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    Re: Great idea for those unused frags!

    So good to hear others do the same!!
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    Great idea for those unused frags!

    I just thought I'd pass along something we just did and maybe some of you will be inspired too.

    My children's school have been collecting gifts to give to our local battered women's shelter. They...
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    Re: Flowerbomb Extrême.

    I do like FB Extreme better. It stays closer to the skin, has more depth.

    Of course, it's limited edition....why do I fall for these!

    Thanks for your help!
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    Re: Okay guys, need suggestions from you

    Fabulous!

    I really appreciate how you all took into account the notes we are attracted to and gave explainations of each fragrance. That was extremely helpful.

    This is going to be fun!! ;)
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    Re: Okay guys, need suggestions from you

    You guys are great!

    I am going to order some samples and start trying them out.

    We have an anniversary and Christmas coming up and this has been very helpful.

    ;) Thanks!!
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    Okay guys, need suggestions from you

    Hi guys!

    I am searching for a couple of new fragrances for my husband and need some suggestions.

    I wear Flowerbomb and Brit Red.

    My hubby likes and wears: Obsession, Pi (my favorite on...
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    Re: Perfumes (or people) that discriminate by age?

    I once asked a SA to smell Joy. She told me that it was for old ladies and showed me something "more appropriate".

    IMHO I do find that many more mature women do wear certain fragrances. Both of...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 9 December

    Started the day sampling Creed Spring Flower and Love in White. Liked both.

    Changed to Brit Red and loved every moment!
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    Re: Tobacco note in L by Lolita Lempicka???

    Thanks, Mysterious! I am going to take your advice and spray on paper to see.

    I am sure it's not the eBayer and since I've sold on eBay myself, I know how it is. I have received those packages...
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    Re: New Year's Eve - 2007! What do you wear?

    Well, I can recall specific times in my life by fragrances too, but not what I wore last New Years Eve.

    We didn't go out last year, so maybe that's why....hmmm.
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    Re: Question for the Ladies

    Hi!

    I don't think Hypnotic Poison smells anything like Pi, but it's different on each person.

    Do you know which fragrances she currently wears or has worn in the past? Is she hip or...
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    Re: New Year's Eve - 2007! What do you wear?

    How do you remember what fragrance you were wearing one year later? That's pretty impressive.

    Do you remember other events of your lives and the frag. you were wearing at that time?
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    Re: Need something to hold all these samples!!!

    Thanks! These are great suggestions. I would have never thought of the first link....great idea! :)
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    Re: Intro from new member

    Welcome Miluce!!

    You have definitely found the right place!! Everyone here is extremely helpful and you'll learn something new every day.

    What are your favorite fragrances? Maybe list some...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 8 December

    Flowerbomb on one wrist
    Flowerbomb Extreme on the other

    Still trying to decipher the difference....and if I should buy a bottle of extreme.
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    Re: Laura Biagiotti Sotto Voce

    From thread "which scents get most compliments"

    Have you sniffed Laura? Don't know if it's available or not. Perhaps Renz would know....



    Also, found Sotto Voce on eBay here
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    Re: Playdough note?!

    At least they were kind enough to tell you....but what a downer. :(

    I liked Trouble too, but someone mentioned the rootbeer scent in a post and now that's all I can smell.

    It's funny how...
  18. Thread: The three BRITS

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    Re: The three BRITS

    Hey,

    Thanks for posting this. That's interesting.

    Maybe it's because I've not tried any of the men's fragrances or anything unisex, so this one immediately struck that chord with me.

    But...
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    Re: Flowerbomb Extrême.

    Haven't tried Magnetism yet. Will have to put that on the list.

    I am going to try out my sample of FB extreme on one arm and Flowerbomb on the other.

    Anyone else have Extreme in their...
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    Re: Playdough note?!

    Would make great gag gifts!

    Got my Trouble sample today. And there's no play-doh. :)
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    Re: Need something to hold all these samples!!!

    Great suggestions!! I'll let you know what I come up with. :)
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    Re: SotD Thursday 7 December

    Sampled:

    L'Instant - quite nice. Very feminine
    Trouble - warm and stays close to the skin
    L by Lolita Lempicka - liked it at first, but I'm getting a tobacco note???
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    Tobacco note in L by Lolita Lempicka???

    This will probably strike some of you as funny, but I received some samples today and since I have lost all patience when it comes to testing, I had to try Trouble on one wrist, L'Instant on another...
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    Re: News: Gwen Stefani signs with Coty.

    :eek: Gwen Stefani! Something tells me she will be in the same category as JLo, Britney and Paris. Prestigious Dept. Stores - now that's funny. :D
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    Re: Best online retailers, reviews, etc.

    Hi Sofreshclean!

    I have been using eBay for samples. Do a search in eBay stores. I looked for sellers with excellent feedback and those who only sell fragrances/cosmetics. I tried to purchase...
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    Re: Playdough note?!

    Okay, so I know that I don't like the Playdoh smell. I'm taking notes from this thread to help me eliminate anything that has this note.

    Any others I may want to avoid??
  27. Thread: The three BRITS

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    Re: The three BRITS

    I get that look every day when he gets home and he has to sniff another fragrance. He has no idea how important this is, right!! They have no idea how much time we've spent obsessing over this. ...
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    Re: Flowerbomb Extrême.

    I do get the cotton candy, but on me, it's much more complex. It's not really floral on me either. And my husband loves it.

    I'm definitely interested in finding out how FB Extreme differs. I...
  29. Thread: The three BRITS

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    Re: The three BRITS

    My hubby really likes original Brit and Brit Red. He likes Red a little more.

    Have you let him sample Brit for Men? We have a mini and it smells great on him. It's subtle, not overpowering. ...
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    Re: Angel can just go to hell!

    Agree with most comments.

    Revisited Angel this past weekend and just loved it while shopping. I couldn't stop smelling my wrist.

    Later that night....turned on it and absolutely hated it! ...
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    Re: Flowerbomb Extrême - Anyone tried it???

    Just wondering if anyone has tried FB extreme and your thoughts on differences from the original.

    I happen to love flowerbomb, but after wearing it all day, I do get tired of it, so I'm hoping...
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    Re: Playdough note?!

    Received my sample of Hypnotic Poison today.

    It's Playdoh right from the first whiff. Hope the drydown is better....
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 6 December

    Lanvin Rumeur on on wrist - haven't heard much discussed here about this one. It reminds me of another frag.?? So far, not liking it very much. UPDATE: Now I know why no one is talking about this...
  34. Thread: The three BRITS

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    Re: The three BRITS

    Christy,

    I think you will love both of them! I know I do. I am going to order full sized bottles of them too. The only thing I don't know is if I should get the edt or edp of the original. I know...
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    Re: What has made you the most nauseated?

    There are a few that have repulsed me, but I'm hesitant to mention them because I'm sure there are those who think they smell just great. Okay...I have to say it...Aramis smells just like body odor....
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    Re: Playdough note?!

    My samples of Hypnotic Poison and Trouble are on their way.

    This thread has piqued my interest. Since I ate playdoh as a child (and a few times with my kids...just joking) I should really enjoy...
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    Re: The three BRITS

    I HAVE to go sniff the essential oils somewhere to discover what this is. I am guessing it must be the musk, but I just don't know.

    You are right about other feminine frags. having both of...
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    Re: Need something to hold all these samples!!!

    Wow! Lots of choices on Thomas Sci. Thanks for the link.

    I can't wait to see what you come up with too. :cool:
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    Re: Need something to hold all these samples!!!

    Madscientist - excellent idea and you lived up to your name!!:D I looked up test tube holders on eBay. Do you think this will work? It may not be narrow enough. This guy looks like he has a store, so...
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    Re: Where to find info on fragrance notes?

    Healthfood stores - hey, that may be a great idea. Does Wholefoods have the oils that are in most perfumes?? The great thing I'm discovering is that I don't have to write down what my feelings are...
  41. Thread: The three BRITS

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    Re: The three BRITS

    Interesting....I did not tell my husband anything about the frag. and when he got home I asked him to sniff. His response: "it smells masculine" I asked for further explaination and he said it has...
  42. Thread: The three BRITS

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    The three BRITS

    Tried Burberry Brit - liked it quite a lot. Last and lasts.

    Burberry Red - I LOVE this one. It's definitely my favorite! Same great smell as the original, but the fruit is delicious. Doesn't...
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    Need something to hold all these samples!!!

    I'm posting this in the Newbie section because I'm sure this is a common problem and there must be a simple solution.

    I have samples of dozens of perfumes all over my vanity. There must be a...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 5 December

    Brit GOLD edp for me today. It was the first time I tried it. At first I thought it smelled masculine. Now that it's drying down, I smell the sandalwood and maybe lemon.

    Question to Tovah - ...
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    Re: SotD Monday 4 December

    Brit Red today. Thanks to Goddess Dreams for recommending!

    I LOVE it! It's a great cool weather fragrance....very comforting!
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    Re: Guidance in finding a new scent

    Hi Lotus Goddess and welcome!

    This place for me has been discovering something I intuitively knew existed but could never find.

    Don't expect your friends or family to have a clue what your...
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    Re: Anyone else already addicted?

    LOL!!! Yep, I'm totally addicted.

    I had no idea when I stumbled upon this forum a couple of weeks ago (seems like a lot longer) that I would become so entranced by the quest for the perfect...
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    Re: A newbie with some ??'s!!

    Get ready to fall....:bounce: :bounce: she lives in Keller!!

    We all evacuated from Katrina and stayed near the Alliance Airport. My sister and her family decided they were staying (especially...
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    Re: A newbie with some ??'s!!

    Ha, the similarities continue!!

    I just posted a while ago that I thought I had found "it" when I purchased SJP Lovely. That was until my DH told me it smelled like his grandmother's perfume.
    ...
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    Re: Which scent gets the most compliments??

    Re: Le Baiser du Dragon - I just ordered a sample today. I admit I am a little afraid of this one. I sniffed it at Saks and didn't know quite what to make of it. I have read so many great things...
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    Re: Need a man's opinion!

    Christy,

    We sound like twins...ha!!

    I am seeking new scents for some of the same reasons.

    I've always loved perfume and it seems everytime I find one I really love, my husband doesn't...
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    Re: A newbie with some ??'s!!

    Hi Christy,

    I just started here too! This place is amazing and everyone is extremely helpful!

    I wondered the exact same things. And I'd love to speed things up! ;)

    What have you tried...
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    Re: Which scent gets the most compliments??

    I am really enjoying reading through this thread!

    I placed an order for some samples today and have included many of the ones you all have mentioned!

    I can see how one could easily get...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 30 November

    Insolence by Guerlain. Can someone please tell me the difference between Insolence and Oscar by Oscar de la Renta. They smell exactly the same to me! :confused:
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    Which scent gets the most compliments??

    I wonder which fragrances you receive the most compliments from.

    I know we wear our fragrances to lift our spirits or to compliment our mood on a particular day, but I also like to wear something...
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    Re: Would you refuse Angel?

    I first heard about Angel when Julia Roberts was on the Late Show with David Letterman. He kept telling her she smelled gorgeous and begged to know what scent she was wearing. It was Angel.

    I was...
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    Re: Give back the lottery

    Great ending.

    Your conscious is clear and it makes wearing your new frags. even sweeter!!

    I'd add that seller to my favorites if I were you! ;)
  58. Thread: Advice?

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    Re: Advice?

    I am a newbie, but out of all the samples I've sniffed so far, Brit and Flowerbomb are my favorites. Brit seems comforting and warm, while Flowerbomb makes me feel beautiful and lifts my spirits. ...
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    Re: Guidance in finding a new scent

    Thanks Magnolia!

    I already feel as if a whole new world has opened up to me since my first post.

    I came searching for one new scent. And now I can't imagine only having one scent....I want...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29 November

    I changed mid-day to Hanae Mori Magical Moon. Not too enchanted with it. My kids didn't even like it. I think it definitely reminded me of my grandmother. :confused:

    Hope I have better luck...
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    Re: Which scents were popular in the 70's?

    Great Thread!!

    RTamara - I remember Jean Natte. It was in yellow packaging as I remember and it stunk! I used to spray my sister with it when I was really upset with her. It took forever to...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29 November

    Sampling (of course) Narciso Rodriguez for Her.

    It's been approx. 2 hrs. since spraying and it's very floral on me. There is a sharp note I'm detecting too that just isn't working on...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 28 November

    Newbie here, so every day is another sample....

    Today I'm trying Hanae Mori EDT Paris. The sample does not state "butterfly". Is this butterfly? Note: I had to wash it off, whatever it was. ...
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    Re: SotD Monday 27 November

    Thanks Goddess! I'll try Red....sounds yummy.

    Where do you all get your samples from? Ebay or visits to the Dept. stores?
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    Re: SotD Monday 27 November

    I'm wearing Flowerbomb (sample). I'm tiring of it....happen to anyone else?? Strange since I love the smell for the first 1/2 hour or so.

    Goddess: what is the difference between Burberry Brit...
  66. Thread: Where to buy??

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    Where to buy??

    I'd like to buy Flowerbomb. I found it at Saks, but I hate paying that much! I thought about eBay and other online shops, but I'm always concerned about it being fresh. The prices on eBay aren't...
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    Re: Guidance in finding a new scent

    I went to Dillards and tried a few on my skin.

    I really like Burberry Brit. So, I think it's the vanilla that I'm craving.

    I am considering buying the Brit, but it still seems one...
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    Re: Guidance in finding a new scent

    Thanks for the suggestions. I am going to try some of these.

    I think I may have implied that I don't want a youthful fragrance. What I meant was something that was too sickly sweet, which is how...
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    Re: Guidance in finding a new scent

    Thanks EnvYuS!

    I'm hoping for some fragrance suggestions....
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    Guidance in finding a new scent

    Hi,

    I just love this site! I am amazed that I'm not alone in my super-sensitive sense of smell! I look forward to learning all the terms so I can finally put into words what I've known all my...
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