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L'ABC du Parfum

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Address: 7 rue Vineuse, 75116 Paris, France
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Workshop in Paris: Create your Own Parfum
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My 13yo daughter and I booked this spontaneously whilst in Paris and were able to do a class the same afternoon. Great afternoon, learnt the basics, able to make 3 samples and... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Joanna M
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

My 13yo daughter and I booked this spontaneously whilst in Paris and were able to do a class the same afternoon. Great afternoon, learnt the basics, able to make 3 samples and then take home a full bottle of customised fragrance. Value for money!

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Terrific afternoon experimenting with a huge palette of fragrances. Marina guided us through the process with expert knowledge, the ambience of her appartment is perfect. Excellent experience and a custom made perfume to take home.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My husband got me a gift certificate for the workshop 4 years ago when we were on vacation and had just started dating. Now we're married and on our honeymoon touring through Europe, and I'd enjoyed the workshop so much the first time that we decided to do the class together - and he loved it! Marina went above and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great instruction. I learned so day I had to take three masterpiece products away. So much fun, and I still wear the cologne I made for me!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our group of 11 friends booked Marina's perfume making class as our "French experience" during a pre-wedding trip to Paris. Marina was very accommodating, creating a time for us on a Paris public holiday. The class was great. We learnt the tips and tricks and then experimented by making 3 scents each. All of this was in Marina's beautiful home... More 

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Overland Park, KS
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

This a very unique experience in Paris. It was so fun! Marina was very kind and helpful. We each created our own signature perfume to take home. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful and unique experience. I took my 17-year-old daughter and we spent the afternoon learning how to make our own perfume. Marina was wonderful. She began with an overview of the different oils and fragrance categories. Then instructed us and how to mix and create our own signature scents. She was more than generous with her time... More 

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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Marina made our girls afternoon a real French experience teaching us how to make our very Paris scents! It was very relaxing as we concocted our own personal perfumes under Marina's guidance listening to french music! A very memorable afternoon!

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Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

Four of us did Marinas class and it was tres fantastique! She explained all the different categories of scents and how to mix them, it was so interesting. We all made 3 three samples then chose our favorite for our large take home bottle. The packaging was very nice as well. I bought an additional large bottle for a great... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

This experience is a must for those interested in compositions of fragrance and tying it into the history of fragrance. You learn the basics then create your own special fragrance. This was a return visit, and a wonderful afternoon. Since it often rains in Paris, it was perfect. Marina the instructor is patient, honest and fun. We've done the creation... More 

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