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    Re: Today I bought February 2019

    Tax return is in and I treated myself to a few scents at TJMaxx. My finds were a box set of Wildfox ( which on initial test seems to be a soft peach musk possibly with a touch of incense) , Weil 's...
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    Re: Fragrance for my 19yr old niece

    Popular ? Probably CH Good Girl ( high heel bottle) or Dior Miss Dior Cherie or Blooming Bouquet. A sampler pack that has a FB voucher from Sephora could work too. One of the Guerlain LBD ones might...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Woke up with a nasty headache this morning and with the rush to get to work ? I went scentless. Since the headache has diminished and I had gotten into coconut oil to moisturize the dog's paws , I...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    I think I might sync up with Bvlgari Bvl Notte late tonight . Now , I'm in a random and slightly nauseating assortment from dusting, spraying to refresh my memory, and sorting by general note/...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Babyone hates Maja and probably dislikes citrus in general. I don't think she minds herbaly,minty scents ( somewhat related to the catnip family) she loves valerian ( which stinks ) ,I might put a...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    I'm certainly in sync today! Showered using Suave rose oil infusion shampoo and a artesian rose soap followed by The Body Shop Morroccan Rose body milk lotion spray and Pecksniffs Rose & Peoney...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Only realized today that I'd completely forgotten to check what the sync was. So I checked. I recalled what I'd worn yesterday . I -was-in sync yesterday with Kimmora Lee Simmons Baby Phat Goddess a...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Prada Infusion d' Iris this morning ( what I sprayed in my hair is still going, the rest died from today's heat and humidity )
    Midday scent is Salvatore Ferragamo Pour Femme which is also a clean...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Syncing with Dior Dune
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Powdery synced with Barbara Bui perfume white oil.
  11. Re: NEW: Elizabeth Arden - Green Tea Fig For Women!

    This does sound promising . I try to collect ( and use ) most of them ( skipping cucumber - blech!) but like or love most of this affordable line.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Rayne Insurrection , as it smells okay ( like a lowered vanilla Pi ) and doesn't seem to be exacerbating my low to middling headache ,also since I'm duo syncing with NST , the bottle is kinda ugly...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2017

    I scored this for $20 at my local thrift store 63623
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I'll do Femme in your honor Knit at nite!
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    Re: Today I bought November 2016

    Just got a steal deal on eBay. 6.8 ounce new bottle of Elizabeth Arden Pretty edc . I had a bottle until my mom adopted it to her collection.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    For the Silk Road sync I plan on wearing Ted Lapidus Silk Way. Unfortunately I probably won't smell much of it- I've currently got a head/chest cold.
  17. Re: Coty Chypre -- can this be worn by a man?

    I've heard that Cary Grant and or Errol Flynn wore Coty Chypre. If they can so can anyone!
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    Re: Today I bought August 2016

    A quick stop by a local thrift shop netted this beauty for $3.99 !5408954090
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    Re: All Aboard the Hype Train!!! Gold Sugar

    I'm probably going to have to get Black and Steel Sugar (s) and any others. I suspect my Dad might like the Black Sugar,he liked the Blue and Bvlgari Black is now his holy grail scent.
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    Re: All Aboard the Hype Train!!! Gold Sugar

    I have to chime in on this thread. I recently got both Pink and Gold Sugar (s) at TJMAXX. Initially I intended to get the Pink Sugar ( giftset) for a coworker of mine as its her signature ( along...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I think since I just bought it last Saturday I'll give Dior Eau Fraiche its first wear.47132
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    Re: Today I bought February 2016

    Saturday Mom and I went out to go grocery shopping. On the way we stopped at a thrift shop she wanted to check . On a whim we went on further and checked a second thrift shop.
    I looked in the glass...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    No time to root through my samples, I'm going for a mini of Angel garden of stars peony or Rose can't remember which one I have .8:26 here and must be out the door in 20 min...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I'm "syncing " with Foustie and La Flâneuse - no Creed in my wardrobe.( so far..). I morning synced with the NST sync -House of Bvlgari with Jasmin Noir . I feel like something spicy and a bit in...
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    Re: Today I bought December 2015

    Today I bought a steal deal on eBay ( of course) : YSL L'Homme ( looks like about 1/4-1/3 full 1 oz? ) , Terre d'Hermes ( probably also a 1 oz bottle, about 3/4-6/7ths full also some Jack Black stuff...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Synced with the very spicy Comme de Garçons edp.Cardamom,cinnamon,black pepper ,nutmeg,coriander and clove . There's honey in the note list too so there's a sorta spice / tea thing going on with this...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Forgot to check the sync and went sampling while shopping. Ended up double syncing. NST sync is YSL week and here its Patchouli. Sampled YSL's Black Opium, Queen Latifah's Queen of Hearts,and...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I synced up with Estée Lauder Amber Mystique. Still smells wonderful eight hours later. I may need a back up bottle or two..
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Hmmm ......for a teetotaler I certainly have a lot of boozey fragrances! I guess I'm in for a Prohibition Week( or perfume rehab..).
    Bvlgari's Bvl line ( vodka note) is great in warmer weather. My...
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    Re: Cartier Must de Cartier Gold

    They just launched a lot of Cartier at Belk and I was able to get samples . The fragrance counter people didn't know much at all about the line . The Cartier "rep" apparently dumped off a few cases...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Didn't remember the sync but did sync inadvertently anyway. I've been hosed down in Chopard Madness and loving every rosewood and pink pepper minute of it! Christine Nagel is a genius!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Sync twins with Katori in EA Green Tea Lavender. I might switch this evening to Pi a big vanilla( tonka) lavender combo.
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    I also bought a " three quarters full" ( uh-huh) bottle of Pi (1.7 oz) but for $7 I'm not fussy 40626
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    It IS Nahema!!! :2vrolijk_08: :vrolijk_26:!!! 40625
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    Estée Lauder Amber Mystique 1.7 oz new . Won it on eBay this morning for about $21 counting shipping. BLIND BUY! Hope I like it!
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    Just bought a nearly full bottle of a Guerlain . I'm not sure which it is !?!? The mystery is killing me! Seller said she bought it a few years ago and the label rubbed to illegibility. She said its...
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    Re: Madame Carven dead at 105

    I'll wear something from the Carven line tomorrow in her honor.
  38. I third the motion that they become availiable in...

    I third the motion that they become availiable in the U.S. And wish that they came in a mini coffret so I could buy them all at once. Also good for travel or purse size that way..
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    Re: Today I bought May 2015

    Just did a little late night eBay vintage fume hunting and bagged a partial bottle of Cher Uninhibited for $5.00. Shipping is free! Bottle is very interesting like a Egyptian or Babylonian motif....
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Stuck at home with a medium bad case of bronchitis and general feverish head cold with a fun twist! Pinkeye! Great.
    Can't really smell that much right now ( upside it will make tending the kitty box...
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    I like Black Orchid but I probably wear the Voile De Fleur version more ,it's closer to ELPC Tuberose Gardenia- on steroids.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    I ordered a bottle of a limited edition Pleasures before it became out of stock and a regret of not buying. ( also for the gwp makeup and bag). The store didn't have it in stock so they had another...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Earlier today I liberally sprayed myself with Salvatore Ferragamo pour Homme for a busy work day. Late tonight I was in the mood for something different and sprayed two spritzes of Poeme which is...
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    Poll: Re: Which ones do you love from this list?

    I love Pure Malt enough to buy a bottle , and have La Nuit and Pure Havana and One Million are on my to buy list(even though PH may be a headache trigger for me )Chanel's product line is very nice ,...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Synced with BBW Velvet Tuberose shower gel and lotion , topped with YSL Nu edp ( I hear they re-released it and it's not the same -so I think it counts as discontinued.)
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Okay! I'm going with the first higher priced paid full retail full size bottle interpretation of this sync .
    A*men Pure Malt . Believe the hype. There's only one problem.
    Now I'm going to have to...
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    Re: Today I bought February 2015

    Splurged a bit ,Clinique Calyx gift set and a bottle of TM A*Men Pure Malt ( not sure and don't care which version it is probably 2013). Currently snooping the Jo Malone counter. Mmmm ...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Okay do I get bonus points for doing a three way similarity/dupes? And more for syncing with two diverse syncs on the same day?

    Bath and Body Works Into The Wild (d/ced), Burberry Brit Sheer, and...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I skipped this first fragrances sync because I think my first scent was a child's Tinkerbell cologne ( came with bubble bath and talc and a lip balm that was called a lipstick if I recall correctly...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I went with Badgley Mishka lotion and scent , over layering with Samsara Shine tonight . Apparently I'm liking the red fruits +florals today . SS has a nice soothing Jasmine and Sandalwood to it...
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    Re: YSL baby dolls

    Is there a way that a sub heading could be added for the special editions in the main listing for a scent? That way if you look up the original and pull up the scent's page you'd see that the "...
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    Re: Insurrection by Reyane (for men)

    I've got a bottle of the men's too. Good stuff.
  53. I'm willing to sniff them if I run across them...

    I'm willing to sniff them if I run across them sometime,but I never met one of the Clean perfume line that I liked much less LOVED. I don't expect that this line will be giving me the...
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    Re: Aromatics in White by Clinique

    Want!!!
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    Re: Gift suggestions for a female friend

    Try finding a Sephora or Ulta store they usually have some good options.
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    Re: Today I Bought. December 2014

    Second lot33176 12 bottles $ 26+ $9.95 shipping .
    Flowers EDT 70% full
    Avon Simple Element Warm Sunshine edt 5oz 85% full
    Dana Classic Gardinia edc missing cap 1.7 oz 95% full
    EA True Love...
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    Re: Today I Bought. December 2014

    I won a second lot on eBay .. I now have 22 bottles ( assorted sizes and fill levels)coming my way. :rolleyesold: If this keeps up I'm going to have to add perfume binge buyer to my signature!
    Lot...
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    Re: How long have you been collecting?

    Since I was about 8 or 10 so,about 26 years then. Some are for reference , some are cause I like or love that type. Some are for scent memories ( friends or family that I don't see or have passed on).
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    Re: Today I Bought. December 2014

    Just paid for a haul yesterday , so also a technically November purchase with a December arrival . Will post the details when it arrives!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    In sync with Dior Addict ( had a work shift and figured it was strong enough to suit my mood and friendlier than Poison!).
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    Re: November Purchases 2014

    I just got a 1 oz bottle of Agent Provocateur Petale Noir for $10.80 . Nice floral scent with interesting note progression.
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    Re: November Purchases 2014

    Yum! Yum!
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    Re: October Purchases 2014

    Went thrift shopping and got a good haul. All used bottles.
    A five ounce bottle of Jacomo Parfume Rare $5.
    A bottle of Stella $7.50
    A bottle of Poème$3
    And lastly a bottle of Colors de Benetton...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Wore Auric Blends Black Opium last Friday .
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    Re: Aromatics in White by Clinique

    I called up my Clinique counter and asked about it . The poor guy sounded like he was fighting a cold and hadn't heard of it but a regional supervisor was supposed to be coming out in the next week...
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    Re: October Purchases 2014

    Woohooo I managed to download pictures!
    I also scored a partial bottle of Oscar de la Renta Ruffles 32239 it arrived yesterday . Bottle top smelled great haven't tried it yet as I had choir...
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    Re: October Purchases 2014

    Was casually checking ebay and ran across a deal on Mitsouko I couldn't pass up . A 3.1 oz bottle that appears to be maybe 1/3 used . Cylinder style for refilling those golden canister decorator...
  68. Re: New Free to a Good Home - October-December 2014

    I figured out your first puzzle too, 30Roses ! Unfortunately I really dislike artificial versions of that fruit after a few years in Panama as a tot and experiencing massive amounts of it fresh....
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Syncing in with Opium Pour Homme EDP. Actually double syncing with the NST sync by doing a opposite gender marketed scent. This stuffs amazing. Two small sprays and it's still going twelve hours...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I think I'll be in Femme by Rochas . I like the cumin-y one equally if not more than the older version. It'll also work for a duo sync with the discontinued scent sync on NST.
  71. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests September, 2014

    The Laura Ashley #1 arrived safe and smells lovely. I like it but I may end up passing it to my mom who's quite partial to Lily of the valley fragrances. Thank you Zilpha ! I left positive feedback...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Off to the Basenotes pick-me-something-random-to-wear button in wardrobe for us then. Give it a tap or few till it pops something that works.
  73. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests September, 2014

    If it hasn't yet been claimed ,I'd love to try the Laura Ashley no. 1 , Zilpha . Thank you again.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Aaaaaaccccckkkk!!!!

    Double sync Friday! Basenotes saffron or honey note. NST pick something and wear ONLY that through next Monday !?! Ouch!
    For saffron the main contenders are Mania (...
  75. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    Armani arrived today. Thank you so much Zilpha ! As I was already covered in my SOTD. I tested it on my Mom. It's a lovely soft violety ,warm cozy scent with a retro vintage vibe. Will test it...
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    Re: Favorite fall fragrances

    I don't limit myself seasonally but ..
    Golden Autumn
    Golden Woods
    Mitsouko
    Champagne / Yvresse
    And some several other spicy amber options spring to mind.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Okay, a bit late ,but better late than never. Right? Well it took some thought. I knew there HAD to be something that wasn't just a empty bottle ( no perfume to apply = it doesn't count)
    Well that...
  78. Re: So I think Calvin Klein's Euphoria is dead sexy and apparently my fellow male basenoters agree.

    Personally I'll select fragrance according to my preferences. If a scent smells good on me , is affordable, and lasts and projects acceptably then it gets a "A" if some random person likes it then...
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    Re: your favourite male scent to wear

    I've got a mini . It's very lemony and bright as I recall. ......gets up to get mini out of Balmain mini box and re try...
    Back now. No not too masculine. It's like 4711 and lemon oil. Very...
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    Re: Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent

    Notes pretty much sound like a vanilla floral with a bit of woods and pink pepper. It might be pleasantly nice , but I have my doubts about a powerhouse comparable to and worthy of its name. Also...
  81. Re: Ralph Lauren Safari - Anyone still wear?

    Once in awhile ,depending on my fragrance craving mood. Perfumed Lady shoot me an email or PM your address and I'll see if I can get some off to you.
  82. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    If no one else has spoken for it ,I'd like to claim the Armani if I may? Thank you Zilpha for your generosity!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Went with Lanvin Orange Ambre. Yum! Only downside is the longevity ( bout oh 3 hours), but hey, it's a citrus what do you expect?
  84. Re: Wife is a kindergarten teacher....needs a light everyday type scent for school

    A couple that haven't been mentioned : Elizabeth Arden green tea or a flanker. Inexpensive ,smells good and has matchy products too . So if someone's getting fussy she could say " oh it's only my...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Last week was a bit hard -I had at least a dozen to choose from! Ended up grabbing Cabochard . This week frankly stumps this ingenue. So I'll pass this week.
  86. Re: In the mood for a cheapie - Queen or Queen of Hearts by Queen Latifah

    I haven't got the Queen of Hearts yet ( or sniffed it for that matter ...) but I do have Queen . I got the gift set with the body butter (very nice!) for $12-13 at TJMaxx I may backup buy another set...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    A quick perusal of my wardrobe tells me I'm utterly spoiled for choice with a even dozen options to choose from. Arrrrghh! Okay definitely 1st world problem. Cabochard or L'interdite or Jolie Madame...
  88. Re: With perfume, without deoderant: a potentially gross-you-out quandry

    You forgot a category - vanilla and candy . I think it's Secret or Degree that has the Va Va Vanilla scented antiperspirant . Boy is that stuff strongly scented! When I tried it I felt like my arms...
  89. Re: Article: Bottega Veneta to launch new feminine fragrance, Knot in August.

    Sounds as if it might be worth trying.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Taking it down a few notches both in movie/ books and fragrance. Going to sync with BCBGirls Star as it has a strawberryish note in it. At least to my nose it does. This is to fragrance Bella from...
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    Re: 50ml or 100ml? How good is 100ml good?

    I tend to buy what's affordable. Sometimes a sample vial may be only five cents to $3 cheaper than a 1 oz bottle of the same scent. In this scenario I'm likely to just blind buy it ( based on the...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Favorite flanker? I don't need to think very hard for that one.

    Samsara Shine. It's the lush floral sandalwood of Samsara with a fruity ( not frooty!) twist . I LOVE this one and have multi...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I citrus synced by wearing BBW Be Enchanted as it's an American based origins company. ( for the NST wear an American scent Friday sync) so I'm double syncing, or was till I doused myself with Lanvin...
  94. Re: New Free to a good home, no requests, 07/01/2014

    Okay posting that I finally posted the package I promised Mamamia . Last ( ulp! ) March! Sorry! Package of Jessica Simpson I
    Fancy You trio plus a few extra samples I thought you might like are...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I think I'll wear one of my BBW citruses so that I can layer it nicely for a longer lasting effect. Not sure if it'll be White Citrus,Orange Sanguine, or Into the Wild yet. Couldn't sync last week...
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    Re: July Purchases

    InWhite arrived today. Smells a lot like Bvlgari Black with a ampping up of the florals a notch and down a notch and a half on the "New bike tire accord". Very nice indeed for $1.25!!!
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    Re: July Purchases

    Just bought a 1 oz edp of Si Lolita . I like the peppery woodsy scents.$12 free shipping. Last Sunday I blind bought ( won't arrive til Thursday ) Jesus del Pozo In White. For $1.25. Free shipping...
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    Re: Looking for some dirt cheap blind buys

    Well if you like Kenneth Cole Reaction then start haunting your local discounters I was just in TJMAXX and Ross yesterday and saw a four pack of Kenneth Cole Reaction, Black ,Vintage Black (and...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 23 June, 2014.

    Found one of my bottles of Replique had leaked thick syrupy drips onto a Shalimar mini . What's a perfumista to do but wear it immediately ? So I did using a spritz of Azuree Soliel to carry it a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 22 Jun, 2014.

    This morning was EL Azuree Soliel as it wouldn't be too strong later during choir rehearsal (special rehearsal for Whitesburg Baptist Church's I Love America patriotic program where the choir is a...
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