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  1. What Basenotes is made from

    I can't sleep, but I'm to tired to do anything constructive, so I'm going to post a list of all the things I really couldn't do without -- the software and websites I need to make basenotes with.

    Firstly, my trusty iMac. (this one here - though mine isn't always up to these crazy tricks), without which I'd be pretty stuffed. I also like my eeepc, which is pretty useful for catching up with email (gmail) and my rss feeds (Google reader) when I'm doing my full time dad duties.
    Tech , Behind the Scenes
  2. Re: Which bottle made you into a collector?

    I have been collecting (I now realize in retrospect) for a long time. And along the way, I thought there were markers. There were times before I had ever heard of Basenotes that I realized I had stuff that most people had never heard of. There was the time when I first realized that I had already amassed more bottles than most other Basenoters; until that time I had unconsciously assumed that most people on this board had hundreds of bottles!

    But I think the real indicator came relatively

    Updated 5th October 2008 at 07:53 AM by JaimeB

    Personal Reflections
  3. Unforgivable - My Gateway Drug

    (Original post here.)

    Its a bit scary to realize that at this point Ive only been a fragrance enthusiast for about six months, and my collection has amassed to 34 bottles. And probably that many samples. How it started was simple, I ran out of my usual cologne (Polo Blue) and was looking for something new to try. Being the good boy I am, I got on Amazon and looked at best-sellers and took down a list of the top 20 or so bestsellers and took off to Paducah with list in hand. ...
  4. Travel Retail Review Special: Dior Escale Portofino and Kenzo 7:15 AM in Bali

    by , 20th August 2008 at 03:01 AM (De Fragrante Delectatio)
    I ran into both of these at the duty-free in the Detroit airport, and just had to try them out.

    Escale Portofino One of the update colognes hitting the market of late, EP goes though the standard citrus top/herbal middle routine, before drying down into a soapy-clean musky base. I dont think I observed it closely enough to pick out any individual notes, but I dont think it was really spectacular enough that it matters. If you cant make up your mind on a cologne, you might ...

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


    "The Divatologist Perfume Application Method" Part II

    I don't have a problem with either. Honey, B&BW body spray lasts until I wash it off. You know that stuff doesn't last an hour on most folks. My method works well for me and it may work for you. It's a process now, but it works. Lastly, as if this isn't long enough already, my skin regimen.......

    I shower daily. I use a thick cotton wash cloth. I start off with lukewarm water. I do not take ...

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