The art of natural perfumery is steeped in the history and beauty of the botanical materials.
This introductory workshop, which was developed by world renowned perfumer, Mandy Aftel, explores 18 botanicals key to perfuming, while training participants in techniques of blending and developing a scent. Participants create their own unique formula and leave with a perfume made from this custom formula as well as a guide to making natural perfume.
Jessica Mennella, owner of FLWR Napa Valley, is a perfumer, flower essence therapist and scent teacher who works exclusively with the natural materials - the essences, essential oils, absolutes and resins of the plants and flowers.
Trained by the world-renowned perfumer, Mandy Aftel, Jessica’s philosophy on scent is this: it is the great equalizer, the one thing we all can do, and an important, powerful, and direct connection to memory and emotion. Jessica’s basic perfume classes offer students a hands on opportunity to experience and learn the slow scent perfumery method developed by Aftel.
FLWR Napa Valley, is an artisanal line of fragrance combining exquisite botanical scents with the vibrational properties of flowers.
Early Bird Price $120.00 Before August 17th / Regular Price (after 8/17) $135.00