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    Sticky for discontinuing frags?

    Could this be considered? It would be helpful for which frags to purchase urgently from my ever growing list :eek:
    Am sure other perfume addicts would love the heads up,too?
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    Cathedral in Flames is quite similar to Hermes Bel Ami, I also detect the sour note of Sikkar in the Hermes?
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    Re: Man up my Frag tips?

    wonderful suggestions! thank you everyone : )
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    Re: SOTD, Tuesday 19 July 2011

    I ♥ Caron
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    Re: Help: Need a sticky on perfume accords

    :wink:Yes, please! Agreed
  6. Re: Home Fragrance Enthusiasts!!! Candles! Fragrance oils! Let's talk!

    We have Dusk stores in Australia, I bought three, big, gorgeous candles today..my house smells like expensive flowers : )
  7. Re: What's the best smelling detergent you've ever used?

    Radiant is my favorite..when i was little i used to love smelling the tub of the washing machine when it was empty..obviously I was a strange child LOL
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    Copy perfume company on FB

    This company makes a big claim to copy exactly from a list of fragrances...wouldn't that be nice, but its impossible, copy and pasted as follows :

    Perfumes Why are perfumes from XYZ so...
  9. Re: Gathering Apples and Black March - CB I Hate Perfume

    Am being brave enough to wear Black March today, it does feel a little strange to smell of dirt lol. Its amazing how he can create such a life like picture from scent! I can smell coriander,but maybe...
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    Re: Perfume Organ

    You did a great job of that, Bshell!
    I spy perfume books : )
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    Re: Today I sniffed...

    They had Apres Londee? I would have snapped that up! Its discontinued I thought?
    Nothing really to report that I have tried other than actually worn..although all I seem to smell as men walk by is...
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    Re: Signature perfume

    Yes, what everyone else has said!
    I live for sampling..each morning I do a ritual lucky dip, research the fragrance on here, add it to my 'wearing today', and write a few random notes about it in my...
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    Re: Perfume Organ

    I have been googling images for perfume organs..came across a image of Isabelle Doyen of Annick Goutal surrounded by fragrances. What a life! : )
    Am wearing Passion today, so the article in Perfume...
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    Re: Perfume Organ

    That is REALLY beautiful. Wish there was something like this in Australia. I may have to convince my husband to make me a Profumo one, though. I would spend a lot more time creating if my bottles...
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    Re: making a water perfume?

    Thanks Nymphaea! x
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    making a water perfume?

    could someone kindly give me some tips on how to do this please?
    Guessing there's a risk of bacteria, if not done right:shocked:
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: June 2011

    today I bought a 50ml bottle of Mitsouko : )
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    givenchy amarige ylang ylang 2008 sample

    I am a little confused after looking at the fragrance directory as to exactly which frag sample I have? 2008 would be a harvest? But this is not on my sample label. I would love to buy a bottle but...
  19. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    Cathedral in Flames:
    This one is my favourite of the three. Love the gingery lemon opening.
    I get a little smokey incense, there's a pleasant soapiness along with cedar,
    also a cooling...
  20. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    Sikar:
    Very strong cognac opening with a hint of chocolate, a sour note steps in ( not sure what that is) to be replaced by a tobacco note.
    A male scent
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    Re: Acqua di Parma Profumo

    This is the most BEAUTIFUL fragrance I have tried to date. Occasional whispers of patchouli, vanilla and rose (ylang Ylang?) are a delight to my senses, wonderfully accentuated with my body warmth. I...
  22. Re: Reputable online natural perfumery courses?

    Anja's Garden does online courses I think?
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    Re: Perfume Bottles with Atomizers

    Lucky you don't live here in Australia, Descartes. Practically everything is made in China, even tourism products : /
  24. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    Souk:
    Gives me a feeling of a bazaar in the middle east somewhere!
    Loving the cinnamon opening. The vanilla and honey sweeten this fragrance just perfectly. It is almost kitcheny but
    the...
  25. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    Samples received yesterday, thank you Wooznib for all the trouble/expensive you have taken to get opinions x

    Preferences at first sniff prior to testing are;
    Cathedral in Flames
    Souk
    Sikar
    ...
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    Re: Where to Get Samples..?....

    The Perfumed Court! I think they are reasonably priced considering. I love browsing their site and building a wish list : )

    Beauty Habit, not sure if they do samples, but was super impressed when...
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    Since posting that I don't, I do now! All because of this thread lol. It planted the seed and I thought ,why not? One can't ever smell too good is my new thinking : )
    Agree with LilliB, too.
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    Re: a good scale - 0.01 or 0.001g?

    Hi Oliver,
    Your links to photos do not work. But I did find your facebook page and clicked like to see your scale.
    Nice workplace!
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    Re: heat and perfume

    Theres a large chemist here in Perth ( Joondalup to be precise) that has ALL of its fragrances against a large glass window facing the harsh afternoon sun.
    This makes me shudder for those poor...
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    Re: Perfumers apprentice accords

    Thank you Ed. I will keep your advice in mind.
    My accord is bordering on more musk than the rose now, thanks to my love affair with Galaxolide!
    My fragrance is very much like those pink lolly...
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    Re: Perfumers apprentice accords

    Hi Mapletop,
    I ended up not doing vanilla and stuck with the musky rose.
    I did add methyl diantilis, which has worked to sweeten. Over time the musk has really deepened, but nicely!
    The...
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    Re: Perfumers apprentice accords

    Hi Mapletop,
    the white musk accord is the one that had me thinking they were pre diluted, but the booklet gives me the impression they are not...but musk is quite delicate normally?
    I bought the...
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    Perfumers apprentice accords

    A silly Q..but are the accords pre diluted? When I add them to oil, theres not much scent?
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    Re: Man up my Frag tips?

    Thanks Hirch for your reply, I will put that on my must buy list : )
  35. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    I came across another thread along the same lines of this one, and thought the OP may find it useful, if he hasn't read it already?
    ...
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    Re: Brand new to the Forum

    Hi Joe,
    have you posted your question in the home fragrance forum, too?
    I don't know anything about candles, sorry I can't be of help.
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    Man up my Frag tips?

    I am working on my first blend ( a frag for my teenage son). It is lacking a manly type base. The top and middle notes are nice, mainly consisting of a grapefruit/leaf alcohol/Iso E Super/Calone...
  38. Re: 30 members, US & International, to test 3 perfumes by BN's own wooznib!

    I would love to participate if you need another International? Will PM you my address:happy:
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    Re: Undenatured alcohol?

    Great info Bonni and especially a big thanks to mumsy for this link..I have been going cross eyed trying to find something other than expensive vodka : )
  40. Re: Identify the scent in Carins Body Lotion?

    It could be Patchouli, the other herbs and the lotion itself make it very delicate, but yes I think it is there..that balsamy sweet smell. Thanks lisa
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    Re: Salty scent?

    Thank you for your reply Doc. Just looked at pricing and yes, very expensive! The Fucus doesn't look familiar to Perth beaches, but I could experiment : )
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    My body wash and anti ageing regimes/moisturizers give off their own fragrances, so don't really feel the need to add more.
    Sounds like a lovely idea to have a bed time fragrance though, for those...
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    Re: Salty scent?

    oohh that sounds like one to sample, thank you!

    Sea weed abs as mentioned by mumsy is going on my list : )

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/265486-scent-of-salt?daysprune=-1
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    Re: Iso E Super

    Heres a link to a really interesting thread on it :

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/259007-Pure-Iso-E-Super%C2%AE-from-The-Perfumer-s-Apprentice
  45. Re: Help! I need secret sample recommendations!

    How did you go? I wish my partner had a passion for fragrance/cologne...very sweet to think of your girlfriend.
  46. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    Dish washing liquid/mr sheen/floor cleaner does it for me BIG time on my other half...or Ralph Lauren ( I need to broaden my horizons, I know ; ) )
  47. Identify the scent in Carins Body Lotion?

    I am wearing this today. Immediately it brought back memories of my mother in the seventies...wearing not sure what..face creams or even a perfume? I would love to know what this note is? ...
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Creative Nails Designs Hanky Panky..images wont capture the depth of this rich midnight purple polish, very classy, regal like, almost black..gorgeous
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    Re: Finally a question worth asking

    Lauren, I read this, too, in the sticky by LGV:

    Inhale through the mouth by holding it 1cm away from the lips to experience the odor differently by introducing taste sensations. Exhale back up...
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    Re: Salty scent?

    Yes, I started searching after I posted this thread, however there seems to be alot more about the actual perfumes than creating one..although i have added a few perfumes to my must try sample...
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    Re: Coconut

    Have you had a look here?
    http://shop.perfumersapprentice.com/searchadv.aspx?SearchTerm=coconut&SearchDescriptions=1
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    Salty scent?

    Hi, this is my first post here, completely new to making perfume!
    I am waiting on a couple of kits from perfumers apprentice and day dreaming what i would like to create ( or try to, rather!)
    How...
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