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  1. Popular Women's Perfume Of The 1960's.

    Popular Women's Perfume Of The 1960's from Dior,Lancome,Creed,Guerlain and Hermes.

    Diorling by Christian Dior. Launched in 1963 Diorling was a Chypre perfume. Chypre perfumes fall into the category of perfumes that have an accord consisting of citrus top notes,middle notes centered around cistus labdanum and base notes derived from oak moss and musk. Diorling also had top notes of hyacinth and bergamot middle notes of iris,jasmine,rose and lily-of-rhe-valley. Diorling's dry down consisted ...
  2. Day trip sniffs

    Treated myself to a day out in town, sniffing all the delicious things I could find a card to test on



    Terre d'Hermes - OMFG. Heavyweight. A good reference scent for the sort of dry/spice/wood scent I *don't* enjoy. My scrawled comment on the test card was "!!"

    Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo - not unlike a lighter Terre d'Hermes. Rated a "??" on the test strip. I found it reminiscent of a lighter Terre d'Hermes, with an aquatic note ...
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  3. S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 11 December 2013.

    by , 12th December 2013 at 12:48 AM (Fauve sent quelque chose...)

    Testing:
    I couldn't find my L'Heure Bleu tester to use after Apres L'Ondée faded. I did use some argan oil on my pulse points this morning but it didn't make the fragrance entire last longer, just some elusive bit. I'm really hungry for Apres L'Ondée to last even a bit longer! Something creamy remained a few hours later which is more than usual.
    So then Chance Eau Tendre tonight for a flower burst with ...
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  5. Samples from the amazing Rubegon! Pt. 1

    Let me just preface by saying that I am a beginner and my observations are lacking accuracy in fragrance-vocabulary. My skills at identifying notes are also lacking.

    I am about a month in to my fragrance hobby and I had just completed my first swap on Basenotes. My swap buddy was extremely generous by gifting me a huge selection of hand-picked samples. When he asked what I wanted to try, I told him CB I Hate Perfume Black March and Amouage Jubilation XXV. The guy did some sleuthing ...
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