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    Re: Which scents contain real Ambergris?

    I am using my own ambergris tincture in 3 fragrances only: "Pheromone for men", "Pheromone for women" and in my last perfume, "venezia Giardini Segreti".
    In all these fragrances Ambergris tincture...
  2. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Dear Hoschhti, the effect of Hyraceum on macrolitic muscs will be difficult to evaluate, as a male on 3 is to some extend anosmic to them.
  3. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    I think that personalizing this perfume with the fossilized urinary pheromones of Hyraceum is the best destiny that can befall it.

    There are pheromones in Human urine as well as in human sweat,...
  4. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Dear Rowan, you are right, it is awfully late but I am so grateful for your feedback.
    What you observed is one of the first things you understand when you start composing perfumes.
    The ingredient...
  5. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Physical aspect is the most important clue in the mating choice for human beings, but smell has a hidden role that is much more important than we believe. It is so true that one would never marry a...
  6. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    dear Cosmopolit,
    unfortunately perfume is not enough, young ladies are not anymore complimenting me about my perfume as they were 20 years ago.
    Maybe co-workers are so used to bear other's perfumes...
  7. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Thank you Akika for this interesting test made with professional persons. I believe that the effect that all notice is not really olfactory but has deeper roots, it the 3D effect whose theory I...
  8. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Thank you Akiba for the insights, I hope to have some interesting reactions from your friends and family, to help us understand what effect has Hyraceum on people who are not so passionate about...
  9. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    I would like to remind you that our research is about finding an objective truth about animal scents in perfumery. Our own opinion about our preferred scent is not objective, we should have other...
  10. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    I prepared a vial with modified Fahrenheit a couple of days ago and gave it a test drive today (on my wrist). Now, Fahrenheit is one of my top favorite fragrances just like it is, but the addition of...
  11. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Animal scents are notorious for blending well with flowery notes. I believe that they would be able add the indolic dimension, that many natural flowers have, to the synthetic flowery notes of...
  12. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Still among turkish goat herders in Cyprus distilling pink pepper trees. I am resolving the problems of connection and will soon be able to be with you here.
  13. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    I have not been in Ethiopia yet and I cannot bring an eye-witness testimony. When I asked my supplier in Ethiopia about the treatmrnt of civets, he said, "we live from them, we treat them better than...
  14. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    I love this confusion, eventually it will lead the tax people off my tracks.
    "AbdesSalaam Attar" is my perfumer's name, not my brand, but I have a line of Attars called "Sheikh Perfumes". My name is...
  15. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Hello Bogsk,
    Check down the thread, a post with the picture of the kit, you will find a link there to get it.There is no custom problem shipping Hyraceum to the US:
    PM me if you need more details.
  16. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    These comments are giving me an idea to make a Hyraceum Fragrance. A perfume centered on Hyraceum with the tincture as the main ingredient. If I do it I shall make a free bottle available to those...
  17. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Thank you Aba, very interesting about the memories. Animal scents are primordial, they go very far into our memories, they can wake up olfactory memories that we have inherited from our ancestors.
  18. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    It was most probably a synthetic civettone and this may be why it has disappeared,
  19. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    Dear Kumkat, I do not know where is the civet of Jicky, but when we finish the research with Hyraceum, the animal scent project will move to doctoring commercial fragrances with Civet and there will...
  20. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    http://www.profumo.it/images/foto_grandi/kit-hyraceum.jpg

    The Hyraceum project has jumped on the main forum here, thanks to the insistence of Purplebird and thanks to the shifting of platform that...
  21. Re: Article: Tri-dimensional and Spiritual Perfumes

    Thank you Fleurine for bringing a little bit of pepper into this conversation. We understood that you are vegan and we respect that.

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    Most people eat meat daily without being...
  22. can you send us a link to some of these writings?

    can you send us a link to some of these writings?
  23. I red it and this is why I have posted the link...

    I red it and this is why I have posted the link to my report on Kashmiri muskdeer.
    The story of culling herds of muskdeer in order to justify their Killing is false.
    There can be no ethical...
  24. I agree with you. The massacre of muskdeer is a...

    I agree with you.
    The massacre of muskdeer is a tragedy. being a lone territorial animal (not a herd one), when a mountaneer sees him, he knows that next mating season he will find him there so he...
  25. You are well informed Iodine, I believed that...

    You are well informed Iodine, I believed that there is some Hyraveum in Seville a l'aube, as this was part of the story during the launch, but we should ask denyse. She participated into the making...
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    Hello Ipp. The free samples come from Lisa of STC by USPS. Just order anything from her and you will be entitled to them.
    If you mean about our carrier from Italy, it is UPS.
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    The new Milano Caffé arrived at STC. You can get your free sample when you purchase your usual decants. If you did not get the first version, ask for both of them, they are both free.
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    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    The new Milano Caffé arrived at STC. You can get your free sample when you purchase your usual decants. If you did not get the first version, ask for both of them, they are both free.
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    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    In which country are you Ovince? please contact me at profumo@profumo.it
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    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    The new version of "Milano Caffè" is ready.
    More sofisticated, more Elegant, and also more coffee. I prefer it, the "Ethnic" insiders part of milano is still there but subdued, as any visiytor to...
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    The new version of "Milano Caffè" is ready.
    More sofisticated, more Elegant, and also more coffee. I prefer it, the "Ethnic" insiders part of milano is still there but subdued, as any visiytor to...
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    I am glad to inform that the feed back from Basenoters who received their free sample of "Milano Caffé" have started to arrive on the "Italian Series" Thread
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    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    I am glad to inform that the feed back from Basenoters who received their free sample of "Milano Caffé" have started to arrive on the "Italian Series" Thread
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    Hello Woodoodanny, we are discussing this on the Project thread, maybe you would like to give some suggestion about it.
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    You are welcome RHM.
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    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    Dear friends,

    The first version of the first perfume of the “Italian series” is ready to be sampled. It is “Milano Café”.

    The concept is that the characteristic smell of Milano is the aroma of...
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    Dear friends,

    The first version of the first perfume of the “Italian series” is ready to be sampled. It is “Milano Café”.

    The concept is that the characteristic smell of Milano is the aroma of...
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    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    Suscribe to the thread of "Italian cities" on Profumo's friends club and you will receive updates when we start the sampling rounds....
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    Welcome Diamondflame, I think that you still can get a free Tawaf sample from STC with any order there.
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    Welcome Kiliwa, there is room for everybody in this project. You will receive the updates soon about the samples if you suscribe to this thread.
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    Yes Twolf, it will happen within the next few month.
    "Cuore di Napoli" is the name proposed by my friend from Naple, does it sound better to you? You can post your comments on the profumo's friends...
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    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    Welcome to you all, you can help already getting into the profumo's friends club, which is the location where the project happens, and already voting the "concept" questions that I have put there....
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    Re: Invitation to fragrance project

    There will be for every taste, male, female and Uniex, although these distinctions I believe are cultural more than belonging to the nature of fragrances themselves.
    Moreover, when using natural...
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    Invitation to Fragrance project

    Dear friends,
    I have started composing 5 new fragrances that will feature these 5 Italian “Art cities”.
    Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples and Milan.
    It is the new "The Italian series".
    Having lived...
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    Invitation to fragrance project

    Dear friends,
    I have started composing 5 new fragrances that will feature these 5 Italian “Art cities”.
    Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples and Milan.
    It is the new "The Italian series".
    Having lived...
  46. Poll: Re: Vote for the best "TAWAF" review and you can win some Tawaf...

    Thank you Hoschhti for making me aware of the confusion.
    I did not know until now what a "runner up" was. If it is the second by votes then he is the one who will get the 33 ml bottle.
    And this is...
  47. Poll: Re: Vote for the best "TAWAF" review and you can win some Tawaf...

    The runner for the 33 ml bottle was chosen at random by my lovely daughter, instead of a cool program for sorting winners.

    It is the review "J"!!!

    Please send me your address at...
  48. Poll: Re: Vote for the best "TAWAF" review and you can win some Tawaf...

    I am also impatient Hosschti. I have towwait for Grant to tell me. I have no other way, I do not know who voted.
  49. Poll: Re: Vote for the best "TAWAF" review and you can win some Tawaf...

    Dear Hosschti, bankrupt is one who at the end of his life has send no good deeds ahead of him, his hands are empty and his treasure will be squandered by others.
    Generosity is not giving from your...
  50. Poll: Re: Vote for the best "TAWAF" review and you can win some Tawaf...

    Not so Bshell, you are the winner. Bravo! Well deserved.

    The 26 october announcement is for an other winner, a winner of a full "Tawaf blending kit", sorted among those who wrote a comment on the...
  51. Poll: Re: Vote for the best "TAWAF" review and you can win some Tawaf...

    Thank you very much for having written your review Francop. Good luck.
  52. Poll: Re: Vote for the best "TAWAF" review and you can win some Tawaf...

    Yes, I have just written to Grant. There are 2 reviews put together in G. Both are very interesting.
  53. Rickbr, Floral, All of you who are interested to...

    Rickbr, Floral, All of you who are interested to participate should PM me and also tell me their country, I shall tell you all the details.

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    Moreover, know that STC,...
  54. Please PM me your country str8shooter

    Please PM me your country str8shooter
  55. Yes Francop, please do.

    Yes Francop, please do.
  56. Article: Profumo's Tawaf: How you can help crowd source the campaign and have your chance to win a T

    You can view the page at http://www.basenotes.net/content/1288-Profumo-s-Tawaf
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    Re: La Via del Profumo calligraphies

    It is in fact a calligraphy of mine. It simply means "perfumes AbdesSalaam", pronounced Abdessalaam Utur.

    It is remarkable that in the history of islamic civilization the art of calligraphy has...
  58. Thread: Real Deer Musk

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    Re: Real Deer Musk

    Hello Chris, I am just like you, I do not like to squable.
    As I find this matter important and because your affirmation is so much in contradiction with what I know, I shall call the CITES in...
  59. Thread: Real Deer Musk

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    Re: Real Deer Musk

    Thank you for the link to CITES which I obviously had, but can you please send a direct link to the CITES documentation supporting that the trade in Moschus products (including muskdeer grains) is...
  60. Thread: Real Deer Musk

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    Re: Real Deer Musk

    Hello Chris, your info confirms what I was thinking about the myth of Muskdeer farming. The film itself is showing just a male deer and 2 females, and a few grams of musk grains that seem authentic....
  61. Thread: Real Deer Musk

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    Re: Real Deer Musk

    hello Gido, I would willingly answer if you tell me where is the confusion that you allude to, I do not find it in the thread.
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    Re: cooking with ambergris

    Here is an other link to an Ambergris dish, a King's folly...
    http://www.profumo.it/blog/index.php/2008/10/kings-folly/
  63. Re: Real Ambergris - how powerful is the smell meant to be?

    Your comments do not surprise me, having first hand experience with customers reactions to ambergris smell. Strong reactions often, as this is the only product that customers sometimes return to us....
  64. Re: Article: European Commission follows IFRA's decision to ban Musk Xylene

    Probably you mean Vanillin, whose toxicity has been "discussed" for even longer than the one of Musk Xylene.
  65. Glad to invite the ladies to a giveaway Mecca Balsam

    I send an alert to all basenoters and specially here to the ladies that following the interview I had with the public, Carol is going to draw the winners for 3 full 50 ml bottles of Mecca Balsam. You...
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    Special giveway on WAFT by Carol

    I send an alert to all basenoters who feel they are in a mood for good luck.
    Following the interview I had with the public, Carol is going to draw the winners for 3 full 50 ml bottles of Mecca...
  67. Thread: Civet

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    Re: Civet

    It is not banned in Europe but sold on the international raw market material in Europe and elsewhere. There might be some restrictions on the importation in the US.
    Companies use the chemical...
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    Re: What does "Musk" actually mean?

    Yes Gido, the trade of muskdeer products is strictly forbidden by international laws. Whatever you find for sale on the net is false. Some people even use my pictures in order to convince customers...
  69. Thread: Civet

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    Re: Civet

    yes Ginny, undenatured or non denatured should mean that it is without denaturant. The clumping of the paste is normal in the beginning, I shall send you by mail the instruction sheet that comes...
  70. Thread: Civet

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    Re: Civet

    Dear Ginny,
    the Civet paste is still good after 8 years. As a matter of fact it is good as long as it has a smell, and in a closed container I can imagine it will take centuries before it looses it...
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    Re: how to work with tonka bean absolute?

    I never do that, but you can.
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    Re: Perfumers education

    Ciao Swe_tiger,
    you can take hints from this page on olfactory education: http://www.profumo.it/blog/index.php/2008/10/olfactory-education
    AbdesSalaam Attar
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    Re: building my first organ, what i need more?

    About the organ part as hardware, You can build one following the instructions at
    http://www.profumo.it/aromaterapia/Corsi/youtube_perfume/perfumer_organ.asp
    AbdesSalaam Attar
  74. Re: Help design a men's fragrance containing Ylang

    Avery good choice to make a men's perfumne with Ylang is to introduce clary sage in the base accord.
  75. Re: Tips to make a Lavendar/Palmarosa EO blend more rich

    Ciao hirsh, to make this blend more rich and long lasting I would use either Tonka or Gaiac wood.
    Gaiac is cheap and may fix it very well without changing the smell, Tonka will definitely enrich...
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    Re: how to work with tonka bean absolute?

    Ciao Oliverandco,
    to dilute an absolute with alcohol for working is never a goos idea, because the alcohol evaporates a bit everytime you open the bottlew for working and you will soon be lost at...
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    Re: Hand Book of Perfumes With Formulations

    Ciao 30 Roses
    you can download the perfumer's manual by Dussauce 1868 at http://www.profumo.it/internet-documents/books/index_books.htm
    You will also find tips at...
  78. Balsamo della Mecca/ Mecca Balsam by Abdessalaam Attar

    still missing although Basenotes participated in launching it.
    Grant!!!
  79. Thread: Creed's roses

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    Re: Creed's roses

    Dear Hirsh, the word "simplexity" was invented for perfumery by Luca Turin himself, I sometimes use it quoting him.
    AbdesSalaam Attar (D. Dubrana)
  80. Re: Profumo.it mysore sandalwood sillage & longevity

    Thank you for calling me Asha, Hirsh is right. I know that he is a Sandalwood fan and he just stated a fact. He also received from me a sample of the pure Mysore essential oil, so he has seen the...
  81. Re: More Profumo.it Only the "Scents of the Soul"

    Dear scentsitivity,
    I thank you for your help in completing the list of my perfumes in the directory, but these that you mentioned in your post are not fragrances of my line, they are only single...
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    Re: Why Turin isn't updating the Guide

    Different skins absorb different molecules at different speed, this is how the perfumes reacts to different skins. The evolution of the perfume is different.
    In any case when someone uses a perfume,...
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    Re: Why Turin isn't updating the Guide

    My dear friend Natural Juice. I estimate you but in this case I disagree with you. I confess to be a little biased towards Luca but my arguments are very simple: we professionals use scent strips in...
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    Re: Perfumers alcohol in the UK?

    Hello Hirsh, you should be able to find 96° pure natural alcohol insupermarkets or in alcoholics shops. This is the stuff used to make fruits into alcohol. It is not as expensive as you think, about...
  85. Re: Do you ever feel that your nose is becoming too refined for the worse?

    You are greatly mistaking, Arwen, a great reviewer does speak as little as possible in an alatytical way of a perfume. He should not try to be a gaz chromatography machine. See Luca Turin; analogies,...
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    Re: truest ambergris

    The fresher tha ambergris the more fecal is the smell. Chemical processes happen inside the lumps during the years of floating at sea.
    I do not remember if Linda got her Ambergris from me or from...
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    Re: truest ambergris

    My ambergris is from finds. I never came across the fresh viscous matter expelled by the spermwhale when it is fresh or taken from a dead animal, but to my knowledge it is not usable either in...
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    Re: truest ambergris

    We used to sell muskdeer tincture which I prepared myself from the muskdeer pods that I bought 20 years ago in Kashmire. You can see my recent report on Kashmiri muskdeer with the pictures that I...
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    Re: Ambergris Lovers?

    Dear Archibald, you are right, the dilution that I sell online is rather bland, being studied to be used as a normal spray perfume and for layering fragrances. I also have a concentrate tinctures for...
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    Re: Ambergris Lovers?

    Dear L'Aventurier, there is no ambergris in Sea Wood, I am sorry, although it was once listed as an ingredient.
    My only perfumes with ambergris are "Pheromone" pour Femme and Pour Homme.
    Salaam
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    Dear Asha, your nose always stupefies me. There is indeed a dash of Benzoin as you say. I shall check the formula and tell you what else you have guessed rightly. Maybe you could insert Angelica...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    This is a beautiful review. It is a pity that Grant has not inserted Angelica Water yet in the list of my fragrances.
    I think that the otherwordly effect that you feel is due to the Angelica...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    It is very much like him, I proposed him to challenge me with a perfume and he did it his own way, not by my rules.
    I would not say it was mean on his part though, because I am convinced that if he...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    The enigma of "L" has been resolved by Asha and Nostalgie, "L" is the bespoke perfume that was composed for Luca Turin. The game of the enigma was based on the initial letter of Luca, the name of the...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    Dear Asha, indeed, there is nothing to guess about this perfume, "S" is the name with which I was asked to label this bespoke fragrance. Making abstraction of the possible ingredients helps us to...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    The partially fermented note that you describe is proper to the Turkish E. O and only when it is very fresh.
    Nostalgie is nearing the solution of the Enigma Aromatica.
    Don't you want to share your...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    You are very right and there is a subtility in this, yes the letter "L" is important both to the name and to the story, but for different reasons.
    Here is the 5th clue:
    "The letter "L" is important...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    Most of us have the hallucination. There is in "L" a phantasm note of Violet flower which someone else has called Iris (Iris has been used to make violet perfumes) so much so that I have been tempted...
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    Dear Nostalgie, the citruslike note is from the rose otto, (Rose E.O) that contains citronellol (up to 50%) and Citral (3%).
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    Re: Profumo Samples: Nostalgie's group

    As I had rightly guessed, Asha has already discovered what perfume is "L", but the game still goes on.
    For the others here is the 4th clue:
    "Yes, Rose is a note of the accord, to discover what...
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