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  1. Re: If I like Salvador Dali pour Homme, what else will I like?

    If you do decide to explore some that are similar be sure to check out Chanel antaeus, and Hayman 273. Both are reminiscent to DPH to me. I LOVE all three. You also might check out Caron's Yatagan...
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    Re: Fragrances with some stank

    Not to hijack, but does anyone know where I might be able to get this one stateside? I was able to find the company website, but it looks like they don't ship to the US. Thanks.
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    Re: Favorite mint note in a fragrance !?

    I love the juxtaposition of fresh and dirty in L'Anarchiste. The mint also sticks around on me for some time, which is awesome.
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    Re: Best way to dirty up a fragrance?

    I just had to say, this is a mind melting good link! Tons of information, thanks for it!



    Birch tar has been on my "must check out list", I will have to add Cade oil. Who doesn't like the smell...
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    Re: Best way to dirty up a fragrance?

    Yeah, I was going for animalic. Thanks for the link, I will check it out.
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    Best way to dirty up a fragrance?

    So, I have been experimenting with some EOs I picked up a little over a year ago to see what kind of fragrance I can make. So far most of my stuff has been pretty simple (blends of oakmoss, bergamot,...
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    Re: Best way to dirty up a fragrance?

    Damn, thought I was in DIY. Don't forum before bed is the lesson here apparently. Can a mod move this?
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    Best way to dirty up a fragrance?

    So, I have been experimenting with some EOs I picked up a little over a year ago to see what kind of fragrance I can make. So far most of my stuff has been pretty simple (blends of oakmoss,...
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    Poll: Re: Creed Aventus vs Lapidus Pour Homme

    I haven't smelled Aventus, but I have smelled Fresco by Ilum Dean, and it is apparently identical to Aventus. I strongly prefer Lapidus.
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    Re: Dirty English mystery

    My experience with it is somewhat similar. However it is more of an instant skin scent for me than being completely gone (though it is brief even as a skin scent). You might give Zirh Ikon a try as...
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    Re: Help with a B-day basket of samples...

    Thanks for the tip! I blind bought a 1oz of Bijan for Men (I love it) but the first time I wore it, I hit myself with at least six sprays before I stopped. Despite having skin that usually isn't...
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    Re: Help with a B-day basket of samples...

    Just thought I would post a quick update. The B-day was this past weekend and her favorites were ELDOs Rien (we are both enthralled with this one really), she also likes Rossy De Palma, Black...
  13. Re: fragrances known to be long lasting (all the day)?

    Bogart One Man Show Gold gives me 24+hours and Bogart Arabian Nights has yet to wear off before I hop in the shower the day after wearing. I also often get all day from most other Bogart fragrances...
  14. Re: I love stanky fragrance, can you help sugest a few for me to sample

    +1 for Bal A Versailles, Rochas Moustache, Salvador Dali Pour Homme, Dzing!, and I'll add L'Anarchiste which I didn't see listed yet. Good luck, let us know what you decide to try and what you like.
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    Re: Bogart Pour Homme

    Already mentioned, but I can smell OMS Gold on my skin rather strongly after 24+hours, A*Men sticks around for about the same time for me, Lapidus also hangs around for some time and Bijan for Men,...
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    Re: Awful opening, but awesome drydown??

    Breath of God was the first one that came to mind for me. Horrible opening, but if you can get through it, it gets wonderful.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 26, 2013

    Bogart City Tower
  18. Men's Colognes that are available in EDP or stronger concentrations?

    I have been thinking about sampling some higher concentration fragrances as despite my best efforts with my dry skin many fragrances just don't last on me, or stay very linear, granted I do have a...
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    Re: Help with a B-day basket of samples...

    Well I went ahead and ordered some samples. I ended up getting ELDOs Rien and Rossy De Palma, Lumiere Noire Pour Femme, Tam Dao, Peau D'Espagne, Black Cashmere, Habanita, Bal a Versailles, L'air de...
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    Re: Help with a B-day basket of samples...

    I'll have to keep that on radar for a holiday gift, I already got her what she asked for (a tablet pc :rolleyesold: ) and that pretty much took the budget. I'm figuring that I can get what I'm...
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    Help with a B-day basket of samples...

    I am planning on doing a gift basket for my SO for her b-day, and I am afraid I'm a little stumped as to what to get her to try out. She really dislikes sweet florals, and a trip to our local...
  22. Thread: Bad Choice?

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    Re: Bad Choice?

    I tested Bijan for Men without a hint of what it was like by spraying myself with it rather liberally before leaving home, I want to say it was at least four sprays, but not more than six (I have dry...
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    Re: Tips on improving drier skin?

    Just a quick note, I wanted to let others know who may be attempting to remedy dry skin, I stopped using my bath poof. It was marked for sensitive skin, but it was one of the last things I had left...
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    Recommendations on first Niche fragrances

    I have been thinking about trying some niche samples out to see what they are all about. I have yet to try anything niche, but if it helps my favorite "mass market" houses are Caron and Bogart. I...
  25. Bogart Story Red and Story Blue initial impressions

    I received a sample of each today, and thought I would put up some quick initial impressions as I have seen some posts asking about them. I'm new to note description, but I'll do my best.

    First...
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    Re: Ted Lapidus Black Extreme - EXCELLENT !!!

    Does anyone have any info on this one? I got a sample given to me, and I have got to get this one, but I can't find it anywhere. Has it yet to have a retail release in the U.S.?
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    Re: To finish out a house collection or not...

    If you are in the U.S. you can get a set of samples on ebay for a pretty reasonable price. I can update with my impressions as soon as I get my samples in.
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    To finish out a house collection or not...

    So far, I have Bogart PH, Bogart, OMS, OMS Gold, Witness, Silver Scent and City Tower. I also have samples of Silver Scent Extreme and the story red story blue that I am waiting on. I have yet to...
  29. Thread: Facial Hair

    by MuskOx
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    Re: Facial Hair

    I haven't been clean shaven since high school, and I am currently 10 months in to my first ever yeard (growing facial hair without touching for a year). Currently, I sort of look like an 1800's...
  30. What fragrance do you reach for when your feeling rude?

    So, I was talking with a friend over the weekend, and we trying to determine what makes a fragrance rude. We were fragrance shopping, and discussing the lack of a modern fragrance that rather than...
  31. Re: Has anybody purchased anything by Stanley Lewis?

    I'm not familiar with the company, they do have some great looking cuff links. I'm not sure if you are after a particular material, but my personal favorite dress socks, and best money I have spent...
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    Re: Tips on improving drier skin?

    Just thought I would post an update. I have been using my lotion with added jojoba oil in it for a little two weeks, and I picked up some Aveeno body wash about half a week ago added some jojoba...
  33. Best place for resealable 5-10ml glass atomizers

    I mixed up my first batch of fragrance, and have been aging it for about six months. I thought I might go ahead and finish it, but I can't find any atomizers. I was wanting somewhere in the...
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    Re: Tips on improving drier skin?

    I may try some coconut oil, I just don't want to go over board and end up being oily all day. I have also been reading on causes of dry skin, and found that hard water can apparently play a role. ...
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    Re: Tips on improving drier skin?

    I actually quite drinking caffeinated beverages in high school, and water is what I drink most often as a result of that decision.


    I will have to start dong this. I take cool showers as warmer...
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    Tips on improving drier skin?

    I hadn't really thought of myself as having dry skin, but I recently tried some drier fragrances, and was lucky to get a couple of hours out of most of them it seems. So, in an attempt to get more...
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    Re: What would you pick up?

    I ended up getting L'Anarchiste. I know it's sweeter, but I just loved the sample I tried so much I couldn't pass it up. I will definitely keep the fragrances mentioned on my radar though! Thanks...
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    What would you pick up?

    So, I posted a while back looking for something spicy and dirty with no sweetness. It came down to Yatagan and Aramis. I decided on Yatagan, it isn't as dirty as I prefer, but it is still a...
  39. Re: Wanted Spicy, Dirty, NO sweetness, at $100 or less. Suggestions please.

    Doesn't look like it based on the reviews, I'm guessing it is just my skin. It is a great leather fragrance though.

    The Havana is pretty good. Nice and spicy, but comes out kind of sweet for...
  40. Re: Wanted Spicy, Dirty, NO sweetness, at $100 or less. Suggestions please.

    Well, I found a store locally with the Tommy Bahama, I have tried the tester twice now, and both times the fragrance had an initial projection, but it faded very fast on me, and was undetectable on...
  41. Re: Soaking frankincense resin in olive oil for 5-6 months and using it as a fragrance

    I do this for a conditioning oil for my beard. I do it on a much smaller scale though, and only make it up in 2oz batches at time as that tends to last me about six months. I use a 50/50 mix of...
  42. Re: Wanted Spicy, Dirty, NO sweetness, at $100 or less. Suggestions please.

    Sorry, didn't mean to confuse, I don't necessarily want something with the notes I listed, I just thought it might help give an idea of what I normally like...
  43. Re: Wanted Spicy, Dirty, NO sweetness, at $100 or less. Suggestions please.

    It sounds like the Zirh might be a bit better in the longevity department based on the reviews. I might have to try it any way.
  44. Re: Wanted Spicy, Dirty, NO sweetness, at $100 or less. Suggestions please.

    I actually found this one at a TJ Maxx. They had two of the 3.4oz bottles on clearance for $15 each. I bought them both, as I had smelled it before, and I really like it. On me, it stays very...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    It looks like this is where I should post this, my local walmart has True Religion 1.7oz for men in the clearance aisle @ $15 a bottle. A quick google search makes this look pretty decent. I do...
  46. Wanted Spicy, Dirty, NO sweetness, at $100 or less. Suggestions please.

    As the title states I want to try something different to take with me when school starts back up. I usually lean towards scents with tobacco, tonka, leather, etc. (Bogart PH is AWESOME, along with...
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    Re: What's good with CB I hate Perfume?

    I have tried the Pipe Tobacco accord, I wasn't really thrilled with it. I LOVE the smell of pipe tobacco, and the CBIHP Pipe Tobacco accord didn't smell at all like tobacco to me. That said I would...
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    Re: First-Time eBay fragrance fake. Now what?

    Take this advice from 30 Roses, and file an item not as described case against the seller through ebay. Ebay will provide a prepaid return label if they want you to return the counterfeit item. ...
  49. Thread: Man Candles!

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    Re: Man Candles!

    That's exactly what I do. I love frags that are traditionally thought of as masculine. Many of the other home frags are really sweet, or too floral for my taste. I regularly get comments from many...
  50. Thread: Man Candles!

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    Re: Man Candles!

    I stopped by my local yankee candle today to check these out, especially the First Down one as I have a bit of an obsession with leather. My impressions were not great :sad: .

    The Man Town...
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    Re: First-Time eBay fragrance fake. Now what?

    The advice that 30 Roses has given you is pretty right on, I would just add that if you received an obvious counterfeit, that you should just open an item significantly not as described case if the...
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    Re: Good places to buy samples?

    Thanks for all the input, after looking at many of the mentioned sites, it looks like TPC has prices that are comparable to others, so maybe I'm just to used to getting samples for free. I was...
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    Good places to buy samples?

    I was just wondering where good places to find samples are. I usually go to ebay, but I am not having much luck finding what I am looking for. TPC has everything I want to try, however the prices...
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    Re: Input on next new scent...

    Thanks for the input, I did find a bottle of Dirty English at my local TJ Maxx, it isn't bad, slightly sweeter than I would prefer, but still pretty nice. They also had singles of both Z-14 and...
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    Input on next new scent...

    It's been a while since I last posted, and I was given some great recommendations by the community. Specifically, someone recommended I try Bogart Pour Homme out and it has been a smash hit. I...
  56. Re: Old daily scent discontinued, getting dizzy trying everything. Help please...

    It's okay, my toddler does it all the time :p .

    I was able to find Azzaro por Homme, it wasn't bad. I'm going to try and get a sample to see how that does on me.
  57. Re: Old daily scent discontinued, getting dizzy trying everything. Help please...

    Plenty of suggestions, thanks! I swung by a Gordmans on my way home today, and I really liked D&G The One for men, however it looks like it doesn't have the staying power that I'm used to based on...
  58. Re: Old daily scent discontinued, getting dizzy trying everything. Help please...

    Thanks for the tip, I had seen that it is available some on Ebay. I just wouldn't mind trying something new, but sort of similar I guess. I also really don't like ebay. Thanks though.
  59. Old daily scent discontinued, getting dizzy trying everything. Help please...

    I have been wearing Santa Fe for a while now, probably about 15 years. I have finally run out and haven't been able to find any reputable places that still have it in stock. I went through a bottle...
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