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  1. Couture, Couture

    Couture, Couture is one of the random samples I got shopping yesterday. Today my big plans were going to the grocery store and going to Wal-Mart so I spritzed it on with no idea what I was getting.

    I read several reviews that said something about grape Kool Aid, didn't smell that but did smell the honeysuckle. Lots of honeysuckle. This struck me as one of those perfumes that give people headaches. Washed it off my wrists part way throught the day but can still smell it on my ...
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  2. Guess I need to keep track of what I'm thinking of these fragrances

    I haven't really worn perfume regularly in about 15 years. I used to wear it all the time in high school, back in the late 80s/early 90s and that is when most of what I have dates to. I decided to start wearing perfume again, largely inspired by reading the book Perfumes: The Guide. I've been going through what I have a wearing them, to see what I still like. I did purchase Hypnotic Poison yesterday, as Poison is my all time favorite and I really liked Hypnotic.

    I'm not great ...
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  3. I quit smoking!

    So, I quit smoking about 2 months ago now. I miss smoking, it was fun. Smoking was fun but stinky. I figured, aside from my health, Dear God I will drop 200 bucks on a bottle of EdP and then dust it with stale tobacco smoke. What am I thinking? Interestingly, before I quit smoking I would apparently way over-apply frag and not even know it, I guess from a desensitized sense of smell. Literally I have sprayed 5 sprays of A&F Fierce, Green Irish Tweed and the worst Diesel Only the Brave ...
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  4. My first Basenotes Blog

    As the saying goes: There is a first time for everything. So here is my first Basenotes Blog! The thing I’ll try to do in my blogs here is just write what’s on my mind. About fragrances of course because I don’t want to be banned right! So let’s do this.

    Lately I have been looking for more and more “rare fragrances”. Not all niche since some are from a designer house but just a little hard to get. #1 on my list to get at the moment is Opium EdP by YSL. It’s a fragrance that was launched ...

    Updated 22nd November 2010 at 06:32 PM by Geldachron

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  5. Environmental temperature on fragrances.

    Did you ever think of the temperature may affect or destroy the fragrance you so longingly waiting. For instance, if I am ordering a cologne from Luckyscent, being shipped to Canada.
    It is coming from a temp. of around 25 celsius, and the location in Canada, say in S. Ontario, it is 5 C today, but in some other cities, it is minus 15 C.
    And what about the fragrances being shipping from Europe, say the cargo is being docked for custom clearance or formalities like that. They will be ...
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