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Keizersgracht 62



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For Whom?

This Master Class is suitable for anyone who is interested in exploring the world of olfaction and fragrances: designers, artists, perfume-lovers, entrepreneurs to be, olfactory consultants, aspiring perfumer's apprentices, personal beauty advisors, etc...

No prior knowledge about perfumery is required to attend.

Test and Develop your olfactory abilities

Developing your sense of smell is an essential benefit of this program

Uncover the Perfume's Secrets revealed by Fragrance Professionals

Train your nose to recognize and identify the characteristics of iconic fragrances.

Like a Perfumer: Learn how to create a Personalised, Unique Fragrance Composition

The techniques used by fragrance professionals are made accessible and shared during the session.

Professional-level tools & methods are used during the training session

You will learn to use the famous Olfactorium, praised by the press as the essential DIY of fragrances and created by the French Perfumery School Cinquieme Sens; The Olfactorium is a tool used in Paris to train professionals in the field of perfumery.


What will I learn during the Master Class?

Guided by a certified professional, you will enter into the facinating world of perfumers and gather unique insights into their profession.

MORNING SESSION "The Perfumer's Palette":

  • TEST Yourself and Your Nose: Smell test

  • The Power of Fragrances: The link between Olfaction and Emotions

  • How Perfumers learn to Memorize Odours: the Techniques used by Experts

  • Basic Description of the Perfumer’s Organ

  • Train your Nose how to differentiate Perfume Raw Materials: Introduction and examples of natural and synthetic raw materials

AFTERNOON SESSION "The perfume formulation experience" :

  • How are Fragrances composed by Perfumers? Explanation of the Olfactory Pyramid and Fragrance Facets

  • Learn how to Classify Fragrances based on their Olfactory Profile

  • Hands-on-experience: Practical application of notions of top – middle/heart – base notes

  • Use professional-level facets, created by our Perfumers in Paris

  • Make Composition Tests of a Perfume Formula

  • Evaluate your creation: Critical Assessment of Fragrance Composition

The participants receive 1 Workbook.

All trainers are certified and will dedicate you personalised attention during the learning experience: For this reason, places are limited.


Why is this Master Class really special?

During the sessions, you will be taught by a certified instructor the techniques that the experts in the fragrance industry use; you will work with precious and exclusive raw materials that are proposed only in professional training. You will use unique perfume bases that have been created by our perfumers in Paris exclusively for this training.

You will have a first-hand experience of the world of fragrances like a pro: This unique program is organized and delivered by a professional perfumery school, training thousands of experts in the fragrance industry.

Can I join only the morning session (or only the afternoon session)?

Yes, you can register for the morning session only or for the afternoon session only: make sure to select the ticket for the session you are interested in joining. Please be aware that if you attend the morning only, you will miss the perfume formulation experience.

If you wish to join the complete program, please make sure to choose the correposnding option "Full day" as a fee reduction is applied to the Full Day ticket.

Why is the number of participants limited?

We want to ensure that the workshop is a pleasant and valuable learning experience. We limit the number of attendees in order to dedicate personalized attention to the learning process of each and every participant.

Will I go home with a bottle of the perfume I have formulated?

No. The participants who attend the full day will go home with an exclusive gift: a bijou "Les Parfumable", a patented innovation in the perfume application world: You will apply your creation to the bracelet as long-lasting memory of your first experience as apprentice perfumer. You will experience how to compose a fragrance and you will keep the formula you have created.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please. Admittance to the Master Class is strickly reserved to registered participants.

Where is the perfumery school Cinquième Sens Northern Europe located?

The workshops offered by Cinquième Sens Northern Europe are delivered in Amsterdam, in one of the most charming areas of the city (on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 2010). You can enjoy the surroundings: art galleries, jewellery shops, little restaurants and cosy cafeterias are just around the corner. The address is conveniently located 40 minutes from the city airport and 10 minutes walking distance from the Central Train Station.

What is the dress code?

The dress code is Business-Casual

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact us at : info@5sne.com

Participants are kindly requested not to wear perfume or perfumed products (creams, body lotions , etc...) the day of the session.

30 days: Attendees can receive refunds up to 30 days before the event start date.

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