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Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences

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Address: 1 L'Esperance Road, Grand Case 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: +1 059-052-0812
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Description: Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from over 300 oils to create your...
Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from over 300 oils to create your own perfume or cologne. Sounds daunting, but Tijon makes it easy. The hardest part for many is naming their own fragrance. One experience takes 2-3 hours and costs 129€ (1€ = $1 cash). Everyone leaves with their own custom fragrance and a gift bag of Tijon products worth 40€ . The most popular experience takes 60-90 minutes and costs 75€ with everyone leaving with their own fragrance and a gift bag of Tijon products worth 40€. Tijon also offers an on-site boutique with its signature line of 21 French Caribbean fragrances, cosmetics and gifts. Hours are Monday-Friday from 9:30am to 5pm and other times by appointment. NOTE that we offer limited hours in Sept. and Oct.
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I had a wonderful experience at Tijon in March. I took the class that allowed me to create my personal fragrance. Before going I did a little homework and researched the top and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I had a wonderful experience at Tijon in March. I took the class that allowed me to create my personal fragrance. Before going I did a little homework and researched the top and base notes in some of my favorite over-the-counter scents. I would recommend doing this so that ou aren't overwhelmed by the variety available. The owners and staff... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I read about this in USA Today prior to my cruise and promptly emailed an inquiry. John was very prompt with a return email. I scheduled an extended class for 6 of us including a 12 year old. ( she is well behaved). All of us loved the entire experience. After we were done, a couple of the twenty somethings... More 

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Waretown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

went to tijon at st martins for the first time , and made my own perfume, I enjoyed it very much and loved the class and john him self. so enjoyed the perfume that I made and can't wait to show it off. the only thing that I do regret was that I did not take a picture of my... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We met the owner of Tijon, John Berglund, at a Rotary meeting while on the island. I was curious and I love perfume so we visited Tijon. Walking in the door we expected to see the perfume display area, but we were surprised by the wonderful gift shop and the interesting little museum of perfume related items. Both John and... More 

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Newfoundland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My husband and I took this shore excursion with Norwegian gem in March 2015. We found John and Cindy of Tijon to be the perfect hosts! A quaint little shop with a lab where you can create your own scent have it bottled and given your own name. This was the highlight of all excursions! Thanks John for making this... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Highly recommend a make your own scent adventure! So interesting - so much fun. Lots of compliments on our creations. No where else can you make your own signature scent! John and Cindi are terrific hosts and teachers.

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Skaneateles, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have wanted to stop by and visit Tijon for the last several years. What a mistake that we took so long - it was amazing! John and Cindy were both so helpful and we had such a relaxing, enjoyable time.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My partner and I found out about this experience through our travel agent and it was described as something unique. We were on a cruise and decided to embark on a new experience. The co-owners John and Cyndi were extremely helpful and explained the process of making perfumes, as well as provided a reference book that went into the different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Tijon was a great experience from the signature touch of the owners to the gift bag, small class size and attention. This class teaches you the history of perfumes, colognes and essential oil properties which help you to make your own perfume to take home with you. Would definitely recommend!!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My wife and daughter had a great experience making their own perfume. They were able to use an array of oils and essences under the watchful eye and experience of John, the chief chemist and perfume maker, to make their own unique fragrance. The process was a lot of fun. Best of all, the formula for their personal perfume is... More 

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