Perfuming With Natural Isolates

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Author: Shelley Waddington, M.A.

This seminal reference book about perfume and natural isolates is written for perfume-lovers, perfume instructors, and natural perfumers of every stage of learning and mastery.

  • Natural perfumers will acquire a complete understanding of natural isolates and their legitimacy as purified natural perfume materials.
  • Clear, practical ideas and experiments for incorporating these new notes into perfume, cosmetic and functional products are included.
  • Perfume-lovers will gain new “insider” knowledge of ingredients and techniques used in composing famous historic and contemporary perfumes.
  • Includes history, origin, safety and storage, how isolates are produced, and where they can be obtained.
  • Beautifully illustrated monographs of several isolates demonstrate their historical and current usage.
  • Natural perfumers and perfume aficionados alike will gain valuable and practical insights from the questions and answers section.
  • Includes glossary where needed, bibliography for further reference and additional reading, and extensive index.
  • Book Description

ISBN: 978-1-105-36629-1 | Publication Date: January 16, 2012 | Edition: First Softcover | 144 Pages

Author Information

Award-winning perfumer and international educator Shelley Waddington is a true underground force in fine fragrance and perfume education. She has been involved in aromatics for the past 15 years. This is her second book.

Waddington holds a Master of Arts degree from Duquesne University, a diploma from the prestigious Galimard Perfumeur in Grasse Cedex, France, and a California Teaching Credential. She has delivered training on various perfume topics, including natural isolates.

She resides in Northern California.

Awards & What People Are Saying:

Best Perfume Book 2012

"A wonderful idea and useful contribution to our profession". – Michel Roudnitska, Master Perfumer, France

"Bravo for her new book Perfuming With Natural Isolates from my friend Shelley Waddington! She is the very talented perfumer at EnVoyage. Perfumes, and I'm excited about her terrific new reference manual. Natural isolates fill a valuable place in the repertoires of natural perfumers, and her book will help you get started in a beautiful & creative way." - Mandy Aftel, Aftelier Perfumes

“Takes natural perfume to the next level. Groundbreaking! - Monica Miller, Perfume Pharmer

"This is an excellent read for perfumers at all levels wishing to learn more about isolate ingredients and their applications. For more novice readers fascinated by perfumery in general, Waddington's approach is both highly accessible and downright inspiring." - Fragrantica Magazine

"Her new reference book 'Perfuming with Natural Isolates' is written in a way that makes it accessible to both the devotees of perfume as a personal pleasure, as well as those who aspire to use the materials professionally." - Lucy Raubertas, Indie Perfumes

“I had the honor of previewing most of the content of this book prior to its publication through the online Natural Perfume Academy, as Shelley's Natural Isolates course was/is one of the course units at the academy. The book, however, takes the coursework a step further and includes a few tidbits not included in class in which I participated. I would recommend this book to anyone studying or working in Natural Botanical Perfumery, regardless of whether or not the choice is made to include natural isolates in your perfume formulation.” - Justine Crane, Natural Perfume Academy

"This resource book is perfect for budding perfumers as Waddington extensively covers Natural Isolates from Botanical Sources and there is a fascinating Q & A, which is very informative as well. This reference book is for the serious student delving into the art of perfumery and is a great addition to ones studies. Given the fact that 'natural' perfumes have expanded greatly, this book comes at perfect timing." - Raphaella Barkley, The Perfume Magazine

"My latest post for Perfume-Smellin' Things is a review of the excellent new book on working with natural isolates by Shelley Waddington of En Voyage Perfumes. Even though I am not a perfumer, I learned a lot from this book, and it was a fun read! The author made a technical topic very accessible for those of us who are not experts in the field, and I recommend it for anyone with an interest in how perfumes are created. - Donna Hathaway, Portland Examiner

“The Rosetta Stone for perfumers and perfume lovers. - CaFleureBon Magazine, Jon Reasinger

"If you have an interest in perfume and perfume making, Perfuming with Natural Isolates will stimulate your interest, enthusiasm, and curiosity. Carefully selected fragrance materials which are 'musts' for a natural perfumer are included in this book, not only with their olfactory profiles, but also with odor strength, substantivity, usage level and source, along with many other useful tips. In some cases a small story accompanies the profile, and several are accompanied by simple demo formulas for the d.i.y. addicts. - Vedat Ozan, Parfumeur/Olfactorialist, Istanbul, Turkey

"This is an excellent read for perfumers at all levels wishing to learn more about isolate ingredients and their applications. For more novice readers fascinated by perfumery in general, Waddington's approach is both highly accessible and downright inspiring." - Marlen Elliot Harrison, The Perfume Critic

"If Shelley Waddington, the perfumer and founder of En Voyage Perfumes is unfamiliar to you, chances are you have not been following the multitude of bloggers and perfumistas around the world who have been touting her evocative perfumes over the past two years"  - Michelyn Camen, CaFleureBon

'"PERFUMING WITH NATURAL ISOLATES is a valuable, attractive, succinct, lovingly and thoughtfully written baedeker which will guide anyone towards the goal of composing sophisticated and fascinating perfumes and scented cosmetics of their own. Its clarity, understandability and lack of pretense will make it a refreshing, accessible read for anyone. Highly recommended."  - David Lincoln Brooks, Perfume Writer

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