About the class

This is not your ordinary perfume making class.

Our in-house perfumer, Bernadette, goes beyond teaching how to dilute fragrance oils to make perfumes and colognes.

 

About Bernadette

Bernadette is a Fragrance Specialist certified by The Fragrance Foundation in New York City.

She has likewise undergone perfumery training under British perfumer, Stephen Dowthwaite.

She has worked with various clients in the personal care, retail and hotel / hospitality industry such as HBC, Zen Zest, Aficionado, Giordano, Tomato Clothing,

SM Malls, Ortigas & Co., Red Planet Hotels,  Mercure Hotel, Azalea Residences, Bellevue Hotels Group, Uber, Grab and many more!

 

What happens during the class?

The class starts off with a quick introduction and lecture on what will be tackled.

The class covers a wide spread of information from fragrance history to scent classification, focusing on creating your own blends and some tips in selling scents.

Everyone will get to blend their own scent.

Maximum of 10 participants each session.

Classes run for a minimum of 3 hours and 30 minutes.

 

What kind of skill level do I need to join a class?

ZE-RO.

Whether you’re attending out of curiosity or want to further your knowledge on fragrances, you are more than welcome to join!

Our class is designed to accommodate individuals from varied backgrounds and knowledge levels.

 

How much does it cost to attend a workshop and how do I pay?

Investment – PHP 3,000 per participant

Receive handouts, a starter blending kit, a FREE Perfumery Business Calculator.

Inclusive of snacks and Certificate of Completion.

The starter blending kit contains:

1 liter of perfumer’s / deodorized alcohol

Moisturizer

3 x 30ml Glass Bottles

9 x 5ml Fragrance Oils

There are several options to paying for a class.

  • Pay via over-the-counter bank deposit (BDO / Metrobank)
  • Pay via Paypal / credit card

We require advance to assure your slot in the class as our classes are usually sold out.

 

Where do you conduct classes?

Most classes are conducted in a boardroom style room in the Scout Area in Quezon City.

We sometimes change the venue depending on the number of participants we will be accommodating for the class but it will still be in the Scout area.

If you are from Makati, Alabang and nearby areas and can round up 10 participants, we’ll be more than willing to conduct a class for you.

 

Refund & Cancellations

If you pay the class fee in advance and cancel 5 or more days before class, you may transfer the full amount of your payment towards a future class.

If you cancel less than 5 days before class, you forfeit the full amount paid.

You may send someone in your place or you can opt to receive the handouts and kit via mail (you will shoulder the shipping fee).

 

Can you accommodate pregnant women?

We highly discourage women who are less than 12 weeks pregnant from joining the classes.

We smell potent materials during class and may cause nausea.

We likewise suggest consulting your doctor prior to attending our classes.

 

Are the topics covered in class good for those who want to start their own perfume / home fragrance business?

Of course!

The class is designed to give you the basic knowledge in creating your own scented products and basic fragrance selling skills.

 

Can we invite you to hold a private class?

Of course! Let us know the details.

 

Topics Covered by the Class

Basic Fragrance Knowledge

Proper Smelling

The Fragrance Industry

Olfactory Groups

Fragrance Selling

Making Your Own Fragrance

Fragrance FAQs

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Got more questions? Please email us at learn@bcfragrance.com