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  1. The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance Day 19

    Quote Originally Posted by Mythrol View Post
    Day #19: Fragrance- Profumum Roma Santalum
    My Ratings: Scent - 7/10. Overall - 6/10.

    Santalum falls right into what seems to be a very common theme with Sandalwood fragrances. Spice, resin, Sandalwood. I rarely use the term resin when describing a fragrance because, I'm not even sure how to describe it, but after smelling a lot of Sandalwood fragrances that do this same thing I guess at this point I can't help but mention that note here. It opens with like I said: Sandalwood,
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  2. The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance Day 18

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    Day #18: Fragrance - April Aromatics Precious Woods
    Ratings: Scent - 8/10. Overall - 8/10

    Precious Woods smells like a woodworker's shop, and I mean that in the best possible way. I've spent about a year in a woodworker's shop and the immediately upon spraying this that was the exact imagine this fragrance brought to my mind. Some might even say a "pencil sharper" smell but I don't get any graphite in this. This smells exactly like cut, slightly burnt (due to heat
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  3. The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance Day 17

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    Day #17: Fragrance - Diptyque Tam Dao EDP
    My Ratings: Scent - 10/10. Overall - 10/10.

    Guys this one struck play dirt. Cedar plays a big part in this fragrance too, especially during the opening, so just be warned. If you don't like cedar, this is probably a strong pass for you. It opens up with cedar and Sandalwood. I've seen some people say they couldn't smell Sandalwood, or that it was fake Sandalwood, etc; Well I smelled it directly against my Sandalwood essential oils and
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  4. The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance Day 16

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    Day #16: Fragrance - Hermes Santal Massoia
    My Ratings: Scent - 6/10. Overall - 6/10.

    This is Fig. There's a whole lot of notes listed but Fig dominates throughout the life of this. This is not a Sandalwood fragrance. There is a "wood" note noticeable but nothing distinctly Sandalwood here. There's also some florals that hand around but let's not kid ourselves, this is figs and wood. The fragrance itself is a nice Fig scent though I've smelled better ones (Fico di
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  5. The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance Day 15

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    Day #15: Fragrance - Chanel Egoiste
    My Ratings: Scent: 7/10. Overall - 7/10.

    *note: my sample was said to be of the vintage Egoiste, but I cannot verify.*

    In what feels like a developing trend in Sandalwood fragrances this merges sweet notes and Sandalwood. It feels very much in the same genre as GFT Santal, Floris Santal, etc. Had I smelled this in a vacuum I might have rated it higher, however, after having smelled so many that do a similar thing I felt Egoiste
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