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  1. Re: Children of the 70s and 80s- A Blast From the Past

    Wow, that really was a blast from the past. I was cruising through the site and found something Im sure every girl had in her purse in high school in the 80's....the Kissing Potion roll on lip...
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    Re: Your Favorite Cosmetic Brand?

    Hahaha, I think it's pretty apparent in my user name what my favorite brand is but I do confess, the only mascara I'm using right now is Cover Girl lash blast (in the orange tube) Its the only one...
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    Re: CO washing - can a guy benefit from it?

    Its actually the detergents in shampoo that are causing the hair to frizz. I had the same problem because my hair isn't straight nor is it completely curly. Its wavy. I found a product line that...
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    Re: Frag friendly hairspray?

    Hmmm tough question especially when you are looking for something in the lower price range. I work for Aveda and they have a few pleasant smelling sprays. But on the other hand they are in the...
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    Re: Help with adult acne

    Hey colognejunkie, just checking in with you to see how things are going. Have you found any products that work for you?
  6. Re: Worldwide Basenotes Meet-Up Weekend August 28-30, 2009

    Hey I haven't been here in awhile but I know there are some South Florida Basenotes alumni. Anyone interested in getting together?
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 7 July

    I know I'm late but better late than never. Today I put on Euphoria from Calvin Klein and the fact I finally remembered the name of it is a miracle in itself!
  8. Re: Congratulations Mikeperez23 on your 10,000th Post

    Congrats, Mike!
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    Re: my first Knize jacket!

    Simply divine..... Congrats on your find.
  10. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    I just got a new bottle of China Glaze called Lubu Heels in honor of Christian Loubitin. Its black with red glitter and it looks hot!
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    Re: Your latest make-up purchases?

    Today I was at Target buying Lord knows what (hahahaha) and I saw they had the CoverGirl Lash blast on sale in a special package that you get 2 tubes for 9.99. Hmmm I just may go back and get one...
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    Re: What say you to these Cole Haans?

    Very nice choice, Scentronic. That's a good looking shoe.
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    Re: Tigrushka: 10,000 posts

    Wow, 10k!!!! Tig, you certainly have had a lot to offer in those five years. Even though my join date says Dec 1969 (I started when I was a mere month old) I traced my first post back to Jan 05 so...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 11 January 2009

    Well, it's the end of the day and I am here to report that my choice for SotD went over like a lead balloon. I think it is time to retire Mz Vera as she ended up giving me a horrible horrible...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 11 January 2009

    It's such a gorgeous day here I think I will go with one I have not worn in ages..... Vera Wang. Still debating whether or not to hit the stores and cruise the fragrance counter. I'm still...
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    Re: Spotted at TJMaxx

    ACK! How do you even remember all that? I would have to take a note pad with me and write down my finds.
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    Re: Your latest make-up purchases?

    Well, I have some department store gift cards I got for the holidays.... I guess I could get some new lipglass or liquid eyeliner I've been looking at from the MAC counter. Or, I could suck it up...
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    Re: First perfume for two little girls

    Also look into Hello Kitty. Even us "older" girls still love Hello Kitty. I dont like anything too heavy and this particular one is light and sweet. Its sugary notes are laced with Violets,...
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    Re: Your latest make-up purchases?

    My latest purchase was a bit of a challenge as I have oily skin. For YEARS I have been using Cornsilk pressed powder as I don't really use foundation on a daily basis as it is too heavy for my skin....
  20. Thread: Aveda Aromas

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    Aveda Aromas

    More specifically, I am speaking of Yatra and now the newer Ancient Attar. Anyone familiar with these scents? More importantly, anyone actually fond of them? I have worked for an Aveda salon for...
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    Re: Dear Basenoters...

    Well said, Pomander. You were reading my thoughts exactly. I have been a member here off and on for a few years and even though I may venture away, I must always return. I think I shall make one...
  22. Re: Please help me select a fragrance for a 20 year old woman

    Well, sorry I can be of much help since I have not been out fragrance sampling in way too long. But I also love Black Orchid and pretty much ANYTHING put out by Tom Ford (whether it be fashion OR...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 25th December

    Still one of my all time favorites on a man......

    I think today I choose Paradise by Alfred Sung. It's a warm and a bit humid day here in South Florida and compared to you folks all snowed in...
  24. Thread: Lipstick Lust

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    Re: Lipstick Lust

    My fave red would have to be Armani number 3. It goes on like satin and just lasts for hours and hours. As far as peach, didn't Nars come out with his signature Orgasm color and make a gloss or...
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    Re: Shampoo/Conditioner

    Well, I have also too, wavy/frizzy hair and finally broke down and got a brand I had been eyeballing every year at the hair show but never took the step to buy. It's called Deva Curl. First of all,...
  26. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Well at the mo, the toes are bare as they are too short right now for any color to look good but I have OPI Ink on my fingers.
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    Re: What's your fav mascara?

    Right now, I really like Lash Blast from Cover Girl. (the one in the Orange tube) I have gone through so many brands. Its hard to find a good thickening mascara that doesn't leave me with raccoon...
  28. Thread: Self Tanners ~

    by AndiMAC
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    Re: Self Tanners ~

    Most recently I have been using the Jergens Glow which is a moisturizer with self tanner in it. I like it because it gives me a nice natural color and its gradual. The only not nice thing is it...
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    Re: How good of a blind buy is...

    Oh my goodness, I feel so stupid, I thought the title said "how good of a blind GUY"..... And Im thinking to myself this guy must have a strong sniffer if he is blind. Oh boy, time to go to bed!
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    What exactly is a....

    Decant? Is it like a sample size? I see the term used all over the place here but I'm not exactly sure what it means. Thanks.
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    Re: Fragrance and Demographics

    Im in the same boat as well as far as being overwhlemed by the vast amount of knowledge around here. I haven't been around for awhile so I've kind of forgotten alot of my fragrance know-how but will...
  32. Re: which TYPE of scent makes you go..wow he smells good.

    Gucci Envy and Polo Blue are what do it for me....Mmmm, makes me weak in the knees! (hahaha, I'm a poet and didn't even know it)
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    Re: SotD Monday 2 April

    Well, Im headed off to the gym in a little while so im going to wear something light and sweet to kind of mask the sweat smell so Im going to go with OP Blend.
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for April 2007)

    Mmmmmmmmmm, I love that one!
  35. Thread: men's shoes

    by AndiMAC
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    Re: men's shoes

    EWWWWWWWWWWWW
  36. Thread: Progression

    by AndiMAC
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    Re: Progression

    I think I like them, for the most part. But WOW, that is a really square toe. I feel like the heel should be chunkier to compensate for it.
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    Re: Gucci Envy, what retail store carries it?

    mmmmm, That is one of my FAVORITE scents on a man....DELICIOUS. I was going to say Sephora but I agree with Duncan about shopping online. A lot of times you can save a good deal of money that way.
  38. Re: Are you a Full Bottle Queen or a Sample/Decant Princess?

    Lord, I haven't purchased a sample size in EONS. That was when I was with my ex though and he was a fragrance whore. This was long before Basenotes had come to town. I am definitely a full bottle...
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    Re: CK Contradiction gone sour?

    Yeah I have a bottle that kinda has turned as well. I think maybe sometimes you just get a batch that goes against the grain and for whatever reason doesn't age as well. Oh well, life goes on.
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    Re: For how many of your fragrances..

    Not true....Moi has no matching lotions, potions, or body talcs to accompany my fragrances with. And I don't think I'll be starting any time soon. The lotions seem to be all fragrance and very...
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    Re: Basenoters love wristwatches!

    I went and looked and didn't see any skeleton watch....I want to seeeeeeee.
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    Re: Suggestions needed for nail clippers

    What you might want to look into are actually toenail clippers. They have them now that they look like nippers but are bigger and stronger for tough hard nails. The name brand I can think of off...
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    Re: Guess that fragrance (true story)

    GASP!!!!!!! You're comparing Black Orchid to Silly Putty?????????

    5 smacks across the back of your hand with a ruler!

    (hehehehe)
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 23 March

    Oy, I just got up, I hadn't even had a clue but actually ComDiva inspired me to also wear Black Cashmere today. I haven't worn it in sooooooooo long. Yummy!
  45. Thread: Pocket Squares

    by AndiMAC
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    Re: Pocket Squares

    Actually, when I first read this thread I had no idea what you all were talking about. Today, as I was reading the most recent issue of American GQ there was a little blurb about "textured" pocket...
  46. Re: Ciara, Charlie, Love's Baby Soft, Wild Musk...which one would it be?

    I would choose the Wild Musk. Only because I did buy some a while ago. I still love the way it smells on me and it brings back some lovely memories as well. But I do remember back in the high...
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    Re: What's Your Fashion Style?

    Well, I work in a Salon so we wear all black all the time. Luckily though, us females can accessorize with color. At home on days off though, Im very Old Navy, The Gap kind of girl. Or track pants...
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    Re: Men and nail polish

    Hmmmm, very interesting. I think the polish is more of a Euro thing. As a manicurist, I'm seeing my male clients even diverting away from clear polish in favor of buffing. I'm not sure how I'd...
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    Re: shaving private ryan

    LOL, that was pretty darn funny!

    Me personally, I don't like a man's "fun zone" when its baby's bum bald. I prefer a little bit of growth if you will. For my own self, I use this little clipper...
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    Re: Shaving armpits, better?

    As an open minded woman of the 2000's, either way is fine with me. I don't find it weird or "gay". I think it's what makes the individual comfortable. But I would imagine in all honesty that...
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    Re: Skincare - what do you use and like?

    Well, I for one have a hard time finding anything that will work with ALL my skin problems...(sensitive, oily, acne prone) But Aveda came out with a line last year that has helped quite a bit. The...
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    Re: Any recent purchases?

    Well I went over to MAC to check out the new Barbie for MAC collection but of course the colors I wanted were sold out (figures) so I ended up making a quad of shadows. I wanted to get something out...
  53. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Actually, mine are still a lovely shade of lime green that I had painted them for St. Patrick's day. I'm thinking of changing to a nice coral color maybe. Tropical by Creative comes to mind.
  54. Re: We already know what Mary Poppins wears..how about CLEOPATRA?

    I'd say Donna Karan's Black Cashmere...sexy, sultry, and spicy!
  55. Thread: I need roses!

    by AndiMAC
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    Re: I need roses!

    I know Aveda had an essential oil called Absolute Rose. They have what are called "custom blends" which takes various products such as shampoo, conditioner, body lotion etc...and you add your...
  56. Thread: South Florida

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    Re: South Florida

    Oh my, I can see I'm going to be in big trouble with my wallet by looking at this thread.
  57. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Then my darling, you would LOVE Ruby Pumps by China Glaze. An absolute MUST for the holidays. (and whenever else you'd like to wear it)
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    Re: Essie Nail Polish

    Really as far as quality goes, Essie and OPI (say it like you are saying the three individual letters, not like the boy on the Andy Griffin show, Opie) are neck and neck. To really help the polish...
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    Re: cuticles in wintertime

    As a manicurist, my best advice is to purchase these items. 1) Aveda's Beautifying Composition 2) Aveda's Hand Relief cream 3) an empty polish bottle

    Pour some of the BC into the polish bottle...
  60. Thread: Thank you

    by AndiMAC
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    Re: Thank you

    my condolences on your loss. Welcome to our community. :)
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    Re: You Know You're Obsessed When...

    When you keep a full size bottle on the shelf even tho it only has thismuch fragrance left "just for the memories".
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    Re: "Talc" - what for?

    Well here are some things I learned are great uses for talc....

    I have long hair which is kind of dry due to color and bleach, but the top is kind of grown out and has no color and can get oily...
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    Re: Poison=Glade "Country Gardens"

    I am so glad I am not the only one who thinks this. But I must admit, I was a #1 offender with it back in the early 90's hehehehehe ;)
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    Re: You just can't get past the name.....

    Actually I cant really think of any that turn me off by name alone But I have to say Envy (men's) HAS to be at the top of my man's list. That scent just spins me round! :-*
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    Re: Your True Loves?

    Poison, anything Calvin Klein, Colors by Benetton, and ummmmm Angel.
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    Re: Curling Mascara

    Im also a member of Kevyn Aucoin's forum (a deceased makeup artist) and his line of products include a curling mascara I believe. just go to his site (www.kevynaucoin.com) and click on on the link...
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    Re: Any recent purchases?

    Well yesterday I got some MaryKay Mascara. Its called Velocity. I got it because of the colors Blue and Violet (I have hazel eyes) And also because it says its water resistant (not waterproof) and...
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    Re: Hairspray? ╩Yes, hairspray.

    Shaper and Shaper Plus (firm hold) are by Sebastian and everyone here swears by it... Paul Mitchell makes a non aerosol called fast dry (med hold) which is rather good and the firm hold is called...
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    Re: Inexpensive make-up you like?

    My holy grail of drugstore products is Cornsilk oil control pressed powder. I had switched to MAC blot powder dor awhile but this tryuly worrks much better and lasts longer...

    Cedric darling...how...
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    Re: Highlight removal

    U cant "remove" them you just have to keep coloring over them..
  71. Thread: Red Lipsticks

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    Re: Red Lipsticks

    I love my Armani #11 Mmmmm feels like silk...
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    Re: shaving private ryan

    I find the best thing to do is to go to the local beauty supply store and get a set of clippers (the kind they use for military cuts) that comes with the numbered attachments. They even make clippers...
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