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    Re: what do you wear when the world turns white?

    So strange, I'm reading this thread and I have to confess I'm reaching lately for iris frags too. I didn't like Hiris when I tested it in the summer and now I own a bottle and 2 back ups. Weird.
    I...
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    Poll: Re: Quick Please Persuade Me!

    It's hard to choose between the two. Both are beautiful. If I have to choose in 2 sec. it will be CdR. If I'm thinking more about my choice, it will be CdR again. As Plural stated, 31 RC becomes too...
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    Re: 5 Frags you can't live without ~

    Mitsouko
    L'heure bleue
    Un bois vanille
    L'ete en douce
    Dzonghka
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    Re: Feminine scents no guy could pull off

    I do. :p Airy, gentle, clean, musky, transparent, summery, very charming, very Giacobetti.
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    Re: Feminine scents no guy could pull off

    Feminine scents no guy could pull off? None.
    Feminine scents difficult to wear by a guy? Maybe 24, Faubourg... Aquolina Pink Sugar[, Boucheron Trouble, Dior Dolce Vita, Cacharel Loulou and Eden,...
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    Re: Sweet and Smokey?

    I absolutely love sweet and smokey fragrances!! And I'll suggest my new discovery: Ambre Fetiche by Annick Goutal. Smokey-incense-amber-vanilla. :cheesy:
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    Re: Favorite small-business perfumers?

    Sonoma Scent and Ava Luxe. I tried recently Femme Jolie by Sonoma Scent and I was very suprised to see that it smells exactly like Silk / Soie by Ava Luxe. Bizarre. :) Looking at the Ava Luxe and...
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    Re: Secret Shame: the teenaged years

    I associate my teenage years with Anais Anais and Eden by Cacharel. Prior to this I wore Orchidee and Pivoine by Yves Rocher, and I had a mini of Calandre by Paco Rabanne (witch I loved, despite my...
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    Re: September 3x3 Blind Sniff

    Three jobs that tell
    of human emotion.
    One seen, one read,
    one worn with devotion.

    It's funny, my 2nd guess was George Sand but is seems to be the 3rd. And I had for the 3rd Halston house. :)
    ...
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    Re: September 3x3 Blind Sniff

    So much fun this blind sniff. Congratulations! :) I like the rhyme clues.
    The players are doing a fantastic job!
    I also pmed my 3 guesses. :)
  11. Thread: Mahora

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    Re: Mahora

    I liked a lot Mahora when I sampled it. Mahora was released in 2000 and Mayotte is its current reincarnation, released in 2006 as part of Guerlain’s Les Parisiennes collection. The reviews about both...
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    Re: Fragrances to try

    Another suggestion for Dzongka - beautiful incense + iris. And the Comme des Garcons incense series - I like Avignon the most. Then Ouarzazate and Kyoto.
    If you like rosewood, I would recommend...
  13. Poll: Re: The Serge Lutens Showdown: Your Favourite Fragrance

    I voted for Douce Amere but I love Iris Silver Mist and Ambre Sultan too.
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    Poll: Re: Vote now! House Synchronization Day ~

    Thank you, ubu! I voted for Lutens. :)
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    Poll: Re: Vote now! House Synchronization Day ~

    Thank you, ubu! I voted for Lutens. :)
  16. Re: Looking for a WINTER signature scent--suggestions?

    Weird, on my skin Tocade is horrid! Gourmand? Not at all. Too dry. It's a sharp patchouli + acrid powder. Awful. On the right skin it might be gorgeous. Not on me.
  17. Re: Looking for a WINTER signature scent--suggestions?

    I recently discovered Parfumerie Generale L'Ombre Fauve. I think it's perfect for winter. I don't like either patchouli on my skin, this one contains patchouli but it's muted on me. You can try it,...
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    Re: Favorite fragranced bath soaps?

    I prefer the bar soaps, too.
    I have extremely dry, sensitive skin. I absolutely love the milk soap from Le Petit Marseillais:
    http://www.beautyplatinium.com/product_p/lrpsa.htm

    And the Nubian...
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    Re: Serge Lutens question (similar houses?)

    If you like the Lutens amber you might like L'Ombre Fauve by Parfumerie Generale (stunning!) or L'air du Dessert Marrocain by Tauer, to a certain extent. If you are looking for cedar similar notes,...
  20. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    OPI Lincoln Park at Midnight
    http://www.comparestoreprices.co.uk/images/op/opi-lincoln-park-at-midnight-by-opi.jpg
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    Re: Fragrantica -- bottles organized by color

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=232110

    You will see on the page all her creations with "Related Links":
    Contest #1: Seeing Red
    Contest #2: Déjà Blue
    Contest #3: The Blue Sky of...
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    Re: Sept. 5 is my birthday.

    Happy Birthday, Tesla! Happy scented memories, and the future may bring you wonderful and meaningful experiences!
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    Re: What "men's" frags will you wear ?

    Knize Ten
    Vetiver by Guerlain
    I'm curious about Lalique's Encre Noir pour homme since I really like the vetiver note.
    (I would like to sample Encre Noire Pour Elle too)
    I will wear a cedar...
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    Re: Most worn in August

    AA Figue-Iris
    Dzongkha
    Figuer Ava Luxe
    Milk Ava Luxe (before bed)
    Silk Ava Luxe
    + a lot of sampling (I discovered that I really like Dzing!, Bois d'Iris, Iris Silver Mist, Ambre Sultan)

    Edit:...
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    Re: The best fragrances for Fall!

    Welcome bibitry! :)
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    Re: Vanilla suggestions for my daughter

    Lea by Lea St Barth
    Un bois vanille by Serge Lutens
    Dior Addict by Christian Dior
    Second: Love's True Bluish Light by Ava Luxe
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    Re: Today I bought ... August 09 purchases...

    I just placed an order from Ava Luxe. She added again on her site Loves True Bluish Light (perfume oil) and I thought I have to have it. :D She had 3 in stock, 2 remaining now.
    It's a blind buy and...
  28. Re: What fragrance note are you addicted to right now ?

    Cedarwood: Ava Luxe Silk
    Fig: Ava Luxe Figuer. I tested Phylosikos and Premier Figuier and I found Ava Luxe's Figuer better :)
    Incense: Dzongkha
    Bitter sweet narcotic absinthe: Douce Amere
  29. Re: Suggestions in finding "Sweet Sugary" Fragrances?

    Another suggestion for Milk by Ava Luxe.
    I'll add:
    Montale Red Aoud - foody, vanillic, sweet.
    Montale Velvet Aoud - gourmand lusciousness.
    Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille - gorgeous vanilla.
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    Poll: Re: ... Best Rose for A Man ...

    Other - my vote goes for Czech & Speake Dark Rose.
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    Re: Belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY 2 TWOLF!!

    Happy belated birthday, Twolf! :birthdays: :birthdays: :birthdays:

    PS - My father's b-day is June 18th too :)
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    Re: YvesSaintLaurent Nu

    Another vote for "get it" :) It's gorgeous. The only sandalwood I can wear and I love it. Usually sandalwood (and aoud too) turns very dry and powdery on my skin, not creamy at all. I get some...
  33. Re: Hey Ladies & Gents!! I Need Your Feedback On My Perfume Application Method...

    Hi Diva - I read your Perfume Application Method some time ago and I found it very interesting. But unfortunately I can't apply it. My skin is very light and very sensitive. If you press my arm you...
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    Re: Today I bought ... August 09 purchases...

    Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Figue-Iris 125 ml.
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    Re: Why not Ylang-Ylang?

    From Fragrantica.com:

    Amarige Ylang-Ylang de Mayotte 2006 by Givenchy

    "Givenchy presents a limited edition of Amarige with the natural essence of ylang-ylang from the island of Comores (or...
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    Re: Mark Buxton's Line now at LuckyScent

    Wood & Absinth sounds very good to me.
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    Re: Exploring leather & incense frags...

    Leather:
    Knize Ten (floral vanillic leather) - Top: Petitgrain, Orange, Rosemary, Bergamot, Lemon. Heart: Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Geranium, Iris, Rose, Carnation, Cinnamon. Base: Leather, Ambergris,...
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    Re: Pino Silvestre and Lino Vidal

    I love Pino Silvestre and I can't add more to the subject than perfaddict. Only the notes (according to scentdirect.com):

    Top: Basil oil, Bergamot oil, Juniperberry, Lavender, Lemon,
    Middle:...
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    Re: Winners Announced! Contest #10, White Magic

    Congratulations Kess! :beer:
    And congratulations to all winners! :bounce:
  40. Re: Guerlain Vetiver for a teen . What do you think ?

    Another Romanian on bn! Welcome! (Bine ai venit!) :)
    I like Vetiver by Guerlain very much and I don't associate it with a certain group age. It's green, clean but not in aldehydic way, invigorating,...
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    Re: Chanel Coco & civet?

    I retested Coco a few months ago and first thing that came into my mind (and nose) was - CIVET! Like a radar, my nose detects immediately animalic notes like civet, castoreum or ambergris. I was...
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    Re: Feminite du Bois: old and new versions compared

    Same here. I didn't like it first, now I'm considering a bottle. I think cedre is now my favorite note. Love it! :)
  43. Re: 34 hospitalized after perfume spritz at bank call center

    So this is the new approach, a direct pre-marketing technique. How to test (on humans, not on rats, in public places and not in labs) the future new perfume releases. :D

    (just joking of course....
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    Re: Worst perfume ads of all time?

    Back to perfumes:

    One of the worst perfume tv ads in 2008: Gucci by Gucci
    ...
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    Re: Worst perfume ads of all time?

    A few "in the face":

    http://63.134.213.17/_media/imgs/articles2/a96674_Blowher.jpg

    http://63.134.213.17/_media/imgs/articles2/a96674_manarebetter.jpg
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    V is for Vocalise by Shiseido.
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    Re: Worst perfume ads of all time?

    I can't stand racism or sexism in ads:

    http://pzrservices.typepad.com/.shared/image.html?/photos/uncategorized/2007/08/25/fairbanksfairysoap.jpg

    Vintage ad designed to make women insecure??...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    R is for Royal Parvati by Ava Luxe.
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    Re: What are your most feared scrubbers?

    My two last acquisitions turned out to be scrubbers:
    Mania by Armani (the old one, discontinued)
    Addict by Dior
    Both tested before.
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    Re: Smoky Suggestions

    Churchy - CdG Avignon.
    Smoke (incense), iris, papyrus and wet stones (lychees) - Dzongkha L'Artisan Parfumeur. I wouldn't categorise this one an "aquatic" but the lychee note adds a wet element...
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    Re: Whats your favorite Artisian??

    Dzongkha***** - love it love it looooove it.
    and Timbuktu*****

    Mechant Loup***, L'Eau de L'Artisan**, Premier Figuier*** - ok.
    Jour de Fête*, Safran Troublant* - I didn't like them.
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    Re: Today I bought ... July 2009 purchases

    Just ordered a bottle of Dior Addict edp. Smokey, deep/dark vanilla. :cheesy: The best vanilla so far (and I've tried niche too).
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    For the players - Tang in her 149 and 155 posts gives some clues about the last 2 bottles. I hope that you didn't drink so much caffeine like Tang ;)
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Thank you, Haunani. You know already I admire your "riddle" skills and creativity. :beer:
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    W is for With Love by Guerlain.
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    I already have the 2 last answers, for the row 6 bottle 9 I sent Tang a pm a few days ago. For the row 5 bottle 4 I found the answer yesterday.
    Good luck everybody, all of you did a great job! :)
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    P is for Poupée by Rochas.
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Actually, I have the answer for 5 / 4 too. I found it this afternoon before your last post. :D
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Oh, absolutely! :)
    Ignore my answer to your question, ubu. It was a question for haunani, how she found out the bottle.
    I was only reasoning "out loud on virtual paper" how I discovered it. Tang...
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    >> 7/2 is the mirror position of 7/13 (Lady Primrose Tryst)

    >> Tryst Dusting Silk Shaker
    http://www.englishrose.com/ladprimtrysd2.html
    ;)
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    I'm happy I was helpful! ;) Good luck!
  62. Re: Fragrance for my girlfriend, similar to 1999 Armani Mania

    By short-lived I meant short-life. :o On me. Mania lasts a very very long time too. Go figure. When I don't like something, I can't wash it off. When I like a perfume and I want it long lasting, it...
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    :o Sorry...
    It's fair for not give me the point. My intent wasn't to score another one. :)
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    If ANYONE is welcome, may I?

    Row 6 bottle 5 BELLAFONTE, "LE BYOU NUIT", PERFUME
    http://www.scentserely.com/mini.html
    http://www.scentserely.com/images/assets/ptpix/p0253z.jpg
    Even if the...
  65. Re: My sis is getting her first baby in two weeks...

    Congratulations!!
    The gift is wonderful! I will look for it too, I have a 14 months baby boy. Thank you for sharing :)
  66. Re: Fragrance for my girlfriend, similar to 1999 Armani Mania

    My bottle arrived today and I'm extremely surprised to realize that I don't like Mania anymore. Maybe my skin changed, or my tastes, or both... :( It's a short-lived fragrance and I don't think it...
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    Re: Had Basenotes changes your taste in fragrance?

    I don't know if Basenotes changed my tastes radically. It helped me understand what I really like. Sampling, reading reviews, learning about fragrances and single notes.
    I'm sure that there is a...
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    Re: Recommendations for a heady Gardenia?

    May I suggest Essence by Marc Jacobs? Big gardenia. Top notes are spices, freesia and bergamot; middle notes are iris, orange blossom, gardenia and turkish rose; base notes are tolu balsam,...
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    It's so funny, I just saw that there are prizes too :D
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    It's fun, though. It's catchy. I wasn't paying to much attention to the rules, I was excited that I have something fun to do now, I was bored. Sorry again.
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Oh, sorry. Delete them :o
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Row 3 bottle 1 White by Kenneth Cole
    Row 3 bottle 14 Cerruti 1881 Blanc by Cerutti
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Row 2 bottle 10 White Rose by Floris
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    Re: Name up to FIVE bottles: Contest #10, White Magic

    Row 1 bottle 6 Perles de Lalique
    Row 1 bottle 11 Pure Poison by Dior
    Row 1 bottle 13 Love in White by creed
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    Oops, we posted in the same time. Sorry...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    R is for Roma by Laura Biagiotti.
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    Re: "Old Lady" Perfume (not what you might think.)

    Thank you ECaruthers for clarification.

    ((Between parentheses, I forgot to mention that in my country men are shaking hands as a form of saying hello or goodbye and some men are still kissing...
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    Re: "Old Lady" Perfume (not what you might think.)

    I deeply agree that everyone deserves respect. That's why I said that everybody is right, everything is relative to the differences between us as individuals. And to a certain extent respect is...
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    Re: Other fragrance use

    Oh, don't give me ideas! What fragrance would be perfect for my scottish terrier (male)? :rolleyes: Just kidding, my husband will freak out :D He thinks it's odd enough to see my 14 months boy...
  84. Re: Fragrance for my girlfriend, similar to 1999 Armani Mania

    It's strange that I found more information about Donna Karan Black Cashmere when I was reading about NU edp ysl. It seems that these 2 are very very similar. And about Mania, SJS, some say it's close...
  85. Re: Fragrance for my girlfriend, similar to 1999 Armani Mania

    Based on the reviews/articles on blogs about the old Mania, it's close to Black Cashmere by Donna Karan. I'm familiar only with Mania and I really liked it. Yes, you can still find Mania. I just...
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    Re: "Old Lady" Perfume (not what you might think.)

    Brilliant! The right "quote" at the right time :D
  87. Thread: Sandalwood notes

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    Re: Sandalwood notes

    NU edp by YSL. Sandalwood and incense. Simply gorgeous.
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    Re: "Old Lady" Perfume (not what you might think.)

    ... and styles, skin, character, temperament, background, group influences, geography, seasons, marketing, concepts (old / young) ... Psychology and Anthropology (yes, Brielle).
    More I read what...
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    Re: Knize Ten- leathery or flowery?

    Sorry for posting, I don;t want to bother, I'm the only female posting about Knize Ten, I see.
    For me it was love at the first sniff :)
    LT wrote an interesting review about Knize Ten in "Perfume...
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    Re: "Old Lady" Perfume (not what you might think.)

    Age does count only when you/we want to. If we want to and in certain situations. Some want to hide it behind a scent, some want to reveal its beauty. Some just want to enjoy a good classic perfume...
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    Re: "Old Lady" Perfume (not what you might think.)

    Great thread!
    Personally, I avoid to categorize perfumes based on these attributes: old/ young. I prefer describing them using suggestive words as - pink bubble gum cotton candy pompons. The "other"...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    K is for Knize ten
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    Re: What's your fav mascara?

    L'Oreal Double Extend Lash Extender & Magnifier Mascara Blackest black.
    So far the perfect mascara for my lashes.
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    Re: Today I bought ... July 2009 purchases

    I just ordered a bottle of the discontinued Armani Mania for women.
  95. Re: Anybody smell Mayotte (Guerlain),,Les Parisiennes??

    Both are the names of the same island. Mayotte and its predecessor Mahora pay homage to the island of Mayotte (also known as Mahore).

    Wikipedia:
    "Mayotte (French: Mayotte, pronounced: [majɔt];...
  96. Re: Anybody smell Mayotte (Guerlain),,Les Parisiennes??

    And I like a lot Mahora too.
  97. Re: Anybody smell Mayotte (Guerlain),,Les Parisiennes??

    "I checked with Guerlain and they confirmed that Mayotte and Mahora are exactly the same formulations. I then inquired further and asked which of the previous concentrations of Mahora Mayotte...
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    Re: Looking for signature scent--suggestions?

    And, yes, I second Eau d'Hadrien by Annik Goutal :)
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    Re: Looking for signature scent--suggestions?

    Hello Ellen,
    I think that Aroma Tonic was an aromatic citrus. And you mentioned you like florals. So, I would suggest:
    Omnia Crystalline by Bvlgari
    O de Lancome
    Eau parfumee au the blanc
    Aqua...
  100. Thread: Montale - which?

    by anais
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    Re: Montale - which?

    Same here. I like more Dark Rose on my skin. The aoud, saffron and rose notes are simply beautiful. Than comes the sandalwood and adds a dry, powdery note (sandalwood is not creamy on me). But...
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