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Great reviews! Keep them coming!
Clever name! Irony never hurts in our little quest for perfection. Like many others, I greatly admire your reviews. After reading your review and others on Havana, I'm wondering if you've compared the relaunch to the original? If so, any thoughts? I've heard conflicting reports from others, but mostly positive. Unfortunately, relaunch registers as reformulation in my mind. I just haven't had much sniffing pleasure with reforms. Almost always a let down. If anyone's nose knows, its yours. Thanks for your time and consideration.
I totally love your reviews.
Big fan of your reviews. Beyond the well-stated POV, we share similar tastes. Thanks for sharing your insights with the site. Very good work.
Whenever I read a review about a fragrance, I immediately scroll down its reviews to look for yours. My sense of smell is nowhere near as refined as yours, but your take on the fragrance is always spot on with how I'm smelling it. I just wanted to take some time to thank you in helping me get into this hobby. Your reviews make things easier because instead of having to deal with aggressive salespersons at counters, who are pressuring me to buy any fragrance they can sell, I can read your reviews instead. From there I either order a sample online, or go to a shop and ask to smell it. I have such a better sense of direction in this hobby because of you, and you've helped me more than you'll ever know. Hopefully I can develop the nose to be able to review like you one day, but until that day I will be reading your reviews for guidance. Thank you again and take care!
Great review of Nirmala! I'm wearing it - and I agree with every single word you said.
Thank you for the great review of my beloved Catalyst.
Thanks for the quick reply! I guess our skin chemistry must be very different then, because Cinnabar was extremely potent on me (1 spray gave ample projection and 16+ hours longevity) and JHL seemed more reserved-- it smelled sort of like Cinnabar without the orange sherbet and hefty amber but more animalic and calm. Guess I'll have to amp up the dosage or just reapply to get the longevity of a feminine with the reserved qualities of a masculine. Funny how that works...
Thanks a ton!
I was just reading your lovely review of JHL and I was curious-- are you reviewing the relaunch in the aramis gentleman's collection or the older version? Because I don't find JHL to be very long-lived in comparison to most other fragrances of its class (Cinnabar, Opium, Coco, etc.) or even at all, it seems to be 6 hours max on me. Thanks!
I've noticed you're an enthusiast of Giorgio by Giorgio Beverly Hills.
Could you please kindly tell me if the re-launched fragrance is still as strong as it was back in the 1990s when I used to wear it? I recall it would leave a gorgeous trail and I got many compliments on it.
Would you say it works the same today? Is it true that the formula was altered?
I'm also considering an A*Men purchase but something tells me Giorgio holds on for much longer. Let alone, I think its formula is more original than that of A*Men.
I'm curious to read your opinion.
Do pardon my strangled English. I work as a translator but, busy as I've been, I don't get many opportunities to actually TALK to people.
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