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  1. Verdigris - Green Desires

    Perfumer : Elise Pearlstine of Bellyflowers Perfumes ,Florida

    Notes:

    Top: Fir balsam absolute, green mandarin essential oil, clary sage essential oil, ylang ylang essential oil
    Heart: Lavender absolute, clary sage absolute, violet leaf absolute, opoponax absolute
    Base: Patchouli essential oil, ambergris tincture, labdanum absolute, African Stone tincture, benzoin



    A scent of dark green ...

    Updated 30th June 2010 at 05:04 PM by Mimi Gardenia

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  2. Tallulah B and Tallulah B2- Unidentical Twins

    Perfumer: Jane Cate of A Wing & A Prayer Perfumes

    Tallulah B2 is a fragrance Jane Cate has been working on for many months and it was originally named Aura. This is her 2nd submission for the Mystery Of Musk Project. Jane presents her samples well with artistic packaging and an introductory letter. Janeís first scent was called Tallulah B which I reviewed earlier on .

    Iíve added the notes for the original Talullah B here, for comparison.

    Tallulah B2 ...

    Updated 29th June 2010 at 11:47 PM by Mimi Gardenia

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  3. Drifting Sparks- A Feeling For Light

    Perfumer : Lisa Fong of Artemisia Natural Perfumes

    Notes:

    Top: rose, wood, mastic absolute, beeswax, rose otto , bois de rose, cedarwood

    Heart: rose, orange blossom, jasmine sambac , essential oil of Night Flowering jasmine ( nyctanthes abor-tristis from India-indian name is Parijatak and features in several Hindu myths )

    Base: ambergris, agarwood, angelica root, ambrette seed, blackcurrant absolute, motia (jasmine) attar, sandalwood, siam ...

    Updated 29th June 2010 at 06:41 AM by Mimi Gardenia

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  4. musk eau natural - "Parfum du 18"

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    My Subjective Olfactory View of musk eau natural

    Everybody says "less is more". When I hear it, it almost always rubs me the wrong way. Why? Because it's a very easy thing to say - but in practice, it's very hard to pull off. People don't respect the difficulty of "less".

    Consider the following list. These are the natural ...
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  5. Which fragrance(s) seem to affect your mood the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    I would start by saying what's been said by many: I do not tend to keep or wear a perfume that doesn't have this ability to change my mood in some more or less predictable way.
    I've been trying to devise some sort of "rubric" for putting stars on my samples and bottles of perfume for the wardrobe. When something ranks at 4, this means I am starting to get some of this connection with my mood. When I start getting a connection between the perfume and my mood, that's where usually
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