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    Re: Best warm weather vetiver?

    I totally agree. I love this one and wear it in the warmer months as I find it refreshing and bright.
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    Re: The Perfumed Court Feedback

    Sorry you are dealing with this too. It seems to me that we are the rule rather than the exception. If what we order is from Patty's end that is. And according to Shirley (she deals with email and...
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    Re: The Perfumed Court Feedback

    Still no idea if/when my perfume was shipped as Shirley from TPC told me there was no way to determine when Patty had shipped my perfume (don't they keep a record?) and when I try to track the order...
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    Re: The Perfumed Court - Any Negative Experiences?

    This is the last time I will order from them. I ordered 2 different perfumes and the one I ordered for my dh came no problem but the one I ordered for me cannot even be tracked. Supposedly (according...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 31, 2011

    Smart by Andrea Maack.
  6. Re: Fragrance that smells like a bottle of cream soda?

    Vanille by Molinard smells a lot like cream soda to me. It is delicious.
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    Re: What do you wear when you want go fresh ?

    Hermessence Vetiver Tonka is what I have been wearing when I want fresh though I wear it more often in the warmer weather.
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    Re: What happens to your perfumes if you die?

    My dh and I have already done our wills and all my valuables will go to my nieces. Of course they are only 3 and 5 right now but hopefully I have a long time left here and by the time my will needs...
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    Re: Colognes that make you nauseos

    Anything that is over-applied has the potential to give me a headache- even fragrances I love.
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    Re: Hello my beautiful BN ladies: quick Question

    If I like a scent I will definitely compliment and ask what he/she is wearing. I agree with the other posters though and will not compliment anyone I know to be not nice or obnoxious. However, for...
  11. Thread: Luckyscent.

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    Re: Luckyscent.

    I love Luckyscent and in fact have purchased 3 FB's (and many many samples) from them in the last 3 months.
    I find they are a pleasure to order from and to do business with. One of my orders was...
  12. Thread: Hairstyles

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    Re: Hairstyles

    Hope your haircut went well TJMAC!
    I just disappointed my hairstylist yet again as I only let him trim my long hair. Maybe one day I will go short and sassy ;)
  13. Re: Tihota vs Spiritueuse Double Vanille vs Tobacco Vanille

    I have tried all 3 and own a FB of Tihota and pretty much agree with L' Aventurier in the comparisons.
    Tihota is by far my favorite and it smells just like a rich vanilla with some musk mixed in. A...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday the 12th of February

    Good morning everyone!
    Today I am wearing Andrea Maack Smart. And while it doesn't make me any smarter it definitely makes me feel sexier!
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    Re: Memoire Liquide - Thoughts?

    Vijay is very helpful and nice. I tried a number of different signature scents the week before Christmas with his assistance @ Bendel's but in the end decided Liquide Memoire Amour was best for me.
    ...
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    Re: I (heart) the mods

    Hope you are feeling better Grant!
    And thank you to the mods who allow BN to run smoothly and enable us all to smell deliciously good.
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    Re: Fragrances that you wear to bed?

    I usually apply pure lavender oil as an aromatherapy benefit right before we go to bed. I find it relaxing.
    Sometimes I do apply perfume though and one of my favorites is LaVanila lavender vanilla...
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    Re: what was your first legit bottle purchase?

    I think it was Chanel No 5...my mom wore it and I liked it.
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    Re: Pissed off at basenotes

    Guinea54,
    You mentioned this started about 10 months ago (sorry if I got that wrong but I only skimmed as it is late and I am tired) but just wanted to say if you had just waited it out another 2...
  20. Re: What's your favourite non-fragrance smell? And is there a fragrance that replicates that smell w

    The first spring breeze coming in through an open window after a long hard winter.
    That and burning wood in a fireplace.
    Delicious.

    I also love the smell of coffee brewing and I do believe there...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 18 January 2011

    Just wanted to add my birthday wishes to ineespenes, iechris and odysseusm!!
    Hope your birthdays were wonderful and may all your bday wishes come true!!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 18 January 2011

    I'm wearing Felanilla today and I really like it. The dry down is very sensual and warm. A non gourmand vanilla that is delicious.
  23. Re: Help the newbie, please... Un Bois Vanille in The Guide question

    I second the Vanitas recommendation. I love this perfume and have it on my wish list to buy. It really is a beautiful vanilla with so much to offer.
  24. Re: Help the newbie, please... Un Bois Vanille in The Guide question

    I agree that Eau Duelle is lovely. I was on a similar quest and guided by the recommendations here I ended up sampling many beautiful vanilla perfumes. There are many threads on vanilla perfumes that...
  25. Re: Help the newbie, please... Un Bois Vanille in The Guide question

    Un Bois Vanille is very sweet and I smell lots of coconut in it. I would definitely recommend you getting a sample before purchasing a bottle. What kind of vanilla are you looking for...there are...
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    Re: * SotD: Sunday, 16 January, 2011

    My SOTD is Ashram from DSH thanks to Debbborra who so very generously mailed me a sample of this (along with others to sample). Thanks Debbborra! I am loving this perfume and wore it yesterday and am...
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    Re: SotD Monday, January 3d 2011

    Hi RHM,
    Good luck with your move to St Louis. My Brother-in-law and his wife moved there last spring and love it!!
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    Re: SotD Monday, January 3d 2011

    That's wonderful news Knit_at_nite! I am so happy for you and your darling kitty.
    I know how difficult it can be to get your kitty to swallow pills so good going!!
    Best wishes for continued health...
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    Re: SotD Monday, January 3d 2011

    SOTD: Ava Luxe Vanilla Musk
    I ordered it a few weeks ago and received it last Friday and today is the first day I am wearing it. I am enjoying it very much and it has great lasting power on me....
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 3 January 2011

    SOTD: Ava Luxe Vanilla Musk
    I ordered it a few weeks ago and received it last Friday and today is the first day I am wearing it. I am enjoying it very much and it has great lasting power on me....
  31. Re: Gourmands and Other Delights. Top Fragrances To Start 2011.

    Hi Debbborra,
    That is so very kind of you! I cannot meet tomorrow but am in no rush if you are willing to mail it when you get a chance.
    I will PM you my address. Thank you so much. I am very...
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    Re: Recomend me great female gourmands

    Hi Kiliwia! I totally agree. I tried Vanitas last week and I am in love with it. Super lovely. It is on my to buy list. A list which is getting longer by the day it seems LOL.
  33. Re: How long do you guys wait for to go out after putting on a cologne??

    I agree with this. Some fragrances are good to go and some might need a bit of mellow out time. Depends on your preferences and the fragrance in question. No one rule fits all here IMO.


    LOL...
  34. Re: Gourmands and Other Delights. Top Fragrances To Start 2011.

    I would like to sample Angélique Noire Guerlain and Tonka Imperiale Guerlain and By Kilian Straight to Heaven as well as Bond New Haarlem to name a few.
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    Re: Recomend me great female gourmands

    If you like vanilla I have a few I recommend:

    Farmacia SS. Annunziata dal 1561 Vaniglia del Madagascar
    Lemony top notes and it dries down to a comforting and sexy vanilla. Good for a man or...
  36. Re: SOTD Friday 31 of December 2010 - New Year's Eve

    Tihota- for a sweet year (I hope!) to come...
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    Re: Ladies, do you wear men's scents?

    When I was in college I used to wear men's cologne all the time. All the girls did back then.
    Now, I still do wear some from my dh's fragrance wardrobe including Chanel pour monsieur, Green Irish...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 30 December 2010

    SOTE- Tom Ford's Black Orchid
    My dh has a cold so I decided to wear something with lots of sillage and this fits the bill for sure. My husband loves this on me.
    I can only take it in small doses...
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    Re: 2011 - happy new year everyone

    Happy and healthy New Year!!!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th December,2010.

    Not sure what I will be wearing yet today. Very snowy and messy out there and not as pretty as it was yesterday. Dirty snow yuk.
    I am considering a sample I have of Jo Malone's Vanilla Anise. That...
  41. Thread: Angelica

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    Re: Angelica

    Thank you for the info.
    A perfume I have been wanting to sample contains this note. Guerlain's Angelique Noire. I am hoping to get to Neiman Marcus or Bergdoff to see if they have it so I can sample...
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, 27 December, 2010

    Knit_at_nite,
    I hope your kitty is feeling better. Definitely get him to the vet when you can. Losing weight quickly is not good. Sending healing vibes your kitty's way!!

    SOTE- Profumum Vanitas
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, 27 December, 2010

    Good morning. I hope everyone had a happy holiday!
    This morning I am wearing Montale's Vanilla Extasy.

    Vanilla Extasy Notes:
    ylang-ylang from Comoro Islands, Egyptian jasmine, apricot,...
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    Re: Givenchy PI, Man Or Woman Fragrance?

    I love wearing Pi and it also smells great on my husband. In fact, he was the one who orginally started wearing it and I borrow it from time to time. It is a great winter scent I think. I agree with...
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    Re: A Five Star Vanilla.

    I just discovered another amazing vanilla perfume!! We were shopping today on Madison in the 80's and down and then on 5th (an unbelievable selection of perfume stores btw right around here) and we...
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    Re: My disappointing experience with Perfume Emporium

    I received the GIT from drugstore.com this morning! I cannot believe how fast that happened!
    If the original order from Perfume Emporium had gone through (that is, if they weren't out of stock) I...
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    Re: online store for SAMPLES

    I love Luckyscent. They have been the most efficient in shipping and most generous in terms of samples and they have an excellent selection. They are my favorite online store to get perfumes to date....
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    My disappointing experience with Perfume Emporium

    I ordered Green Irish Tweed for a friend 5 days ago on Perfume Emporium and it was listed as in stock and my credit card was charged immediately. This morning I woke up and received an email from...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st December, 2010.

    Good morning everyone.
    I'm wearing Vaniglia del Madagascar by Farmacia SS Annunziata. Perfect for my mood today.
    Sweet, delicious and soft.
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    Re: CREED Sublime Vanille

    Just adding my thoughts re Sublime Vanille. Not so sublime IMO. Very overrated in fact. First of all I had to apply a lot to even notice it on me so quite the opposite effect as compared to another...
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, December 20, 2010

    Mimosa Pour Moi by L’Artisan
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    Re: Recent testings that you like enough to buy

    My husband purchased Guerlain SDV for me (unsniffed by me) and he loves it more than I do. It is nice though and something we both will wear.

    I purchased Tihota based on samples I purchased before...
  53. Re: Best men scent with a burnt marshmellow or vanilla basenotes that are unmistakablely manly ?

    Great suggestion- my husband loves this one!
  54. Re: Best men scent with a burnt marshmellow or vanilla basenotes that are unmistakablely manly ?

    I love this one. Really smooth and yummy and very inexpenive. Don't let the price throw you-it's worth a try.
    Staying power is not great however at that price you can reapply.

    I also recommend...
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    Re: What are your favorite discontinued colognes?

    Atien by Atien. It is a favorite of my husband's and has been discontinued for at least 15 years now. He can sometimes find it on ebay but it is tough.
  56. Thread: Montale

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    Re: Montale

    I like Montale's Vanille Absolu. It's a smoky warm vanilla. Not too sweet.
  57. Re: Best Skin Lotion (non fragrant) As Base for Fragrance Application.

    Many people find Coconut oil (without any added stuff- the type you can get at a farmers market or the health food store) to be very helpful in moisturizing their dry skin. It even helps some with...
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    Re: A Five Star Vanilla.

    Thanks for your perspective Larwiz. I still have a nice size sample of Note Vanille which I am looking forward to wearing and I will see how it evolves on me. Another vanilla that I really like is...
  59. Re: Best Skin Lotion (non fragrant) As Base for Fragrance Application.

    The original moisturizing creme and lotion are fragrance free.
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    Re: A Five Star Vanilla.

    Thanks very much Ash.

    When I first tried Tihota I thought it was too simple, too straightforward, but after wearing it a few times I appreciate it for what it is and am allowing myself to enjoy...
  61. Re: Best Skin Lotion (non fragrant) As Base for Fragrance Application.

    I agree about the Eucerin original moisturizing creme! I love the creme. My face is so dry and I moisturize with this not just before bed but during the day too especially during the autumn and...
  62. Re: Best Skin Lotion (non fragrant) As Base for Fragrance Application.

    Eucerin original moisturizing lotion is quite nice in consistency (best for dry skin) and no scent at all.
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    Re: A Five Star Vanilla.

    They are very very different to me but I cannot explain it properly as my nose and perfume vocabulary are not yet experienced enough. All I can say is with Tihota it smelled lovely from the minute I...
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    Re: A Five Star Vanilla.

    It is addictive LOL! I purchased 2 samples of Tihota a few weeks ago and purchased a full bottle this weekend. It should be here any day now.
    In the meantime I agree there are lots of great vanillas...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Awwww, I'm sorry that happens to you and I can assure you all women are not like that. If you were smelling good and I was around I would compliment you for sure!

    And kudos to you for wearing what...
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    Re: Fashion in Boots!

    I love knee high boots that are slim fitting in the calf with a low heel. Very smart and very comfortable. I just bought a pair of Peter Kaiser boots that are just beautiful and own many knee high...
  67. Thread: Dry Lips!

    by Missy
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    Re: Dry Lips!

    I love aquaphor for lips! Aquaphor is cheap and effective and really works wonders. In fact, I have my husband using it on his hands for his eczema and it helps to keep his eczema at bay.
    I also...
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    Re: Why bother with samples at all????????

    Samples are invaluable to me in deciding what perfume(s) I want to purchase in full. I just purchased Tihota (hopefully the order will go through as I just made it yesterday and I hope they have a...
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    Re: Lilac Fragrance Lookout

    You're very welcome Pomander.
    There may be newer lilac fragrances though that people may post about in this thread so maybe you want to leave it open...
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    Re: Lilac Fragrance Lookout

    Hi Pomander,

    Here's a thread that you may find helpful:
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/181058-Lilac-perfume
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    Re: baby oil in hair?

    Don't worry. I use this every week and my hair is very fine and it doesn't weigh it down or anything. It just makes it nice and shiny and soft. Heat it up in the microwave, comb through your hair and...
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    Re: Anything like Fleurs d'Oranger by serge lutens?

    Thanks Hide and Reason, that's a great suggestion. I am planning on ordering a bottle of another perfume that I love from them very soon and will try requesting a sample. Thanks!



    That's a...
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    Re: Anything like Fleurs d'Oranger by serge lutens?

    I wanted to order a sample of this for my husband from Lucky Scent but it seems you could only purchase a bottle and not a sample....
  74. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 ★★★ GOURMAND

    Love the gourmand sniff and speak Saturday! Smells yummy in here!

    Tonight I am wearing the Laura Mercier Vanille Gourmande. It is a very lovely and subtle grown up vanilla. Described as "capturing...
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    I love the Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille. It's a warm smoky and woody and creamy vanilla. I really like it a lot. I am going to have to wear in another day or two to fully realize its potential on me...
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    I feel as if I am going overboard now. I just ordered 2 more fragrances based on reviews here- Vanille by Molinard as an inexpensive option to try. I also ordered raw vanilla by Coty as another...
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    Re: baby oil in hair?

    Hi PerfumeGoddess,
    I treat my hair with coconut oil I buy from the health food store (I heat it up for 30 sec in the microwave first). I apply to my wet hair and leave for a couple of hours and then...
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    Thank you Kiliwia.
    I hope so too.
    As it is evolving I am liking it more. There is a nice tobacco tinge to it and the harshness I smelled when the top notes evaporated started mellowing a bit....
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    My darling husband is so impulsive. He stopped in at Bergdoff's this morning and bought the Guerlain SDV for me before I even tried it! And my samples from TPC came this evening which also included...
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    Thanks so much for the recommendation.
    So many lovely perfumes...hopefully I can find my HG perfume amongst all these lovely ones!
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    No I haven't tried these. Thanks for the recommendations. I will order some more samples as soon I receive my TPC order -which I just found out hasn't yet shipped so I am hoping they will mail them...
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    I received my 2 samples from LuckyScent on Saturday (no word yet from The Perfumed Court) and I love Tihota. On me it is very soft and gentle and warm and sweet. My husband likes it but doesn't love...
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    I am a vanilla lover and this thread has been very helpful to me so I wanted to say thanks.

    I have ordered a few different vanilla samples. Two from Lucky Scents (Tihota by Indult and Note...
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