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). Many companies produce excellent Jasmine absolute replacers but they are often also very expensive or, worse still, available in bulk purchasing only. Consequently I have put together this formula base,...
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Mubashir Ansari
Mubashir Ansari
3 years ago

can we use Jasmin de Grasse Replacer Base instead of jasmine absolute?

Jamie Frater
3 years ago

Yes – that’s its main use 🙂

Mubashir Ansari
Mubashir Ansari
3 years ago

Thanks Jamie.

Frank Saunders
4 months ago

I made a few very minor edits due to lack of materials. Used para-cresyl methyl ether instead of p-cresol, supplemented the Ethyl lineolate with equal parts BB and used a Neroli blossom abs replacer. I could not find the Ethyl lineolate anywhere online, I’m sorry Jamie, I tried to stay true to you! Anyways, it turned out fantastic, it is incredibly spot on. I doubt I would be able to distinguish between the real and this one if someone asked me to do so!

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