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    Re: Perfume for the Perfume-Hating Mother

    Why try to force her to wear perfume? It's your passion, not hers. A gift is about the person you present with the gift, not about you. Otherwise it's no longer a gift but a control issue.
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    Re: What scents smell like talcum powder?

    SMN's Muschio d'Oro. Soap and talcum powder.
  3. Thread: Tabac Blond

    by sinij chas
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    Re: Tabac Blond

    TB exists in EDP??? WHERE HAVE I BEEN? I thought it was only parfum and EDT...
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    Re: Worst Comment (or reaction)Ever Received?

    From my husband: "Are you mad at me? This stuff smells like FISH!!"

    ... It was Mitsouko. *sigh* So I only wear it when I'm pissed at him, now. Bwaaaa!!
  5. Re: Tom Ford new colognes - anyone sniff them yet?

    I would rather roll around butt naked in rutting deer urine than wear anything this pompous freak created.
    ... But I have some issues with TF, so, don't mind me. ;)
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    Re: Best way to wash off scents?

    What I do:

    Rub the spot where you applied the frag with any kind of unscented oil, even cooking oil will do.
    Then wash a couple times with chlorine removal shampoo: believe me, anything that...
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    Re: What Would Sanjaya Wear?

    In that case... definitely Flowerbomb.
  8. Re: Decant Sales or Swaps no longer permitted on BN

    All you need to start any movement is a name and word of mouth to start traveling... ;)
  9. Re: Decant Sales or Swaps no longer permitted on BN

    DISCLAIMER: I do not swap, nor do I buy or sell decants, ever, but I have been following this latest news about Ebay and BN on several sites.

    And I can't help thinking that if *I* were a decant...
  10. Re: What scented products do you wish they'd release as perfumes?

    Clarins firming double serum and Kerastaze leave in styling creme.
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    Re: Kicked off bus!? :eek:

    I have to wonder if she'd have been kicked off the bus had the smell been B.O instead of perfume.

    Still, I do find that too many people drench themselves in scent with what appears to be some...
  12. Thread: CK IN2U her

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    Re: CK IN2U her

    I agree. I've had a huge problem with Calvin Klein ad campaigns from the very start, luckily I also happen to think their frags suck huge platypus balls, so it's never been a conflict for me.
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    Re: Guess that fragrance (true story)

    Hmmmm. Well, there are a number of choices, I'm sure:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070324/ap_on_fe_st/brazil_fried_husband;_ylt=Ak7vola29fom9aJ9UbBIsyLMWM0F

    Or not.
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    Re: Chypres for summer

    Most people believe that Paloma Picasso is far too much of a heavy hitter for summer.
    However, if you wear just the powder, you will find that it's a very nice, low key, womanly chypre for any...
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    Rarely the same twice in a row.
  16. Re: Why the "Musc Ravageur + Noir Epices" pairing?

    Much as I love Musc Ravageur, I cannot stand Noir Epices.

    I tried, I really did, lol...
    But on me, it reeks of cheap aftershave and evokes disturbing images of some polyester suit clad has...
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    Re: What makes it 'powdery'

    For me the most intense powdery feel comes from a combo of aldehydes, Iris and musk.
  18. Re: Girly-Fresh or Exotic-womanly, which is you?

    Moody-b*tch most of the time. That smells like huh... lotsa things. ;)
  19. Re: Scent that works well with marijuana smoke?

    Fumerie Turque, Habanita, Addict (I'm sure there's pot in the top) Tabac Blond.
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    Re: Scents you were astonished to like?

    Fleurs d'Oranger.
    At first I found it shrill and deranged, to be honest.
    Fast forward a few months, I tried it again and... I'm on my 3rd bottle.
    I still have no idea how that happened.
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    Re: Surprising dissapointments

    Insolence: The official death of Guerlain.
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    Re: Naughty naughty bad girl scents

    For me, it's all in the attitude: I'll turn the most polite, virginal frag into porn juice if the mood strikes.
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    Re: What does Chergui remind you of?

    Reminds me of cheap aftershave.
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    Re: Clean, just out of shower, fresh scent

    Eau de Cartier
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    Re: Quick question about Santos

    I can't post pictures? Blech.

    http://www.perfumebay.com/3432240003645.html
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    Ah-ha!
    ...
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    Re: Quick question about Santos

    I don't know about the box, but the EDT is 95 dollars (3.3oz) and there is an EDT Concentrate for 100 dollars (3.3oz)

    I believe, but I'm not sure, that the Concentrate comes in the red bottle.
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    Re: Best Fragrances for Gay Men?

    People should actually choose their frags in terms of who they sleep with? Damn. I never knew that.
    So according to Quest, a gay and straight person cannot wear the same frags, then?
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    Re: Crazy Customers

    Maybe they're trying to punish themselves for spending too much on fragrances? Eeeeeeeek.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 15 February

    Femme de Rochas. edp.
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    Re: my introduction to Serge Lutens perfumes

    I disagree. Some combinations may clash but others do not.
    In fact, try spraying on a little Clair de Musc before spraying on Ambre Sultan or Fleurs d'Oranger.
    You'd be surprised to see how...
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    Re: Marie Antoinette's Perfume Restored

    I once read it was something called Eau de Mousseline...
  32. Re: is serge lutens,or anybody like him wearing .....

    Hopefully he knows better than to wear Chypre Rouge. (sorry I just hate the stuff, LOL)
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    Re: Secret de Parfum

    I believe that Secret de Parfum IS edp. Just a fancy shmaltzy way of naming it.
  34. Re: What fragrance would Serge Gainsbourg wear?

    Yes, Kingdom would be a great choice. Also, a deep, dirty, animalic musk like MKK because Gainsbourg loved to present himself as scruffy and unkempt as possible, he got a kick out of pissing off...
  35. Thread: Think Wine

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    Re: Think Wine

    Fumerie Turque does not evoke wine by scent at all but it does impart the feeling of having had a glass or two. ... Or is it a puff or two? Well, it's "that" feeling. ;)
    I also get that from...
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    Re: Best body oil to make scents last long?

    The Neutrogena (unscented) is great especially during summer because it's so light in texture.
    I prefer natural, cold pressed jojoba oil.
    Jojoba "oil" is actually a very thin, liquid wax that...
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    Re: A clean, fresh, soapy Summer scent?

    2nd Mugler's Cologne and Gendarme, and add Eau de Cartier.
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    Re: ? for creed experts

    You're welcome! :D
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    Re: ? for creed experts

    The Creed website says:

    Green Irish Tweed

    This beguiling blend of floral, green and woody notes has achieved cult status around the world, and is Creed’s No.1 best seller.

    Verbena, Violet...
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    Re: Perfume for my GF

    Calandre - A soft green, very wearable, a little musky.

    Chanel #19 - A green floral with a slight leather note in the base.

    Shiseido Relaxante - A gentle green, a little musk in the base.
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    Re: Perfume for my GF

    If you get her something that YOU like regardless of her preferences, she might not wear it.
    Could you give us more clues as to what her tastes are? Does she like any other fragrances?
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    Re: my introduction to Serge Lutens perfumes

    I never have, those two would be very sweet and clash against each other, no?
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    I try... ;)
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    Re: my introduction to Serge Lutens perfumes

    Now I'm afraid to admit that <GULP> I'm a Lutens late bloomer and that <GASP> I love to dab Clair de Musc on top of Black Cashmere body cream. (hides in shame)
    Of course, I only speak 3...
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    Re: frags for the nontraditional new guy?

    Etro's Palais Jamais.
  45. Thread: Coconut Nut

    by sinij chas
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    Re: Coconut Nut

    Another one is the original Escada, from Margaretha Ley, in the red box. The coconut note is subtle but it's there.
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    Re: Vetiver Scents

    Most predominantly vetiver scents do not work for me but I do like Vetiver Tonka a lot.
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    Re: Fess Up! Every 'pinched' a spray or two?

    Yes. While baby sitting, I sampled Chanel #5. :)
  48. Thread: Coconut Nut

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    Re: Coconut Nut

    Unlike you, I am not a fan of coconut in scents, but I like the coconut milk note in Magical Moon: it gives a sense of the texture of fresh, moist coconut, but none of the suntan lotion heaviness...
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    Re: Black Orchid

    Black Orchid is exactly what I do NOT want in a fragrance. It manages to offend and underwhelm simultaneously.
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    Re: What would it be?

    I would take a bottle of... ARSENIC, poison the person who organized the trip to allow only one fragrance, and then take my whole collection with me. ;)
  51. Re: Looking for something smoky and delicious...

    He's right too, that IS Black Cashmere... But on me, sometimes, BC is the warrior fragrance on a massive avenging rampage of some kind.
    Like I said, it's part of why I like it so much.
    Amazons...
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    Re: New: YSL Young Sexy Lovely

    Sorry but the name alone is a turn off.
  53. Re: Looking for something smoky and delicious...

    Black Cashmere is smokey/incensey/spicy, I quite like it but it can come off as bitchy sometimes. That's a huge part of why I like it. It's beautiful and very unique.

    I also like Tabac Blond,...
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