Samantha Taylor

Owner and founder of The Powder Room Beauty and Fragrance Specialist, Australian-born Samantha Taylor is self-confessed perfume obsessed and her passion for beauty has no bounds. It’s a good thing, then, that her professional life is dedicated to all things beauty and sensory related. So much so she is now considered one of Australia’s most knowledgeable fragrance experts.

Samantha has more than twenty years of experience in the beauty industry working with prestige brands, for the past 12 years she has specialised in artisan perfume, undertaking specialist training in London and Paris.

Honing her craft, Samantha spent five years in London working with renowned luxury houses L’Occitane, Miller Harris, Penhaligon’s and Floris, dealing with top-shelf department stores such as Harrods, Selfridges, Liberty, Harvey Nichols, Le Bon Marche, Collette and Saks 5th Avenue.

Samantha returned home to Australia in 2008 and with her favourite international beauty brands still top of mind, she established The Powder Room. The Powder Room is a thriving boutique agency and Samantha spends her time consulting on all things beauty and fragrance, conducting Perfume Master Classes, and creating fragrance and beauty products – not to mention keeping D’Marge readers in the know on all things fragrant.