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    Re: Caramel, vanilla and Petroleum

    Santal Blanc, Serge Lutens, was like this for me.
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    Re: Chanel Mini Set

    can u try posting a pic (to drool over, LOL!)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: June 2011

    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.236552743028294.78956.100000207119029&l=27a0de78e3

    having trouble with pic uploads again but I'll try: (Le Labo Ambrette 9 just arrived today!!)
    ...
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    Re: Chanel Mini Set

    WOW!! Where did it come from?? I want it!!
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    Great article! A friend of mine here in Columbus,...

    Great article! A friend of mine here in Columbus, OH had a party for Dress For Success; we were to all bring clothing and perfumes to swap or donate. Thanks for bringing such a great cause to our...
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    oud immortel by byredo parfums

    OUD IMMORTEL is a woody fragrance where patchouli and papyrus are blended to bring smokiness. The tobacco leaves and moss add depth and complexity while the incense and rosewood bring an elegant,...
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Dilemma...

    http://www.chanel.com/en_US/fragrance-beauty/Fragrance-Les-Exclusifs-de-CHANEL-BOIS-DES-ILES-EAU-DE-TOILETTE-SPRAY-88438...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    bought so many great perfumes this trip that I decided to switch things up a bit at Jo Malone in the Wynn and get a candle for kicks:
    ...
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Dilemma...

    drumroll, please...........

    the results are in!


    http://www.chanel.com/en_US/fragrance-beauty/Fragrance-Les-Exclusifs-de-CHANEL-CUIR-DE-RUSSIE-EAU-DE-TOILETTE-SPRAY-88469

    ...
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Dilemma...

    Will do!! These Bellagio SAs are for the birds! BTW, LOVED the SAs at Barneys!!! Ask for Robin Ames or Mona...Hooke me up with a Le Labo, a L'Artisan, and tons of Serge Lutens, Editions De Parfums,...
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Dilemma...

    yes, I haven't even gotten to those 3 yet!! so excited! But, am I making the SAs mad that I keep coming by and spritzing but not buying yet. And how do I get them to give me samples??
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    Les Exclusifs de Dilemma...

    Help! If I had to choose just one here at the Chanel Boutique in the Bellagio, Vegas, which do I take home??? I have tried Gardenia, but I have alot of florals and kinda want something different....
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    Re: Las Vegas, Nevada

    Any Vegas updates??! I'm here!!
  14. Re: What is the most haunting, bewitching and DARK fragrance?

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26130273.jpg
    Ansynthe by Christian Lacroix
    notes: Absinthe, Freesia, Green anise, Orchid, Saffron, Narcissus, Ebony, Musk, Myrrh, Amber
    A BN friend sent me a...
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    Re: Classic, Timeless Fragrances

    I would have said "Coco" right away, but I see you have listed it as your fave oriental. (My fave oriental is Hypnotic Poison.) Next that came to mind as classic, timeless, rich, was No. 5. Saw that...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18 May 2011

    It's that time again...eagerly awaiting the linden trees to blossom across the street! So, been craving:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.5580.jpg
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    Cielle by DSH perfumes

    Top notes: Bergamot, Clementine, Moroccan Neroli
    Middle notes: Cassie Absolute, Centifolia Rose Absolute, Egyptian Jasmine Absolute, Jasmine, Stephanotis, True Mimosa Absolute
    Base notes: Ambrette...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13 May 2011

    Newly arrived at my doorstep last eve:
    DSH's Cielle (Anniversary Limited Edition; Natural)
    https://www.dshperfumes.com/images/scent_images/cielle2.jpg
    Top notes: Bergamot, Clementine, Moroccan...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    https://www.dshperfumes.com/images/scent_images/cielle2.jpg

    DSH Perfumes: Cielle (Anniversary Limited Edition; Natural)

    Top notes: Bergamot, Clementine, Moroccan Neroli
    Middle notes: Cassie...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 10 May 2011

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/10210633.jpg

    I'm reaching for this alot lately: to me it is the scent of a fresh early Spring day....
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    Re: Mothers' Day Thread:

    Anthropologie carries Sula! Thanks, can't wait to try them!
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    Re: Mothers' Day Thread:

    that is so sweet! Awwwww!
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    Mothers' Day Thread:

    Happy Mothers' Day to all us super-moms who smell fab!!
    Hears a MD question: what scents do we love to share with our daughters?
    Me? Well, honestly right now mine are a bit young for most perfumes...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    catching up...bought over spring break; an oldie but goodie. Got a whiff from another mommy at the part...had to ask her what she was wearing. Surprised. I didn't think I liked it any more but I went...
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    Peony Bliss by Terranova

    notes include peony, iris, violet, apple. Clean, fresh floral.
  26. YAY! so excited!! Great Mothers' Day gift...Hint!...

    YAY! so excited!! Great Mothers' Day gift...Hint! Hint!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 4 April 2011

    "An audacious, assertive fragrance, created especially for Coco Chanel by CHANEL Master Perfumer Henri Robert in 1971. A rich blend of floral and green notes, followed by May Rose and Iris from...
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2011

    First of all I am AMAZED at the above pics from The Duc!!! WOW! What a FInd!! Wish we had "flea markets" like that around here! I visited my fave place in Grandview, Earth Elements, and picked up...
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    Re: Today I Bought.... JANUARY 2011 !!!

    http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/love-etc/prod1031319

    can't get pictures to show up anymore...any more suggestions? I am following the BN site's directions exactly
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    Re: Today I Bought.... JANUARY 2011 !!!

    http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/love-etc/prod1031319http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/love-etc/prod1031319
    Love, Etc. by the Body Shop ( I still pop in hoping they will resurrect Heartfelt perfume...
  31. Re: Fragrance preference and one's menstrual cycle

    Hi guys; I came across this thread while researching topics for a series of articles I am writing about hormones and perfumes. If anyone is still interested, check out my recent blog: No. 5 And My...
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    Re: So what did Santa bring you?

    http://www.chanel.com/en_US/fragrance-beauty/Fragrance-N°5-FRAGRANCE-WARDROBE-108660
    I have become Chanel's biggest fan, so this was PERFECT
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    Re: So what did Santa bring you?

    awww how sweet (sniff, sniff:)
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    Re: So what did Santa bring you?

    LOVE Kelly Caleche...got it for my B-day this past Nov. One of those frags where I wish there were more days in the year just to wear it!!
    Jeanie
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    Re: So what did Santa bring you?

    I'll send u a generous sample of Allure (one of my faves n I have 2 bottles!!) for some Eternity...one of my old 90s faves I haven't owned in a while!
    Jeanie
  36. Never thought I could wear Angel: got a sample...

    Never thought I could wear Angel: got a sample This past summer. Turns out, it is GORGEOUS on me in winter weather! Who knew?? And yes, it puts me in the mood to bake! Great idea linking the...
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    Christmas shopping at Walmart

    Now, (eh hem) would never buy "Walmart" fragrances myself...but for the sake of my FRIEND I'm asking, "Any recs out there?"
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    Re: SOTD ~ Wednesday October 13th 2010

    New frag purchase today: my first brand-new box of Creed:

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.4250.jpg

    Closest thing to my beloved long lost Heartfelt I've found: only about $120 more...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October 2010

    Bought my first new-out-of-the-box Creed today: Fleurissimo! It is the closest thing yet to my long lost Heartfelt: If I layerd a bit of Chanel No. 5 Eau Premier on top of my old Heartfelt perfume...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 11th September 2010

    Been sooooooooo busy with school starting and hanging out every weekend we can at the RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL!!! It is awesome fun! Buying some really cool scents, of course! To the masquerade event...
  41. Re: SotD - Friday the 27th of August (Synchronized Givenchy Day)

    Oh Mimi! I used to have Amarige and LOVED it! I had it in the early 90s I think....is it still the same? The only Givenchy in my collection currently is Very Irresistible. I like it, but already...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 22 August

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.6484.jpg

    Per Fragrantica:

    "The perfume encompasses pear, lemon, violet leaves, peony, basil, jasmine and musk. It is characterized as a fragrance...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 22 August

    ooooooooo I love Vegas! Have fun, good luck, and perfume shop til you drop!!
    Jeanie
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    Re: stinky Guerlain!

    Thanks, Guys! Funny thing is, I have tried it again this am and it does smell better...

    Jeanid
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    stinky Guerlain!

    Help! I triumphantly bought Insolence at Nordstrom; it smelled gorgeous "on paper" and the first time I sprayed it (in the car right after the purchase.) 2-3 times I've tried to wear it again and now...
  46. Thread: Peony

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    Re: Peony

    http://img.loccitane.com/fous/FO/img/en-US/Peony/100412-LP-peonyFragrance.jpg

    I gosh no!!! no, please, no! about a week ago the SA at l'occitane assured me it was just an under-production issue,...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday August 8, 2010

    Gave this a test drive today after breezing thru Von Maur...VERY NICE!!

    http://a248.g.akamai.net/7/248/8278/20100212040149/www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P257008/P257008_hero.jpg
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    Re: SotD Friday 06 August

    Discovered Kelly Caleche! My first Hermes...(content sigh)

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26128268.jpg
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    Re: SotD Friday 06 August

    I love Hypnotic Poison, too, Mimi! Just bought it recently, and I always think of Grand Duc too!

    I changed my mind on the Paeonia...trying out a sample of Hermes Kelly Caleche I was given by a...
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    Re: SotD Friday 06 August

    [QUOTE=Le Grand Duc;1899466][CENTER][FONT="Georgia"]IT'S SYNCHRONIZED FRIDAY

    Today we're doing créations
    de Sophia Grojsman

    wow, thanks for the opportunity to study this perfumer, Duke! I had...
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    Re: SOTF Wednesday 04 August 2010

    http://www.orchidscents.com/images/products/Bulbo%20Macranthum%20med.jpg

    This evening I m craving our own DocElly's Luzonica! Wore TerraNova's Rain earlier today..can't find pic.
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    Philadelphia! Need help FAST!!

    Sudden itinerery change!!! Headed for Philly (need cheesesteak) and wanna know if any must-do frag shops
  53. Thread: Columbus, Ohio

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    Re: Columbus, Ohio

    what a coincidence! I just discovered Jeni's yesterday; met my pregnant friend Janet who was craving. Now I'M craving more Jeni's!!! Loved the pear/Riesling, the goat cheese/roasted cherries, and the...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday the 28th of July

    My first Dior: Hypnotic Poison, a stunning oriental vanilla.


    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.219.jpg

    Per Fragrantica.net:Hypnotic Poison by Dior is a oriental vanilla fragrance...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 27 July

    https://www.dshperfumes.com/images/scent_images/EOcolforweb22.jpg

    Wearing this DSH essence oil. it's REALLY cool in that it goes on smelling like nothing but throughout the day evolves into...
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    Re: linden or elder tree blossom

    I like Henri Bendel's "Mimosa" if you happen to have that shop near you....

    Jeanie
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    Re: linden or elder tree blossom

    Linden trees (aka lime blossom trees) line our street. The aroma in the evening this past spring was ethereal, enchanting, heavenly. Jo Malone's "French Lime Blossom" almost perfectly replicated this...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.9303.jpg
    I love TerraNova essence oils! "Jane Saunders founded this company of cosmetics in 1970, first called The Body Shop, and in 1987 renamed in...
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday, 25 July 2010

    Well first may I say "Congrats" to the couple in Hawaii and Happy B-day to the Dayton gal! God's Blessings to you 3!

    Today gave in to my Usher craving, even tho it's waaaaay too hot now. will...
  60. Thread: Best Sillage

    by JeanieE
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    Re: Best Sillage

    Thanks! can't wait to try them all! BTW I once owned vintage chloe, about 20 years ago. Loved it so much I named a cat after it!
  61. Thread: Best Sillage

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    Re: Best Sillage

    Holy Cow Guys!!! Got Guerlain's Insolence today! talk about SILLAGE!!!
    JeanieE
  62. Re: Please Name your Favorite discontinued perfume which you would like to be relaunched !

    Heartfelt, a Body Shop perfume oil from the '80s. Anyone have any??? Will buy it!
    JeanieE
  63. Re: Adding a Guerlain and/or Annick Goutal today...recs?

    BTW ended the day with:


    Thanks all!

    JeanieE
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.219.jpg
    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.219.jpg
    which has some new notes for me: including allspice, tuberose, and almond (and I love...
  65. Re: Adding a Guerlain and/or Annick Goutal today...recs?

    This might turn into a "today I bought"...pulled a typical Jeanie, that is went n for a Guerlain or an AG and came ou with a Dior!!
  66. Adding a Guerlain and/or Annick Goutal today...recs?

    :happy:Gonna expand the 'drobe today! Thinking of getting my first Guerlain or Annick Goutal. Want female frag. only. Don't care for Shalimar. Lay it on me, BNers!!

    JeanieE
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    Re: SotD Friday 23 July

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.5383.jpg
    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.5383.jpg

    Citron de Vigne by Fresh; I think this is the first time I've worn it alone and it is...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    After reading some reviews (all over, not just BN) I re-visited Bath and Body Works after blowing them off a few weeks ago: everything smelled cheap to me (probably since I've joined BN and learned a...
  69. Thread: peonile

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    peonile

    Anyone have experience using oils to dilute peonile?
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    Re: Losing one's sense of smell

    I know this is not the place to be providing medical advice (but hey, congress thinks I should work for free anyway!) Has he tried intranasal steroids (Nasacort, Flonase, etc.) long -term ? They can...
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    Re: Losing one's sense of smell

    Good news: no need to lump all "nose sprays" into one evil category. Treatment for allergic rhinitis such as the prescription drugs Flonase, Nasacort, etc, as well as the OTC SinuCleanse system (neti...
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    Re: Natural and Subtle Fragrances

    "I would love a really great fresh floral that won't make me feel lousy. "

    Try this up-and-comer Artisan perfumer: www.orchidscents.comhttp://www.orchidscents.com

    I especially love Javonica.
    ...
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    Re: Natural and Subtle Fragrances

    "I would love a really great fresh floral that won't make me feel lousy. "

    Try this up-and-comer Artisan perfumer: www.orchidscents.comhttp://www.orchidscents.com

    I especially love Javonica.
    ...
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    Re: favorite jo malone?

    French Lime Blossom!!! (I love linden.) I absolutely CRAVE this frag! It is also heavenly layered with her orange blossom one....
  75. Re: Which rose-dominant scents have good longevity?

    I second this: sampled Rose Bulgare at Saks around lunch time today and still smelling it!!!!
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    SOTD forum closed early tonight?

    hey...what happened? Didn't have a chance to put in my SOTDs this evening: it's only 10:30. Last night I think I posted later that this.

    JeaniE
  77. Thread: Freesia

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    Freesia

    is this kinds crisp and cool?
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    SotD Tuesday 13 July

    DSH's perfume essense oil "Egyptian Musk." more sillage and-or projection than most perfume oils. Bought several samples on her website; trying out her line of "skin scents." they are beautiful! This...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12th July, 2010

    YES!! You Got it!!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12th July, 2010

    Fragrance Notes per Fragrantica:

    top notes: citrus, peony

    middle notes: rose, osmanthus

    base notes: patch., sandlewood;

    sounds beautiful and simple: and I'm wearing it tonight after my...
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    Tapatalk Troubles

    Is there something wrong with my iPhone? I can see others' threads, replies, etc., but cannot add to them on Tapatalk....or am I overlooking some button/function?
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    GREEN THUMBS: how does your garden grow?

    What are some wonderfully fragrant, yet hardy and easy-to-grow, flowers you'd recommend for perfumery? I'm in central Ohio, by the way.
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    Re: Why is SOTD in 2 places on BN?

    Thanks, Paul. Yes, even tho I'm new on BN I think I'd prefer the "old" way too; I am frequently posting to the "missing fragrances" forum.
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    Why is SOTD in 2 places on BN?

    Why do we have both a daily forum thread re: SOTD and also the "Post as my scent of the day" function via directory or wardrobe?
  85. Thread: Best Sillage

    by JeanieE
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    Best Sillage

    When I wear perfume I want to SMELL it! What female fragrance has the best sillage...a real show-stopper, head-turner that gets women NOTICED (in a good way!)
  86. Thread: osmanthus

    by JeanieE
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    osmanthus

    anyone with a description of this? Got a sample of Issey Miyale Summer 2010 and wondering if osmanthus is the unusual note I'm getting here...
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    Some new Henri Bendels

    Had to try the CRAZY combo "Grapefruit and Vetiver," just to see HOW that is possible! How can that NOT be a train wreck??? Well, it was actually pretty cool. Distinctly 2-layered, as you'd expect,...
  88. L'Eau d'Issey Eau d'Été Summer Edition by Issey Miyake 2010

    L'Eau d'Issey Eau d'Été Summer Edition
    by Issey Miyake (2010)

    Heavenly: scored sample at Sephora today:D
  89. Thread: Peony

    by JeanieE
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    Re: Peony

    Hey, Heartwood: not sure what's going on out West, but here all the l'occitanes are sold out of Peony EDT! Also sold out on the website. No one can tell me if it is being discontinued or simply there...
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    Disappearing Reviews

    Help! Newbie here, again. :huh: Been writing reviews for about 4 weeks now, and, yes, I read that it takes longer than that to get published (if it is appropriate), but up until about a week ago I...
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    White Scottie Dog Bottle

    Cleaned out Mom's house: she collected Scottish Terrier statues, etc. I recently discovered the head comes off one and it's a perfume bottle!! Any ideas what this is or how old???

    JeanieE
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    very hollywood Michael Kors

    Very Hollywood Michael Kors is part of a sample pack from Sephora (eau de Girl); sampled it in Macy's as well...remember liking it but need to try it again before describing it
  93. Thread: Beeswax Note

    by JeanieE
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    Re: Beeswax Note

    Thanks so much, all! I've enjoyed hunting down and sampling as many of he recs. as I can find. Any suggestions where I can go to sample Miel de Bois, Serge Lutens Feminite du Bois, Jo Malone French...
  94. Thread: Beeswax Note

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    Re: Beeswax Note

    so excited to go shopping and try these!!
  95. Thread: Beeswax Note

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    Re: Beeswax Note

    discontinued :(
  96. Thread: Beeswax Note

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    Beeswax Note

    Looking for female frag with prominent beeswax note in it....any ideas?
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    Re: Seductive fragrance

    Lady Morgan, why? what's different about Fragrantica?
  98. "Perfumer's Alcohol" smelled like rubbing alcohol

    at Earth Elements in Columbus, OH. Is that how it's supposed to smell? It really seems to affect /change the FOs and EOs I have tried to add. Otherwise was an awesome store.
  99. Thread: Columbus, Ohio

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    Re: Columbus, Ohio

    Earth Elements at Grandview and 5th Ave. in Grandview Heights area of Columbus: Huge lists of EOs and FOs; burners/diffusers and high-end candles, skin care products. Will custom-make perfumes/blend...
  100. Thread: Peony

    by JeanieE
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    Peony

    by l'occitane...lovely
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