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JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfume Workshops for September in Irvine, CA

August 22nd, 2014 by

"Create Your Own Perfume" workshop

“Fragrant Flights” for Women and Men

The Fragrant Flight is like a wine tasting experiencing and discussing the 100% essential oil and botanical notes. We go from light eau de parfums to heavy eau de parfums. It is 30 minutes and we experience 9 different fragrances.  The class is $50 per person.  A Discovery Kit containing all 9 fragrances in 1 ml sample sizes will be given to each student after the class.  This Discovery Sample Kit will be for feminine fragrances. I also offer classes for men only with masculine fragrances.  The cost of the kit will be more expensive if purchased outside of the class.  1 ml samples are from $5 to $7 each. Larger sizes of the fragrances will be available for purchase at the workshop. Please note we will be using only all natural fragrances and NO CHEAP AND TOXIC SYNTHETIC Fragrance Oils . Please list the date and time of the workshop you want in the comments section.

Fragrance Flight
Price: $50.00            
 
 
“Create Your Own Perfume” workshops for Women and Men

Custom Natural Perfume-Making workshops take guests on an Aromatic Journey learning about the essences and their properties in a perfume.  Top, middle, and base notes are discussed and the basic understanding about creating perfumes with the oils is taught.

You will come away from these highly educational workshops with a better understanding of natural vs. synthetic perfumes as well as a custom-made bottle of perfume. You will name your scent, go home with your own “fragrance formula,” which you can re-order anytime. These perfumes are created with organic jojoba oil base and not alcohol. An organdy bag to hold the perfume is included. Please note we will be using only all natural botanical essences and NO CHEAP AND TOXIC SYNTHETIC Fragrance Oils.

The cost for each workshop is $125 for a 6 ml perfume, 1 hour and 30 minutes class, and 12 choices of essential oils/ and or accords. Please list the date and time of the workshop you want in the comments section.

CreateYourPerfume
Price: $125.00
 

Friday, September 5 or Sept 19:

7 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 8:30 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid,  9 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  Please inquire for an evening class or another day if these days do not work.

Saturday, September 6 or September 20:

3 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 5 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  6 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

Sunday, September 7 or September 21:

1 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

Tuesday, September 23, 1 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid. 4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

I offer Custom Couture Bespoke Parfums and they can be ordered at an event  with a short consultation. I am available for birthday parties, private events, or corporate events please inquire. I do fundraisers and can donate a % of the fee.  I also sell hand blown glass bottles with perfume in special presentations. There will be a few of these available to purchase.

The Irvine Spectrum office location will be emailed to you upon your payment. 

wwwJoAnneBassett.com       Phone 760.309.2571      joanne@joannebassett.com

 


JoAnne Bassett “Fragrant Flight” Workshops for August in Irvine, CA

August 6th, 2014 by

"Create Your Own Perfume" workshop

“Fragrant Flights” for Women and Men

The Fragrant Flight is like a wine tasting experiencing and discussing the 100% essential oil and botanical notes. We go from light eau de parfums to heavy eau de parfums. It is usually 30 to 45 minutes and we experience 9 different fragrances.  The class is $50 per person.  A Discovery Kit containing all 9 fragrances in 1 ml sample sizes will be given to each student after the class.  This Discovery Sample Kit will be for feminine fragrances. I also offer classes for men only with masculine fragrances.  The cost of the kit will be more expensive if purchased outside of the class.  1 ml samples are from $5 to $7 each. Larger sizes of the fragrances will be available for purchase at the workshop. Please note we will be using only all natural fragrances and NO CHEAP SYNTHETIC Fragrance Oils . Please list the date and time of the workshop you want in the comments section.

Fragrance Flight
Price: $50.00  

“Create Your Own Perfume” workshops for Women and Men

Custom Natural Perfume-Making workshops take guests on an Aromatic Journey learning about the essences and their properties in a perfume.  Top, middle, and base notes are discussed and the basic understanding about creating perfumes with the oils is taught.

You will come away from these highly educational workshops with a better understanding of natural vs. synthetic perfumes as well as a custom-made bottle of perfume. You will name your scent, go home with your own “fragrance formula,” which you can re-order anytime. These perfumes are created with organic jojoba oil base and not alcohol. An organdy bag to hold the perfume is included. Please note we will be using only all natural botanical essences and NO CHEAP SYNTHETIC Fragrance Oils.

The cost for each workshop is $125 for a 6 ml perfume, 1 hour and 30 minutes class, and 12 choices of essential oils/ and or accords. Please list the date and time of the workshop you want in the comments section.

CreateYourPerfume
Price: $125.00
 

Evening classes are Friday, August 8, 7 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid,

8:30 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid,  9 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  Please inquire for an evening class or another day if these days do not work.

I offer Custom Couture Bespoke Parfums and they can be ordered at an event  with a short consultation. I am available for birthday parties, private events, or corporate events please inquire. I do fundraisers and can donate a % of the fee.  I also sell hand blown glass bottles with perfume in special presentations. There will be a few of these available to purchase.

Saturday August 9, 1 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

Tuesday, August 19, 1 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid. 4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

Friday, August 22,  7 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid,

8:30 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid,  9 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  Please inquire for an evening class or another day if these days do not work. I am able to also teach these during the week days if there is  enough interest.

Saturday, August 23, 1 pm  Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

I offer Custom Couture Bespoke Parfums and they can be ordered at an event  with a short consultation. I am available for birthday parties, private events, or corporate events please inquire. I do fundraisers and can donate a % of the fee.  I also sell hand blown glass bottles with perfume in special presentations. There will be a few of these available to purchase.

The Irvine Spectrum office location will be emailed to you upon your payment. 

wwwJoAnneBassett.com       Phone 760.309.2571      joanne@joannebassett.com

 


Natural Perfumes on Summer Special!

August 4th, 2014 by

JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfumes range from classic French style perfumes to fun and modern botanical fragrances. There are many fragrances to choose from. Go to the Collections page to view.

Perhaps you would like an eau de parfum to spritz on when you are getting dressed. We have a number of collections to choose from depending on your tastes…classic florals, florientals, modern botanicals, sensuous florals, and incense resins. Every fragrance classification is addressed in our collections. Do you like vintage oils…and fragrances that use the raw materials that were once in the classic dept. store fragrances of yester year? Try the Intimacy from the More Life Collection and the Camille from the French Collection for the classic chypre style fragrance. My perfumes have a French classic feel to them and you will sense you have gone back to the hey day of Paris. Try the Royal and French Collection eau de parfums under the Collections tab.

When you purchase any 1 oz eau de parfum or 1 oz eau de toilette you will receive a 5 ml travel sprayer of eau de parfum of your choice.  A $40.00 value!  Please choose your fragrance from the $40.00 travel sprayers and list it in the comments section at check out.

All Limited Edition Collection  or More Life Collection  1/4 oz perfumes come with a precious 4 inch tall, hand blown, glass bottle including a lovely, clear glass dauber to apply the perfume. Turning the dauber to the right locks the bottle and makes the seal airtight.  The artist uses no molds, making each perfume bottle a unique handmade creation. Each piece is signed and dated and are collectibles.  A gold foil, luxury patterned box holds this precious bottle.

The Limited Edition Collection Bottles

The Limited Edition Collection Bottles


Limited Edition Perfume – 1/4 oz  parfum / hand – blown glass bottle
Please leave your choice of Timeless, Temptress, Enchant, Esoterica, Reflections in the comments section



More Life Perfume – 1/4 oz parfum / hand – blown glass bottle
Please leave your choice of  Ecstasy, Vert, Opulence, Intimacy, Serendipity, Italian Smoke  in the comments section

Regular Price $500.00   Now $400.00   –  20% off  

1/4 oz parfum with hand blown glass bottle

These Summer Specials will end Saturday, August 9 at midnight Pacific time.

JoAnne Bassett Natural Perfume Workshops in Irvine, CA

July 15th, 2014 by

"Create Your Own Perfume" workshop

“Fragrant Flights” for Women and Men

The Fragrant Flight that is like a wine tasting experiencing and discussing the essential oil notes. We go from light eau de parfums to heavy eau de parfums. It is usually 30 to 45 minutes and we experience 9 different fragrances.  The class is $50 per person.  A Discovery Kit containing all 9 fragrances in 1 ml sample sizes will be given to each student after the class.  This Discovery Sample Kit will be for feminine fragrances. I also offer classes for men only with masculine fragrances.  The cost of the kit will be more expensive if purchased outside of the class.  1 ml samples are from $5 to $7 each. Larger sizes of the fragrances will be available for purchase at the workshop. Please list the date and time of the workshop you want in the comments section.

Fragrance Flight
Price: $50.00
 
           

“Create Your Own Perfume” workshops for Women and Men

Custom Natural Perfume-Making workshops take guests on an Aromatic Journey learning about the essences and their properties in a perfume.  Top, middle, and base notes are discussed and the basic understanding about creating perfumes with the oils is taught.

You will come away from these highly educational workshops with a better understanding of natural vs. synthetic perfumes as well as a custom-made bottle of perfume. You will name your scent, go home with your own “fragrance formula,” which you can re-order anytime. These perfumes are created with organic jojoba oil base and not alcohol. An organdy bag to hold the perfume is included.

The cost for each workshop is $125 for a 5 ml perfume, 1 hour and 30 minutes class, and 12 choices of essential oils/ and or accords. Please list the date and time of the workshop you want in the comments section.

CreateYourPerfume
Price: $125.00
 

Evening classes are Friday, September 5,  7 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid,

8:30 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid,  9 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  Please inquire for an evening class or another day if these days do not work.

I offer Custom Couture Bespoke Parfums and they can be ordered at an event  with a short consultation. I am available for birthday parties, private events, or corporate events please inquire. I do fundraisers and can donate a % of the fee.  I also sell hand blown glass bottles with perfume in special presentations. There will be a few of these available to purchase.

Saturday September 6,  1 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

Tuesday, September 16,  1 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid. 4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

Friday, August 22,  7 pm Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid,

8:30 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid,  9 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  Please inquire for an evening class or another day if these days do not work. I am able to also teach these during the week days if there is  enough interest.

Saturday, August 23,  1 pm  Create Your Own Perfume workshop $125.00 prepaid, 3 pm Fragrance Flight for feminine fragrances $50.00 prepaid.  4 pm Fragrance Flight for masculine or unisex fragrances $50.00 prepaid.

I offer Custom Couture Bespoke Parfums and they can be ordered at an event  with a short consultation. I am available for birthday parties, private events, or corporate events please inquire. I do fundraisers and can donate a % of the fee.  I also sell hand blown glass bottles with perfume in special presentations. There will be a few of these available to purchase.

The Irvine Spectrum office location will be emailed to you upon your payment. 

wwwJoAnneBassett.com       Phone 760.309.2571      joanne@joannebassett.com

 


Happy Bastille Day! Natural Perfume from my Royal Collection

July 14th, 2014 by

Bastille day

With a name like JoAnne Bassett it is not hard to imagine that I am a Francophile with French origins in Paris.

In my genealogy are French royalty with kings and queens going all the way back to Charlemagne.

 

Today for my scent of the day I was reaching for Marie Antoinette eau de parfum

MarieAntoinettephoto&bottle

On second thought I felt this was not the day to wear it..Even though she was their Queen she was executed.

I chose the exquisite Madame Pompadour eau de parfum from my Royal Collection

It is an enchanting, costly, parfum with many precious floral notes.

Notes: Fresh Gardenia flower infusion, Neroli, Champa, rare Bulgarian Alba Rose Otto, Vintage Jasmine Sambac, Clementine, Vanilla, Wild Verbena, Vintage Mysore Sandalwood, and others. 39 magnificent natural oils in this precious fragrance

Celebrate with aioli and baguettes…and cleanse your system…pour a good French wine and toast to all things French.  Sante!

 

 


Hot For Summer Discovery Set

June 22nd, 2014 by

Hot for Summer Discovery Set

Put away your heavy scents and bring out your hot weather citrus and floral scents. Light, herbal, fresh, citrus and green are the keys for summer fun. No heavy ouds and floral orientals for those steamy days and nights.
 
Try these summer scents and my 2 new releases in a 10 piece sample pack. It includes 1 ml glass vials of eau de parfums of Amazing, Bliss, Josephine Opulence, Passion and Versailles.  Also 1 ml glass vials of Le Voyage eau de toilette and Reveiller eau de toilette.
 
Also included are my new releases of I Love You eau de parfum and Sybarite eau de parfum. 
 
Please go to Collections to read the descriptions of the natural fragrances.
 
$35.00 Regular Price $56.00
 
10 Hot for Summer sample pack $35.00
 

Happy Fragrant Summer Solstice

June 21st, 2014 by

In Southern California I think of Summer and going to the beach…not that you cannot go to the beach all year here.  Summers at the beach are also times for tourists, friends and family gatherings.  Bring your cooler, umbrella to shade you from the powerful rays of the sun, waterproof sun screen if you want to jump in the ocean, a good book, a blanket, sand chairs, music device of your choice, a frisbee and a smile.

The natural fragrant choices for summer tend to be citrus -y, light, florals, and  have a fresh clean feel.

Here are a few choices from my Collections

From the French Collection  I like Chantelle for those hot, sultry summer evenings. Some of the notes are tuberose, jasmine, white rose, bergamot, vanilla, balsam woods, and others. When the tuberose and jasmine heat up on your skin you will be irresistible!   The soft, white rose will start the dry down with the vanilla and woods..and the powder notes will develop. Heavenly.

I love the Royal Collection with many fabulous exotic florals.  Magie D’ Or is Gold Magic a spicy oriental parfum that has lovely citrus notes to give it lift and sparkle just like fine champagne. Notes: Tuberose, Neroli, Lime, Cinnamon bark, Clementine, Rose de Mai, Cistus, Pink Pepper, Vintage Jasmine absolute, Ylang Ylang, Lavender Seville, Frankincense, Patchouli,  Benzoin, and others.

1 oz bottles

I also love Josephine  with its fresh green scent. The notes are Verbena, lavender vera, litsea, green mandarin,  bergamot, cardamom, star aniseseed, ylang ylang, alba rose otto, galbanum, and others.

JosephinePhoto&Bottleweb

All of my natural perfumes and eau de parfums come in travel sprayers. These are handy to carry in your pocket, purse, backpack, or suitcase.  They have a removable glass vial you can refill.

Travel spray -small

See you at the beach!  Have fun and don’t forget to try some samples to discover your new natural perfume summer favorite!  Individual samples are available in eau de toilettes, eau de parfums, and parfums.

 


Create Your Own Natural Perfume Workshop for Your Corporate Event

June 20th, 2014 by

Create Your Own Natural Perfume Workshop for Your Corporate Event

Luxury Couture Perfumer JoAnne Bassett brings her all-natural fragrances and exquisite fragrance-making talents to luxury hotels and corporate events in Southern California.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Press Release June 20, 2014