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    Re: Death of the Metrosexual

    Metrosexual is urbane. Well-groomed, -dressed, and -bodied.

    If you're young and not those things these days, you're losing out.
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    Re: Expensive taste

    If you know what you're doing and blend the right mix of articles, you can dress impeccably for very little money.

    I look 100-fold more expensively dressed in my cheapest assortment than the...
  3. Re: Seven deadly fashion sins that should never have been brought back

    Skinny jeans? Are you kidding me?

    They're sexy as sin.

    Esp. when the girl in question - provided that she's in shape - is wearing them tucked into boots or with heels, as pictured somewhere in...
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    Re: Which $15 Bottle Do I Return?

    Decided I don't even like Opium.

    I love PC EDC, but do others find it to be incredibly short-lived?

    What else is bears a close resemblance but is in EDT or, better yet, EDP form?

    Based on...
  5. Re: Very rudimentary question on creating a one-dimensional frag.

    I personally like the human scent concept, but simultaneously need to be clean.

    Surely you've heard of the study in which the same man jogged a certain number of days in the same shirt, and random...
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    Re: Skin Care Consultation

    Thanks for the tip.

    However, not to sound cynical, but the cosmetics industry is one replete with conflicting information. Talk to a quality dermotologist, read a medical study.
    ...
  7. Re: Has Anyone ever Switch to Cartridge from a DE?

    Whatever works for you is best.

    Two things are beyond question:

    1. Experimentation, like with frag.s, is essential.
    2. If you make any change to your shaving regiment, dispose of the canned...
  8. Re: Very rudimentary question on creating a one-dimensional frag.

    You certainly know your stuff, Sculpture.:)

    PS Have you tried "Shocking," the frag. to which a recent column on this site alluded?
  9. Re: Very rudimentary question on creating a one-dimensional frag.

    [QUOTE=scentophile;1352742]You know what the sexiest scent is? Personal confidence ;).

    No question there.

    I'm just a curious cat with some free time on my hands ;)
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    Re: Knock-Off Frag.s

    Esq., I'm Persian. There is no definitive way to spell a Persian word in English. My last name is Kowsari. My immediate family spells it that way, but even some of my uncles/aunts/etc spell it...
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    Re: Dirty, Booze, Tobacco Frag.

    Kors' scent is amazing.

    Didn't get to try many of the other suggestions, unfortunately.
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    Re: Knock-Off Frag.s

    EXACTLY.

    As Mr. Esquire pointed out, I'm no expert. However. I do represent the majority of ppl - who are not basenoters.

    I have conducted this test extensively.

    Pierre Cardin, to everyone...
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    Re: Funeral. Question

    Ok, the title of this thread has to go in "You Know You're a Basenoter When..."
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    Re: Bio silk oil therapy by Farouk

    Yes. Absolutely.

    Go to a local Sally's and get a silicone-based serum. I can't vouche for their being different - my gf says they are, I don''t think so - but they're significantly better priced....
  15. Re: Very rudimentary question on creating a one-dimensional frag.

    Haha, no oily and shiny are sexy too, but I like their actual SMELL too.

    Would the sweat go rancid in an oil that has an exceedingly long shelf life - IE mineral oil?

    I was thinking that this...
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    Re: Knock-Off Frag.s

    Yeh.

    I smelled Brut.

    It's close, pretty damn close...

    JK, it's the nastiest frag. I think I've smelled and it's nothing like 212's Sexy., which, on second smelling, also sucks.

    212 PH is...
  17. Re: Men: Do you pluck your eyebrows... and if so, WHY?

    Hahah, no kidding. Poster above is way off-base.

    All guys my age care about is sex.
  18. Re: Very rudimentary question on creating a one-dimensional frag.

    But human sweat mixed with a carrying oil?

    Does that even require talent?
  19. Re: Very rudimentary question on creating a one-dimensional frag.

    Then option two: Tons of sweat, carried in oil.

    That's just beautiful, because it moisturizes too.

    Throw in some water, make it even funkier.
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    Re: Knock-Off Frag.s

    Well, depends on the niche.

    Suffice it to say everythig Dept. store is cheap. Jovan and Coty to Gucci and Chanel.

    Emulatable.

    Niche doesn't necessarily mean good. You're right.

    But top...
  21. Very rudimentary question on creating a one-dimensional frag.

    If you've read one of the latest articles on this website, it discusses how body-scent frag.s appeal to ppl, with Napoleon writing to Josephine, "I'm coming home in a few days. Don't wash."
    ...
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    Re: Knock-Off Frag.s

    Well, of course, no Wallgreens or CVS or Target is going to sell knock-offs of niche frag.s (which would be impossible anyway, since they actually use quality ingredients) because no one knows what...
  23. Re: Men: Do you pluck your eyebrows... and if so, WHY?

    At the end of the day, do what looks best on you and is most appropriate.

    That is, if you're a straight male, don't overdo it.

    If you're a dragqueen, overdo it.

    I keep my brows thinner than...
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    Knock-Off Frag.s

    "If you like [Frag. Name], then you'll love this..."

    I see it everywhere.

    I don't know that many fragrences by heart, but, like everyone and their dog, I unmistakably know what Acqua Di Gio...
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    Re: Which $15 Bottle Do I Return?

    I've by no means a cultivated nose for scents like many of you Basenoters.

    Signing up with board the other day, I - like the majority of the population - didn't know the difference between a top...
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    Re: Which $15 Bottle Do I Return?

    EDT, huh?

    Short of new-old stock, does PC still put out its original frag. in EDT form?

    Or just the phallic-looking EDC?
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    Re: Bath and Body Massage Oil

    For a bath, baby oil will do. It will also do for a massage, though not the best massage. If you want scent, add incense or scented candles.

    If you're going purely for massage, KY and other brands...
  28. Re: Men: Do you pluck your eyebrows... and if so, WHY?

    ;)

    I know it was a bit of an all-sweeping statement, but I'm going to justify it as follows:

    Look at the animal kingdom; look at apes. The alpha member of the group is the male whom the...
  29. Re: Any grayheads here going natural yet? I am.

    I say the answer lays squarely in how old you want to look.

    Nothing, within reason, spells out old age like grey hair.

    Case in point: I'm 25 and look it. When I ask ppl how old they think I am,...
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    Re: Dirty, Booze, Tobacco Frag.

    Thank you all.

    I have a lot of testing to do.
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    Re: Dirty, Booze, Tobacco Frag.

    Man, I love 70s/80s frags.

    Inspired by excess. Studio 54. Simple, hedonistic & down-to-earth.

    I'm going to try Michael Kors' frag., as it too sounds good on paper, but I'm apprehensive about...
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    Noxzema Deep Cleansing Cream

    I just bought this product and love it. While it may be minimally more drying than the Cetaphil cleanser I used to use, I love the sensation it delivers.

    I'm hearing from a select a small minority...
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    Re: Face Powder for Men

    Pass on makeup. It's the one thing I won't due as far as cosmetics go.

    Use oil blotting papers for oily skin...

    Get a tan. Clean up ur acne. Look good.

    Plus if ure to scared to ask a sales...
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    Re: Paula's choice

    Very good product line. Far superior to more expensive thigns you get at Sephora, dept stores etc
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    Poll: Re: Nail Care?

    Ya I keep my nails clean and trim and use a 4 way buffer to keep them looking good.

    Used to go for manicures but it's a waste.

    Then my GF started doing them for me, but I do a better job...
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    Re: Hair Tonic??

    Hair tonic is a broad term referring to any vague thing that can go in ur hair to do something.

    At drugstores they sell Vitalis hair tonic.

    It basically does nothing.

    Use nothing or gel,...
  37. Re: Which is better- Kiehl's White Eagle or Anthony Logistics Shave Cream?

    Both bad.

    Go with Proraso, Body Shop, Trumper's, Taylor's, etc
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    Re: American Psycho Skin care regimen

    The book is excellent but goes nowhere. It's a diary.

    Interesting tho.

    I love the Pat Bateman character and his friends, all of whom are the same.

    His skin care regiment is ridiculous, but...
  39. Re: Men: Do you pluck your eyebrows... and if so, WHY?

    I'm into my looks so ya, I get mine waxed every week or so for a modest fee.

    The dumbest thing I hear is, Why do u shave ur chest and wax ur eyebrows bla bla. It's so gay etc

    What's key to...
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    Re: Talcuum powder - any use?

    Talc is outmoded.

    Be clean, use body lotion and an EDT.

    Before I used body lotion/oil my balls used to sweat like hell so I used talc, not knowing better.

    Coating with body lotion keeps...
  41. Re: HBO's "Rome" Any men ever sport a Caesar?

    Whatever looks best on you. I used to slick back. Now I do a Roman. That guy in the pic's hair sucks tho. Thin, no texture. Works best with thick, wavy - but tamed - hair.
  42. Re: Has Anyone ever Switch to Cartridge from a DE?

    One blade is better than 2-3-4-5. It does the same thing with less potential for irritation.

    DE all the way. It takes time to adjust but once you have it's well worth the time you invested.
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    Re: best shave cream

    Lot of good suggestions here. Use creams/soaps that lather with a brush, not canned junk.

    Proraso and the Body Shop's creams, both intended to be lathered in a bowl for ideal results, are cheap...
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    Re: Armani Skin Care anyone?

    Total waste of money.

    Drugstore variety products are just as good.

    I personally use baby oil out of the shower, then dab my face with oil absorbant papers so as to not look greasy but still...
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    Re: chest hair?

    I'm into my body and being shredded and having my veins bulging. Hair masks these things, so I shave entirely.

    Trimming is an easier option, of course.

    Of Persian descent, I have a good amount...
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    Re: Exfoliant - best brand

    A lot of ppl say St. Ives' Appricot is too abbrasive - but I like it.

    For your face, for a gentler solution, mix table sugar with mineral/olive oil and apply that to your face dry, messaging it in...
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    Re: Talc vs. Antiperspirant

    Shave your armpit hair and use body lotion/vaseline in the place of any of these products.

    If that doesn't work, use unscented deod., of which there are many offerings.

    Talc and other powders...
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    Re: Uncented Baby Powder

    Use constarch powder. But don't use powder at all. It's a mess. Better options.
  49. Re: Is this "Art of Shaving" stuff any good?

    The poster above is on the money.

    AOS sucks.

    They carry Merkur razors, which, for safety razors, which you should use, are the best, but AOS overchanges slightly on the razors and majorly on...
  50. Re: "All The Best People Shave Twice a Day"

    Use a classic DE safety razor with a good lather.

    HH wasn't using shitty Mach3s and Fusions, but single-bladed razors of superior quality, and at a time during which ppl knew how to properly...
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    Re: Toothpaste..!!!

    Anything mass marketed. Don't go for niche things, or all natural ones.

    The key is to brush regularily and properly. AND FLOSS. Skip mouthwash. It's purely cosmetic, and Listerine is actually bad...
  52. Re: Getting an old-school SHAVE this weekend

    Don't support Echante. The guy who makes the products - his name eludes me - has developed this ridiculously stupid form of shaving called "Method Shaving" - which makes no sense.

    His products,...
  53. Re: Recommendations for your "private area" ?

    First off, shave everything; don't trim. Dick, balls, taint. Surrounding areas.

    I personally shave everything, except my arms. Keeps odor down, shows off how shredded I am.

    Talc - bonding your...
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    Re: What smells like Spanish Leather?

    You can't go wrong w/ Trumper's.

    Checkout their shaving creams true - utter luxury.
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    Dirty, Booze, Tobacco Frag.

    I'm looking for something along these lines, something like what the long-discontinued Jovan Gambler strikes me as having smelled like.

    Any suggestions?

    And I'm not talking Versace Dreamer.
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    Re: Which $15 Bottle Do I Return?

    Good points but I think I'm making a mistake in thinking the Pierre Cardin is not strong.

    The reason being: I doused myself with Opium and after 5 minutes couldn't smell it on me. Clearly it's a...
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    Re: Best cognac fragrance?

    +1 on the Escada.

    I love that line, but wtf were they thinking in putting out Sentiment, which, much more than an EDT, is like a body spray with a tinge more sophistication than Tag.
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    Which $15 Bottle Do I Return?

    1oz Opium EDT for man from TJ Maxx.
    8oz Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur from Wallgreens.

    My trouble is this: I have a million scents like Opium, only Opium is my favorite among them.

    The Cardin...
  59. Re: Versace Pour Homme: Initial Impressions

    To whomever mentioned Allure Sport: It's fantastic, though I infinitely prefer the original pour homme. Smart bottle design, too.

    Haven't tried VPH. 2003's Versace Man is unequivocally the worst...
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    Re: Speaking of Brut's being Hot...

    haha good.
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    Re: Maurer & Wirtz's Pussy Deluxe

    Get Velvet Kitten.
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    Speaking of Brut's being Hot...

    I've heard numerous times that the EDC smells just like 212 Sexy, a gorgeous frag.

    That said, is that dirt-cheap, splash-on cologne - not aftershave - readily available at every drugstore in...
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    Re: Opium EDT or EDP

    Go for the EDP.

    I also bought the EDT from TJ Maxx the other day; as others had recommended it to me highly based on my taste, I bought it blind.

    It's a good juice but doesn't particularily...
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    Tobac Original as an EDT?

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/tabac-original-cologne/maurer-and-wirtz/mens-fragrances/mf/en_US/02258?cur_letter=T

    I always thought this frag came in EDC form; do you guys think that since there's an...
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    Are My EDTs Getting Sucked Up?

    For a while I wasn't using frags, but I'm back into incorporating them into my daily routine.

    That said, I don't believe my frags are working as long as they ought to, or as long as they used to....
  66. Affordable Alternatives to Czech & Speake No.88?

    Anything out there?
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