6 Perfume Making Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Perfume Making Business

Perfume making is not only fun but also a lucrative endeavor.

According to a market report, the global perfume market will reach over 440.91 billion in the next few years. The global perfume market is gaining traction owing to the rising trend of personal grooming and the increasing demand for youth-oriented exotic fragrances.

Therefore, starting a perfume-making business in 2024 can be a great business venture.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a perfume making business:

1. Alfred Lane ($228K/year)

Rafael Hernandez, founder of Alfred Lane, came up with the idea for his solid cologne business while traveling and experiencing the hassles of transporting liquid cologne. He noticed a pattern and a problem to be solved, and after researching and experimenting with formulas, he created a line of handcrafted solid colognes for men that are easier to travel with. With initial sales on Shopify and successful placements in local boutiques, Alfred Lane now generates $19k a month in revenue.

How much they make: $228K/year
How much did it cost to start: $2K
Current team size: 1

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How I Started A $19K/Month Personal And Home Fragrances Brand

Founder Rafael Hernandez launched Alfred Lane, a line of handcrafted personal and home fragrances, generating $19k in monthly revenue with 50% attributed to online and wholesale sales, while expanding to 65 stores across 6 countries and expanding to Europe and South America.

About
Rafael started Alfred Lane about 11 years ago
Revenue
Rafael grew the business to $19K/month
Costs
It cost Rafael $2000 to start the business
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Learn more about starting a perfume making business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a perfume making business?
-> Pros and cons of a perfume making business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established perfume making business

Other resources

4. Miller Harris

Miller Harris, London Perfumer, UK Luxury Perfume Shop & Online store

Where they're located: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

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5. CREATING PERFUME

ALCOHOL & OILS: AROMA ACCORDS: FIXATIVE BASES: NATURAL PERFUMING: NEW AROMAS PERFUMERY AROMAS: RAW MATERIALS: Aroma Chemicals Shop By List: SHOP BY AROMA : PERFUME SUPPLIES: KITS & SETS: PERFUME BARS: PERFUME OILS (fragrance Oils) ALL OTHER INFORMATION Understanding Use Percentages:How To Make Your Own Perfume We Have Over 327 Aroma Chemicals To Offer. With More On The Way!

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6. Jo Loves

Jo Loves created by Jo Malone MBE. Shop new fragrances, scented candles, gifts and bath and body products, made in England and designed by Jo.

Where they're located: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

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