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  1. YSL - Kouros

    I tried Kouros. But first you might ask, what or who is a kouros?! Wikipedia helps as always :”The termkouros, meaning (male) youth, a generic term for the standing male figure. As a side note the female counterpart of this word is Kore or Koure .

    Now that we got this out fo the way let me start this report about its unique dirty animal nature. The 80s’ powerhorse like most of the 80s is loud, unapologetically confident and doesn’t care about polarizing its audience. This scents ...
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  2. Where to keep your bottles

    by , 14th February 2013 at 10:14 AM (Possum-Pie's making sense of scents)
    Where and how to store your fragrances is an important topic, one with many myths and superstitions. Here are the facts.
    First, Never store your fragrances in the sunlight. The biggest concern is the break-down of the delicate top notes such as the citrus based notes in a fragrance. Heat and sunlight are the enemy. Storing them in the bathroom may seem like the logical place, but the heat, humidity, and bright lights will damage the top-notes over time. I store mine in the bedroom, ...
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  3. Reviewing inexpensive colognes

    Having been a casual Basenotes viewer over the last 4 years, I noticed a preponderance of praise for the more expensive colognes and a general disdain for inexpensive cologne. This pattern evidences itself often in reviews when the reviewer mentions the price, or offers comment along the line of "not bad for the price, or "not bad for a cheapie". The Creed fragrances are tiresomely mentioned daily in every thread as the best. The overall impression given by this pattern is one of ...
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  4. La Vie Est Belle by Lancome: Review

    Warning: Graphic Review! Please do not read if you are easily grossed out by bodily functions. This is a respectful and sincere review.

    I am not fundamentally against sweet, mass-marketed fragrances. I am a huge fan of Sugar Lychee by Fresh, and though I'm not sure I would ever want to wear it, I am delighted by the crimson raspberry Jello scent of Escada's Cherry In The Air. That said, I still think that if you're gonna do a synthetic gourmand-floral fragrance, you should be mindful ...
  5. Amouage Beloved Man

    Quote Originally Posted by Osi1s View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by benzganesh View Post
    also i believe Beloved MAN is nearer to Interlude man than anything else in the amouage line
    I was pumped for this after the other posters review, reading that above makes me a sad panda.
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