DIY Perfume Making Workshop - Short Courses Sydney

DIY Perfume Making Workshop

What you'll learn

Learn how to make your own natural perfumes with our makeup & personal presentation short courses in Sydney!

This perfume making course in Sydney will teach you how to create your own signature perfume blends with essential oils, resins, and absolutes. You’ll have the opportunity to sample and use up to 30 essential oils, or create a tried and tested formula to make your own bath salts, before crafting your way up to Eau de Toilette.

By using the right combination of single oils or blends, you can benefit from aromatherapy without the effects of synthetic fragrances. You’ll feel more energetic and have a clearer frame of mind, increased emotional support, as relieved stress and anxiety.

At the end of the workshop, you will take home four naturally fragrant products: eau de toilette, solid perfume balm, a bag of bath salts, and roll-on perfume oil.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this DIY Perfume Making course, you should be able to:

  • Recall basic knowledge of fragrance structure
  • Recall knowledge about natural ingredients and their health benefits
  • Take home four products made from scratch
  • Know how to make your own perfume and products at home in future
  • Have developed your olfactory memory

Course content

What will be covered in this Perfume Making course?

  • Essentials oil solubility and safety
  • Synthetic vs. natural fragrances
  • The reaction to skin
  • Beginners blending techniques
  • Creating a perfume using the pyramid model
  • Fragrance families - wood, oriental, floral and fresh
  • Mixing and blending rules

Intended audience

Who is this Perfume Making course for?

This course is for beginners, and anyone with an interest in natural fragrances and body products. No prior experience is required.

Course materials

Materials provided

  • All-natural & raw ingredients
  • All packaging
  • Handouts with lots of recipes to try at home.

Please note: If you have a particular natural oil or essential oil you wish to use, please bring it along. Your tutor Sonia will bring a selection of natural fragrances to work with but is aware that there are hundreds and cannot provide for every preference. So if you have a special one please bring it!

What to bring to class

  • A bag to transport your products home
  • Your own lunch. You may bring your lunch and keep it cool in our refrigerator or purchase it close by.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Additional information

Please note the following:

Accessibility: Please note there is no level access to the room for this class. Access is via approximately 20 steps.

Allergy Disclaimer: The tutor provides all products supplied for use in this course. Essential oils can cause skin irritation in some cases. It is advised that sensitive individuals check reactivity by doing a skin patch test first. Essential oils must not be applied to the eyes. Essential oils are not to be applied in concentrated doses unless under the supervision of a trained health professional.

Sydney Community College is an educational organisation dedicated to the provision of quality adult education. Classes are intended to develop skills and knowledge. Classes are not intended as individual therapeutic solutions. In health-related matters, guidance from a suitably qualified health professional is recommended.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

As an Aromatherapist and Herbalist, Sonia is constantly inspired by the potential that nature offers us by way of complex medicinal and aromatic constituents. She has been making skincare since...

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