Essence and Alchemy by Mandy Aftel

One of the 3 essential books underlying Sfumato and Castalia. Essence and Alchemy was the first book about natural perfumery our Nose read, and was a huge inspiration to him when entering this world. Beautifully covering everything from perfume history to ingredient descriptions, technical advice and what equipment to buy, this is a one-stop-shop for the budding natural perfumer or perfumista.

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$16.99

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