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  1. Two new summer fresh perfume formulations

    Quote Originally Posted by jsparla View Post
    I've added two new perfume formulations to my blog, both all about freshness and summer.

    GW: Summer in Paris, fruity trails of freshness
    A fruity male? Yes, a fruity male. This perfume introduces spring and summer in a fresh and fruity way.
    The fruits are there but masked by the violet, vetiver, cashmeran combination which provides the male touch.
    The calone and melonal bends the sweetness towards freshness.

    HA: straight from the shower, wrapped in fresh towels
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  2. Communication

    This may be in a post similar to one buried deep within the site, but I feel like posting it anyway.
    I have worked fragrance nearly 4 years, and had an interest in it going on 10. I have noticed a trend in the way people discuss fragrance. I also notice a lot of posts in the forum such as "I think x smells like y." A lot of times, there is little to no similarity. So thinking on it, I will try to articulate maybe a why.
    When showing fragrance, i always ask what they do or ...
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  3. SOTD Monday, 24 March 2014


    Kumquat's garden
    Profumum-
    Rosae Mundi, EDP

    The memory of a garden, long ago,
    many summers now, the dolls on the porch
    and some strawberry jam.
    Raspberries. Were there raspberries, too?
    Fat and glossy; warming in the sun.

    We played in the sprinklers
    while the robins danced.
    White-hot rays glazed the
    bobbing blossoms on the pink tea roses.
    I can taste it now;
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    Updated 24th March 2014 at 10:19 PM by kumquat

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  4. Doing it!

    As a Basenotes creeper, I often explore the sites little corners and old posts. Sometimes I will even fall into clicking the Random button at the bottom of the page, just to see all the things that are out there.
    I occasionally hit on some mystery fragrances. They have no note trees, no reviews, no picture, no Ebay recommendations. Just nothing. Blank pages in the void.
    I have an idea for this. Time will reveal this idea. Just keep an eye out.

    Skidoosh
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  5. Yacht Man Black

    Updating my Yacht Man reviews, Black is up next.
    This wins the all-time award for the shortest duration and lowest projction of anything I have ever dealt with. I'm not exaggerating when I say that it begins disappearing between the bottle and your skin. In order to achieve any type of lasting scent, I had to apply 4x the amount of a regular fragrance. Even then, the best duration I could accomplish was around 20-30 minutes.
    The scent itself is very pleasant; a soft mix of lily, iris, ...

    Updated 4th April 2014 at 10:32 PM by dreese

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