Maria Candida Gentile is the only Italian who ever earned the title Maitre Parfumeur and studied at the prestigious Grasse Institute of Perfumery. A resident of Sarzana, Liguria and Grasse, France, she is the nose behind Princess Caroline of Monaco’s personal fragrance. According to Luca Turin, biochemist and preeminent fragrance expert, “Maria’s work is rich, warm, versicolored, joyful compositions that make you smile with pleasure.”
Maria Candida Gentile studied in Grasse, France under the master perfumer Carol Andre. Signora Gentile designs fragrances that are created from the finest raw materials with a high percentage of natural essential oils.