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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    And will get her some vetivers to try, for sure.
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    Thank you, yes she likes the L'Artisan Premier Figuer so this may be a slam dunk. I will definitely include it in the samples.
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    Yes, when they were small my mom brought back a lavender migraine stick from a trip to England, some sort of lavender chapstick thing that you can apply to your temples to ease migraine, and they...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

    Ineespenes, good luck to you on the job interview, that is exciting!

    Mure et Musc Extreme today.
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    Re: Recommendation for daughter #2

    Thank you, I will check these out!

    The Sisely cologne, that might be right up her alley, she is attracted to what I'd call transparent scents, she likes my Reglisse Noire, even though it's not...
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    Recommendation for daughter #2

    Maybe we should have a sticky "Recommendations" thread....

    My second daughter has different taste from most of us and I would like to get her a great alternative "fancy" sort of perfume that would...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    Samsara for today. Lovely.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    ErinK, Melancholily would be a great perfume name.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    Synchronized today in DSH Nouveau Gardenia. It's very subtle, dabbed like this. Just the barest hint of a warm floral, it was sweet earlier but that's faded, mostly skin now. Definitely...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Neil Morris Rumi for today :)

    From a sample, this one I will buy when we get back to having some discretionary income, and I was thinking this morning that...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Oh no Kiliwia! I hope it gets contained. Is it really on an island, or is that just a name?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Good morning, y'all.

    Mure et Musc Extreme for a long workday today. La mejor. The A/C has died at my house, sadly, the compressor has blown. We have just been leaving the windows open at night...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people!

    Samsara for today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    This claims to have "Egyptian Musk" at the base, but it's certainly not that clean musk/baby powder smell (I can't handle that, or most things called "amber") and this is more...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Uncharacteristically Rosey today in Tauer Noontide Petals, dabbed from a sample.

    Yesterday didn't post - ran a 5k with my little daughters, took it easy and...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th April 2015

    Yikes, tornadoes! Glad to hear you are safe.

    I am synchronized in Karmala from Avon's Mark line. This is beautiful, I have about 1/4 of a bottle left - bought one for me and one for each of my...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am in Tom Ford too, Santal Blush, just a smidge.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Today in sunny Jailia on a cloudy but beautiful day.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    ErinK, your talk about a graceful exit made me think of this song:


    https://youtu.be/TlP7vGKnyH8
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    Good morning, I am in Caron Tubereuse EDP.

    A couple of months of birthdays, travels, restaurant food has made my clothes a little tight! It is time to return to moderation and good habits, to...
  21. Re: Silly question, anyone spend a lot of money on shoes??

    I keep no more than 12 pair of shoes, ever (not counting workout shoes and a pair of flip flops) It is my limit. Even with this restriction, the shoes in my closet (about 10 pair at the moment)...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6th April 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world.

    Samsara today. In the U.S. so I am at work, we don't get Easter days off here....But happy Easter Monday to those who do!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3nd April 2015

    Good morning on Good Friday to all of the good smelling people of basenotes. I am accidentally at least somewhat synchronized in Smell Bent's Prairie Nymph.

    This is nuclear strength. I have...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd April 2015

    mmm, zeniba, orange curd sounds lovely.

    Fracas today, oily is the word that always pops into my head when I wear this. It smells oily. Not rancid, more like flowers in cooking oil.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Today (not even going to attempt a gag) I'm wearing Neil Morris Swoon. It's OK but not so much for me.

    Erin, I am sorry to hear about the breakup, but YAY on the job! That is a lot to process...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    OK, you win, KBE.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of Basenotes.

    Samsara for today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    Good morning, I smell like sugar frosting today, from a body oil (Alba Botanica deep moisturizing kukui nut hawaiian body oil, it has a lovely texture and is moisturizing), and waiting for it to fade...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Kiliwa, how exciting! Congratulations to the new parents!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world. Sonoma Scent Studio To Dream this morning. I think this one is named funny, it's rose and violet and smells fresh and clean and bracing to me, not...
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    Re: Shave or beards?

    I am a lady and prefer clean shaven or that trimmed very short and edged look, along the lines of Justin000's photo. Am a fan of sideburns, too, but do not like unopposed moustaches on an otherwise...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Sadly, I AM viewing this thread at the office but thankfully did not spit my coffee all over the desk or laugh loud enough to attract attention. CapriDog,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th March 2015

    Good morning. I hope you get well soon, Dora!

    AARGH the well pump has broken. We replaced the tank a few months ago, and have no idea where the underground pump even is. The guys are coming out...
  34. Re: Ladies- which fragrance gets you the most compliments?

    Kewart, I call the Mure Et Musc Extreme Mure and Mure and Musk, it's more berries. Not to the point of being yucky though, I don't smell like a berry when wearing it. To my nose, it is less...
  35. Re: Ladies- which fragrance gets you the most compliments?

    A story....This weekend I wore Mure Et Musc Extreme all weekend. Went to a birthday party at the Boyfriend's house for one of our numerous offspring, with all his parents and step-parents and...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people! Keiko Meicheri Datura Blanche today, weird green floral...It's kind of a chameleon on me, can be this narcotic floral green smell or sometimes in winter I find...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Jailia for Friday, such a happy smell.


    Kewart, what about the Alien Sunesssence? Unless there is a perfume named "Eclipse", this has to be the most...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 19th March 2015

    Good morning, the sun is rising over the new world, it's beautiful, the city lies in a mist across the water and the early sunlight is turning everything pink and orange.


    Guerlain Samsara for...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people! Mure et Musc Extreme for this Wednesday. And a big whompin cup of coffee.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th March 2015

    The old man dog is Loki, the puppy is Paxton. Both mixed breeds, we think the puppy is Belgian Malinois because people ask if he is...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th March 2015

    Happy Post-Birthday Day Dora, glad it was relaxed and happy for you.

    It's my dog's birthday! Well, it's the day we observe his birthday, he's a rescue so we don't really know it. He is 12 today,...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people! Neil Morris Prowl today. So nice.

    We had "shakespeare in the park" this weekend, it was nice but as we are in a city they could have used some audio...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Wearing the Samsara layered over the mango body lotion, wow. I thought it might be awful but it's very good. Fruity Fruity Fruity Floral, y muy tropical.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th March 2015

    Good Morning, good smelling people. Samsara today. The 8 year old daughter really admires the bottle, she thinks it beautiful.

    JonR, my thoughts are with you as you say goodbye to a good...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am in the lovely combination of body shop Mango and Mure et Musc Extreme. I think of Mure et Musc extreme as Mure Squared, Musk held constant, so Mure2Musk....
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of Basenotes.

    Reglisse Noire today, and the understated gray dress, and a lovely amethyst necklace I found on amazon. All coordinated.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 9th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Resolutely fruity today in Mure et Musc Extreme layered over Body Shop Mango. Yum.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 6th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Jujy, I hope your sisterly birthday is a lot of fun. I have a sister-turning-40 at the end of the month, too.

    Rumi for today, from Neil Morris. Will have to...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th March 2015

    Foxbins, unless you hate it, I so very highly recommend Mure Et Musc Extreme if you have it. That is far and away the guy-pleaser in my wardrobe, and isn't aggressive or forward. So many guy...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Ken Cosgrove, I like that Santal Blush, especially after it sits around awhile. It's cozy. I think it would be a good guy-smell.

    Resolutely juicy this...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Samsara for this Wednesday long workday.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd March 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Mike, I hope your juice fast is good for you. I fast not, ever, for fear of wrecking the metabolism; or not on purpose anyway, have done when headached for...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd March 2015

    Wearing Neil Morris Rumi from a sample; this got the sniff of approval from my 8 year old (who has oddly grown up taste - likes coffee, kalamata olives, anchovies, a spoonful of limoncello on her ice...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st March 2015

    Good afternoon, good smelling people. In Mure Et Musc Extreme for a lazy sunday, doing my daughters' taxes today.

    Yes! Teardrop if you order samples of Neil Morris, do try the Prowl. It's...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th February 2015

    I am oh so synchronized in Avon's discontinued Karmala. This is so lovely. They discontinue everything, but this one people are still whining about, years after.

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    Re: Instead of shampoo?

    The "No-Poo" advice is spot on. Really, you can just use conditioner most of the time, if you want, you don't have to wash your hair every time you get it wet, only when it needs it. If you avoid...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Reglisse Noire for today. I finally managed to fit the bottle with a reasonable sprayer (gawd I hate that balloon pump thing, it's gorgeous but terrible to use,...
  58. Re: Need hair product recommendations for son.

    Fine hair? LA Looks hair gel is good, that's what my daughter uses. If you can find it, the Biosilk Rock Hard Gel is the absolute best gel for a strong hold on fine hair. When I had a mohawk and...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th February 2015

    Jon, I am so glad your friend didn't have to suffer for long and got to have his friends with him at the end of his life. So sad to go early but we don't get to choose...Please accept my condolences...
  60. Re: Any suggestions on a quality sunscreen/sunblock?

    I also look for something with a physical block, and remember that wearing a hat or carrying an umbrella for shade is also a sunblock. Don't rely too much on chemical sunscreens, they may keep you...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th February 2015

    Good morning, and congratulations on your black beans, Mike. That's what we had for supper yesterday, black beans, white rice, and platanos, the cuban way, thick slices sauteed in butter and oil. ...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Neil Morris Prowl today, the very end of the first bottle, not the first spray of the new bottle :)
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd February 2015

    Oh Jon, so sorry. We are all limited editions...I am glad he has friends and support at the end, to die surrounded by love is the best any of us can hope for as an ending.
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    Re: Caron pour un homme sexy? - Vogue article

    I think that the man makes the scent, rather than the other way around; assuming it's something not dead unpleasant.

    Have said this before, but if you are a man and do not stink, that is plenty...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd February 2015

    Good morning, and thank you everyone for the birthday wishes. So many thank yous. Happily, I have survived another year :) Wearing Samsara today, and synchronized with my youngest daughter, who...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th February 2015

    It was Below Freezing this morning where I am in West Central FL. -1 C. We don't have the "infrastructure" down here for that - no heater, no insulated coats or boots, breezy houses that are about...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Jon, I hope you all bring some comfort and hope and happiness to your friend today.

    Not synchronized today - I believe that would be Mure et Musc, that's the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, February 19, 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Inespees, I hope you enjoyed your hairstyling!

    Samsara for today. It is getting cold cold cold here (it's all relative), we are predicted to have no degrees...
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    Re: Anti Aging, Eye Cream, Wrinkle Creams

    Retin-F'ing-A.

    Prescription Tretinoin is the bomb. And consistent moisturization. I have no genetic advantage whatsoever, my mom got wrinkles early (native american, hollow cheeks, etc.) and my...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. 30 Roses, I hope you are holding up OK. Remember to take care of yourself.

    Sara Horowitz Perfect Coconut Milk perfume oil today. And a white sweater!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th February 2015

    Oh, 30 Roses, you have my deepest sympathy and absolute awe at how wonderful you were at taking care of her at the end. She was so very lucky to have you as a daughter, and I am glad her passing was...
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    Re: Hair loss remedies?

    Guys my age and older? I don't care at all about bald. They look fine either way, as long as the remaining hair is cut very short.

    Guys who start balding young? I understand the angst about...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am in yummy Jailia, layered over an Alba Botanica body oil (whew, I am sure glad to live in a humid climate. My skin hates cold weather and heaters both. Too...
  74. Re: SOTD - Valentine's Day Scent - Saturday 14th February 2015

    Ha! That's funny, Viffer.

    I am at work today, in Reglisse Noire. Yum.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am synchronized in Boucheron feminine EDP from the adorable mini bottle.

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    Re: Your Favorite Soap and Why

    No soap! No soap in our hard water, it doesn't clean, makes skin feel tight and coated and sticks dirt to the tub in this uncleanable layer of calcified minerals. Woe to anyone who gets it in their...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th February 2015

    Mike, I like Shalimar too, it's lovely, I just don't have any! I borrow from the 10 year old when I want a vanilla, she is la Reina de las Vanillas.

    I don't think I could have a signature...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Mure et Musc Extreme today, the very very end of the big 100ml bottle. I have gone through one bottle a year for 3 years now, this is definitely my favorite,...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of the world.

    Today wearing Hermes Un Jardin sur la Toit. Long day at work and I forgot my lunch :/ Well, good hearty breakfast of oatmeal and nuts and fruit...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am in the lovely Reglisse Noire by 1000 Flowers. A winter-only smell down here, it's cloying in the summer but oh my so gorgeous in the cool weather. It's...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 9th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. In the Samsara; I guess I will buy a bottle, considering the rate I made it through the split. Initially thought it too rosy for me, but that is only at the itty...
  82. Re: Ladies- which fragrance gets you the most compliments?

    Mure et Musc Extreme seems to be the crowdpleaser on me. The most universally complimented.
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    Re: SOTD Friday February 6th 2015

    Well, I am not in a clone but am twinned with Kiliwa in Samsara. Very happy for Friday this week. The kids have a day off school for the state fair, but aren't going to the fair, they are going...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Black Orchid, dabbed from a mini. I have on a purple and black striped shirt and there are only a couple of scents that "match", they aren't similar at all but...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Tom Ford Santal Blush today. Just a little, dabbed from a sample. Nice!
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: Fashion Edition

    I got this skirt, purchased almost entirely with coupons & discounts; there was only one left but it was my size.

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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Boucheron EDP (non-smoked) on this too-cold-for-me day.


    ETA: Congratulations to Sophie bint RHM on her college acceptance! That's great!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd February 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. I am smelling of henna from coloring my hair yesterday, and Neil Morris Prowl. Not a lot of perfumes can coordinate with the slightly wet-dog smell of henna but...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 31st January 2015

    Good morning, new world, and good evening to the old world.

    Working today, in Mure et Musc Extreme, la mejor.

    I ate lightly yesterday and had a good run this morning so like Jon would have...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 30th January 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. Not synchronized, Boucheron feminine EDP
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 29th January 2015

    Good morning good smelling people.

    Easyfish, what a lovely picture for the Eau De Rochas. I am so sorry your father-in-law died, and hope he had a wonderful life and that his passing was not too...
  92. Re: If money was not object - how to get perfect skin?

    I would do pretty much what I do now, prescription tretinoin at night and Cerave moisturizer in the morning, and gentle drugstore cleanser of any variety; and would save the other $470 a month toward...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 28th January 2015

    Good morning good smelling people. The Guerlain Samsara from the mystery scent series on Luckyscent. I am getting toward the end of the little bottle so must have liked it better than I thought,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 27th January 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people. It's cold here too. I had a funny dream about being in Chicago, have never even been there in real life, it must have been my subconscious mind's shorthand for...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 24th January 2015

    Good morning, and happy weekend. Working this morning, Caron Tubereuse EDP.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 23rd January 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Not synchronized today, wearing To Dream from Sonoma Scent Studio. Not dreamy in the least, I am not sure why it's called that. It's fresh smelling and...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Posts are multiplying like bunnies! Let's see if it happens to mine...

    Neil Morris Prowl today. The coffee shop guy (today was apparently the day of cute bearded tall and broad coffee shop guys,...
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    Re: Skincare Routine

    I don't worry much about what cleanser, as long as it gets the makeup off and doesn't dry my skin. Right now using the Aveeno Clear Complexion Foaming Cleanser. Tretinoin cream at night; then in...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 21st January 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people of Basenotes.

    Mure et Musc Extreme for today.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20th January 2015

    Good morning, good smelling people.

    Smell Bent She Wolf today. Spicy musky sweet vanilla. mmm.
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