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  1. I love Mr Hebe!

    He's been working in London today. Having quietly established that he wasn't working near Les Senteurs, I got on with my day.

    Phone call 1: "Guess where I am?"
    Me: (hopefully) "Outside the front door?"
    Mr H: "Sorry, no, but I'm outside Penhaligons and would you like anything?"
    Me: (hopefully): "A sample of Amaranthine please, if they have any".
    Him: "ok, gotta go"

    Phone call 2, 5 minutes later: ...

    Updated 29th October 2009 at 05:25 PM by Hebe

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  2. Antaeus: The Scent and the Legend

    I recently decided it had been far too long since I last wore Antaeus, Chanel's famous release of 1981, the one that put the now famous nose Jacques Polge on the map. Polge succeeded Ernest Beaux (Chanel No. 5, No. 22, Cuir de Russie, Bois des Îles) and Henri Robert (Chanel pour Monsieur, No. 19, Cristalle) as the chief nose for Chanel. Even today, Polge is behind several of the Exclusifs de Chanel, including Beige, Coromandel, No. 18, Bel Respiro, 31 Rue Cambon, and 28 La Pausa. He also created ...

    Updated 4th November 2009 at 07:26 AM by JaimeB

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  3. Comfort

    by , 25th October 2009 at 01:19 AM (My nose is growing)
    My hip’s been hurting for months, so I made myself a comfort spray to use at bedtime. The problem with hip pain (at least mine) is that there’s no comfortable sleep position. I was dreading going to bed at night. So I mixed up a spray bottle with lavender, frankincense, oud, lots of vanilla and vodka for a carrier. It’s not magic – I never expected it would be. It doesn’t put me to sleep or keep me asleep. But it is an interesting smell experience at bedtime, when I spray some on my pillow ...
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  4. Payuda

    Hi Everyone


    I live in Thailand. I am Agarwood Oil Manufacturing. I hope, I could share some experience with all of you.
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  5. A Chat with DelRae Roth of Parfums DelRae

    I was extremely fortunate today to spend a half-hour or more chatting with DelRae Roth, the motive force behind Parfums DelRae. She was spending the afternoon at Barneys, San Francisco, showing and discussing her six meticulously planned and sparklingly sophisticated perfumes, and dropping intriguingly vague hints about another to be introduced in the spring of 2010. The perfect name, she confided, has already been found, but at this point, even that is a tantalizing secret!

    DelRae
    ...

    Updated 18th October 2009 at 11:54 PM by JaimeB

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    Scent Reviews , The Fragrance Industry , The Art of Perfumery



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