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  1. GIT: If a version was available in one of the two options which would you choose

    Option 1: True Parfum (stronger than the current EDP), similar accord to the current version.

    Option 2: A higher quality more "niche" version in current strength EDP. Hallmark GIT DNA with more...
  2. Which of the following discontinued, reformulated or poor performing would you select for production

    Your top 5, feel free to add to the list with other fragrances.


    Dior Bois De Argent

    Bond No.9 Bleecker Street

    YSL M7

    Escada Magnetism
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    Re: Can't smell musk

    well, isn't this curious...

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/443419-Which-materials-do-you-use-for-performance-and-not-primarily-for-their-odour-impact
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    Re: Reformulated YSL - La Nuit

    Did you manage to try the recent batches since your last post in January. If so how are they for you?
  5. La Nuit trials. US only please

    If you are very familiar with the vintage batches of LNDLH and would like to receive a sample of a new fragrance please drop me a PM with an address to send a sample to. US only please
  6. Re: Which materials do you use for performance and not primarily for their odour impact?

    Everybody saw the word "primarily" in the title as you did. Not a surprise once again this type of carry on
  7. Re: Which materials do you use for performance and not primarily for their odour impact?

    "Amyl or Iso amyl salycilate (and other salycilates -- I love what they do as blenders)"

    "Jasmolactone: Hard to describe why, just so good. Of course very different from Hedione, but like Hedione...
  8. Re: Which materials do you use for performance and not primarily for their odour impact?

    I don't agree with the assertion that everyone chooses a material of over an alternative due to its odour as there are often several materials with the same odour but not the same impact due to the...
  9. Which materials do you use for performance and not primarily for their odour impact?

    Excluding just 3 materials (Hedione, Iso E Super and Ambroxan) which materials do you use primarily for their effect on a blend. For example do you use top note musk Helvetolide to mask harsh citrus/...
  10. Re: Projection for 2015+ La Nuit de L'Homme? Little funny story inside.

    Galaxolide is one of the musks in LNDLH. Galaxolide is a common musk used in laundry products and given the time after application it's likely that this was the Galaxolide sillage
  11. Re: Green Irish Tweed: IF you could have more or less what would it be?

    The age of GIT means that since it's production there are now far superior materials available which produce the same odour impact whilst using less material. This creates space in the formula to add...
  12. Re: Green Irish Tweed: IF you could have more or less what would it be?

    Ok so amongst those who claim that it's perfect as it is there are plenty who after minimal prying actually would prefer to have some options:
    "Yellow English Lawn" for those who want it more on...
  13. Re: YSL La Nuit De L'homme - Rumors of 2016 Batches

    So 2016 and 2017 batches... very little actual feedback in this thread of batch performance and instead the same old "there is no difference" combined with replies of "yes there is".
    For those who...
  14. Re: Just don't get no respect!! What fragrances don't get the respect they deserve?

    Chophard Oud Malaki
  15. Re: Will La nuit de L'homme ever be as good as the original again?

    How are the recent batches... are they still clearly inferior to anything prior to 2013
  16. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Has there been an updated tally /ranking on these in the past few months?
  17. Re: Green Irish Tweed: IF you could have more or less what would it be?

    I'm pretty sure that your answer was identified in the opening post as being utterly redundant. To repeat: Note the emphasis on IF so if your view is that "it's perfect as it is" then kindly ignore...
  18. Green Irish Tweed: IF you could have more or less what would it be?

    Note the emphasis on IF so if your view is that "it's perfect as it is" then kindly ignore the thread.
    For others who wish that it was slightly less green leaning or even more so what other...
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    Re: Straight to Heaven

    PM me for samples of a version of this which will be released in October
  20. Re: I tried Straight to Heaven Extreme (deserves its own thread)

    How much are you paying for 100ml stateside?
  21. Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Are there any batches or fragrances which lean more on the citrus side?

    For those who like GIT but feel like the green "freshly cut grass" notes are slightly overdone then what would you have it...
  22. Re: YSL M7 Vintage characteristics

    Yes Benzaldehyde is in many oud's and clearly fits the cherry/ medicinal note.
  23. YSL M7 Vintage characteristics

    I'm enjoying this one a lot and reading reviews there is lot of discussions about the medicinal note and a cherry Dr Pepper vibe. There is Mandarin Orange in this and Cashmeran and I'm wondering if...
  24. Re: NEEDED - Crimped Perfume Bottle Supplier

    COVERPLA now have minimum spend of $4500.
  25. I couldn't contain my contempt whilst watching this

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NdFsorZe1cg&feature=share

    Where to start? The scale not moving with drops added, the tapping of the pippette which had no residue to warrant the tapping, the open...
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    Re: Smoky Batch Lovers: Field test

    Deadline day today for the feedback on the samples. If you don't have time to fill out the form then please indicate which samples if any were your preference and why. Drop me a PM or email...
  27. Field testing Vintage La nuit

    US and UK only: If you are familiar with the pre 2011 batches and more importantly notice a difference in performance to the recent batches drop me a PM with an address to send samples to field test.
  28. Re: Will La nuit de L'homme ever be good again?

    The question is how many people actually would pay more for the vintage version because it is easily doable. The limiting factor is that the price of the original is inexpensive so there aren't many...
  29. Re: Your top 3 most used aroma chemicals or naturals

    Exaltolide is getting a lot of love in this thread. Typically are you using it at high levels (5% and above) or in traces to support other musks
  30. which fragrance in your opinion has the best opening scent

    purely judging by the scent and disregarding the performance
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    Re: Smoky Batch Lovers: Field test

    Everybody should have their samples in the US by now and Monday at the latest in the UK
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    Re: Smoky Batch Lovers: Field test

    Thanks to those who have contacted me to receive samples. They are being posted this week to those stateside and to those in the UK they will be received @18th May. I have around 10 sample sets...
  33. Re: Interest in sharing order for Bottles and Caps from Coverpla?

    I ordered from Coverpla in January and the MOQ was $2,000 / 1500units. Depending on the style of the bottle I'd be curious to know options for 30ml & 50ml
  34. Re: Straight to Heaven by Kilian, Notes:

    Nutmeg features in this
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    Re: Sclareolide

    I've had Sclareolide from Chris in the past few months
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    Smoky Batch Lovers: Field test

    If you like it smokey PM me with an address US and UK only please due to shipping costs and evaluating feedback response time.
    Just PM's please. Thank you
  37. Re: My Gift To You (Cool Water formula)

    Green Irish Tweed is similar for many people and yet more refined to others. Is there any GCMS information on GIT?
  38. Re: Introducing myself and a question about using Real or Oud Replacers in Perfume

    Do you have more details of this one? Is it purchasable
  39. Re: Your top 10 perfumery raw materials

    Ambroxan
    Nutmeg oil
    Iso E Super
    Diethyl Malonate
    Bergamot oil
    Exaltolide
    Fixateur 505
    Patchouli
    Alpha Damascone
    Hedione
  40. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    If I ever found myself in a similar position I'd be looking into alternatives to chemo like THC (Simpson data) and Burzynski's methods. wishing you the strength to fight
    ...
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    Re: Sorry

    Are you so removed from empathy that you mention the cost of a poxy monthly fee and your lack of service over clearly serious deliberations regarding the site? send me your paypal details and delete...
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    Re: Sorry

    Thank you for being honest Grant as it will help all of the members here to see that there are issues with the site which affect you far beyond what we could imagine on this side of the screen....
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Discussion

    Pineapple Vintage is on promotion for a limited time
    www.parfumsvintage.com
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Review Thread

    Pineapple Vintage is on Promotion for a limited time.
    www.parfumsvintage.com
  45. La Nuit De L'Homme: What notes distinguish Vintage from recent batches

    Pineapple Vintage is on promotion also: www.parfumsvintage.com

    Along with the clear performance differences of the recent batches of La Nuit De L'Homme what are the standout characteristics and...
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    Aventus 2011 X02 120ml

    UK only due to shipping restrictions. Full bottle and boxed 1,200
  47. Re: What do the "big guys" have that you don't?

    As much as proprietary molecules give the big fragrance companies an edge in terms of what they can offer to the big houses with the large budgets the result for the perfumer can be offset because by...
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    Re: Group buy for GC/MS

    Please contact myself or PKiler for details of GC's which are being commissioned this week.
  49. Re: Best Batch of YSL La Nuit De L'Homme

    PM Sent
  50. Best Batch of YSL La Nuit De L'Homme

    If there is a short answer to this I'd appreciate it. I'm wanting to source an excellent performing batch for analysis.
  51. Re: Tauer Perfumes - L'Air du Desert Marocain GC-MS

    was this GCMS ever carried out? Could anybody share the files from Perfumertalk ? I was one of the subscribers (long after it was clear that it was redundant). As the site isn't online I have no way...
  52. Re: Anyone notice new notes in Aventus?

    Citronellol is the Rose material and the origin of the berries are important. Miss Dior Parfum has the same note but more pronounced
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    Re: pineapple vintage aventus?

    Pineapple Vintage

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJGzo7URWMQ&t=922s
  54. Re: Squeezy bottles with straw in U.K

    Exactly, do you know where I can buy it?
    Ceasefire... Ceasefire!
    Thanks
  55. Squeezy bottles with straw in U.K

    The 500ml/ 1litre type with a straw for filling bottles and vials... are there any stockists in the UK or anybody who has one for sale in Blighty?
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Discussion

    577745777557776

    There were a good number of pre-orders and more than I expected so the logistics regretfully took a day longer so apologies to all of you who have saved the date.
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    Re: Crimping suppliers in U.S

    Thanks for the replies
  58. Re: Select members to review the Pineapple inspired fragrance from members feedback...

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/429...-Review-Thread
  59. Re: Select members to review the Pineapple inspired fragrance from members feedback...

    The fragrance is available to purchase now for delivery on the 15th November.

    http://perfumersupplyhouse.com/fragrances/


    Reviews are here:
    ...
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    Crimping suppliers in U.S

    Are there any vendors who stock manual crimping devices in the US for perfume bottles?
  61. Re: Creed Aventus doesn't smell at all after a while!

    Hopefully I can shed some light on this.
    There are a number of factors involved in why this fragrance is mysterious and elusive and sometime after you believe that it has evaporated because you can...
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Discussion

    The Reviews will be done by the end of October. The pre launch of 30% discount is valid until the 6th November with shipping within the US and UK.

    For US enquiries: ...
  63. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    I understand that Yourself and Merlinyoda will be receiving by tomorrow. Please send a pm tomorrow to update me... Thanks
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Review Thread

    Could I kindly reiterate the above that this thread be exclusively for final reviews of Pineapple Vintage and entirely free of comments so that an overview can be formed.

    For all discussions and...
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    Pineapple Vintage Discussion

    Reviews for Pineapple Vintage can be found here:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/429092-Pineapple-Vintage-Review-Thread56602


    For all discussions related to Pineapple Vintage please comment...
  66. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    Exactly. Members who take advantage of the pre launch offers will receive a sample of each in early November so for now just choose either the Classic or the Noir via Perfumer Supply House website....
  67. Re: Select members to review the Pineapple inspired fragrance from members feedback...

    Samples are in the UK and US and will be sent out on Monday.

    Merlinyoda hasn't got back to me so unless someone has other contact info to give him a poke he's going to miss the sample second time...
  68. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    Absolutely!



    The Pre launch offers is to reward those who have followed the project.
    97% of participants said that they liked the samples and the feedback on those has steered the original ...
  69. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    I know that a lot of you have enquired about payment options. The Perfumer Supply House now have the two fragrances listed for purchase on their website (link below). The 30% pre launch offer has...
  70. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    Thanks... updated PAYPAL are now online:

    payment@perfumersupplyhouse.com (for U.S)

    janstam77@yahoo.co.uk
    (For U.K)

    Just 3 days remaining of the 30% pre launch offer..
  71. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    Just to clarify that the pre release offers are time restricted. This is to reward the members on Basenotes for their input and to apply the largest discount to those who order prior to the launch....
  72. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    56008

    2 Versions:

    Noir

    Pineapple, Birch
    Pineapple, Birch, Patchouli, Cassis
    Vanilla, Ambergris
  73. Re: calculating strength of concentrate weight/ volume

    Thanks for clarifying
  74. Re: calculating strength of concentrate weight/ volume

    Alrighty so 18% Strength in 100ml bottle is how many grams of concentrate?
  75. Re: calculating strength of concentrate weight/ volume

    Geco, your reply previous to the one which you edited here said that the specific gravity was very high. It is indeed true as it's full of musks and large molecules. I thought I'd clarify this in...
  76. calculating strength of concentrate weight/ volume

    I have a 100ml bottle and it contains 18.2 grams of concentrate to which I've added perfumers alcohol to fill the bottle. It's full at 87.53 grams.

    1. Is this 20.8% strength?
    2. What is the...
  77. Select members to review the Pineapple inspired fragrance from members feedback...

    Put forward 1-5 members who you would like to see/ trust to be impartial in reviewing the production fragrance based on the thread below.
    Please put forward the members by the 2nd October' 16 so...
  78. Perfumers alcohol suppliers in UK aside from Mistral

    Are there any other suppliers?
  79. Chandler Burr interviews what makes Conglomerates buy niche fragrance companies

    There were a few fascinating discussions in this one hour interview.
    It's a shame that more time wasn't available to explore the new fragrance dispensing technologies "Hybridization" and Chanel's...
  80. Relative Hedione HC impact compared to Hedione

    How much more impact does Hedione HC have over regular Hedione? Although it is clear that Hedione HC has a higher amount of the cis isomer it is unclear at what rate to supplement it at. Would 7%...
  81. Re: Fragrance Reviewers... Who to trust?

    In July I sent beta samples to members on here who expressed an interest in the fragrance I've been working on. The results were discussed in the thread below. The samples project was a success...
  82. Fragrance Reviewers... Who to trust?

    More recently the question of integrity amongst reviewers has been put under the spotlight. I'm soft launching a fragrance in October and the lack of impartiality has caused me to reconsider whether...
  83. Re: Brilliant Marketing, Poor Execution: The Makings of Fragrance Failure & Success

    You only have to take a look at a few threads on here to see that the juice is all important as David says. Name a fragrance product where several people lauded that the box was the deciding factor...
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    Re: Flash Pointing compound

    I don't but they are clearly quoting Luzi's compounding method in a face palming attempt to reclaim some credibility. The thread in the general discussion forum has been very interesting and it is a...
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    Flash Pointing compound

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    Are any perfumers on here doing this process with their batches? There have been threads on here about adding slight warmth to compound to aid bonding molecules together. "Flash Pointing to...
  86. Re: Elementary question about percentages

    I also have done many 1gram trials but with a formula which is made up of 90% musks and naturals which have not required diluting. The remaining 10% is lots of trace materials and this is where I've...
  87. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    Final trials are now complete. Evaluating this week and production will begin very soon...
  88. Group buy option or small MOQ supplier of Saver Glass bottles in US

    54603

    54601

    Saver Glass "Juicy"

    Are there any suppliers of the Saver Glass range in the US who will supply 400 - 1000 bottles. Coverpla minimum order is 2000.

    Another option is a group...
  89. Re: What does everyone's laboratories look like?

    54564

    Perhaps I should have tidied the blending area to give the illusion that it is ever so...
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    Re: Concentrate Preparation

    After maturing the concentrate for 3-4 weeks how much extra strength is gained from this process? If the strength gain in a large batch was significant and this resulted in a sweeter or sharper blend...
  91. Re: Trace materials: Deciding between pure and 10% dilution

    "Degrading to Basenotes" really?

    Kindly quote anything where there is even a hint where anyone has degraded Basenotes.

    Is it degrading to Basenotes when members post a question about a...
  92. Re: Trace materials: Deciding between pure and 10% dilution

    I was quite vocal on the PT site even last year about the lack of substance on the site. Instead of a replacement GC provider we were getting articles on zinc supplements. I had again emailed Brandon...
  93. Re: Trace materials: Deciding between pure and 10% dilution

    Yes "Cancellations" is nothing more than using a powerful material and using incremental trials with other materials to successfully blend which as you stated is the Jean Carles method.


    It's...
  94. Re: Trace materials: Deciding between pure and 10% dilution

    So you're adding 1/5th at a time and evaluating the result before adding 2/5ths?
    I recall that Tabanon caught you by surprise when making a batch. Was it that it gained strength during the maturing...
  95. Trace materials: Deciding between pure and 10% dilution

    I'm scaling a trial now from a 10g to a 100g trial and I'm using a high precision balance.

    I'm using top note materials like Ethyl 2Methyl Butyrate at 0.04%. If undiluted then this is just 3...
  96. Re: Materials you almost always ensure are in a blend

    I must accept that my original post hasn't been clear enough in the question I'm seeking answers to. Ambrettolide, Helvetolide, Hedione and Iso E Super etc are all in the blend as they are in many...
  97. Materials you almost always ensure are in a blend

    I'm putting the final touches to a fragrance I've been working on and after feedback on samples and subsequent trials I'm finally happy with the result.

    So far it doesn't contain materials which I...
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    Re: Jubilation XXV

    I tried to log in to PT last week and even Google no longer lists it. Does anybody have the database and passwords so at least those of us who paid for subscriptions for over a year have something to...
  99. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    Without giving too much away you are way ahead of the game here...

    - - - Updated - - -

    The evaluation's are in and I'm cross referencing the preferences with the formulas.
    I'm happy to report...
  100. Re: Member feedback-inspired new pineapple fragrance

    It's all good... thanks for the pm.
    The situation did actually bring up some interesting ideas for names for the product like "Black Poison" by "GFAM" and "Merlingate". I've been losing sleep for...
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