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  1. know anything about these vintage perfume bottles?

    Can anybody provide some insight on the era, country of origin and what the value of any of these perfume bottles may be? My mum and i found them hidden away after my grandparents passed away and we...
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    Question about lime essential oil?

    What is the highest concentration of lime essential oil you could use in home made cologne without causing photo-sensitization?

    I love the smell of lime essential oil but want to minimizing the...
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    Question about lime essential oil?

    What is the highest concentration of lime essential oil you could use in home made cologne without causing photo-sensitization?

    I love the smell of lime essential oil but want to minimizing the...
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    Sticky: Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    for people who have used Everclear how long have you found you need to let the mix sit for the alcohol odor to go? 4 weeks?
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    Re: Suggestions for a sweet woody base note?

    Thanks heaps for this suggestion! looks exactly what im after and I hadn't considered Benzoin! :)
  6. Re: Can you add fragrance/essential oil to a cologne?

    I've managed to find a product similar to everclear which is 95% alcohol that I will attempt to use..

    So using this alcohol no fixative is required?
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    Suggestions for a sweet woody base note?

    Im looking for suggestions for a sweet woody base note in essential oil?

    If I could have my way I would like to use Amber but I cant seem to find any suppliers locally that have it. If anybody...
  8. Re: Can you add fragrance/essential oil to a cologne?

    Hmm..

    Does pure ethanol pose any health hazards?

    How are the organic all natural perfumes that use jojoba and coconut oils as their carrier agent dispensed? I thought they use an atomizer?
  9. Re: Can you add fragrance/essential oil to a cologne?

    Thought this may be the case..

    I've never seen Everclear here in Aus and if I cant get Ethanol what are my other options?
    Im pretty sure 40% alcohol is strongest vodka available locally
  10. Re: Can you add fragrance/essential oil to a cologne?

    Thanks for that.. Ive been doing my research on all this and am considering attempting my own blend now.. In a nutshell is this roughly an accurate breakdown of the blending ingredients?

    Fragrance...
  11. Re: Can you add fragrance/essential oil to a cologne?

    Thanks for the reply Chris, appreciate the information

    Do you have a link to any recipes for mixing an ethanol solution? the steps involved and any other ingredients that are required ect?
  12. Can you add fragrance/essential oil to a cologne?

    If there is a cologne you feel would be improved with the addition of one certain note, Will the fragrance oil or essential oil mix properly with the existing cologne? What would be the best way to...
  13. Can you add fragrance/essential oil to a cologne?

    If there is a cologne you feel would be improved with the addition of one certain note, Will the fragrance oil or essential oils mix properly with the existing cologne? What would be the best way to...
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    Re: Sexy, Musky, Sweet scent?

    Thanks for the input, really appreciate the response. Ill order a sample of this :)



    I am a fan of Kenzo frags and I like the look of this one, but I dont see anything in this that would create...
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    Re: Sexy, Musky, Sweet scent?

    Doesn't seem to be available anywhere that I can find



    Gf hates this for some reason so thats out
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    Sexy, Musky, Sweet scent?

    Does anything come to mind?

    You know when you're teeing off playing golf, that feeling you get when you just nail sweet spot with the driver? I cant seem to find a scent that has done that for me...
  17. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    Are people comparing Curve for men to Fierce saying they are similar in scent, or if you like that type of fragrance you are likely to appreciate Fierce?

    I received my sample of Curve last night,...
  18. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    Cool thats good to know.

    Although jus looking online now Egoiste is even dearer still..

    Where did you get your bottle of Fierce if you dont mind me asking?



    Did you find the projection...
  19. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    Lol, this doesn't exactly fill me with confident on the quality of this fragrance
  20. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    That is a VERY good point I hadn't considered. There is a good chance a lot of the positive opinions I have read on it are subconsciously associating the scent with that image which doesn't exist...
  21. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    Looks pretty good! Hows the Longevity and Projection? Seems to be a bit weaker than fierce

    Edit* Cheapest I can get it here for is 100ml - $60
  22. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    This seems to be the general consensus. It is fairly dear to begin with then the shipping makes it that much worse.

    I've found a little better prices, 100ml - $100 or 200ml - $130

    hmmm....
  23. Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    After an extensive amount of research on this cologne from everything I have read this scent seems to be adored and appreciate by the finer sex almost unanimously and the major gripe from consumers...
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    Re: Assess my use of these fragrances...

    Well, I have been looking for an appropriate archeological dig scent.. ;)
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    Re: Assess my use of these fragrances...

    I cant find Havana samples anywhere so im considering blind buying it (I haven't had any success with blind buys so far), what settings is it suitable for?



    Not everybody has a nose like a grey...
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    Re: Asses my use of these fragrances...

    lol, woops..
  27. Favourite “bedroom” fragrance on your man…

    Im sick of reading "a scent wont do anything its personality and game" bs, everybody is aware! This is a fragrance website, people just want to know which fragrances get appreciated generally...
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    Assess my use of these fragrances...

    Paco Rabanne 1 Million – Group dinners with friends (Warmer nights)

    JPG Le Male - Group dinners with friends (Cooler nights)

    Versaca Dreamer – Day, Work, Dates

    D&G Pour Homme – Day, Work,...
  29. Re: What is the strongest Vanilla scented mens cologne?

    Id like to but I bought it for my Mum for Christmas and my gf wont let me wear it now lol



    Whats PI short for?

    Ive wanted to try Tobacco Vanille for ages now but cant find samples anywhere...
  30. Re: What is the strongest Vanilla scented mens cologne?

    Lol, I did consider it ;) I cant find Eau des Baux here down under



    Ah that looks good from the notes! Again doesn't look available around here :(
  31. Re: What fragrance was so bad you HAD to wash it off?

    I use to think that any cologne is going to be designed to be a "nice" smell, it would just come down to personal preference as to which you like or dont like compared to others.

    That was my...
  32. Re: Is this Paco Rabanne 1 million 100ml 3.4FL OZ fake pics included

    There's a few good videos on youtube comparing fakes to real, id check them out which should help answer that.

    This cologne is heavily reproduced though
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    Re: DHI projection is terrible??!

    Not that often, ive also asked other people a few hours after applying and they have to get within a few inches before they can smell it. Its not the longevity either, its still there at the end of...
  34. What is the strongest Vanilla scented mens cologne?

    I've recently found a Vanilla scented toilet air freshener that I love the scent of! I like the scent of this more than the majority of colognes I own! lol...

    What mens colognes are there with a...
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    DHI projection is terrible??!

    Dior Homme Intense to date is my favorite fragrances so I recently lashed out and ordered a 150ml bottle from Strawberrynet and couldnt be more happy with the scent.

    The only problem is within an...
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    essentialmall.com.au

    Thanks guys

    Has anybody bought from essentialmall.com.au before?

    http://www.essentialmall.com.au/Christian-Dior-Dior-Homme-Intense-Eau-De-Parfum-Spray-New-Version-150ml-5oz-130905
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    Re: Dior Homme, somebody please explain??

    To somebody without a keen sense of smell would I even be able to tell any difference between all 4?

    Also are those sites in the link reputable?
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    Dior Homme, somebody please explain??

    Which of these is which in the following link??

    eg Dior Homme (Originial)
    Dior Homme (New formulation)
    Dior Homme Intense (Originial)
    Dior Homme Intense (New formulation)
    ...
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    Re: Bvlgar Aqva Pour Homme

    im starting to lean towards it being this now. There's just a hint of a salty/stale/petrol scent im smelling now
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    Re: Bvlgar Aqva Pour Homme

    Its definitely not a natural smell to me, very synthetic
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    Re: Bvlgar Aqva Pour Homme

    Could be this, how would you describe the seaweed note? It doesn't smell like any beach i've been to :|



    Yeah I would say it would be around that time, towards the end of the day when its only...
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    Re: Bvlgar Aqva Pour Homme

    Very true if sampling is possible. Not always the case if you cant find samples online and the only option is to blind buy though

    Dont think im going to continue using this frag but I haven't...
  43. Re: What fragrance do you use the most sprays of when your applying, and how many sprays?

    Its bad enough that im cant bring myself to buy it again even though its by far my favorite cologne.

    Whats the point of having a nice scent on if no one can smell it? Its like having a nice shirt...
  44. Re: What fragrance do you use the most sprays of when your applying, and how many sprays?

    Dunhill Desire for a Man (Red)

    This is my favorite scent i've come across to date but the sillage and longevity is so terrible im giving up and not going to buy it again.

    I always well and...
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    Bvlgar Aqva Pour Homme

    The other week I picked up some Aqva Pour Homme Bvlgari for men, I was just passing through the store when the girl offered me a sample which I liked at first as it seemed refreshing and as its...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    I could kiss you! :D

    If you were wearing Aventus that is.. ;)

    (no homo)
  47. Re: Citrus cologne with good sillage & long lasting?

    Is this is?

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Tom-Ford/Private-Blend-Neroli-Portofino-Collection-12192.html

    Ps, Your dog looks like a Kelpie (Australian Sheep Dog) in your avatar but being...
  48. Re: Citrus cologne with good sillage & long lasting?

    I like the look of Chrome Sport but again its got pretty poor responses for Sillage and Longevity

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Azzaro/Chrome-Sport-7938.html
  49. Re: Citrus cologne with good sillage & long lasting?

    I like the look of Chrome Sport but again its got pretty poor responses for Sillage and Longevity

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Azzaro/Chrome-Sport-7938.html
  50. Re: Citrus cologne with good sillage & long lasting?

    That's a good point, I"ve only smelt a sample of it in store and haven't worn it. I liked the initial smell but then read the disappointing reviews on Sillage and how long it lasts.

    Ill have a...
  51. Citrus cologne with good sillage & long lasting?

    Could people please make some suggestions for a citrus based cologne like this but with good Sillage and long lasting?
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Tommy-Hilfiger/Tommy-Jeans-6316.html
    ...
  52. Re: 1 Million Absolutely Gold vs 1 Million Original?

    Im in central Vic, and yeah thinking about it now the price does look just a little too good

    So after having some strange conversations with the seller, probably due to their horrible English more...
  53. Re: 1 Million Absolutely Gold vs 1 Million Original?

    What are your thoughts on the ebay link, look legit or fake to you?
  54. Re: 1 Million Absolutely Gold vs 1 Million Original?

    yeah right, im not that lucky lol. My own fault, I should have known too good to be true

    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/181023888916?var=480201381314&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649
  55. Re: 1 Million Absolutely Gold vs 1 Million Original?

    sh*t!



    I wanted to do some research on it first and found it $35 cheaper on ebay :(

    I bought some bvlgari aqva pour homme off her though
  56. 1 Million Absolutely Gold vs 1 Million Original?

    I've tried the original 1 million in store on recommendation from the attractive girl behind the counter ;) which I did really like, then doing a bit of research on it I discovered it had good silage...
  57. Re: 1 Million Absolutely Gold vs 1 Million Original?

    yeah ive already read that, didnt really answer my questions though

    - - - Updated - - -

    anybody have experienced both and can comment?
  58. 1 Million Absolutely Gold vs 1 Million Original?

    I've tried the original 1 million in store on recommendation from the attractive girl behind the counter ;) which I did really like, then doing a bit of research on it I discovered it had good...
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    Re: Recomend me a cologne with these tones

    Thanks for the suggestions guys, really appreciate it!

    These two particularly are looking good to me so far





    I think you're right about the apple and teak being what makes it a little...
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    Re: Recomend me a cologne with these tones

    Cool thanks, that looks good! Only thing is I had a bit of a quick search and couldn't find any sellers/suppliers in Australia..

    That was something I probably should have mentioned in my opening...
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    Recomend me a cologne with these tones

    Citrus
    Vanilla
    Musk
    Wood

    My current weapon of choice is Dun Hill Desire Red, I've got a couple of far more expensive colognes but this is all I use. Longevity isn't great I know but if you...
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