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  1. A note of appreciation to The Perfume Shoppe

    Hi Guys,

    I'm the new kid here - hope this is appropriate.

    Just received a 100ml of Montale's Blue Amber from The Perfume Shoppe in Vancouver, B.C. Even if it is almost May, I'm a total freak for Amber and this is, IMO, among the best!

    At the time, I was actually shopping for the best price. TPS not only had a Montale promotion going on, but their level of service turned out to be phenomenal. I asked for three samples (two Andy Tauer's and one of Comme ...
  2. Musk oil perfume ??

    As anyone used (cabot labs The Original Natural Musk Oil Perfume) ?
    i know its marketed for women , just wonder if any guys out there have ever tryed it , and ever had any compliments ?
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  3. Roja Dove Diaghilev: A Review

    Well, it's taken me a couple of days to get around to it, but I think I'm ready to give a review of Diaghilev. I haven't given it a full wearing yet, but I applied a couple of miserly spritzes on three different occasions, and I can say a few things about it now.

    Just to recap the pyramid:

    Top Notes: Bergamot, Amalfi Lemon, Orange Middle Notes: Jasmine, Rose de Mai Base Notes: Vetiver, Orris Root, Patchouli, Oakmoss, Vanilla

    First off, it strikes me
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  4. Belated Updates: Apps, Perfume Project more...

    So much for this being a regular 'behind the scenes blog'! Anyway, here are some updates on various Basenotes Stuff.

    The last few months have been fairly busy, doing niche award stuff for the FiFi's , plus the kids have been sick as well, so that has got in the way of BN. One thing I'm working on at the moment, is clearing a few things out the way, so that at I can concentrate on getting other stuff moving again (such as the CPL fragrance Project, see later).


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    Updated 26th April 2011 at 09:05 PM by Grant

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  5. Secrets Of The Perfumes - Part 3

    Graham's magazine, Volume 48
    Philadelphia, January, 1856.

    SECRETS OF THE PERFUMES.

    We have now found, we think, by this little bit of philosophy, a very interesting and elegant subject of inquiry for our fair readers, and raised the toilet-table to something like the dignity of the library table. A perfume to them will now convey an intellectual as well as a sensuous pleasure; and perhaps they may be now brought to listen to the counsel of Mr. Piesse, and educate ...
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