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    Re: Orris / Iris Root

    I have (from Eden Botanicals) orris butter and it is simply amazing!! :)
  2. Re: A DIY blind challenge just for fun... if you have NOT smelt SL Filles et Aguilles

    Oh come on bshell, play with us :grin:.
    Don't sniff anything! :wink:
  3. Re: A DIY blind challenge just for fun... if you have NOT smelt SL Filles et Aguilles

    Hope you will feel better :2vrolijk_08:

    I just wanted to say if we will have any rules (beside not smelling FeA) that we should agree upon few things...
    It is not competition, but I would like to...
  4. Re: A DIY blind challenge just for fun... if you have NOT smelt SL Filles et Aguilles

    I haven't started yet, since we still don't know who will formally participate. Yes I can try without participation here, but I would like to participate. :rolleyesold:


    There is beautiful fir...
  5. Re: A DIY blind challenge just for fun... if you have NOT smelt SL Filles et Aguilles

    My suggestions:

    Selection of theme:
    Serge Lutens: Filles et Aguilles

    Selection of participants:
    max. 5 participants until April 10

    Rules:
    1. Our creations should be done and sent by 15th...
  6. Re: A DIY blind challenge just for fun... if you have NOT smelt SL Filles et Aguilles

    Interesting! :) How about deadlines? :D
  7. Thread: kenzo perfumes

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    Re: kenzo perfumes

    If Kenzo isn't using synthetic, their perfume would cost 10x more :D
  8. Re: has anyone ordered ols from this co? they sell so many rare oils but they dont have descriptions

    Very trustworthy :)
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    Re: Looking for a natural tea scent

    Maybe this: http://www.aftelier.com/black-tea-absolute.html
    could help.
    ;)
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    Re: Single Note Perfume - Can you help, please?

    example of natural one?
  11. Re: Please can anyone suggest some lifting notes for a special blend?

    Lime is attractive note to lift up blend :) At least in my case :)
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    Re: Fir / Fir Needle

    Should we also include Fir balsam or it is separate from this? However, balsam is amazing.
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    Re: Taking suggestions for a new blend

    Every time when I make scent - it is always too medicine like :)
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    Re: vetiver in my room

    I used essential oil (vetiver) and the scent was amazing! I couldn't believe. At first I though it will be too earthy /dirty even, but later... so cozy scent...
  15. Thread: Hay

    by Ankica
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    Re: Hay

    How would you classify hay?
    Top, middle or base note?
  16. Re: A 'hole' in my perfume? Understanding bridging notes questions.

    So far, I haven't diluted EO's in anything. I fear I won't be able to smell them enough :( I kind like them with their full strenght :)
    OR maybe I am wrong and I am loosing a lot of ingredients? :)
  17. I haven't tried many Ayala's scents, but I've...

    I haven't tried many Ayala's scents, but I've noticed that many natural perfumes have that "natural touch" which is not always positive, but Ayala somehow manage to wrap it so wonderful that...
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    Re: Share your perfume recipes

    I don't have full recipes, just ingrediants:
    http://ankich.livejournal.com
  19. Re: DIY perfumes swap: exchange & evaluation project

    DARK OUDH
    I don' like this scent. It has very unpleasant beginning and although it gets better - still... not enough for me.

    OUDH OUT
    I couldn't resist to try it immediately after Dark oudh....
  20. Re: DIY perfumes swap: exchange & evaluation project

    Dear Rohit,
    where ever you are, this is my review:)

    SWEET & NUTTY SPICE
    First minute: Old closet, scent is trong and warm. After a minute, I smell lighter version of my 1st impression. Spicy...
  21. Re: DIY perfumes swap: exchange & evaluation project

    I've sent him oils so we will see if he will return to confirm that he got them :thumbsup:
  22. Re: DIY perfumes swap: exchange & evaluation project

    Having such a great experience with FragrantCloud, Irina and Doc Elly, I decided to offer my samples of things that I've made (I am afraid to call them perfumes), so I am calling everyone who is...
  23. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    Since it is opened, I will write my review for Irina's perfumes (although I am missing one):

    I've tried Forever 19 and it reminded me of Carolina Herrera 212 - sugar free:) It also reminds me of...
  24. Thread: All gone now

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    Re: Anyone interested in taking over my aromachemicals?

    I am also interested :)
    Are they any left :)
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    Re: Are you allowed to sell home made perfumes?

    You should have legal person in order to sell...
    so that you can give bills and pay taxes or whatever...

    Etsy, ebay and others.. I guess the sellers are under condition of those sites...
    I...
  26. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    irina, just to let you know - I've sent my samples today and when you catch time, you can send me as well.
    there is no hurry for anything...
    this should be joy!
  27. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    I am OK with individual swap and I respect decision of the owner regarding feedback.
    I would like that my "perfumes" are revised through PM.
    Looking forward to receive your samples...
  28. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    I would like to make individual swap.
    I like to keep it more personal plus the fact that I don't have enough samples at the moment...
    Since I already swapped with dear Elly and I am in process to...
  29. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    I don't mind to send all to Irina, but I don't have for everyone now..
    I must see :)
  30. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    For me it is better one on one... not even sure that I have (at this moment) 6 packages to swap.
  31. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    I'm complete amateur :) but would love to join :D
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    Re: Samples of DIY perfumes

    On me: Smoky, dry and sexy... Like I passed near sexy guy who smokes pipe...
    It is strong, impressive and I cannot wait for my husband to try :D
  33. Re: DIY perfumes swap?

    me! me! :)
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    Re: Samples of DIY perfumes

    Dear Elly,
    I got samples also! Thank you!!!!!! It took 20 days but they are here:D


    Luzonica was my first (so far only) scent to try.
    Full of tropical fruits... maybe for my taste too much...
  35. Re: Where have you found the best deals for glass vials & sprays, boston rounds,5g jars?

    do they ship internationally? (europe)
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    Re: Supplies - Sources

    you tried also? :(
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    Re: Absolutes, EOs, chemicals

    do they ship internationally?
    I've sent them 2 e-mails, no reply...
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    Re: Samples of DIY perfumes

    I shouldn't read this :D
    I just peeked for a while :D Very nice!

    I am so worried where to buy fragrance/synthetic oils ... if I find great offer, than they don't ship to my country :(
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    Re: How do I mix oil with dilluted alcohol?

    what if you have 70% alcohol?
  40. Re: ok maybe people in fragrance DIY may know...

    bergamot is citrus :)
  41. Re: ok maybe people in fragrance DIY may know...

    this might help or confuse you more:
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Versace/Blue-Jeans-637.html
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    Re: perfume with vanilla + rum (?)

    what does "cut" means?
    is it possible just to add few drops with rum or?
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    Re: perfume with vanilla + rum (?)

    check online for best oils to blend with vanilla...
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    Re: Cheapest Essential Oils

    It is very hard, when you start with exploring, to start from zero...
    I think we should all give some effort to create mutual table of trustworthy companies... specially for EO.
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    Re: Cheapest Essential Oils

    Do we have, on this forum, a list of trusty companies that sells EO and/or FO?
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    Re: Base note is on the bottom, vanilla on the top

    thanks :)
    will bit shaking help ? :) hahaha
  47. Re: Buying glass atomisers for decanting - help needed

    did you try at UK ebay?
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    Re: Base note is on the bottom, vanilla on the top

    you are forgetting international shipping :D
    i have jojoba now. i think things will be better.
    in the future, I will check some web sites which some informed people gave me and I believe with a...
  49. Re: Buying glass atomisers for decanting - help needed

    check here:
    http://aromantic.co.uk/
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    Re: Aromatherapy - what have you tried?

    In the end, I did use a bit of lavender... :)
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    Re: Base note is on the bottom, vanilla on the top

    thank you very much.
    i bought jojoba yesterday!
    cannot wait to start mixing!
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    Re: My new obsession - sample purchasing

    I don't want to read this topic :D :D I will get even more tempted! :D
    I bought around 200 pieces of different oil perfume as 1 ml sample...
    uh... don't want to count $...
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    Re: Aromatherapy - what have you tried?

    My mom and my best friend are aromatherapists.
    There is so many beautiful thing that you can do for yourself and people around you.

    I will tell you my small experience:
    a) air refreshing - you...
  54. Thread: Organza??????.

    by Ankica
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    Re: Organza??????.

    I wore it today... I don't find it interesting...
    It is quality perfume, but not my style...
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    Re: Base note is on the bottom, vanilla on the top

    so, you would exclude Fragrance oils and search for a possible problem is carrier oil or EO?
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    Re: Base note is on the bottom, vanilla on the top

    thank you for writing.
    i don't have answer because I received those oils after I ran out of jojoba.
    But I must say this also for patchuli and, I think, frankincense.
    All those base notes simple...
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    Base note is on the bottom, vanilla on the top

    Hi everyone!

    I passed a training of natural perfumery but I since it is a expensive sport, I am "playing" with fragrance oils more than essential oils.
    I have so many question regarding...
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    Re: Bulgari Jasmine Noir.

    there is something special about JN.
    it don't know if it is almond that i adore or just some crazy combination where it is very hard to point fingers in any note...
    i can say that people notice...
  59. Re: Where have you found the best deals for glass vials & sprays, boston rounds,5g ja

    It took around 18 days.
    Bottles are, actually, OK.
    Specially because it will stay in my house :)
  60. Re: Where have you found the best deals for glass vials & sprays, boston rounds,5g ja

    yes, lowest.
    i got today their 5 ml roll on bottles.
    i like them BUT on some glass bottles there is like a scratch (not so visible or strong).
    i don't know if that is problem of the manufacturer...
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    Re: Cheapest Essential Oils

    same question but also:
    how to know which EO is really quality? what kind of certificate it should have?
    i have enough problem with shipping to croatia and i don't want to purchase some bullsh...
  62. Re: Where have you found the best deals for glass vials & sprays, boston rounds,5g ja

    swe_tiger,
    I am very satisfied with a quality.
    if you don't want to buy 100 at once, you can buy (like me) 48 and since the quality for yourself and than later purchase more :)
    Many of sellers...
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    Re: Help choosing top/middle note?

    I cannot stand lavender :)
    If you go for juniper - don't put too much :) Like I did :D
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    Re: Juniper / Juniper Berry

    I've put it in my first natural perfume and it was very dominant... it was possible to smell it even in drydown...
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    Re: Almond / Benzaldehyde

    I love almond! One of my favorite.
    What about almond milk or whatever it is called? the scent that we find in liquid soaps or lotions...
  66. Re: Where have you found the best deals for glass vials & sprays, boston rounds,5g ja

    read several post above.
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    Re: Benzoin & jojoba oil

    I used genuine benzoin in jojoba and it stayed on the bottom of the bottle.
    i would like to experiment wit f.coconut oil!
  68. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    I also think it is somewhere between top and heart... but closer to top.
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    Re: Dissolving jojoba oil

    I definitely forget to have fun :D

    There is a lot of things ahead of me!
    Uh.

    I will try to find some other carrier oil as well... just to check.
    Which one can compare with jojoba regarding...
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    Re: Dissolving jojoba oil

    I bought them in one Croatian store. I don't have any info if there were diluted or not. Do you know how could I check that?
    Regarding Jojoba, I heard it is oil but it is also called wax.

    My...
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    Re: Dissolving jojoba oil

    thank you very much, but i need more info: what is SOS? :)
  72. Re: Where have you found the best deals for glass vials & sprays, boston rounds,5g ja

    hi,

    I bought 48 1 ml empty vials on ebay.
    it cost me around 5 USD with shipping.
    i think the seller is: ct_taiwan or something like that.
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    Re: Help choosing top/middle note?

    for me, fresh and sweet and starkly would be Lilly of the Valley (of course, synthetic).
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    Re: Dissolving jojoba oil

    what is DPG?
    I don't want to take any other carrier oil beside jojoba because it is very stable.
    But in the same time, I don't know how can my perfume (where concentration of perfume goes till 40%)...
  75. Thread: Coconut

    by Ankica
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    Re: Coconut

    where would you put it according to longevity?
    Top, middle or base notes?
  76. Re: For those who exclusively create perfume oils ...

    I am facing with same problems :(
    Did you try any other perfume oil? I am under impression that other companies don't use jojoba at all.
  77. Thread: fixatives

    by Ankica
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    Re: fixatives

    Where do you buy benzyl salicylate?
    what is the price of these kind of chemicals?
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    Re: Dissolving jojoba oil

    I don't want (at least not yet) to change my carrier oil. I just want to know if it is possible to make it thiner... and maybe this other oil perfumes that I've tried they used something else......
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    Re: Dissolving jojoba oil

    My oil perfumes are pretty thick! I am using Jojoba but I don't like how thick it becomes...
    Is there anything that I can do to make my perfume less thicker?
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