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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    I m explaining my opinion as any other basenoter that could enjoy those fragrances, why I should be censored? Should be angry, mad or pissed off? Iam discussing thats all.

    I will say it again: I...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    They could launch a fragrance called Sophist.
    Let it be my friend, your point of view is very clear, as well as mine I think..
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    I put that as an example.
    Of course I respect so many brands and I think they make a good work.

    But I cannot say the same related to other brands.
    I posted a few examples yesterday,
    Thats why...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Please could you stop to take literally all my words and put them in a perspective?
    I dont care Acqua De Parma new fragrances for example!

    I am not talking about me, or what I buy, I am talking...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    What is perceived by the nose can never be objective.

    Finally!!

    - A list of ingredients is always objective, say whatever your nose says.
    I am talking about value, no sense of smell!! this...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    ??
    Now after that Im speechless.
    See you friends.
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Angry, mad, jealous, this is very funny haha.

    I believe that every company has the freedom to price their products according to their will.

    What product?

    For example; if I buy a car, I...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    I would like to thank you everybody for their answers and explanations, I learned a lot about "niche" perfumery and what kind of people works in this market as well as international perfume threads...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Niche is all about high pricing.

    I see.

    The typical tricks like high concentration, disturbing longevity and immense projection are used to make you believe it's worth it.

    I do believe that...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Hey friend, stop with that.

    I am not 5 years old and I am not angry about anything related what you say, I have more important things to get angry about that.

    No need to repeat more the same...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Using imaginary scenes does not make your argument stronger.
    Its all about business, and dinero yes, ok got it.
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Human body is totally pervaded by a liquid vital rush that brings us what we more are fond of: life. Filled with legends and meanings,‚ blood is soaked with mistery,‚ fascination and respect: it’s...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    To me is an insult to the inteligence that some brands could be able to sell me a bottle of ambroxan for 120 USD for example, or a bottle of a "no perfume" for 200 bucks, I think many brands are...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Let it be.
    I am not talking about me, or about Curve or Nautica.
    I think I explained the best I could my point of view.
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    What work? You mean sell a crap bottle without cap full of ambroxan for 120$US or more? Of course.
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Ok so thats how business works, thats all.
    No think more about it.
    I thought perfume was more than a business, at least for some people.

    Maybe I should move this thread to worldbusiness.net...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Lutens L'Orpheline ad:

    1. Yet another girl!
    Yes, if you believe that she is the abandoned part of me. Child, I have cut the world in two. On the one hand, a girl, The Vanquished – not the loser!...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    :tongue: haha sure; and men % of water is how much? A lot I think.
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Yes, but niche rock bands... how many?
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    So you are in their business.
    I started to wonder.
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Tastes are different.
    There are always bad and good perfumes as tastes changes as well as noses.

    But why a good or a bad perfume can cost 475 USD for example - or more-, and another good or bad...
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    But no sales, no profit... so, many people like to buy expensive crap?
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    Re: Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Anybody with money enough is a "niche" perfumist, even with a clearly null talent in such an ancient art.
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    Why there are so many "niche" brands?

    Please explain me why...

    Now Acqua Di Parma will launch 3 new exclusive fragrances (September 2016)... 475 US$ whats going on?
    Are we idiots?
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    Re: I need your suggestions

    Good point; I forgot to mention AP Colonia, another powdery citrus cologne which I already have and also enjoy a lot.
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    I need your suggestions

    Hello friends.

    I spend most part of the year in the South of China, weather used to be pretty hot with high humidity.
    Great part of my fragrances are "too much" on this conditions, so I keep them...
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    Re: Diptyque - Benjoin Boheme

    Very surprised about this low interest; even in fragrantica website does not appear!

    I have to admit when I tried Benjoin Boheme on strip I smelled a nice but too linear and flat benzoin...
  28. New L'Artisan bottles, packing and sub-line...

    ... with newcomer Bucoliques de Provence... did you know that? :rolleyesold:
    http://www.fragrantica.com/news/Bucoliques-de-Provence-Repackaging-of-L-Artisan-Parfumeur-7781.html
    As this fragrantica...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Today I revisited Lothair and I enjoyed it a lot.
    Not very fond of latest Duchaufour fragrances but this is a delight.
    I like the way cedar pairs with juniper and black tea leaf making a nice...
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    Re: Penhaligon's Elixir

    Same here; It started with the eucaliptus and rose with all the greenergy pretty powerful, but after 5-10 minutes it becomes a skin-scent, with a nice touch of guaiac wood and incense; very nice I...
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    Re: Fragrances with Black Currant

    :rolleyesold:
  32. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Ok Ramom, keep us updated :D

    I tried Elixir (Penhaligon's): nice scent, ridiculous longevity; after 2 hours completely gone, no traces, nothing...frustrating.

    And Olfactive Expressions No1 by...
  33. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Eau Dens Sens... simple and joyful... I will try again...it seems a classic cologne well done, smells natural... no supermusk á la Cologne Indelebile (which also I enjoy).
  34. Re: Cuir Pleine Fleur - James Heeley - Different bottles, packaging

    Just buyed a new bottle with the new label; Had an old 10 ml decant from years ago: they are almost identical to me.
    Simply an outstanding scent, by the way.
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    Re: What Fragrance Would A Pirate Wear??! Argg

    Cuba Czech & Speake.
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    Re: Cuir Pleine Fleur

    Thanks for the info.
    So it seems is David Maruitte, he made some nice scents for Le Galion I already sniffed... and Laboratorio Olfattivo I think...very talented nose!
    I enjoyed a lot Cuir Pleine...
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    Re: Cuir Pleine Fleur

    Anybody knows the nose behind Cuir Pleine Fleur and Heeley fragrances in general?
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    Villoresi's On Pedder store

    Hello good day,

    Any person who knows On Pedder stores (well I think there are 2) in Singapore can confirm me if they carry Lorenzo Villoresi fragrances? Also which ones if is posible?
    Because I...
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    Re: Fragrances to 'warm you up'?

    Bois D'Argent & SMN Muschio.
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    Re: A masculine Le Labo for spring/summer

    Good point, thank you.
    I think they should have those paperstrips.
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    Re: A masculine Le Labo for spring/summer

    Thanks for all your comments, very appreciated.

    I will pay attention to these: Vetiver 46, Iris 39, Bergamot 22, The Noir 29, Rose 31 and Santal 33... mainly...
    As well as the bath products and...
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    Re: Suggest a vetiver....

    To me Haitian Vetiver reminds me some facets of Grey Vetiver (EdP), I like a lot both.
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    A masculine Le Labo for spring/summer

    Hi all,

    I am planning to visit Le Labo boutique in Hong Kong in 10 days.
    It will be the first time I am able to sniff this line.

    As I live in South of China, I would like to focus on a scent...
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    Re: Neroli Portofino Acqua by Tom Ford

    I think Neroli Portofino Forte will be launched soon...
    So will you have different Neroli Portofino to choose: current, fleur, acqua and forte; hilarious.

    Some niche brands are losing the North..
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    Poll: Re: Best niche/high end house- line generally?

    On list I respect Malle the most.
    Off list Maitre Parfumeur Et Gantier.
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    Re: Cuir Ottoman - Female or Unisex??

    Completely unisex and pretty enjoyable, IMHO.
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    Re: Looking for "old man" fragrances....

    For me:
    English Fern
    Cacharel Pour Homme
    Puig Quorum
    Mark Birley For Men
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Rive Gauche Pour Homme
  48. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Bel Ami Vetiver by Hermes, a nice scent.
    This fragrance reminds me a few more:
    Etro Vetiver, with that nutty/burnt/dirty note so great (also reminiscence of Vetiver Tonka but thank god not so...
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    Re: Olfactive expressions

    I think Mr Mateu is the nose behind great spanish fragrances as Quórum, Vetiver Puig, etc.

    Hope to try this 4 in the future.
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    Olfactive expressions

    ...by Rosendo Mateu:
    www.olfactivexpressions.com
    Looks like a new niche spanish brand...
    Would like to try them;
    No1 and No2 with Lavender + chocolate sounds intriguing... any comment?
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    Re: What are you tired of?

    And why vintage fragrances prices are year after year more expensive? 100$? 200$?
    For one perfume of maybe more than 30 years old? And you dont know where was stored during years and in which...
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    Re: What are you tired of?

    tired of watching stupid fragrance commertials on Tv during Christmas...
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    Re: Your favourite energy boosting fragrances

    Cologne Indeleble
    Piper Nigrum
    L'Heure Fougueuse
  54. Re: Possible to tell version of Eau d'Hermes from box?

    Copper cap version with the little book inside.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Hednic, what do you think about Tan D'Epices? This looks interesting.
    Also I heard Formidable Man smells very similar to Terre D'Hermes? :undecided:
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    Re: Encre Noire. Let's be real...

    One of the few fragrances that makes me physically ill... I have smelled bugsprays with better aroma than this one, no offense. I remember I blind buyed one bottle and still as new at my desk.

    Is...
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    Re: Reformulations.

    There always will be bad fragrances and good fragrances for everybody, anytime.

    Who knows? Maybe in 20 - 30 years we will miss present releases*...

    (* this does not include Sauvage) :cheesy:
  58. Re: Diptyque re-launches Opone & Eau Mage and launches new Benjoin Boheme...

    Tried new Eau Mage; I dont know old versión but I think no big variation here.
    Metallic and pleasurable white tone musk, rose and one juicy and temper mandarin.

    Benjoin Boheme, the first minutes...
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    Re: Fragrances That "Woe" You Recently ?

    Armani Bois D'Encens (at least former formulation): Incense, cedar, pine, more cedar and amounts of Iso E Super.
    270$ for this? No comment.
  60. Re: Diptyque re-launches Opone & Eau Mage and launches new Benjoin Boheme...

    Any review? Hope to try these next weekend
  61. Thread: aquatic pine?

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    Re: aquatic pine?

    Maybe Alba di Seoul by Santa Maria Novella could fit the bill.
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    Re: Modern Sandalwood Suggestion

    Dries Van Noten par Malle.
  63. Re: Sporty sophisticated fougere's hunt . a 30's and up frag . Opinions please ;)

    I will add Racquets Formula by Penhaligon's.
    Non sporty also Antico Caruso.
  64. Re: New Luca Turin reviews: Alaia Paris and Miu Miu

    I am also interested on Alaia EdP, I have read very good reviews.

    But I still dont know if is too feminine for a man to wear; any comment about this issue?
  65. Thread: Neroli-ality

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    Re: Neroli-ality

    For me nice neroli scents: Cologne Indelebile and Dilmun.
    Also APOM Homme..
  66. Thread: Neroli-ality

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    Re: Neroli-ality

    For me nice neroli scents: Cologne Indelebile and Dilmun
  67. Diptyque re-launches Opone & Eau Mage and launches new Benjoin Boheme...

    This looks interesting...

    Those 3 (2 formers and 1 new scent) will be part of the 34 series.
    Nice bottles (only 100 ml) and Eau de Parfum concentration.
    So Opone and Eau Mage could differ from...
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    Re: And my current Top 20 Spring/Summer is...

    L'Heure Fougueuse
    Lothair
    Piper Nigrum
    Cologne Indelebile
    L'Autre
    Eau D'Hermes

    Not 20 , just these
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    Re: Scents that basenotes forgot (or lost momentum)

    And what happened with Mona de Orio.... hello? :grin:
    And Maria Candida Gentile?
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    Re: Scents that basenotes forgot (or lost momentum)

    Racquet's Formula
    Pontaccio 21

    Oh sorry, you say forgotten by Basenotes?

    Not those 2 then... these 2 were never remembered... lol :bath:
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    Re: Describe your last purchase in two words...

    Cologne Indelebile.
    Great surprise!
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    Re: Feve delicieuse

    Compared with Bois D'Argent, which one is sweeter?

    Can you see wearing Feve Delicieuse in Summer?
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    Re: Dior New Scent - Why so little info?

    5 pages thread for nothing... :wink:
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    Re: Diptyque Oud Palao

    I would like to know who is the perfumer, anybody knows?
  75. Re: The Official "Who Finds Aventus At Best Mediocre ?" Thread

    Yes David, yes...

    You posted more tan 2000 psts here, and I think you should know what I am talking about.
    Start the thread with words like "BULLSHIT" I think is not the best way to make a fair...
  76. Re: The Official "Who Finds Aventus At Best Mediocre ?" Thread

    I am also sick of this kind of threads and the immaturity of some folks.

    Hope moderators can close this and all this kind of threads in order to save space.
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    Re: Winter Cologne?

    My choices at this second are The Voice of The Reason by Lush and Essence Galliano by Diptyque.
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    Re: The most sexy fragrance you have ever smelled

    Patchouli Noir by Il Profvmo.
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    Re: Dior New Scent - Why so little info?

    Could this lack of imagination and poor idea be a sign of how the scent is? Boring and unremarkable? Thats what I said... It will be Diors Lhomme ideal? :tongue:
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    Re: Dior New Scent - Why so little info?

    I think is Fragrancenet, right?
    Anyway, of course I will try it.
    But the name (what Dior people are thinking?), the bottle, Depp advert...

    Sounds like an awful remake to me :lipsrsealed:
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    Re: Eau De Basenotes - FINAL RESULTS

    Ok, so we aready have the final results.
    I would like to remark a few points, but first the fragrance:

    Top Notes: Bergamot, Lemon, Neroli

    Heart Notes: Vetiver, Tobacco, Rose, Saffron

    Base...
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    Eau De Basenotes - FINAL RESULTS

    Please if you didnt vote and you want to, in around 24 hrs polls will close.

    I kindly remind you if you want to have fun and join us in our Little experiment!

    Here I enclosed top notes poll...
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - THE NOSE

    At this point (I think after around 2 days):

    Top notes: Bergamot, Lemon, Neroli, Lavender
    Heart notes: Vetiver, Tobacco, Rose, Saffron
    Base notes: Sandalwood, Oak Moss, Incense, Leather

    By...
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - THE NOSE

    You should check the first post of this thread!!
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - BASE NOTES

    I did not choose you chose...:bath:
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - THE NOSE

    Noted.
    I will take in consideration votes for any other perfumer who does not apper in list (if you write only one).
    JC Ellena 1 vote.
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - BASE NOTES

    Good point.
    I also awaited for a more avant garde approach, not so classic construction.

    Anyway, there is a lot of time and things could change.... let's see!!
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - THE NOSE

    Yes, you re right; my fault.
    Hope moderators can remove one of the Olivier Creeds,I will appreciate that, as I cant.
    Thanks!
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - BASE NOTES

    Musk, Patchouly, leather and incense here.
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - HEART NOTES

    Vetiver, clove, tobacco and bay rum here.
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - THE NOSE

    Olivia Giacobetti here
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts.
    Hope in heartnotes or basenotes can you find something suitable to your tastes
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    Poll: Eau De Basenotes - THE NOSE

    In this poll we will have to choose our nose, our perfumer to make our dream come true :cheesy::grin:

    I selected 20 of the most world known perfumers alive.
    Obviously there are a lot of names...
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    Poll: Eau De Basenotes - BASE NOTES

    PLEASE KINDLY READ THIS CAREFULLY:

    As the biggest poll I can make is with 20 options, to be clear and in order to avoid complications I hope you people understand this:
    the notes I choose are...
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    Poll: Eau De Basenotes - HEART NOTES

    PLEASE KINDLY READ THIS CAREFULLY:

    As the biggest poll I can make is with 20 options, to be clear and in order to avoid complications I hope you people understand this:
    the notes I choose are...
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes

    Iris on heart-notes, as cinnamon, vetiver...

    Im pretty sure a few notes will be missed, but the classics, most used will be here.
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes

    Galbanum, Mint and Blackcurrant
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes

    Cinnamon will be in heart notes poll, thanks.

    Lime it does not appear, true, hope you understand I can not put all notes existing in the world, I do not think this is the main subject.

    In any...
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    Poll: Eau De Basenotes - TOP NOTES

    Hey, lets do something funny.

    We will create between all of us the original and ultra-chic Basenotes fragrance.

    The idea is as follows:

    I will make 4 different polls:

    1) 20 top notes (you...
  100. Re: Help needed with a Tobacco (or 'tobacco themed') Fragrance

    If you want something in the same vibe as Havana, you should try Feuilles de Tabac and Cuba; I think you will like them.
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