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  1. GHI is a far superior fragrance to my nose. ...

    GHI is a far superior fragrance to my nose.

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    Ditto. I always spray mostly on my abs and a...

    Ditto. I always spray mostly on my abs and a little on the neck.

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  3. Thread: Most worn

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    Guerlain vetiver Sent from my HTC Desire...

    Guerlain vetiver

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    Re: Travel Atomizer affecting fragrance

    Well, I'm only storing 4ml each of:

    Guerlain Vetiver
    Terre d'Hermes
    Guerlain Homme

    So I can live with my mistake until I finish those off :-)

    Can anyone recommend a decent small travel...
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    Civet. Sent from my HTC Desire using Tapatalk

    Civet.

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    Re: Travel Atomizer affecting fragrance

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/260838599939#ht_1479wt_1061

    Perhaps this is where I'm going wrong? lol
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    Travel Atomizer affecting fragrance

    Has anyone here noticed that some frags smell very different when sprayed from a travel atomizer than from the real bottle? Sometimes like the top notes have been subdued?

    Ed
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    Re: Pirate Parfum

    I'm willing to give these guys a shot. I'll mail them about samples and take it from there.

    I'll keep you updated.

    Ed
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    Pirate Parfum

    Noticed what seems to be a relatively new company called Pirate Parfum. Particularly interested in Marrakech:

    http://www.pirate-parfum.co.uk/men-fragrance/marrakech.html

    Has anyone had any...
  10. What scares me is I know some of you would do...

    What scares me is I know some of you would do exactly the above!

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    Carven vetiver. 12 blind buy Sent from my...

    Carven vetiver. 12 blind buy

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    Ditto! Sent from my HTC Desire using Tapatalk

    Ditto!

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    Re: Guerlain Homme Body Wash

    You won't be disappointed. Homme was the first designer fragrance body wash I had tried - therefore I assumed it ws the norm that the body wash actually smelt like the cologne. Massively mistaken. My...
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    Re: Are you ADDICTED to Millesime Imperial ?

    Not MI, but I do this with Guerlain Vetiver on weekends :-) I know the addiction of which you speak
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    Re: Skunkus Maximus!

    I've never known anyone to deliberately want to smell bad.
    I think I smell great when I smell vetiver. Others think I smell awful. I don't care though. I guess in that case I'm not deliberately...
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    Re: Skunkus Maximus!

    I tried a sample of Sec Mag, it convinced me to buy a bottle for a friend as a prank. To me it just smells too much like blood and semen!
  17. Guerlain Homme Intense and Armani Code Sport

    I've been wearing Guerlain Homme EDP quite a lot lately. I find that mojito accord and the bitter chocolate to be a nice, pleasant, gentle mix with a slightly animalic feel to it. Rather fond of it -...
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    Good choice Sent from my HTC Desire using...

    Good choice

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  19. Wear it every day for a month. Then shell...

    Wear it every day for a month. Then shell associate it with you and will like it

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    Guerlain Vetiver Sans Nutmeg

    Hi folks

    I was wondering if any of you were aware of a scent similar to guerlain vetiver but without the nutmeg?

    Ed

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  21. Thread: New Here!

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    Re: New Here!

    Well, in the short time since I first posted here the vetiver has won itself a place in my affections. I love green scents and with time I have been able to explore GV beyond the "wow, powdery"...
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    Re: What Frag(s) Literally Make You Sick?

    People say it's hormones. I say it's epigenetics!
    I don't know if it's the recent stomach bug that's going around working on me, or if it is GV, but at the moment it would seem it makes me feel...
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    Re: New Fragrances: Olfactive Studio

    Autoportrait sounds like the kind of thing I would like, deep and woody, with bergamot in the top notes. I'll be eager to try this one if it isn't out of my price range

    Anyone know the prices of...
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    Re: What Frag(s) Literally Make You Sick?

    I love this scent but it does that to me sometimes.
    I think it might be the nutmeg?
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    Re: Re-applying cologne

    Good choice with the Allure.

    Reapplying is fine. I do it myself. For every fragrance I own, I have a small atomiser purchased from ebay, of that frag. When I use a given frag I bring the atomiser...
  26. Thread: Arm Hair

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    Re: Arm Hair

    Every now and then casually rub your hand up along your arm from bottom to top.
    This isn't something that most people tend to notice though!
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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    This is odd. The front of my wrist rashes up a little
    The back of my wrist (smooth part where the veins are lol) doesnt rash up no matter how many sprays I put on.
    Weird!
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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    Maybe I'm being stupid here, but I think if it were any kind of proper allergic reaction in my case, it would last longer than 20 mins before settling, and I would have headaches or nausea and not...
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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    Well I just hope this is a mistake on my part! Got a bottle of vetiver shower gel on the way, I really hope it doesn't do the same thing!
    Guess I should test it on a small patch of skin first.
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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    I get a red itchy rash after applying vetiver. I just ignore it, it settles down after half an hour or so.
    I figure if I ignore it for long enough my system will become accustomed to the irritant /...
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    Re: Finally I started posting

    Welcome!
    I'm new here too and have found everyone to be more than welcoming - and very helpful.
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    There seems to be a common trait amongst the...

    There seems to be a common trait amongst the guerlains that I've tried that I can't pin down. I like it. It's subtle but I enjoy it.

    The homme bodywash is expensive but I have never experienced a...
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    Re: Guerlain Homme Body Wash

    I'll definitely be getting a larger bottle of this when it runs out. It really seems to last too which is odd. I'm wearing it at the minute alongside vetiver EDT.

    I've been considering getting the...
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    Guerlain Homme Body Wash

    Small bottle of this stuff came with my samples of the EDT. Really rather pleasant.
    Anyone tried it?
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    Re: Hair loss remedies?

    Nizoral (suppresses androgens locally on the scalp)
    Minoxidil (topically applied - rogaine / regaine etc)

    Only two things for which I have found sufficient evidence to justify paying for.

    As...
  36. I HATED this stuff the first time I tried it....

    I HATED this stuff the first time I tried it. Next day I tried again and thought it was ok. Now less than a week later I'm hooked.

    Its soft and quite soapy, great even for just around the house as...
  37. +1 also wear what you like not what you think...

    +1 also wear what you like not what you think others will like.

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    Re: Marijuana eau de Guerlain Vetiver

    Ken is on to something here. As I've always toked pure I have no such association :-)
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver Feedback

    +1 I'm already with someone, don't wear cologne to attract the opposite sex, I wear what I like, to hell with what others think.
  40. Re: Have Guerlain Vetiver and Vetiver Extreme been repackaged?

    This is a huge shame, I loved the ribbed bottle! classy and unique. The "new old" bottle looks cheap, generic and uninspired
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    Re: Terre Hermes bottling

    Mine was full to the top. Figure you were just unlucky there.

    What do you think of TdH? I love those pine/cedar notes. Absolutely love them.
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    Re: Sample of Guerlain Homme

    Sample taken.

    So what do you guys think of this fragrance?
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    Sample of Guerlain Homme

    I have a sample (1ml) of Guerlain Homme I'm not using.
    If someone in the UK would like it, PM me an address and I'll post it your way.

    I don't have sufficient posts to post in the Sale forum, but...
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    Re: Ebay / Buying Boxless

    I have saved them as a seller, I found them to be excellent also. As they're only 20 minutes away, they posted it last night at 5pm and I received today.
  45. Re: What do you guys think of Guerlain Vetiver?

    Oddly I have been told by others it smells quite feminine! I found it to be quite masculine until I gave it some thought :)
  46. Re: What do you guys think of Guerlain Vetiver?

    I'll echo the others' observations that the "old man" reaction is more to the fact that the fragrance isn't aquatic like so much else released these days.

    I had this first reaction upon first...
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Vetiver or Terre d'Hermes ?

    I can see why some people would opt for tdH despite the classic status of GV.
    TdH seems more modern and bright to some.

    I've seem complaints about the cedar - I love the cedar. Much like my first...
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    Re: Ebay / Buying Boxless

    The seller realised my concerns and offered a boxed and sealed version for an additional 5. I went for that instead
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Vetiver or Terre d'Hermes ?

    Couldn't choose.
    I have both.
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    Ebay / Buying Boxless

    Hi folks,

    One of the fragrances I've had my eye on for some time now is Terre D'hermes so I finally bit the bullet and got a 100ml bottle off ebay.

    The listing said the item has no box, which...
  51. Thread: New Here!

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    Re: New Here!

    Thank you for the storage tips Sidney.

    I find it unlikely I will ever go so far as a fridge for mine, although "obsession creep" (as in the same sense of mission creep) once slowly brought my...
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    Sample vials in the UK

    Hi folks,

    From what I have seen it appears the US market is very well blessed when it comes to online retailers offering sample vials, decants etc.

    Does anyone here from the UK use sample vials...
  53. Thread: New Here!

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    Weirdly the vetiver is growing on me. I expected...

    Weirdly the vetiver is growing on me. I expected the missus to hate it. She's indifferent it seems which I can handle.

    Bought the Terre d'hermes because I often find myself nipping into stores to...
  54. Thread: New Here!

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    Re: New Here!

    I bought it from ebay, so unfortunately it's unlikely it'll get taken back.
    I'm in the UK (Northern Ireland) are there many users on this site from that region?

    I'd gladly arrange a swap if it...
  55. Thread: New Here!

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    Re: New Here!

    Yeah you're definitely right about the blind buying. If I could have found a vial of vetiver anywhere just to sample it I would have done so. I've tried out Terre d'Hermes about six times in stores...
  56. Thread: New Here!

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    Re: New Here!

    Ok, tried a quick two sprays off the vetiver before work.
    Workmates agree with what I suspected would be the case all along, this stuff is just too "dated" or "old man" smelling for me.

    Very...
  57. Thread: New Here!

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    New Here!

    Hi guys,

    The fragrance I used was never something I used to give a lot of thought to. I've used the same for the past five years or so, Ralph Lauren Polo Black - and Hugo Dark Blue before that.
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