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  1. Very informative. I look forward to the new...

    Very informative. I look forward to the new releases.
    Excellent work on the article and Congratulations on your success Ellen!
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    Re: Dolce&Gabbana BY for women

    I want to buy it too, just holding out for more information if anybody knows anything specific to identify an authentic bottle.
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    Re: by dolce & gabbana woman

    I found three bottles over the weekend if anyone can help me verify its authenticity.
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    Re: Is Dolce and Gabbana BY woman still hard to find?

    I'm about to pick up the 3 I just found. I'm just trying to hold out for a little more information.
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    Re: Similar to BY Women by Dolce & Gabbana ?

    I found By and Kingdom at the same store over the weekend. I got the Kingdom, I want to go back for the By but I need help making sure it's the real deal. The batch code doesn't come up in cosmetic...
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    D & G By Women

    I found 3 new unused bottles in shrink wrap. They appear to be authentic. There is a silver sticker sealing the cellophane.
    The batch on the one I opened was FK01 but not found in cosmetic check....
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    Re: Arabian perfume oil

    Omg I would have never found this in a million years. Looks like they make quality products. Yay, I got something good. Thanks for letting me pick your brain.
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    Re: Arabian perfume oil

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8046/8146536418_521dfc9b93.jpg
    IMG_0630 by ConiferLover, on Flickr
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8465/8146534544_44a3a399f8.jpg
    IMG_0631 by ConiferLover, on Flickr
    I...
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    Re: How to burn pure frankincense and myrrh?

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8471/8146504087_ae471f6d49.jpg
    IMG_0629 by ConiferLover, on Flickr
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8464/8146507199_06949391f7.jpg
    IMG_0628 by ConiferLover, on Flickr...
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    Re: Today I didn't buy - 2012

    I have not bought Vivienne Westwood Boudoir. I did not go to the mall on Sunday to pick up my free sample of Vince Camuto from Nordstrom. I did not bid on anything online. I am having serious...
  11. Thread: Cedar

    by Digindirt
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    Re: Cedar

    I love Virginian Cedar it's my new favorite note.
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    Re: The magic ingredient!!

    It sounds amazing. I wish I had the discipline and time to create something like this. You guys are such an inspiration.
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    Re: My favourite fragrance bottle

    Safari bottle is most beautiful.
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    The fragrance from the bottle I used to have like this did not last at all. I literally could not smell it after 5 minutes. It smelled pretty good, sweet but no woods, no longevity.
    I think the...
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    Well the bottle I received from the swap was not multicolored. It was clear with a silver top. I think there may be two different Mauboussin Mauboussins but I don't have either so I really don't know.
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    The one I got from swap smelled fruity, no woods. The one I got from Basenotes member, LOVELY Woods, no fruit. If there was fruit I was too busy enjoying the woods.

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    The one...
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    Re: Alchemist's Dream?

    Thanks guys, I appreciate all the tips and advice.
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    Well the sample I received from a member here is gorgeous. I love love love it! I smells lots of soft woods.
    I returned the bottle I got in the swap, these two fragrances are nothing alike.
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    Re: Alchemist's Dream?

    Thank you Otocione for your response. I think that acetone is basically nail polish remover, that should be easy enough to get.
    I have to do so research to find out what ingredients are used as...
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    Well that would be nice but she only has 30 days to mail it back to sender. I think I'll just go ahead with the swap back and ill buy myself a bottle eventually. Thank you.

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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    Twolf thanks for responding.the liquid is ambers gold but its not deep, it looks like pee. I got mine from a swap and she got it from Fragrancenet. My bottle is just clear with a silver cap that...
  22. Thread: Baltimore?

    by Digindirt
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    Re: Baltimore?

    Fields Pharmacy has officially closed for business. The Baltimore Sun printed an article dated August 2, 2012.
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    What are the chances of Mauboussin Mauboussin being faked? I received a 3.4 EDT and the glass on the bottom of the bottle is chipped but smooth. It appears that it was blown that way. Also the...
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    I got my bottle in a swap. She got it from Fragrancenet, she even sent me the link from the ad. I don't think she knowingly sent me anything fake but that chip in the glass really bothers me for some...
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Mauboussin?

    What are the chances of Mauboussin Mauboussin being faked? I received a 3.4 EDT and the glass on the bottom of the bottle is chipped but smooth. It appears that it was blown that way. Also the...
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    Re: How good is Mauboussin by Mauboussin?

    A little of topic but what are the chances this fragrance is faked? I got a 3.4 EDT but the glass on the button is chipped but it is smooth and appears to have been blown that way. Also, the...
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    Re: Alchemist's Dream?

    Well it appears that people are sssslllooowwwly getting interested in some of these oils. On another foru, one member suggested that I neither give away nor sell any of these things because I dont...
  28. Thread: Baltimore?

    by Digindirt
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    Re: Baltimore?

    In Watermelon Sugar
    3555 Chestnut Avenue
    Baltimore, Md 21211
    410 662 9090

    Sells Tokyo Milk Products
  29. Re: Always been curious: formula for Dragon's Blood?

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/arborvitae/8010832618/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/arborvitae/8004501879/

    I'm pretty sure I won't be able to add anything to this thread but I have a bottle of what...
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    Re: Alchemist's Dream?

    I will post more pics later. Some bottles have labels but are foreign to me. Thanks for the replie
    s, i cant wait to post more pics.

    The person who gave them to me said that her friend had a...
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    Alchemist's Dream?

    Hi everybody, I need help identifying this lot of oils and "stuff" I inherited. There is a whole LOT of it! The previous owner says that the stones look like Amber to her, there are beeswax pellets...
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    Sticky: Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    I was looking for a thread to post some pics and i think I found it. I was hoping that someone here could help me identify this boatload of oils etc I inherited and tell me what kind of professional...
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    Re: Vintage finds

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7263/7612865006_41578897f1.jpg
    Chanel 22 by ConiferLover, on Flickr
    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7265/6900506378_26014dfe7f.jpg
    Lanvin2 by ConiferLover, on Flickr...
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    Re: Today I bought - September 2012

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8458/7974521821_1a8bdfcd0a.jpg
    Germaine Monteil Bakir by ConiferLover, on Flickr
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8037/7974525438_dcdbf2f26a.jpg
    Germaine Monteil Bakir...
  35. Thread: Bakar?

    by Digindirt
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    Re: Bakar?

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8458/7974521821_1a8bdfcd0a.jpg
    Germaine Monteil Bakir by ConiferLover, on Flickr
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8454/7974518444_c03cf161f9.jpg
    Germain Monteil Bakir by...
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    Re: Favorite vintage fragrance?

    Ditto
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    Re: Need help dating a bottle of L'Heure Bleue

    The bottle I found looks similar to what is being described here. The label does look pretty old and imprinted in the label are the words "Eau de /cologne Guerlain. I don't see any French writing but...
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    Re: Al-Rehab Khaliji - er... wow.

    I purchased two different Al Rehab fragrances locally from a body oil shop. When I asked a fellow fragrance lover his opinion, he told me that Al Rehab oils are equal to Avon. I still love them they...
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    Re: Today I bought

    Vintage bottle of L'Heure Bleue
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/arborvitae/7761644662/in/photostream
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    Re: Thrift Store Finds!

    I was planning to lay low for the balance of my vacation but reading this thread has inspired me to get up early Saturday morning and rummage through Antique Row. Geeez you guys are professionals.
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    Bedtime is when I tend to test my new fragrances and samples. I am able to enjoy them without distractions of a busy workday.
  42. Re: Photos of Lady Gaga Fame Black Fluide (the notes are quit interesting)

    Ditto
  43. Thread: Yas Bottles

    by Digindirt
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    Re: Yas Bottles

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/arborvitae/7744163756/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/arborvitae/7744168256/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/arborvitae/7744169786/in/photostream...
  44. Thread: Yas Bottles

    by Digindirt
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    Re: Yas Bottles

    Thank you Hedonist for your reply. I'm having a tough time with the Yas site because Apple doesn't allow the Adobe plug in. Oh well, even if I never find out what they are, they make spectacular eye...
  45. Thread: Yas Bottles

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    Yas Bottles

    Hello all. I recently acquired these two beauties and was wondering if anyone knew the fragrances. An inquiry on Fragrantica resulted n several members telling me that the brand name is Yas, however,...
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    Re: Done for a while.

    I feel the same way NieNase. I try to tell myself that I don't need any more but before you know it I have more. It's like someone else is controlling my spending habits, I used to be so frugal.......
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Same here 30 Roses. I primarily use Fragrantica because it is a bit more user friendly for me. I have the slowest Internet speed available so using basenotes sometimes feels like a chore. I do come...
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    Re: Decant Without Atomizing

    nice tip. I tried this once on a bottle when the pump was actually broken and I could not get the fragrance out. Never thought to use it for a perfectly good working bottle.
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    Re: 'Biblical' Fragrance (imagination)

    I have a small sample of this in the original cardboard wrapper. To my inexperienced nose, I can't detect any specific note or notes.
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8144/6984045766_4ae606d525.jpg...
  50. Re: Anyone else get signed up by M2Media mag subscription after ordering men's frags online?

    Dang it! I just placed an order to Fragrancenet last night. I did get some kind of magazine several weeks ago, could have been in style. Looks like I have to make a few phone calls. Thanks for the...
  51. Re: Actually heard someone say "old lady scent"! About a Tauer!

    The term doesn't bother me either. I'm grateful to those who feel that way, makes it easier to find the fragrances I love! The less competition the better.
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    Re: Miss Dior Original

    I have a 1.7 oz edc in the houndstooth box and ribbed bottle. Not sure if this is vintage but it smells nice. It's very light to my nose from testing but I have never worn it as my fragrance of the...
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    Re: Addict addict.

    I'm a Dior Addict addict as well. I never knew I like vanilla until I tried this fragrance. this is the one fragrance I keep buying over and over. This is my new favorite after being loyal to Estée...
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    Re: EL Knowing vs. Clinique AE?

    I absolutely love them both but I think that the Knowing is sweeter and easier to get used to wearing. The AE takes courage to pull off.
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    Re: Too beautiful for everyday use?

    Same here. I love them equally, all the time and every day.
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    Re: Too beautiful for everyday use?

    Same here
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    Re: YSL M7 cut code

    Thanks for the reassurance everyone, I wanted this one bad. I finally got it!
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    YSL M7 cut code

    I just Bought a 1.6 fl. Oz. bottle of M7 from a kiosk at the mall for $60. This box too has a black strip over what used to be the serial number I suppose. I peeled it off and the code has been...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    I cannot believe I missed this freebie. Congrats to the lucky one, I hope I win the next one.
  60. Re: Where to buy fragrances for CHEAP (chain stores)?

    We have Perfumania here as well. I always wonder if their products are authentic as they are always trying to push off brands on you or trying to convince you to buy two or three frags at a time.
  61. Re: Where to buy fragrances for CHEAP (chain stores)?

    We have Perfumania here as well. I always wonder if their products are authentic as they are always trying to push off brands on you or trying to convince you to buy two or three frags at a time.
  62. Re: Looking for the closest match to an old discontinued favourite

    Glad you found what you were looking for. I was hoping I had what you wanted.
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    Re: How to clean a funnel

    I am now using icing tips as funnels. They are inexpensive enough and reusable. Lots of sizes available at craft stores.
  64. Re: Just received vintage M7 from eBay seller -- but is it legit?

    I just Bought a 1.6 fl. Oz. bottle of M7 from a kiosk at the mall for $60. This box too has a black strip over what used to be the serial number I suppose. I peeled it off and the code has been...
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    Re: Guerlain Mitsouko

    Mitsouko was one of my "must haves" for a long time. When I got it, all I could smell was peaches. Once I put it on a piece of clothing, I was able to smell what so many find mesmerizing about this...
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    Re: Replacement for 70's chypres

    Easy to access with a good range are EL counters. Azuree is Aramis with knobs on, more leather, more citrus on the top and subtle white flowers in the mid. Knowing is a rosy chypre, voluptuous!...
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    Re: Vintage finds

    This afternoon, for the first time, I found one - just one, but very good: a little parfum bottle of Brigand by Piguet. As explained in another thread, this is none other than Bandit for the US...
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    Re: Fragrance Expiry

    I agree, it's refreshing to see that you're an individual thinker who doesn't just listen to what sales associates say (like me) lol. I just figure that if there's a vintage fragrance market that...
  69. Re: What's your process or selecting a new perfume/cologne?

    This is how I MOSTLY buy. Sometimes people will recommend a fragrance for me but they are almost always similar to what I already have. I tend to buy the same fragrance (based on notes) over and over...
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    Re: what does ck eternity smell like?

    what does ck eternity smell like?

    Smells good to me. I loved to smell this on a man years ago when it was popular...long before I knew anything about notes, edp vs edt, etc etc.
  71. Re: Your favourite dark, mysterious, yet sexy and more on the feminine side scent(s)

    my first love affair with Tom Ford was White Patchouli at the Sephora store. Black Orchid was second. I love everything he makes. I felt a bit uneasy buying Tom Ford when I am so loyal to Estee...
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    Hermes Rough and 24 Faubourg

    Hi all, I found these two bottles, mostly full on an auction site. If I remember correctly, both are over 2.5 oz bottles nearly full, I think one is actually 3.3 oz. What is that maximum bid I should...
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    Re: What's the biggest difference?

    I am a big fan of the old lady fragrances. Most of what I purchase from smell is considered old ladyish. Most of my collection, however, are blind buys based on notes. I love them all!
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    Re: What's up at The Perfumed Court?

    I feel your pain. My cart is loaded, just waiting for a sale to pull the trigger. Sad day for me. How that crap am I supposed to get my sample of Bandit now???
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    Re: How to clean a funnel

    excellent idea!
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    Re: What's the biggest difference?

    :undecided:
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    Re: Cliche Prom Question

    Lol Kagey. Some save for a first car or apartment.
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    Re: What's the biggest difference?

    Thanks for the reply. Looks like I posted two threads on the same subject. I tried to delete but...guess it didn't work.
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    Re: The biggest difference

    Thanks for the relies. I have been buying more men's fragrances lately. I love woods.
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    The biggest difference

    What are the notes that distinguish a male fragrance from a female fragrance? What would be the incentive for a female to purchase the male version of a particular fragrance and vice versa? What is...
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    What's the biggest difference?

    When designers and/or houses launch fragrance for men AND women, what are the notes that distinguish the men's from the ladies' version? Seems with so many unisex fragrances these days they would...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    I have minis of:
    a .25 rollerball of Viva La Juicy NIB
    .13 of Giorgio Beverly Hill NIB
    .17 Elizabeth Arden Red Door NIB
    Estee Lauder Pleasures (from gift set)
    .17 Lolita Lempicka Le Premier...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Much love for Rubegon for the Obsession. Omg I love that stuff! I got a few surprise samples as well. Its overwhelming to see the generosity here. I feel fortunate to have found this forum.
  84. Re: Is It Rude To Ask for Samples at Nordstrom & Sephora?

    Not rude at all. Actually, they always offer me samples before I leave the store. I got 7 samples between Sephora and Nordstrom tonight.
  85. Re: Do any of you ever actually notice other people wearing fragrance in public?

    I rarely smell fragrance on anyone anymore. I wear fragrance every day even at work. Everyday is a special occasion for me, it's exciting to wake up in the morning and haggle with myself over which...
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    Re: I HATE patchouli! (or so I thought)

    All of my favorite fragrances have a base of patchouli. I love the stuff!
  87. Thread: In the air!

    by Digindirt
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    Re: In the air!

    My Korean Spice Viburnum is blooming today. I is beautiful and heavily fragrant!
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    Re: Natural Civet

    What does civet smell like? I love fragrances with civet but I'm no good at detecting specific notes unless it is a woody note. I tend to purchase fragrances with civet, vetiver, sandalwood,...
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    Re: Anyone buy JUST samples?

    Absolutely!
  90. Re: How many frags have you actually finished a bottle of?

    I have finished many bottles of Paul Sebastian Design and countless other Estée Lauder and Donna Karan products. Lately I can't finish anything!
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    Re: sick of fragrances!

    I have been wearing fragrance every day for at least 25 years or more. Its a part of getting dressed. Its as natural as brushing teeth or combing hair. Always a part of my morning routine. Now that I...
  92. Re: Addictive qualities in leather and civet notes?

    I am addicted to ylang ylang, sandalwood, patchouli, civet, oakmoss, jasmine, and gardenia. It's crazy I keep buying the same fragrance over and over! I can't get enough!
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Meow I am soooo jealous of your 19! I did buy myself a little decant of it so I am happy. I do have obsession on the way from Rubegon so I'm good. I gotta learn how to post pics here. I do have a few...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Is the Maja or Obsession still available?
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    Re: Brand new M7 for swap or sale

    Another pm coming your way just in case...
  96. Re: why the fragrance oil for brands smells not like the original !like Gucci, Aqua ..etc

    I have some fragrance oils from Bahrain and was wondering about the quality of the oil. I have Gucci, Shalimar, Passion, Opium, and Chanel 5. I have no interest in mixing though. The velvet box is...
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    Re: Cheap Retail Therapy Oh My

    Newly turned dirt? I'm in! I love dirt and all the life it breeds. Im gonna strive to get more "dirty" fragrances. Looks like a shopping spree is brewing my way.
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    Re: What's in your SOS (Sack-O-Stinkers)?

    Versus by Versace. Robitussin in a fancy bottle signed by Gianni Versace.
  99. Re: Looking for the closest match to an old discontinued favourite

    The bottle I have has a red cap with gold letters. It is triangular at the base. 100 ml Esau de toilette. The top kind of looks like an incomplete letter C. I'm not sure what this is supposed to...
  100. Re: Looking for the closest match to an old discontinued favourite

    I have a bottle of the Versace Versus in the red bottle. Smells like robitussin to me, I never wear it. I do love cypress but all I get from this bottle is cough syrup. My niece gave it to me years...
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