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  1. 100 Fragrances Every Frag-Head Guy Should Try, part 8: The Sixties

    For my next installment, itís time for the sixties!

    Menís Classics Ė The Sixties

    24. Vetiver by Guerlain



    Another legend from Guerlain.

    Apparently, vetiver (the plant) was first introduced to Haiti in the 40ís by plantation owners hoping to sell it to European perfume companies. The locals quickly developed a scented ...
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  2. 100 Fragrances Every Frag-Head Guy Should Try, part 7: Drugstore Classics

    Itís installment seven and itís time to get unabashedly masculine, so here are some timeless icons:

    Drugstore Classics


    These old drugstore scents get a bad rap. Sure, for $5.99 a bottle, they canít possibly contain any expensive, top-notch ingredients, but thatís not a fair way to judge them. To put it simply, a menís designer mall release for $60 a bottle doesnít have the budget for top-notch ingredients either, once you factor in advertising and how ...
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  3. 100 Fragrances Every Frag-Head Guy Should Try, part 6: Leather

    Hey everyone! Yesterdayís post was pretty non-specific, but I promise to list specific fragrances from now on. Honestly, I had a sort of a plan how to start this project, but from here on out, things are going to get a little random. For anyone who skipped the first few, please keep in mind that Iím no expert and I hope no one reading this thinks that I actually consider myself any kind of perfume professor - I just smell lots of thingsÖ

    With that, I give you todayís topic: ...
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  4. 100 Fragrances Every Frag-Head Guy Should Try, part 5: Smell Stuff

    So here's installment number five of my silly experiment, and I realize that I started off pretty deep and that there have been some seriously baffling scents in this list so far. I suppose itís a little cruel to start people off with Jicky and Chanel No. 5, so I think itís time to go back to the square one, the very first things I think guys interested in getting to know fragrances should smell.

    I know that some of you who read this will consider this cheating, but it may very ...
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  5. 100 Fragrances Every Frag-Head Guy Should Try, part 4: Other Feminine Classic Must-Try's

    Well, itís day four of my grand experiment, and that brings me to a very short list thatís almost guaranteed to cause controversy:

    Other Feminine Classic Must-Tryís

    To be honest, I could have filled a hundred fragrances with this genre alone, but itís been done before, and much better than I could. If youíre interested, check out Luca Turinís guides or the writings of Roja Dove for more insight than I could possibly give.

    Iím being quite brutal ...
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