Christine talks to entrepreneur JK DeLapp, who is an acupuncturist, herbalist, natural perfumer and distiller (ex-model and actor too!).  JK talks about his journey to Chinese medical school, aromatherapy and how he got into botanical perfumery. They also discuss his obsession with Oud (Agarwood) and the many places it is sourced around the world.  


Direct download: JK_Delapp_Podcast_Episode_aug_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

This is an audio from a live broadcast from April 28. Perfumer Paul Kiler (pkPerumes) and I evaluate some new ingredients from

Mysoral Base (synthetic)

Patchouli Oil 65% Patchoulol (natural)

Patchoulol (Patchoulyl Alcohol) (natural)

Clearwood Base (natural)

Bois d’Encens (natural)

Olibanol (natural)

Citronellol ex Citronella Oil (natural isolate)

Oxalide T (synthetic)

L-Muscone (synthetic)

Sauvignone 100 (synthetic)

You can order a kit of these here:


Direct download: PKilerCDaleyMay2016FINAL.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:59pm EDT

Christine chats with UK perfumer Chris Bartlett of Pell Wall Perfumes. Chris sells his own fragrances, fragrance ingredients, he gives workshops, and he offers private consultations on all aspects of perfumery.  Here are some links to the things discussed in this episode. NOTE: CHRIS'S AUDIO STARTS OUT AWFUL BUT GETS BETTER AT 14 MINUTES. - Pell Wall Perfumes The British Society of Perfumers - American Society of Perfumers - Chandler Burr's book about Jean Claude Ellena (perfumer at Hermes) Geosmin US Geosmin- UK and Europe Green Tea Givco - U.S. - Green Tea Givco - UK and Europe Zenolide

Other compounds we talk about are Skatole and Theaspirane.

Are you new to perfumery? Check out this link for help:!-Read-this-first






Direct download: 2015-12-30_13-09-46__Pell_Wall_FINAL.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 11:06pm EDT






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