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Bespoke Business Candle Scent Formulating Using Essential and Fragrant Oils Workshop in Central London - One to One

Bespoke Business Candle Scent Formulating Using Essential and Fragrant Oils Workshop in Central London - One to One

George Street

Course Length: 3 hours

Price: £365

5 star rating, 5 reviewers.

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Duration 3 hours
This bespoke professional and business workshop, YOU + ME is designed to those wishing to learn (FROM SCRATCH) how to make their own scent compositon that can be used in candles, room sprays, reed diffusers and skincare and aromatherapy businesses. Making scented blends is not only fun but it will make your products stand out from the crowd. If your candle or home scented product has the same scent as other brands (which is very likely particularly if you are using the same suppliers) chances are you will not have a very successful business as there will be not much to differentiate your brand in the Market. I would highly advise all wishing to start a candle making business to understand the importance of scent and how it creates a unique selling proposition - USP. You have probably tried to mix oils yourself but it turns out to be a disaster, simply because if you mix premixed oils chances are you are wasting your own money as they will not change or make you a solid composition that will behave as a perfume in your products.

You will learn:-

Equipment needed to make scents
Importance of scent and what it means to your product advantage
Formulation sheets
Printed notes
Types of scented material to work with - natural vs synthetics - there are over 100 different notes available at my workshop scent library
Step by step process of making a scent
Sourcing of raw material in the UK

In this workshop the scent you make is your own scent formula and no other companies or brands will have it. How unique is that? Come and enjoy learning making fragrance blends for your candle business or home scented products such as reed diffusers and room sprays. If your business is skincare, spa, hotel and aromatherapy this is a great way for your to develop essential oil blends for your product line and your treatments.

What's included in the price?

This workshop is designed for those interested and seriously committed to learning how to professinally make perfume blends for their line of candle business and/or skincare, home scent and aromatherapy businesses. You will be creating blends using natural fragrances and essential oils - raw ingredients in a concentrated form. Please note that we will not be working with PREMIXED basis. You will be making blends yourself under supervision of our perfumer who has an extensive knowledge of scents and scent developments. She has a perfumer nose and an obsession for scents so you are in good hands.

A scent library containig over 100 notes to work with from essential oils to fragrant compounds.
You will learn all about fragrances and how to make your own scent blend from scratch.
You will make your own formula using a technical perfume formula sheet and instructions.
You will take home 2 scent each holding 15ml in amber glass bottles. These will be concentrated blends that you make on the day. If you wish to make more scents and take home no problem as long as you can do them all within 3 hours slot.

You will learn:-

Introduction to perfumery with a specific reference to difference between natural artisan scent making and synthetic blends

How to train your nose

Learn all about base, middle and top notes

Learn characteriscts of fragrant material and what they mean

Introduction into essential oils
Introdoction into fragrance oils
Introduction into highly precious absolute oils

Make your own scents
Suppliers and sources for essential oils in the UK

Supplier and sources for fragrance oils in the UK

Supplier and sources for glass bottles and packaging in the UK

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I attended this course yesterday and felt that I learnt so much from Zagga. She is warm, friendly and incredibly knowledgeable about fragrance and candle making. She made the session fun and relaxing and the 3 hours flew by! I came away with the knowledge to now start my own business and I now know where I was going wrong previously. She cares about what she does and is very passionate about her business. Well worth the trip up to London for the day! Thank you!


Zaga is warm, welcoming and, above all, very knowledgeable in what she does. I'm sure what she has taught me in a relatively short space of time is going to help me avoid alot of the mistakes I probably would have made without her guidance. I am looking forward to putting into practice what I have learnt. Thank you Zaga!


I searched the internet for a few weeks for various candle making courses. I finally came across her workshops and I instantly knew she was the one! I could see that she offered the complete package. I was sure that I would learn so much more working one to one with her, rather than in a class or online. Zaga exceeded my expectations. She is a professional, passionate perfumer and was keen to impart so many tips and tricks of the trade which are impossible to obtain online or in books. She encouraged me to think outside the box and look at creating perfumes for my candles as a form of art rather than just a science. I went to the workshop thinking I knew exactly what I wanted to do - that all changed within 5 minutes of working with her! I am certain that she has saved me a lot of time and money by teaching me correct procedures and what pitfalls to avoid. Thanks Zaga!


This course is great for anyone wanting to learn about Fragrance combining with no knowledge of the field. Zaga was really great to learn from and it was evident she had a passion for fragrance. The course was full of different projects and it was really interesting and exciting when it came to fragrance combining.


Zaga had a professional approach in which you could tell she has a passion for fragrance. She made everything simple to understand and stepped through the stages of determining scents. Scents are very individual and she encouraged this. The application of fragrance to candles was key to this session. This was the unique selling point I wanted to understand. Thank you Zaga for your generous sharing of information.


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