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    Poll: Re: Rose/Oud Frgrances

    arabian oud - king fahad blend
  2. Re: What are your favorite houses at the moment?

    xerjoff
    roja parfums
    fragrance de bois
    amouage
    le monarque
    ormande jayne
  3. Re: Roja Dove Bahrain, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia Discontinued

    very possibly coming to a well known online auction site soon
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    as long as you wear the juice inside and not the bottle itself you should be alright
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    no, i dont think it is.
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    Re: How bad have I messed up?

    still trying to get my head round this bit,might get back to you if i do but im not very hopeful.
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    Re: EO Private Blend

    its been about 15 hrs since my test application of 2 sprays (one on the back of my hand the other upper part of my chest). projection wise i couldnt really smell anything until i put my hand close to...
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    Re: EO Private Blend

    just got mine very strong/potent. not necessarily in projection but will see. on initial spray you get a blast of something fresh/fruity/cola (?) which settles down very quickly.first impression is...
  9. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    balenciaga - ho hang , very nice ,quite potent
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    whats it like please,any thoughts on it ?
  11. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    amouage dia man - absolutely fantastic. im not one for describing notes or for particularly picking them out when wearng a perfume. this just comes off like a mess but what a beautiful...
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    Re: Smells Like Money

    strange but when i read the thread title the first two words that came into my head were: roja dove.
  13. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    question please: when a perfume is described as having little projection. ive read that more sprays are required. what is meant by more sprays,that you spray it on more parts of your body or that you...
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne Elixir family

    yes taif elixir is very nice smelling and potent.
  15. Re: Rank the best Maison Francis Kurkdjian fragrances

    from what ive tried grand soir
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th June, 2019

    roja parfums -oligarch
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    yes its nice but 2 issues i had with it . it has this main note(?) described as metallic that runs through it all the way which i dont get on with. secondly the perfume just lasts and lasts for days...
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    Re: The best of Xerjoff?

    i dont like it, makes me self conscious when wearing it out that people will think i smell like a bar of soap.
  19. Re: How Much Does Customer Service Matter In Regards To Purchases For You?

    there is a specific house i have looking to making an online purchase from and i have on 2 separate occasions sent them product query questions and am yet to receive a reply (its been a few weeks now...
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    Re: The best of Xerjoff?

    alexandria oriental for me, pikovaya dama is quite nice but i get this strong soap/detergent vibe.
  21. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    boadicea the victorious -nemer, really quite nice with good projection.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    roja parfums - musk aoud. wasnt particularly keen on this one when i first tried it but having tried it a few times now i think its really spectacular
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Parfum De La Nuit 2 - roja parfums, very nice,zesty. drydown is just beautiful. not much projection but smell alone is great.
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    Re: Roja Dove Sampling

    1 quite like danger pour homme,im not saying its the greatest thing on the planet but it is ok,especially if you can find it at a discounted price,wouldnt buy at full retail price. havent tried...
  25. Re: Does anyone have any experience with bespoke fragrances?

    you could also lookie here:

    "The Ormonde Jayne studio has the honour of creating bespoke perfumes for some of the world’s most powerful and talented people.

    Ormonde Jayne’s exceptional service...
  26. Re: The 10 Fragrances I Can't Get Out of My Head and Am Totally Obsessed With Right Now OMG!

    how do you rate the AP compared to the regular, is it worth the extra cost? ive read that less is needed compared to the original as it is of higher concentration. is there any difference in the...
  27. Re: The 10 Fragrances I Can't Get Out of My Head and Am Totally Obsessed With Right Now OMG!

    le moarque - III
    le monarque - IV
    roja parfums - amber aoud
    roja parfums - musk aoud
    roja parfums - chypre extraordinaire
    houbigant - bois mtstique
    amouage - interlude
    amouage - jubilation XXV...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th June, 2019

    a goodnight kiss -roja parfums. feel as though ive just stepped out of a beauty parlour having been done upto the nines
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    Re: SOTD for Eid Festival

    is that the hr in the black and red bottle, how does it smell?
  30. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    kalemat floral - arabian oud. very nice smelling for the price attar,but i find it slightly borderline cloying which is tending to put me off.
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    perfumery in islamic tradition



    perfumes and the use of have a rich history in islamic tradition there are many texts which inform us of this. following are some texts from mainly hadeeths. a hadeeth in simple terms is a text...
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    Re: SOTD for Eid Festival

    roja parfums amber aoud.

    always surprised at how few people in the mosque wear perfume. at the eid prayer i only smelt one other person wearing perfume.
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    Re: Why not artisanal

    i got caught up in the artisanal is better and purer and of a higher standard than everything else and was buying here and there from only artisanal vendors and only on a few occasions finding...
  34. Re: Rare Xerjoff's limited time for US customers

    yes it is very nice. it was available for a limited time period on xerjoff boutique a while back
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 30th May, 2019

    no.IV- le monarque - rose without rose ,revisited this one again finding it really quite spectacular now,shame it has low projection and longevity.
  36. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    valiant-boadicea the victorious , shockingly bad (or maybe just not my style) considering the price of it. think im getting mixed up with price meaning quality again.
  37. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    leave it with me, you never know
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    Re: using dab-on as spray-on

    no the amouages are the mini sample sets of lyric,epic etc. they come in little miniature copies of the big standard sized bottles but they are dab on.
  39. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    tried oe II again the other day, still find it terrible, tried to give it to someone for free they took a whiff and said no thanks.

    tried houbigant bois mystique edp, very nice sweet smelling,...
  40. Re: Latest Roja Dove - Roja Love - Limited to 100 Pieces!

    is this a trick question?
  41. Re: Latest Roja Dove - Roja Love - Limited to 100 Pieces!

    $1000 for 100ml bottle, comes in the flashy white box like the haute luxe line. worthy or not all depends on how it smells.
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    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    roja parfums:

    haute lux
    chypre extraordinaire
    amber aoud
  43. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Shem-el-Nessim by grossmith - i get a soapy/detergent vibe

    Chypre Palatin by mdci- has this fizzy/alka seltzer thing going on

    didnt like either, glad i sampled first as having read reviews i...
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    Re: Hello Friends This is My First Topic

    i say definitely go for the one with the amber as you might not like rose. not many people like rose. you dont like rose do you? hello ? you still there?
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    ive tried this one recently very nice
  46. Re: Which niche scents are projection bombs?

    amber aoud - roja parfums

    blessed baraka - initio
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    Re: Favorite from your collection?

    would that be 'baldessarini' by baldessarini or another one by them?
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    Re: Favorite from your collection?

    hello would this be the eau de parfum or parfum?
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    Re: Favorite from your collection?

    haute luxe - roja parfums, such a beautiful, quality smelling scent that has everything i desire in a scent. good smell,projection,sillage,longevity and makes me feel in such a way when wearing it...
  50. Re: Javoy private label & Incident Diplomatique

    i was about to blind buy both private label & Incident Diplomatique based on reviews but decided to get samples before i did. i didnt like them at all, so id advise to sample first.
  51. top 5 most BEAUTIFUL perfumes you have smelled

    list the top 5 most BEAUTIFUL perfumes you have ever smelled, taking all other factors such as projection,sillage,price,userbility, etc out of the equation. we are just interested in smell here.
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    Re: Beginner from nigeria

    im not so sure, he might really be in need of a couch.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    haute luxe - roja parfums
    no.III - le monarque
    chypre extraordinaire - roja parfums
    homage - amouage
    alexandria orientale - xerjoff
  54. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    7 sprays of initio blessed baraka. was quite noticeable for the first half hour or so then went quieter and quieter ....
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    Re: Beginner from nigeria

    couch?
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    i havent seen an announcement regarding them, i came across them on the le monarque site. when you register your flacon on the drop down menu to choose your perfume there are listed VI,VII and VIII. ...
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    anyone have any info regarding le monarque VI,VII,and VIII?

    with regards to number III, its such a beautiful scent and beastly at the same time, just been enjoying at home so far. any other owners...
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    i find it boring and can hardly smell it when it is on me. ive not tried it again since first getting it, maybe i need to give it a few more wears.
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    thanks for your help. i was being seriously dumb. the gold cap is seriously tight and a little pull doesnt do anything , ive found you have to give it a proper good yank to get it off. thanks again
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    i dont understand what to do. there is the gold cap on top but i dont see a sprayer button but there is a spray tube inside if you unscrew the gold cap
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    can i ask regarding the le monarques. is it correct that the flacons dont have a sprayer of their own and that you decant it yourself into another bottle?
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    Re: using dab-on as spray-on

    ok thanks for everyones help.

    is there a particular type or standard of bottle i should go for or will any cheapie off ebay do? im probaly looking at a dozen 7.5-10 ml bottles.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    thanks for your help
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    hello hednic is the extra cost of the extrait worth it over the parfum?
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    using dab-on as spray-on

    i have a few miniature sample type bottles from the likes of amouage and chanel and they are dab-ons. are these the same exact juice as found in their larger spray-on bottles as i would like to buy...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    yes thanks for your thoughts. im hoping ill find it different and like it if i try it again down the line, if not its not the end of the world.
  67. Re: Most Mysterious Fragrance You Ever Smelled

    this is all i can find

    'Alcohol Denat. Parfum, Limonene, Alpha-Isomethylionone, Linalool, Coumarin, Citral, Benzyl Benzoate , Geraniol, Citronellol, Eugenol , Isoeugenol, Benzyl Cinnamate, Benzyl...
  68. Re: Most Mysterious Fragrance You Ever Smelled

    le monarque no. III, intriguing and baffling
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    lol
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    i bought OEII and upon first smell i have to say i find it putrid and horrible. ive not smelt it again since it was delivered. i wont go as far to say its bad as alot of people like it but it...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    are you guys talking about the edt or edp version?
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    Re: Roja Dove Sampling

    i have been sampling roja parfums over the past few weeks. im terrible at notes so there will just be general thoughts, impressions and random musings along the way. i havent given all 'full...
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    diamondflame,ive only tried no.14 not any of the others.
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    i tried fo'ah no.14, its different from your mainstream but not anything to get excited about.
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    Re: Le Monarque and FO'AH French houses

    got samples of all 5 le monarques and no.3 is definitely the stand-out, the rest were quite meh.
  76. Re: turn off country flag image under user name

    yes thanks i know how to do it for mine; i dont want to see other members flags either, how do i stop them from showing?
  77. turn off country flag image under user name

    is there any way to stop the country flag showing under a users name when they post on the forum? not just mine but everyones.
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    you get what you pay for?

    i think most of us will be familiar with the phrase 'you get what you pay for' meaning that the higher the cost the better the product. but im getting the feeling this isnt necessarily the case when...
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    Re: You Have Some Explaining To Do!

    not much explaining needed here.

    abu abdullaah - means father of abdullaah.
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    olfactory fatigue?

    my sense of smell has all of a sudden completely gone whack. none of my perfumes smell as they should. is it just a matter of taking a break from perfumes and letting my sense of smell get back to...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    thanks for the explanation
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    what do you mean by 75% ready?
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    amouage attars- current production

    hello, im aware that most amouage attars were discontinued a few years ago due to problems with sales in europe and that there are still a few that are in production for the local middle eastern...
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    Re: How do you apply oud oil

    if you want it to be an experience and share it with others how would you apply ?
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