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  1. Re: Best use of Turkish Delight in a fragrance besides Creed Royal delight???

    Serge Lutens Rahat Loukoum is the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Turkish Delight
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    Re: Best Irises Out There?

    Ramon monegal Impossible Iris =)
  3. Re: New Kilian - Single Malt : Harrods exclusive

    Is Killian becoming the new Le Labo with all these city exclusives? But then again, I'm a sucker for any 'Boozy' scent. Would really love to try if i have the chance =)
  4. Re: Shopping for Mom: "Spicy and Exotic" for a Chanel 19 wearer

    In my mind spicy and exotic reminds me of Frederic malle Noir Epices =). Perhaps you might want to give that a try
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    Re: Scent you will always have love for.

    Dior Cologne Blanche...it has a very special meaning in my heart =)
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    Re: Worst blind buy purchased.

    My worst blind buy had to be Pear + Olive and Zahd from Slumberhouse. Pear and Olive smells sour on my skin, but surprisingly i've gotten compliment from wearing it. Zahd is not that bad, and i...
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    Re: NEW Byredo Mojave Ghost

    I can't wait to try this as well as i'm a big fan of Byredo.

    According to FIF, Product is expected to be available from 12.09.2014!
  8. Re: New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    I actually bought this a while ago when it came out. Unfortunately the fragrance is still with my friend at the States. I guess now all i can do is wait until she can ship it to me. In the...
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    Re: What's the one ingredient you hate?

    Vetiver and Immortelle. I don't mind a small dose of them, but I can't stand if the whole smell revolves around those notes.

    Example : Chanel Sycomore: No matter how many times i try it, I just...
  10. Re: New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    According to the product description, it is " An explosive, sweet floral top note settles into a soft and powdery base, reminiscent of a garden late in the season."

    But from this article...
  11. Re: New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    Yes you are right Cacio, sometimes Le Labo names can be quite misleading. As for the price and limited distribution, I think this is just a collaboration with Opening Ceremony and not affiliated...
  12. New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    This is new and it's out for sale at the Opening Ceremony web. Personally i love Geranium and I'm very tempted to buy this as this is a Limited Edition.
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  13. Re: New Frédéric Malle Release - Eau de Magnolia

    Finally you can add to the cart on the us website :)
  14. Re: New Frédéric Malle Release - Eau de Magnolia

    It's out now =) ....on the website you can add it but only on the france and international site. It still unavailable on the US website. Hopefully soon
  15. Re: New Frédéric Malle Release - Eau de Magnolia

    Thx for the update Ipp. Hopefully it is out soon =)
  16. Re: New Frédéric Malle Release - Eau de Magnolia

    Does anyone know the exact release date for this? It was supposed to be release in mid June (according to Grain De Musc Blog), but somehow, from the FM Facebook page, it said that they are going to...
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    Re: Chasing the past - Oriza L. Legrand

    yes i need new sample pack ...

    Really interested in Royal Oeillet ( love carnation and can't wait to see how this one differs from the Oeillet Louis XV). Also the Violets as well as the floral...
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    Re: Exploring Byredo

    I love Byredo. Here's a list of what i own.

    Blanche
    1996
    Flowerhead
    Inflorescence
    Seven Veils
    Pulp

    While this perfume house doesn't get many love from Basenotes, what i find it...
  19. Re: Have you noticed it's always the same fragrances that are mentioned in every thread?

    Here's a few selections of perfume that i like and rarely get mentions here

    DS Durga Boston Ivy - Green and refreshing

    Rodin olio Lusso - Simple Jasmine and floral scent...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    How does it smell hednic. I really like Oriza and i'm tempted to buy it blindly.
  21. Poll: Re: If you have to give one up for the rest of your life, which one would it be?

    I would give up Chanel !!

    For Chanel I have : No 5 Edt, Coromandel, Bois Des Iles, No 22, 1932, 31 Rue Cambon ( 6 )

    For Dior I have : Oud Ispahan, Cologne Blanche, Eau Noir, New Look 1947,...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Zahd

    I just got my tracking as well =) now i just need to wait for another 2 weeks or more to receive it.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Just out of curiosity , is there anyone outside of USA who order Zahd? Up until now i still haven't received a shipping notification.
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    Re: Fragrance references in fiction books or films

    i remember that JAR Bolt of Lightning were mention in one of the episode of Hannibal TV Series.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I actually like this new bottle better than the old ones ( I have 2 slumberhouse fragrances flou and pear + olive, but in an older bottle version without the stones inside)

    Now all i can do is...
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    Re: New from Byredo in Februray: Flowerhead

    Thanks for the review warho.. I wanted to buy it blindly but I don't know if i should now, since you mention Tommy Girl and Juicy Couture lol....but regardless, I'll try to find a way to sample them...
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    Re: Blind Bought Dilemma

    I finally received one of my perfume and apparently even though i opted for the apple brandy, the one that i received was the Hyldns.
    ...
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    Re: What is the best SA 'line' you've been given?

    At that moment i was just to shock to do anything, other than to keep on walking....



    Yeah thinking back about this....it was definitely an annoying yet funny and rare experience....lol.
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    Re: What is the best SA 'line' you've been given?

    For me it wasn't a line but more of an action.

    I was walking in the mall and some SA ( guy ) was trying to sell his fragrance and imeddiately spray the fragrance to my wrist as i passed by. Even...
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    Re: Blind Bought Dilemma

    So many split choices ( except for the Hylnds lol).....Either way, i think i'm gonna be in olfactory heaven with these 3 new fragrances. Now the only thing i have to do is just be patients until...
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    Re: Blind Bought Dilemma

    When my friend suggested that she will pick one random fragrance to bring back, my immediate response to her was to bring back the Apple Brandy. Not because I was more keen to smell The AB over the...
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    Blind Bought Dilemma

    Recently i just blind bought 3 fragrances through a friend of mine in the States.

    1. Tom Ford Sahara Noir
    2. Hylnds Spirit of Glen
    3. By Kilian Apple Brandy

    While all the fragrances had...
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    Re: Tuberose, an Odyssey

    Tuberose is very common here in Indonesia and they tend smell better at night when they bloom. Anyhow, when smelling those Tuberose, I immediately think of Fracas. The rich creamy smell is what i...
  34. Re: Define Your Personal Financial Limit Regarding Single Purchases

    I personally don't have a limit on how much i can spend on a perfume especially those that i like. The only thing i can do is to select where to buy the fragrance from.

    Living in Indonesia...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Absolutely Stunning Sea Roses….Serge Lutens Bell Jar are To die For !!!!

    Impressive Collections Hordak. I love how you take your pictures and put them the way you do. It's like a Perfume Jigsaw...
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    Re: Allergic reaction

    I do have allergic reactions to Jar, Jarling. I have a very sensitive skin and is prone to allergy. However, in this case, it might be due to the difference in batch production.

    The 1st one is a...
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    Re: What is your tallest bottle?

    mine is Iunx L'ether ( i forgot if it's 150ml or 200ml )
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    These are amazing =) .... I'm sure even though you have weeded out those you don't like, you still have a hard time deciding which fragance to wear on a daily basis hehehehe.
  39. Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Lol that's funny.

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    I think the funniest one that i got was when i was using SL tubereuse criminelle, not so much of a comment...
  40. Thread: Singapore

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    Re: Singapore

    Don't be sorry =) at least i still get to test it. Also Singapore is way better than Indonesia in term of finding niche.
  41. Thread: Singapore

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    Re: Singapore

    Thanks for the reply maque, yes Dries van Noten is not yet available at malmaison. and so is L'heure de nuit. I was at tangs, they only have the tester but the SA told me that they don't have stock...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Very nice collections all @pharmgator01, @oupavoc and @SSV =)
  43. Thread: Singapore

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    Re: Singapore

    Hi Guys, I saw the updates that Guerlain now carries the exclusives collections. Does anyone know if they carry L'heure de Nuit and if so is it at the Tangs store or Takashimaya. Also is the Dries...
  44. Re: Frags that emit the essence of a HUGE fruit cocktail.....

    Whenever i think of fruity i always think of Byredo - Pulp
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Love you Nicolai Picture Alfarom...the arrangement, the background and the colours look like it is taken out from a magazine =)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    @Rubegon : very nice cabinet and superb collections. I think you should make it much larger than it is as it seems to be full already lol. Perhaps you could make another larger one to accomodate...
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    Re: Today I Bought: October 2012

    http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/andreas2x/photo-2.jpg

    Love them both ...yummieee
  48. Re: Name a fragrance that you wish you would have purchased prior to it being discontinued.

    Dior Colonge Blanche - This reminds me of my first love.

    The funny thing about this is that my current girlfriend bought this for herself right before my bottle was finished and before it was...
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    Re: Scents similar to Prada Infusion d'Iris

    To me there's a similarities between infusion n ramon monegal imposible iris. Though personally, i prefer impossible iris more.
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    Re: Where to buy what in malaysia.

    Does the Amouage boutique in Starhill or KLCC carry the Homage / Tribute attar? I'm going to KL this thrusday and i'd love to buy if they do carry them.

    Edit: i was there earlier and they only...
  51. Re: What and Where to Dig in PARIS? (Besides Guerlain and Lutens)

    Perhaphs Iunx at Hotel Costes.
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    Re: Fragrance for a baby

    Use Bontpoint....it's alcohol free and it smells good...even i use it too =X
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    Poll: Re: noir epices vs portrait of a lady

    I tried to force myself to like PoaL by trying it again and again...but Alas, i still don't like it. Likewise, i hated NE at first tried. In fact i didn't want to try it again. One day, while i...
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    Re: Your first cologne

    i think my first fragrance was versace baby blue jeans. Back then, Versace was the "in" things for teenagers lol
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    Re: I am so in love with Frederic Malle now!

    Whenever i wear Carnal Flower, i never cease to get compliment...until i spray too much, then i get the blame for nauseating my friends lol...But overall i love FM
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    Re: Mona Di Orio Oud

    i like this one too...even my friend who's not a perfume lover say this is very very nice. Probably this is one of the best oud perfume i've ever smelled thus far.
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    Re: Diamond Water

    After hearing a lot about Jar perfume, i've always wanted to try the perfumes. Unfortunately i live very far from NY or Paris. Luckily, these perfumes are available on surrendertochance. I...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Pear + Olive

    same with me i blind bought it from parfum1 as well with a 4th of july promo code ( i love pear and olive notes)....now all that's left is to wait for my friend in the states to send it to me =)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    These are what i got plus another 6 more that's still on the way

    http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/andreas2x/photo2.jpg

    Below is my loot for last months...well almost at the end of the...
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    Re: Guerlain Simply superb fragrances

    yup it comes in a bee bottle with the annoying bulb atomizer lol....but the smell is great...=) you shouldn't wait until your birthday...just go there and sniff it huhuhu...

    I want to try the...
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    Re: Guerlain Simply superb fragrances

    Yess Habit Rouge L'eau is on the market now...last week i was in Hong Kong and i saw it there on Harvey Nicols Landmark. It was also my first HB...a friend of mine bought them for me in Paris.
    ...
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    Re: RODIN olio lusso

    I have been using it for almost a year now and i love it. I'm on my 2nd bottle and i even have 1 more bottle as spare.

    This oil will last you ages. I only use 3 drops and only at night. I have...
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    Re: Advice on buying from Hong Kong

    Thanks for the explanation =)...So very true regarding the queue lines outside those shop...i'm pretty sure even Hermes is swamped by people from china..

    Yeah they get tax refund from singapore. ...
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    Re: Advice on buying from Hong Kong

    I'll be going to Hong Kong and Shanghai soon too and I want to buy some fragrances as well. Does anybody know if the prices in Hong Kong are cheaper than Shanghai. I know Hong Kong has a relatively...
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2012

    A friend of mine help me buy this from Paris....Finally after trying so hard to get this, it's here

    http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/andreas2x/photo-1.jpg
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    This is like creed shop!!!! So organized and nice collections





    Volley very nice collections there. All that's left to do for you is to make cabinets for those babies huhuhu

    ...
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    Re: Habit Rouge L'eau

    Do any of you guys know where i can buy this aside from guerlain or sephora france? I have a sample of this and i love it. Unfortunately, it is very hard to find a shop that carry this and do...
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    Re: Similar to cadjmere and santal massoia?

    To me, i think cadjmere smells similar to aomassai
  69. Poll: Re: Which is the Best Lutens Lavender based scent?

    Never tried gris clair. Tried Encens et Lavande from the wax sample and i just don't like it.
    Fourreau Noir is the first SL bell jar that i've owned and love =)
  70. Re: Are there some fragrances, that when you wear them you feel they have a luxurious/rich feel to t

    Guerlain L'heure Bleue parfum --- it feels as if i've just been inside a 'Harem' =P
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    Re: Your Favorite Cosmetic Brand?

    My best skincare combo comes from these brands

    Dermalogica, Ren skincare , La Roche Posay and Rodin Olio Lusso =)
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    Re: Body Lotion recommendations

    I dislike the scent for the Men's body milk too and i do get the medicinal aroma as well. On the other hand, the Body milk for women smell good and not too loud.



    Totally agree with what...
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    Re: Woody Fragrance for a non woody lover

    I have Bois des Iles and dead sexy from Tokyo milk. Now i just need to try those really dry woody ones =)
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    Re: Mango Accord Scents

    Manguier Metisse From Huitieme Art
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    Re: Favorite Smoky Scents?

    Black Afgano +1
    Black Tourmaline + 2
    Boadicea the Victorious Complex
  76. Re: Do you pick a fragrance to wear based on the color of clothings you are wearing that day?

    mood and occasions only =)
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    Re: Woody Fragrance for a non woody lover

    Thanks for the suggestion guys. Now i just need to find some samples of those mentioned above.

    I've tried molecule 01, to me, pretty much it smells odorless. Funny how i forgot about gaiac wood...
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    Re: Body Lotion recommendations

    From the lightest to the very heavy cream type

    - Kiehl's ultra deluxe hand and body lotion (grapefruit)
    - Santa Maria Novella Latte per il corpo ( my personal fave very light yet super...
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    Woody Fragrance for a non woody lover

    Guys can you help me find a woody fragrance that i might like...I like patchouli and amber smell, but i wanted to try something else. Btw, i hate vetiver a lot ( except for vetiver oriental i kinda...
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    Re: NICHE gourmands

    Omnia Madera for a very yummy caramel smell and Musc Maori from PG for chocolate-buttery smell
  81. Re: What Fragrance Gets You The Most Negative Comments

    Black Oud...but it could be my fault for over spraying ( i had 3 sprays ). I told them it was the scent of rose & oud. They just said that it smelled more like a shitty rose. But true enough on...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2012

    Now i finally have a reason to go to Shanghai...just to visit volley's collections :grin:
  83. Re: What frag do you think of when you hear "Im sexy and I know it" by LMFAO ?

    Lol, my mind has already been brainwashed by the video clip in the " Wigle, Wigle, Wigle, Wigle" it part

    So i guess it's ELdO SM.....hehehe, but the again, if i were to use SM, it should be "I'm...
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    Re: Is Spiriteuse Double Vanille gone?

    Last December i got mine from neiman marcus and it might be one of a few last bottles with the old design, coz after that, it was sold out everywhere ( with the exception of nordstrom at that time...
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    Re: Almond fragrance

    +1 for Rahat Loukoum

    and another one i can think of is Dior Cologne Blanche ( i heard it was discontinued though)...nice smell and to me it smells like baby powder =)
  86. Re: Does Bumbe and Bumble Sumotech leave hair greasy or shiney?

    sorry double post
  87. Re: Does Bumbe and Bumble Sumotech leave hair greasy or shiney?

    I like the sumotech...i've been using it almost for 7 years now...it is the only wax that works for me. To me, it doesn't feel or look greasy as well as shiney.

    Sumowax on the hand is shiney and...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Lol, i love your french =) french with a british accent hehehe !!!!

    The one on the top right hand side is Hierbas de Ibiza. It's a very refreshing cologne ( similar to Acqua di Parma ) but this...
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    Re: Formal cologne, but not to feminine.

    +1 on the MDCI Invasion Barbare =)
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    Re: Big sample haul coming in tomorrow.

    Out of all those, these are the one that i've sampled

    1697 (2011) Frapin ----Bought a FB and it's nice, however now, i think Lubin Idole EDP is better

    Ambre Russe (2005) Parfum d'Empire ----...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    I want Xerjoff Verona.....huhuhuhu very innovative motion pictures moltening.



    There actually is a guard made from a clear acrylic on the swing cabinet. But if you swing it slowly, the...
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    Re: Guerlain Tonka Imperial Bulb Atomizer

    I used the bulb atomizer at first just because it look nicer ( yeah i'm a sucker for nice packaging ), and it doesn't leak for me. But it is a hassle to hold and somehow, it just doesn't ooze out as...
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    Re: A love that BN just doesn't understand?

    Hierbas De Ibiza .....When i spray it, i reminds me of the small alley at Ibiza town where i actually purchase the perfume.

    SL De Profundis. The funny thing about this is that, I insisted to buy...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Lol...I guess the same could be said if I were to go to Shanghai =P



    Thank you



    It was my friend ideas. He is the one who decided to make the cabinet that way...it it were up to me, i...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Thanks for the warm welcome guys =)

    Yes i've heard of Luckyscent. In fact i have been buying lots samples and sometimes even full bottles from them. Luckyscent is the only place i found to have...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Hi I'm a Newbie and lurker. I've always wanted to post something in Basenotes, but i just don't know what to write. Anyhow, I love this thread so much that i think my first post should be here =)
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