Author Archives: Laurie E

About Laurie E

artisan perfumer and owner of Sonoma Scent Studio

More research on the differences in our scent perception

A recent article in Inside Science describes more evidence that people experience scents differently. (Perfume In Progress has followed this research topic for a number of years; you can find a series of posts about it by searching for the #genetics tag on our … Continue reading

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Checking in…

I’m working on mods for two scents that are both close to being done; one is the chocolate gourmand that I’ve mentioned before, and one is the floral that I worked on last summer with orange blossom, mimosa, and jasmine. I’m … Continue reading

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Perfume In Progress is Finalist in 2017 Perfumed Plume Awards

The Perfumed Plume Awards  just announced the 2017 finalists for their fragrance journalism awards, and the Perfume In Progress post What Goes Into Running An Artisan Perfume Business? was named one of the 10 finalists in the digital category. The winners in … Continue reading

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New 4 ml Travel sprays

I wanted to explain a change that I have made to the bottle size options. I have removed the 3 ml and 5 ml and replaced them, at least for now, with 4 ml travel sprays. The new 4 ml … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Wishing everyone a wonderful 2017! I’m very grateful to be part of the fragrance community and hope 2017 treats us well!     I took the photo above from my deck a few days before Christmas. The oak trees are bare … Continue reading

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Lieu de Reves is back

I just put Lieu de Reves back on the Mixed Media Collection page where it can be purchased, and I moved Rose Musc into the Archive for now. I do still have some Rose Musc left that can be purchased from the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays! Hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend with friends and family. My brother and his family will be up to visit with us next weekend for New Year’s. This last week my assistant and I batched Winter Woods … Continue reading

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