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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    I'm making up my list of samples to try right now.
    Miranda sounds lovely too, I'll have to do some digging on that one.
    Thanks again!
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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    Satellite's Ipanema does sound lovely.
    I see luckyscent has it but no samples available, bummer!
    Did you sample it first? if so where did you get your sample?
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    Re: Favorite creamy florals?

    ok, so this probably doesn't qualify as a creamy floral but it sort of translates into a creamy/fruity/floral on me. I just got a sample of Tocca Brigitte with my recent purchase and I LOVE it! It's...
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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    I might have to give this one a shot, and check out, Premier Figuier, J Lo Deseo and Carlos Santana.
    I've tried Virgin Island Water, and that unfortunately turned really strangely masculine on me....
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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    sigh, I do have a sample of Monyette Paris...something about that one doesn't work for me either. I'm beginning to wonder if I'm not much of a floral person at all...besides Rose or Tuberose.
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    Re: Grace Kelly- such style

    what a lovely woman, she just glows with grace (no pun intended)
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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    I forgot I do have a half of a sample of SL Datura Noir, tried it again last night...all flower (is it Lily?) and nothing else on me. Not a huge fan unfortunately.
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    Re: Tattoos - The Permanent Mullet?

    Thanks Matt, having my kids' hand prints (shrunken down of course) inked on me felt the most significant while getting it done.
    What does the one on your lower ab say?

    Aromi, boy we've all had...
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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    Lena, I actually do have a couple of samples of Le Maison, I've got Mexique and Tahiti and both have a really strong smokey vanilla scent and not a whole lot else. I like them but was a little...
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    Re: Favorite creamy florals?

    another one that I really like is
    Crazylibellule and the Poppies L'Olfactive 129
    I'm making a list of your suggestions, do you all sample from perfumedcourt.com? I usually do from luckyscent.com...
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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    I've tried Cococabana, not sure what it was that didn't work for me. Maybe the jasmine
    I'll give the Cadjimere a shot, I do like PG. and the Killians,
    Omnia Madera has coconut, but I get more...
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    Re: Favorite creamy florals?

    thank you all for your suggestions
    I'll keep an eye out for heliotrope and tuberose
    jasmine and gardenia are no good on me, sadly
    I like all kinds of blossoms, orange, cherry, apple etc
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    Re: Tattoos - The Permanent Mullet?

    Tattoos are such a personal thing, I think that the art of inking your body with something that is meaningful to you is beautiful. I have 5 (though 4 of them have either been redone or stuff added to...
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    Re: Favorite creamy florals?

    I love those kinds of pleasant surprises Cello

    Chrisna, I tend to not do well with designer fragrances for some reason. Though have never tried Jessica Simpson, I'll have to give that one a try....
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    Re: Coconut anyone?

    oo, almond and coconut. I bet that's lovely. Sadly, fig is not my skin's friend. Sigh.
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    Coconut anyone?

    And wondering what your favorite coconut scents are. I love coconut but have yet to find a perfume that has coconut, that I like. I have Sage Mechado's Coral, which is wearable but I'm not in love...
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    Favorite creamy florals?

    I can't really do a straight up floral, though adore the floral scents if they have a little bit of milkiness/creaminess to them. Any favorites?
    So far, I've liked PG Brulure de Rose...Rose, with...
  18. Re: It surprises me that the Male Discussion forum outnumbers the Female forum...

    ditto Mystic
    :)
  19. Re: It surprises me that the Male Discussion forum outnumbers the Female forum...

    thanks for your input both of you, I agree with you both how women just have a different way of dancing through and around the subject of perfume, and not to say that there aren't men who don't.
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    aw shucks kbe :) thanks!

    btw...check this one out YouTube- TORI AMOS live SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW :) I heart her
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    Don't get me wrong, I think it's wonderful that there are so many men interested one of the best things the world has offered us...delicious perfume! I'll have to pop over to the boys side to check...
  22. It surprises me that the Male Discussion forum outnumbers the Female forum...

    in number of posts, posters etc Not that it's a bad thing, it just surprises me that there are more male perfumistas/os? here than women. Maybe it's a regional thing, but more women around here (MN)...
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    Re: looking for something dark and mysterious

    I'd want to find out whether or not your girlfriend likes dark and mysterious or what kinds of scents she likes. I prefer to sample first before go full throttle on a bottle. I know it'd kill the...
  24. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    My husband doesn't wear cologne often but when he does, he wears Swiss Army by Swiss Army..not sure what it is about that one that just makes me shiver in my britches :p Just looked and it's...
  25. Re: looking for scent for gf: fresh, light, fruity

    I tried both Mimosa and Vocalise and really liked them both. Both have my two thumbs up, Vocalise more so on the full bottle worthiness. Actually Lucky Scent has Vocalise on sale right now for $60...
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    Re: Elegant scents?

    Romea d Ameor Sovereigns of Egypt
    Parfumerie Generale Brulure de Rose
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    Re: Face Care Routine Advice

    If you like doing a mask, but are looking for something a bit more gentle, try a yogurt and turmeric mask. It is fantastic for the skin...yogurt gobbles up the dead skin cells and turmeric brightens...
  28. Re: Scented shampoo/conditioner for colored hair?

    give Whispering Windz Farms Jar Soap/Shampoos a try. They are delightful!
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/whisperingwindzfarm
    The scents are all in the Profile
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    Re: Samples - any too similar?

    what did you think? I too love vanilla scents. I find a lot of Le Maison's to smell similar
    Comptoir Sud Pacifique didn't last at all on me, none of them
    If you like warmer richer scents, I'd...
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    Re: Where to get miniature bottles

    try theperfumedcourt.com
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    Re: Do you spritz before bed?

    absolutely! nothing like the sweet smell of my favorite perfume to lull me into sweet dreams
  32. Re: a great perfume with vanilla and brown sugar base notes.

    Has anyone ever tried CdG Sticky Cake? That's what popped into my mind, though I've never tried it to say if it's any good.
  33. Re: For Men, For Women, Gender Neutral...how to tell?

    If you like the way it wears on you, and you are female, then it's for women too..

    great motto!

    I'll check out the CB thread, I'm intrigued, sounds like some interesting stuff.
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    I definitely see where you're cming from Brent, I think it's all a matter of trial and error...that's what I'm learning anyway ;)
    Speaking of I Hate Perfume, have you ever tried them? I've been...
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    Re: better than a cupcake for comfort, scents

    speaking of cupcakes and comfort scents.....I've been trying to find something that has had as big an impact on me as Botrytis by Ginestet ( I know, everyone here is probably tired of my raving about...
  36. Re: For Men, For Women, Gender Neutral...how to tell?

    I agree that certain scents are more masculine or than feminine and visa versa....I just never thought to try something "from the other side" LOL
    Do you suppose the scents have a different effect on...
  37. For Men, For Women, Gender Neutral...how to tell?

    This may seem like an obvious question but sometimes when I'm reading about the different notes in the perfume, I can't always tell if it's for men or women or if it's a gender neutral scent. Is...
  38. Re: What notes/scents work well with your skin? Which don't?

    What would be some good examples of the overly vanilla scents? I've never been much of a vanilla girl, but have warmed up to it a bit.
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    Very interesting theory on the soap. I might have to give it a try. My Mom makes soaps I should pick some of hers up.
    Chaos, I'm slightly redhead too. i'd never heard of the acidity difference in...
  40. Re: are samples free or do you have to pay a small fee?

    From my experience, free samples are few and far between. I usually buy mine from luckyscent.com and just purchased some from theperfumedcourt.com GL
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    Re: What determines longevity?

    "Also, the form the fragrance comes in has to do with longevity. From weakest to strongest these are a few of the most common terms you'll see. There are others, but these are the most common.

    eau...
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    Re: What determines longevity?

    Great info Sculpture, thank you. Is there a list somewhere of some good heavy scents to look for in a base note? (aside from the vetiver, patchouli, woods ) ?
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    Re: Where are the best places to apply perfume?

    ooo, hair! Never thought of that one. Now, to get fragrance from vial to hair...I'll have to be a bit creative with this one. Thanks!
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    What determines longevity?

    What is it in a fragrance that makes it last longer than it's competitors? I prefer something long lasting, some stick around for the encore...some don't. I'm sure body chemistry has something to do...
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    Re: Where are the best places to apply perfume?

    Thank you all!
    I have to agree, that even though I love to be able to bring my wrist up for a sniff...my kids love to sniff my wrists too, that it washes off easily there. I'll try more chest, neck,...
  46. Re: What notes/scents work well with your skin? Which don't?

    Thanks everyone for sharing.
    Eileen, yep that's me. I'm just trying to get a feel of what others like and can wear. Up until now, everyone my husband included, thought I was nuts when I'd say that...
  47. What notes/scents work well with your skin? Which don't?

    I'm still trying to figure out what I like, what does and does not work for me.
    I think so far, I've concluded that too much Jasmine isn't good for me..or really anything too florally for that...
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    Re: Sweet black tea scents?

    thanks tdi for your input, on scent longevity. I guess there is really just one way to know for sure. I'll have to get out my little notepad and start a list of samples I need to get next :) Man, I...
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    Re: Sweet black tea scents?

    "it's like inhaling the steam from a cup of milky, honeyed black tea"

    Yum! That sounds perfect, exactly what I'm looking for...it doesn't last long though? Bummer. Is it possible for one scent to...
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    Re: Sweet black tea scents?

    oh no! Bubble gum?!! Guess I'll just pick up a pack of bubblicious and save myself a penny if I want to smell like bubble gum LOL

    I'll look at the old threads, thanks for the links. I think Black...
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    Re: Sweet black tea scents?

    Does anyone have a good reference for Bvlgari fragrances? I couldn't get into their site and I like to read about what's in the perfume.

    Ok, sorry. Just checked out theperfumedcourt. I'm not sure...
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    Re: Sweet black tea scents?

    Thank you both, I'll check out Bvlgari, black sounds interesting!
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    Re: Sweet black tea scents?

    Thanks, I don't think I've ever tried smoky before. I'll look into it.
  54. Can anyone tell me anything about Ginestet Sauvignonne?

    I've tried Botrytis and LOVE it. It's a great scent and is quite long lasting on me. I'd like to try something lighter and was wondering about Sauvignonne.
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    Sweet black tea scents?

    I"m not a huge fan of green tea scents, though would be curious to try something with some black tea notes. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  56. Re: Budding Perfumista, intro and why do most mainstream perfumes turn bad on me?

    I just can't get over the abundance of fragrance! I feel like a kid in a candy shop and don't know where to start. I think I will try the sample packs, what a brilliant idea! Thanks for sharing your...
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    Re: Where are the best places to apply perfume?

    Thanks,
    Love board search options, just have to come up with the right key words ;)
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    Where are the best places to apply perfume?

    From a vial, where are the best places on your body to apply perfume for longer lasting scent.
    Wrists? behind the knees? around belly button? inside elbows? neck?, behind earlobes?
    Just curious as...
  59. Re: Budding Perfumista, intro and why do most mainstream perfumes turn bad on me?

    Thanks for the recs fancy (my 4yo was fancy nancy for halloween this last year btw ;)) I'll have to check out the court. I'm leary of buying samples in packs in fear that I won't like them...though I...
  60. Budding Perfumista, intro and why do most mainstream perfumes turn bad on me?

    Hi fellow scent lovers!
    I'm new to this, though have always loved perfume. Sadly, most mainstread/designer perfumes smell horrible on my skin after about 10min. I've discovered niche perfumes and...
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