than a perfume making class, it’s an experience you’ll remember.

*This course is non-residential, but there are boutique hotels in the region just 2 minutes’ drive away from the venue, and we will provide a pickup and drop-off service each day if you stay in the nearby villages of Labastide and Saint Justin.

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