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    Bleu de Chanel

    Okay, I'm going crazy about this scent! I hated it when I smelled it at first, but I've been living with a sample of it and I love it. I don't think it's really popular on here though. Anyway,...
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    Re: Is it bad that...

    It helped a lot. Thanks!
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    Re: Is it bad that...

    No, I wouldn't say it was tough. I expected this from basenoters. LOL. I will take your advice!
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    Re: Is it bad that...

    My wardrobe isn't a real good indicator of everything I own or have smelled. I have other bottles but am kind of on the lazy side to add them. I have tried the two YSL's that are available to me....
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    Is it bad that...

    I was in Macy's doing a bit of 'retail therapy' and decided to visit the fragrance counter. Upon sniffing and smelling all of the scents, it dawned on me that I had almost all of the ones that the...
  6. Thread: Compliments?

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    Re: Compliments?

    It rarely happens but then again I don't go looking for it. I like to smell good for myself.
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    Got a package from Tom Ford today.

    I emailed the company for samples and got a few. They sent me samples of Urban Musk, Musk Pure, Grey Vetiver, and Extreme. They also included a sample of Black Orchard but sadly the little bottle had...
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    Re: YSL L'Homme Deluxe Edition

    That's a 6.6 bottle for $95 US.
    http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P248324&shouldPaginate=true&categoryId=1070
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    YSL L'Homme Deluxe Edition

    Is there any difference between this and the non-deluxe edition?

    http://a248.g.akamai.net/7/248/8278/20091001030156/www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P248324/P248324_hero.jpg
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    Re: Has Dirty English been discontinued?

    I saw a 2 oz bottle for 17 dollars at my local Walgreens. Me thinks I'll go back for it.
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    Re: Layering Thread

    Haven't had a chance to taste out Vetiver Tonka. The opening of Bang! is pepper, pepper and more pepper. Seriously, its like taking the top off the pepper shaker and tanking a long wiff in. The dry...
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    Re: Layering Thread

    I was in Macy's today and I sprayed my left hand with Bang! and my right with YSL's L'Homme and I rubbed my hands to together just as a, "WTH" moment. The smell is sooo good. It's yummy IMO.
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    Parlux to launch Rihannaís Rebíl Fleur

    The TFWA World Exhibition went down in Cannes France earlier this week, and Parlux, the company behind Rihannaís new Rebíl Fleur fragrance, unveiled the singerís new scent and its packaging. The...
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    Re: Sampled 1 Million today

    Hmm, I don't know guys. I liked the beginning notes, too! (I think I just may like sugary scents?) Hmm, I'll test again before I make the big buy.

    Off topic: Also tested Tom Ford's Vetiver. Maybe...
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    Sampled 1 Million today

    I was downtown today getting books for class and stopped at the Sephoria near by. I had really gone in to test out Bang from Marc Jacobs but they don't carry it. :undecided: But then I saw this...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: January 2011

    Prada MAN. Loves it!
  17. Re: Do the seasons dictate your application methods?

    I'm on public transit so I try not to get spray happy as the bus can become really crowded. I can't tell you how many times as a passenger were I've been choked with the amount of fragrance that...
  18. Re: Thank you Basenoters for steering me towards my latest blind buy

    Lemon and sandalwood? Mm, sounds like a winner Grottola. Will be looking around for it!
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    Re: The Beat vs Bang?

    I want to sample both although I'm more curious (almost obsessing) over Mr. Jacobs latest. Will sample at Sephora tomorrow.
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    Thank God for basenotes! Lol Didn't know 1 Million was so strong. Will seek out samples!
  21. Terre DíHermes, Pure Malt, 1 Mill- Safe blind buys?

    I honestly hate venturing into department stores- SIMPLY LOATH THEM, but I know it's usually the best place to try out the latest and greatest fragrances. I've lucked up with sampling some scents at...
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    Re: Followed some Basenoters Advice

    Thanks timaru! I remember trying Chanel Allure Homme and didn't really care for it but that was last year and I think my nose has matured a bit. I think I'll work my way through the YSLs and Chanels....
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    Re: Followed some Basenoters Advice

    http://www.amazon.com/Thierry-Mugler-3-4oz-100ml-Rubber/dp/B000VOP866/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1294547630&sr=8-3
  24. Re: Do dads tell their growing boys about fragrance?

    My father reeks of Newport cigs and Hugo Boss lol Didn't learn much from him there!
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    Re: Followed some Basenoters Advice

    Yeah, that note is kinda funny to me. I smelled something almost burning and it kind of faded away and I was left with almost a caramel smell. I love the dry down.

    And yeah, I think I'll get a...
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    Re: Followed some Basenoters Advice

    lmao!
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    Followed some Basenoters Advice

    And got some samples and did a bit of testing. Some were meh and some, "Oh my gosh!"

    First one:

    A*Men by Thierry Mugler: Okay, I get it. I get the fuss! It's sweet, it's warm, it's a bit of...
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    Re: Soap/Body Wash

    Thanks everyone for your great suggestions! Hey, yellowmix, what is a Korean washcloth?
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    I think you're probably spot on with the African-American smell preference. At least in my community, it seems to be a preference for more sweeter, chocolate smells. I also find myself going for...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille - The Final Verdict

    I'm dying to sample this! Guess I'll bite the bullet and get a sample from perfumed court.
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    Re: Soap/Body Wash

    Thanks Dr_Rudi! Dove seems like the most obvious choice but never thought about it- an oldie but goodie. I don't think they carry the Natural Selections here in the States.
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    Soap/Body Wash

    Just wondering what kind of soap or body wash do you Basenoters use? I always wondered do people use the body washes that come in the gift sets to layer? Anyway, in my understanding of fragrance and...
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    Poll: Re: Which is your favorite LEATHER?

    I'm looking for more leather scents and glad I stumbled upon this poll!... I have some homework to do!
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    Re: Your most worn fragrance (2010)

    Code. I can wear it year round I find.
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    Re: Question about Samples

    I usually walk in the department store and I make my way over to the fragrance counter, smile and usually the SA are kind of nasty to me. But honestly, I have met one that was really nice, down to...
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    Re: what's TOO popular right now?

    A lot of guys at my school wear either Le Male, Unforgivable or Armani Code. I don't necessarily scoff at them cause it smells different IMO on everyone and I myself am a fan of Armani.
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    I think I get what you were trying to say Dixon and I agree to a point. You wouldn't normally associate powerful and peppery fragrances with a guy who chills on the beach and catches some rays, but...
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    Re: I ordered some samples!

    Thanks for your reply inscents. And yes, I've noticed that some stuff that I've liked has been panned on here because I guess its pleasant and a bit safe. And I never would have thought about...
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    I ordered some samples!

    So after spending almost 3 days (I'm on winter break!) pouring through the forums and reviews, I decided to take the plunge and get into some sampling game! So I ordered 7. They are:

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    Re: New to the fragrance world

    Thanks cacio. I'm going to go and sample some scents. And thanks CanwllCorfe. I will take your advice and get a sample from Luckyscents!
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    Re: So I created something I think is wonderful.

    I'm new as well and would love to try it out. It sounds like a winner.
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    Re: What does cumin smell like

    Smell a taco lol Honest to God, that's what cumin smells like to me. It smells like steak tacos.
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    Re: New to the fragrance world

    I searched both of the Chanel scents on basenotes and it came back as feminem. Are they really masculine women's fragrances with a nice dry down? I know some womens fragrances that pass almost as...
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    Re: New to the fragrance world

    Thanks for your response SeoulMan. I've worn Burberry Touch before but I think thats more of a floral/citrus scent? Will give this a try. Thanks!
  45. Re: Name a fragrance that whenever you smell, brings back good, or bad memories

    Perry Ellis 360 always reminds me of my mother. Drakkar Noir reminds me of my evil elementary school principle.
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    Re: Suggestions for a 17year old male

    Armani's Code is a good one. It's light and youthful. Kenneth Cole's 'Reaction' carried me from senior year of high school. One of my 'cheap but sweet' finds that I really like is Rocawear's X...
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    New to the fragrance world

    Well, not really. But I'm new to the world of what makes a 'fragrance' actually smell good. I've been 'lurking' through the forums and reviews now, learning about different notes and what have you....
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