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    Mr. Bill Blass safe blind buy?

    I am on a leather kick. ADP Leather colonial and Vince Camuto have been recent favorites.

    I hear Mr. Bill Blass in a classic leather. Is it a safe blind buy? I don't expect ADP type leather (it...
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    Re: 90210 Feel2Sexy for Him

    ;) Yep. This was one of my best blind cheapie buys. I don't see this anymore in Ross etc. Where did you find your bottle? I am tempted to stock up.
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    Re: Lomani AB Spirit Platinum

    How is the longevity and projection?

    Sent from my LG-E980 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
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    Re: Lomani AB Spirit Platinum

    hednic - do you notice any TDH similarities? the pepper/orange and vetiver combo intrigues me.
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    Re: Lomani AB Spirit Platinum

    I don't see leather in the fragrantica note pyramid. Are you looking at the "AB spirit platinum"?
    Smells like a twin of TDH to me. I sprayed it around noon and almost 4 hours later still there, so...
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    Lomani AB Spirit Platinum

    Anyone tried it? What's the verdict?
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    Sandalwood Challenge

    What blends well with sandalwood for a men's frag? I am interested to hear what you folks may have cooked up with this note. I am struggling with creating anything interesting with PA's sandalwood...
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    Some of them are. The good ones that have become cheap over time (Kenzo PH, Azzaro PH) certainly are. Some of the ones that were launched cheap can be quite good (MJ Legend, Animale Animale). It's...
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    Where did you find Egoiste for $25? What size?
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    Ellena on Grey Flannel

    I read an interview from March 2009 where Ellena cites Grey Flannel as one of the fragrances he considers beautiful.

    I keep going back to Grey Flannel and each time try to pay a tiny bit more...
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    Re: Norlimbanol Dilution

    Just a follow up..

    Norlimbanol easily liquefies and stays that way (for a few hours so far) with just some gentle heating. 5 minute immersion in a bowl with warm water.

    This stuff is really...
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    Re: First Attempt Report

    Thanks pKiller! Appreciate it.

    What's the best way to cut it down. I use an excel sheet to track the formulas. Should I simply add more of rest of the ingredient, so that I end up with a...
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    What's this secret ingredient??

    I notice a distinct similarity between the following two fragrances. The note pyramids are have nothing in common, nevertheless the similar note (or notes) is there. What could this be?

    If I were...
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    First Attempt Report

    Sorry, posted this in the wrong forum. Reposting.

    I made 4 test samples.

    #One (Parfum)
    Primarily Vetiver and ISO E Super
    Smells almost like Encre Noire without the litle sweetness or...
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    Re: Norlimbanol Dilution

    Thanks mumsy.

    9 units of PA would be 9 ml, but how do I measure 1 unit of norimbanol? is it 1gm or 1 pinch?

    I don't have a weighing scale.
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    Norlimbanol Dilution

    I ordered some of this from PA and after receiving realized it's not a liquid.

    Reading some forums here, it seems it needs to be diluted at 10%?

    What does that diluted at 10% mean and what do...
  17. Thread: Eo/po/ac?

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    Re: Eo/po/ac?

    Thank you!

    Are all these essential oils soluble in alcohol?
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    Eo/po/ac?

    I am referring to the recipe at this page..

    https://sites.google.com/site/perfumerecipes/perfume-recipes-and-formulations/du-aqua-di-parma-like-scent

    What is the meaning of EO/PO and AC?
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    Re: Question about PA Key Accords

    Nicok, thank you!

    In your recipe, what the number following the percentage?

    It seems strange, why PA is selling these then i.e. if I have to add more of the same stuff that's already in...
  20. Thread: Advice Please

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    Advice Please

    What's your fav (reasonably priced) classy fragrance with great longevity and projection? Don't know if such a thing exists in the ladies frag world, but the equivalent of Encre Noire for ladies.
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    Question about PA Key Accords

    #1 - If I were to simply mix the key accord (such as the Citrus key accord) at 15% with perfumer's alcohol, will i get some type of (decent) citrus aquatic fragrance? Or do folks add more molecules...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Been seeing a lot of Ed Hardy frags at Marshalls lately. Saw 1 oz bottles of villain for 5.99 (clearance perhaps) and there were variety of others Ed Hardys. Royal Copenhagen Musk (this stuff smells...
  23. Thread: Save On Scents

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    Re: Save On Scents

    Thanks. Very informative!
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    Re: Save On Scents

    Did you see baby diapers and flatulence on saveonscents designer inspirations? Or you perhaps wear designer/niche frags that smell like that?
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    Save On Scents

    Has anyone tried some of the designer inspired fragrance oils from saveonscents. From the reviews it looks like some are pretty close to the real thing. I wonder what the longevity and projection is...
  26. Thread: DIY Question

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    DIY Question

    Specifically, regarding products from saveonscents.

    I see they have a variety of designer interpretations. From what I have read so far, it seems

    I need to get one of the fragrance oils...
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    Re: Pierre Cardin Innovation

    Bought it and returned it, very glad I could.

    This one sucks all the way. Note pyramid says, sandalwood, coffee, oud..among other things. Don't know what they were smoking. This is linear cheap...
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    Pierre Cardin Innovation

    Has anyone tried it? Seems like a new 2013 cologne. Saw it at a discounter. Quite curious.
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    Re: 90210 Feel2Sexy for Him

    In my opinion, it is a great clone of Fahrenheit, all the way, as good as a clone can be. Excellent longevity too. The sprayer is crap and bottle isn't much to look at. But the juice is...
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    90210 Feel2Sexy for Him

    Anyone tried this?

    Saw this at Marshalls the other days, $6 on sale. I have tried Metal Jacket from this house before. Was blown away, perfect Fahrenheit clone, great silage and longevity, as...
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    Versace blue jeans and boss bottled

    Is it just me or do guys also feel the same vibe from both? Not similar the way Ferrari black but I really like bj, boss bottled and Ferrari black....especially opening. What is the similarity...
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    Re: What's next? Please advise

    Wise words! I might but it's addictive :). I am sure it will taper down as my taste gets refined, good to hear everyone's thoughts!
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    Re: What's next? Please advise

    Thanks for your reply.

    While I am starting out, I am cautiously investing :). I actually like all the ones I listed, as much as the more expensive ones that are out there ( I did go out and got a...
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    What's next? Please advise

    **My First post on BN**

    Within a matter of a month, I have now become a collector :). It all started with me trying to find my next bottle when the lone single frag I had (Gucci PH II) started to...
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