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Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences

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Address: 1 L'Esperance Road, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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+1 690 22 74 70

Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from 3 perfume creation...

Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from 3 perfume creation experiences, one taking 3 hours (reservation required), one taking 60-90 minutes (the most popular, reservations recommended) and one taking 20 minutes. The hardest part for many is naming their own fragrance. In the two longer experiences, in addition to your own bottle of perfume, you also receive a gift bag of Tijon products valued up to 45 euros. Tijon also offers an on-site boutique with its signature line of 23 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. See our website for more information.

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My husband and I visited tijon in Dec 2014, at the Grand Case in Saint Martin (French side) and did the 1 hour perfume making class. It was amazing. John and Cindy the owners... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 3, 2015
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited tijon in Dec 2014, at the Grand Case in Saint Martin (French side) and did the 1 hour perfume making class. It was amazing. John and Cindy the owners were so helpful, professional and generous. They made us really feel welcomed. They provided all the necessary information on how to create a perfume. We received... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2014

I highly recommend taking a workshop at Tijon during your visit to beautiful St Martin. I personally took the "Mix and Match" class and was thoroughly impressed by the level of professionalism, knowledge, product quality and overall value of the experience. The owners, John and Cyndi, were wonderful from start to finish. You won't regret your decision!

2 Thank Carine R
St. Maarten-St. Martin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've been meaning to do this for a long time and my mother's birthday presented an excellent opportunity to create our signature scents. We took the 101 class (the longer one) and did not see those 3 hours go by. It was a 5 star experience from beginning to end. It's not just for visitors, this local enjoyed it tremendously.... More 

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Irvington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2014

A must do. Everytime I put this scent on, I'm reminded of my all girl trip I took this November. They scent is what triggers the memory...this scent triggers a very happy time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2014

Our cruise ship was coming in on a Saturday, so we booked a private class and it was well worth it. We had a fantastic time in our Perfume 101 class, creating our own perfumes with the help of Marilyn! We got to learn a lot about perfume and scent, and I felt that we got a great value for... More 

1 Thank TamaraOlivia
Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2014

On a company trip with my husband this was one of the excursions we booked. I wasn't too excited about it at first, it was my husband's idea. It was so much fun. Something fun for a group. He was actually the only male there. I made the best perfume. I love it, I wore it all summer. They have... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2014

During my trip to St. Martin, I had the opportunity to create my very own signature perfume and learn a lot about scents at the same time. I took the 3-hr class and had an absolute blast. Marilyn is very knowledgeable and offered great suggestions. I highly recommend this experience.

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Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014

Two friends and I booked the Mix-n-Match fragrance making class in September. I've been looking forward to doing this for so long! Cindy and John were just amazing...so kind, helpful and willing to share their knowledge. I created my own fragrance, and had a matching lotion made up as well. THEN, I found out that I can just take my... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is my second review of Tijon because I could not come to the island without coming to the class. John and Cyndi Berglund have actually improved and refined their customer experience! Please consider what kind of business has 229 reviews, of which 214 are Excellent and the remaining 12 are Very Good! That should say it all. Of the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was by far the most interesting and exciting excursion we have done. The lab is very professional. Marilyn was our instructor and she was GREAT. My wife, sister-in-law and I are very inquisitive and this excursion did not disappoint. We had over 300 different oils/fragrances to work with, the enjoyment of getting to smell and make something was exceptional.... More 

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