I posted the following on the new member message board. Just wanted to pass it by you personally, in case you had any advice.
I live in an area were there are a lot of discount perfume stores. Sometimes you will find them in malls. There is one out here in southern California that is as big as a car dealership show room. The prices are about half the cost of your typical department store.
Is it unwise to buy from these stores? And if so, why?
I was hoping for a real review of Mitsouko from you. I'm sorry it doesn't work on your body...but it's not all about YOU.
Seriously, please reconsider and give it one of your always thoughtful reviews.
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HI.I need You. I love Hypnotic Poisin from Dior and i want a smell like that in a man fragrance.Could You tell me what man perfume smalls like hypnotic poisin?Tx.
Hi Foeticus! I appreciate your reviews here and i would like to ask you for helping me with some suggestions! First I would say I am new in “fragrances’ world”, but iīm very interested on it. And for a good start, I want to acquire some “perfume keys”, those perfumes that are irresistibles! So, if you could help me with your knowledge I īll be very happy. Iīll tell you a lillte of my preferences: a like more the woody, spicy(like visit by azzaro, for example) , and plants smells, although I donīt like much citric and fruits or floral smells because I think they arenīt too masculine, but I may change my opinion! I like those with good longevity too… thanks and see ya!
I know exactly what you mean, Thanks!!!
hi, i was wondering if you smelt the new allure called edition blanche, i like it better than the other 3. If u ever come across it i was hoping to read your master thought on it. To me its a beautiful and natural smelling lemon creamy lemon that is, with alot of the original allure. And on my dry skin it lasts more than most winter frags, have a great New Years!!! Martin
Dear Foetidus, i am a new member of Basenotes but been using fragrances for over 30 years. I thought it was all about just enjoying the scents. Then i came across your reviews and was humbled. Credit to whom its due, you are a master and a reference. Thanks for my continuing education.
Thanks for the BPAL reviews...I've been looking at their website and am completely OVERWHELMED with the number of scents, though I have to say their site is a fun read. Your great reviews (always informative) have been very helpful. Thanks again. Lizzie.
Thank you so much Foetidus and so sorry for getting back at you so late but ive been so busy lately. I smelt different roses I found ginger in my supermarket but to find oakmoss nutmag and coriander Im going to have to find a farmers market somewhere. I always go to natural health stores to smell essential oils, my favorite smells are patchouli, sandalwood, lavender,anise, but i like all of them. I smelt gentleman by givenchy and i mostly smell patchouli and cinnamon. I just bought opium ph edt and i love it. not sure i can smell what the notes are. Thank you for everything and keep reviewing.
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