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  1. Re: How do you test multiple scents simultaneously (scents that share the same note composition)?

    Actiasluna, you are correct. It will be almost impossible to evaluate sillage. Good point:thumbsup:


    Thank you for taking the time to reply to my thread.
  2. How do you test multiple scents simultaneously (scents that share the same note composition)?

    For instance, if I have narrowed down a selection of multiple Vetiver based fragrances and would like to compare them by spraying them on my skin; where do I spray more than 7 scent tests with enough...
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    Re: High End Nerolis - please compare

    Thanks for your response jrd4t.

    What does your 'pile of other orange blossom/neroli scents' include? Do you care to share with fellow basenote members?:rolleyes::o I am on a quest to find and try...
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    Re: High End Nerolis - please compare

    It is my understanding that perfume gurus claim that there is "no such thing as feminine or masculine fragrances. There are simply fragrances". I do not know how that can be.

    Anyway, I do;...
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    Re: High End Nerolis - please compare

    I second Profumum's Neroli. The fragrance is labeled as unisex. However, for some reason it seems to lean towards the feminine side of the spectrum to my nose. I have been debating whether or not to...
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    Re: Let us now Praise Profumum

    kumquat,

    Thanks for your thoughtful response. The myrrh does help indeed. In fact, if it was not for the myrrh I would not even consider this fragrance.

    I do; however, enjoy citrus, lighter...
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    Re: Let us now Praise Profumum

    I have tested Profumum Neroli and think is an outstanding fragrance. However, I keep vacillating on whether to purchase a bottle. I truly like it, but it seems to be on the feminine side of the...
  8. Re: Detailed instructions on How to decant fragrances from SPRAY bottles into atomize

    Interesting article. :dankk2:
  9. Re: Detailed instructions on How to decant fragrances from SPRAY bottles into atomize

    Why are you switching from plastic to glass vials? Do you have leakage problems?

    I'll certainly review accessoriesforfragrances.com inventory.

    Thank you. :)
  10. Re: Detailed instructions on How to decant fragrances from SPRAY bottles into atomize

    Why could I not find these threads?:shocked::embarassed::(

    Anyhow, Thank you so very much for providing me with all these links. You cannot imagine how much it helps. I'll review each and everyone...
  11. Re: Detailed instructions on How to decant fragrances from SPRAY bottles into atomize

    LOL! It would not surprise me if I am overcomplicating this. I am notorious for creating convoluted problems to simple decisions.:shocked:

    I'll do as you recommended. Thank you for replying to my...
  12. Detailed instructions on How to decant fragrances from SPRAY bottles into atomizers?

    Detailed Steps on How to decant fragrances from SPRAY bottles into atomizers

    I have; unsuccessfully:embarassed:, attempted to find a thread that addresses the entire process of decanting...
  13. Detailed instructions on How to decant fragrances from SPRAY bottles into atomizers?

    I have; unsuccessfully:embarassed:, attempted to find a thread that addresses the entire process of decanting fragrances.

    I would like to decant spray bottles (my collection of fragrances) into...
  14. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    OF COURSE IT HELPS! -EVERY SINGLE THING YOU SAID HELPED!


    Thank you very much for the enlightening and educational reply:).
  15. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    This is going to sound very idiotic:embarassed:, but what is Everso? a fragrance? I tried to search for 'everso' in the basenotes directory but nothing came up.
  16. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    Thank you jenson. I'll check it out.;)
  17. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    LOL:D! Not a problem. I absolutely love Creed fragrances. I was trying to be rather sarcastic with the title of my thread. -- and who am I kidding? ---...perhaps attract some attention to the thread...
  18. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    A few more questions:o

    - What are the olfactory/olfactive groups for Erolfa and Green Valley.? I realize that this is somewhat subjective and that fragrances can belong to two or even three...
  19. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    Bijan Style for men has good reviews here. I was not necessarily searching for a 'cheap' alternative, but I have nothing to lose. I will certainly give it a try.

    Thanks Bigsly
  20. Re: How do I improve the sillage/projection of my Creed Fragrances?

    accessoriesforfragrance.com and lotioncrafter.com?> got it. I hope I will not waste any perfume by trying to decant. If I do; well what can I say, my counter top will smell amazingly, right;)? I'll...
  21. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    LOL ! I am glad someone said it. I'll refrain from reposing my title many times in the future.

    mtgprox05...cough... I am sorry...Mr. Green;),

    I notice you have Green Valley as one of your...
  22. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    scentsitivity thanks for the informative reply.

    I will be certain to purchase the shower gel as soon as possible. (Good idea> thanks).

    Also, I will order a sample of Laura Tonatto's Oltre.
    ...
  23. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    wow in the vast world of perfumes these are 'Pretty unique'? crap.:( That is good and bad; I guess. I like unique scents, but If I am not able to improve the sillage or longevity (as you indicated)...
  24. Re: CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    I know, I know....I am sorry:embarassed: I was hoping no one would notice :rolleyes:

    I merely wanted to post a title that would accurately convey the subject matter in my thread; and I could not...
  25. Re: Similar niche fragances Chypre, green, marine, fresh scents? Creed sillage/projec

    So...what did you do? Are you considering alternative fragrances? Should I simply give up on Creed:eek:?
  26. Re: How do I improve the sillage/projection of my Creed Fragrances?

    Thank you shermanirving for replying to the thread.

    I though about this before, but is it true that if one 'layers' a scent the fragrance loses sillage? I presume I can wait until the fragrance...
  27. Re: How do I improve the sillage/projection of my Creed Fragrances?

    Thank you TwoRoads. I'll read the thread you talk about.
  28. CREED HATERS - Need your help. Similar niche fragances. Creed sillage problem

    I know some of you out there hate the House of Creed for various reasons...I happen to really like some of their fragrances. If you want one more neophyte to be rescued from the 'Creed spell'; help...
  29. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Re: Creed fragrances

    Any more suggestions?
  30. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Re: Creed fragrances and 'genres'

    Thanks zztopp for your response! :dankk2: Now it makes sense:;).

    You indicate that there are numerous 'genres of fragrances' (orientals, eau d'colognes, fougeres, etc.). A few questions:

    1)...
  31. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Re: Creed fragrances

    Why would someone pay more for a EDP when they can get better projection and longevity in a EDT?:confused:
  32. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Re: Creed fragrances

    :undecided:Can a EDT have stronger sillage and more longevity than a EDP/Millesime fragrance?:eek::confused:
  33. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Re: Creed fragrances

    :confused:Correct me if I am wrong, but I thought that Acier Aluminum is a EDT which will make the fragrance less concentrated than the EDP/Millesime line. Am I correct?
    Can a EDT have more...
  34. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Re: Creed fragrances

    Thanks for your reply. I really like Green Valley as well. Given the lack of sillage and/or projection, do you know of any other fragrance(s) with the same or similar note structure? Perhaps from a...
  35. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Re: Creed fragrances

    What do you guys think about Green Valley (Creed) for men in terms of projection and longevity?;)
  36. Thread: Creed fragrances

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    Creed fragrances

    Of all the creed fragrances which one has the strongest ‘sillage’, projection and longevity?

    It is my understanding that climate, humidity and even unique skin characteristics may affect the...
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    I really need your help!

    Hello everyone,

    I am just delving into the fragrance world. I am guilty of going to Saks, Neiman’s or even Sephora and simply buying whatever smelled good :o. I have been reading reviews for the...
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