Bases

Formulas for perfumery bases and accords which you can use in your own fragrances.

Succulent Pear Base

Pear is a lovely fruit to add to perfumes for a gourmand note that needn’t be cloying or overly sweet. Pears have a naturally perfumistic quality about them which makes them such a great fruit for our purposes. This formula is a modification of a known Givaudan formula that enhances and enriches the original as …

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Cuir (Leather) Base

This is a very basic leather base that has been modified with the addition of a few interesting trace elements to add naturalness and interest. It was created in order to add a complex leather note to my L’Egoiste derived fragrance as opposed to a simpler leather based on just isobutyl quinoline.

French Jasmine Absolute Base

The finest Jasmine in the world is Jasmin de Grasse, or French Jasmine Grandiflorum absolute. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to get hold of because Patou and Chanel still purchase most of the French Jasmine for Chanel No 5 and Joy (and presumably 1,000 which is also still in production).

Rose D’Orient (Rose Otto) Base

Rose D’Orient (Oriental Rose) bases were early attempts to replicate the essential oils of rose (typically Bulgarian – or Rose Damascena). Two in particular were very popular with one featuring as the main rose in Coty’s La Rose Jacqueminot and later L’Origan.

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