During the last week of May, Lab Assistant and Store Manager Caroline travelled to Grasse and the iconic house of Robertet to see how raw materials can be transformed into the scents we know and love.
Raw Rose de Mai
The distillation process underway
Caroline’s diary will give you an insight into the inner workings of France's fragrance town.
Monday 27th May
Visit to Musée International de la Parfumerie learning the traditional methods of material distillation. This was complimented by a of the Robertet factory highlighting modern methods of distilling Iris, Rose de Mai & Mimosa; and a visit to the school with students working to modernise fragrance classics.
Lab materials after distillation
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