Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances

Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances

Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances

 Profile: My transition from full time skilled magician to full time perfumer felt seamless, and occurred virtually subconsciously.  Such a transition might sound unlikely, contemplating how targeted I’d been on my performing profession for the final twenty-four years, however trying again on it now, I in all probability ought to have anticipated that perfumery would ultimately turn out to be part of my life.

Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances auditioned for America's Got Talent

 Michael Paul auditioned for America’s Obtained Expertise

I used to be eight years outdated, when David Copperfield started performing his magical TV specials. I needed to be identical to him. Plenty of youngsters that age turn out to be keen on magic methods, and ultimately develop out of that section shortly thereafter. But, my obsession with illusions by no means pale.  Definitely, my father performed an enormous function. He was each a pointy entrepreneur and an incredible drummer, and he inspired me consistently to pursue my ardour for efficiency. He all the time emphasised the function of laborious work in inventive success.  From the primary time I carried out a magic trick, he was each my harshest critic, and my largest fan. Ultimately the laborious work paid off; I discovered myself acting on the largest phases and in probably the most prestigious magic venues on the earth.

Picture of Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances Performing

Early on in my performing profession, I acknowledged the affect that perfume may have on my viewers.  In fact, my private perfume could be essential for these instances that I used to be interacting shut up with my audiences, (I wore lots of Prada Amber Homme for its soapy, clear really feel). But I additionally realized that I may use perfume to boost sure magical results.  In a single impact, I’d invite a girl on stage and fold a paper serviette into the form of a rose. Then, she could be requested to think about her favourite flower.

Michael Paul Of Day Three Fragrances

Picture of Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances Performing

After she thinks for a second of her favourite flower, she is requested to odor the paper rose… It now smells just like the flower she is pondering of.  Typically, the odor of her flower would evoke highly effective feelings, and my volunteer could be moved to tears.  Scent had remodeled a cute trick into a bit of true astonishment. I loved working with scent in my exhibits, and ultimately started mixing supplies in my free time, for the enjoyable of it.  Experimenting with, and studying the finer particulars of mixing was stress-free; an ideal passion to get misplaced in when my mind wanted a break from enthusiastic about magic.

Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances

Michael along with his household and pet Pitbull Cleo snuggling

Then, COVID-19 modified all the things. On a Tuesday evening, in all probability a month into being locked down, my daughter Dakota was sitting on the ground in my workplace, possible sensing the stress that was constructing inside me, (immediately unable to work as a performer). She had a fist stuffed with scent strips, freshly dipped within the amber bottles of fragrance formulation that lined my desk. She sat quiet for a second, then smelling one in all her favorites, seemed up and stated “you need to promote these”.  I responded how any cheap grownup would: By giving her an extended listing of explanation why beginning a perfume home is impractical and explaining that it will be subsequent to not possible to compete in such a crowded market.  “Why do it’s a must to compete?” she stated. “I imply, what if somebody actually favored this fragrance and simply needed to purchase a bottle? It’s artwork, not competitors, proper?” And with that suggestion from my teenager, my perfume home, Day Three Fragrances was born.

This Bible verse impressed the title: “And God stated, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, vegetation yielding seed, and fruit bushes bearing fruit during which is their seed, every in response to its sort, on the earth.” And it was so. The earth introduced forth vegetation, vegetation yielding seed in response to their very own sorts, and bushes bearing fruit during which is their seed, every in response to its sort. And God noticed that it was good.” Genesis 1:11-12 ESV

Life is Like a Field of Fragrance 

To say we began from scratch could be an understatement. There was no price range, no advertising and marketing expertise, and no business connections. Only a sleight of hand artist whose solely skilled expertise concerned crafting moments of magic. However as luck would have it, magic and perfumery are, philosophically talking, very related arts. Like magicians, perfumers create particular moments for his or her viewers that trigger them to suppose, really feel, and be moved by the illusions created by a type of (olfactive) sleight of hand. And like magic, fragrance can spark intrigue, or transport the wearer to a special time and place. A great fragrance is actually magical.

Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances and winner of 2023 Art and Olfaction award

 Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances along with his spouse accepting the Aftel award for La Tacita De Cafe on Thursday Could 11, 2023 on the historic Cicada Membership in Los Angeles.

It was solely a few months after Day Three’s preliminary launch that I made a decision to submit a perfume to the 2023 Artwork and Olfaction Awards, our first actual publicity to the fragrance group. That submission, La Tacita De Cafe, would go on to win the coveted Aftel award for handmade perfumes.  On the time of this writing, the Artwork and Olfaction Awards present occurred a couple of week in the past, and it nonetheless hasn’t actually hit me that Day Three Fragrances was awarded such a prestigious honor.

Associates, household, reviewers, and different supporters have been asking, “What’s subsequent for Day Three Fragrances?”  My response is easy. I’m simply going to remain targeted on creating magic.


Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances studio: the place the olfactive magic occurs

On American Perfumery: It actually appears like American perfumery is in an thrilling place proper now, due to the variety of views on the scene.  It’s turning into a mirrored image of this wealthy tapestry of traditions and influences that we have now right here within the states.  Culturally talking, we have now this melting pot, and it’s leading to some actually lovely, daring perfumery.


D.J. Jazzy Jeff through wiki

Favourite American Artist: Choosing a favourite American artist is lots like selecting a favourite meals… I’ve so many favorites that my reply might change from each day, relying on my temper.  However right this moment, my favourite American artist must be DJ Jazzy Jeff. You would possibly know Jeff from his appearances on “The Recent Prince of Bel Air” TV present with Will Smith. He’s an incredible DJ, who has his personal model of blending and mashing up old skool classics.  He’s additionally innovated turntablism and stay remixing in a manner that’s all his personal. In a crowded subject of wonderful American DJ’s, Jazzy Jeff stands out as each traditional and extremely unique.

Michael Paul, Perfumer and Proprietor of Day Three Fragrances (www.DayThreeFragrances.com)

Day Three Fragrances award winning La Tacita De Cafe

Day Three Fragrances La Tacita De Cafe

Due to Michael Paul, we have now a drawing for one 50ml bottle of La Tacita De Cafe, and a 7 perfume discovery set from Day Three Fragrances for one registered consumer in North America and Europe.  To enter, you have to be a registered reader. Please depart a remark with what you discovered fascinating about Michael’s path to perfumery and the place you reside. Drawing closes on 5/28/2023

Day Three Fragrances La Tacita De Cafe Notes: High notes of untamed orange and spices. Coronary heart notes of bayahibe rose, Dominican espresso, caramel and rum.  Base notes of tonka absolute, vanilla, amyris, sandalwood, brown sugar accord and amber.

Michael Paul of Day Three Fragrances is 173rd in our American Perfumer Collection, which formally started with Daybreak Spencer Hurwitz of DSH Perfumes on July 11, 2011.

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