I have got some thing to ask .... if we have only base (essential oil , concentrated perfume) will it smell like the alcoholic version(after getting dried/ set)?
What about Aramis Havana ??? i got the sample(concentrated).
Yeah --- who wants to read all that on topnotes -- they are gone in a flash anyway. They are just a hook to lure a sale (although some are fantastic) --- it's the heart and base notes that matter; that's what you've got to live with.
yeah ..Your emotions could easily be seen in your reiviews. "aweful diamonds, offensive to physical(Lacoste PH) etc".
I see reviews of some writers like articles 2 paragraphs on topnotes only, who got as much time to read till the end.
That's good!. I don't write anywhere else, but I do check other related sites out -- Luckyscent, Scented Salamander, Now smell this, etc. I've been cutting back on the length of my reviews quite a bit though -- I prefer them to be short, to the point and sometimes thought provoking -- there's only so much you can say about the different notes used and it can become quite tedious and prosaic to read.
Pithy (with emotion) is much better.
Oh... everything is back.
Thanks . and Thanks to your seniority at basenotes which has enalbled me to see your message as my inbox has been flushed/ formatted by the web development team of Basenotes.
I dont know why they do these things rather than enhancing the scalability of website ... I would not even open the site of base notes if some seasoned reviewers are not here. Do you write any where else kaern? Fragrantica, Now smell this or what ever...
Yeah -- Karachi must be pretty uncomfortable at the moment. Try layering the fragrance you wear like coats of paint. It will use it up quicker, but what can you do.
Its really very difficult for a fragrance to stay/ sustain especially in hot / humid weather , the dwellers of London cant even imagine the intensity of tempreture here in Karachi.
Nothing works, especially the so called fresh Aqva Pour Homme , Isse miyake,Eau Armani, Cool Water, Acqua Di Gio(i consider it as detergent) blah blah.
I will try Eau de Gaurlian if its available here.
Yes, Baldessarini is a really nice fragrance -- I can't imagine anyone objecting to it really. I am pretty much addicted to fragrances as well, but I really do get a benefit from them -- for instance, yesterday it was pretty hot in London and I was wearing Eau de Guerlain and it just shimmered off of me all day -- really refreshing. Also, if you stay clear of the huge department stores where they are only really interested in selling you something/anything (I'm not blaming them) -- there are some really nice people involved in the industry. The sense of tase and smell is very strong and important in humans so I treat perfumers as creative artists who can bend your mind occasionally.
Thanks. I agree that "tastes in perfumes are very subjective " but am also of the considered opinion that perfume is not a private thing it may, even it does involve so many people arround you. One of my friend has allurgy he cant stay in the premesis where he smells any fragrance but today i wore hugo boss baldessari and he was saying what are u wearing , i want this..... ...
I dont know how but as time passes i am getting addicted of fragrances regardless of any tangible benefit or praise. any way a master is a master and i consider you so. by the way i bought Baldessarini after reading your review.