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  1. Thread: Ava Luxe

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    Ava Luxe

    Is Serena selling her perfumes only on Etsy? I went on her ava-luxe.com site, and she no longer has her fragrances listed like she did. I need more Nag Champa. Does anybody know of any other way...
  2. Thread: Guerlain Muguet

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    Guerlain Muguet

    I have a bottle of Muguet Ed T by Guerlain that I would like to sell. It is probably one of the prettiest Muguets I have ever encountered, and is a great spring and summer fragrance.

    2.5 oz. Ed...
  3. Thread: Heure Exquise

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    Heure Exquise

    Does anybody know where in the U. S. I can buy Annick Goutal Heure Exquise in the Ed P strength? All the sources that I have checked have it only in the Ed T strength.
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    Re: Best concealer for dark circles?

    I have very fair dry skin. I also wear glasses with tinted lenses, and have for years. I don't have dark circles, or crow's feet or any of that, but because of the tinting, the skin around my eyes...
  5. Thread: Kenzo Elephant

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    Re: Kenzo Elephant

    Thank you for your responses. I am glad to hear that they haven't mucked with Elephant. I have not tried Arabie; next time I go by The Scent Bar, I'll spritz some on. Have a great New Year.
  6. Thread: Kenzo Elephant

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    Kenzo Elephant

    Kenzo Elephant is one of my favorite fragrances, and I am running low on my supply. I have noticed that the box in which it is packaged has changed. Does anybody know if the juice has been...
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    I can appreciate that retail is a cut throat business in which to work, and I can sense the desperation to make sales in some SA's; however, I think that it's better to back off, and give a customer...
  8. Re: Poll Question: Your Oldest Bottle(s) of Perfume?

    I have a sealed, never used bottle of Muguet cologne from the 19 th century. It sits on my vanity as a decorative item. Otherwise, my oldest is a bottle of Coty Chypre extrait from the 1930's. It...
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    Re: Can someone please tell me about Jicky?

    PM sent.
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    Re: What's in your fridge right now?

    I have kept all of my perfume in the frig for years. It will keep forever. There are so many things that I like, and I can't possibly use it up that quickly. With good perfume being so expensive,...
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    Re: Campsite Fire/ Fireplace smell

    Neil Morris " Burnt Amber " has a very smoky smell. On my skin the odor of smoke was very prominant, but on my work partner, it smelled fabulous. He really liked it.
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    Re: Ava Luxe Fragrance Recommendations?

    I love Ava Luxe fragrances. They are very well done, and unusual. I have trouble wearing florals, as they turn soapy on me. I have the Bohemian Rose, Rosa Luxe, Fleur d'Orangier, Tuberose...
  13. Re: Did u ever get a negative comment about your scent?

    I used to work with a woman who would wear whatever was the new, hot selling fragrance, no matter how it smelled on her. Her knowledge about perfume was practically zip, and she wasn't interested in...
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    Re: ReVive Skin Care Products

    Thank you for the information. I will check this out. When you have a condition like Rosacea, your always looking for something that will keep it under control, and from getting worse.
  15. Re: Please help me find a sensual incense fragrance for men

    Ava Luxe has some very nice incense fragrances, and reasonably priced. Neil Morris also has some very innovative scents with incense notes; one that I really like is his October. Taur's Incense...
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    Re: Fragrance Buyer -

    What a dream job. I hope your the one selected for the position. They can't lose in choosing someone who truly loves perfume.
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    Re: Your preferred method of shipping?

    I prefer to send by UPS whenever I can. I have had several bad experiences with receiving packages that were shipped through the US Postal Service, in which the contents were broken or damaged, or...
  18. Re: Which fragrance has been in your 'drobe for the longest time?

    I have been wearing Shalimar since 1970 when my boyfriend gave me my first bottle. He hasn't been in my life for years, but Shalimar has, and always will be.
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    Re: Favourite Orange Blossom scent.

    Ava Luxe has two Orange fragrances that are very nice. One is called Neroli Blossom, and the other is Fleur d'Oranger. Another one that is really beautiful is KL. It is an oriental with a strong...
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    Re: Does anyone have an affinity for Molinard?

    I have worn Habanita for many years; it's gorgeous. I absolutely love Une Histoire de Chypre, and I would gladly work overtime to buy a bottle of it; however, it lasts only about an hour on my skin.
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    Creation of a new fragrance lover

    A few weeks ago I requested suggestions for male fragrances, as my work partner and good friend, was finally showing some interest in experimenting with fragrances. I have not been able to get him...
  22. Thread: Tabac Blonde

    by Suebee
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    Re: Tabac Blonde

    In addition to the Caron Boutique, Tabac Blond can also be purchased from The Perfumed Court. They have great prices on large decants of some of the Caron urn perfumes.
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    ReVive Skin Care Products

    I am 58 years old, and very fortunately, I don't have a line on my face; however, I did develop Rosacea, and my skin is very red and sensitive. In the winter, my skin can become so dry it gets flaky...
  24. Re: a new favourite of mine has been discontinued

    I have seen Lou Lou come up on E-Bay occasionally. I have had real good luck buying on E-Bay, you just have to use common sense.
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    Re: How much? Where?

    I think it depends on your skin, and on the individual fragrance. I have noticed with myself, that as I have gotten older, my skin doesn't hold fragrance as well, and I have started wearing more...
  26. Re: I'm looking for jasmine recommendations please...

    A La Nuit and Sarrasins are both gorgeous. Jazmin, by Norma Kamali, is also a nice soliflora type jasmine. Amoureuse, by Parfums DelRae, is a very interesting, very unusual, and beautiful fragrance....
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    Re: What unscented lotion would you recommend?

    My skin has gotten much drier with as I've gotten older. I started using one recently that really like. It is one of the Curel stages of life lotions. I have been using Menopause and Beyond. It has...
  28. Thread: Bandit

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    Bandit

    I have a bottle of Bandit extrait from the 1950's, and in that formulation the chypre ingredients are very dominant in the top notes, and don't dissipate very much as the perfume dries down. I love...
  29. Thread: Coty Chypre

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    Re: Coty Chypre

    Thank you for your suggestions. I have worn Mitsouko for years, and love it. I will try the Dior Eau Freche, and the Chanel Pour Monsier. Hopefully, one of those will work.
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    Re: How many backup bottles do you need?

    I have back-up bottles of vintage Shalimar, Mitsouko, Jicky, and Parure. I also have Quadrille, vintage formula Ombre Bleue, and Bandit pure perfume.
  31. Thread: Coty Chypre

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    Coty Chypre

    Iwas recently able to sniff a sample of Coty Chypre. It's beautiful, and works well on me. Of course I would love something that is almost impossible to get. Does anybody know of a fragrance that...
  32. Thread: Incense Rose

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    Re: Incense Rose

    Thanks for the advice. I also have a bottle of Guerlain Muguet and a bottle of Ava Luxe Loves True Bluish Light that I am going to list. I'll see what happens. Maybe I'll have beginners luck.
  33. Thread: Incense Rose

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    Incense Rose

    I have a full bottle of Andy Tauer Incense Rose that I want to sell. I am going to put it on E-Bay, since I haven't been a member of Basenotes long enough to list it on the forum. This is my first...
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    Re: Good scents for men

    Thank you all for your suggestions; they are very good. I am going to try and find samples of these different scents for him to try. I'll tell him to just play with them and have fun. There might...
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    Good scents for men

    Good morning everybody. I need advice. I have finally gotten my partner interested in trying some different fragrances. He is a deputy sheriff. He isn't one of these pinhead, macho jock types, and...
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    Re: Perfume Salespeople - your experiences?

    I live in southern California, about a twenty-five mile drive from West L.A. On one of the rare days that I have to myself, I went to the Scent Bar for the first time. I had read about it, and was...
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    Oscar Fresh Vanilla

    Does anybody know where one can purchase Oscar Fresh Vanilla, by Oscar De La Renta? It would make a great summer scent.
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    Re: SotD Monday 3 March

    It's a windy, but warm Southern California day. I just decided that this is a good Hanae Mori day.
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    Re: Sexy chypre? Or no?

    Quadrille by Balenciaga, and Mitsuoko by Guerlain are two intoxicatingly beautiful chypres. Sexy? I would say so. They can both be found at on-line sources. Quadrille is no longer made in extrait...
  40. Thread: Advice needed

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    Re: Advice needed

    Thanks for the advice. I think I will do that. I would rather somebody else be able to enjoy the Muguet, than have it just sit around. It is a beautiful fragrance.
  41. Thread: Advice needed

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    Advice needed

    I need some feedback. I have an unopened bottle of Guerlain Muguet that I want to sell. It still has its cellophane sleeve around the presentation box, and has been stored under cool, dark...
  42. Thread: Nice gift

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    Nice gift

    I gave my good friend, Julie, some samples of my Taur Maroc Pour Elle, Ava Luxe Nag Champa and Loukhoum, Guerlain Metallica and Muguet, Ginistet Botrytis, Teo Cabanel Oha, and Broussard Ombre Bleu. ...
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    Re: Mitsouko - is my nose defective?

    I have worn Mitsouko for about thirty years. It was love at first sniff, and I still love it as much, if not more, than when I first discovered it. I am very grateful that Mitsouko and my skin work...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Rose De Nuit

    Dear Ceaser,

    Thank you so much for the information. I will contact Ms. Becker about getting me a bottle of the Rose de Nuit. This is a great resource.
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    Re: Favorite Balenciaga?

    I have been wearing Quadrille for thirty years, and I love it as much now as I did years ago. I get a lot of positive comments when I wear it. When I first started wearing it, one could buy perfume...
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    Re: Aphrodesia perfume

    I contacted Jeffrey Dame and he said that Desire had been discontinued last year. That'a not what I wanted to hear. Does anybody know of any other fragrance that smells like Aphrodesia?
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    Aphrodesia perfume

    The first perfume that I wore, many years ago, was Aphrodesia by Faberge. It was cheap, cheap, cheap, but I loved the smell of Aphrodesia, and I still do. I tried getting a vintage bottle of it on...
  48. Thread: Caron Boutique

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    Re: Caron Boutique

    Good Morning Chloefpuff,

    I purchased 1/2 ounce of the urn perfume Tabac Blond for $155.00. I was looking on The Perfumed Court website this morning, and they have listed under Caron, a...
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    Serge Lutens Rose De Nuit

    I got a sample of Serge Lutens Rose De Nuit from the Perfumed Court. It is just the rose perfume I have been looking for. A lot of rose fragrances tend to turn soapy on my skin. This one is just...
  50. Thread: Caron Boutique

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    Re: Caron Boutique

    I want to thank all of you for your responses to my question. I was finally able to get through to the Caron Boutique and spoke with Dianne. I ordered a bottle of Tabac Blond, which she is shipping...
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    Re: What's your fave fresh/fruity/floral fragrance?

    Ombre Bleau by Jean-Charles Brousseau is a beautiful lush fruity-floral. It has pineapple, coconut, mango, and white flowers. It also has a little powder and spice. That's why I can wear it without...
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    Re: New to basenotes

    I want to thank you for your warm welcome to Basenotes. It's fun to share information with people who have like interests. This is a great site.
  53. Thread: Caron Boutique

    by Suebee
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    Caron Boutique

    I have fallen in love with Tabac Blond and want to order a bottle of it. I have attempted to call the Caron Boutique in New York City several times, and keep getting the recording that the mailbox...
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    New to basenotes

    I am a new member of the Basenotes Community. This is a great site, and I have learned so much already just by reading members contributions. I have always loved fine fragrances, and I wear perfume...
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