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11 Church Street
Sidmouth
Devon
EX10 8LY
Classic
Contemporary
and Historic
Scents

Molinard

In 1849, a chemist called Molinard Jeune perfected the creation of floral waters which he made in his Grasse laboratory and sold from a small shop in the centre of town. His reputation steadily grew and by the turn of the twentieth century, Molinard had grown into one of the town's biggest producers. A new factory was designed for Molinard by Gustave Eiffel, creator of the Eiffel Tower, which is still a part of the museum and showroom complex used by Molinard to this day.

In 1925 Molinard perfected a new process, reducing the genuine wax of flowers to a solid, concentrated form called a concrete. It was the first solid pefume and it could be used directly: a touch behind the ear or the lining of one's coat. The production process is held under patent by Molinard.

There are 2 products in the range for you to explore:
 

Habanita

Habanita Eau de Parfum 75ml Starting life in 1921 as a perfume for cigarettes, Habanita (meaning little Havana) quickly became a perfume in its own right after Molinard adapted the scent into a woman's perfume in 1924. Ninety years on and Habanita still has the power to shock...

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Habanita L'esprit

Habanita L'esprit Eau de Parfum 75ml With this new fragrance, Célia Lerouge-Bénard, fifth generation of the family to head the House of Molinard, puts her name to this, her first perfume, in collaboration with her sister Charlotte.

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