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    Poll: Re: D&G The One VS Armani Code

    imo - nothing beats the one. i'd even take it over aventus
  2. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    MI

    just because
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    Boss bottled unlimited

    Has any one tried the new Boss Bottled Unlimited?

    Although the notes are different - to me - it smells exactly like YSL L'Homme. Has anyone else found this?
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    Creed Scents - the cheap way

    I was looking at the list of Creed fragrances and noticed quite a few have perfumes which smell very similar, but cheaper.

    GIT - Cool Waters
    Aventus - Insurrection Pure II
    Imperial Milliseme-...
  5. Thread: Too many sprays

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    Re: Too many sprays

    :grin::grin::grin:
  6. Thread: Too many sprays

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    Too many sprays

    ...So...erm...I went to a local store today and spoke to a sales assistant about Musc Ravaguer. I told him, i didn't like it because i couldn't smell the sweetness and all i got was clove. This is...
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    Re: D&G The One. Worth it?

    Has there been a reformulation? I remember it was suggested a few months ago, but the rumour was a hoax.

    Any evidence of a a new The One?
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    Re: Nikos Sculpture for Spring?

    This.

    I love sculpture and its one of the fragrances i buy repeatedly
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    Re: purchasing a discontinued scent

    Many thanks for advice. It has given me more confidence.
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    purchasing a discontinued scent

    Im looking for Issey Miyake Pour Homme Gold Absolute, and i have seen it on a couple of websites. The fragrance was limited edition and discontinued so i'm not sure if i should make a purchase as i...
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    Re: Wardrobe Essentials

    i wouldn't say any of my scents are essential, but i have continually bought Sculpture by Nikos, for about 10 years. Even if i don't use it that often anymore, i'll always have a bottle.
  12. Re: New releases: L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Yuzu and Sport Mint

    Has anyone seen/tried this?

    I've been to a number of stores and the staff don't even know about it
  13. Thread: Aventus Oil

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    Aventus Oil

    Has anyone tried this oil? Does it smell like the perfume and does it have even better longevity?

    http://www.creedboutique.com/creed-perfumed-oils/185-aventus-perfumed-oil.html
  14. Re: help choosing a fragrance (yep another one of these threads)

    lol

    yes, that would make sense, but none of us here stick to just one fragrance, right?
  15. help choosing a fragrance (yep another one of these threads)

    i have recently finished a bottle of Frapin L'Humaniste and I need a new bottle of something. I want a day kind of scent and was toying with the idea of getting Penhaligon's Endymion or Creed M.I.
    ...
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    Re: What are the best Aquatic fragrances??

    i never thought of MI as an aquatic, but it very much is.

    Thus I agree with Jack (I find issy and adg a bit nauseating).

    I'm not even a big creed supporter but i have to say MI would be my...
  17. Thread: My top three

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    Re: My top three

    my current top 3

    frapin 1270
    gucci pour homme ii
    D&G the one (i dont care about longevity i spray on clothes too)
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    Re: ordering frapin samples from official site

    it was about a week for me when i tried maybe even less. i emailed a rep, the same day she replied asking for my address, within a few days i got my samples.

    i was quite impressed with their...
  19. Thread: Layering Frags

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    Yesterday I layered

    ...i know many don't agree with layering, but i had to share this one.

    Pure Havane + Aqua di gio.

    In my opinion it worked very well. The fruity/aquatic balance was amazing. I had a travel size...
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    Re: what scent won't you buy again?

    Musc Ravaguer.

    I can't believe no one has mentioned it.

    Tom Ford Black Orchid will never get purchased again either. I found it nauseating.
  21. Re: Should I buy L'Homme if I already own La Nuit De L'Homme? Opinion Please

    If you like it, yes.

    Your argument about not wearing it because you have other bottles, is only relevant if you decide to stop purchasing fragrances until all current options cease. If you still...
  22. Thread: Dark vanilla

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    Re: Dark vanilla

    co-sign.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

    +1 :thumbsup:
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    Re: Any fragrances similar to Frapin 1270?

    i dont think L'instant is anything like 1270.

    i dont think you will find a similar fragrance with same longevity because it is fruity. I dont know many fruity scents that go beyond 6hrs. as...
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    Re: So I held a fragrance showdown......

    Not a surprising result. 1 million is very nice if used correctly. Plenty people mention it as a favourite - hence it's popularity. It gets bad press from basenoters because so many people wear it....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got myself a compliment at work today. Been the first in a while. Gucci Pour Homme 2 the cause.


    Actually,i tell a lie. whenever i go out wearing Frapin 1270, I always get a compliment. But for...
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    Re: Hermes Ambre Narguile projection/longevity

    Few scents have as good longevity. I get 10 hours easily
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    Re: Dolce and Gabbana The One Longevity/Projection

    Does that technique really work, or is it your skin?

    I tend to spray on clothes. Longevity is great on material.
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    Re: Pure Malt vs. New Haarlem

    I prefer pure malt, but for a signature scent i would pick new harleem. I say this because i feel pure malt stands out more whereas NH is more casual. PM hands down for nights out and special...
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    Re: Anyone try Heeley perfumes?

    From my experience (I have sampled most of them), the fragrances smell very nice, but longevity is poor
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    Re: Favorite bottle design

    i really like the simplicity of frederic malle bottles. I don't like a lot of the fragrances but the bottle tempts me to buy.
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    Re: Invasion Barbare - MDCI

    i received a sample of this and was so disappointed -especially after reading the notes and reading many reviews. smells a bit too medicinal for my liking
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    Re: Shopping frustration

    it seems samples are far easier to attain in the US than in the UK.

    Thanks for your insight Donna. I'll go easy on SAs next time. :thumbsup:
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    Shopping frustration

    Just out of curiosity, as a basenoter, do you find shopping for perfume frustrating. I don't know what it's like in other countries but i feel so aggrieved in the UK. Here are my main peeves.

    1-...
  35. Re: Best La Collection Privée Christian Dior Scent?

    Bois D'argent is my faourite. Ambre Nuit is very nice to.

    i know a few people who like leather oud, but i think it is vile. i found this reaction funny
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nESNTcdec6Q
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    Re: Frapin L'Humaniste

    i say its not legit, because anyone who has L'Humaniste would never give it away. :laugh:

    I think the seller is not doing anyone any favours by posting a pic that looks stolen from an ad campaign...
  37. Re: Spice Bomb! Spice Bomb! You're my Spice Bomb! and Baby You Can Turn Me On! A Review of SpiceBom

    i have tried a lot of spice fragrances and this is my favourite, although i can see how people might think it is too sweet/powdery.

    I went to a bar recently and someone was wearing spicebomb. i...
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    Re: Cinnamon cookie dipped in vanilla

    forget musc rav - it's foul!!!!

    i think you should try Hermes Ambre Narguile. Not exactly vanilla, but warm, cinnamon with vanillic notes. It's also very long lasting. Personally i think it's the...
  39. Re: What was the last fragrance you had to scrub off, or at least contemplated doing so?

    musc ravaguer
    frapin 1697
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite amber?

    Good point! Although Ambre Narguille is my favourite fragrance of those listed, it doesn't actually smell that much like amber. From what i've smelt 114 is my prefered choice.
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    Re: Pure Malt back in UK stores!!!

    I totally disagree. So what if others have Pure Malt. Life's to short to not want others to enjoy whats good. There are enough niche fragrances out there which provide a degree of exclusivity, if...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

    i picked up a sample of this last week from Frapin. it's nice, but it didnt blow me away like other frapin fragrances. i guess i need to give it more time.
  43. Thread: Dental Hygeine

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    Re: Dental Hygeine

    the problem i have is accessibility. i haven't figured out how to get floss and fingers towards the back of my mouth successfully. lol

    regular floss doesn't clean as well as flossette.

    the oil...
  44. Thread: Dental Hygeine

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    Re: Dental Hygeine

    i try to floss after every meal, and brush three times a day. i used to brush after every meal but i was told too much is bad for the enamel. i have just been looking into oil pulling. Apparently...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Joop! Homme Wild

    When Joop first came out the company released a body cream, and that's what i got when i tried joop wild. it's like a cousin. Different from the original but from the same family
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    Re: Wats everyones top 5 favorites?

    My top 5 always changes. My 5 are based on scent alone and not longevity or projection

    1- Frapin 1270
    2- D&G The One
    3- Creed Virgin Island Water
    4- Frapin L'Humaniste
    5- Victor & Rolf Spice...
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    Re: how much do you spray?

    The amount i spray is based on the atomiser. Sometimes i press and very little comes out so i have to spray more.

    For the heavy hitters (tobacco vanille) 2 sprays. For the lighter fragrances i...
  48. Re: Scents in your wardrobe but not available in your country

    It's easily attainable in London.


    Frapin 1270 and L'humaniste are no longer available in the UK
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    Poll: Re: An outstanding autumn night-out frag ?

    I'm not the biggest fan of either but of the two i would choose A*men.

    Personally, I think Pure Havane and Pure Malt are better evening scents from Thierry Mugler. Other alternatives (that not...
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    Re: I can't smell Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    :laugh:

    that's a bit harsh :laugh:

    ...and you would suggest????
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    Re: I can't smell Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    I know, but my point was i hadn't got used to the smell for me not to be able to detect it. the first time i tried i sprayed on my neck. the second day i sprayed on chest and arms.
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    Re: I can't smell Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    That's a good shout. I never thought about that, but you are right.
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    I can't smell Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    I recently bought Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme and i don't know what to think of it. I read a number of reviews and a lot of people said it had good projection and longevity, however i can't smell...
  54. Re: this has been bugging me since this afternoon!!! Is that too much?

    Have you asked other people? ask a family member who isnt afraid to say if the cologne is too strong (although i doubt 2/3 sprays is)
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    Re: Wearing Scents For Others

    i hear you guys. i just hope she doesn't decide to buy me a bottle when the sample runs out. lol
  56. Re: "Original" fragrances for going to the Club/Bar?

    This

    although i must say, fresh fragrances seem to work out better in clubs. they stand out more.
  57. Thread: Layering Frags

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    Re: Layering Frags

    i samples dunhill custom (spiced apple) with hugo boss orange. Works a treat.

    dunhill custom is sooo underated.
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    Wearing Scents For Others

    I've recently met a girl who told me she loves a man wearing Acqua di Gio. I can tolerate it, but i'm not to keen on it. We plan to hook up on the weekend and I have a travel size bottle, should I...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    it's impossible for me to go out and not receive a compliment wearing Frapin 1270.
  60. Re: Have you discovered your favorite designer house?

    Thierry Mugler

    has to be. based on price, uniqueness of scents and their longevity.
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    Re: Hmmm...bought Joop Homme

    i stopped messing with joop because it was way to popular and i had my fun with it in the 90s, but it is great smelling juice. it's the 90s 1 million. i cant see myself purchasing it again, but i...
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    Re: What is your favorite niche cologne, and why?

    My favourite house is Frapin and 1270 is my preferred scent. love the fruity boozy feel and always gets compliments
  63. Thread: Mdci

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    Poll: Re: Mdci

    i like topkapi a lot. i think its better than Chypre Palatin and invasion, however topkapi reminds me of lynx (axe) from the 1980/90s i think it was oriental.
  64. Re: Burberry Brit, Bulgari black, or l'occitane eau de baux

    brit doesn't last on me, so i go with black
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 22th, 2012

    today
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    Re: la nuit de l'homme v Spicebomb

    I'm surprised the vast majority chose spicebomb. i like the scent very much and it probably does smell nicer than la nuit, but i dont think it has the longevity and projection. it seems a few...
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    Re: la nuit de l'homme v Spicebomb

    by far??!!!

    thats strong sentiment. i cant decide because although spicebomb is fruitier, it seems more linear and doesnt have the same projection.
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    la nuit de l'homme v Spicebomb

    Simple question to my spice lovers out there, which of the two do you prefer? YSL la nuit de l'homme or Viktor & Rolf's Spicebomb.

    I am currently wearing both (well kind of - i sprayed one on...
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    Re: Your favourite Serge Luten...

    5 o'clock au gingembre and chergui are my favourites from the line. There are also a number of fragrances I like the smell of but just wouldn't wear such as daim blond and jeux de peau.
  70. Re: Your hardcore summer fragrances that you actually wear !?

    Whats the longevity like for Concentre d'Orange Verte and Bigarade Concentre?
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    Re: Your Updated Starting Lineup

    Signature: Frapin L'Humaniste
    Work: Boss Bottle
    Night Out: Armarni Code
    Romance: Frapin 1270
    Daring: Chergui
    High Class: Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: Ambre narguile vs tonka imperiale vs Git

    Ambre narguile - great longevity and great smell. maybe not ideal for spring and summer. Opening of spicy cinnamon is amazing and I find the dry down similar to musc Ravageur...(and you know how...
  73. Thread: Chergui

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    Re: Chergui

    Chergui is nice, but not everyone understands it. It's honey but not the same honey as By Kilian Back to Black (it's more masculine). I like it, but it is an acquired fragrance.
  74. Re: IF you had a signature scent, what would it be ?

    Day- L'Humaniste

    Night - D&G The One
  75. Re: I have $100 to spend, which one would you pick out of these 4?

    Midnight in Paris
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs Dior Homme Intense

    I'm not a huge fan of DHI, but if you like it buy it rather than TV. 1- because it's cheaper (yet still good product) and 2- it's more versatile
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    Re: Top 5 best date scents

    double post
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    Re: Top 5 best date scents

    in no particular order;

    Armarni code
    Frapin 1270
    D&G The One (walk with atomiser)
    Nikos Sculpture
    YSL L'Nuit
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    Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Here are a few light fragrances I have worn, which i wouldn't class as citrus or aquatic:

    Creed Virgin Island Water
    dunhill man custom - (spicy apple)
    Boss bottle
    nikos sculpture
    JPG le Male...
  80. Poll: Re: Pure Havane vs Jaipur Homme vs. Original Santal

    Pure Hav is my favourite of the 3. Original Santal is least.
  81. Re: Mugler Pure Malt or Dior Homme Intense - what would you choose?

    pure malt!

    i find the iris in dhi nauseating.
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    Re: Help me choose my next big buy.

    Why does it have to be creed or tom ford? There is a world of perfumes to go for. Christian Dior has a collection worth looking into. Leather Oud and Ambre Nuit seem very popular as is bois d'argent....
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    Poll: Re: Frapin 1270 vs Pure Malt

    From what i gather (i could be wrong), you seem to be saying people just choose 1270 because it is a niche and if PM was niche too, then more would prefer it. Well, I'm certainly one who doesn't give...
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    Poll: Re: Frapin 1270 vs Pure Malt

    i have both and prefer 1270 by far. I have also had more compliments wearing 1270 than PM.

    The only thing i would give PM is it has stronger longevity.
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    Les Sentuers no longer sells Frapin

    I just rang Les Senteurs in London, and to my surprise, they have stopped stocking the house of Frapin. The attendant couldn't tell me why, but the news -if true - is so disappointing. Frapin is the...
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    Re: Dolce and Gabbana THE ONE--Love it, but. . .

    I think this smells so good, you should just buy it, use it and abuse it. How many sprays? about 10 :grin:

    I wear this clubbing, and walk around with an atomiser, and spray when i feel. If you...
  87. Re: Looking for opinions on Ambre Narguile by Hermes

    This is everything you would want in a gourmand. Sweet, spicy, great longevity and great projection. It is very pricey but travel size bottles are affordable and worth purchasing.
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    Re: L'Humaniste vs. Villoresi Uomo

    not sure these are comparable, but i chose l'humaniste as it's one of my favourite fragrances.

    I'm a frapin groupie!!!
  89. Poll: Re: Hermès Ambre Narguilè VS Malle Musc Ravageur.

    Hermès Ambre Narguilè wins all day everyday. Just like MR it has excellent projection and longevity, and the dry downs aren't too dissimilar. However, I feel Ambre Narguile has a much more appealing...
  90. Re: O'Driù brings Niche back to its place (Olfactive Obsessions)

    Everything said here
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    Re: I'm about 1/2 hour into Ambre Nuit...

    this is really strong juice. my favourite of the collection.

    not for everyday use though, but it will last the whole day
  92. Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    so what if its a flanker, it's still juice in a bottle.

    the only thing that matters, is if it smells good. why be so prejudicial?
  93. Thread: Layering Frags

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    Re: Which fragrances do you layer together?

    yesterday i layered Frapin L'humaniste with dior homme sport.

    recently i got creative and layered tonka imperiale with Five o'clock au gingembre. That works very well.
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    Poll: Re: Pick an office scent

    GIT or MI

    neither are too offensive (although expensive) and are better day scents.
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    Re: Tom Ford Black Orchid

    i bought this after testing it in a shop. A few weeks later i gave it away because i found it nauseating.

    I gave it to a friend who liked it...but she doesn't wear it anymore either!!!
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    Re: DSquared2 Potion

    how do you know this?
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    Re: Ambre Narguile smells like....

    i dont get the similarities. i love both though
  98. Re: Will you be giving someone a gift of fragrance for Valentine's Day 2012?

    LMFAO. too funny

    Money is staying in my pocket this year :cry:

    the question is, do you buy what you want to smell or what they like?
  99. Tobacco Vanille vs Tonka Impériale vs Mandorlo di Sicilia

    Of the 3 which one do you think best compliments cocoa butter?

    (other suggestions are also welcome)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, February 6, 2012

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1688.jpg
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