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Beginners Floral Chypre Formula from Matt

I know this doesn't add up to 1000...
It totals 20 grams (approx)

Top Note
5g Bergamot 100%


4g Jasmine Specialty 20%
2.5g dorinia 10% (or rose otto or absolute - use your own favourite)
1g Bergamot 100%
.6g ylang ylang 100%
.3g jasmine specialty 100%
.3g dorinia 100%

2g Bergamot 100%

1g oakmoss (absolute paste) 100%
2.5g Patchouli 10%
2g vetiver 10%
1g sandalwood givco 100%

.65g vanillin 100%
.5g benzoin clear 100%
.5g tonquitone musk 5%
.3g isoralderine 95 10%
.25g styrax 100%
.25g alpha ionone 10%
.15g velvetone 10%

This perfume is similar to a 1900 - 1915 chypre floral.
This perfume is approximate 35% dilution, which is fair for a mostly natural perfume.

You may want to add more middle notes, and perhaps more orris/iris powder.
Add C-14 peach to it, to get yourself a mitsouko effect. HAVE FUN!!


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Beginners Floral Chypre Formula from Matt


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