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  1. Quality of Ingredients - A Lesson Learned

    You've probably heard the line – from nearly every fragrance house. You know the one – how they go to some sort of extreme trouble to secure the "highest quality" of ingredients. After a while, it's easy to become skeptical. Frankly, I got to the point of thinking it was all a lie. When I heard the tired mantra of how Creed & Creed were "working hard" to get the finest of ingredients, I was rolling my eyes – and laughing at the idea of Creed the Younger yachting from ...
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    Opinion , Miscellaneous
  2. Mini Review: Bath & Body Works Coconut Lime Verbena

    It smells like lime and coconut. Very tropical, very summery, very pleasant. The obvious comparator is Creed Virgin Island Water, which is a nearly identical scent but several times more expensive. Though I didn't test them side-by-side, CLV seemed actually to have better longevity than VIW, and there was no apparent, striking difference in the quality of the two scents. I'm very happy that B&BW has opened up shop at White Oaks Mall here in London, because otherwise I don't know when I'd have ...

    Updated 21st April 2009 at 11:40 PM by kopah

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  3. Don't go changing, Plus Que Jamais...

    You may remember me reviewing Guerlain's Plus Que Jamais about two months ago, and raving about its beauty. I was basing my review off a sample I obtained at the Guerlain boutique in Montreal, and to me it really was the embodiment of the best of what Guerlain had to offer - Guerlain, more than ever. But now that I've managed to get a 5ml decant on MUA, something is different. I now see what the authors of the Guide meant when they said it reminded them of Jardins de Bagatelle; this batch of Plus ...

    Updated 21st April 2009 at 11:40 PM by kopah

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    Guerlain
  4. Climber's Delight - Neil Morris Red Sky



    Climber's Delight - Neil Morris Red Sky

    I always believe my nose, but sometimes I just don't believe my brain. You've probably had the same experience. You smell something, and you know damn well what you smell. You just aren't sure if you trust yourself as to what it smells like. I just had that experience with a new scent from Neil Morris. And - to be sure - it was one of the ...
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  5. Curious Rose Quest

    I would like to learn about successful achievements with the use of Rose in fragrances for men.

    Reflections, suggestions, opinions desired.
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