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    Re: Fragrances with strong cardamom note?

    I actually have a sample of Jungle Elephant somewhere around here. I got it AGES ago from The Perfumed Court and completely forgot how terrific it is. Thanks for reminding me!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 May

    I woke up wanting L'Artisan's Bois Farine. Don't know why. I'm also wearing this musk from Sabon called Zohar -- it's surprisingly lovely on me and only $32!
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    Fragrances with strong cardamom note?

    I've become obsessed with the scent of cardamom. I'm looking for a fragrance where it is the focal note. In many fragrances that use it, it can either get swallowed up or its unique scent is buried...
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    Notes evocative of the desert?

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  5. Recs please! The very best FOs/EOs/Aromachemicals that smell like..

    1. SALT. What is the note that mimics that "salty air" smell? No, not "the sea"; specifically "salt." I don't want any water notes. Is there a "salty" aromachemical used in certain accords or FOs...
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    Re: piratey scent

    mstrocovie, where are you getting your seaweed note? Is it Fucus EO or is it an aromachemical/fragrance oil? I've been looking all over for a "salty sea" note and I think Fucus would be it, but the...
  7. Re: How do you dissolve absolutes/resinous EOs when making a perfume oil.

    Thanks very much! That's extremely helpful, and yes, I do dilute my oils with jojoba oil.
  8. How do you dissolve absolutes/resinous EOs or chemicals when making a perfume oil.

    I have a tin of benzoin absolute that comes as a hard substance. I also have absolutes that are gummy and resinous. I want to blend perfume OILS -- that is, I want to use NO ALCOHOL. So how do I get...
  9. Where to find or how to create accords of...

    When I search descriptions of fragrances (most notably on blackphoenixalchemylab.com,) I wonder, as a blossoming perfumer, exactly how one achieves that one note that I can never find an essential...
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    Where to find pure essential oils in NYC.

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    Re: Niche fragrance suggestions...

    BlackPhoenixAlchemyLab.com, Possets.com, ConjureOils.com, CobaltBlends.com!
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    Re: New York, New York

    Does anyone know of any places around here that specifically sell essential oils or fragrance oils that you can blend to make your own perfumes? An aspiring perfumer wants to know!
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    What notes smell like ____?

    For a long time I've been working on perfume formulations for personal use only. They represent different symbols and are thus not meant to be "classical" perfume scents. (Think: CB I Hate Perfume,...
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