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  1. Re: What's new with you since we went off line?

    hello everyone!! well, I too totally missed out on the emergency forum :) Oh well :P

    What have I been doing?? Well, I got a job...then I had to resign due to health issues...then on Monday I got...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 June

    I sampled 2 fragrances on my skin today...
    my SotD -- Eternity (for women) by Calvin Klein...not my cup of tea
    my SotE -- CKIn2U (for women) by Calvin Klein...I like it :)

    if this is the last...
  3. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, June 2 >>>>CITRUS

    Sorry this is a little late...internet troubles..

    Well, I said I was going to wear something I hadn't tried before...but I just couldn't resist another sampling of Fetish by Ayala Moriel -- I just...
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    Re: "Chicago Scent Me!" 2007 -- A trip report

    Sounds like you all had a fantastic day!! I wish I was able to do something like that here in Sydney, but there aren't really many places around, other than department stores and discount perfumeries...
  5. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, June 2 >>>>CITRUS

    Hmmm...what am I going to choose?!? I've got a few that I want to wear - but I only want to try a scent that I've never worn before, from my samples...this is my list of possibilities at the moment:...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26 May

    happy birthday, Quarry!! :) hope you have a great day.

    I decided to sample another of my..well..samples! LOL Carnation by Mona Di Orio. Not really sure about this one...the drydown is nice, but...
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    Re: Best ways to clean atomozers

    the lady at my local perfume place told me to rinse my atomizer out with warm water and white vinegar, and then put some more warm water in and let it sit for a while - then spray a few squirts, so...
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    Re: SotD Monday 21 May

    sampling again today - this time it's Gris Clair by Serge Lutens - I'm not a big fan of lavender, and it doesn't really go well on my skin. Smelled a lot like aniseed on me...but the drydown's nice :)
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    Re: SotD Sunday 20 May

    oops, forgot to post this yesterday!! lol
    Decided to sample Fetish by Ayala Moriel -- can I say yum??? Very impressed, Ayala. I wish I could afford to buy myself more of it! :)
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for May 2007)

    I had another job interview yesterday, which meant I *HAD* to buy myself something (it's a rule for me now lol)...I found a 4-piece Clinique Happy Heart gift set, containing a 50ml EdP, 75ml body...
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    Re: Alien Rituel Prodige by Thierry Mugler

    i love Alien as well -- I think I'm almost out of my sample...need to get a job so I can afford a full-sized bottle!! :P
    the oil & wax sound interesting...not sure I'd use them, but they do sound...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for May 2007)

    I had a job interview today, and was in a good mood, so I decided to buy a couple of minis - coz they're too cute!!! :P

    5ml Cool Water by Davidoff (men's one) -- for dad
    15ml Obsession by Calvin...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 1 May

    I had a job interview, so I decided to wear something with a "sophisticated" kind of scent (as I always do when I have a job interview)...so I went with the wisteria/jasmine scent of Forbidden Fruit...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 22 April

    decided to try Maitresse by Agent Provocateur today...not the best fragrance I've smelt, but definitely one I can wear without a problem :)
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    Re: Checking Out Temporarily

    I hope everything's ok, purplebird. Take care of yourself!! See you soon :)
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for April 2007)

    Well, I wasn't going to buy anything, but I got a job rejection, and became depressed...that, for me, equals "I need a new bottle of perfume, and I need it now!!!"...so, I bought myself Rockin' Rio...
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    Re: TGIF!! SotD Friday 20 April

    As I was having a job interview with Coty today (I didn't get the job unfortunately), I started the day off with Contradiction by Calvin Klein but, for some reason, it had faded completely by the...
  18. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, April 14 >>>>FLORALS

    Actually, I had a skit to perform at church on Sunday morning...and even though I wasn't feeling any better, I did it anyway! :)



    No, I haven't tried soy for my migranes (not really a big soy...
  19. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, April 14 >>>>FLORALS

    would you believe I came down with a migrane on Friday night, and had it all weekend?? So I didn't get to wear a floral on Saturday...but I'll definitely be wearing one today, so I'll post my 2 cents...
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    Re: Lancome Hypnôse

    I really like Hypnôse as well. I was lucky enough to be given both EDT & EDP samples of it. Haven't used the EDT yet, but I love the EDP...I think it'll end up on my wishlist!! lol
  21. Re: Decant Sales or Swaps no longer permitted on BN

    I've only just read this thread...yes, I guess it's upsetting for some people that there won't be any sales/swaps of decants anymore, but do we want Grant to get into trouble with fragrance companies...
  22. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, April 14 >>>>FLORALS

    oh, i'm glad we're not going to be missing out on our floral s-n-s day!! :) thanks for rescheduling :)

    I have a few to choose from, thanks to a fantastic Basenoter (whose name I will keep...
  23. Re: Hold The Front Page!!! - What's this I see??

    thanks for the link, oh great admin!! :) how funny!! :)
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    Re: Peach Perfume - Different Kinds of Peach

    A couple of nice peach scents that I've tried are

    The One (Dolce & Gabbana)
    Top Notes: Mandarin, Peach, Bergamot, Lychee
    Middle Notes: Jasmine, Muguet, Madonna Lily
    Base Notes: Vanilla, Amber,...
  25. Re: If you were given $500.00 for perfume spending...

    are we talking about US$500, or AU$500?? coz if it's US currency, that'd get me more than Aussie currency! :)
    I think I'd just be going through my wish list and buying stuff from there...of course,...
  26. Re: Hold The Front Page!!! - What's this I see??

    i totally missed this...I was out when the whole thing happened. i hope Grant archives it, and gives us a link so I can check out what I missed :) Sounds like the admin played a good joke on BN :)
  27. Re: Are you a Full Bottle Queen or a Sample/Decant Princess?

    I think I'm the same...although I can't afford to buy samples, so I collect them from department stores :) I go through and try a sample a day (unless I am really in the mood for something I already...
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 30 March

    my sister wanted me to try one of her scents today (seeing as she wanted to try one of mine)...so I decided to try Glow by Jennifer Lopez...not my favourite JLo fragrances, but it's ok, I guess....
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    Re: Recommendations for my Sister

    That sounds like a great idea.
    there are heaps of fragrances that I could recommend, but it's better if she chose for herself, with your help, of course :)
    let us know what she ends up picking :)
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    Re: Display idea for empty bottles

    very interesting. that sounds like a nice way to preserve those memories :) thanks for sharing
  31. Re: I need a recomendation.. for my sister. she likes:

    Hi abdul, it sounds to me that your sister likes florals with a bit of spice & fruit in them....here are a couple that you could try out, with some similar notes to the fragrances your sister likes:...
  32. Re: Name your favorite from each perfume house, please?

    when it comes to number of fragrance houses tried, unfortunately, I haven't tried too many...I know a lot of them, but I just haven't had the chance to try any on my skin! There are also quite a few...
  33. Re: Bryant Park - what the ads don't tell you...

    interesting...thanks for sharing...and, yes, it's nice that the SA shared the info with you, rather than just push the fragrance on you :)
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    Re: Sydney, NSW, Oz

    Mecca Cosmetica have updated their 'Last Chance' page, which means more items will be discontinued soon...they still have the products I've mentioned above, plus they've added Prescriptives Calyx...
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    unless there's still a bit of scent still on me, I don't wear any fragrance to bed. i don't apply a scent just before I go to bed, because, for some reason, i wake up the next morning with a migrane...
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    Re: Need recs on Tropical scents

    I love tropical scents!! i haven't tried too many, unfortunately. but the ones i have tried have been nice...at least, on me they're pretty nice & tropical :)
    Miami Glow by JLo
    Live Luxe by JLo...
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    Re: Fragrance for a 14yo Niece - Suggestions?

    as MysteryFemme said, the Body Shop Invent your Scent minis may be a good option...they're cute, and perfect for layering (which is something a young one always wants to do with perfumes!!)

    as for...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 18 March

    decided to try another of my samples today...Floriental by Pecksniff's (unfortunate name, I know) - not too sure about it...considering it barely lasted 2 hours on me...I'm wondering whether the...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 17 March

    unfortunately, I can't smell a thing!!! My nose is extremely blocked...grrrrrrrr...so I didn't wear any scent today. Hopefully my sense of smell comes back by tomorrow!! :)
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    Re: "male"scents on women?

    I agree - I think the whole gender on perfumes thing is, like Captain Barbossa says in Pirates of the Caribbean, "more what you'd call 'guidelines' than actual rules".... :D
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    Re: "male"scents on women?

    to be honest, i haven't tried too many 'male' scents...well, not on my skin anyway. i have tried most of the Calvin Klein/Davidoff/Joop that is sold here in Sydney on tester cards, but not too many...
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    Re: SotD Friday 16 March

    hope you're feeling better real soon, tigrushka. i think i'm coming down with a cold...my nose is running (not blocked though, thank goodness) and my throat's sore!!! oh well, it could be worse :P...
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    Re: SotD Thursday March 15

    happy birthday, Lady_In_Black...hope you have a great day!! decided on wearing Desperate Housewives' Forbidden Fruit...wanted to wear something not too strong, but not so light that it disappears. I...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for March 2007)

    awww. thanks! :) can't wait to wear it...totally forgot i had it, and wore something else as my SotD...oh well, there's always tomorrow!! lol
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for March 2007)

    Well, I didn't buy it, but it was given to me...so I'm hoping it counts...lol
    My sister came home from work yesterday with a small plastic bag, and handed it to me saying that it was my belated...
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    Re: How about Renée?

    in my opinion, it's worth investing in the samples...to see what they're like on your skin. remember, everyone's different...so a fragrance that may be bad on one person may turn out nice on yours.
    ...
  47. Re: Name your "comfort scent" & most "sexy scent" that you reach for the most*

    hmmm....i'm not too sure...possibly Be Delicious as my comfort scent - though my 10ml decant is running out fast...I need a full bottle!! lol

    sexy...what is this word "sexy" you speak of?? that...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 13 March

    Happy bday to the birthday gang!! :) i've been feeling a little sick today, so I haven't worn any scent, other than a bit of Gardenia body lotion...smells nice though! :P
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    Re: SotD Monday March 12

    I decided to try another of my 'I know what it smells like on a card, but not on my skin' scents...Eternity Moment by Calvin Klein
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    Re: SotD Sunday 11 March

    my Sunday SotD was Be Delicious by DKNY
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    Re: SotD Sunday 4 March

    i didn't wear any scent today - my SotD/SnS from yesterday (Aromatics Elixir) ended up giving me a migrane! And, what's worse, it wouldn't wash off!!! I can still smell the drydown on my wrists, and...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 3 March

    my SotD & S-n-S is Aromatics Elixir..though I think I'll have to scrub it off!! my head hurts :(
  53. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, March 3 >>>>CHYPRES

    Today, I'm wearing Aromatics Elixir...though I don't think I'll be wearing it for much longer. It's an extremely strong fragrance - too strong for me...it's giving me a headache!! The notes,...
  54. Re: Oscars tonight - what will you be wearing?

    I honestly didn't watch the actual ceremony...I just watched 3 red carpet specials!!! lol but I was wearing my SotD, Nina by Nina Ricci - and my pjs!!! :P
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    Re: SotD Monday 26 February

    decided to test a new sample...Nina by Nina Ricci...not too sure about it..but, for an EDT, it lasts quite a while (6+ hours!!!)
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    Re: Preparing for March 3 (chypres)

    thanks for the list, Moondeva...I think I may go with Aromatics Elixir this time around...haven't tried it on my skin yet, so this should be interesting!! :)
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    Re: SotD Sunday 25 Februari

    church today, so i had to wear something that i know suits me - CK One
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    Re: Basenotes lunch in London - wow!

    it's times like this that I wished I lived in London!!! :( can't wait to read all about it...and see some pics! :)
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    Re: TGIF!! SotD Friday 23 February

    I had a job interview today, so I wanted to go with something I know I like, rather than sampling something new...Darling by Kylie Minogue
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    Re: SotD Thursday 22 February

    I'm still not feeling well, so I haven't worn a scent (other than deodorant, of course) since Sunday. hopefully tomorrow i'll feel better, so i can appreciate a fragrance :)
  61. Thread: Teaser # 99

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    Re: Teaser # 99

    the only one I can guess is Si Fleuri by Rémy Latour (the box is green)...but I don't know how it has anything to do with Phoebe - unless, of course, I'm missing something! lol


    edit: Riannon, I...
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    Re: Sydney, NSW, Oz

    just got an email from Mecca Cosmetica - they will be discontinuing the following items soon:
    Prescriptives Calyx Fragrance (50ml & 100ml), Comme des Garcons Odeur 71 Edt Spray 15ml, Stila Eau de...
  63. Thread: Teaser # 99

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    Re: Teaser # 99

    i thought maybe Flore by Carolina Herrera (although Aquaflore, released a couple of years later, had more of a fan shaped cap)
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    Re: Sydney, NSW, Oz

    that site looks good - thanks for letting us know!
    I also found a place called Perfume Warehouse - they have stores in Narellan Town Centre & Macarthur Square, plus they have their store on the net...
  65. Re: 7th Annual Basenotes Awards Results are in.

    I haven't tried a lot of the fragrances that won...nice to see Euphoria Men got silver for best new fragrance, and Lovely got gold for best celebrity fragrance for women
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    Re: SotD Sunday 18 February

    my main scent for the day was Moschino's I Love Love, but while I was at the shops, I tried MOR Cosmetics' Peony Flower EDP...I want it now! lol
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 16 February

    i'm sampling another of Aussie perfumer Renee's fragrances - today it's Amber
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    Re: Pronunciation Guide Online

    try typing Bulgari, and choosing Italian as the language..that's how you pronounce it! :)
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    Re: New moderator

    congrats, Donna! :)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 14 February Valentine's Day

    am trying my sample of Renee's Tuberose today :)
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 9 February

    today I decided to try Thierry Mugler's Alien...and you know what...I like it a lot!! :)
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    Re: Did you like your mom's favorite scent?

    my mum loves Lou Lou - it's her favourite scent...though we can't afford to get her a bottle at the moment, we cherish a little miniature at that my aunt gave her! :) I love the smell of Lou Lou on...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 4 February

    my SotD for Sunday was Escada Sunset Heat! :)
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    Re: Sydney, NSW, Oz

    As far as I can tell, it's not sold in any store in Sydney. It can only be bought over the internet. I went to the official Gendarme site (there are no official Gendarme stores in Australia), as well...
  75. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Feb. 3>>>Animalics

    Well, with the help of moondeva, I chose Műre et Musc by L'Artisan Parfumeur as my Sniff-n-Speak SotD.

    I can't find the exact notes for the fragrance...all I know is it has, according to the...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 3 February

    I wore L'Artisan's Műre et Musc, as part of the Animalic Sniff-n-Speak today. I'll post what I think about it, and how it went on me in the appropriate thread :)
  77. Re: Great Layering Challenge #2 - Animalics Freestyle / Focussed

    both Taolady and coumarin's combos sound nice...I can't wait to try Daim Blond! I'm hoping to try it tomorrow when I'm in the city (hopefully the store I go to has it!!!) :)
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    Re: Similar to Clair de Musc?

    I haven't tried Clair de Musc (I have to go to Mecca Cosmetica sometime soon!!!), but there are a couple of fragrances which sound like they might be similar or an alternative - though I can't be...
  79. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Feb. 3>>>Animalics

    No problem on sending the site link...it is heaps of fun...though it does get stuck in your head!! :)

    Oh, I'm not like those chefs at all...I definitely wear the fragrances I sell! :) I don't own...
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    Re: Frederic Malle sent me a present

    I did the quiz in december, and I got my samples on Jan. 2...my mum did the quiz in January, and received it 2 and a bit weeks later...I guess i just comes down to when the company bothers sending...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 2 February

    decided to try Dolce & Gabbana's The One today...am looking forward to tomorrow's Sniff-n-Speak! :)
    have a good Friday!!
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    Poll: Re: Minimalistic Angel poll

    That's exactly the same as how I feel...I like the smell on other people (and it smelt really nice on the tester card in the store) - but on me, it doesn't work. Luckily I only have a sample, and I...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1 Feb

    I tried Thierry Mugler's Angel on my skin for the first time today (thanks to the lovely people at TM parfums for the samples I received!)... I have to say, I liked it on the tester card in the...
  84. Re: NEW: Kenneth Cole RSVP (with no ozonic notes!)

    part of the proceeds of the sales of RSVP will go to various charities that Jon Bon Jovi supports, including Habitat for Humanity.

    this is a link I was sent by the official Bon Jovi site...I hope...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 31 January

    decided to spray on some CK One for thr last day of month one :)
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    Re: Would you refuse Angel?

    I haven't tried Angel on my skin yet - I tried it on a card at the shops, and didn't think it was too bad. But now that I have a sample of it, I will be trying it at some point :)
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    Re: New: YSL Young Sexy Lovely

    Yikes Saint Laurent!! :) doesn't sound very YSL to me... I'll have to try it before I give a proper opinion though :)
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    Re: New Vera Wang Truly Pink

    oh nice...can't wait to try this one! hopefully it doesn't take too long for it to get released here in Australia!!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 30 January

    tested another of my samples today - Divine eau de parfum...not too sure if I like it...but, I will give it another shot sometime before I rate it! :)
    have a good Tuesday!
  90. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Feb. 3>>>Animalics

    They most certainly are! As well as David & Victoria Beckham, Kylie Minogue, Celine Dion, Isabella Rossellini, the Adidas fragrances, Chloé, Desperate Housewives, Jovan, Lagerfeld and Pierre...
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    Re: Animalic scents...help, please!!!

    thanks Ayala. I think I'm starting to understand what the nature of animalic fragrances is...ooh.. I have a sample of Agent Provocateur, so that's on my possibilities list!! I've now got 3 or 4, I...
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    Re: Frag storage and light exposure

    my fragrances sit on top of my set of drawers in the corner that gets no sunlight...when the time comes that I have too many to fit in that corner, then I'll have to find something new to do!! maybe...
  93. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Feb. 3>>>Animalics

    my job is to promote fragrances in department stores here in Sydney (Australia) - like what the people behind the counter at Macy's or whatever do, except I can't use the register! :) And I stand...
  94. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Feb. 3>>>Animalics

    ooh..haven't tried any of my L'Artisan samples yet...so I'll definitely be putting Mure et Musc on my possibilities list.
    the reason my wardrobe is so feminine/clean, is that i haven't really...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 28 January

    decided to try one of my sister's fragrances (we share, but she paid for it, so it lives in her room! lol) - Fantasy by Britney Spears. it's actually not too bad...will definitely wear it again, for...
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    Re: Animalic scents...help, please!!!

    I never thought of Aromatics Elixir as animalic...hmm...may have to give that one a go on the day...thanks for the suggestion! I'll see what else I can find, and if all else fails, Aromatics Elixir...
  97. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Feb. 3>>>Animalics

    I still have no idea what I'm gonna do for the Animalic sniff-n-speak - a lot of the fragrances moondeva listed in the other thread either aren't sold here, are exclusive to one or two stores in...
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    Re: Animalic scents...help, please!!!

    I don't think sniff n speak got moved - it just got pushed further down the discussion thread, I think.
    i certainly appreciate all the fragrance suggestions...unfortunately, as I think I said...
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    Re: Possibly a silly question (or two)...

    thanks so much!!! :) i appreciate all the help given to me :)
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    Re: Sydney, NSW, Oz

    Has anyone been to My Super Deals? They have 2 stores - both in Pitt St - one in the Centrepoint Shopping Centre and the other in the Piccadilly Centre. I haven't been yet, but I'm wanting to go, to...
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