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    Re: What is your tallest bottle?

    Cadillac and Rive Gauche, Gauche is appox 2-3 mm taller.
    Personall I hate tall bottle because they don,t fit in my ("scents-scrines" [hope this is the correct ord, if not please tell what it shoul...
  2. Re: What's the darkest scent that you know? And with dark I mean SUPER-DARK!!!

    Encre Noire and Carbone ve Balmain
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    Re: Zirh Ikon appreciation thread

    I happen to enjoy Ikon, but as I have said before, in this thread, longevity (on me) is very very poor. Numerous other scent as well. My skin seems to eat scents.
    I really want to try to wear Ikon...
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    Re: Who Shops With FragranceX - Feedback?

    One of the best along with fragranceshop in my opinion. To rely on, fast delivery, good service and nice postage charges
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    Re: All I want for Christmas is...

    Burberry London (I have already bought it) ;)
  6. Thread: Zino - Heritage

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    Re: Zino - Heritage

    It also feels to me as there is a herb-note that disturbs me, but again, I'm not sure... It just feels like it very well could be. Or it could off course be a mix.
    Is clary sage used in many scents...
  7. Thread: Zino - Heritage

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    Zino - Heritage

    I finally been able to try Heritage... But there is ONE special and very characteristic note here that are very similar (must be the same note) in Zino. Especially at the opening. After awhile the...
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    Re: Zino by Davidoff

    Same here, but only worse.... Rose? Not at all in my bottle. I am sure I've had the reformulated one because I just can't understand all the "fuzz" for it. Sorry... One of my worst blind buys ever!...
  9. Re: What Are the Most Under-Hyped Fragrances in Your Opinion?

    Agree! If you are talking different, this is it;) Took me awhile to appreciate it. Strange this one don't get more attention.
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    Re: To finish out a house collection or not...

    I find Arabian Nights to be way too feminine... and too sweet as well. But the others I have tried; excellent
  11. Re: What fragrance do you reach for when your feeling rude?

    Carbone de Balmain;)
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    Re: What's your comfort scent?

    Celine Fever. Off course;)

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    Celine Fever. Off course;)
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    Re: Avons Best Men's Fragrance

    Ironman is not bad at all, but after awhile you get so tired of it!!!
    Herve Leger homme is another good scent (in fact it reminds me a little of Azzaros Visit) in the beginning. In fact I feel this...
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    Re: CheapSmells Experiences?

    Ordered three times from then. Absolutely no problem. Fast delivery (to Norway) fair postage-prices as well. Very safe place to buy.
  15. Re: Which male fragrances have you smelled on females?

    Live Jazz. On my wife;)
  16. Re: the ugliest, tackiest, naffiest (i know, i know) design of perfume bottles and boxes

    This one;
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121296.html
    Mostly, but not only, because of that awful, cheap plastic on the top of it!
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    Re: Similar scent(s) to Ungaro III ?

    I personally find Ungaro III to be a good scent, and can't find anything comparable. Zino? oh no... Sorry...
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    Re: PIERRE BALMAIN - Carbone De Balmain

    I find a petrol-note in it. It's true;) Do I like it? Give me a year and I'll may find out... it's a very very special scent- Longevity is ok.
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    Re: Inexpensive strong

    Bogart Pour Homme - unbelievable strong (and very good too)
  20. Thread: Bogart Question

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    Re: Bogart Question

    I think it is this one:
    http://www.cheapsmells.com/viewProduct.php?id=26513

    Though I'm not sure because the bottles are different... Can someone confirm this?

    - - - Updated - - -

    You...
  21. Just stupid. Absolutely stupid!

    Just stupid. Absolutely stupid!
  22. Re: Wanted Spicy, Dirty, NO sweetness, at $100 or less. Suggestions please.

    In my opinion, absolutely not. Ikon is a good scent, but on me the longevity is really bad. You might also like Azzaro Visit, very good longevity and sillage/projection.
  23. Re: The fragance that is "always with you "," in your mind ' ', " you never forget " ( 1 )

    Azzaro Visit, hard to find a good substitute for that one (if possible at all).
  24. Re: How is Dirty English similar to Gucci Pour Homme 1? What about Michael Kors?

    I don't find any similarities. I agree with JiveHippo, out of these three; Michael Kors definitely.
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    Re: Yatagan x Marijuana: did you get the vibe?

    Fully agree;)
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    Kouros and Le Male. Yuck!
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    One Man Show vs One Man Show Gold

    As a pretty big fan of some of the scents from Bogart; Witness, CityTower and Bogart Pour Homme, I have a question about One Man Show Gold Edition.

    I did not like the original One Man Show at all,...
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    Re: Bogart pour homme:A dissapointment

    This is strange, because Bogart Pour Homme is a sillage/projection and longevity beast to me. Among the rather few scents I really really notice on myself and by others as well (so I've been told...)...
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    Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Bogart Arabian Nights. Absolutely feminine and should be marketed for it as well.
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    Re: What's happening at ebay?

    No, Opera when the problem occured.. No other browsers shows any messages like that....
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    Re: What's happening at ebay?

    IMPORTANT:
    I think I may have found a way out of this (if not for ever, but temporarely)...
    Hint: Browser ;)
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    Re: What's happening at ebay?

    Yes, I was afraid of exactly that... Sh... what now with my hobby? I am from Norway, but as I said this has never happened before today. Well well well;(
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    What's happening at ebay?

    This is strange, but have any of you been getting this message when trying to watch an item? Never happened before today:

    "Unfortunately, access to this particular listing or item has been blocked...
  34. Re: Special scents/special notes, hate/love whatever...

    Could you or someone please send me a link to this one. I can't find it.... maybe I have written it wrong when searching
  35. Re: Special scents/special notes, hate/love whatever...

    Thank you so much for all suggestions. In fact I've tried quite much of them, and I do agree that most of them are what I asked for.

    Things I'm going to try based on your suggestions:
    Zirh...
  36. Special scents/special notes, hate/love whatever...

    Right now i'm so tired of the mainstream scents (well quite awhile actually) citrus, aquatics, whatever mainstream means right now, I think you maybe know what I mean...

    I'm out looking for...
  37. Re: Head's Up for All: My Yahoo Email Account was Hacked

    No reason to get paranoid, but... I don't like this:

    http://google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?tpl=safari&site=www.basenotes.net&hl=nb-no
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    Carbone de Balmain - opinions please...

    Just wonder; has anyone on the forum tried this one? Looked at fragrantica and the notes seems so interested. Nothing to be found on Fragrance directory here.

    Could you please tell me your...
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    Re: Gucci Rush or something like it

    Sartoriale can be found at directcosmetics.com very cheap; 14.99. Haven't smelled Rush (I think) and are not a big fan of Sartoriale (mostly because I find it has longevity problems). But the scent...
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    Re: Nautica blue or voyage?

    Fully agree
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    Lucky Number 6/alternatives

    I'm a rather big fan of this cheap, but very good scent.
    BUT because of it's desperate lack of longevity (only 2 hours on me) I'm out here searching for an alternative....
    There is one note in this...
  42. Re: What fragrance can you not stop smelling (on purpose) when you wear it?

    Celine Fever (but I better hurry, the longevity is off the scale) ;)
  43. Re: Most underrated and least talked about Men's Fragrances ever...

    Was off course replying to this one:
  44. Re: Most underrated and least talked about Men's Fragrances ever...

    Have never seen one word written about any of these;)
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    Re: What's your price limit?

    No more than approx. $60 (that stupid postage makes it so more expensive...)
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    Re: Celine Fever pour homme/ Comme des Garcons

    lasting power is below zero.... I agree, but the scent itself; I just love it.
    It's the Celine Fever pour homme I am thinking about getting a substitute for. But I remember one person saying that...
  47. Thread: Avon True Force

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    Avon True Force

    Just wondering if there are anyone out there that has tried this little cheapo? (must be!)
    I have yet to come across an Avon-scent which I really like, but I'm just curious about this one.
    Anyone?...
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    Celine Fever pour homme/ Comme des Garcons

    Hi, -
    someone on the forum (don't remember who, don't even remember when...) mentioned that there was one Comme Des Garcon-scent that was very very similar to Celine Fever.

    These days Celine...
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    Re: just for fun - what's your most hated fragrance

    Le Male:(
  50. Re: Head's Up for All: My Yahoo Email Account was Hacked

    Same here I guess... When I tried to log in it took ages to get into the box. I saw the post here and changed the password. After that everything worked fine.
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    Live Jazz and Midight in Paris; unisex?

    Funny about these scents, what is for men and what is for women. I recently bought samples of Live Jazz and Midnight in Paris (the first one I really liked by the way, the other; nope...).
    But both...
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    Re: Any good cheap colognes for under $30?

    Tommy Bahamas Men
    Carlos Santana Men
    Grey Flannel
    Ungaro III
    Everlast 1910
    Yardley Citrus and Wood
    and off course:
    Michael Kors for men
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    Re: Is this M7 or M7Fresh?

    I don't find the longevity in this to be above average... 10 hours? Not at all. 5-6 at the most. Quite good scent, but after reading all the positive reviews I must say I was a little bit...
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    Is this M7 or M7Fresh?

    I recently bought this on e-bay, thinking it was M7 but after reading more thoroughly what the seller wrote, I came to realize it says M7 Fresh... That's typical isn't it...
    But when I got the...
  55. Re: The Dreamer first hour smells like plastic? What do you guys thing?

    Agree, but after an hour or so the scent is rather good I think
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    Any experience with www.perfumeclone.com?

    www.perfumeclone.com

    I got this web-site mentioned by a person on the net.
    For me the site looks a little strange...
    Does anybody has something to tell about it. Anyone that has tried buying...
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    Re: Looking for a specific type of woody fragrance

    Yardley Citrus and Wood may suit you (and it's very very inexpensive as well)
  58. Re: Comparative review of Nautica Original, Nautica Blue, and Nautica Voyage

    Blue is one of the most booring scents I've ever smelled. Bought blind;( (that's me I guess; I never learn...)
  59. Thread: YSL Jazz

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    Re: YSL Jazz

    A good, but a little "strange" scent to me (something with the topnotes I guess, haven't a clue what note it is.) I bought a sample of this and considering buying a bottle... but not sure, because I...
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    Re: Which scent gets the most compliments??

    Is it Angel Schlesser Femme Angel Schlesser you mean?
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    Re: FragranceX and the Brazil case ...read!

    Incredible rude and very weird!
    I live in Norway and have yet to complain about fragrancex.
    Maybe it's has to do with my use of credit card there instead of Paypal... But their deliveries always...
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    Re: Best/Worst blind buy

    Upps sorry, maybe you only meant one of each category...
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    Re: Best/Worst blind buy

    Best:
    YSL Opium EDT, though I never really liked vanilla in scents, this is an BIG exception!
    Mikael Kors for men, incredible!
    Carlos Santana for men - for such a price this is really really good...
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    Re: Looking for a special scent for my wife

    Have to admit, though the suggestions might be very good, but my budget these days are a little tight so to speak. I'd already bought her Sir Lolita which was very good, and now we (she/me;) are...
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    Looking for a special scent for my wife

    Keywords must be:

    Spicy, incense, peppery, woody.

    Not very found of vanilla, a little is ok though. Same goes for lily-of-the-valley...

    Any suggestions will be welcome (hopefully not too...
  66. Re: Good frragrances ruined by being attached to gaudy or celebrity brands

    What are your thoughts about Carlos Santana for men?
  67. Re: Cheap but Quality - Putting together a list of Fragrance Bargains

    Cadlllac
    Ungaro III
    Lucky 6
    Quorum Silver
    Azzaro Silver Black
    In my opinion; great scents for a very good price.
    And not to forget Celine Fever
  68. Re: Avon Jet/Coty Stetson black/Bogart One man show

    I ended up with Witness and City Tower. Both pretty good IMO, especially Witness. But Jet was disappointing, very very disappointing, I got no incense, only a slight citrus-note, so gave it away..
  69. Re: What holiday fragrance gifts are you giving this year?

    Caron Parfum Sacre for my wife
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    Re: Most "relaxing" perfumes

    Celine Fever
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    Re: Similar to Si Lolita

    Yes, powdery seems to be the right word and/or over-sweet.
    (I'll have to check out the Nuit de Noel as well now...;)
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    Similar to Si Lolita

    This is for my wife.
    I got some suggestions in the price-range that suits me:

    Caron Parfum Sacre
    Caron Pour Une Femme de Caron
    Caron Bellodgia
    Mauboussin Histoire d`Eau
    Rochas Absolu
    Are...
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    Re: Everlast 1910 / Opium Pour Homme

    Off course, these fragrances are very different to each other. But in the early, early, beginning I can detect a slight similarity in the first four-fem minutes, after that it's gone.
    I just wonder...
  74. Re: What do you think of Avon fragrances? Bang for the buck?

    I've tried two Avon's; one is Ironman which is a good "woody"(?) scent with decent longevity. The other is Jet which also is named as a woody scent. Personally I find the wood-notes there so tiny...
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    Everlast 1910 / Opium Pour Homme

    I just received Everlast. The funny thing is that I can detect a similarity with YSL Opium, especially in the beginning. I have no idea of what kind of note(s) this is.
    Any others that have noticed...
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    Re: Any Low-Cost Woodsy Colognes?

    Quorum Silver
    Dirty English (both of them are quite spicy)
    and Yardley Citrus and Wood (not so well-known I suppose, but a great, mild scent, and very inexpensive)
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    Re: Bogart CityTower

    Ikon is tried. I like it, it's good, but longevity is...; off the scale and I'm so bl... tired of buying fragrances (cheap and a little more expensive ones) with poor (if any...) longevity (like Avon...
  78. Re: Avon Jet/Coty Stetson black/Bogart One man show

    A good metaphor indeed!!!
    I got the Avon Jet now, and I must say it's disappointing. My wife sitting approx. 1,5 meters away from me can't smell it at all, and in fact neither do I actually;)...
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    Re: Bogart CityTower

    Like what? Name them please;)
    BTW I'm not looking for Gucci pour homme-kind of incense, in that I'll find the incense note to dominating, more of the delicious incense note on Celine Fever pour...
  80. Thread: Advice needed!

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    Advice needed!

    I want to buy a new fragrance for my wife. In the same landscape as Si Lolita (which we both love, besides Hale Berrys perfume).

    Any suggestions based on the two mentioned above will be...
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    Bogart CityTower

    I am thinking about buying this, (mainly because of it's incense note).

    Anyone out there that will share their opinions on this one?
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    Re: some good woody scents would b????

    Quorum Silver
    Yardley Citrus and Wood (both can be found very very inexpensive...)
    Dirty English
    and
    Celine Fever
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    Celine Fever, though it's on its way out of the market I think.
    Great fragrance, can be found on the net, 4.99;)
    Cadillac
    Pino Silvestre (you must like pine)
    Avon Ironman
    Ungaro III (a bit more...
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    Re: Does anyone else use scent at bedtime?

    Same here, Celine Fever, warm and calming
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    Re: is azzaro visit a good woody scent?

    :smiley: so I've heard, from you, and many others as well. Personally I enjoy Dirty English (also as a darker, more "rough" alternative to Visit)... but Visit seems to me as a far more complex scent,...
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    Re: is azzaro visit a good woody scent?

    I bought he wood rocky mountain as a replacement for Visit, have to say I was a bit disappointed though..., personally I find Dirty english more alike, not the same indeed, but closer
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    Re: Similar To Visit and some Vetivers

    Dirty English is pretty close to Visit. Another fragrance that many people say is similar to Visit is Celine Fever (a favorite of mine even though I don't find similarities to Visit in it)
  88. Avon Jet/Coty Stetson black/Bogart One man show

    I've been looking at these three for some time now. Avon Jet especially(because of the incense and woody notes). Three very inexpensive scents.
    I'm a little tired of buying cheap scents only to find...
  89. Re: List the fragrances that you think smells magical, mystical and mysterious

    Lalique Equus
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    Re: is azzaro visit a good woody scent?

    I can verify that. I have found two shops on the net that sells it though (they ship to my country, us citizens may find it elsewhere?), and that is fragrancex and cheapsmells. Very safe online...
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    Re: is azzaro visit a good woody scent?

    Definitely! One of my favourites. Fully agree with rompip; never gets boring.
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    Re: Zirh Ikon appreciation thread

    Ikon is a really good scent, but longevity, at least on my skin, is really really poor. Hasn't it been for that, ikon would have been one of my favourites. i have it, but i don't care about using it...
  93. Re: Pepper, woodsy notes, incense, spice (whatever) ANY GOOD scents with good longevity!

    Thank you all for your suggestions; but you are way over (!, in fact miles away) from my budget:huh: so the search go on... I usually search for scents in the lower parts (sometimes lower to...
  94. Pepper, woodsy notes, incense, spice (whatever) ANY GOOD scents with good longevity!

    I am really tired of all these good scents out there that has poor longevity.

    Dirty English isn't to bad, Tommy Bahamas not so bad (but even they stays approx. in the middle or below, (at least on...
  95. Re: Byblos in black + pepper, wood, spicy (incense) scents

    Thanks for the recommendations so far;)
    problem is, I live in Norway and when I buy from US the shipping costs alone is from $15 (15 is OK really) up to $35, so often the postage cost itself is more...
  96. Byblos in black + pepper, wood, spicy (incense) scents

    Hi, -
    1. Has anyone out there tried the Byblos in Black? How about the longevity?

    I am a big fan of the notes mentioned above, BUT I'll find that most of these types of fragrances has a tendency...
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    Adidas Intense Touch

    Is there anybody out there that has tested the new Adidas Intense Touch that came out this year? When i looked at the notes it sounds so interesting, with pepper, tea, kiwi, sandalwood, cedar etc.;)...
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    Alternative Eau de Toilettes for my wife

    Hi; i I am looking for a special scent for my wife (because she really deserves it!)

    What "we" are looking for is a floral, sort of woody eau de toilette mixed with some incense or spice. We...
  99. Thread: Celine Fever

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    Celine Fever

    Hi all,
    I just wonder if anyone can confirm that Celine Fever is discontinued? If that is fact; what a shame. I really can't remember a fragrance smelling that good. If discontinued; any proposals...
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    Re: An alternative for Azzaro Visit? Please...

    Sorry but I am quite a novice on this stuff. What's the big difference between an Eau De Cologne and After Shave, same smell but a little weaker?
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