A series of interviews with perfumers, flavorists, scientists, and other flavor & fragrance industry professionals.
Episode 12- Natural Perfumer & Distiller JK DeLapp
Christine talks to entrepreneur JK DeLapp, who is an acupuncturist, herbalist, natural perfumer and distiller (ex-model and actor too!). JK talks about his journey to Chinese medical school, aromatherapy and how he got into botanical perfumery. They also discuss his obsession with Oud (Agarwood) and the many places it is sourced around the world.
Episode 11 - Ingredient Evaluation with Paul Kiler
This is an audio from a live broadcast from April 28. Perfumer Paul Kiler (pkPerumes) and I evaluate some new ingredients from www.perfumersupplyhouse.com:
Mysoral Base (synthetic)
Patchouli Oil 65% Patchoulol (natural)
Patchoulol (Patchoulyl Alcohol) (natural)
Clearwood Base (natural)
Bois d’Encens (natural)
Citronellol ex Citronella Oil (natural isolate)
Oxalide T (synthetic)
Sauvignone 100 (synthetic)
You can order a kit of these here: http://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/evaluation-kit-10-in-dpg/
WondAROMA Episode 10- Perfumer Chris Bartlett of Pell Wall Perfumes
Christine chats with UK perfumer Chris Bartlett of Pell Wall Perfumes. Chris sells his own fragrances, fragrance ingredients, he gives workshops, and he offers private consultations on all aspects of perfumery. Here are some links to the things discussed in this episode. NOTE: CHRIS'S AUDIO STARTS OUT AWFUL BUT GETS BETTER AT 14 MINUTES.
https://pellwall.com/ - Pell Wall Perfumes
http://www.bsp.org.uk/- The British Society of Perfumers
http://www.perfumers.org/ - American Society of Perfumers
http://www.amazon.com/The-Perfect-Scent-Perfume-Industry/dp/0312425775 - Chandler Burr's book about Jean Claude Ellena (perfumer at Hermes)
http://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/geosmin-iff-1-in-dpg/- Geosmin US
https://pellwall.com/product/geosmin-1/- Geosmin- UK and Europe
http://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/green-tea-givco-228-givaudan/- Green Tea Givco - U.S.
https://pellwall.com/product/green-tea-givco/ - Green Tea Givco - UK and Europe
Other compounds we talk about are Skatole and Theaspirane.
Are you new to perfumery? Check out this link for help: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/393147-Welcome-new-at-DIY-fragrance-members!-Read-this-first
Episode 9 - Ingredient Evaluation with Perfumers Kevin Verspoor and Paul Kiler
In this episode, Christine is joined by independent perfumers Paul Kiler of pkPerfumes and Kevin Verspoor of PERFUMEKEV for an intense evaluation session of ten powerful AMAZING ingredients from www.perfumersupplyhouse.com. Paul is a professional photographer who is also a self-taught perfumer, and Kevin is a master perfumer who has been classically trained and has as a perfumer at IFF, Haarmann & Reimer (Symrise), Fragrance Resources and Drom. Having learned the craft of perfumery in completely different ways, Paul and Kevin bring their own unique and interesting perspective to this evaluation session. Note that a kit of these 10 materials is available if you want to evaluate along with us.
Episode 8 - Mandy Aftel of Aftelier Perfumes
Mandy Aftel is an award-winning perfumer and author, and Christine talks to her about her early career as a therapist, her transition to natural perfumery and her many critically-acclaimed books including her latest book entitled Fragrant, The Secret Life of Scent. Mandy's work has been featured on CNN and in Vogue and Vanity Fair. She was also named one of the top seven bespoke perfumers in the world by Forbes.com.
Episode 7 - Jeb Gleason Allured and Paige Crist of P&F Magazine
In this episode, Christine talks to the Editor in Chief of Perfumer & Flavorist Magazine Jeb Gleason Allured and the Associate Publisher, Paige Crist about how the magazine got started, where they get their content, thoughts about the industry, and their upcoming events Flavorcon and the WPC.