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  1. Re: Can Benzyl Acetate be used to build a pear aroma?

    Poached Pear:

    Mintonat 96%
    Alpha Damascone Pure 4%
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    Re: Arctander Perfume and Flavor Chemicals

    Just going to drop this off here...https://perfumertalk.com/topic/perfume-and-flavor-materials-of-natural-origin/

    Brandon Greatheart
    Administator of Perfumer Talk
  3. Thread: Vintage Bases

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Vintage Bases

    Arcadi Boix Camps is your guy. Contact him on Facebook. He is probably the most knowledgeable person on this subject that you can get in contact with easily. He can sell you fresh batches of the...
  4. The Creed Aventus Analysis Is Now Available

    You must be a Perfumer Talk Insider to view, but it is only $4.99 per month. It is a very simple and well thought out formula. Here is the link to the database:...
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    Re: Hedione vs Hedione high cis

    No, but it contains around 20% Hedione and 10% Hedione HC.
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    Re: Hedione vs Hedione high cis

    Hedione High Cis most definitely has more diffusion than Hedione. Since it is too perceptible, it does not have the same effervescent sparkling effect as Hedione. It is used to boost Hedione in most...
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    Re: Living Jasmine Accord

    Milhaus, use Gamma Decalactone.
  8. Re: Why that musk? Ethylene Brassylate vs Galaxolide

    Can you recommend the musk or masks that would be well suited to an orris/violet fragrance?

    Ambrettolide (the most important musk for use in violet/iris fragrances) - To keep the creamy/fattiness...
  9. Re: Why that musk? Ethylene Brassylate vs Galaxolide

    Can someone tell me the main reason one might choose one over the other?

    It is what the scent calls for. You wouldn't want to use ethyl maltol if you are trying to make a light, crisp aquatic void...
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    Re: Vanilla Top Note Help

    Use Ultravanil diluted to 10% in Dipropylene Glycol. You may up to 0.10% of the final fragrance (diluted in alcohol) if you wish to sell.
  11. Thread: Vinyl smell ?

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Vinyl smell ?

    Dynascone.
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    Re: Out of this world lavender

    Lavender Wild from Eden Botanicals is very clean with a tea-like tonality, but there is an off note in the drydown. Lavender Maillete is hands down the best lavender they offer and the best lavender...
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    Re: What Material Causes the Soapy Aroma

    Benzyl Salicylate, Helvetolide and Ethylene Brassylate (especially when combined) always give a soapy, shampoo-like aroma to blends if they are not properly masked.
  14. Re: How to speed up the blending/curing process of a fragrance

    Yes, Telmarin. I have the same problems. There are two easy solutions to this. The first works best with solid, crystalline-like molecules such as Ambrox DL, Exaltolide, Vanilla CO2, etc. You can...
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    Re: What Do You Feel We Need As DIY Perfumer's?

    Thank you for your constructive criticism and wishes, mourningwould. This topic was written on my iPhone and it has autocorrected "Perfumer" to "Perfumer's". I am well aware of proper use of...
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    What Do You Feel We Need As DIY Perfumer's?

    It is my desire to see everyone have success in creating new indie/niche brands and even sooner create successful fragrance blends. We already have many great websites to buy high quality raw...
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    Re: Norlimbanol in oil?

    You can get a sense of what Z11 (Firmenich)/AmberKetal (Givaudan) does to a fragrance by smelling Rhinoceros by Zoologist ( I believe Z11 in this case). It can be smelled strongly in the base. It's...
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    Re: Recreate Tom Ford's Amber Absolute

    Talk to member deadidol. Here is what he had to say.


    "Ryan, I know that fragrance inside out and I can tell you that a big part of what makes it tick is Ebanol -- a sandalwood replacer. The...
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    Re: Anyone know a source for Givaudan Chocovan?

    Jean Claude Ellena's Chocolate - Isobutyl Phenylacetate + Vanillin
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    Re: Watery Green Base Notes...?

    I cannot say. Those who are ready to figure it out will.
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    Re: Watery Green Base Notes...?

    That moment when you realize what fragrance this advice was used for :).
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    Exclusive Materials Proposition

    I am creating a feasibility study and would like to know the demand for exclusive bases, most of which contain captive molecules. This company's minimum order price is $6000, but is willing to expand...
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    Re: GC/MS Analysis Hosting

    We will look into laboratories in other countries once the service takes off in the United States. There is only one post in the forum currently so there is not yet a need to source overseas. Once we...
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    GC/MS Analysis Hosting

    Hello everyone, I am hosting a group GC/MS analysis service. Have you thought about having one of your fragrances analyzed but didn't have the funds or know how to do it? Well, we can help. I will...
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    Re: Group buy for GC/MS

    To all those who are interested, my website is hosting group GC/MS analysis purchasing. You do not have to pay anything to use the service, but you do have to become a free member of the site. No,...
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    Re: A Message To Our Community

    Thank you bshell. It was always my intention to have free forums available whether you are a free member of the site or just viewing. I had not known they were not available for viewing. Thank you...
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    Re: A Message To Our Community

    Thank you, Poohdini.
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    Re: A Message To Our Community

    As far as I know, since a fragrance formula cannot be copyrighted, the should be no problems short of the company contacting me to remove their fragrance from the database. In which case I would...
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    Re: A Message To Our Community

    Yes Mumsy, but the same applies for the Yahoo Perfumery Groups as well. Both the groups and Basenotes have all of the information crammed on to one portion of the site. I wanted to create an entire...
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    A Message To Our Community

    Hello everyone, I believe we as perfumers need and deserve our own website to congregate and discuss perfumery. So I created www.perfumertalk.com.

    On this website, there is a forum with sections...
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    Re: Formula for a gourmand unisex perfume

    Here is a little fine tuning. https://m.facebook.com/263202847040070/photos/pb.263202847040070.-2207520000.1421725045./875453205815028/?type=1&source=42
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    Re: small sculpture made of Exaltolide

    If you do not have a hot plate, the next best thing is to heat the bottle of material in a pan on the stove. Make sure to unscrew the cap (you may rest it on top) to prevent any explosions.
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    Re: Perfumer help required - cloning

    What is the fragrance?
  34. Re: What musks, woody ambers are in Alien by Mugler?

    Alien is most definitely Ambroxan (laevo ambrox; (-) - Ambrox found in natural ambergris). Ambrox DL is different because it has 30% of captive (isomer) Cachalox (9-Epiambrox). This isomer is...
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    Re: Aroma of Christmas Trees

    This. http://www.edenbotanicals.com/fir-balsam-absolute.html
  36. Re: What musks, woody ambers are in Alien by Mugler?

    That is exactly the point, Nizan. It is hidden very well. You get the projection (scent booster!) of (-) - Ambrox but not the smell because it is covered well. In this scent particularly, four...
  37. Re: What musks, woody ambers are in Alien by Mugler?

    Alien has 9.12% Cashmeran and 5.10% Ambroxan (pure (-)- Ambrox). Ambrox DL would have made the scent creamier, which I doubt would have made the scent better. Ambroxan's sharp contrast to the...
  38. Re: Oakmoss restrictions in 2015 and impact on Aventus

    Aventus never contained Oakmoss Absolute. Creed did have to remove the Lyral in the formula though. It is also very difficult to accurately replace.
  39. Thread: Warm Glow?

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Warm Glow?

    There was a certain coconut accord I found while reconstituting a pineapple that was the most shimmering, warm glowing bronze aroma I have ever smelled. It's smell was brilliant.

    Delta Octalactone...
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    The Final Thread On Water

    I have a few questions/statements.

    1. I am sure that distilled water in used in the production of professional fragrances.

    2. Why?

    3. At what amount is the water added in the final product?...
  41. Re: Contract manufacturers for fragrance concentrate?

    Give Kik a call.

    http://www.kikcorp.com/fragrance-manufacturers.html
  42. Re: Smelly game....... then smelly swaps (For after the blind sniff game)

    I am using a dark, heavy patchouli for this one. It fits the description much better than a cleaner patchouli.
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    Re: Custom Bottle Manufacturer In US

    Found this. If you scroll through the caps you will find the exact bottle used for "Kristiansand Kristiansand New York For Men"

    http://sgbpackaging.com/portfolio/fragrance-caps/
    ...
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    Custom Bottle Manufacturer In US

    If anyone has any information regarding this please let me know.
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    Re: buy analysis GC/MS

    I had the idea of having a GC/MS device purchased by a large number of us Basenoters to use by its members. I think it would be a fantastic idea but I have no idea how to use such a device. I would...
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    Naturals With Great Projection

    In my opinion, the only natural I have with amazing projection is Ylang Ylang Complete. A scent strip could fill a 100 square meter room easily. It is very big on the Cresol note, but in the drydown...
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    Re: Musk Ketone Replacer

    :-)
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    Re: Musk Ketone Replacer

    Ha, speaking of correcting mistakes, Romandolide is an Alicyclic or Linear musk. The best Macrocyclic musk to replace Musk Ketone is Nirvanolide. Since it is unobtainable, Muscenone is the next best...
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    Musk Ketone Replacer

    Does anyone know what is used in the formulation of Musk Ketone Replacer? Chris, I see you have some for sale. In your opinion , cost aside, if you were to replace Musk Ketone in a formula, would you...
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    Re: Question on Nepalva, Traseolide and Poivrol

    No knockoff, the actual amount. Traesolide is used at around 0.5% in Le Male along with Galaxolide, Tonalide, Celestolide and Phantolide. This accord accounts for 60%+ of its formula.
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    Re: is good sandalwood even a thing anymore?

    http://www.edenbotanicals.com/sandalwood-royal-hawaiian.html
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    Re: Mysore / Melozol Acetate

    Oh no Paul! Hopefully you will find a good use for it because you could have bought a much smaller quantity. Was it expensive? ...(Checks Vigon...) Oh. Still I hope it finds a good use. I too was...
  53. Thread: Muscenone

    by BAGreat
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    Muscenone

    Does anyone have a few grams I could purchase to play around with?
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    Re: Advice on a formula

    Nizan, here is my attempt at modernizing your formula. Let me know what you think.

    Base:
    Sandalwood Australian - 50
    Bacdanol - 100
    Sandalore - 25
    Javanol 10% - 50
    Iso E Super 250
    Cosmone 10...
  55. Thread: Vanilla bean

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Vanilla bean

    You are far better off using either Vanilla Absolute or CO2.
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    Un Jardin Sur Le Nil

    This is not the original but according to Chandler Burr, 98% in terms of molecular structure and 100% in terms of scent perceptibility. I am positive this will help many of you out here and give you...
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    Re: replacing rose ketones due to IFRA limits

    First ask yourself why you want an "all natural" perfume? Why are you limiting yourself to using only isolates, and extracted oils (absolutes etc.)? You have to realize that everything in the...
  58. Re: Smelly game....... then smelly swaps (For after the blind sniff game)

    In, for real this time. Davidoff Zino is a go for me.
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    Re: What The Hell Makes Joop! Homme So Powerful?

    Haha!
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    Re: What The Hell Makes Joop! Homme So Powerful?

    Thank you for this. The entire scent might have made Schiff bases in itself here and there over time too. Its quite a shame Lyral is going to be banned. Also now that you mention these ingredients,...
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    Re: What The Hell Makes Joop! Homme So Powerful?

    Very! It's still going strong hours later on the scent strip.
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    What The Hell Makes Joop! Homme So Powerful?

    This is my goal in terms of sillage for my fragrances. I am going to list things I smell but I don't understand how it's so goddamn strong!

    Alpha Isomethyl Ionone
    Dihydro Beta Ionone
    Beta...
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    Re: Creed Aventus...isolating the mossy note

    The Timbersilk / Patchouli (most likely 65% Couer) accord is also playing a role in the mossiness of the entire scent.
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    What smells say "Hawaii" to you?

    I am curious to know what you guys think.
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    Re: Some notes in IFRA'S restrictions

    Restrictions work as the concentration in the final product. 26.7% would be a 26.7% dilution in alcohol. Fragrances are usually sold in 10% - 15% dilutions in alcohol. You do not have to worry at all...
  66. Thread: Watermelon

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Watermelon

    All of the nuances are filled out by both ingredients. The Scentenal fills out the painty/melon-ozonic part and the Lilial fills the juicy, fruity, sweet part of the aroma.
  67. Thread: Watermelon

    by BAGreat
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    Watermelon

    It's insane how realistic and on top of that, long lasting this is. I don't think I should be giving this away for free haha. Anyway here it is.

    Lilial 70%
    Scentenal 30%

    Let them mingle for a...
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    Re: The problem with sweetness

    Surprised no one mentioned this, but Ebanol is what you are looking for.
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    Re: Where can I get Bourgeonal?

    Another option. http://www.creatingperfume.com/ethylcaproate-6.aspx
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    Re: Oud SigNature by Firmenich

    If you want the real deal holy field, request samples from Arcadi Boix Camps through Facebook. He will hook you up with some serious Oud reconstitutions (99% of the components matched). For example...
  71. Re: Oilahuasca & Serotonin From Nature & Lucid Dreams

    To sum this all up. Op mix the Oilahuasca in the proper amounts. Try it on skin. Report back. If you get absolutely no effects, this will never work as intended. Another thing, even if it does work...
  72. Thread: Mango

    by BAGreat
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    Mango

    I have tried it and it smells just like cutting into a ripe Mango.

    Ethyl Acetate - 24.3%
    Ethyl Butyrate - 17.8%
    Alpha Pinene - 2.4%
    Myrcene - 3.8%
    Delta - 3 - Carene - 43.3%
    Alpha Terpinene...
  73. Thread: Blueberry

    by BAGreat
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    Blueberry

    Here you go everyone. Enjoy.

    Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol - 5.7%
    Cis - 3 - Hexenol - 11.7%
    Ethyl Butyrate - 22.6%
    Ethyl Caproate - 16.3%
    Butyl Acetate - 14.6%
    Nerol - 1.3%
    Geraniol - 4.9%
    Linalool...
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    Re: How to make Top note last all day?

    https://www.facebook.com/263202847040070/photos/pb.263202847040070.-2207520000.1412735439./890392834321065/?type=3&theater
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    Re: Becoming A Supplier

    You have my support. I cannot wait to order!
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    Re: Blind nose training: who wants to play? CLOSED

    Thank you kindly everyone I will send you my address. I will be sure to comment only after everything is done.
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    Re: Blind nose training: who wants to play? CLOSED

    Unfortunately I will not be able to participate this round. I hope everyone understands. For those who are participating have fun. Hopefully I will be financially able to participate next round.
    ...
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    Re: Difference between geosmin and humulene

    Where can I purchase some Humulene?
  79. Thread: Bottles reuse?

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Bottles reuse?

    Most definitely with detergent. The oils will repel water and stick to the glass without the detergent. Do not reuse plastic bottles.
  80. Thread: Bottles reuse?

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Bottles reuse?

    I always wash out bottles after failed trials. I avoid getting any of the liquid on the caps. The caps hold the scent very well and will leave the rim of the glass scented with the previous trial....
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    Re: Realistic Pear aroma?

    What post? ;)
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    Re: Realistic Pear aroma?

    Yes most definitely Bill, thank you. If the OP has not seen the post I will PM them. I will delete the post.
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    Re: Realistic Pear aroma?

    ...
  84. Re: What Types Of Fragrances Do You Guys Think We Need More Of?

    The Masculine tropical is still in the works. A nice Mango accord is there along with some Cognac, Sandalwood, Ambergris and Driftwood for the base. Though we need to conjure up a name for it....
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    Re: Realistic Pear aroma?

    http://www.vigon.com/ethyl24-decadienoatepearester.aspx :)
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    Re: Realistic Pear aroma?

    I have created an absolutely delicious accord that is a mix of a perfectly ripe pear and a green apple. It is honestly so good I was surprised it came out as such. It is one of those aromas that you...
  87. Thread: Iso e super

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Iso e super

    Yes, the Iso E Super from PA is 100% or undiluted.
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    Re: Blind nose training: who wants to play? closes Sept 22nd

    Two of my three samples will have to be diluted for smelling purposes. They will be dissolved in DPG and I will not disclose the percentages for obvious reasons :).
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    Re: Blind nose training: who wants to play? closes Sept 22nd

    Ok, I have my 3 aroma chemicals chosen. If diluted, they will be in Dipropylene Glycol.
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    Re: Blind nose training: who wants to play? closes Sept 22nd

    Solvents are fine.
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    Re: Ambroxan doesn't smell at all!!!

    Out of desperation when and if I cannot smell a material on the blotter, I would taste a bit of it (Diluted on the blotter of course. You will survive). If your senses are still not absolutely...
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    Re: Blind nose training: who wants to play?

    In.
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    Re: Ambroxan doesn't smell at all!!!

    Place the test strip in a drawer. Close it. Open it in an hour and smell from a good distance away. Your nose is fatigued and Ambroxan takes time to learn. You will eventually be amazed at how strong...
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    Re: Best Value on Oils?

    All of the natural oils, absolutes, and CO2's from creatingperfume.com are diluted to at least 10% with some being diluted down to 3%. Though the aroma chemicals and (aroma chemical) blends can be...
  95. Thread: Mango

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Mango

    ...
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    Re: Galaxolide 50% IPM - Scent?

    Cervolide has slightly less of that burning iron note than Habanolide. It has more of a shy "hot iron" aroma. Globalide takes that note and cranks it to the final degree. I cannot stand it! Atleast...
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    Labeling Against IFRA

    I have decided to take IFRA's restrictions lightly and not follow their guidelines for some materials. I will use common sense when blending to make sure I do not harm consumers. How do I go about...
  98. Thread: Mango

    by BAGreat
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    Re: Mango

    ...
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    Re: What make it sexy?

    You will go insane over Nasomatto's Duro. It is a Cashmeran nuclear bomb.
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    Re: What make it sexy?

    Haha yes, it was a joke.
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