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    Re: What I will buy next!

    My next purchase will be Guerlain Spriritueuse Double Vanille. And possibly Tonka Imperiale afterwards.
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    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    Leather Oud is my worst nightmare.

    Btw, I'm really surprised on how many times Musc Ravageut was mentioned!
    Do you not let it evolve or is it really that repulsive? I know that the beginning of...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th July 2015

    Evening all!!
    30 Roses, congratulation on your 12k!!!
    PerfumedLady, I wish a speedy recovery to your niece!
    CuddleCat, get well soon!

    SotE is Officina delle Essenze Caldo Gourmand.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th July 2015

    Joining Cazaubon in Feve Delicieuse for my SotE.

    I enjoy this one so much! I have 125 mls and am already starting to panick where I'm gonna get the 250 mls bottle once this is finished and I'm...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th July 2015

    Bois des Iles on this lovely evening we have here.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th July 2015

    Morning all!
    SotD is Feve Delicieuse.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - July 2015

    N.Cal, Orchidee Vanille is one of my alltime favorite fragrances!! I love love love it! It is just wonderful!!

    And all the vanilla frags you mentioned, it's like you asked me! All my favorites...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - July 2015

    P.S. I've read a few reviews where people said that this was strong on incense and leather. I don't get any, I mean ANY leather at all and incense might possibly be there as a supporting note perhaps...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - July 2015

    I like Philosykos soooo much better! Philosykos EDP that is, much much nicer than edt. The beginning is completely different, the Philo is green and very realistic fig whereas Ashoka is floral and...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - July 2015

    Sample of the day, well, night actually is Neela Vermiere Ashoka. This is my second wear.
    I must say I'm pretty disappointed with this scent. Not that it's a bad scent, it is perfectly nice little...
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    Re: Fragrance suggestion for a female friend

    Well, if she likes Opium my guess is she might like something richer and with attitude, so maybe Black Orchid, Tobacco vanille or even Musc Ravageur.
    From the department store maybe Shalimar, but...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4th July 2015

    Hello all and Happy Independece day to all of you nice people overseas!
    Welcome back, ErinK!

    Wearing Spiritueuse Double Vanille while doing house chores. This one is going to be my next purchase.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3rd July 2015

    Well, I'm almost there in deciding to buy TI, and we all know how that usually ends ;)

    I tried gourmand coquin and didn't like it, I mean I like it, it's nice and sweet but a bit "ordinary" and...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2015

    I don't find Bois des Iles light at all. I can smell it on myself so well for hours after applying only two spritzes. And I have the current formulation,just bought it two days a go. Smells great....
  15. Re: hot summer! Your favorite smoldering fragrances for the summer

    This summer I've been wearing completely different scents than last few summers.
    Normally I go for beachy tropical coconutty fragrances and VIW, Bronze goddess, CSP Coco extreme and such have been...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3rd July 2015

    Morning all!
    I'm wearing Tonka Imperiale from a sample today. I've been wearing it9 yesterday evening and again this morning, I like it very very much, it's soft, not too sweet at all, almondy...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd July 2015

    Betsy, I love gardenia also, and the best I've found so far is Isabey Gardenia, it's just wonderful and creamy, I think you should try this one if you haven't already.
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    Re: Coconut based fragrances.

    Sl Datura Noir
    Profumum Dolce Acqua
    Coudray Vanille et Coco
    Zeromolecole Nerocacao (coconut not listed in notes but sure smells like one!)
    Nuxe Le Parfum
    Yves Rocher Monoi Eau de Vahines
    EL...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd July 2015

    Hello all!
    We are having a hot hot day today.
    Wearing Bois des Iles from my brand new bottle. So happy with this one.

    SotE will be Guerlain Tonka Imperiale from a sample that arrived today. Will...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th June 2015

    Well I already did my homework! ;) I tried most of the line already, and the truth is, I'm just not a Chanel girl. I can tell that the line is good overall but I just don't feel particularly drawn to...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th June 2015

    No, not in my town unfortunately but in our capital - Zagreb. And I'm going there tomorrow with my husband and my little boy, on a day trip, so won't be having much time for sniffing unfortunately,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th June 2015

    EMK, that's great! I hope we'll be scent twins soon! ;)
    I actually sampled Bois des Iles Parfum today, the sample arrived right on time! And surprisingly, I like the edt better! I did a side by...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th June 2015

    Evening all!
    SotE is Spiritueuse double vanille.

    Finally going to Chanel boutique tomorrow, looking forward to that, gonna be buying Bois des Iles most probably!
  24. Re: New fragrance from Christian Dior - Fève Délicieuse [Feve Delicieuse]

    It's perfectly unisex and it's wonderful. I wear it soo much ever since I got it. I highly recommend it. It's not your typical sugar overdose edible kind of gourmand but it's just so wonderful....
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th June 2015

    It's raining cats and dogs here today, I'm wearing Feve Delicieuse to warm me up.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23rd June 2015

    SotE is Dior Homme Intense.
    I just bought this one on a whim this afternoon, it's been so long since I last purchased anything from designer offer and I was bored in the department store so I...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - June 2015

    thanks dear teardrop! Glad to be here and I'll try to post as much as I can, I sample something new almost everyday. Well, if you like a lot of honey- BTB is a must try! Definitely well made....
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    Re: Sample of the Day - June 2015

    teardrop, your description of Terracotta is spot on. I blind bought it when it first came out last year and was a bit disappointed cos I was hoping for a bit more coconut, but it's actually mostly...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - June 2015

    Today I'm sampling By Kilian Back To Black. Actually this is my second wearing but I wasn't sure about it the first time.
    Anyway, I get loads of honey from this one and this remains the strongest...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23rd June 2015

    Hello all!
    By Kilian Back To Black from a sample today.
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    Re: Your Top 3 from Parfumerie Générale?

    1. Cadjmere *****
    2. Aomassai ****
    3. Felanilla ***

    Honourable mention to Musc Maori and Indochine
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    Re: female members lacking

    Well, I think this is a great community and I have learned so much since joining, however there are far less women than men, that is a fact. That doesn't bother me much though as men are totally nice...
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    Re: Splitting, what's in it for them?

    I just wanted to add a big big thanks to remik and other splitters as they are really doing a great thing and being incredibly helpful to this community. It's thanks to them that some of us get to...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 10th June 2015

    Today I'm wearing L'Erbolario Meharees that lovely Claire sent to me. It is indeed very similar to Musc ravageur, the drydown. I'm enjoying it very much.
    Thank you Claire! Kisses
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    Re: Clean clothes smell

    I second MFK Aqua Universalis, should be exactly what you're looking for.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 8th June 2015

    Xscent, congratulations on your acquisition. Very nice!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 8th June 2015

    Dear tdem, best wishes for your birthday!!
    Wearing Musc Ravageur today.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    I added Gourmand Coquin already! Will add Oriental Brulant.
    I'm expecting to like quite a few of these.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    ^I'm actually waiting for a sample of this one and then I'm officially done with Malle's collection.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    Well, you should try it definitely and see for yourself, you never know, though for me it was a big disappointment cos I expected to like it. To me, first thing I got was a smell of old-fashioned...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    Both added to cart, thanks! Bois d'Armenie might be good, not sure about Angelique cos angelica is not one of my fave notes but will try it anyway. N.CAL, I like your recommendations cos we seem to...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    N.CAL, I sure will. I'm making an order from Surrender to Chance as we speak ;). I've added Tonka Imperiale, Cuir Beluga and Gourmand Coquin to cart already, together with some other stuff. They...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    SotE is Feve Delicieuse again for my night shift.
    Got a compliment already, from a female co-worker.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    Meh...I don't know what to say, wasn't bad but wasn't good either. That combination of violet, iris, rose...just too floral and thick. I had the same issue with Misia and I thought I'd like it. Don't...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    Washed the Lipstick Rose off.
    Now wearing Maison Francis Kurkdjian 754. I like it! It has that Aqua Universalis Forte vibe, but it' s softer,less sharp, less citrusy,more floral, very very nice....
  46. Re: No bull, do you think different ethnicities prefer different scents?

    Well, I think there could be some difference, but not as a rule for sure. As we can see here, perfume lovers from all over the world love all kinds of stuff. I think perfume preferences are to an...
  47. Re: Today's Most Entertaining BN Perfume Review.

    Her writing is wonderful indeed! I think she should do her own Perfume Guide, I bet many of us here would love to read it!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7th June 2015

    Hello all!
    Sotd is Lipstick Rose from a sample. I find it very similar to Misia.
    Have a great day everyone!
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    Re: Cancer treatment and perfumes. Help?

    Aphexacid, I wish you speedy recovery and all the best! You will go through with that and it will all be good! I'm with you to continue enjoying scents, no reason whatsoever not to! It gives you...
  50. Thread: Second Chances

    by Vernona
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    Re: Second Chances

    I've just recently been giving a second (and third and fourth) chance to Bois des Iles. I dismissed it on the first smell right away, but then some lovely BNers kept recommending this one so I had to...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 6th June 2015

    Evening all!
    SotE is Feve Delicieuse!
    I recieved my split from remik today and I looooove it!! It was a blind buy, but a pretty safe one given the notes.
    I took 125 mls so I got to keep the bottle...
  52. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Dear Remik, I received Feve Delicieuse today! Thank you so much! Everything went great and was delivered fast! And I love love love the fragrance! I sure will be participating in your splits in the...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 6th June 2015

    Hello all!
    Bois des Iles from a sample today.

    Happy Birthday, Asha!!! :kiss:
  54. Re: What am I missing? Please suggest a fragrance

    You need to sample Maison Francis Kurdjian, it doesn't get better than that in terms of clean and fresh. My suggestion would be Aqua Universalis or Aqua Universalis Forte.
    Also sample some Atelier...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 4th June 2015

    Hello all!
    I'm wearing MFK Feminin Pluriel from a sample today. I saw this being categorized as Chypre floral, I really don't get how is this a chypre? Anyway, to me this is a soft, feminine rosy...
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    Re: Male Female monsters, whats yours?

    From what I own, Tobacco Vanille for longevity and projection. Profumum Dolce Acqua for longevity. Lasts forever,not a projection monster imo.
  57. Thread: Never enough

    by Vernona
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    Re: Never enough

    Well, I think everyone has some vice. I also don't think we should throw psychological diagnoses around so liberally. Today, everything that is a bit out of the "average" becomes a disease and...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 3rd June 2015

    Hello all!
    Wearing VIW on this hot and sunny day!
    N.CAL, you smell good! [emoji6]
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    Re: What do guys like to smell on women?

    Oh, and as for my husband, luckily he has a taste similar to mine and doesn't like fruity florals or florals at all on me. A couple of days a go I was wearing Gardenia by Isabey and he said I smelled...
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    Re: What do guys like to smell on women?

    Obviously,I'm not a guy but I thought I'd share my experience. Unfortunately, most men around me seem to like the mainstream fruity floral scents and sweet vanillas. Most younger guys I asked about...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Update: I just saw that Surrender to chance offers samples of Iunx L'Arbre...I have no idea how I missed it the last time...Anyway,it's in the cart now, I just don't know what I'll do if I like...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Thank you guys for some great imput!
    Schnozz, I can't find the Iunx sample anywhere so far,otherwise I sure would've considered it.

    Mike, thanks for clearing that up,you're probabyl right about...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Thank you for your input Sugandaraja! Out of your first 3 suggestions, I only didn't buy Tam Dao...I liked it,but wasn't crasy about it. It will be revisited after some tims. I'm really looking...
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    Well, I sure hope so semanticnoise! And thank you for your input! It actually stinks less and less the more I try it out, I guess nose just gets used to it!
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Claire, I actually have that one on the sample list and really looking forward to try it out it's just that I had so many samples comming my way these days that I can't even keep up with that, but it...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    I've never tried anything from Sonoma Studio, I will have to explore it, sounds like something I might like.
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    Re: What is your's the best by IL PROFUMO ?

    ^+1. Chocolate was the only one I liked too, but not enough to purchase a bottle.
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    Re: What Made You Choose You Basenote Name?

    Vernona was the name of my dance teacher back whan I was on the first year of University. I have never heard that name before or after and I loved it. My real name is Lukrecija, and it's also quite...
  69. Re: Ever feel like nobody's listening or your fragrance recommendations go unnoticed?

    There's one from Jo Malone, French Lime blossom, nice and fresh, very spring-like.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille : really good sillage or not?

    I own Tobacco Vanille about a year and a half and it has great sillage.
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Well girls, teardrop and Claire, thank you so much!
    teardrop,I'm off to read your review. I usually use cell-phone(tapatalk) for BN so can't read reviews through it but I'll do it right away!
    ...
  72. Re: Ever feel like nobody's listening or your fragrance recommendations go unnoticed?

    I believe what he meant (and what the saying meant) is kind of a description of a situation in which you give a good advice and put some thought in it and the other person does not listen/care. That...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    @teardrop, what do you think of Bois des Iles? I'd really like to hear your opinion.
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    To me, the skanky part lasts around half an hour and I can't really smell it afterwards unless I really stick my noste to my wrist but even then it is really so faint and no longer bothers me. And...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    I've only ever tried SDV from Guerlains exclusive lines, and I was actually glad that I didn't like it cos It would really be a problem to get it.
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Asha,I agree in everything you said on Santal Carmin,I don't consider it sandalwood either but I like it a lot.
    Well, I can't seem to decide on BDI, do I want it or not, so i'll decide on a whim...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    teardrop,I order from them too, all the time, it's not samples that are the problem,it's what i'll do if I like something, cos I can't get bottles anywhere except ebay that I tend to avoid.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 31st May 2015

    Started off with Pomelo Paradis this morning. Nice and refreshing!
    My SotE will be Bois des Iles.

    Cazaubon, congrats on your retirement! [emoji2]
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Well thank you mixer, for these links! Gonna check it out.
    As for the vintage BDI, I'm afraid that would be too much for me... I'm having a hard time with the current edt formulation, smells vintage...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    I'm re-reading your suggestions and upon reading this,it really makes me wonder what am I missing in BDI then?
    I mostly get aldehydes and soap- that is sandalwood obviously. I don't even find it...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    None of the trusted online retailers that ship to my country seems to carry those Guerlains,as far as I've seeb, and somehow I tend to stay away from ebay when frags are in question, there are just...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Unfortunately these Guerlains are practically impossible to get a hold of where I live,so I didn't even sample them by now cos I don't want to love something and than not being able to get it!
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    remik, thanks a lot,I will try 31 Rue,but Cuir de russie I think would be probably too much for me, I generally dislike leather. I actually don't own a sample of this on but will try it out anyway.
    ...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Sharkington, I already own both of this and you're right, they are great. I don't see Santal Carmin so much as a sandalwood frag as to my nose it isn't that prominent but love it nonetheless cos it's...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    remik, thanks so much for this clarification, I knew this had to be it, and now that you said it,it really is the smell of old fashioned soaps the way I remember them from my childhood. I've actually...
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    I sure hope so gandhajala as I'm very close to buying a bottle. I'm trying to expand my collection with stuff that is a bit out of my comfort zone,I think I'll love this one with a bit more time.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 30th May 2015

    SotE is Bois des Iles.
    Giving it another go to see if I can go past the aldehyde blast in the beginning.
    Question for everyone, is this soapy note that is so prominent after aldehydes are gone...
  88. Re: Less than (or equal to) 1 ml sample sizes...

    For me, 1ml sample is enough to determine if I like the scent or not. Of course I like the 2-3 ml spray samples better but I actually get enough applications with 1ml. If one is sampling a lot of...
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    Re: Creamy Cozy Sandalwood

    Guys,some help please.

    So, I'm giving Bois des Iles another try, after the initial aldehydic blast I'm starting to like it a bit better, but what is this soapy thing that I'm smelling really...
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    Re: Is 3 sprays of Virgin Island Water too much?

    Don't worry, no chance you're overdoing it with 3 sprays of VIW. I spray 4-5 and never had any issues, it's really pretty safe!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 30th May 2015

    Hello all!
    Sampling PG Felanilla today. I like it so far, it's a nice take on vanilla, the drydown shares some similarities to Aomassai from the same house.
    Have a great Saturday all!
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    N.CAL, I did try Ambre Narguille, I have a sample lying around somewhere but didn't like it enough to buy a bottle. It does have a similar vibe to it like MR.
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    rynegne, I've actually never smelled L de Lolita, only the original, the apple bottle. I will try it!

    Cacio, yes one dirty musk allright! I envy people that like it cos MR would be a buy for me...
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    Rynegne, own and love DVN! ;) Great suggestion though they're not similar imo. MR is much spicier.
    Hacker that oil sounds great!
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    Check it out definitely,they have some really nice fragrances and quite affordable also. Its just that I have never seen Meharees in my country, while most of the other ones in the line are easily...
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    Thanks for the tip Jack, I will definitely try it out!
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    Re: On Musc Ravageur

    noitsnotme, thank you for your suggestion, I have heard this on being compared to MR but have never tried it. We do have L'erbolario in my country but have never seen this particular one!

    Claire,...
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    On Musc Ravageur

    Hi all,
    Today I'm sampling Musc ravageur. I absolutely hate the top notes of it, the skanky, stinky don't know what that is,note. Musc, I guess. The stink lasts around half an hour on me and then...
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    Re: Let's talk sandalwood!!

    I second Dries Van Noten, if you don't mind sweet and vanilla that is.
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    Re: FFS...fragrance frustration syndrome lol

    Neo, nice to know I'm not the only one! :)
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