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    Re: Free to a good home

    CONUS (Continental US) only, please take ALL or MOST, would like to only split into 2 lots at most:

    manufacturer's samples, used 1-2x most nearly full
    -Lola Cosmetics Lola Fragrance Oil about...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    There is definitely a mandarin/orange note! (And a licorice/root beer note!).
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Oh, wow, I've been looking for some Mandorlo di Sicilia! I'm not sure I qualify and I'm after cello...but I'll post anyway.
    Whoops, deleted that last part...PMing instead...sorry about that...
  4. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    I would want some if we could get an exception made!
  5. Help me figure out how old this Chanel No. 5 EDC is!

    For all I know this might be pretty new, but I think it could be 10 years old or more...would you vintage experts help me figure it out?

    For some reference: I got it from the home of an elderly...
  6. Re: Help me figure out how old this Chanel No. 5 EDC is!

    Oh, thank you for the suggestion!
    I was considering offering it for a split but I kinda want to be able to tell people approximately when it was made...and if I can figure out how to decant some (do...
  7. Help me figure out how old this Chanel No. 5 EDC is!

    For all I know this might be pretty new, but I think it could be 10 years old or more...would you vintage experts help me figure it out?

    For some reference: I got it from the home of an elderly...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Reviews told me HdP Tubereuse 1 smells like balloons, rubber balloons that haven't been blown up yet, and I think I agree!
    I like 2...it reminds me of Elie Saab a little, and of FM Carnal Flower! ...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Ooh, lovely! Happy Mother's Day to you too!
  10. Libertyville, IL / Northbrook Court shopping?

    Sorry if this is in the wrong place!

    I am going on a quick trip to Libertyville, IL tomorrow and Saturday--any tips on where to go? I will probably be going to Northbrook Court shopping center. ...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Thank you, furrypine!
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Furrypine, May I try the Ivoire de Balmain, please?
    I understand if you say no, since although I have been a member since 2009...I have NOT been an ACTIVE member until much more recently.
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    Re: Similar to Van Cleef & Arpels Feerie?

    What?
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    Re: Amouage sample pass - Men & Women (CONUS)

    Lyric Woman is the one I'm dying to sniff!
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    Re: Amouage sample pass - Men & Women (CONUS)

    Thank you!
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    Re: Amouage sample pass - Men & Women (CONUS)

    May I join Group 3? EDIT: OOPS, I mean Group 1?
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    Similar to Van Cleef & Arpels Feerie?

    I am looking for something similar to Feerie! I love the base and the top of Feerie, but the heart notes don't smell very good on me. I'd be grateful for any suggestions for something without those...
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    Xerjoff Lira!
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Agree 100%! There are so many generous people here!
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Oh, I feel bad for asking since I've received a few freebies already, but may I have the LPRN mini if no one else asks for it? Minis are so adorable (and I actually have room for them in my...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Twolf AND bamboogrrrl your packages went out today.
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    Re: Need help with Xerjoff?

    I've only tried this and Bouquet Ideale but I have to agree with the rest of this...I wish I could afford to buy a bottle but there's nooooo way.
  23. Thread: Min New York

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    Re: Min New York

    What does MiN stand for? (What I mean is, what does that abbreviation stand for? I'm new-ish, I don't know...)
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Yup, got me too! I thought 5 mods sounded pretty excessive, but I thought I'd say something just to make sure. (Yes, I'm gullible.)
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    Re: Free to a good home

    I don't know if this is allowed now, but I do not fit the criteria stated above (I'm not even a Basenotes Plus member), but I don't want my sample packs sent back to me. I will send back anything...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Packages to:
    juanderer & chchristyen
    shipped today

    Packages still to be shipped (hopefully Friday):
    bamboogrrrl & Twolf
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Packages are all prepared except Twolf (still need your address)! I will try to ship them tomorrow or Friday. Please let me know when you receive them!
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    Re: Free to a good home

    ALL CLAIMED

    TWOLF & BAMBOOGRRRL: We just got a bunch of snow dumped on us last night/today, please forgive me a delay of a day or two for shipping, I REALLY don't feel like going out in this...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Thank you so much for the mystery! I AM enjoying it, my nose might be trainable after all! And extra, extra thank yous for the sample for comparison!
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    Ooh, Menthe Fraiche! I'd love this (though I don't know if I could afford 30 ml or 50 ml or however much it would have to be...)
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Well...in that case...May I please take it? :)
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    Re: Free to a good home

    I'd love to try it, I LOVE sweet...except I'm nearly sure I won't be able to identify it because my nose is so untrained, and that's part of the point of it, isn't it?
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    Re: Jo Malone sugar and spice

    Ooh thanks for the suggestion! And they have a sample set...
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    Re: Jo Malone sugar and spice

    I am not sure whether or not to buy one or more of these blind...help me!
    I especially need to know if the base of any of them is similar to Pomegranate Noir--I want Redcurrant & Cream, but I'm...
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    Re: USPS and mailing fragrances

    I still haven't decided what to do....internationally you will just have to lie. Domestically you can either pay a couple dollars more for surface or lie. I feel bad about lying, either way...but I...
  36. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Diptyque Eau Lente! *OOPS originally said Eau Duelle, but I meant Eau Lente!*
  37. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    I would love to get 20ml or so of Hilde Soliani Fraaagola Saalaaata...though I don't think it's popular enough to get filled...
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    Re: L de Lolita Lempicka color+

    Thank you all for the replies!
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    Re: The Perfumed Court Feedback

    I'm curious about this, too.
  40. Re: Has anyone ordered perfume from this website?

    Anybody?
  41. Flowerbomb La Vie En Rose by Viktor & Rolf

    I believe this one is missing! Please add it sometime. :)
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    Re: Laurence Dumont: New Line and a Relaunch

    Also missing: Laurence Dumont Vanille Framboise
    Vanille Framboise by Laurence Dumont is a Floral Fruity fragrance for women. This is a new fragrance, Vanille Framboise was launched in 2010. Top...
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    Re: 2 new from Laurence Dumont (France)

    Also missing: Laurence Dumont Vanille Framboise
    Vanille Framboise by Laurence Dumont is a Floral Fruity fragrance for women. This is a new fragrance, Vanille Framboise was launched in 2010. Top...
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    Re: Hilde Soliani - CiocoSpezissimo

    Also missing: Hilde Soliani Doolciiisssimo
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    Re: Bond no 9 vs the perfumed court.

    Was there ever any response to all this from Bond No. 9?
  46. Has anyone ordered perfume from this website?

    Has anyone ordered perfume from this website?

    http://hottperfume.com/index.html
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    Re: L de Lolita Lempicka color+

    Heh thanks guys! I was just wondering, since it does look rather unattractive in the bottle, but it still smells nice--a bit smokier/dustier/mustier? perhaps (I tried it side-by-side with the new...
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    L de Lolita Lempicka color+

    Does anybody know what COLOR this juice should be? I got a bottle in a swap awhile ago and it is sort of an amber-brown color; however, I just bought a new bottle (larger size but same formulation;...
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    Yves Rocher Fleur de Noel

    Yves Rocher Fleur de Noel
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    Re: Yves Rocher missing

    Also Yves Rocher Fleur de Noel
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    Hilde Soliani: Fraaagola Saalaaata

    Please add:
    Hilde Soliani: Fraaagola Saalaaata

    Notes:
    Strawberry & Salt

    http://www.luckyscent.com/shop/detail.asp?itemid=46609
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    Re: Hilde Soliani - CiocoSpezissimo

    Also missing: Hilde Soliani Fraaagola Saalaaata
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    Re: Scented Monkey Purchase....Problems Ensue

    Wow...that's pretty horrible. I'd rather pay a bit more and have good customer service than deal with that kind of headache.
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    Re: 3 Benefit fragrances

    The 3 above are still missing, and I wanted to add:
    Three MORE have just been released as well!

    so hooked on Carmella
    garden of good and Eva
    lookin' to rock Rita


    All 6 are Benefit's...
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    Re: Need suggestions for Raspberry!

    Oh man...I have a Back to Black sample, and I just don't get any raspberry on me! I like raspberry, but I guess my skin and nose don't...:undecided:
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    Re: Need suggestions for Raspberry!

    I may order that this weekend!





    Oh, and Demeter, yes!
    I'm considering that one (Raspberry Jam) , but I heard they had a Special Edition Raspberry at some point, so I thought I'd search...
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    Re: Need suggestions for Raspberry!

    Heh unfortunately I've already tried more than a few of those and they all tend to go floral on me...heavily floral, no berry! Or they get down to the base and wear and wear that way...down to the...
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    Re: Martine Micallef - Note Vanille

    Yup, this one's still missing...I want to add it to my wardrobe! :)
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    Re: M. Micallef - Note Vanillee

    Yup, this one's still missing...I want to add it to my wardrobe! :)
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    Re: Need suggestions for Raspberry!

    Thank you! :)
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    Re: Need suggestions for Raspberry!

    Thanks for the warning!
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    Re: Need suggestions for Raspberry!

    Hehe I love to eat them too...though I suppose I may make myself hungry wearing it all the time!
    Wow, thank you for all these suggestions! I've tried the DKNY one and its just way too sweet or...
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    Re: Indianapolis, IN area

    Have you been back lately? Are they still as nice about it? (I really like it when they will give you samples so you can try it at least a couple of times, since buying a bottle after spritzing it...
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    Need suggestions for Raspberry!

    Can anybody suggest scents to try that are similar to these? I can't find these anywhere, so I would love to find some alternatives! They are both very raspberry-ish scents!

    L'Artisan...
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    Re: Fruits in Perfumes!

    Honeydew is great! I haven't ever had any Cantaloupe scented anything...I like Victoria's Secret Beauty Rush in Honey Do a lot!

    I also just discovered a lovely strawberry scent, Montale...
  66. Re: Thierry Mugler Angel & Laurence Dumont Vanille Chocolat...

    No more opinions?
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    Re: Fruits in Perfumes!

    I wish I COULD smell the melon in more things...
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    Re: Fruits in Perfumes!

    Oh, some more fruits...
    Banana:
    Comptoir Sud Pacifique Vanille Banane
    Demeter Banana Flambee

    Apple: Demeter Golden Delicious

    Citrus:
    Zents: Sun, Pear, Mandarin
    Serendipity 3: ...
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    Re: Fruits in Perfumes!

    I love eating fruit, and my favorites are berries, closely followed by melons & citrus fruits...and my perfumes follow suit!

    L'artisan Sautes d'Humeur Joyful Rire--raspberry! (so hard to find!)...
  70. Re: Fragrances I'm ashamed to admit I like (guilty pleasures)

    Pétite Chérie by Annick Goutal (for children?)
    Viva La Juicy--not really a fan of Juicy Couture as a brand, so liking the perfume feels wrong.
    Pink Sugar and Chocolovers...just so sweet and girly...
  71. Re: Thierry Mugler Angel & Laurence Dumont Vanille Chocolat...

    Are they lighter? (Sorry, I'm wondering what you mean by "more wearable"?)
  72. Re: Fragrances you feel you 'shouldn't' like but secretly do...

    Haha me too; excellent story! (and excellent telling of it!)
  73. Re: Fragrances you feel you 'shouldn't' like but secretly do...

    Mine at the moment would be Britney Spears In Control Curious--I am 24 years old so I guess the scent "fits" me...but I really dislike her, or at least her image, so I feel like I shouldn't like her...
  74. Thierry Mugler Angel & Laurence Dumont Vanille Chocolat...

    Thierry Mugler Angel & Laurence Dumont Vanille Chocolat...

    Are they really similar? I didn't like Angel, but was considering getting a sample of Vanille Chocolat...Or Seveline Vanille...
  75. Burberry Summer--different versions or formulations?

    I was wondering if Burberry Summer is reformulated every year? I am wondering how to figure out how they differ, if they do, and if there are multiple versions/formulas, which one I would like the...
  76. Poll: Re: If I like _____, what else should I try?

    I have actually tried Killian Back to Black which I like, but not quite as much...a little too smoky? Serge Lutens' Chergui is a little too smoky or musky or something...but Tom Ford's Tobacco...
  77. Poll: Re: If I like _____, what else should I try?

    Ooh! Thank you so much for the detailed response! Now if only I could identify the notes I like in both...
  78. Re: My family questions my sexuality because I use Fragrance...

    The way I see it is this:

    1. Is she seriously concerned about the meaning of your wearing fragrance? Does she seriously believe the fragrance itself is a sign, or is she just amusing...
  79. Poll: If I like _____, what else should I try?

    I really like L by Lolita Lempicka and Hermes Hermessence Ambre Narguile, and I'm looking for some suggestions of similar things. (I find L'artisan Safran Troublant sort of similar.) Can anyone...
  80. Re: Caron Bellodgia--reformulation vs vintage, aging?

    I got a bottle of vintage Bellodgia EDC, and have found that I love it more than the reform...it is spicier, whereas the new one has an odd smell to it--something somewhat sour/bitter/more powdery?
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    Re: The Caron feminines - dead?

    This is a great thread; I'm so glad to hear that there ARE people who like the reformulations...I'd been wondering the exact same thing; whether or not to try them out because of all the negative...
  82. Re: Caron Bellodgia--reformulation vs vintage, aging?

    Thanks! I appreciate your taking the time to tell me what you think!
  83. Re: Caron Bellodgia--reformulation vs vintage, aging?

    I know her older bottles are definitely the old formulation, but my mom has bought her new bottles within the last 5 years, and also within the last 10, and then all smell about the same to me, on...
  84. Caron Bellodgia--reformulation vs vintage, aging?

    Any opinions on the reformulation vs vintage? (I am guessing there are a couple of people who are going to cry because I'm asking this, I'm sorry!)

    Also, wondering, what notes do perfumes usually...
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