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Address: 7853 Herschel Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4408
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+1 619-821-8219
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Catering to men, women and children (eight years of age and older), Tijon...

Catering to men, women and children (eight years of age and older), Tijon offers four Fragrance Creation Experiences. Tijon, with locations in St. Martin and La Jolla, is the ONLY fragrance laboratory in the world where one can participate in the creative and fun activity by putting on a lab coat and choosing from over 350 oils in order to design a custom fragrance. It may sound daunting to some, but the fragrance experts at Tijon make it easy! Everyone leaves with his or her own handcrafted fragrance and a Tijon gift bag filled with surprises. Tijon also has a boutique which carries more than 20 signature scents created by our founder, as well as body products, jewelry and unique gift items. Since opening in November 2012, Tijon La Jolla has consistently earned 5 star reviews from customers around the world.

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The scent that speaks to my soul...

I'm all dressed and ready to go. I look good and feel even better. But wait, something's missing. What could it be? Ohhhh yes, it's my own personal perfume that I created... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I'm all dressed and ready to go. I look good and feel even better. But wait, something's missing. What could it be? Ohhhh yes, it's my own personal perfume that I created myself at Tijon, the scent that speaks to my soul. Someone once said that we're not fully dressed until we put on our favorite perfume. For me, the... More 

Thank LRPR1212
La Jolla, California
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking for a new activity together and we were referred by a friend to Tijon which is located in beautiful La Jolla Village. I made an appointment for us to experience the Mix and Match Fragrance Experience. We arrived and were warmly greeted by NAME by Vanessa and Celeste. I always love it when I... More 

Thank Maryann R
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Celeste and Vanessa were very friendly and helpful in guiding me through the perfume making experience. Because I had so much fun in making my own perfume I would definitely recommend this experience if you are ever in La Jolla.

Thank dianecgenova
Milltown, United States
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you are ever in La Jolla you need to check this place out. I wanted to do something different for a change so decided to visit Tijon. I took my sister and my husband and neither were really interested. But that all changed after we began the process of designing our own fragrance. There are so many oils to... More 

Thank Stephen G
Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I had taken the Mix and Match class in St Maarten and looked forward to doing this class again in La Jolla with my Granddaughter. We had so much fun with Celeste and Vanessa. We were lucky enough to have a class for just the two of us. Vanessa seemed to relate to my Mandy and her likes and dislikes... More 

Thank Debbie M
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Took our family of five (age 15 to 55) to Tijon for the Mix and Match Experience and Bobbi, Vanessa, and Celeste were fantastic guides and perfumers. Everyone had a wonderful time and we each created a wonderful scent. I highly recommend this experience if you like scents and want to learn some perfume fundamentals!

1 Thank Chris R
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I went to Tijon last week and had a great experience creating my own scent. The girls (Barbara,Vanessa and Celeste) were so much fun! They really paid attention to what I said I liked and guided me into making a scent that I LOVE!!! I brought the perfume I have been wearing for the last 25 yrs and Celeste looked... More 

Thank Jamie B
Frisco, United States
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was a fun activity where we learned a great deal about the art of perfume making! John helped us quite a bit and was very friendly while explaining the various aspects of this.

1 Thank RickAndLillie
Chappaqua, New York
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is so overdue, so I do apologize! My son and his fiancé gave my husband a "Tijon Experience" for his 50th birthday. The gift included meeting the crew upon arrival and feeling most welcome! We were asked to pick out a gift amongst the gorgeous array of items in the shop. Then we were guided to the "lab" with... More 

Thank Mondial007
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My husband surprised me and took me and my girlfriend to Tijon to create our custom scents. It was such an amazing experience. The entire process was so extremely interesting and the staff was so kind. I would HIGHLY recommend this to anyone who loves perfume :)

Thank Kara K

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