Carlos Benaim - Perfumer

Carlos Benaim

Perfumer Carlos Benaim

Carlos Benaim is a master perfumer for IFF. He was born and raised in Tangiers, Morocco where his father worked as a pharmacist with a passion for essential oil extraction. This led to his studies of chemical engineering and eventually the Internation Flavors & Fragrances training program in 1967. Benaim continued working for IFF and became the company's first Master Perfumer in 2013. In 2004 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Perfumers. In 2014 he received the Fragrance Foundations Perfumer of the Year Lifetime Achievement award.


Latest Fragrance Creations

All Perfumes created by Carlos Benaim


A Lab on Fire

Liquidnight - 2012

Antonio Puig

Quorum - 1981

Aramis

Cool Blend - 2010

Avon

Christian Lacroix Nuit - 2011
Christian Lacroix Rouge - 2007

Boucheron

Jaipur Bracelet - 2013

Bvlgari

Jasmin Noir - 2008 (with Sophie Labbe)
Jasmin Noir Eau de Toilette - 2009

Cacharel

Amor Amor Delight - 2010 (with Anne Flipo and Veronique Nyberg)
Promesse - 2005

Calvin Klein

CK IN2U for Her - 2007 (with Loc Dong), Collectables 2009
CK IN2U for Him - 2007, Collectables 2009
Contradiction - 1998 (with Pierre Wargnye)
Eternity for Men - 1990
Eternity Summer for Men - 2005, 2007, 2008 (with Jean Marc Chaillan)
Euphoria - 2005 (with Loc Dong and Dominique Ropion)
Euphoria Blossom - 2006 (with Loc Dong)
Euphoria Crystal Edition - 2008
Euphoria Men - 2006 (with Jean Marc Chaillan and Loc Dong)
Euphoria Men Intense - 2008 (with Loc Dong)
Euphoria Spring Temptation - 2009 (with Loc Dong)

Carolina Herrera

212 VIP Black - 2017
Carolina - 2003 (with Clement Gavarry)
Carolina Herrera - 1988
Carolina Herrera - 2016
Chic for Men - 2003 (with Jean Marc Chaillan and Ann Gottlieb)
Flore - 1994
Herrera Aqua - 2004
Herrera for Men - 1991 (with Rosendo Mateu)

Chloe

Chloe Collection - 2005 (with Clement Gavarry)

Dior

Pure Poison - 2004 (with Dominique Ropion and Olivier Polge)

Christian Lacroix

(See Avon)

Coty

La Voce Renee Fleming - 2008

Diana Vreeland

Devastatingly Chic - 2015
Outrageously Vibrant - 2014, 2016
Vivaciously Bold - 2016
Wildly Attractive - 2017

Diesel

Bad - 2016 (with Anne Flipo)
Only The Brave High - 2017

Dunhill

Century - 2018
Icon - 2015

Edward Bess

Genre - 2016
Le Femme Boheme - 2016
Last Night - 2019
Spanish Veil - 2016

Elizabeth Arden

Provocative Interlude - 2006 (with Loc Dong)
Red Door - 1989 (with Olivier Gillotin)
Red Door 25 Eau de Parfum - 2014
Red Door Aura - 2012

Elizabeth Taylor

Violet Eyes - 2010
White Diamonds - 1991
White Diamons Lustre - 2014
White Diamonds Parfum - 1991

Estee Lauder

Pleasures for Men - 1997 (with Pierre Wargnye and Jean-Claude Delville)


Frederic Malle

Dawn - 2018
Eau de Magnolia - 2014
Music For a While - 2018

Giorgio Armani

Armani Code Cashmere - 2017
Armani Code for Women - 2006 (with Dominique Ropion and Olivier Polge)
Armani Code Mirror Edition - 2008
Emporio Armani White for Him - 2001
My Way - 2020 (with Bruno Jovanovic)

Givenchy

Very Irresistible - 2003 (with Dominique Ropion and Sophie Labbe)
Very Irresistible Eau de Parfum - 2005
Very Irresistible for Men - 2005
Very Irresistible L'Eau en Rose - 2014

Halston

Halston - 1975
Halston Man - 2009
Halston Woman - 2009

Helena Rubinstein

Wanted - 2009 (with Dominique Ropion)

J Del Pozo

Halloween Fleur - 2013 (with Olivier Polge and Nicolas Beaulieu)

Lisa Watier

Neiges - 1993

Liz Claiborne

Mambo for Men - 2001

Loewe

Aire Loco - 2009 (with Yves Cassar)
Loco - 2009
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas - 2007 (with Emilio Valeras)
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas Eau de Toilette - 2007

Maison Martin Margiela

Promenade in the Garden - 2013

Mariah Carey

Luscious Pink - 2008 (with Loc Dong)
Luscious Pink Parfum Deluxe Edition - 2009
M by Mariah Carey - 2007 (with Loc Dong)
M Gold Deluxe Edition - 2008

MojoMagique

Pixie Rose - 2015

Nina Ricci

Premier Jour - 2001 (with Sophie Labbe)

Oscar de la Renta

Live in Love - 2011 (with Jean Marc Chaillan)

Prada

Prada Eau de Parfum (Amber) - 2004 (with Clement Gavarry and Max Gavarry)
Prada Tendre - 2006 (with Clement Gavarry)

Ralph Lauren

Legacy of English Elegance - White Tea - 2016
Polo - 1978
Polo Blue - 2003 (with Christophe Laudamiel)
Polo Blue Eau de Parfum - 2016
Polo Deep Blue - 2020
Polo Modern Reserve - 2008
Polo Supreme Cashmere - 2017
Polo Supreme Oud - 2015
Saffron - 2018
Song of America - Magnolia - 2016
Treasures of Safari - Amber - 2016
Treasures of Safari - Oud - 2016

S-Perfume

Himiko - 2014
Musk S - 2014

Sean John

I Am King - 2008 (with Loc Dong, Jean Marc Chaillan, and Laurent Le Guernec)

Sana Jardin

Berber Blonde - 2017
Celestial Patchouli - 2017
Nubian Musk - 2017
Revolution de la Fleur - 2017
Sandalwood Temple - 2017
Savage Jasmine - 2017
Tiger By Her Side - 2017


Shanghai Tang

Gold Lily - 2014
Jade Dragon - 2014
L'Orient - 2014
Mandarin Tea - 2014
Orchid Blossom - 2014
Oriental Pearl - 2014
Rose Silk - 2014
Spring Jasmine - 2014

Viktor & Rolf

Eau Mega - 2009 (with Olivier Polge)
Flowerbomb - 2005 (with Olivier Polge and Domitille Bertier)
Flowerbomb Christmas Edition - 2010
Flowerbomb Eau de Toilette - 2007
Flowerbomb Extreme - 2006, 2007
Flowerbomb Limited Edition - 2011, 2015
Flowerbomb Pink Crystal Limited Edition - 2016
Flowerbomb Pink Sparkle - 2009
Flowerbomb Swarovski Ribbon Edition - 2013

Yves Saint Laurent

6 place Saint Sulpice - 2017
Caban - 2015
Jumpsuit - 2020
L'Homme Libre - 2011
Libre - 2019 (with Anne Flipo)
Libre Intense - 2020 (with Anne Flipo)
Velours - 2016

Zara

Textures Green - 1999
Textures Lilac - 1999
Textures Pink - 1999
Zara Woman



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