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    Facial moisturizers vs. beards

    With many facial moisturizers it's not that simple to get through a beard to the skin beneath that beard. How do you bearded guys moisturize that part of your facial skin?
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    Re: Are the "experts" too focused on top notes ?

    Very true.

    Judging perfumes I am the exact opposite, though. I don't care at all for the top notes. They're gone when I leave the house. Why should I care about them? I never understood why people...
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    Re: Most expensive frag purchase with ZERO regret?

    + 1
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    Re: Parfumerie General Coze

    I find it very hard to distinguish single notes in Cozé. It has that thing that makes it IMO a masterpiece: it creates something new. More a monolith than a collection of notes.
    IMO one of the best...
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    Re: 2 Sprays! 12 Hours!! 10 meters!!!

    I second that.
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    Re: What makes a scent "college" or "for college"?

    I agree. One of the best I've ever read on BN. Thank you DustB for opening it - and mr. reasonable, Bokchoy, cello, Emlynevermore, and others for your really insightful thoughts.
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    Frags and insects

    Patchouli was used to keep moths off textiles, citronella is used to keep midges away, prepare a pick-nick in late summer and you instantly have black-yellow striped visitors. There are dozens...
  8. Thread: Childhood

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    Re: Childhood

    Youth Dew. My mum was wearing that on special occasions.
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    Re: L'Instant pronunciation?

    Click on a speaker icon: http://dict.leo.org/frde?lp=frde&lang=de&searchLoc=0&cmpType=relaxed&sectHdr=on&spellToler=&search=instant
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    Re: Best TEA fragrance

    PG L'Eau Rare Matale or Hyperessence Matale.
  11. Re: Fabrics for button down shirts (whats stylish/unstylish)

    I'd say the second one is an English Spread or Kent.
  12. Re: Fabrics for button down shirts (whats stylish/unstylish)

    Stodgy - yes, maybe that hits the nail. But maybe we just have a different understanding of "stylish". (Or maybe it's just a trans-atlantic thing. :wink:) Cos I agree with this:



    Button downs...
  13. Re: Fabrics for button down shirts (whats stylish/unstylish)

    Well, button down and stylish don't go in the same sentence anyway. :wink:

    But cotton is king.
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    Re: Leau Dissey vs. Allure Homme Sport

    Most people here will probably vote for Allure Homme Sport. My vote clearly goes to L'eau d'Issey, though. In Allure Homme Sport I always get a very dominant note of excrements. (But I seem to be...
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    Re: Your Shaving Routine/ Set-Up.

    My routine is not quite as stylish and sophisticated as yours.

    - apply a hot linen towel to the face
    - apply Alt-Innsbruck pre & after shave emulsion
    - Lather: Valobra shaving soap - Brush: a...
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    Basel, Switzerland

    Niche in Basel:

    Hyazinth
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    Re: Fresh cut grass

    Bond no. 9 Bleecker Street
  18. Thread: Soap/Body Wash

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    Re: Soap/Body Wash

    +1 for unscented bar soap
  19. Re: Amouage Epic Man, my first experience with it

    I doubt that. :wink:

    But yes, Epic is epic.
  20. Re: Very long lasting with great sillage fresh fragrance ? Does it exist?

    Mugler Cologne?
  21. Thread: Female / Male

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    Re: Female / Male

    Thanks. I see that was a "oh no, please not again" question. Sorry.
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    Re: Dark Summer Fragrance?

    Parfumerie Generale 06 L'eau rare matale
  23. Thread: Female / Male

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    Female / Male

    Right now:
    Female Fragrance Discussion: 11492 threads, 60 viewing
    Male Fragrance Discussion: 51980 threads, 299 viewing

    That might destroy world views. ;)

    How come? Are men more interested in...
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    Re: I can't beat razor burn

    I second that. For me applying a pre-shave lotion was key in reducing irritations. Actually Alt-Innsbruck emulsion does a great job for me.
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    Re: Do you not wash your hands?

    Ah yes, you might be right. Hope my comment was not taken as an offense.
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    Re: Do you not wash your hands?

    Are you a veterinarian? ;-)
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    Re: Rance 1795 Triomphe

    I got a sample of it last week and tested it once. I did not like the opening. Too floral, too feminine. But the more it shifts to the base notes the better it gets. And the more it shifts from...
  28. Re: May have gotten a bunch of fake fragrances w/ pics (Allure Homme, Le Male, London, GIT etc)

    Those numbers help the manufacturer to "track down" the products. They know which lot they sold to whom. For the alimentation of the grey market someone in the "regular" (authorized by the trade mark...
  29. Re: May have gotten a bunch of fake fragrances w/ pics (Allure Homme, Le Male, London, GIT etc)

    Rather a sign for grey market, not for fakes. At least the Allure bottle is real, I'd say. Don't know about the content, of course.
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    Re: L'eau Bleue d'Issey Question

    Never noticed peppermint. I get fir tree, fir tree, and fir tree again. And I was always wondering why they called it bleu. Personally I don't associate the scent with blue at all. It is a dark green...
  31. Poll: Re: Parfumerie Generale: which one suggest to test?

    Cozé - IMO one of the most magnificent scents ever.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Womanity

    I think it is man friendly in a sense that it attracts men. ;)

    I adore this scent. But I agree that a man cannot wear it. It screams out loud WOMAN! And yes, I agree with Nukapai - it might even...
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    Rancé 1795 Triomphe

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Rance-1795/Triomphe-6421.html
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    John Richmond JR

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/253471-New-Fragrance-John-Richmond-for-Men
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    Re: What Would Napoleon Bonaparte Wear?

    Yes, Triomphe. (Unfortunately missing in Basenotes data base.)
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    Re: Is this a myth or not...

    You get used to every scent when you're sitting in it. That's why you don't notice stale air until you leave the room and come back. That effect exists for all scents, good or bad. It tells you...
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    Re: Can you help me? Gourmand with thick caramel!

    Maybe Hanae Mori por homme.
  38. Re: A Sweet Tobacco Fragrance or A Sweet Smokey Fragrance

    Czech & Speake Cuba
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