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    Re: Jean Paul Guerlain Article

    Loved this. Thank you for sharing.
  2. Re: I'm a woman & don't like "feminine" scents!

    I agree. I am returning to fragrance after a 15 year hiatus. It's really hard for me to like current "women" fragrance. They are all super sweet or soft or just banal. I have had great fun with...
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    Re: What is the first oud that I should try?

    Wow. Thank you all very much. I have made a list of oud fragrances to try, but I think that it is true that I should try real oud first. I will get a sample as soon as the budget allows. Your...
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    Re: What is the first oud that I should try?

    Thanks all so much! I didn't realize that fragrances don't use real oud, but aroma chemicals. I will find some oils first, then work my way through the suggestions. This voyage of scent is great. I...
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    What is the first oud that I should try?

    Hi, I hope that it's okay that I am posting on the guy's side. I am interested in oud, and am going to try some samples for the first time. Is St. Laurent's M7 the most representational? I started...
  6. Re: Most worn in June, Second Quarter and First Half of 2014

    This is easy. Timbuktu has been my signature scent for years. Only in the past few months have I gone on an exploration of other scents and tracking down scents I wore years ago. Since then, vintage...
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    Re: Looking for similar scent

    If she likes Chanel no 5, she probably likes aldehydes. What about a floral classic with some powderiness? Quite lovely- Apre l'Ondee by Guerlain?
  8. Re: How can I tell original formula Rive Gauche by YSL by the box?

    That post on Raiders is genius. I love the batch code checker!
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    Re: Scent of 150-year-old perfume re-created at NJ laboratory

    What a fascinating story. Thank you.
  10. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    I second that. Especially Cuir Beluga!
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    Re: Summer Male Frag Options from Sephora

    What about Davidoff "Cool Water"? Or am I dating myself?:laugh:
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Rec'd my bottle of vintage Diorissimo yesterday. I think that I've found my summer scent!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28.June.2014

    Vintage Cabochard today.
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    Re: What are the best 'Green' Fragrances?

    I enjoyed it too! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Today, Miss Balmain. My new fragrance exploration is going to be leather.
  16. Re: Deal-breaker notes, What are your least favorite perfume notes?

    I can't tolerate aldehydes. They give me a headache.
  17. Re: Deal-breaker notes, What are your least favorite perfume notes?

    Eau Illuminee is one of my favorite scents. It's unique.
  18. Thread: Cedar Notes

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    Re: Cedar Notes

    I love all woods- cedars and vetiver especially. Haven't tried oud yet.
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    Cuir beluga or Bois D'arge not would be great.
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    Deauchafour did Timbuktu. My all time favorite.
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    Edmond Roudnitska and Bertrand Douchafour
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    Re: Is there such thing...?

    Decant companies like The Posh Peasant and Surrender to Chance have sample packs. I think Surrender to Chance has a sale on them until Friday. Use code Sampler. I'm definitely going to partake of...
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    Re: What is a split?

    Thanks. What a great idea!
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    What is a split?

    And how does that work?
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Today I bought a 5 ml decant of Frédéric Malle, Parfum de Therese. My goal is to try as many of Edmond Roudnitska fragrances that I can find.
  26. Re: When did perfumes start listing ingredients?

    Thanks for your imput. I really don't think that a can of Rive Gauche from 79 would list ingredients. I'm finding that the term "vintage" is used pretty liberally on ebay.

    Sent from my SCH-I545...
  27. When did perfumes start listing ingredients?

    May I get your advise? I was looking for a bottle of my favorite vintage perfume. I found one on ebay, and the seller says that it has been hers since the 70's . But it has a list of ingredients on...
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    Re: Is Vent Vert juice green?

    Thanks so much for the info. Very helpful!

    Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
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    Is Vent Vert juice green?

    Hi all. I'm dying to try vintage Vent Vert. Was the color of the actual fragrance pale green? Thanks!
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    Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Some vintage Diorella. Mind blown.
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Today I found a tiny bottle of Mystere de Rochas on ebay. No other bidders! This was one of my favorites years ago. I can't wait!

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    Re: your favorite discontinued frags

    I still miss Gucci 3, Hermes Amazone, Armani Woman and the original Ivoire de Balmain. Fond memories. But happily, I just found a bottle of Gucci 3 on ebay. I hope it's the real thing.

    Sent...
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    Re: Anyone here use just one spray?

    For work, I always use only one spray. I work with the public, so you know how that is. At home, I sometimes spray two. Never more.
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    Re: Chanel no.5 eau de cologne

    I just received what looks to be a vintage bottle of Chanel No 5 EDC on ebay. I am probably the only person on the planet who has never tried the parfum, so I can't comment on a comparison. But I...
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    Re: My first scrubber!

    Gave No 19 one more try. Just can't do it. Life is too short. And there are so many others to try!
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    Re: My first scrubber!

    I do love a vintage bottle of Chanel's Cologne for Men. And I used to wear Coco when it came out in the 80's. Tomorrow I am going to try No. 19 one more time.
    Will just have to work my way through...
  37. Re: Found a note that I dislike: galbanum. What's your scent peeve?

    Clove and amber. Seriously off putting for me.
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    Re: My first scrubber!

    Thanks. I will avoid it also. Maybe Chanel just isn't for me?
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    Re: My first scrubber!

    I am pretty frugal with fragrance, I don't think that I have ever spritzed more than once per day. I am thinking that aldehydes might be the culprit to my headache. Tried a vintage Chanel 5 EDT last...
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    My first scrubber!

    Having just recovered my olfactory senses from the 80's, I have rediscovered my love for fragrance. I have been searching out old classics such as Mitsouko, Joy and my old favorite Rive Gauche. Just...
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