DIY Perfume Making Course

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn how to make natural perfume at home



2 x 2.5 hours Class size 5 to 20     label $299

How it works
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 3-5 business days. We ship nationwide.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the interactive class.

On the search for new and creative indoor activities? Learn how to make your own DIY natural perfume at home with Sonia Washburn!

Over two sessions, learn how to blend and make three products: a perfume oil, a solid perfume and a spray EDT perfume. You'll gain the skills to make your own perfumed products for gifts or even to sell as your own signature scent.

In this jam-packed workshop, we'll help you understand twelve essential oils, how to smell them, the best combinations and basic natural perfume composition. Then you can use this information to create your own perfumes.

At the end of the course, you'll have some newfound skills and a kit of gorgeous essential oils to continue to make dozens of perfumed products for yourself or your loved ones!

Please note: If you have a particular natural oil or essential oil you wish to use, please bring it along.

Allergy Disclaimer: Your teacher 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.

Add-on available for this class
  • Kit B ($110)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
Absolute beginners welcome.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
Kit A (Basic Kit):
  • 12 x oils (5mL bergamot, lavender, Peru balsam, Rose absolute (2mL), Jasmine absolute (1 mL, patchouli, ylang-ylang, clary sage, lime, cedarwood, sweet orange, benzoin) in a wooden storage box
  • 1 x roll-on bottle with a carrier oil
  • 1 x perfume jar
  • 1 x 30ml spray bottle
  • 30ml ethanol,
  • 3 x pipettes
  • Beeswax
  • All-natural and raw ingredients
  • All packaging
  • Handouts with lots of recipes to try at home.

Kit B (add-on):
Extend your range of oils with 12 oils x 5ml (lemon, sweet basil, black pepper, geranium rose, cinnamon/cassia, eucalypt, frankincense, myrrh, nutmeg, vanilla, vetiver, sandalwood) in a wooden storage box.
What you'll need
  • 30ml light, refined vegetable oil such as Jojoba, almond, light olive, sunflower or fractionated coconut
  • Tissues
  • A print out the supplied e-booklet
  • Two small bowls for blending
  • Oven or microwave
  • Small stirring implement ie. toothpick, match, etc.
  • Extra paper for worksheets
Session repeats

This class series runs over 2 consecutive days.

Suitable for

This Box and Live class is great for virtual team building activities at home.

Your teacher
Sonia Washburn

Sonia Washburn

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Sonia loves working with botanical products. As an Aromatherapist and Herbalist, she is constantly inspired by the potential Nature offers us by way of complex medicinal and aromatic constituents. She can use these for healing, wellbeing and beauty. She has been making skincare since 1998 as she was not happy with the chemical additives in products bought off the shelf. Her artisan products have been sold through her aromatherapy clinic along with herbal remedies, teas and elixirs. Today, as a mother of three, she has focused on creating toxin-free, natural perfumes and aromatherapy-based skin oils with a view to providing safer alternatives to commonly used body products. She has created naturally fragranced products for Mucota brand (Korea) and BeMe Fragrances (Australia).

Sonia has now established a natural aromatherapy skincare line and natural perfume range under my name Sonia Washburn Sydney, blending the benefits of essential oils for skincare and aromatherapeutics to enhance wellbeing.




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

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Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.

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Matilda Hillam Oct 2021

66 ClassBento workshops attended • 37 reviews


Sonia and Sydney Community College ran a wonderful two part DIY perfume making course. Sonia is a fabulous teacher is a wealth of knowledge.

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