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  1. Re: A cautionary tale. Uk basenoters please read

    First in Fragrance is within the EU so there should be no problems.

    I order from allbeauty who are in the Channel Isles(not part of the EU), they arrive no problem.

    Our problem is they X Ray...
  2. Re: I nearly had a coronary at ULTA today. I will never shop there again

    In the UK if staff are found selling the tester themselves they will be sacked. I have friends who work as SAs and all used testers have to be signed for and then sent for destruction. There is a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 23 October, 2014.

    Hello all. Crabtree & Evelyn Indian Sandalwood.
  4. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur scents at TKMaxx. Just a heads up.

    Hell we had Creeds a few years back in UK TKMaxx, the 75mls size for around £60.

    L'Artisan have been discontinuing fragrances, sometimes its the smaller size 50mls as they are only producing the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 22 October, 2014.

    Hello all.

    Vanille & Narcisse
    by L'Occitane
  6. Re: Tell me the notes that just don't work for you

    Vetiver, pure bog body on me.

    Neroli turns into a sillage bomb on my skin. Not pleasant.

    Jasmine very sickly and heady.

    Gardenia another sickly sweet horror.
  7. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur scents at TKMaxx. Just a heads up.

    congratulations. They turn up in my local TKMaxx, usually a few weeks after mainland UK. I got Voleurs des Roses the last time.

    Drole de Rose is a lovely fragance. If I can get another...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21th October 2014

    Hello all. Tom Ford Black Violet sample
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    Re: How do you select your SOTD?

    I'm a mood wearer. I do the Syn Day on Friday usually, which makes me decided based on that day's choice.

    Generally I stand in the bedroom look round and wait for one of my bottles to speak to...
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    Re: Women aren't monolithic

    OH!!!!!! I actually feel like hitting them round the head with a rolled up newspaper.

    Then of course we have the females who insist on knowing what perfume that will make a man, ask them out,...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th October 2014

    Hello all. Robert Piquet Visa.
  12. Re: Six scents every woman must own according to Cosmopolitan....

    All about who pays for advertising in the magazine. I wouldn't be caught dead in Elizabeth Arden.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday, October 19 2014

    Hello all. Diptyque Eau d'Lavande.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Rococo Artful
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday October 18, 2014

    Hello all. Daphne by Daphne Guinness(Comme des Garcons).
  16. Re: Soie Rouge - Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - EDT vs EDP

    WOW!!!! Never knew any of the fragrances came edp form.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 17 October, 2014.

    Hello all. Prada Infusion d'Iris edp.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I have more iris based fragranced than you can shake a stick at. LOL

    Okay, going for Prada Infusion d'Iris edp original(it has loads of flankers), so I call it that.
  19. Re: LADIES TOP LIST - Whch perfume for men you like the most?

    Okay, this does not exist. NO PERFUME will ever make a woman want to want to have sex with you, go out on a date with you, fall in love with you or even consider marrying and having children with...
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    Re: What's the deal with tester candles?

    Yes, tip it out and smell the bottom. I have bought SpaceNK unboxed tester candles before, never had a problem with them the burn and smell the same as the boxed ones.
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    Re: Un bois Vanille, Gris Clair

    I own both, Un Bois Vanille is not that sweet compared to most vanilla fragrances out there. I describe these as vanilla fudge. Its a dark thick brown sugar like sweet.

    Gris Clair is lavender...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 16 October, 2014.

    Hello all. Etro Heliotrope
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 15 October, 2014.

    Hello all. F.Malle Dans Tes Bras.
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    Re: Blind buy Cuir de Lancome?

    Okay, I own both and Cuir de Lancome is nothing like Cuir de Russie. I did blind buy Cuir de Lancome and it has raw sharp herbal vibe. I love it, but Cuir de Russie is class,elegant and divine(I...
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    Re: Nyuk nyuk nyuk.

    I like it.
  26. Re: Any suggestions for a woman's fragrance that actually smells like AMBER?

    I am going to say Ambre Sultan. Also classic Shalimar was a big amber fragrance, so try classic and not one of the flankers in edp.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 14 October, 2014.

    Hello all. Breathe of God by Gorilla Perfumes/LUSH
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    Re: Fragrance tied to memory of childhood?

    I don't believe it was leather, and yes it had a lining. She kept keys, cigarettes, some make up, a leather purse and real linen hankies in it. Small bottles of Pagan and Styx and perhaps Tweed in...
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    Re: Fragrance tied to memory of childhood?

    Strange but true, Ubar by Amouage(original 90s version), first time I sniffed a sample it was the inside of my mum's handbag. My mum used to come home from work on a Friday and have a small toy for...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October, 13, 2014

    Hello all. Diptyque Volutes
  31. Re: Do you apply a fragrance before you go to sleep?

    No never.
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 12th October 2014

    Hello all. PG no14 Oriental Iris
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Saturday, 11 October, 2014.

    Hello all Lancome Magie Noire
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    Re: Fragrance as aphrodisiac?

    Oh there are plenty of the women asking what makes men go weak at the knees threads too.

    I actually put it down to watching too many Disney princess movies as a child.

    I do not consider...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 10 October, 2014.

    Hello all. Mouchoir de Monsieur
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Well Mouchoir de Monsieur
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    Re: Sweet by Lolita Lempicka

    Oh dear, I didn't get past the cherry cola, yuck!!!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I have quite a few which will fit in with tomorrow. Guerlains, Carons and one Molinard
  39. Re: Do you think perfume should relate to your colouring?

    I have the John Oakes book, a friend gave it to me long ago.

    I did have a good laugh at his theories, the zodiac one as well. I did not wear any mentioned in the group I was suppose to be. ...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th October 2014

    Hello all. Chamade edp.
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    Re: When did Caron create dotted gold boxes?

    In my Caron book there is a photo of the white box (matt), with the gold dots dated 1994 and another 1997. So the matt white with gold dots must have come in around the mid 90s.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 7 October, 2014.

    Hello all. Annick Goutal Mon Parfum Cheri, par Camille.
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    Re: When did Caron create dotted gold boxes?

    Ah, so 1980s!!!!! The German store must have had it sitting at the back of the shelf or no one was interested in my Rose extract.
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    Re: SOTD. Monday, 6th October ,2014

    Hello all. Eau d'Italie Sienne L'Hiver
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    Re: When did Caron create dotted gold boxes?

    Okay, that one is a Urn or Fountain so they hand pour it into the required bottle for the amount the customer wants. They still use those bottles today, my Alpona bought in the early 00s came in...
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    Re: When did Caron create dotted gold boxes?

    Which perfume is in the grey box????
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Changed last night to Rococo Jean Jeanie an air force blue with shimmer.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4th October 2014

    Hello all. Lancome Sikkim
  49. Re: Have people stopped buying Guerlain after the racist remarks?

    Are you sure? Its LVMH who own Guerlain,Dior and Givenchy.

    When Jean Paul made his silly remarks live on French TV, he had very very little to do with the brand. I never actually rated him...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3rd October 2014

    Hello all. Lancome Magie.
  51. Re: Anyone read The Perfume Bible - Josephine Fairley?

    Here is the link from Amazon uk with reviews.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0857832344/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=3A2QNJMX2GALX&coliid=I36SAIK7YPN8RR

    Read the third review down,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    The only Lancome I liked was Magie Noire, but they a few years back I managed to grab three of the La Collection re releases incredibly cheap in a few outlet places.

    So going for Magie a rich...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 2 October, 2014.

    Hello all. First by Van Cleef
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 1 October, 2014.

    Hello all. SL L'Orpheline.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 30 September, 2014.

    Hello all. Coty Wild Musk Oil
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    Re: Shipping perfumes to Ireland.

    Well I can answer the x ray bit. I buy from SpaceNK( I am in Belfast we are UK and we have a store), but a few fragrances I wanted I had to order online. Oh and this includes nail polish.

    The...
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 29th September, 2014

    Hello all. Guerlain Heritage.
  58. Re: What is the sharp metallic note in Chanel 22 and Chanel Cuir de Russie?

    Not the latest versions, I own older. But with no22 a lot of people do mention a metallic vibe which was always said to be a touch of incense.

    Cuir de Russie, I own the parfum and its very...
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    Re: AllBeauty.com [UK]

    Add me to the list of users. Great prices, products always perfect and fast shipping(which is free).
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 26 September, 2014.

    Hello all. I went for Christopher Sheldrake Melodrama
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I have a number of favorite noses/perfumers, should I go classic or modern????

    Okay Christopher Sheldrake Melodrama which he created for SpaceNK
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    Re: Help a gal make a quick Chanel choice

    I would have said 31 Rue Cambon.
  63. Re: Fragrances that you have made a profit off of

    Never sold a fragrance on. Always just gave it away. I believe in playing it forward.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 25 September, 2014.

    Hello all.

    Lolita Lempicka by Lolita Lempicka
  65. Re: TAX problem when shipping from amazon.de to Belgium?

    Quite a few sellers did state in the description, will be liable for customs duty when arriving in your country.

    Or

    We are not responsible for any duty applied at your end.
  66. Re: TAX problem when shipping from amazon.de to Belgium?

    Not if within the EU.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 24 September, 2014.

    Hello all.

    SL L'Orpheline.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 23 September, 2014.

    Hello all. Miller Harris Terre d'Iris
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    Re: Scent of Makeup

    MAC is vanilla/coco vibe.

    The smell of Burberry blushers is gorgeous, delicate floral. Chanel and Guerlain makeup was always rose and violet. Sadly now they are unperfumed apart from the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 22 September, 2014.

    Hello all. Space NK In Peace.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Sunday September 21, 2014

    Hello all. Tom Ford Velvet Orchid.
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    Re: Lush to Discontinue Gorilla Fragrances

    I remember last year find BoG on sale in a Lush store. I asked at the time was it being discontinued and told no, they also had other half price as well.

    When last in my local Lush, they had...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday , September 20, 2014

    Hello all. 31 Rue Cambon
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 19 September, 2014.

    Hello all. Arpege edp.
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    Re: Rochas Femme - Reformulation

    I wore the original way back as a teenager in the 70s. It was reformulated in 1989 by Cresp for some reason they added cumin!!!!! I have sniffed the newer versions in the early 00s, hated it as...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Okay, Arpege for me.

    I remember sniffing this one back in the 80s and 90s after reading about it. Did not like it at all. This year wandering House of Fraser they had some fragrance on...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 17th September 2014

    Hello all. JHAG Citizen Queen.
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    Re: Do associations spoil a fragrance for you

    Well I bought Pomegranate Noir by Jo Malone when out with friends. Later that evening I became very ill(24 hours vomiting bug thing), lets say I could not long smell Pom Noir without my stomach...
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    Re: Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent

    It really is bland and boring. YSL should be taken out and beaten with a bottle of vintage Opium and accused of crimes against perfume. It has as much to do with real Opium(perfume LOL), as I...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 16 September, 2014

    Hello all. Bottega Veneta.
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    Re: Favourite Men's Fragrances?

    Dior Homme

    Bulgari Man Black(the new one), really lovely.
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 14th September 2014

    Hello all. A sample of Knot by Bottega Veneta, it pulls very peony strong on me.
  83. Re: Breaking News: Peccato Originale (Original Sin) Iniezione di Morfina (Morphine Injection)

    The X-Ray brand have a Morphine edp, its a really nice spicy oriental.
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday, 13 September 2014

    Hello all.
    Iris Oriental / Iris Taοzo 14
    by Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Butter London, All Hail The Queen
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th September 2014

    Hello all. Rochas Femme pdt vintage.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I decided on Rochas Femme pdt which is from the 80s. I really dislike the later versions with the cummin.
  88. Thread: I. Won!

    by donna255
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    Re: I. Won!

    Congratulations.

    I never win anything, even though I enter.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th September 2014

    Hello all. Diptyque Eau de Lavande.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 10th September 2014

    Hello all.
    Cartier La Panthθre
  91. Re: Jolie Madame bottles - different coloured juice.

    Congratulations Paul P.
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    Re: Ridiculous prices on ebay

    I tend to notice if its a new release, not all countries will get it at the same time. So sellers sometimes double the RRP and people will buy because its not released there yet.

    Ebay, its up...
  93. Re: Jolie Madame bottles - different coloured juice.

    Agree the 80s was more leathery, my current juice is not the latest version which I understand has been reformulated yet again.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 9 September, 2014

    Hello all. Chanel Pour Monsieur.
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    Re: EU regulation and lavender

    Lavender essential oil has been used for centuries and is one of the safest there is. It does gives some people a headache( a friend of mine it does), but its one of the very few essential oils...
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 8 September, 2014

    Hello all. Tom Ford Velvet Orchid sample.
  97. Thread: Ta Ta For Now

    by donna255
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    Re: Ta Ta For Now

    Good luck. But really you don't have to leave just because you have stopped buying. Quite a few people very rarely buy but enjoy the posts.
  98. Re: Jolie Madame bottles - different coloured juice.

    It will be the dark brown colour. My first bottle was in the 80s and the light colour, fast forward to the early 00s and juice the same colour. Be aware the vintage may be off, but fingers...
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    Re: Whats next on your "To buy" list.

    I am buying a bottle of Velvet Orchid by Tom Ford, waiting for the SpaceNK event as I want my gift bag. A friend is bringing me a bottle of Santa Maria Novella Iris edc from Florence this week, I...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 7th September 2014

    Hello all. L'Artisan Parfumeur Poivre Piquant
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