Denyse Beaulieu is a Paris-based fragrance writer and industry
consultant who established herself as one of the foremost bloggers
in the field with Grain de Musc. She has learned the principles of
perfume composition with the help of some of the profession's most
Her expertise has been acknowledged by at the London College of Fashion where she teaches an intensive "Understanding Fragrance" course and the Societe Francaise des Parfumeurs where she is lecturer. She was born in Canada, where she first started as a writer by covering the punk rock scene for local magazines, and moved to Paris 25 years ago to do her Ph.D. at the Universite Paris VII on the Marquis de Sade.
"Femme fatale Denyse Beaulieu undresses the art of perfumery
with a sensual, scintillating striptease."
Laren Stover, author of THE BOMBSHELL MANUAL OF STYLE
"A uniquely personal-even intimate-story of a love affair with
perfume and with Paris. Chatty, gossipy, and charming, THE PERFUME
LOVER draws aside the veil on the secret world of scent."
Tilar Mazzeo, author of THE WIDOW CLICQUOT AND THE SECRET OF CHANEL NO. 5
"A gorgeous romp through the history of perfume and a personal
exploration of its role in Beaulieu's life as a woman and world
class sensualist ... A thoroughly delectable and passionately
Debra Ollivier, author of the bestseller WHAT FRENCH WOMEN KNOW
"Written with wit and passion, insight and elegance. I read if
first with interest and then again, for pleasure."
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