Perfume Development Technology Programme

The world of aromatherapy and perfumery is a deep exciting journey. . . This world has many facets and the Perfume Product Technology Programme is designed to take you through every single area of this rewarding fragrant world.

THE GAIN: At the end of training you should become:

  1. A certified perfumer
  2. An aromatherapist
  3. A potential brand owner
  4. A beauty entrepreneur
  5. A potential role model

COURSE DETAILS

  • COURSE TITLE: Perfume Product Development Technology
  • DEPARTMENT: Perfumery
  • DURATION: 60 – 100 Hours [5 weeks]
  • REQUIREMENT: no prior requirements. . . Suitable for Beginners with no perfumery knowledge & A career boost for experts that want to brush up
  • AWARD: Certificate of Completion – PERFUME PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY-
  • PRICE: N500,000 [Five Hundred Thousand Naira Only]

PRODUCTS TO LEARN INCLUDE:

  1. Body Mist
  2. Eau de Cologne
  3. Eau de Toilette
  4. Eau de Parfum
  5. Perfume Oil
  6. Solid Perfume
  7. Perfume Stick
  8. Perfume Lotion
  9. Room Fragrance
  10. Car Fragrance
  11. Home Fragrance
  12. Scented Candles
  13. Incense Sticks
  14. Diffusers
  15. Many more

SCHEDULE:


Day 1: Fundamentals:


Phase 1: Background

  • The history & evolution of perfume
  • The Olfactory System 
  • Invoking Emotions with scent
  • Classification of Perfumery | Natural vs Synthetic
  • Types of Perfumery & Possible careers
  • A journey through a perfumer’s world
  • Arabian Descent
  • French Descent
  • Egyptian Descent

Phase 2: Structure

  • Overview of Natural perfumery materials
  • Synthetic perfumery materials
  • Organic Chemicals and their properties
  • Explanation of Ingredient Extraction methods
  • The Perfume Triangle
  • The Fragrance Families

Phase 3: Development

  • Perfumery Terms
  • Perfumes & Personalities
  • Aphrodisiacs & Pheromones
  • The Language of Perfume
  • Anatomy of a Perfume
  • Creating a Perfume Formula
  • How to develop a perfume from Start to Finish


Day 2: Pre-Practicals:

Phase 1: Lab Set Up

  • Tools & Equipment
  • Lab Design
  • G.M.P, Regulatory bodies & their Regulations
  • Storage of perfume raw materials
  • Quality Control methods
  • Quality Assurance Safety
  • Learning to use production tools

Phase 2: Pre-Nose Training

  • Pre-dilution of oils | the why and the how
  • Smelling Techniques
  • Synaesthesia, the secret language of smell

Phase 3: Nose Training 1

  • Learning Scents per fragrance family
  • Deciphering the Scent’s Personalities
  • Creating Associations for the Scent
  • Discovering the emotions & language of the scent.
  • Understanding the differences & similarities of scent based on geographical descent, extraction method & more
  • Creating personal notes & discoveries per scent

Day 3: Nose Training 2:

Nose Training 2

  • Learning Scents per fragrance family
  • Deciphering the Scent’s Personalities
  • Creating Associations for the Scent
  • Discovering the emotions & language of the scent.
  • Understanding the differences & similarities of scent based on geographical descent, extraction method & more
  • Creating personal notes & discoveries per scent

Day 4: Nose Training 3:

Nose Training 3

  • Learning Scents per fragrance family
  • Deciphering the Scent’s Personalities
  • Creating Associations for the Scent
  • Discovering the emotions & language of the scent.
  • Understanding the differences & similarities of scent based on geographical descent, extraction method & more
  • Creating personal notes & discoveries per scent

Day 5: Perfume Genres:

Phase 1: Perfume Genre Study

  • The different genres of perfumes
  • Genres explained
  • Accords explained
  • Building horizontal & vertical accords
  • Creating fragrance fans

Phase 2: Accord Development

  • Creating a Cologne Accord
  • Creating a Chypre Accord
  • Creating a Woody Accord

Day 6: Accord Development:

  • Creating an Oriental accord
  • Creating a Floral accord
  • Creating a Fougere accord
  • Creating a Gourmand Accord

Day 7: Perfume Composition Development Development:

Phase 1: Knowledge Base

  • How to write a full brief for a perfume
  • How to build a visual picture of perfume
  • Attributes of a masculine perfume
  • Attributes of a feminine perfume
  • Attributes of a unisex perfume
  • Attributes of kiddies perfume

Phase 2: Practice

  • Composing a masculine perfume oil blend
  • Composing a feminine perfume oil blend
  • Composing a unisex perfume oil blend
  • Composing a kiddies perfume oil blend

Day 8: Product Formulation Practice

  • Creating an Eau De Cologne
  • Creating an Eau De Toilette
  • Creating an Eau De Parfum
  • Creating an Eau Fraiche (also known as Body Mist/Body Splash)

Day 9: Product Formulation Practice

  • Creating a perfume oil
  • Creating a Solid Perfume
  • Creating a Perfume Stick / Deodorant
  • Creating a Perfume Lotion

Day 10: Aromatherapy & Therapeutic Blending

Phase 1: Knowledge Base

  • Aromatherapy
  • Aromatherapy principles
  • Aromachology

Phase 2: Therapeutic Blending Practice

  • Creating a Relaxing Blend
  • Creating a Joyful blend
  • Creating a Fresh air blend
  • Creating a Flu blend
  • Creating a Sensual Blend
  • Creating an Aphrodisiac blend
  • Creating a Pheromone blend
  • We’ll cover over 20 unique blends

Day 11: Environmental Perfumery

Phase 1: Knowledge Base

  • Fundamentals  of Environmental Perfumery

Phase 2: Practice/Case Studies

  • Creating a room fragrance
  • Creating a toilet fragrance
  • Creating a kitchen fragrance
  • Creating a car fragrance
  • Creating an office fragrance
  • Creating a hotel fragrance
  • Creating a club/lounge fragrance
  • Creating a church fragrance
  • Creating a hospital fragrance

Day 12: Product Perfumery

Phase 1: Knowledge Base

  • Fundamentals of Product Perfumery

Phase 2: Cosmetics

  • Creating a bath fragrance
  • Creating a cream fragrance
  • Creating a powder fragrance

Phase 3: Household

  • Creating a laundry fragrance
  • Creating a dishwashing fragrance
  • Creating a cleaning fragrance

Day 13: Product Formulation Practice | Environmental Perfumery

  • Potpourri
  • Diffusers
  • Incense Sticks
  • Liquid Air freshener
  • Scented Jar Candles
  • Scented Pillar Candles

Day 14: Product Formulation Practice | Product Perfumery

(Note: These products will not be created from scratch. Participants will be perfuming already made bases from our skincare/makeup department)

  • Scented Hand Wash
  • Scented Hand Lotion
  • Scented Face Powder
  • Scented Laundry Wash or Scented Dish Wash

Day 15: The Perfume Business

  • Finding your niche
  • Developing a brand
  • Creating your fragrance line
  • Building a well structured business
  • How to cost your product line
  • Making Profits, Staying in Business, Expanding
  • Presentation of Project Topic

Project Creation

Project will be done in participant’s home lab and brought back to school for presentation & defence.



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