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    Re: First perfume - what to add?

    besides what has been suggested, I would also add some NEROLIDOL as well
  2. Thread: Loss of smell

    by Godmu
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    Re: Loss of smell

    sorry to hear this,
    it might be you have developed some polyps, the ENT will be able to see
    IF this is the case, there is not much to do about it; they might shrink on their own, or need to be...
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    Re: Top note help for Jasmin green apple

    tried some Applelide?
  4. Re: Cannabis Accord formula / recipe help / critique

    good to know
  5. Re: Cannabis Accord formula / recipe help / critique

    you may want to try some Methyl Pamplemousse as well, which I find has a weedy aspect by itself
  6. Thread: Ether oil

    by Godmu
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    Re: Ether oil

    as far as I know Dimethylether is not poisonous
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    Re: Cold sea fragrance.

    you can try some
    Seaweed Abs, Scentenal, Timbersilk, Benzyl Salicilate, Oakmoss and a bit of C-12 MNA

    and see where you can go from there
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    Re: Civet & castoreum

    I wont be using it as 10% of my final fragrance ;-)
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    Re: Civet & castoreum

    I keep my castoreum at 10%
    and my civet at 1%

    I feel that castoreum adds more warmth and volume and blends well with ambery basenote where civet is more pronounced and pierces through if not...
  10. Sticky: Re: Stickies are mainly gone, but please read this one

    still an issue
  11. Thread: Elemi

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    Re: Elemi

    thnx for the info !
  12. Thread: Elemi

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    Elemi

    Hi,
    can anyone tell me the difference between Elemi Resinoid (10% dillution on PellWall)
    and the Elemi Heart Robertet (on Perfumersupply house)
    scentwise, behavior, place in the perfume?
  13. Thread: Holiday reading

    by Godmu
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    Re: Holiday reading

    bought these as well
  14. Re: Aldehydes that work well with cedar and patchouly

    besides the aldehydes, maybe you could try some clary sage
  15. Re: Young lady on Youtube whipping up some PantyDropper

    aura cleansing ...
    gimme more!
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    Re: Incense Materials

    Boswellia Carterii CO2
    Elemi
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    Re: Main oils in Paco Rabanne One Million?

    looks like you're 200% sure ...
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    Re: I need the help of a perfumist/"nose"

    It was the Butler, in the Dining Room, with the Datura extract.
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    Re: Maturing Essential Oils With Light?

    before you experiment, read this

    "Influence of the exposure to light on extra virgin olive oil

    An experimental investigation was carried out to study the influence that exposure to light has on...
  20. Thread: oud firbest ?

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    Re: oud firbest ?

    I think it's the same, renamed
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    Re: The Amazing Trace-Elements Thread

    has anyone ever worked with cadaverine?
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    Re: My first formula need suggestions

    seeing your formula, you could do with some green tea I guess
    along with some Nerolidol to bind things together
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    Re: White Oud Formula? Help very appreciated!

    the floral aspect may come from BENZYL ACETONE,
    which is used to add depth and realism to oud recreations (info from Pell Wall)
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    Re: Link to great blog/aroma profiles

    nice
  25. Re: What fragrances are you working on at the moment and the thoughts behind them?

    nice to hear the wedding perfumes are a succes, must give you an amazing boost
  26. Re: What fragrances are you working on at the moment and the thoughts behind them?

    I'll need it ... ;)
  27. Re: What fragrances are you working on at the moment and the thoughts behind them?

    lol
  28. Re: What fragrances are you working on at the moment and the thoughts behind them?

    i'm going for a green airy opening (the early morning misty path in the outskirts, to the burial ground)
    accompanied by some white florals
    going to a somewhat earthy ending

    (still in early stage)
  29. Re: What fragrances are you working on at the moment and the thoughts behind them?

    I'm working on:

    1/ something (loosely) based on
    Gucci Pour Homme I and Gucci Pour Homme II,
    2 of my favorite perfumes.
    Not a recreation, merely an impression

    2/ a frankincense "overloaded"...
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    Re: Amber - Real Amber...

    nice!

    how long did it take to make it this far?
  31. Thread: Opium

    by Godmu
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    Re: Opium

    I found opium to have a balsamic herbal milky scent with a slightly sweet edge,
    somewhat airy, somawhat dense

    I guess you could use some opoponax
    in fact the YSL Opium has opoponax in it ...
  32. Re: Any good suppliers for Indian attars and Choyas?

    the choya nakh I have, is the one from PA

    to me it smells like used electronics
    somewhat dusty smoky heated metal & plastics
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    Re: amber woody top notes??

    amboryl acetate
    dihydro ambrate
    koavone
    mysore acetate
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    Re: Blotters versus my skin

    actually I don't understand why everyone is so focused on the skin aspect
    when I spray a perfume I never apply this on my skin (directly)
    most gets on my clothes, some on my skin, so only a bit...
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    Re: Creamy, powdery note.

    coumarin
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    Re: how to add diffusion without sweetness?

    orivone
  37. Re: Please help me fill in voids in my first EDT

    Clonal (AC), ginger absolute, nerolidol (AC)
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    Re: How to "dress" Styrallyl Acetate?

    try some vernaldehyde

    Givaudan:
    "Herbal, Natural, Green, Aldehydic, Fresh
    Vernaldehyde has a fresh, green, mountain air character and blends very well with aldehydic citrus and woody...
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    Re: Fir absolute basenotes

    maybe you could try some beta ionone
  40. Re: Have you ever had a traumatic experience with certain material? * ULTRAZUR*

    pour some cadaverine over it, the eggs will be gone ;-)
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    Re: How to do a champagne base ?

    try a trace of cognac oil (like pears suggested) mix in a bit of methyl pamplemousse, nerolidol and vernaldehyde
    maybe some theaspirane as well
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    Re: Acqua Di Parma Colonia

    https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Acqua-di-Parma/Essenza-di-Colonia-9829.html
  43. Re: Apple Blossom Fragrance Oil, Plus Ambergris, Agarwood, Civet and Castoreum, too!

    have you checked perfumers apprentice?
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    Re: Linden blossom/ Lime flower

    you could give Precyclemone B a try
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    Re: making dried tea accord

    There is also GREEN TEA Givco
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    Re: What do they use in perfumes as saffron?

    oh, my mistake, did not know that, now I do ...
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    Re: What do they use in perfumes as saffron?

    safranal
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    Re: Blenders in Aventus

    try some nerolidol
  49. Re: Smoother/blender/ rounder to citrus and florals, aside of hedoin

    try some nerolidol and benzyl salicylate
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    Re: New niche fragrance

    I placed an order !
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    Re: Single Greatest Perfume In History

    maybe I haven't sniffed enough perfumes (in full) to contribute ...

    can't decide:

    Gucci pour Homme (2003)
    Myrrh Imperiale / Armani (2013)
    Oud Imperiale / Perris (2012)
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    Re: Do NOT BUY from iFragranceIndia

    I just wonder about things like NAGARMOTHA, which is indigenous to India

    are these "fake" too?
    can they be the real thing?
    or merely a dilluted form of the oil?
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    Re: How long can a DIY fragrance last?

    I had one, on the blotter could still smell it after 12 days
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    Re: Recreating a Cedar Chest Scent?

    try some

    cedrol
    cedryl acetate
    nerolidol
    benzoin tincture
    timbersilk
    palisandin
    cashmeran
    cinnamon leaf
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    Re: A good citrus note

    add some Nerolidol
  56. Thread: green fixative

    by Godmu
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    Re: green fixative

    galbanum Res could help perhaps
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    Re: Newb question on note classification

    I find this THB system lacking, since all talk about longevity to classify, but there is much more to it.
    For some AC base notes are already in the top/heart, even though they get classified as...
  58. Re: how can i increase diffusion longevity and silage on my perfumes ??

    lol
  59. Re: HELP / RANT: Where to buy quality ingredients for perfume making?

    lol
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    Re: Always been curious: formula for Dragon's Blood?

    not sure what you are talking about, but Dragons Blood is a pure product (deamonorops, draecena, croton ...) not a blend of other stuff.

    but if you want to recreate it, you might want to start...
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    Re: The man of the night

    I guess "persil" is meant to be Parsley
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    Re: question on a very dry cedarwood

    you can always mix in some powdery stuff for dryness
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    Re: Men's - Cypress/Cedar/Veviter/Pepper?

    no it's an Aroma Chemical
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    Re: Men's - Cypress/Cedar/Veviter/Pepper?

    Mahagonate might be something you could use here

    Creating Perfume discribes it like this:
    "Woody dry clean aroma. patchouli, herbal, mahogany, pepper, laurel leaf, wood."
    ...
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    Re: Flower is destroying top note - Help!

    maybe something like tangerinol
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    Re: Fixative for Dorinia sa e

    maybe some Peonile
  67. Thread: a v h p n y

    by Godmu
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    a v h p n y

    I wish all DIY people out here
    a very happy productive new year!

    may your formulas turn out great
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    Re: is anyone use Indian company?

    without an evaluation of a chemical lab it is difficult to know

    some things have to be kept in mind before discarting india companies as bad, regarding price
    they have a lower manufacturing cost...
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    Re: any experience with aldron?

    haha

    "look there is filousoph, pour sweaty man!"
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    Re: Butter CO2's problem

    :)





    .
  71. Re: Lyral, Atranol & Chloroatranol (Oakmoss) now finally prohibited by EU Legislation! Any Ideas?

    actually we should start 2 lists,
    one to make notice about some future problem ingredients,
    and one with stuff to replace them (and these now forbidden)
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    Re: cedarwood replacer

    cedrol
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    Poll: Re: The Future of ParfumPro

    I work on both ...
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    Re: Help with a woodsy/spicy champaca perfume

    thats quite a big change …
    I would reconsider this, and put some Abs back, and lower the EO
    I suggested the EO because of the Abs
    maybe you need to know, you don't need to use BIG amounts,...
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    Re: Help with a woodsy/spicy champaca perfume

    . :)
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    Re: any experience with aldron?

    you know him personal? :)
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    Re: Help with a woodsy/spicy champaca perfume

    I would lower the Methyl diantilis, Guaic wood and Helonial

    try adding some Frankincense EO and Nerolidol
    and maybe some Ginger ABS



    1 part aromachemicals to 9 parts alcohol = 10%
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    Re: Base Notes vs. Middle Notes

    does not work ...
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    Re: Base Notes vs. Middle Notes

    at some times I feel like I'm moving foreward in this deep web of fragrantic entanglement
    yes, sometimes ...

    now seeing this graphic illustration, I see this is some kind of illusion
    I don't...
  80. Thread: Pre-diluting

    by Godmu
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    Re: Pre-diluting

    Jojoli has HAIRWATER as well
    and this is a good alternative!
    I use it …

    https://www.jojoli.nl/cosmetisch-haarwater-1-l?search=haarwater
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    Re: Merry -sweet scent- Christmas :)

    page not found

    there is an "e" missing at the end!

    lf-my-2017-xmas-woody-perfume
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    Re: Google search error

    I hope it gets fixed soon
  83. Re: Sylvamber in a minimalistic formula & other questions

    why not mix some Iso E Super + Timbersilk + Sylvamber + Ambroxan as a base starting point

    and add some cedar to your liking
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    Re: Dilute by volume or dilute by weight?

    but does this not mean you have to know the specific gravity of the "oil" you need to dilute as well?
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    Re: Synthetic fruit oils for perfume

    pellwall
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    Re: Small amounts of Oudh available

    Thank you Jeroen !
    my package arrived today
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    Re: Commiphora Opobalsamum / Balm of Mecca

    there are over 200 Commiphora

    http://www.theplantlist.org/browse/A/Burseraceae/Commiphora/
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    Re: An unusual fragrance note: Theaspirane

    maybe it changed over time,
    when are those notes taken?



    I know the feeling ...
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    Re: An unusual fragrance note: Theaspirane

    thnx julian for taking the effort
    did not read about that teatree note, so it's good to know it's there, not exactly what I want
    I like teatree on its own, not really as a perfume note
    but then...
  90. Thread: Viridiflorol

    by Godmu
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    Re: Viridiflorol

    I hope your china deal turns out well
  91. Re: Community Collaboration Mini Game; Theme Book Scent

    don't trust a word I say
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    Re: An unusual fragrance note: Theaspirane

    thnx for the replies Julian and Paul

    Pell Wall has it for a reasonable price

    I just wondered if using it at 10% could ruin the mix, since GS recommends it smelling at 1% and so maybe I need to...
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    Re: An unusual fragrance note: Theaspirane

    is this a powerful AC?
    goodscents recommends smelling it at 1%

    how to use this ?
    in traces or not?
  94. Re: Community Collaboration Mini Game; Theme Book Scent

    you may want to look into some orris root for dry powdery aspects
    and some costus for some musty effect
    even some frankincense
    maybe some green tea
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    Re: A message from Arcadi Boix Camps and new book

    many thnx, opensource400
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    Re: New Smelly Game: Incense - Pre-Discussion Thread

    maybe some white musk, to me that smells kinda young(er)
    don't add lavender or iris/violet

    and like said before, more freshness
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    Re: Dark, heavy and manly aroma chemicals

    Nice!
    you cover a lot!
  98. Thread: Benzoin gum.

    by Godmu
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    Re: Benzoin gum.

    I don't know what that powdered resin is, but I know the resinoid can be dissolved quite easily in ethanol or DPG at 50%
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    Re: Dark, heavy and manly aroma chemicals

    I just wonder what you people (who refer to sound) consider dark music
    give examples I'm curious
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    Re: oud fireco: worth for it?

    I think it's the same
    the Firmenich website has only one oud entry, so my guess is they changed the name

    or maybe the changed the formula ànd the name




    could be wrong, haven't smelled...
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