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    Re: Shops and "secret" places in NZ

    hey songstress, glad you're ok. I was also in Ballantynes during the EQ. I had just exited the Lichfield St Car Park elevator and was about to make my way upstairs in the menswear section when the...
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, 9 December , 2010

    Polo (Original)
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    Re: Moisturiser buying advice

    Thanks for the reply.



    Yup, most products sold in Australia are also sold here, including Natio. Since you replied I've purchased the Natio SPF30+ Face Moisturiser and I also picked up a...
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    Moisturiser buying advice

    I'm in the market for a good moisturiser with SPF (UVA & UVB) which I can wear all year round.

    I'm 27 - my face skin is normal but sometimes can get really dry.

    I use Invisible Zinc SPF 30...
  5. Re: 1 - 1.7 - 2.5 - 3.4 - 4.2 - 5 - 6.8 - etc... Wich size of bottle you like?

    3.4oz
  6. Poll: Re: When and how did your real fragrance journey begin ?

    When I was 21 I purchased a bottle of CK Eternity after testing it. This was the first time I had purchased a fragrance (Any fragrance I had previously had been given to me as gifts).

    After...
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    Re: Chaz by Revlon (1975)

    Thanks the the replies!
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    Chaz by Revlon (1975)

    Does anyone own this fragrance or is old enough to remember it?

    I've seen some bottles for sale on eBay. Are these genuine?
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    Beauty by Calvin Klein

    Has anyone in the US seen this in stores and tested it?

    http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=676999006415&ref=mf

    No reviews on Basenotes so far
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    Re: Shops and "secret" places in NZ

    Anyone know if Creed is sold anywhere in NZ?

    I also recommend Ballantynes in Christchurch. Never been disappointed there.

    As for Luxe fragrances, I find that when Farmers Stores have a sale,...
  11. Re: Men: Do you pluck your eyebrows... and if so, WHY?

    Only between them
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    Re: Toner: Do I need it?

    Thanks for the replies all!!!
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    Toner: Do I need it?

    Do guys need toner? and why should one use it?

    My daily routine involves face wash gel foam followed my a face scrub (2-3 times a week) and then after I have shaved, either balm or moisturizer.
    ...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 24 February, 2010

    Egoiste Chanel
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    Fragrance you wore on your first date?

    What did you wear when you went on your first date with your current wife, partner, husband etc (or ex)?

    Just interested to know what your choice was.

    For me it was T for Him Tommy Hilfiger
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    Re: What was your first fragrance purchase?

    Eternity CK
  17. Shelf life of balms, moisturisers etc in fragrance's giftsets?

    Similar to this thread

    How long do these balms, moisturisers, shower gels, body lotions etc that come with gift sets last?

    I have several of these (Polo, CK, Lacoste) which I have acquired with...
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    Gucci Envy femme question

    I just picked up a bottle of this.

    I'm just intrigued by something on the bottle. At some point before the ingredients, tt says

    N. OGE 360 00

    Whats that about?
  19. Re: A soul who devotes 9 minutes to discussing Britney's Hidden Fantasy (VIDEO)

    This is gold.
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    Re: Which fragrance for Sister in law?

    Thanks for the replies and the suggestions. Much appreciated.

    I think I will go for the samples + gift voucher option.

    Will let you know what she decides to get. Any other sample suggestions?
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    Re: Which fragrance for Sister in law?

    Mainly Green Tea and mainly Flower Kenzo
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    Re: Which fragrance for Sister in law?

    Forgot to mention, shes 26.
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    Which fragrance for Sister in law?

    Hi all,

    I want to get my sister in law a fragrance for Christmas but I'm not sure what she likes. Her current wardrobe is a mixed bag of Elizabeth Arden and Kenzo.

    So yeah... its basically a...
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 6 July 2009

    Eternity
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday, 5 July 2009

    A*men
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    Van Cleef & Arpels

    Is this considered niche?
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    My newcomer(ish) humble collection

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2465/3687565800_3566cb28a4_b.jpg

    The PMC bottle is 20 years old - it was my fathers but he never liked it (blind buy) and gave...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    :eek: I just dropped my coffee. I hope they are insured - if not, it should be.
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    Re: City Shopping Guides - New Zealand?

    Thanks!! :D
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    City Shopping Guides - New Zealand?

    Any chance we could have a New Zealand subforum added to the Asia / Oceania - City Shopping Guides forum section?
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 4 July 2009

    Rive Gauche
  32. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    My Ocean by Club Med
  33. Poll: Re: My wife won't "alllow" me to buy fragrances for the next 6 months

    Maz24, I can relate to you but I'm afraid the wife has a good point.


    just out of curiosity, how many bottles of fragrances do you own?
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    Next purchase?

    I'm trying to decide between one (maybe 2 :D) of these fragrances for my next purchase, specifically for spring/summer and not too "in your face" but still sexy with great sillage. (I'm 25)

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    Your favourite 1980's fragrance?

    Eternity CK. Whats yours?
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    What to wear when?

    Can anyone recommend the best time of day/season/occasion to wear the following fragrances?

    At least in your opinion..

    Acqua di Gio
    Black Code
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Envy Men
    Eternity CK...
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    Yves Saint Laurent Dies at 71

    Yves Saint Laurent died on Sunday in Paris. He was 71.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080601/ts_afp/lifestylefrancefashionysl_080601223607
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    Ralph Lauren handbags

    Does anyone know where they are made? I'm trying to figure out if some of those on eBay are counterfeit.
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    Re: SoTd - Sunday 9th Sept

    Polo Black
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    Re: Time for another Scent Synchronization Day?

    Envy Gucci and Rive Gauche pour Homme get my vote.
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    Re: SoTd - Saturday 8th Sept

    My Ocean by Club Med
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    Re: Estimate the cost of your wardrobe!

    Off the top of my head I would say $1.000 NZD
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    Re: Do you keep the box?

    LOL. Same here!
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    Re: Reissue Wish List

    +1 :D
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    Do you keep the box?

    When you buy a new fragrance, do you keep the box?
  46. Re: first blind buy based on basenotes community...

    I think mine was Envy Gucci
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    LMAO
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Donald Trump The Fragrance :eek:

    Not sure why he bothered.
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    Re: The SEXIEST fragrance you know/own..

    Gucci Envy
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    Re: Favorite Cheap Scent Of All Time?

    Club Med - My Ocean
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    Is it just me or...

    Unforgivable is very similar to Millesime Imperial?

    Seriously, that's the impression it gave me. Anyone else have the same reaction?
  52. Re: The One Scent You Don't Own But Would If You Could

    I'm in the process of buying a bottle of Patou Pour Homme about 2/3 full from a friend of mine after I tested it. No wonder it has great reviews. I understand that it is very hard to find, but, how...
  53. Re: What do you wish you had worn when you were 20?

    This is an interesting and tricky question has I didn't know as much about frags when I was younger than I know now.

    I'm 23 but if I could turn back time, back in High School, I would have dropped...
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    Re: Top selling male frag in 2006?

    :grin:
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    Your favourite Polo?

    I own Polo Black and I like it a lot. Might test the origianl Polo this week.

    Also, is Polo Blue really that bad? (according to BN reviews)
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    Re: Eternity Summer for Men

    Wow, someone at CK is really bored. I would understand if these where Limited Editions, but they ain't.
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    Top selling male frag in 2006?

    Does anyone have any details on which male Frags sold the most in the US and Europe in 2006? (or even in other countries).

    would be interested to know. :D
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    Re: What's your scent for gym or after gym?

    I don't wear anything except for some underarm roll-on by Nivea. I always take a shower before the gym so I'm not in need of any cologne while I'm working out. After my workout, when I've had my...
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    Eternity Summer for Men

    I've noticed that there is a 2005, 2006 and a 2007 version of Eternity Summer for Men on Basenotes. Whats that all about? A new Eternity summer every year?
  60. Re: Ever complemented someone on a BAD scent?

    Donald Trump - The Fragrance

    LOL.
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    Fragrance you simply can't stand?

    Is there a particular fragrance you simply hate?

    and what was it that put you off it in the first place?
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    Re: They're supposed to have lenses!

    Thanks for pointing that out. What's a good brand of goggles?
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007

    Gucci Envy
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    Re: Urgent advice needed

    Ok I found this

    http://www.wolfftanning.com/index.cfm?ProductID=307&do=detail

    Thankfully, it would appear that I'm wrong.
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    Urgent advice needed

    Ok, I bought a pair of tanning goggles on Ebay but when I received them I noticed that those dark lenses you usually see on tanning goggles were missing. So this got me thinking. I went back and...
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    Re: The (Almost) Identical Fragrances Thread

    B * MEN By Therry Mugler <> Polo Double Black by Ralph Lauren

    or is it just me? :confused:
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    2006 best selling fragrances

    Anyone know who's N.1 so far this year?
  68. Re: What a disappointment...GIT (and assorted ranting)

    OMG! I got the same first impression with Cool Water...
  69. Re: Question for those that believe Green Irish Tweed = Cool Water

    I recently tested Cool Water and to tell you the truth i wasn't really impressed by it. Does this mean that I will not like Green Irish Tweed?
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    Re: Hello Home Fragrancers!

    over here!
  71. Which fragrance do you keep in your gym bag?

    Currently, Gucci Envy.
  72. Thread: Nose bleeds

    by Smoth_007
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    Nose bleeds

    I recently spent the day testing dozens of fragrances like crazy and that evening I got a serious nose bleed. I assume my nostrils were irritated. Has anyone ever had a similar experience?
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    Black Code VS Polo Black

    I'm trying to decide between these two for my next purchase. Which one do you prefer?
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    Re: What was your best blind buy?

    My Ocean for Him by Club Med (2002)
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    Re: SotD Monday 28 August

    Eternity by CK
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    Re: SotD Monday 26th June

    Envy
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    Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue

    has anyone tried this? :) I love it on my woman!
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    Re: Minumum # of Fragrance

    I have 2 at the moment and I'm going to buy at least another 3 and then i'll stop. 5 is enough for me ;D
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    Re: Minumum # of Fragrance

    OMG :o
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    Re: Live Jazz disappointment

    sounds like the same mistake I made with Boss Soul. I tried the Live Jazz tester and it &quot;wasnt me&quot;.
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    Re: Well-travelled Frags

    Yup, CK Contradiction

    My mother who runs a store in Venice, Italy got it from the authorised dealer in Milan, she gave it to me and I sold it here in NZ to someone in Australia :D
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    Re: Your Safe Fragrance?

    Eternity CK.
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    Which one do you prefer?

    Vote! Vote! Vote!
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    Re: Limited Edition Summer Frags

    I have Eternity for men and I love it so I'm going to look for a CK eternity summer tester! :)

    My favourite &quot;summer&quot; cologne is T for Him by Tommy Hilfiger

    you should try it! :)
    ...
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    Re: SotD Thursday April 27

    Envy Gucci
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    Re: What do celebrities wear?

    wow, thanks :)
  87. Re: A friend of mine wears Donald Trump The Fragra

    hold on a sec, what I found funny is how he said it, like this is the best hands down, because he knows what I wear, I guess we all have our fav ;)
  88. Re: Sean "Diddy" Combs launch of Unforgivable at S

    Yeah but see czesc, the &quot;cologne newcomer&quot; dosnt know that Unforgivable is very similar to Millesime Imperial and they are going to buy it. How many people who listen to Combs wear MI?
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    What do celebrities wear?

    Anyone know what fragrances celebrities wear?

    for example, does Combs wear his own? :)
  90. Re: A friend of mine wears Donald Trump The Fragra

    Yeah but I think he over applied it. ;D
  91. A friend of mine wears Donald Trump The Fragrance

    He told me today, I go &quot;what are you wearing?&quot; he goes &quot;Donald Trump's Edt, it's my all time favorite&quot;

    ;D I've been laughing all day
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    Re: Blind buys you have most regretted...

    Probably Boss Soul by Hugo Boss &amp; Boss Motion by Hugo Boss :-[
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    Re: Flowerbomb banned in Oslo airport

    What happends if a passenger buys it outside the airport and brings it with them on their trip? ::)
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    Re: Which scents drive women wild?

    classic ;D
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    Re: Need "expert" advice

    Thanks everyone for your suggestions, I appreciate it. :)

    I just ordered samples of Envy by Gucci, Dior Homme by Christian Dior, Gucci pour Homme by Gucci and Green Irish Tweed by Creed. Those...
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    Re: Envy in summer

    I just ordered a sample :)

    I'm excited! ;D
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    Need "expert" advice

    I'm 22 yrs old. I currently wear Acqua di Gio and Eternity.

    I know what you're thinking. ::)

    I want to start wearing something different now, something that really stands out in the crowd if...
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    Re: Most sold male fragrance these days?

    in the United States only.
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    Re: Donald Trump The Fragrance

    The smell of bankruptcy.
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    Your Favourite Fragrance Ever?

    Eternity by CK :)
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