[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Custom Cologne Builder” desc=”Start your cologne making experience using our on-line custom cologne builder” bg_image=”3652″ bg_holder=”right” custom_height_vh=”110″ button=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fcustomfragranceco.com%2Fproduct%2Fcreate-custom-cologne%2F|title:Make%20Custom%20Cologne||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Cologne Glossary” title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”55″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Mid Notes” desc=”The ‘heart’ of your scent, these stick around for quite awhile. These notes serve to act as a buffer between the initial impression of your top notes which on their own can be a bit sharp to the trained nose. These heart notes round out your perfume.” text_color=”#ffffff” bg_color=”#0071bb” title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”55″ custom_width=”80″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Base Notes” desc=”Typically when creating a custom cologne I’ll start with a base note. These are the most important and longest lasting note in your scent. They are the heaviest so they take the longest to become noticed, but eventually come out to become the main ‘theme’ of your scent.” bg_color=”#0071bb” title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”55″ custom_width=”80″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Top Notes” desc=”The lightest and most volatile of our natural essential oils, these scents leap out of the bottle and are quite dominant for the first 30 minutes of wear until they fade to become a part of the base and mid notes.” text_color=”#ffffff” bg_color=”#0071bb” title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”55″ custom_width=”80″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Start Fresh!” desc=”Create an entirely new cologne using our on-line fragrance builder above. Made using all natural ingredients, our scents are sure to make you stand out. If you’d like to start with one of our house blends, scroll down for our selection of pre-mixed accords.” bg_image=”3636″ bg_color=”#33cc99″ title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”30″ custom_width=”80″][st_maxshop_story_box style=”story_box” title=”Get a head start with one of our house blends” desc=”For those who want to start their fragrance off within one of the already established styles of perfumery we have a few proprietary blends that can get you started.” bg_color_story_box=”#f7941d” title_color=”#ffffff” desc_color=”#ffffff” custom_height=”210″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Custom Chypre Fragrance” desc=”Add up to six ingredients to our proprietary chypre base to create your own modern twist to a classic” bg_image=”3657″ bg_holder=”left” title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”64″ button=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fcustomfragranceco.com%2Fproduct%2Fcreate-custom-chypre-fragrance%2F|title:Build%20It%20Now!||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Chypre Style” desc=”Although this style has been around for centuries, it was popularized a hundred years ago in 1917 by François Coty with a perfume by the same name ‘chypre’. This fragrance is characterized by it’s warm and woody base contrasted by a crisp and fresh citrus top. The ingredients for a basic chypre are musk, patchouli, oak moss, labdanum, and citrus. Common modifiers that are used with this are rose, sandalwood, rosewood, jasmine, cedar, bergamot, amber, vetiver, and any other citrus. ” bg_color=”#33cc99″ title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”64″ custom_width=”80″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Fougère Style” desc=”Fougére comes from the french word for fern, so it typically evokes green thoughts and is quite crisp with hay like notes. Our recipe consists of a proprietary blend of lavender, oakmoss, hay absolute, tonka, patchouli, vetiver, clary sage, geranium, hemlock, and spruce. Common modifieres that are used with this are amber, pine, fir, ylang-ylang, cedar, musk, and leather.” bg_color=”#33cc99″ title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”64″ custom_width=”80″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Custom Fougère Cologne” desc=”Add up to six ingredients to our proprietary fougère base to create your own cologne” bg_image=”3420″ bg_holder=”right” text_align=”right” title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”64″ button=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fcustomfragranceco.com%2Fproduct%2Fcreate-custom-fougere-cologne%2F|title:Build%20It%20Now!||”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Custom Oriental Fragrance” desc=”Add up to six ingredients to our proprietary oriental base to create your own fragrance” bg_image=”3674″ bg_holder=”right” text_align=”right” title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”64″ button=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fcustomfragranceco.com%2Fproduct%2Fcreate-custom-oriental-fragrance%2F|title:Build%20It%20Now!||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][st_maxshop_story_box title=”Oriental Style” desc=”Our oriental house blend is a combination of amber, vanilla, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, and pepper. We’ve specifically toned down the spice a little bit in this blend to the bare minimum of what would be considered an oriental to give you room to add a little character of your own. With this blend you’re always welcome to add even more of any of it’s components (amber, vanilla, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, and pepper), or take it in any direction you’d like. We’ve had great success with any of the aromatic woods, lavender, citrus, or any of the sensual florals like rose or ylang-ylang.” bg_color=”#33cc99″ title_size=”small” custom_height_vh=”64″ custom_width=”80″][/vc_column][/vc_row]