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Discovery “What is essential in essences ?”

Discovery “What is essential in essences ?”

Discovery “What is essential in essences ?”

We are truly Honored to welcome Chantal Dufag to the Centre where she will bring you on magical journey of the beauty of the “essence of the essential oils”

This is the first stage of your journey learning about what scents mean, why you are drawn to them and how you can add them into your life.

There will 3 further workshops to follow, please express interest after attendance of the first workshop and all will be revealed.

Olfactory journey of a selection of essential oils

  • Explanation of what an Essential Oil is
  • Key points to understand the difference with other extraction methods
  • Teach people how to smell and “listen” to what they feel
  • Discovery of the subtleness of Essential Oils

The Holistic approach of Essential Oils

  • Understanding Essential Oils are the essence of Nature
  • Explanation of the importance of the sense of smell
  • Guide people to create a bond with essential oils as if they were “human beings”
  • Illustrate my talk with botanics, chemistry, mythology
  • Have 2 people volunteer to create their own perfume
  • From a story to the perfume , follow the whole process


  • Participants acquire valuable and beneficial knowledge
  • Joyfully experiment with essential oils
  • Make use of these essential oils and their subtle properties
  • 2 participants get to create and the remainder get to witness the creation of perfume


One morning, when I was still a product manager for a multinational, my daughter, before I left for Tokyo, said to me: “Mom do you want to put your perfume in my scarf so that I have your smell with me? “. After generously pouring Chanel N ° 5 into this scarf I left to my daughter, I meet in the airplane the smell of Chanel N ° 5 and take all the dimension of the evocative power of odours.

A Little girl raised in Parisian concrete, it is in Martinique that I discovered for the first time the fruity, woody, spicy sweetness of this island with flowers and the richness of perfumes of this nature.
On my return from Tokyo, I decided to give a new turn to my professional life: I trained at the School of Perfume of Versailles (ISIPCA) and completed my knowledge in aromatherapy and phytotherapy at the Ecole Lyonnaise des Plantes Médicinales and the Faculty of Medicine of Bobigny (Paris XIII). I regularly intervene with the Fragonard Fragrance Museum for which I run “Apprentice perfumeur” workshops for an international clientele.
Today, I pass on my knowledge of essential oils in the form of tailor-made workshops: from the use of oils to the creation of a unique perfume, I accompany you on the path of scents.

Investment: €25

Date: 25th of November

Time: 10am – 12pm

Workshop 2: The Perfumer Experience