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Create Your Own Custom Perfume at Tijon in La Jolla

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If you’re looking for a unique way to have a fun night out with the girls, look no further than the Tijon parfumerie in La Jolla. Tijon is a boutique parfumerie that offers the unique opportunity to make your own perfume or cologne. Located in La Jolla, the shop specialize in their own line of handcrafted fragrances. You can stop by to tour the Perfume Lab or find a gift in the boutique, or you can try your hand at creating your perfect custom fragrance.

If you’ve ever been on the hunt for a fragrance that is uniquely “you”, fruity but not too sweet, strong but not overpowering, this is your chance to take the reins and develop your own! Creating your own fragrance at Tijon is perfect for date night, bridal/birthday parties, team-building and corporate events, and it’s also a relaxing way to spend time on your own, individually designing your signature scent.

Tijon Parfumerie & Boutique is headquartered in St. Martin, FWI. It opened in 2007, but its inception began years earlier with a businessman’s dream to leave the corporate chaos behind and live in a tropical paradise. Dijon is now a successful family-run business, highly rated on Tripadvisor and Yelp, and they are dedicated to making your visit a one-of-a-kind experience.

Step into the laboratory and formulate your very own perfume or cologne! No experience is necessary, so don’t be intimidated if you don’t know much about perfume or the process of making it. With assistance from Tijon’s experts, you’ll be mixing beakers of oils and enjoying the process of fragrance production. Once you select your mixture from over 300 oils, you’ll reach the most difficult step, choosing a name. So bring your nose and creative ideas to partake in this rare adventure.

From beginners to the more experienced mixers, everyone will enjoy the opportunity to make something unique. The perfume creation experiences range from a quick guiding session to a more fulfilling experience where you leave with a better understanding of the history of perfume and the art of perfume production.

The two class options are the Mix & Match Class (which lasts around one hour) and the Perfume Class 101 (which is more in depth and lasts 2-3 hours). Students in the Mix and Match class will receive a bottle of your handcrafted fragrance, a Tijon VIP Gift Bag, and a Perfume Workbook. Perfume Class 101 students additionally receive and education on the history of perfume, sense of smell, raw materials and composing your own fragrance.

One of the best parts about creating your own fragrance at Tijon? Once you make your own fragrance, you can reorder it online at anytime. The experience will last long after your first bottle is all used up.

Lauren lives in OB with her French bulldog, Elvis Presley. She loves laughter and the great outdoors. You can contact her at [email protected].


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