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  1. Shopping

    After a bit of a hiatus which I had to take to recover from minor surgery, I have started going back to the stores to look for stuff to sniff. Unfortunately, I haven't found much lately that truly inspires me.

    I have bought some pretty innocuous things, even thought they didn't really impress or satisfy me, and I wonder now if this business of searching for new scents and picking up a bottle here and there isn't just an exercise based on force of habit.

    Among some
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  2. I Smell. . . a Dupe

    Again, my web log serves as a confessional. Oh, why do I feel so dirty?

    Three years ago, a benevolent swapper at MakeUpAlley sent me a sample of Must de Cartier parfum, but she also sent me a small vial of "a dupe." I was really busy at the time, and I didn't have a chance to sample either parfum or "dupe." But since getting onto a Must de Cartier EdT kick last week, I rummaged through my piles of samples and found them.

    The dupe wasn't even labeled. ...
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  3. Silver Scent Intense

    I was in the market for cologne that lasted long and projected. Avoiding the popular A*men, I decided to blind buy Silver Scent Intense. I will describe this as a long lasting, projecting cologne that smells like a product cleaner.

    I did not wear this fragrance. I dislike the scent. I hope to get rid of this thing.

    Anyone who wants it may contact me.
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  4. Aiona's Minute Medical Text of Skin Biochemistry

    I had a friend who passed away about 11 years ago. The anniversary of her death will be this August 13th. Her friendship really affected my life in so many ways. I'll always be indebted to her for the advice, wisdom, and jokes that she shared with me.

    I remember we were discussing something once, computer programming, I believe. She explained why something I was doing wasn't working. I vented my frustration, and after a pause, she said, "Ignorance."

    I ...
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  5. The Myth of the Skin Chemistry Myth. Proof 3.

    [B]What swapping implies[/B]

    There can be little doubt that certain synthetic perfumes are simply intolerably gross. But others actually further induce acute psychological and emotional stress in some but not all wearers. That such compositions remain on the market would seem definitively to prove that some people's nerve endings are far more sensitive than others. Although those who deny the relevance—or even reality—of skin chemistry may attempt to mock those who identify chemical ...

    Updated 28th July 2011 at 01:37 AM by sherapop

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