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    L'occitane en Provence Ambre samples

    Hi Guys,

    I was looking for some information on L'occitane Ambre (now discontinued).
    Is it possible to get samples before committing to a full bottle? I'm quite intrigued by the reviews but want...
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    Caron compact powder

    Hi guys,

    I was wondering if anyone could advise me on the subject of Caron's compact (pressed) powder. I know the loose powder is more popular, but I tend to prefer the pressed type. However, I've...
  3. Re: Tabac Blond, ( Roja Dove/Harrod´s ) Original Formula.

    Just an update to this: I did get the extrait from Lucky Scent, and it was *completely* different from all vintage-labelled samples I'd tried before. Pretty much in line with what Tania Sanchez said...
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    Body Time perfume oils

    Hi Everyone,

    I was just wondering if anyone here had tried many of the Body Time perfume oils, and had any recommendations.
    In particular I was interested in: Indi Sandalwood (I love sandalwood,...
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    Re: Copy version of Samsara? Shalimar?

    Thanks, I'll check it out!
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    Copy version of Samsara? Shalimar?

    Hi Guys,

    Apologies in advance, but I have an obscure query that perhaps someone can help me with.

    Many moons ago, in the days of brown lipstick and powerful oriental/woody frags (the 90s),...
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    Re: OMG! OMG! OMG! Tabac Blond!!!

    Thanks for the info guys - I'll just have to compare the delivered product to descriptions here. I guess if the smoke is more prominant than the floral notes...
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    Re: OMG! OMG! OMG! Tabac Blond!!!

    I believe that eau de parfum of Tabac Blond is routinely given under the name of parfum. The Perfumed Court, for example - if one looks at their costing for the extrait, it simply cannot work, is...
  9. Re: Tabac Blond, ( Roja Dove/Harrod´s ) Original Formula.

    Thanks for that - it looks like I will be getting the TB then. (I've just looked at my EA and it's described as parfum, so I'm presuming Harrods carry the extrait version.)
    I quite liked EA, but...
  10. Re: Tabac Blond, ( Roja Dove/Harrod´s ) Original Formula.

    This is a question I'd dearly like answered.
    I obtained a sample of the vintage parfum from the Perfumed Court early this year, and it was heaven - leather was prominant throughout, with a base of...
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    Noir-ish dry sandalwood scents

    Hi All!

    I’ve been (re) reading Raymond Chandler’s brilliant ‘Farewell My Lovely’, and at one point, protagonist Philip Marlowe mentions a scent of ‘very dry sandalwood’ which he picks up from a...
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    Re: Guerlain classics: What do they evoke to you?

    Wow, these are great, guys- it's apparent that while there are definitely common themes with these frags, they mean something different to the wearer (I guess it's a bit like the body chemistry...
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    Guerlain classics: What do they evoke to you?

    Hi Guys,

    I was trying to choose between some of the Guerlain classics recently (L'Heure Bleue, Shalimar, Mitsouko, Jicky etcetera), and I got to thinking about what associations and personalities...
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    Guerlain Associations

    Hi All,

    I'm sure this has been touched upon one way or the other, but I have been thinking about the classic Guerlains- Shalimar, Jicky, L'Heure Bleue and Mitsouko for starters- and how they...
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    Re: Looking for advice

    Thanks very much, people.
    I have tried L'Heure Bleue, and I'm trying to decide if I like it (I don't have much experience with 'powdery' fragrances).
    As for the others, will go and try now!
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    Looking for advice

    Hi eveyone,

    After much perusal of perfume stores, and much taking of samples, I'm looking for some advice on picking a scent.
    In the main, I'm drawn to light orientals and florientals, although I...
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