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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    "You can wear ANYTHING you want!"....not when I am married to someone way out of my league :).
    I will try your suggestion. Sounds interesting and being from a science background I love to try such...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    I could wear Clinique Elixer? My wife threatened to neuter me when I tried Dior Homme Intense :)

    So what you are suggesting is I spray a cream bottle? Then use the cream and spray over it?
    If I...
  3. Re: Combining two scents: Lidge and Animale Animale for men

    Thanks.!Good to know I am not alone in this pursuit.
  4. Re: Combining two scents: Lidge and Animale Animale for men

    It is probably appropriate that I thought I smelled like Cinderella after putting tons of Animale Animale by itself.
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    There is a blending/layering group?
    And I thought I was the only one that needed "help" :). Sure I will join when I get home. hard to navigate this on cell phone.
  6. Re: Combining two scents: Lidge and Animale Animale for men

    That is probably why I married my wife. She never lets it get boring :)
    Thank you for your responses.
  7. Re: Combining two scents: Lidge and Animale Animale for men

    I have 15 bottles and the possibilities are already overwhelming.I don't envy your choices :).
  8. Re: Combining two scents: Lidge and Animale Animale for men

    You apply on skin or clothes?
    I cannot imagine my combination on clothes would smell any different on anyone Else's clothes.
  9. Re: Combining two scents: Lidge and Animale Animale for men

    Good to know I am not the only one who has done this.
    Do you have any combinations you would like to share?

    I have been trying to combine scents in my head. I find it a highly imaginative mental...
  10. Combining two scents: Lidge and Animale Animale for men

    I have recently started by irrevocable journey into becoming a fraghead.I have tried, sampled and bought quite a few scents over the past few weeks. Many were blind bought and they have been...
  11. Re: Avant Garde Cologne: Are there 2 versions?

    I guess that is what is meant by "Original Sin" :)
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    If that is a nice scent I might try it.
    Quorum is something that really lasts, over 8 hours and it is an ok scent....like a 5.5 on 10 for me.
    My biggest concern with everything was not becoming...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Yes it is still cold in Calgary and very freaking dry.
    I am thinking the dry is certainly part of the issue.
    As I mentioned, applying on clothes and moisturizing the skin under that part of the...
  14. Re: V pour homme by Valentino versus Xeryus Rouge by Givenchy

    wrong post :
  15. Re: V pour homme by Valentino versus Xeryus Rouge by Givenchy

    I think our opinion is in the minority from what I have seen from previous discussion threads.
  16. Re: V pour homme by Valentino versus Xeryus Rouge by Givenchy

    Then must be my noobie nose :)
    After the first minute and for the next 15 they smell identical to me. At that point yes, I see V going a bit differently than Xeryus.
  17. Re: Avant Garde Cologne: Are there 2 versions?

    Thank you all for replying.
    OlfactoryExperience, I can understand one seller having such a thing but almost half of the Amazon sellers are one kind and the other half the other kind.
    Fragrancex,...
  18. Avant Garde Cologne: Are there 2 versions?

    I was looking into this scent and saw that there are two very distinct colored bottles. See pic below. Please click for larger view.
    27605

    I was surprised as this is a new fragrance and...
  19. Re: V pour homme by Valentino versus Xeryus Rouge by Givenchy

    I was referring to the current formulations of both.
    I like the current Xeryus. I find it quite pleasant but I have to keep it far from my nose.Smells better at a slight distance, so I spray on my...
  20. V pour homme by Valentino versus Xeryus Rouge by Givenchy

    I am big fan of Xeryus Rouge. Today I tried a sample from V pour homme by Valentino and and after about 1 minute I thought they were IDENTICAL. Not similar notes ...Identical. I have not seen anyone...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Update:Got a few samples and few cheap powerhouses.
    So far Quorum is one that really lasts. I have never seen anything like this. It refuses to come OFF! I was comparing Quorum and a sample of Solo...
  22. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    Thanks for letting us know.
    Sounds very fishy.
    I will be staying away. Please let us know please if you do try again.
  23. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    Excellent!.
    Please do update us.
    Thanks,
  24. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    Thank you.

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    Thanks. Hard to believe they would change the year to their disadvantage.

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  25. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    I did. Hard to tell if that is residential or an office building from Google Maps, both appear in that vicinity. Maybe someone familiar with the area could comment.
  26. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    Thanks sfmedusa. I have yet to see that in North America, although I am by no means an expert. If their supplier is the same as that of other NA supplies, I find that hard to reconcile.
    Totally...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Thanks, I see you love Xerysus Rouge. I love it too. What a wonderful scent. I would say it is my 3rd Fav of the 15 or so I have.

    Still do you think it is a tad...I don't want to say effeminate,...
  28. Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    Royalperfumery.ca
    The good.
    Ships to Canada and US. Free shipping over $75.
    Prices significantly below competition on many items and on part with fragrancex and fragrancenet on the rest.
    It is...
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    Anyone shop at royalperfumery.ca?

    The website looks shoddy and that is paying it a big compliment.
  30. Re: Objective ranking of sillage and longevity of colognes

    As you know I was struggling to find something that lasts. So I thought i would look at it like this.
    Was kinda fun. Some might argue that the sum may a be a better indicator than the product, but I...
  31. Objective ranking of sillage and longevity of colognes

    Hi,
    I have been struggling with getting colognes to last on me. So I went on to Fragrantica and decided to get some rankings for colognes.
    I used the Sillage and longevity numbers from there for...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    About 4-5 inches. Holding it closer helps?
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Apologies. I was not clear. I was not referring to anything you said. Just in general I have seen discussions about how many sprays and I just cannot help but wonder if some people's body/body...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Yesterday I experimented with Davidoff Zino, which to my noobie nose is just such a fantastic fragrance.
    I put 6 sprays on my moisturized chest, and 6 on my clothes. I used 6 additional sprays on my...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Well as I mentioned I do have two musk scents which do last.
    If you think about it my clothes are in contact with my body and whatever skin does or projects could impact the scent could it not?...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Thanks to everyone on who replied.
    I have ordered
    1) Bogart PH
    2) Silver Scent (just a sample)
    3) Oscar Pour Lui
    This should help test it out.
    I will update after I receive the package and test...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Do you apply more sprays at once or less sprays more frequently?
    I tried more sprays at once but that does not seem to work.
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Update:
    Got Guerlain Instant L'Eau Extreme. This came directly from Guerlain Boutique in Toronto.
    I used 6 sprays. 3 on body and 3 on Shirt. Lasted longer than others but became a skin scent in...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Fascinating. I do seem to have luck with 2 rather old fashioned colognes. I guess my signatures scents chose me and not the other way around :).
    I am trying some heavy hitters and the experiment I...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    In about an hour. This includes my wife not being to smell it when she has had no previous exposure to the cologne.
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    I am in Calgary, Canada. Based on everyone's responses I am thinking and my own thought process I am going to test a few beasts recommended here. Beyond that I am thinking it is my skin. Maybe it has...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Those are great suggestions.
    Just checked all on fragarantica. All have very high sillage and long lasting-ness :) I will try Silver scent Intense. Very high Sillage and high score too. Should not...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    I did many times. Latest was Guerlain L'instant the regular one not extreme. We were at the mall. I put two sprays on my clothes. Beautiful scent. One hour later at home my wife could barely sniff it...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    LIDGE is such sad word for a cologne I have heard a lot about.
    Tested the EDT in store and ordered the EDP directly from Guerlain.
    If that stuff does not last don't know what will.
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Hi Odeon.
    All my "colognes" listed are EDT with the exception of Royal Copenhagen which is actually a Cologne and one of the two that actually lasts on my skin. Go figure.
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    "Great deal of odor coming off of the skin?"
    That is going to be a hard question to ask my friends . LoL. That is possible as I do mean spices as like Habenero and Garlic/ginger etc.
    My wife eats...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    HI,
    Yes. They are authentic. They have been bought from reliable sources. 4 different reliable sources including high end dept store from where I got Bleu De Chanel and Euphoria Intense. In any...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Thanks!
    What is TDH Parfum?
    Also, can my skin influence the cologne sprayed on my clothes?
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Lol. I actually did sample Joop and did not like it. I have heard of its powers and I did carry that scent for quite some time ( I sprayed on paper but got some on my finger)
    I have 2 major frags on...
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    Re: Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Thanks!
    You have been here for some time. Have you heard of people saying something like this? I also have Drakkar Noir which falls in the same group.
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    Colognes do not last on skin or clothes

    Hi,
    I just started using colognes and spent a bunch on multiple authentic fragrances.
    Colognes do not last more than an hour on me even if sprayed on clothes. I have read about olfactory fatigue...
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