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

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Discover Your Signature Scent and Craft Truly Personal Perfumes at Home!

Just take the quick "personal scent profile" quiz in this book to pinpoint your fragrance preferences, then create perfumes, splashes, and colognes that are uniquely you!

Professional perfumer Nancy Booth provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for making personal blends — and creating your favorite perfumes — using herbs, essential oils, fragrance oils, and alcohol.

With Perfumes, Splashes & Colognes you'll learn how to:

*Craft personal fragrances for the entire family

* Make fragrant mixtures for the home, including potpourris and burning perfumes

* Care for, store, and apply your homemade fragrances

* Package your creations as attractive gifts

Synopsis:

Discover the satisfaction of creating and making your very own personal fragrances in perfumes, splashes, and colognes. Here are step-by-step instructions and easy recipes for creating custom blends.

Synopsis:

With Nancy Booth's easy instructions and "Personal Scent Profile Quiz,"

readers will learn how to create customized perfume blends and re-create favorite commercial perfumes at a fraction of their retail price.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 156) and index.

About the Author

Nancy M. Booth is the author of the popular natural health and beauty book, Perfumes, Splashes & Colognes. However, Booth is also busy spending her time as owner and operator of Gingham `n Spice, Ltd., a wholesale and retail fragrance and country gift business. She has been selling dried herbs, potpourri, fragrance, essential oils and other similar items internationally since 1980. Nancy 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

Related Reading Material

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882669854
Subtitle:
Discovering and Crafting Your Personal Fragrances
Editor:
Balmuth, Deborah
Author:
Booth, Nancy M.
Author:
Makela, Casey
Author:
Balmuth, Deborah
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - Cosmetics
Subject:
Perfumes
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY / Engineering / Chemical and Biochemical
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
Technology-Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies : Candle & Soap Making
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies : Nature Crafts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
RCP113
Publication Date:
19970111
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.5 in 0.63 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Discover the satisfaction of creating and making your very own personal fragrances in perfumes, splashes, and colognes. Here are step-by-step instructions and easy recipes for creating custom blends.
"Synopsis" by , With Nancy Booth's easy instructions and "Personal Scent Profile Quiz,"

readers will learn how to create customized perfume blends and re-create favorite commercial perfumes at a fraction of their retail price.

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