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    Re: SotD Sunday 31 May

    I am Riannon's scent twin in pure,raw Shalimar . . . uncut and uncensored! ;-) Working this afternoon, then off to interview a lounge/bohemian/jazz/alt concept band afterward.
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 30 May 2009

    Today, I'm sampling Creed Virgin Island Water - a stretch for me because I'm usually not big on coconut-lime anything, but a friend was gushing about it, so I was curious. The floral notes are almost...
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    Re: S o t D Sunday 24 May

    Rainy day, but kind of nice. Almost wore Shalimar, but landed on TF Black Orchid instead. It's a sillage kind of day for me.
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    Re: SotD Friday 22 May

    Hugging myself in Magical Moon today. I was worried this might be too sweet in the warm weather, but it's working nicely. The dry sandalwood and more tart fruit smells are coming out as opposed to...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 May

    Hello, All!
    A busy day of networking, e-mail and phone tag, plus some vintage clothing shopping possibly followed up with a free concert tonight?
    Feeling "funky fresh" while kickin' it with my...
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    Re: SotD Monday 18 May

    :lolk:
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    Re: Should I get this?

    Ah, no one's tried these colors yet? Well, they are kind of new. I suppose if they look really bad, I can just return them.
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    Re: SotD Monday 18 May

    I'm starting my week off by having a raunchy tryst with my beloved but rarely visited Alien. I'm wearing a tad too much and I don't care! Hah. It's making me feel good, and I need it.

    Made two...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 17 May

    Asha- thanks for your reviews of the two new AA's. It's so funny with them, I think they are all either really blah or completely fantastic. I'm a little bummed they came out with something as droll...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 17 May

    veuve amiot : I don't know if this works for you or not, but when that happens to me, I look at it as a gift. Sure, I'm still a little flustered and sometimes I act goofy around the person (or before...
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    Re: Mineral make-up survey!

    I just find it interesting, because I think there are myths perpetuated on both sides. Just because a product is labeled "paraben free" does not necessarily mean that is labeled in such a way that...
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    Re: S O T D Saturday May 16th

    In my boredom at work, even though I still have on Noa, I remembered a sample of Kenzo Flower I had in my purse, so I put a little on the back of my hands.This is interesting, quirky, and fun. I'm...
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    Re: Mineral make-up survey!

    This seems less and less like an opinion poll and more like your soap box. I think this thread has a misleading label.
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    Re: S O T D Saturday May 16th

    What a cowinky!:D Today's SOTD for me is *Noa* , my go-to crowd pleaser in any weather and most any social situation.

    I'm also diffusing some oils in the air: white tea and green fig mixed....
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    Re: Mineral make-up survey!

    It's not just "mineral makeup" or any advertising claims - I try to use fewer products that contain those ingredients in general . I believe in erring on the side of caution. Your skin is an organ -...
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    Re: Mineral make-up survey!

    To be fair, and I know not all mineral makeups can claim this, but one of the appeals of mineral makeups is the ones that are free of talc, parabens, 'phates, petro-chemicals, etc.
    of course, most...
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    Re: SOTD Friday, May 15, 2009

    Happy Birthday, Musse!

    Determined to use up some of my decants and samples, I'm SOTD is Creed Spring Flower again. I wonder how long it would take me to use it up if I used it every day? But I...
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    Should I get this?

    I've been wanting to try a new makeup routine, I have kind of a hodge-podge right now.
    It's really hard to start over from scratch. It can cost a lot up front. I've been curious about mineral...
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    Re: What's your fav mascara?

    Cover Girl. Lash Blast. Brown/Black. Waterproof. Holy Grail.
    'Nuff Said!


    (Although I'd love to try one of the "Luxe" Lash Blasts for fun)
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    Re: SotD Thursday 14 May-09

    I'm having an "off" day. Not bad, just . . . ehhh. It's been storming off and on all day. One of the kitties for some reason wanted to hide from the thunder and kept burrowing into me. Poor dear....
  21. Re: Calyx Sheer Exhilaration by Prescriptives

    I haven't smelled this yet, but I'm intrigued! I only just recently sniffed Calyx (I know, as long as it's been around, right?) and was very pleasantly surprised. I already thought it was pretty...
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    Re: Delphinium?

    Futami- that's it! The smell I recall was a bit like iris and a bit like very faint lily. It did not "fill the room" like the description of the older varieties in the above posted link, but it was...
  23. Poll: Re: Which Ava Luxe is best? Help me decide!

    HOG! The floral will be nice for warmer weather.
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    Re: Delphinium?

    Hmmm. I seem to recall some fresh cut delphinium having a scent, although it wasn't strong it was pleasant. Maybe it was hybrid or something?
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 13 May

    Last night SOTe was *my* custom blend that I call Aurelia, a nice lush chage after the effervescent herbal-ness of Anisia Bella all day.
    This morning, it's the el-cheapo frag buffet! (LOL) I'm...
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    Delphinium?

    Are the only fragrances with a listed Delphinium note from Neil Morris and BPAL? Those are the only ones I can find right now, but I'm open to suggestion, including generic soliflores, soaps,...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 12 May

    Today I'm feeling fresh, spunky, and a little off-kilter in Aqua Allegoria Anisia Bella with a hint of eau de Aveeno Positively Ageless SPF 70 Sunblock. :P

    Let me just say that I am amazed that...
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    Re: Help...I need Hyacinth!

    I'll be sending you an e-mail shortly! :)
    "Storm" is one of the Neil Morris fragrances that I have been dying to try, particularly because I have never smelled a delphinium note, except for in the...
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 May -09

    Nukapai- I agree that Creed Spring Flowers is not worth its price tag. The original I have is from a decant someone gave me. There is also a high-end, pure perfume dupe that I like even better than...
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    Re: How do you decide what to wear?

    Sometimes, I just have a strong craving and know what I want. I've been known to wake up in the middle of the night and know what I want to wear in the morning. (Weird?) Aside from that it's weather,...
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    Re: Help...I need Hyacinth!

    I have a hyacinth parfum . . . generic soliflore. I can decant you a sample. Let me know, and it's yours! :D
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 May -09

    Today, I'm in Creed Spring Flower. It doesn't interfere, in fact, compliments, the soapy-flowery smell of my sunblock. (No matter what the calender says, summer has arrived here in my town . . . with...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 10 may-09

    Happy Mother's Day to all of the Pretty Smellin' Mamas out there! :)

    Sorry for my long absence, I've been busy.

    I've been sampling Be Delicious Fresh Blossom. It's similiar but definitely...
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    Re: Is Sandalwood skanky?

    It *is* still creamy good - very conditioning - hands are always soft and clean. Other than that sharp bit at the beginning, the rest is as sandalwood should be. And the box is pretty, too. :D
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    Re: SotD Monday 30 March

    Okay. I'm ready to turn this crummy Monday around. Bought some delicious coffee, got rid of the remnants of that awful (on me) fragrance, and after all of that talk of sandalwood and Shalimar,...
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    Re: Is Sandalwood skanky?

    I'm with others - it can smell skanky, but it shouldn't. I'm more inclined to think the "skankiness" is not the synthetic, but the poor quality natural . To my nose, the more synthetic sandalwood...
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    Re: SotD Monday 30 March

    Sampled Tommy Bahama for women, on a whim, didn't read up on notes. It's a nice fresh watery/woodsy floral, but out of nowhere came a big blast of gardenia, and I can't wear it. I'm having a hard...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 25 March

    >le sigh<
    Not impressed. At all.

    Quick! Someone recommend something incense-y to make up for it! (Try me, I might have a sample around here some where)
    Or maybe I'll just put on some Black...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 25 March

    Finally! - Sampling Baiser du Dragon. I can't come up with a full verdict yet, as I've only had it on for about a half hour and I don't think it's gone through all of its stages yet.
    So far, I...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday March 24th

    Wearing my custom blend, Aurelia, again.
    Still clutching my wittle bitty sample of Baiser du Dragon, slightly fearing the gardenia note. I think I'll save this for tomorrow - we're expecting...
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    Re: Best/worst name of a perfume?

    "Groucho Eau Fraiche":bounce:
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    Re: Best/worst name of a perfume?

    Celine Dion. She's so annoying, I don't care what the juice in the bottle smells like. For that matter, any celeb fragrance that just has the celeb's name, but no specific name for the frag. And it...
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    I can't recall ever being interested in a fragrance because of its commercial, however, I will confess that magazine write-ups have often lured me toward a new frag, or at least to trying it.
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    "Onomatopoeia" - a cacauphony of notes.Some big, loud, fruity floral

    "Spatula" - would be some kind of gourmand scent, obviously

    "Thespian" - Would smell like powder, pancake makeup, and...
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    Re: SotD Monday 23 March

    Beautiful weather today, but I'm feeling quiet, dark, and intense. (Not all in a bad way.)
    Black Orchid it is for me.

    On another "note" - was pleasantly surprised to discover that the rest of...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 19 March

    Out of everything that I have, I am wearing Magical Moon again, but today only because I have another rehearsal, I know it doesn't offend my castmates or make anyone sneezy. I can't risk a new scent...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 18 March

    Mmmm everyone smells so good today, all of that iris in the air! :)
    It's a gorgeous spring day here, warm air with a cool breeze and considerably little humidity.
    I'm wearing a custom-blend oil I...
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    Re: Please Stop Asking Me

    When they ask about men, I often jokingly reply "baking cookie dough".:thumbsup: Although it's not far off. I see a lot of couples lately where the men are only interested in their SO's smelling of...
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    Please Stop Asking Me

    . . . which fragrance will draw men to you, which fragrance will draw women to you,which fragrance will make you irrisistable, etc.
    Sure, there are certain notes that research has shown that...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 17 March

    I wish I could wear Chanel No 19 or anything with oakmoss. It doesn't matter whose oakmoss or what form it is, it always turns on me. I like smelling it on other people who can pull it off, though....
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 17 March

    Considered Green Irish Tweed, but it comes off more potent on me. Thought about carnation scents.
    Then settled on a green fig oil we have at the shop where I work. It's not called green fig, but...
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    Re: Surprises

    To be fair, if there are rumors that something might be discontinued, it may cause a spike in sales . Maybe they don't want to dispell the rumors. lol.:grin:

    If you do try Alien, I recommend the...
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    Re: SotD Monday 16 March

    Ooooh. So many good SOTD's today! I am also a Magical Moon lover.

    Happy Day to the Birthday People!

    It's rainy, I'm tired and a little anxious. Wearing Noa, trying to remain calm and gentle,...
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    Re: What to pair with Linden Flower?

    I think we have a winner! I did two variations. One was equal parts linden flower & french lavender with a smaller amount of honey tangerine. The other was the above mentioned blend of linden flower...
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    Re: Surprises

    :wave:

    Thank you!

    :bounce:
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    Re: Surprises

    Like Black Cat, I turned my nose up (pun intended) at Alien, but now it's one of my faves. I wasn't expecting the almost=creamy drydown and over all it seems to love my chemistry.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 15 March

    Who makes Patchouli Antique?
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    Re: Favorite fragranced bath soaps?

    I love Mistral soaps and I haven't found them to linger too long. Particularly the one called "Green Fig" or "Green FIg and Orange Blossoms" (It's the exact same scent, not sure why they changed the...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 15 March

    Good wishes and congrats all around!
    Poking my nose back in and wearing Magical Moon again. It got lots of compliments at play rehearsals the other day, so I thought I would wear it again.I need...
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    Re: What does sex smell like?

    I agree on the earlier concensus that it is merely a boozey note those frags have in common.
    As for a fragrance or a note that would smell "like sex", I would think that would be nearly impossible....
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    Re: What to pair with Linden Flower?

    Oh, I like the tangerine idea. We have an oil based on a particular variety called "honey tangerine" that is absolutely devine, but it has a tendancy to take over when paired with other things....
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    Re: SotD Monday 2 March

    That's funny, I almost wore Alien today, but settled on Magical Moon. Shared celestial references not intended.:cheesy:
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    Re: What to pair with Linden Flower?

    Ooh, Mag - great minds think alike! I played with another concoction that involved a small amount of spearmint paired with the linden flower and a jasmine tea oil.

    I contemplated a pairing with...
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    Re: SotD Monday 2 March

    Good morning, all!
    Wearing Hanae Mori Magical Moon parfum. I think I have a new(to me) love. Proof positive that all frags should be worn at least once first before one lets the list of notes...
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    Re: What to pair with Linden Flower?

    Update: I paired two parts linden flower with one part French lavender. I chose the French Lavender because it's a little softer and sweeter than our other varieties. The opening was very green, but...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 1 March

    Jasmine *and* soapiness? I will have to try this some time.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 1 March

    Hello! I'm a forum newb, although I've used Basenotes for reference for a long time and am not new to frags.
    It's cold and windy and bitter today. I'm wearing Hypnotic Poison to heat things up....
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    Re: What to pair with Linden Flower?

    I'm hoping to make a blend. Lavender is a great idea. I'll play around with some today to see what I can come up with. The thing with lavender is that we have several variations on it, so it's all...
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    What to pair with Linden Flower?

    Okay, I'm not *exactly* DIY, but I work in a shop that sells perfume oils and have recently fallen in love with linden flower, but I find it to be a little too singular on its own, even though it...
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