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  1. Re: Vintage Magie Noire issues and questions

    Love MN and I have had similar experiences with the black plastic atomizer bottle in the past. Not good at all. I became a fan and loved the MN in the round glass bottle with the dabber. I have a...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    30 Roses ~ Is that Love's Rain Forest already spoken for? I think I sampled this a year or so ago and liked it and just never picked any up. Let me know. Thanks! :)
  3. Re: Anything like Profumum Confetto but less pricey? Almond frag recs, please!

    I'm not sure if it's still being made, but Toni Garde edp is very almondy to my nose. (And reasonably priced!)

    I also second Cartier Le Baiser du Dragon. Love that almond note!
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    Re: Lip 'Stains', anyone?

    I love lip stains. I use them all the time. I have Cover Girl, Revlon, NYC, Palladio, Urban Decay, etc., etc.. . I absolutely love the Urban Decay Lip Ink and use it often in the cooler months...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday the 2nd of September

    Hanae Mori Magical Moon edp for me today. And I got a compliment at work! :)
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    Re: Sexiest Perfumes in your collection?

    Agent Provocateur, Cartier Le Baiser du Dragon, Vivienne Westwood Boudoir, Chanel No. 5 and Coco, YSL Opium, EL Cinnabar, Dior Addict.
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday, 21 August 2010

    I'm wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris on this rare working Saturday morning. It's grey, gloomy and rainy here. I feel clean and crisp in this, love it.
  8. Re: The shade of your (toe)nails? AKA The Nail Polish thread

    Recently had a pedicure and chose OPI Jewel of India.
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday - 28 March, 2010

    Wearing Guerlain L'Instant Magic today. I also wore it yesterday for an open house/celebration for my maternal Grandmother's 104th birthday! :)
    (On 3/30)
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    Re: SotD Monday 1st of March

    30Roses: So sorry to hear about your Father.



    I chose Agent Provocateur for this 'lamb' start to March. Agent P. stayed really close to my skin today, which is very unusual for this scent.
  11. Re: Scent me for Thursday and Friday! :D I'm meeting Trinny&Susannah from What Not To Wear! :D

    I love the hair on you! Very striking. I love Trinny and Susannah, too. I look at their books sometimes. I own one of them which is chock-full of good advice. I'm so happy that you got this amazing...
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    Re: Anyone Tried Tokyo Milk??

    Please try Dead Sexy and report back. I'm intrigued by it. I don't like a sickly sweet vanilla in my scents, either, so I'm curious as to what you think. :)
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    Re: Today I bought...February 2010 purchases

    Crazy Libellule and The Poppies ~ Chere Louise. Can't wait to get it! :)
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    Re: SotD Monday 8th of February

    Wore Annie Oakley Verbena Blossom today. The zesty lemony start perks me up and I needed perking up on this Monday.
    We have a Winter Storm Warning posted for tonight, tomorrow and...
  15. Poll: Re: Favorite women's or unisex Penhaligons fragrance

    Love Victorian Posy.
  16. Re: The shade of your (toe)nails? AKA The Nail Polish thread

    Shadesofbleu ~ I have Sally Hansen Gun Metal and wear it often.

    My feet are wearing Sally Hansen's "Commander in Chic" right now. In the bottle it looked matte greyish lavendar but on it's more...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 December

    I wore Cinnabar today. Last day of work before the holidays! Yee haw! :)
  18. Re: SotD Monday 21 December - Winter Solstice

    The powdery and a bit spicy Crabtree and Evelyn Azzemour is on my person today. I've spent the day finishing up my gift wrapping and baking some Christmas treats. :)

    Ubu~ Safe travels, have fun...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 20 December

    Spent the day in Miss Boucheron edp thanks to a perfume angel. :) Spent most of my afternoon wrapping Christmas gifts....almost finished!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 December

    Just slipped into some soft flannel pajamas and spritzed myself with some Johnson and Johnson's Baby Cologne. I smell snuggly. Perfect for inducing sleep. :)
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    The One 'n Only Argan Treatment.....

    I have been intrigued by the original Moroccan Oil, mask, etc... but I never shelled out the bucks because I have fine, straight, oily hair and I figured it would no doubt make my hair limp and...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 December

    Crazylibellule and The Poppies ~ Chere Louise. It's quite a nice scent for something inexpensive.
    I love the design and I love that it memorializes Louise Brooks. She was a trendsetter for sure
    ...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 24 November

    Wore Yves Rocher Cocoon today. 'Twas nice.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 19 November

    Crabtree & Evelyn Azzemour was my choice today. Why was this one discontinued? I love it so!
    Still going strong and I've had it on for about 12 hours!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 18 November

    Cacharel Noa Fleur for me today. Another dreary, grey day in Indiana. Pouring buckets tonight. :(
  26. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Toesies and fingernails are sporting this smoky plum color called Plum Pudding. I can't recall the maker of this enamel off the top of my head, but the color is very fall-ish. :)
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 17 November

    Vera Wang for me today. I don't think there are too many fans of this scent, but I love it's floral simplicity.
    It's like a breath of summer on this dreary November day. (When will the sun shine...
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    Re: SotD Monday 16 November

    Oops! Posted something in the wrong thread. Sorry.
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    Re: SotD Monday 16 November

    Started the week in Cartier Le Baiser du Dragon parfum. Mmmm! Got a compliment in the library...AGAIN! ;)
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    Re: SotD Sunday 15 November

    Crabtree & Evelyn Nantucket Briar.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 12 November

    I was wearing a drugstore scent today and got a compliment in the library!
    Bonne Bell Skin Musk. I couldn't smell it at all, doggone head cold!

    I've officially been married for 4 weeks! Weeee!...
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    Re: S O T D Tuesday 10 November 2009

    Been ill with a cold for the past few days. :( I'm only wearing Woods-of-Windsor Forget-Me-Not talcum powder after a steamy bath. I can actually smell it! :)

    Wishing you the happiest of...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 5 November

    Toni Gard EP for me today. Almondy goodness! :)
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    Re: Your latest make-up purchases?

    I just bought a mascara from the Hard Candy line at Walmart, which I assume is a new line they're carrying? I haven't tried it yet, but I'm hoping for ginormous lashes and I will report back after I...
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    Re: Today I Bought... October '09 Puchases!

    Just bought Estee Lauder Sensuous. Been liking this for awhile and got a great deal on it. ;)
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    Re: SotD Thursday 22 October

    Wearing Kenzo Flower Satin Spray today. It's snuggly and comforting. Perfect for this day....I feel like I might be coming down with a cold or something. :(
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    Re: S o t D Thrusday 08 October 2009

    MOR Marshmallow EDP today. Haven't worn this one in months as I find it rather heavy for summer.
    Talk about some lasting sillage! I still smell it and I applied it eight hours ago!
  38. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Indulged in a pedicure this afternoon to 'treat' myself. Ahh, it was so relaxing! I almost chose OPI's ~ Manicurist from Seville, but I went with OPI's ~ My Throne for a Cranberry Scone. I love it!...
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    Re: What's your fav mascara?

    NYX Doll Eyes mascara. I read raves about both the formulas on Makeupalley.com but I picked up the Volume formula because I seem to have pretty good eyelash length. I love it and I'm on my second...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Urban Decay Lip Ink in Greedy. It's a staple in my makeup bag.
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    Re: S O T D September 27, Sunday

    Just bought a new bottle of Crabtree and Evelyn Nantucket Briar edp yesterday on a shopping trip with my beau. He likes it and I like it so it's a win-win. :)
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    Re: Your latest make-up purchases?

    Let's see.....I purchased NYX Doll Eyes Mascara in the Volume formula for the second time.
    I'm going to get some M.A.C. Studio Fix foundation in the very near future.
    Also purchased my third shade...
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    Re: S o t D Thrusday 10 September 2009

    Happy Bday to Carrie, Shannon and Indie Guy!

    I'm enjoying a beautiful late summer's day here in northern Indiana. (Even though I'm at work until 7:00 pm)
    I took out a mini that I haven't worn in...
  44. Has anyone sniffed Jessica Simpson's Fancy Love in a store? r/o/p

    I sniffed a scent strip in a magazine and I can't believe it, but I LIKE it! I didn't care so much for Fancy....too sweet. This one is a bit sweet, but has a Love's Baby Soft thing going on but...
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 13 August

    Started out pleasant early today, but turned into a sticky and hot day.
    I reached for "Still" by Jennifer Lopez. I know what you're probably thinking, but this one is really nice, I must say and it...
  46. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    A very frosty pink with some gold tones mixed in. I forget the name, but it's nice on my tanned toes. :)
  47. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Had a pedicure recently and picked OPI ~ A Rose At Dawn, Broke By Noon for the polish.
    It's wearing like iron! Love it.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 1 July

    I wore Hermes Eau des Merveilles for a chilly, cloudy start to July.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 6 May 2009

    I'm going to be spritzing my new love with abandon later today: Guerlain L'Instant Magic.
  50. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Chantilly~ I want to try that polish now! :) Thanks for the information.

    I'm wearing a milky pink shade right now by Milani called Peek-a-boo Pink.
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    Re: Today I bought (April 2009 Purchases!)

    I bought Guerlain L'Instant Magic. I won't apologize for smelling like a big 'ole powder puff. I love it.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 25 April

    I'm wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris right now at work and can't smell it. :( Later I'm changing to Guerlain L'Instant Magic. I am completely and utterly smitten with it. :)
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    Re: SotD Monday 6 April

    Have been wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris since I bought it last week. Definitely my spring scent. Love it.
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    Re: SotD Monday 30 March

    I'm scent twins with Potiron today, wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris as well. This is my latest purchase and I definitely am in love. I think I could be happy wearing this all spring. (And I never say...
  55. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Sinful Colors: Bahama Sunset
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    Re: SotD Thursday 5 March

    Wearing the lovely Prada Infusion d'Iris on this spring-like day. How fitting! :)
    Enjoy your day, Basenoters.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 4 March

    Happy Birthday Rtamara! Hope you get spoiled silly.

    I'm wearing Lolita Lempicka L today. Wasn't sure what I thought of this for awhile. (Maybe a bit too sweet for my liking?) but it seems fitting...
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    Re: SotD Monday 2 March

    It's a really cold evening for March in Indiana....brrr. 15 F right now and that's not as low as it will go. :(
    I wore MOR Marshmallow Edp today. I sprayed it on 8 hours ago and I can still smell it...
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009 Purchases!)

    I just bought Nikos Sculpture (unsniffed) because someone told me it smelled like Nivea in the blue tin/jar. I also ordered Demeter Holy Water.
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    Re: looking for something lemony/limey

    Have your tried Hermes Un Jardin Sur le Nil? Even though it doesn't list lemon or lime as a note, I get a very tart almost lime impression from the green mango. I love this one in warm weather.
    ...
  61. Re: Is there any fragrance that smells similar to Nivea cream in the blue jar/tin?

    Okay, I haven't heard back from Nivea. (Not sure I will). I was reading at MUA and someone there said Nikos Sculpture reminded them of Nivea cream/lotion in the blue jar/bottle. I have ordered a...
  62. Re: Today I bought ... February 2009 PURCHASES

    Hightech ~ Nice to see you! I need to try that company, I remember you saying you liked their scents.

    I just purchased (unsniffed) Nikos Sculpture because someone on MUA told me it smells...
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    Re: SotD Friday 27 February

    Chaya; I know, I'm too much of a nightowl, lol, but I am feeling better so I'm reverting back to my wicked ways. I trust the migraine is fini? I hope so.

    Wordbird: I have always wanted to see...
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    Re: What's your bag?

    I have lots of purses because I find I like to mix and match according to the statement I want to make.
    I have been carrying a black quilted microfiber Vera Bradley most of the winter. I wasn't...
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    Re: Noxzema Deep Cleansing Cream

    Can't answer as to it being harsh on the skin, but I wouldn't think so since it's recommended for skin irritation such as windburn and sunburn. I love the scent of Noxzema and the cooling effect, but...
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    Re: SotD Friday 27 February

    I've not yet retired for the evening (morn, actually), but I am pretty certain I will be wearing my sample of Prada Infusion d'Iris.

    End of the work week....ahhh! Enjoy the weekend, BNers.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 26 February

    Lizzie ~ I put on Boucheron Jaipur Homme tonight when I got home from work, too! It is PERFECT for this rainy, getting-colder evening. I adore it.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 26 February

    Brielle ~ So sorry to hear about your Mama. I hope she's improving. And please get your rest, too, so you can get over your flu bug. Take care.

    Chaya: Hope the migraine leaves pronto!

    I am...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 25 February 2009

    Pomander: Your story touched my heart. ((hugs)) to you on the loss of your loved one.

    Terry: That was very caring of Andrew. They live what they learn.

    In honor of Czech & Speake re-issuing...
  70. Re: Great Nail Polish Discovery

    I was tempted by these the other night, but I was in a bit of a hurry and I couldn't decide which shade I liked best so I passed them by. I'll probably succumb to one soon because of you, Hillaire! ;)
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    Re: Snowdrop Trail.

    Don't know the smell of a snowdrop, but I know what the flowers look like and they are such a welcome sight after a hard winter. That walk sounds simply lovely. I wish I could attend something like...
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    Re: Your latest make-up purchases?

    Now to just find an independently owned boutique that carries vintage and niche fragrances! :)
    That's cool that you found your favorite shadow combo, though, SF. You should be stocked up for awhile...
  73. Re: Dark Rose is back! And some others from Czech & Speake.

    I adore Dark Rose and happened upon a bottle for swap a year or so ago. I haven't sniffed any of the others. Does anyone know if they will ship samples to the U.S.? Thanks.

    Edited to add: Just...
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    Re: SotD Monday 23 February

    For a snowy Monday, I decided to pull out Lagniappe Oaks Lady Evangeline. I was contemplating swapping this one away last time I wore it, but now I'm rather enjoying it. Lots of heliotrope? Almond?...
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    Re: SotD 22 February - Shrove Sunday

    Brielle ~ Hope you get over that nasty bug soon. I was ill last week, thought I felt better, but lost my voice again last night. :( I'm ready for spring! (Although we had a major snowfall...
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    Re: New Narciso Rodriguez fragrance Essence

    I love the bottle and I love the notes that are in it. I read a little snippet in Allure magazine in which he said musk was the sexiest note for a woman because it becomes individualized on every...
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    Re: Your latest make-up purchases?

    I had Monday off work and my fiance and I went out for lunch and then we walked around the mall for an hour or so. We ventured into Ulta and I started looking at their brand name cosmetics. I picked...
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    Re: SotD Friday 20 February

    I LOVE this bottle, Mike! Tres cool!
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    Re: SotD Friday 20 February

    This sounds wonderful for warmer weather, kbe! I enjoy lavender so much in the heat.

    I'm getting ready to head out the door for work wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris. This is heavenly.
    Also...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 19 February

    Still fighting a bug of some sort so my nose and me aren't quite up to par. I chose Bonne Bell Skin Musk oil today for something that stays close and is sort of comforting.

    So sorry to hear about...
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    Re: Elizabeth Taylor

    I actually like Passion quite alot, too. The dusting powder is divine. Someone on another board suggested that it smelled similar to Estee Lauder Amber Nude and I think she was right on with her...
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    Re: NR for her

    I haven't worn the edp for any length of time, but I own the edt in the black bottle. I don't find the start shrill at all, I find it florally and warm and clean all the same time and the drydown is...
  83. Re: What perfume would Catherine Earnshaw (Wuthering Heights) wear?

    I'm not sure Cathy would wear a scent, maybe something lavender or herbally like the countryside.
    If she were to wear a scent, I would want her to wear something dark rose and gothic like Czech and...
  84. Re: Did you get anything nice on Valentine's Day?

    No fragranced gifts, but my fiance got me a lovely white gold open heart pendant of baguette diamonds on a very delicate chain. Oh and also a mushy card. :) He's a darlin' guy.
  85. Lily Pultizer's new fragrances: Beachy, Wink and Squeeze edp's

    I had the opportunity to sniff these yesterday at Sephora. (Well, as best I could, I have a cold. :().
    They are nothing groundbreaking, but very pleasant, nonetheless, and I am thinking I'd like to...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 15 February

    Narciso Rodriguez for Her today. I haven't worn this one in awhile. I'm not even sure which formulation I own....it's the one in the black bottle with pink letters. I'm coming down with a cold-...
  87. Re: SotD Saturday 14 February - St. Valentine's Day

    Wearing Agent Provocateur today because it makes me feel "ooooh la la" and it is Valentine's Day!
    Enjoy this St. Valentine's Day, BNers.
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    Re: SotD Friday 13 February

    So sorry to hear about your Grandma, ShadesofBleu. You'll be in my thoughts during this difficult time.
    Also will be thinking of you RainDropSparkle and sorry for the loss of your Grandfather.
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    Re: SotD Friday 13 February

    Gearing up for Valentine's Day by wearing L'Artisan Voleur des Roses and a red babydoll top.
    T.G.I.F!! I have a three day weekend coming up....yee-haw!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 12 February

    Windy and alot colder, at least no white stuff is about. I'm feeling all cozy in Rochas Tocade. Is this one really discontinued? I think I read that somewhere? I must stock up, if so.

    Happy 6th...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 11 February

    Yay, I'm glad the date was a success, Veuve Amiot! Can't wait to hear updates.

    I'm wearing Hermes Eau des Merveilles on a rainy, warm day. Temperatures are going to take a major nose dive later...
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    Re: Heure Exquise

    Wow, I love the edt, I must get my nose around some of the edp! Thanks for the info, Ruggles.
  93. Has anyone tried the new Perry Ellis for Women? Sorry if this has been discussed...

    I used to wear Perry Ellis for Women circa 1986. It was a floral chypre if I am remembering correctly.
    I got lots of compliments on it back then, but I purchased the same fragrance again several...
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    Re: Heure Exquise

    I thought it was only available in edt strength?
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    Re: SotD 10 February

    Fendi Asja. I haven't worn this all winter, it was hidden behind a larger bottle of perfume in my cabinet.
    It's such a nice one, glad I've rediscovered it. :) It's so warm here, I'm getting a bit of...
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    Re: SotD Monday 9 February

    Chanel No. 5 for me today, too, although mine is the edp. I do have a teensy bottle of the parfum, but I tend to save that. :P

    Enjoy the first day of the work week, everyone.
  97. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    AndiMAC ~ that polish sounds fabulous! I must look for it.

    I gave myself the works today and polished the toenails with L'oreal Stroke of Midnight.
    Purplish-red, very vixenish.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 8 February

    Ralph Lauren Notorious. I feel fresh, clean and flirty, not like one would expect from a scent named "Notorious". I like it, but Notorious is no vamp, unfortunately.

    Happy birthday TwoRoads!
    ...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 7 February

    I'm at work and the only thing I had in my purse was a sample of Dior J'Adore so I just spritzed it on.
    Have a good weekend, all!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 5 February

    I'm feeling dandy because the shine is shining and it's milder and it's my second day of reveling in my newest purchase ~ Kenzo Amour edp. Lovely stuff!
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