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    Re: Best scent for dates-close encounters

    How about Luna Rosa Extreme. It seems fresh or sweet fragrances mostly do the trick. I could go with Invictus Aqua if it was still summer. I dont need anything complex or classy just something that...
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    Best scent for dates-close encounters

    I am looking for a fragrance to wear on dates that does not get cloying and overpowering with its aggression and intensity but not be weak either. Subtle yet noticeable and impressive.
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    Re: Drawn to Lemon (Citrucy)

    Its not that im picking up lemon on any of my fragrance favorites, but it seems lemon exists in almost all of them and i have dedeucted so. Then again maybe i am looking for a citrus based more than...
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    Re: Drawn to Lemon (Citrucy)

    Could not find Balmain Monsiuer which was highly recommended. I did try a few though so here goes.

    -Dior Cologne smelled almost exclusively like a lemon. Like an into your face lemon explosion....
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    Re: Unscented Shower Products

    Do we have a name for a quality product i can easily find on the market. Like Korres or Bodyshop?
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    Re: Unscented Shower Products

    You mean moisturize the part your spraying (wrist, chest) right?
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    Re: Unscented Shower Products

    The skin comment was solid though. Is that why on summer with dry air and high-heat climates i feel like I project no smell at all.What to do there? I dont feel like rubbing myself with moisturizer...
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    Re: Most scents go "off" on my skin...

    And cheap ones use as many as cheap ones?
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    Unscented Shower Products

    Does it make sense to use unscented shower products when taking a bath, so my perfume gets closer to what is supposed to smell? IF so how do i do that, and what is the ideal situation to make the...
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    Re: Drawn to Lemon (Citrucy)

    Only one ingredient per note though how can that bw good
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    Drawn to Lemon (Citrucy)

    Terre D Hermes, Issey Miyake, Estee Lauder Pleasures, Gucci Guilty, Porsche Design Sport, Egoist Platinum, Clinique Happy are just some of my very best. Based on these favorites which else would you...
  12. Re: Spinoff lines of Popular and successful scents

    Jeremy says its 50% DH 40%Leather and 10%DHI
  13. Re: Spinoff lines of Popular and successful scents

    I have Dior Homme Intense which i love. And recently got a sample of midnight in paris which shares some resemblence. So your opinion is that Dior Homme cologne tops everything? Also what about Dior...
  14. Spinoff lines of Popular and successful scents

    Each maker has its flagship product and then along come a number of fragrances that change a little of the composition here or there keeping the dna as its core, but offering a little diversity. For...
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    GIT similar to Himalaya?

    Having just smelled GIT today i cant help but feel it smelled very close to the Himalaya fragrance i tried on a sample a couple of months before. Does anyone else see this
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    Re: New Season new fragrance wanted

    To no surprise, I got Montblanc Individuel. I kept hearing it is similar to Creeds Original Santal (which i have not smelled) and even precedes it, and when i got it i kept getting a familiar vibe....
  17. Re: Fragrance whore or signature scent [My personal Journey]

    Doesn't our relation with perfumes say something about our personalities in general though? A perfume is more subtle and personal than clothes that do get noticed by everyone if you wear them out...
  18. Re: Fragrance whore or signature scent [My personal Journey]

    Its simple really. A signature is something unique in a way that defines you. Like when signing your name on a paper. You cant sign anything more than your name, and no two ways about it. So its...
  19. Fragrance whore or signature scent [My personal Journey]

    When I was young and entered the fragrance world, i started as being faithful to my fragrance. Started with a 50ml of Chanel Egoiste Platinum when i was a kid back in high school. When i drained i...
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    Re: New Season new fragrance wanted

    I'm open to other suggestions. Please do recommend what you have on mind
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    Re: New Season new fragrance wanted

    Personally my take is.

    Feve Deliciesue is a unisex/tonka fragrance. If it goes anywhere near Allure Sport which i hated this is not for me.
    GIT is similar to Cool Water
    CH Men Prive is for...
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    Re: New Season new fragrance wanted

    So all of them except CH men Prive? I hear GIT smells very close to Cool Water which is very commercial.
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    Package collection

    Besides bottles, i like to keep the packaging of the scents I purchase. But since i'm running out space on my drawers, and tend to be a nasty hoarder, how can i display or showcase them in a...
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    New Season new fragrance wanted

    Looking for my signature 2016 Fall Fragrance. I have narrowed it down to some of the following.

    -Green Irish Tweed
    -Midnight in Paris
    -Feve Delicieuse
    -Rochas Man
    -Montblanc Individuel
    -CH...
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    Re: Open pores equals greater projection.

    What im saying right now though is that I've sweated before taking the shower. Most of the times that I shower just so I feel more fresh without having sweat vefore fragrance dont smell as strong.
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    Open pores equals greater projection.

    I usually take a shower before I spray any cologne. Always believed it to be a better practice. Today I showered right after my gym workout and I cant stop smelling my fragrance. Does this mean when...
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Variations

    How is this not a masterpiece. I have been trying lots of fresh fragrances until I ended up on it for this summer. It gets me every time I wear it.
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    Becoming keen on smells

    How can I train my nose to distinguish each different smell. So far my only take on a fragrance is if i like it or not. I cannot say i detect a hind of leathery sweetness, on an aromatic tone, like...
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    Oils vs sticks

    How are these two methods different. I just got this combo to start out. I filled with water halfway and spilled 2 drops of jasemin. Do i need to make it denser
    ...
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    Bottega Veneta Pour Homme=Terre D'Hermes?

    Can someone tell me that this is not the exact same fragrance. I just sprayed it today on a store, and all day i keep getting whiffs of Terre D'Hermes on my self.
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    Allure Homme Sport-Really Bad?

    Am i alone to think that? It gets all sorts of recommendations yet i believe it smells very weird and non-pleasant. What is that smell really
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    Re: Top 10 Designer Fragrance House

    How do you guys compile your top 10?

    Based on # of succesful fragrances, based on sales, based on success of a single perfume? based on popularity?

    For Example Hermes has Terre D'Hermes which...
  33. Re: Summer/Winter, Outdoor/inter, Day/Night

    Its not about about being proper, apropriate, follow rules or get compliments. My only care is getting the most out of a fragrance, and i have have found that seasonal and temporal use matters a...
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    Totally agree, was going to write the same thing.
  35. Summer/Winter, Outdoor/inter, Day/Night

    What are the characteristics for a fragrance to fall in a specific category. Lets say you want an outdoor summer night, how does one fall in such category. This is a broad question i'm not looking...
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    Perfume Colour

    Is the colour used for aesthetics and presentation, or is it an accumulation of the various essential oils that results on the final color?
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    Re: Bottle Disasembly

    I hoped i could refill my bottles somehow instead of having them look empty at my selves
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    Re: Bottle Disasembly

    Is that certain? I need to refill Estee Lauder Pleasures. As for the problematicFerrari Black i have to destroy it and decant it to another bottle?
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    Bottle Disasembly

    What methods are there to disassemble a fragrance bottle without damaging the bottle or ruin the scent inside. I am getting the 100ml bottles most of the times to have in my collection, and i need to...
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    Recreating an existing fragrance

    I read the primer sticky and watched a couple of youtube videos on creating essential oils, and then creating a fragrance using those oils. Basically there was a woman boiling on low heat some lilacs...
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Variations

    How come they didnt make an EDP
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    Gucci Guilty Variations

    Last week i tried on a store a couple of them. Really liked one of them but i'm not sure if it was the original, the black or the eau version. Can you save me a trip back to the store and tell me...
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    Re: Whats with the reformulations

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/322549-IFRA-restrictions-and-EU-regulations-are-NOT-the-same-some-facts

    I read some facts here. If IFRA puts those strict regulations why be a member at all. EU...
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    Whats with the reformulations

    I keep hearing lots of bottles are being changed and reformulated. Why does this keep happening, and why is it always for the worse. If something is already good why change it. And another thing, how...
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    A Paradise for Beards

    Really looking for a place to talk about beard related stuff, since i got a massive beard which i'm fascinated by, but the internet only contains pictures and videos of beards, i cannot seem to find...
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    Soapy Perfumes

    I just learned the existence of fragrances resembling plain soap smells. Which ones do you know. I got Kenzo Pour Homme, cause it reminded me of a soap, i used to wash my hands with when i was a kid....
  47. Re: Popular fragrances that failed to impress you

    How come most of you dont like aventus. I just tried it yesterday for the first time (non-genuine) and i loved it. I thought it was going to be all hype, but i can see myself wearing it some time in...
  48. Popular fragrances that failed to impress you

    Lets make this list. Some that pop up all the time and for me personally are boring are La nuit and le male. Seriously i Love YSL, but i cant stand la nuit, i also dislike le male. La nuit is...
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    Re: Shizeido Zen - impotent?

    Poor how? I really like their smell, i only have a problem with projection.
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    Shizeido Zen - impotent?

    4 yours ago i went with Shisedo Zen White heat, which was and maybe still is one of the freshest and summer fragrances, but i found it a little weak on projection. I could only get whiffs within the...
  51. Re: Portable Atomiser for sampling purposes

    Ok, wont that though spoil the new scent?
  52. Portable Atomiser for sampling purposes

    Just learned it exists and i'm getting one. Mostly to fill and test fragrances before i buy them, cause i really cant tell when i'm at the store. I tested Antaeus and M7 3 times each and hated both...
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    Re: Looking for the Next Winner

    How do you mean. If so then whats special about it
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    Re: Looking for the Next Winner

    I'm also faoring one of the YSL, but does anyone recall which the "Pour Homme" Resembles, cause it really feels familiar to me.
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    Looking for the Next Winner

    I've sampling these for a while and possibly getting them for the first time

    YSL Pour Homme
    YSL L'Homme
    Bvlgari Man In Black
    Dolce The One

    What do you guys think?

    Side Notes.
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    Re: Smoothen Forehead Wrinkles?

    I get it. I just want to know how creams work. There no way im getting bottox at this age. I'm young its not that noticeable for me to really worry. So what is the role of creams. Do they have any...
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    Re: Smoothen Forehead Wrinkles?

    What about apivita mens care with propolis and cardamus

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    Re: Fresh Spring-Summer Fragrance

    Which ones do you suggest i try besides the ones i've listed
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    Re: Fresh Spring-Summer Fragrance

    I got a strong Sauvage vote from the clerk and a guy who randomly was passing by the kiosk. She sprayed both of them on same hand though so i havent disinguished which one was which but got a Sauvage...
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    Fresh Spring-Summer Fragrance

    I have been sampling a bunch of them lately.

    Dior Eau Savage/Savage
    Hermes Bel Ami
    Michael Kors for Men
    Gucci PH II
    Armani code Profumo
    Boss Bottled Intense

    Any suggestions to narrow this...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Malt - Summer night fragrance?

    Whats different in the summer
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    Re: Boss Bottled-Ferrari Black

    Havent tried Scuderia, only the Orignal Black. Also it seems that Bottled Intense becomes more woody as it goes on, i think Ferrari was more linear. I could be wrong so many years have passed since i...
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    Boss Bottled-Ferrari Black

    I just tried Boss Bottled Intense and it felt like i was ptting on Ferrari Black. I owned ferrari a couple of times when i was a kid due to being cheap but is it really worth forking th dough for a...
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    Re: Lets go for Summer

    I tried a couple more yesterday Swimming In lipari, Prada Amber, Hermes Voyage, and Lacoste Jaune. 1st and 3rd were somewhat good but i finally went with SpiceBomb Eau



    Whats the point to order...
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    Re: Lets go for Summer

    Are the ones from last 2 posts designer, cause i havent heard not even know where to find them or sample them
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    Lets go for Summer

    So far i've been getting by with Davidoff Hot Water as my casual Summer Dautime scent. But I'm looking for something fresh and unique that i will be wearing for the rest of the summer, and cant seem...
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    Re: Manscaping Advice wanted!

    I'm thinking of performing laser hair removal, for my butt, upper legs, and quite possibly groin area. Is the laser, dangerous in that area, and could that result in damaging nerves and tissues...
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    Re: Grooming Body Hair

    Ok so i have been shaving my chest, and i am doing this like a couple times a week.

    Question, I'm thinking of purchasing a badger like Omega 10048 or 20102. I have heard that using shaving cream...
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    Tanning Quetions?

    I want once and for all to learn everything related to tanning and getting a tanned look but i have lots of questions and dont know where to begine.

    How can i determine my skin type?
    What is self...
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    Manscaping Advice wanted!

    I'm looking for some general advice on how to maintain my body hair on specific areas.

    First off, the area on the behind (buttocks). There should not be hair there, so should i look for a...
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    Re: How to get rid of pimples?

    Ok thanx for the information so far. BTW since i dont want to be misunderstood, cause english is not my main language, whats really the difference between zits and pimples? I'm mostly referring to...
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    How to get rid of pimples?

    On areas where you tend to have pimples, what do you do to remove them, or make them less noticeable? also is it more common to have pimples on hairy or hairless areas?
  73. Thread: Grey hair

    by therock003
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    Re: Grey hair

    I read on a recent article that scientists, discovered how to reverse grey hair. Hopefully this will solve this?
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    Re: Smoothen Forehead Wrinkles?

    Well of course this is whats really taking place.

    Bur personally I'm not looking for a wonder product to use once, and get results, or even for something to eliminate wrinkles altogether.

    How...
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    Re: Smoothen Forehead Wrinkles?

    Is this really it? So what's the use of all the cream and anti-aging products out there, are they all bull?
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    Smoothen Forehead Wrinkles?

    OK so i have some wrinkles on m forehead, i'm nearing thirties, and i just want to take into consideration what products are out there. I dont want any botox, or cosmetic procedures, basically...
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    Re: Grooming Body Hair

    I just tried th waxing method like a week ago. My skin got really irritated around that area, and pimples formed, or rather surfaced. Also most of the hair was not pulled off, and it took many tries...
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    Re: Grooming Body Hair

    Its obvious that it wont work with stubble but still 0.5 cm sounds hopeful as well. Mine are like that and i doubt if they will still adhere. Maybe i should wait a week or two longer...
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    Re: Grooming Body Hair

    How big do the hair have to be in order to apply wax removal? Last time i shaved was 2 weeks ago, and the hair are still short. Will they be pulled out, if i go for waxng, or do i have to wait till...
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    Re: Grooming Body Hair

    I'm using a trimmer, but it takes a long time, i need to go over and over the same spot many times, and it pisses me off. I could consider waxing, but can i do it on my own? Like get the cream and...
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    Grooming Body Hair

    IS it advised that i shave my body hair, like chest and belly areas, or will they grow thicker and more dense? Should i just use an electric trimmer, and just on it down instead of shaving them with...
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    Re: Has Ferrrari Red Changed?

    Has nobody had any experience with this particular fragrance?
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    Has Ferrrari Red Changed?

    I remember like 10 years ago i bought a Ferrari Black set, that gave a couple of samples of Ferrari Red, one of which i used recently to recapture the fragrance. For me it felt like a strong bold...
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    Re: Prserve my Ponytail?

    Call it what you like :P Any specifics on how to go about it though?
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    Prserve my Ponytail?

    I'm thinking of cutting off my ponytail that I've been growing for over 4 years and i was wondering if i should keep it as a memento of how long my hair was, and how to preserve it somehow. I think...
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    Andy Sandler's Feather earring?

    Did anyone watch the latest Adam Sandler flick? It had a guy sporting a feather earring and it made me go crazy! Does anybody know where i can get something like this?

    Sorry cannot find better...
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    Best Beard Trimmer for the job?

    I have tried like 3-4 electric shavers over the years but none of them have left me satisfied, with the results. I sport a full-face beard, and when it comes time to trim it i'm scared of what the...
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    Neutralise Body Smells

    Okay so my idea is this. While trying different kinds of body shampoos, deodorants, clothes detergents and body colognes, your body along the way should acquaint some smells, so that should be what...
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    Re: Perfume evaporation.

    Thank You guys. Some additional questions.

    So where are perfumes to be stored? Since sun and heat does bad, then the rule is the colder the better? Or is there a limit to how cold it can get as...
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    Perfume evaporation.

    I'm interested in how perfumes account for, under different circumstances.

    For example i find that in some shops testers appear stronger than on others. I found recently that some perfumes had no...
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    Re: Suggestion for strong Winter Cologne?

    I have tried so many of them this last days and these are the final ones that interest me.

    Thierry Muggler A*Men Pure Shot (Cant find Pure Malt anywhere, here)
    YSL Kouros/Rive Gauvhe
    Chanel...
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    Re: Suggestion for strong Winter Cologne?

    Oh man, these are so many suggestions. I will never find the time to test all of these properly.

    BTW It seems i have an old Gucci PH, but it could be 5-10 years old left in the bathroom owned by...
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    Re: Suggestion for strong Winter Cologne?

    Guys Today i went for my 2nd round of Testing.

    Sadly the Chanel Antaeus which was the one i had my highest hopes, wasnt so good, or maybe it just didnt test as good. Sadly there was no 1ml tester...
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    Suggestion for strong Winter Cologne?

    Ok so i have lots of fresh perfumes for Summer/Spring seasons, but i'm all out of options for a classic strong winter perfume. All those years I've been using Chanel Egoiste Platinum, which i keep...
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    Re: Armani White for Women

    How can i judge the percentage left on a vial? I just found someone that sells hers, but its used, and i want to able to distinguish how much is left available.

    Have you got any tips for that?
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    Re: Armani White for Women

    I keep hearing it a lot women's favorite, but why was it discontinued? And is it really the same as red/white?
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    Re: Armani White for Women

    Thank You for your response. Actually i am from Europe, and i dont know if they send overseas, and what the rate may be, but Amazon.co.uk which i shop from doesnt have them. I confirm that amazon.com...
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    Armani White for Women

    I have this female friend that happens to have her birthday some time this month, and this cologne has been her favorite. The only problem is that it is reported to be discontinued, and i want to...
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