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    Re: Intoxicating fragrances in your collection

    Interesting, I didn't see Eau Sauvage here,or Terre D'Hermes...I find these quite intoxicating...and Carvein's Vetiver as well.
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    Re: Does anyone actually *love* Guerlain Vetiver?

    Yeah, I'd say I sort of love it. It's not the same as it was 25 years ago...or of course my nose could have matured...in any case it's a fresh, spicy aroma that I often get complements on...I may...
  3. Re: i *love* guerlain vetiver, but it smells like old guy to others... help!

    oh Smith, where do you get that geriatric bull from...it's a fresh young scent worn by young men all over the globe.
  4. Re: i *love* guerlain vetiver, but it smells like old guy to others... help!

    Admittedly i've not read all the responses here, but for years I've switched among Carvain Vetivere, Gerlain Vetivere and Eau Sauvage. And who ever told you it smells like an old man frag is simply...
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    Re: I love vetiver, but...

    David, I am both open to and hungry for suggestions. The differences are not clear to me. I'm also assuming that I can mix vetiver essential with a synthetic to improve the natural product. I also...
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    Re: I love vetiver, but...

    I'm going to try some of the synthetic vetiver because at least I have a feel for the quality of the fragrance. Today I'm experimenting with flankers. So fun.
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    Re: I love vetiver, but...

    I suspect there may be some fraud involved as well, like with sandalwood and jasmine absolute. Ive found Haitian Vetivere foe about $18.00 an ounce. If it really is the good stuff, I'd pay that. ...
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    Re: I love vetiver, but...

    Addendum:
    A funny thing just happened. I thought of the sweet tobacco as a mid note. Yet here it is, several hours later floating lightly above the earthy base. My wife , lying next to me as I...
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    Re: I love vetiver, but...

    I appreciate yor time and effort here guys. I'm learning a ton. So...I built a simple accord of vetiver oil, patchouli, and oakmoss each at at 5%. I mixed 10 drops Vetiver, 6 drops oakmoss and 4...
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    Re: I love vetiver, but...

    Thank you guys. I got my vetiver from Wmed on eBay. I didn't realize at the time that there was a big range if aromas I Vetiver. I bought a whole ounce...so far it just smells like turpentine even...
  11. Re: Terre D Hermes 200ml pure parum is back at cheapsmells.com 91.95

    Not what I call a cheap smell...
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    Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    Get some samplers on eBay and pick the one you like. We can't know what would best reflect the winter you. That said, Green Irish Tweed has a nice warm sitting by the fire in tweed feel to it and...
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    I love vetiver, but...

    I've worn vetiver edt for years, Carven, Guerlain and Creed. So I decided to buy some vetiver essential oil. I diluted it to 10%. And let it sit overnight. It smells just like turpentine...awful. ...
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