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A series of interviews with perfumers, flavorists, scientists, and other flavor & fragrance industry professionals.

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A series of interviews with perfumers, flavorists, scientists, and other flavor & fragrance industry professionals.

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Excellent podcast. Informative without being elitist

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3 Ratings
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Love

By Angie19811 - Apr 29 2018
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Excellent podcast. Informative without being elitist
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wondAROMA

Latest release on Aug 25, 2016

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A series of interviews with perfumers, flavorists, scientists, and other flavor & fragrance industry professionals.

Rank #1: WondAROMA Episode 6 - Dr. Robert Pappas of Essential Oil University

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In this episode, Christine talks to world-renown essential oil expert, Dr. Robert Pappas. Dr Pappas, an analytical chemist with a PhD in Physical Chemisty, is on a mission to educate the general public about the chemistry of essential oils.  He talks about his website ESSENTIAL OIL UNIVERSITY, a 100% free database of essential oil data for hundreds of oils, and other free resources for consumers and professionals alike.

Feb 28 2015

31mins

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Rank #2: WondAROMA- Ep. 3- An Interview with Hugo Bovill of Ajowan.biz

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In this episode, Christine talks to Hugo Bovill, owner of Ajowan Consulting, a network of flavour and fragrance ingredient consultants with expertise in essential oils, aroma chemicals and natural cosmetic raw materials, their sourcing, production, marketing and global sales. Hugo talks about his excursion to Africa a few years ago, and utilizing his 40 years of experience, how he can help new producers enter the flavor, fragrance and cosmetic market.

Oct 30 2014

48mins

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Rank #3: Episode 7 - Jeb Gleason Allured and Paige Crist of P&F Magazine

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In this episode, Christine talks to the Editor in Chief of Perfumer & Flavorist Magazine Jeb Gleason Allured and the Associate Publisher, Paige Crist about how the magazine got started, where they get their content, thoughts about the industry, and their upcoming events Flavorcon and the WPC.

Apr 16 2015

50mins

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Rank #4: WondAROMA Episode 5 - Clayton Ilolahia & Ingredients Evaluation

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In this episode, Christine has a chat with Australian-based perfumer and blogger Clayton Ilolahia, who is also the ‎Learning & Development Facilitator at Sydney Opera House. Clayton's blog whatmenshouldsmelllike.com encompasses his travels and experiences sampling perfumes around the world.  Christine and Clayton also spend some time evaluating 10 fragrance ingredients from perfumersupplyhouse.com including hedione, timbersilk, shangralide, norlimbanol and several others.

Jan 08 2015

51mins

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Rank #5: Episode 4- A Talk with Cyndi Lipka, Certified Flavor Chemist

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Cynthia Lipka is the current President of the Society of Flavor Chemists and she has been a Senior Flavor Chemist for over 20 years starting her career at Hershey Foods and continuing on to Wrigley, Sethness Flavors and Bell Flavors & Fragrances. She currently works at Prinova.
In this episode, Cyndi and I tackle questions such as how she got started in this niche industry over 20 years ago, what a flavor is, what types of ingredients are used, why flavors are necessary and how flavor trends get started.  She also briefly explains how and why flavors are considered safe for human consumption.

Dec 06 2014

33mins

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Episode 12- Natural Perfumer & Distiller JK DeLapp

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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.  

Aug 25 2016

1hr 6mins

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Episode 11 - Ingredient Evaluation with Paul Kiler

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

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: http://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/evaluation-kit-10-in-dpg/

May 21 2016

46mins

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WondAROMA Episode 10- Perfumer Chris Bartlett of Pell Wall Perfumes

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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.

https://pellwall.com/ - Pell Wall Perfumes

http://www.bsp.org.uk/- The British Society of Perfumers

http://www.perfumers.org/ - American Society of Perfumers

http://www.amazon.com/The-Perfect-Scent-Perfume-Industry/dp/0312425775 - Chandler Burr's book about Jean Claude Ellena (perfumer at Hermes)

http://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/geosmin-iff-1-in-dpg/- Geosmin US

https://pellwall.com/product/geosmin-1/- Geosmin- UK and Europe

http://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/green-tea-givco-228-givaudan/- Green Tea Givco - U.S.

https://pellwall.com/product/green-tea-givco/ - Green Tea Givco - UK and Europe

https://pellwall.com/product/zenolide/- Zenolide

Other compounds we talk about are Skatole and Theaspirane.

Are you new to perfumery? Check out this link for help: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/393147-Welcome-new-at-DIY-fragrance-members!-Read-this-first

Jan 05 2016

51mins

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Episode 9 - Ingredient Evaluation with Perfumers Kevin Verspoor and Paul Kiler

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In this episode, Christine is joined by independent perfumers Paul Kiler of pkPerfumes and Kevin Verspoor of PERFUMEKEV for an intense evaluation session of ten powerful AMAZING ingredients from www.perfumersupplyhouse.com.  Paul is a professional photographer who is also a self-taught perfumer, and Kevin is a master perfumer who has been classically trained and has as a perfumer at IFF, Haarmann & Reimer (Symrise), Fragrance Resources and Drom.  Having learned the craft of perfumery in completely different ways, Paul and Kevin bring their own unique and interesting perspective to this evaluation session.  Note that a kit of these 10 materials is available if you want to evaluate along with us.

Aug 15 2015

1hr 13mins

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Episode 8 - Mandy Aftel of Aftelier Perfumes

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Mandy Aftel is an award-winning perfumer and author, and Christine talks to her about her early career as a therapist, her transition to natural perfumery and her many critically-acclaimed books including her latest book entitled Fragrant, The Secret Life of Scent. Mandy's work has been featured on CNN and in Vogue and Vanity Fair. She was also named one of the top seven bespoke perfumers in the world by Forbes.com.

May 11 2015

54mins

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Episode 7 - Jeb Gleason Allured and Paige Crist of P&F Magazine

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In this episode, Christine talks to the Editor in Chief of Perfumer & Flavorist Magazine Jeb Gleason Allured and the Associate Publisher, Paige Crist about how the magazine got started, where they get their content, thoughts about the industry, and their upcoming events Flavorcon and the WPC.

Apr 16 2015

50mins

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WondAROMA Episode 6 - Dr. Robert Pappas of Essential Oil University

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In this episode, Christine talks to world-renown essential oil expert, Dr. Robert Pappas. Dr Pappas, an analytical chemist with a PhD in Physical Chemisty, is on a mission to educate the general public about the chemistry of essential oils.  He talks about his website ESSENTIAL OIL UNIVERSITY, a 100% free database of essential oil data for hundreds of oils, and other free resources for consumers and professionals alike.

Feb 28 2015

31mins

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WondAROMA Episode 5 - Clayton Ilolahia & Ingredients Evaluation

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In this episode, Christine has a chat with Australian-based perfumer and blogger Clayton Ilolahia, who is also the ‎Learning & Development Facilitator at Sydney Opera House. Clayton's blog whatmenshouldsmelllike.com encompasses his travels and experiences sampling perfumes around the world.  Christine and Clayton also spend some time evaluating 10 fragrance ingredients from perfumersupplyhouse.com including hedione, timbersilk, shangralide, norlimbanol and several others.

Jan 08 2015

51mins

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Episode 4- A Talk with Cyndi Lipka, Certified Flavor Chemist

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Cynthia Lipka is the current President of the Society of Flavor Chemists and she has been a Senior Flavor Chemist for over 20 years starting her career at Hershey Foods and continuing on to Wrigley, Sethness Flavors and Bell Flavors & Fragrances. She currently works at Prinova.
In this episode, Cyndi and I tackle questions such as how she got started in this niche industry over 20 years ago, what a flavor is, what types of ingredients are used, why flavors are necessary and how flavor trends get started.  She also briefly explains how and why flavors are considered safe for human consumption.

Dec 06 2014

33mins

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WondAROMA- Ep. 3- An Interview with Hugo Bovill of Ajowan.biz

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In this episode, Christine talks to Hugo Bovill, owner of Ajowan Consulting, a network of flavour and fragrance ingredient consultants with expertise in essential oils, aroma chemicals and natural cosmetic raw materials, their sourcing, production, marketing and global sales. Hugo talks about his excursion to Africa a few years ago, and utilizing his 40 years of experience, how he can help new producers enter the flavor, fragrance and cosmetic market.

Oct 30 2014

48mins

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WondAROMA - Inside the Flavor & Fragrance Industry

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In this episode, Christine talks to Pia Long about her obsession with Jim Henson's muppets, her brief career as a makeup artist, her experience working as a perfumer at LUSH cosmetics, and also the more serious topic of fragrance regulations.  Pia is a gifted and prolific writer in the area of fragrances, cosmetics and culture. A self-proclaimed "nerd," Pia has a blog entitled Volatile Fiction. Pia also writes for Basenotes.net and ODOU Magazine.

Oct 01 2014

56mins

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WondAROMA- Inside the Flavor & Fragrance Industry

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In this first episode, Christine talks to Award-Winning Perfumer Paul Kiler of PkPerfumes. Paul is an independent artisan who has been working his craft since the mid 1990's.  He shares how and why he got into perfumery, and also has some advice for those who want to do the same. Paul is also co-owner of the new online fragrance ingredients boutique, Perfumer Supply House.

Sep 01 2014

33mins

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iTunes Ratings

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By Angie19811 - Apr 29 2018
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Excellent podcast. Informative without being elitist