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Update 4/15/16

Two news items. First, the post Ten Tips For Exploring The World Of Perfume on Perfume In Progress was recognized as one of the top submissions in the Perfumed Plume Awards for 2016. I’m grateful to be included in such good company!

Second, Sonoma Scent Studio will take part in the first AIX Scent Fair in Los Angeles May 6-8 (sponsored by The Institute For Art And Olfaction and Luckyscent); we will share a booth with Ellen Covey of Olympic Orchids in the fair. The exhibit will include 40 tables of indie/artisan perfume to explore, so come visit if you can!

Most Recent Fragrance Releases

Our newest scent, Pacific Forest, is a woodsy, earthy, ambery fragrance reminiscent of a forest. It is the 99% natural alternative to the mixed media Forest Walk. Notes are fir balsam, hemlock spruce absolute, clove bud absolute, western red cedar, Virginia cedar, Texas cedar, pine & cedar codistillation, New Caledonia sandalwood absolute, frankincense, labdanum, oakmoss absolute, oakwood CO2, patchouli, earthy notes, natural heliotrope isolate, natural violet ionone isolate, benzoin absolute, cocoa absolute, vanilla.

Our previous new scent, Amber Incense, is a rich blend of amber, fruits, florals, and incense. It is 100% natural and is parfum concentration. The notes are elemi EO, Sichuan pepper CO2, clove bud absolute, rose absolute, jasmine sambac absolute, beeswax, frankincense, cedar, New Caledonia sandalwood absolute, labdanum, oakmoss absolute, oakwood CO2, patchouli, heliotrope isolate, natural apricot isolate blend, natural damascenone isolate, tonka, benzoin absolute, cocoa absolute, and vanilla.

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Recent News:

Our newest release, Pacific Forest is now available! This woodsy amber scent is part of our Naturals Collection.

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