Originally Posted by Fadi007
[Are] there some notes that are restricted to one level in the three levels of a fragrance?
i mean, for example, can we have musk, patchouli , sandalwood , clove... on top notes?
or can we have lime , lavender , cinnamon , sage... in the base notes ?
or [are] there some notes that are physically impossible to put in top or base ?
Hermès Eau des Merveilles was supposed to have
Updated 12th October 2011 at 01:42 PM by JaimeB
Ok, like much of my perfume interest this goes back to McQueen's Kingdom and my search for a non-discontinued alternative scent to love. Moving on... One of the most popular recommendations on a forum of this topic was Le Labo's Rose 31. So I decided to order myself a tester and while there I got carried away and ordered a few more. Here are my first impressions on the first three I've tried...
Baie Rose 26 - So so pretty, very clear very fresh rose. As in barely opened rose bud.
★★★★★ FAVOR: Mild, low-pitched, green, citric, floral, and resinous scents; old-fashioned chypres.
★★★★☆ GOOD: Acacia, Amber, Angelica, Artemisia (Wormwood), Balsam, Basil, Blackberry, Black Currant (Cassis), Cade, Caramel, Cardamom, Castoreum, Citron, Civet, Clover, Coffee, Coumarin, Cucumber, Datura, Fig, Frangipani, Green Tea, Hazelnut, Immortelle (Everlasting Flower), Iso E Super, Lavender, Leather, Lemon, Linden, Mint, Musk, Myrrh, Oak Moss, Opopanax, Orange Blossom, Pineapple,
ANTHROPOLOGIE: • 5 O’Clock At Belvoir Castle • Silk Road Caravan • Hamarikyu Gardens • 1856 Darjeeling (***) • Cape Of Good Hope • Taverns & The Hague
BOURBON FRENCH: Perfume of Paradise (pretty, pretty), Eau de Pluie
Carre, La Vie Nouvelle, Kus Kus, 525 (better than 4711), La Pluie, Rum Royale (spicey like Pomegranate Noir), Eau de Cologne
BRUNO ACAMPORA: Profumi**
CALYPSO ST BARTH: Le'a (**)
COMME DES GARCONS: Holygrape (**)
DSH: Au Lait, Blood Orange, The
Updated 28th March 2013 at 05:54 PM by Quarry
This post is in response to the following Top Tens post at Persolaise:
The last time I attempted a Top Ten list for perfume was when a Facebook app called something like Fave Five was popular. But then I cheated and created all these different Top 5 lists to cover my grounds: Best Irises, Best Leathers, Best Musks, Best Figs, Best Citruses, etc. Now I decided to tackle it without cheating--no Top 12 or 24 or whatever--just