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    Sticky: Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    I've decided to use oil for now, heh.
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    Sticky: Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Thanks so much, Chris!! Going to talk with friend who works at a liquor store and get info on availability of a higher ABV here. Next, moonshine!
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    Sticky: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Thank you so much, Chris!! I should have mentioned what I'm using, fragrance oils from Perfumer's Apprentice - no natural oils at all, I have no problem with synthetics. It seems like a good place...
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    Sticky: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Forgive me for not reading all 149 posts. :) I have a question or two! I want to make a simple sandalwood, violet, musk and vanilla concoction, nothing complicated. I want to use an alcohol base...
  5. Re: Breaking News: Peccato Originale (Original Sin) Iniezione di Morfina (Morphine Injection)

    Yep, it is pretty sad indeed.
  6. Re: Breaking News: Peccato Originale (Original Sin) Iniezione di Morfina (Morphine Injection)

    It doesn't bother me, if people think that addicts are created or encouraged in their addiction by seeing and/or buying over priced perfume they are pretty naive. This sort of marketing doesn't...
  7. Re: Fragrances reminiscent of baby powder? (Suggestions for a friend)

    argh yet again I reply to a years old thread. I must learn to check that even if it's bumped it doesn't mean it's current....or to actually look at the date heh.
  8. Re: Fragrances reminiscent of baby powder? (Suggestions for a friend)

    Shalimar is an odd suggestion when the OP didn't want "dirty" the leather note alone disqualifies it imo. I would stick with Guerlain though, Shalimar Initial L'eau is just straight up light baby...
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    Re: Mandarin and Patchouli?

    You can get it on eBay, it's been discontinued. It's very sugary in a plastic way, orange and sugar, I never got much patch in it at all.

    I agree most with the Lush Karma suggestion.
  10. Raidell, I came here to say Minecraft as well. :o...

    Raidell, I came here to say Minecraft as well. :o Quick, before MS ruins it.
  11. This looks gorgeous! Hopefully it's much better...

    This looks gorgeous! Hopefully it's much better than their last, Essence Aromatique wasn't great. Their first though is to die for gorgeous.
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    Re: Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    Nice cndscentguy!! I noticed they ship to Canada now on their site but it's pretty pricey + brokerage.
  13. Re: My fragrances hardly ever sell on here....What am I, chopped liver ?

    I also apologize for being a little snippy. I don't think most here are cheap, but I certainly am myself so I wasn't offended I just don't think that's what's going in here. I'm glad you're looking...
  14. Re: My fragrances hardly ever sell on here....What am I, chopped liver ?

    I probably don't need to post but this struck a nerve. People here are clearly not cheap lol and I can only imagine you've just further discouraged buying your items. JiveHippo is spot on, that...
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    Re: Looking for some dirt cheap blind buys

    Why not try Roma Uomo for men by Laura Biagiotti?
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    Re: Gucci Rush reformulated ?

    This scent is loud indeed, my sample wasn't fake, I'm sure. I just think this is a very difficult fragrance to describe. I think TS is out to lunch on this one (and many). It's probably not fake...
  17. How is there "nothing to read here"? Some of us...

    How is there "nothing to read here"? Some of us don't live in the UK or know everything that goes on in the perfume world. Some of us get that knowledge...here. And, it is unique...in the sense...
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    Re: Way Off Scenter

    I'm loving these reviews! :D Thank you!
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    Re: No great men's fragrances anymore?

    This only serves to make the mainstream fragrance user feel bad about himself...taking a page out of women's magazines - manufacture a deficit which needs to be rectified by guess what...buying a new...
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    Re: Need help with blind date fragrance!!

    editing: :s wrong topic. I sure hope this went well...9 years ago.
  21. Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    Pharrell Williams is not only talented (I mainly listen to him infused with Daft Punk, didn't know the Happy song until my 13 year old showed me on youtube) he's also a good person. I am amazed at...
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    Re: Chandler Burr: S02E02

    I came to the forums to see if anyone was talking about this, got an email today as well. I do think this one is sold out. "Edition of 75" "Only a limited number of bottles will be produced and,...
  23. Re: I am convinced that I am just an ordinary guy, and basenotes probable is too deep for me.

    I hear you OP. I don't see specific fragrances being promoted over others, but definitely there's a niche is better attitude here. I also don't find the forums very new comer friendly and rarely...
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    Re: similar to mr. zoggs sex wax?

    Crystal Noir by Versace http://www.basenotes.net/ID26123595.html (from what I've read) can be considered unisex. Has a tonne of coconut and is totally accessible. GL!
  25. Love this! What a great idea!

    Love this! What a great idea!
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    Re: Where can I purchase vials/samples?

    myperfumesamples.com is legit. Their customer service leaves a bit to be desired sometimes but with half a dozen orders only one had a mishap that was their doing, they shipped me someone else'...
  27. Thread: Rare Notes

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    Re: Rare Notes

    Isn't that pomegranate, not cranberry?
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    Re: What is the best, powdery mimosa fragrance??

    Petit Guerlain. 26263
  29. Re: Are drunk reviews the future of the fragrance community?

    I cannot believe this was taken seriously. The reviewer clearly has a sense of humour and many didn't get the joke. I am enjoying some of his videos. I don't watch many reviewers, Katie and the...
  30. Re: Help - new fragrance wanted with longevity & projection, my current one is Love Chloe.

    Love, Chloe has an amazing longevity, such a gorgeous scent, too.

    Have you tried Sara Jessica Parker's Lovely? It's musky and long lasting on me. :)
  31. Re: Is it my imagination, or does Lauder's Youth Dew smell like a twin sister of YSL's Opium?

    If it's for speed maybe consider the swath of new comers who might not know what these things mean. Saw TV in a review, still don't know what that means either. I'm honestly not going to PM that...
  32. Re: Is it my imagination, or does Lauder's Youth Dew smell like a twin sister of YSL's Opium?

    Thank you, cacio!

    lol LADDM rings a bell but I don't know what it is heh. TL or ELDO neither. I know GIT, though...yay me!
  33. Re: Is it my imagination, or does Lauder's Youth Dew smell like a twin sister of YSL's Opium?

    Sorry to necro a long dead thread, but wth is "LHB"?? I'm thinking L'heure bleue but can't imagine people feel it is similar to Youth Dew, Opium or Cinnabar. Also, what does "JHL" mean? People do...
  34. Re: Which scents have you discovered that you wish you had known about- the "Ah Ha" frags

    I had only had a couple scents consistently for 15 years until July 2013 when I decided to try a different perfume...wanted something like Obsesson so I started with Moschino Moschino then Cartier...
  35. Re: Stereotypical "Feminine" Bottles, Packaging: Irritating? Offensive? Humiliating?

    You totally missed the point of this thread.
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    Re: Clean fragrances

    Prada Infusion d'Homme
  37. Re: Does my paid subscription take time to take effect?

    Ack, sorry, I missed all the activity here. I do no longer see ads, thank you!
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    Re: Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    If anyone wants the places I've been using, I'm PM-able, I won't be following this any longer.
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    Re: Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    I have a few places I've been using, nothing priced as well or with the same awesome selection but close, I can PM them to you if you like? :) One is even in Canada and has really great service.
  40. Re: Midnight Poison/ Dior Addict Has Been Discontinued

    The relatively new Miss Dior Le Parfum, to me, has a strong Midnight Poison vibe. I think this is why they discontinued it. Better marketing, slightly less patch (more mainstream), better packaging...
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    Re: La Panthère by Cartier

    This bottle is gorgeous. If it is a fruity floral, that sucks, but the bottle is totally sweet.
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    Re: Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    Your 5k plus :huh: is a drop in the bucket. Canada is 10x smaller than the US we are a tiny market, we are not the second largest country in the world lol. We are a very small country with a large...
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    Re: Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    And, why should Canadians be their priority? We are not entitled to their services. I am terribly disappointed as well but trust they are working on it. And, if not, there are other places to...
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    Re: 2 new fragrances from guerlain -- warning

    That is assuming the shampoo has the same scent as the powder, I'm not sure it does. At the very least, it's more soapy.
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    Re: 2 new fragrances from guerlain -- warning

    Great point!


    I have it in the old bottle, I think it’s a few years old now. I still haven’t reviewed it because I’m still getting to know all the notes and stuff and what it is I’m actually...
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    Re: 2 new fragrances from guerlain -- warning

    I love the scent, I would have picked up a pink one for myself at that price, possibly. I wouldn't buy it for a child though but not at all at that cost no matter. thankfully I have an almost full...
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    Re: 2 new fragrances from guerlain -- warning

    Is it really popular in the US, too? The whole thing is a misstep. Lovely fragrance and bottles, colours not so much. Then, you add the price....
  48. Re: Article: The Shoe Fits - an interview with Thierry Wasser

    I called a blogger out on misinformation, a video game writer, he told me he's not a journalist and he can say whatever he likes, truth or not. There is FAR too much of this attitude in blogging.
  49. Re: Article: "It's All Because Of Tom Ford" - The London Launch Of Thameen

    "When asked which fragrance houses he admires, he shakes his head. "Unfortunately, I don't remember most of them, because they have very strange names. But there's a brand called Byredo and one...
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    Re: Strongest Fragrance You Ever Smelled?

    Yep, me too! Jessica Simpson Fancy Nights was so strong as well. At least Amber Sultan smells nice!


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  51. Re: Perfumes prices extravagance: East vs West from the sublime to ridiculous

    1000x this. I wear what I like and I have tried a lot (niche, how can you not given the rabid adoration?) and decided long ago I can smell really nice with a variety of reasonably priced scents. ...
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    Re: Most Satisfying Fragrance

    It has to be l'heure bleue for me as well. It's just simply perfect. It's unique, pretty, versatile - I wear it when I'm going out and want a comforting and uplifting scent with me.


    Sent from...
  53. Re: Does anyone mix different fragrances to make the signature scent?

    I've been layering Obsession and Mitsouko and I love it. One day I just wanted to warm my Mitsouko up now I'm addicted to the two scents mixed now.


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  54. Re: Christmas gift - Sweet perfume like Flowerbomb or La vie est belle

    Sweet Guerlains would include Petite Robe Noire and Shalimar Initial (got a compliment on this tonight at dinner). Those you listed weren't very sweet choices. :). Xmas has passed though, what did...
  55. Re: Does my paid subscription take time to take effect?

    I might as well put this question here as well. As a paid user i have the option to shut off ads and this is one of the reasons I paid but I have shut them off and they are still there.
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    Re: 'Fruity' for a teenage girl

    I wouldn't blind buy Jlow or Spears. Try first for sure, but they are really synthetic smelling to me.

    My fav fruity sweet scents:
    Dior Addict - vanilla and berries
    Guerlain Petite Robe Noire...
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    Re: Gift for the lady who loves Aromatics Elixir

    Read through and was going to recommend this one if no one else had so I'll just add a +2.
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    Re: Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    I ordered and then not two days later I tried again and had no options to ship to Canada any longer. I asked them what was up and they got back to me right away, with this vague answer. But, it's...
  59. Re: Does my paid subscription take time to take effect?

    Thank you so much!

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    I have the icon here now but nothing I do indicates I'm a paid user. Reviews aren't showing up, etc.

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    ah, I have to resubmit...
  60. Does my paid subscription take time to take effect?

    Am supposed to be a BNPlus member now but nope. My account still acts like I didn't pay a thing.
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