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    Re: Pine/juniper fixative

    cedrenyl acetate
    frankincense (good match with pine)
    ambrettolide
    fir balsam oliffac IFF
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    Re: Very simple accords for newbies

    great post !
    my simple sugar accord : 100 parts
    ethyl vanillin 10% - 30
    vanillin 10% - 50
    ethyl malton 10% - 15
    heliotropex 15% - 5
  3. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    I tried to order 70 bottles of 30ml from Pochpac, but the delivery fee in UK is too high (25 pounds) and VAT is high too (20%, about 28 pounds..) and I dont know how to reclaim it..(I use freight...
  4. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    thanks, I’ll try TransferWise, banks in my country are complicated and fee is high
  5. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    I’m having trouble paying for bottles of Pochpac
    They accept bank transfer only and they’re from UK and I’m from Vietnam lol. They don’t even use paypal :( Anyone can help?
  6. Re: A question regarding the use of isopropyl myristate in perfumers alcohol

    what can I add to soften the smell of alcohol ? I use 96% and alcoho absolute, both of them smell so strong
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    Re: Ideas for non-citrus topnotes

    sounds exciting ^^ At the moment I’m using bergamot, blood orange (for the color red in santal), vertenex and verdox (for the fruity-woody), a little bit of cardamom, coffee Co2 (top-middle), and...
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    Re: Ideas for non-citrus topnotes

    yes I’m making top notes for a santal scent, with as little as possible citrus, I don’t want it to be too mainstream
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    Re: Ideas for non-citrus topnotes

    what will you use for a santal perfume Pk ?
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    Re: coffee and vanilla tincturing

    I think it should be atleast 2-4 months for best result :huh:
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    Re: coffee and vanilla tincturing

    I'm thinking about using 40 degree vodka, with coffee beans and vanilla pods
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    Re: Ideas for non-citrus topnotes

    digging up the thread :D
    what about top notes for woody parfums ?
    I just can think about vertenex, verdox, linalool, cypress, coriander seed..
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    Re: coffee and vanilla tincturing

    what do you mean about 17% alcohol content ? atleast 17 degree alcohol ?
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    coffee and vanilla tincturing

    Hello basenoters,
    I have some vanilla pods and coffee beans and thinking about tincturing them in alcohol FOR DRINKING :cheesy: (just for study purpose xD)
    so which kind of liquor should I use ?...
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    Re: Bottled my first bottle!!

    I’m selling my stuff in my country, Vietnam ^^
    and I’m trying to get better glass bottles, maybe I’ll have to buy it from EU or US.
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    Re: Bottled my first bottle!!

    nice ^^
    these are mine :D
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  17. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    looks great!
  18. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    I think I should start small with these simple bottles ! some do look good
  19. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    any one have nice, simple glass bottle supplier for perfume like this ? I'm from Vietnam and its quite hard to buy 50-200 bottles..
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    Re: Green Tea-- Inspired by Creed SMW

    I think green tea needs more linalool, nerolidol
  21. Re: What fragrances are you working on at the moment and the thoughts behind them?

    a scent about santal and coffee, maybe I'll name it "coffee shop", the place I love going to everyday :laugh:
    top note feels like the moment you walk into the café, soft citrus, litte bit of fresh...
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    Re: Contrast, space in perfume

    Agree, I think space is created for the imagination of the smeller.
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    Contrast, space in perfume

    I think creating a nice contrast and enough space in a formulae is very important for the success of a modern perfume. I always think about contrast in perfume like that in colors : green - red, blue...
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    Re: neroli/orange flower accord

    thank you so much julian, I'll try your formula
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    Re: making dried tea accord

    yes I've read it
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    Re: making dried tea accord

    I saw this base on PSH and was close to make an order
    now I'm trying to creat an accord by my own first (and I'm a fan of minimalism :undecided: ), using an accord in an accord is kinda...
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    Re: Nagarmotha/Cypriol

    I got this EO from both Eden botanicals and PSH, it smells quite unique, something close to vetiver, dry, woody, earthy, and make me think about Japanese tatami mat...
    (I diluted it to 10% and tried...
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    making dried tea accord

    hi pals
    I'm creating a dried tea accord (includes ionones, cis jasmone, hedione, hexyl cinnamaldehyde, terpineol alpha, linalool, clary sage abs...)
    and tea has balsamic facet, from methyl...
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    Re: neroli/orange flower accord

    wow 50% of aurantiol is shocking @@ thats for orange flower right ?
    do you think 15% of aurantiol and 7% of oranger are enough for neroli
  30. Re: Fragrance DIY collaborative Excel sheet?

    this kinda posts make me feel like I'm a 1800s newbie perfumer who compose perfume on papers..
  31. Re: Please help me. Wine accord or Wine-like scent

    this price is cheap as hell @@
  32. Re: Please help me. Wine accord or Wine-like scent

    immortelle abs, davana, cognac, ambrette..
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    Re: neroli/orange flower accord

    I have both methyl anthranilate and aurantiol, but I think aurantiol might lasts longer and has more facet
    I'm thinking about lower aurantiol and oranger crystal too, and add phenethyl alcohol...
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    Re: Working with Jasmin

    try farnesene
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    neroli/orange flower accord

    this is my diy neroli accord, for study purpose and I want to use it in my tea - neroli fragrance (I'm making a dried tea accord too), please give me your thoughts and comments, thanks
    ...
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    Re: A good citrus note

    a little bit of lime EO will make your citrus sweeter and smoother I think, or hedione to round it ?
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    Re: Perfume that smells like... nothing

    noone can understand the definition of "nothing" ;)
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    Re: Blue smelling ingredients

    I read on a science page that blue is very rare in nature, you hardly see anything blue..
    btw, blue reminds me of some orchids, or berries..
  39. Re: Alpha and beta ionone: accords to understand them better

    interesting thread
    I'm always curious about ionones too, they're used alot
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    Re: Airy Jasmine

    thanks, btw I got my farnesene shipped to me in about 2 weeks (from US to Vietnam, totally closed). Dont know if there are any problem with it or not..
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    Re: Airy Jasmine

    digging up the thread
    I just receive my farnesene and its has a tag "keep refrigenated", should I dilute this AC, and if it diluted to 10% in alcohol should it be refrigenated too?
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    Re: Japanese scent ideas?

    incense, agarwood, sake, pine, moss, ink, paper, tatami (maybe nargamotha EO scent?), steel
    yuzu, matcha, melon, ice, peach, osmanthus, pear, apple, ginger, salt...
    I'm always thinking about making...
  43. Re: Fresh, soft, and green "Vetiver" formula

    Dihydro myrcenol is a top note, and its really strong and easily cheapen your scent
    2% is my max use..
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    Re: Top notes for floral perfume.

    hedione
    geosmin
    helvetolide
    nerolidol
    ethyl linalool
    hexenol 3 cis
    cassis base 345b
    ethyl butyrate (banana for jasmin maybe)...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th March, 2018

    club de nuit intense man by Armaf ^^
  46. Re: The most mysterious, beautiful and atmospheric scent you ever smelled?

    try vetiver bourbon EO, cedar atlas heart, guaiac heart from perfumersupplyhouse, they're really good
  47. Re: Making woody fragrance, experiences and troubles

    they are usually quite cheap ones (like Oud Aswad), and I can even smell it in BVL Au the noir..
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    Re: strong incense and mystical

    there are a lot of vetiver in Vietnamese incense too
  49. Re: Making woody fragrance, experiences and troubles

    by the way, do you know what is that AC/accord is used intensely in Arab's oud fragrance ? I smell it everywhere but dont know what it is, it disturbs me
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    Re: Maturing mixtures

    I think dark place with room temperature is ok. But I read somewhere that warm temperature can faster the chemical process, so maybe 35-45 degree (still in dark place) is good too ?
  51. Re: A transparant and light easy wearable Oudh (agarwood) perfume formula

    why tobacco abs is diluted to 0.15% ? is it too much ?
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    Re: Lavander EO for fragrance

    you should try lavender absolute too, and dihydro myrcenol
  53. Making woody fragrance, experiences and troubles

    I'm making this thread to share my experiences and troubles when making a woody fragrance
    I tried to make 2 woody scents : 1 is main theme of vetiver, the other is cedar atlas
    the vetiver usually...
  54. Re: What is the most beautiful smelling flower or perfume material you have ever smelled?

    yes I'm living in Vietnam, and I've seen some agarwood too (but haven't burn any), they add them to incense too but real thing is very expensive
    I tried agarwood oil from Eden botanicals too, its...
  55. Re: What is the most beautiful smelling flower or perfume material you have ever smelled?

    osmanthus is very nice, sometimes I smell them when I go to temple/pagoda with family
    besides, I really enjoy rose abs, tuberose, vetiver root, immortelle abs smells like wine (but its too ez to...
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    Re: creating an accrd of dried fruit ??

    don't know why but I feel some dried fruit in kephalis :/
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    Re: Musks choosing, purposes!!

    what musks should I use in a dry wood perfume ?
    I'm thinking about ambroxan, cashmeran, exaltolide..
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    Re: Tonalide Powder

    the ratio (of everything) is decided by you, the creator.
    tonalide and other musk maybe about 1-20% of the concentrate imo, avarage is 1-5%..
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    Re: Female vetiver?

    vetiver bourbon from perfumersupplyhouse is really great and worth buying
    (and her cedar atlas heart is very good too, woody heaven)
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    Re: Pink Lotus Accord?

    nice ! thanks for information
    I always really wanna make a simple/linear lotus scent
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    Re: White chocolate accord

    I'm wondering about that cacao abs too
    why its so cheap ? and is it hard to buy ?
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    Re: Pink Lotus Accord?

    btw, what can I use for C15 Hydrocarbons ?
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    Re: Pink Lotus Accord?

    double post error
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    Re: Pink Lotus Accord?

    interesting thread,
    this document said that lotus contains terpineol alpha too, you can try adding it
    http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.495.2219&rep=rep1&type=pdf
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    Re: White chocolate accord

    digging up the thread
    I'm making a dark chocolate scent but I find it not sexy enough
    what do you guys think I should put into the heart ? I used my dark chocolate accord, hedione, ylang and rose..
  66. Re: EOs or ACs similar to Geranium Fresh Smelling

    geranyl acetate :rolleyesold:
  67. Re: Looking for synthetics that enhance rose and sandalwood notes

    I use rose abs 10% only 2% in my formulae, 4% is my rose accord (classic PEA, geraniol, citronellol, with some ionones, damascone alpha, hydrocitronellal and a touch of civet)
    I added some...
  68. Re: Looking for synthetics that enhance rose and sandalwood notes

    look like you're making a rose-cacao scent for valentine here :) coz I'm making it too
    mine have more top notes of bergamot, orange, aldehyde, it smells quite good at drydown but the top and mid...
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    Re: creating an accrd of dried fruit ??

    safraleine is quite spicy and leathery imo
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    Re: creating an accrd of dried fruit ??

    interesting thread,
    I think vanilla abs, tonka abs, immortelle abs, heliotropex/heliotropin may help the "dried" part
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    Re: online forulas with weights

    maybe this
    http://1000fragrances.blogspot.com
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    Re: Best source for Absolutes?

    https://www.edenbotanicals.com
    they have a lot of interesting natural things
  73. Re: re-create Tobacco Vanille / oriental fragrance

    thank a lot !
  74. re-create Tobacco Vanille / oriental fragrance

    hi basenoters
    I really wanna make a spicy oriental fragrance like TF tobacco vanille for study purpose
    how should I start ? how to make the base less heavy ? my bases are usually too heavy
    please...
  75. Re: Rose Deluxe: Best Rose Base Ever (Rose de Mai for the Masses)

    nice thread, Jfrater seems really like rose imo :D
    after reading this thread I made this "simple rose base" for my rose chocolate fragrance (rose as a support note)
    45 PEA
    14 citronellol
    8...
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    Re: How to use norlimbanol?

    I feel that norlimbanol smells really like ambrocenide..and they're both so strong
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    Re: a fresher muguet accord?

    Florhydral makes me think about helional or scentenal, but florhydral is much stronger I think
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    Re: Butter CO2's problem

    thanks ! I think the same :D
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    Re: Butter CO2's problem

    Thank PK
    I saw you mention solubilizers, can I ask for some of their name ? (for mixing oil into alcohol am I right ?)
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    Re: Butter CO2's problem

    You mean I should wait for it to fully solube ? this is my first time using them
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    Re: Butter CO2's problem

    should I dilute my butter co2 and coffee co2 in DPG or IPM before mixing ? (and when should I use IPM ? I mostly use DPG)
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    Re: Butter CO2's problem

    thanks
    mine is from eden botanicals.
    I don't know its butter CO2 alone or both butter co2 and coffee co2 lol
    (but I really enjoy this butter co2, smells really great and its a good fixative)...
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    Butter CO2's problem

    I'm having trouble with butter co2 in my chocolate accord, this is it (sorry I cant edit the pic)

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    the left is butter co2 20% in alcohol (cloudy), the right is my chocolate accord, you can...
  84. Re: New Smelly Game: Incense - Pre-Discussion Thread

    1 small question :
    How can I make my incense fragrance smell "younger" ? I think incense (including roots, woods and resins) smells quite serious and deep, its quite hard to make it more easier and...
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    Re: How do you sell your perfumes?

    sounds bad..if I was living in EU I think I would sell my perfumes as weeds and drugs then lol..
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    Re: How do you sell your perfumes?

    start small but care about every small detail (bottles, design, packaging..) but the most important thing is the scents and your creativity.
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    Re: Minimalism in perfumery

    thanks julian
    and I think TdH has something like tangerine/mandarin as top note rather than orange
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    Re: Minimalism in perfumery

    TdE includes about 20 ingredients I think
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    Minimalism in perfumery

    I'm just newbie to this art but what style of perfumery do you like ?
    recently I think I like the minimalism, simple but beautiful and enough. I need your advise
    1/ How many AC and EO (in stock,...
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    Re: Perfumery style - Minimalism ?

    oh yes I think I just posted in the wrong place, trying to re-post
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    Re: Which frag should a college guy get??

    Fahrenheit - Dior ftw !
    or Dior homme sport if you want it to be younger
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    Perfumery style - Minimalism ?

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  93. Re: Don't Add Water, Glycerin or Jojoba to Alcoholic Perfumes

    digging up this thread
    this is what I found on Perfumersworld.com, and it makes me very confused
    what do you guys think ? "higher water content gives stronger odour" ?
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  94. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    China stuff is just meh, its hard to find a good looking bottle from China
  95. Re: Fixative for simple hinoki fragrance?

    iso e super, timbersilk (in traces)
    moss, vetiver and I think you should add cypress, juniper berry EO etc (because hinoki is a kind of cypress / cedar)
  96. Re: DIY Suppliers List ------Editing in progress 12/2013

    digging up this thread
    do you guys know any good source selling nice perfume glass bottle (with sprayer) in Asia ? I'm finding nice bottle for my perfume and its hard to buy and ship from US or EU
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    Re: PK new Lab pics

    very nice pic !
  98. Thread: Ozone

    by Faceless void
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    Re: Ozone

    ozone remind me of fresh air, petrichor scents..
    try helional, scentenal and geosmin
  99. Re: New Smelly Game: Incense - Pre-Discussion Thread

    great post ! as an Asian I smelled a lot of incense in my life ^^
    recently I'm making vetiver perfume and I think my base notes including vetiver + cedar + oakmoss (and a little bit of amber) smell...
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    Re: Aldehyde c11. How to use it?

    aldehyde C11 smells like waxy floral or some kind of it, and even diluted you should use it in trace
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