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  1. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Which page is the latest tally of most complimented?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have 3 bottles of X02 remaining and 3 30ml decants. 30ml went to be analysed. Re the above eBay advert: I saw a photo of the receipt but not the batch number. On mine it's etched on the base of the...
  3. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I book marked the latest tally page and it keeps moving. Which page is the latest tally and why does it keep moving? Surely as more people post with their feedback the few times the data has been...
  4. Re: Scaling a formula of 3g and maths

    Thanks for the replies. I looked into the pros and cons of a 2 decimal scale and a 3 decimal. Chris and others replied to a post sometime ago about scales and he has a great guide to buying an...
  5. Group buys of supplies and MOQ

    Is there a resource for group buying materials like vials and bottles to overcome minimum order quantity constraints? ordering 10,000 vials from China is something I'm sure nobody would want to take...
  6. Scaling a formula of 3g and maths

    I'm working on a small scale of 3 grams. I'm using a Radwag scale/ balance with 3 decimals as some of the materials are high impact and require 0.02% of a material.
    With a scale/ balance of 3...
  7. Re: Technique and equipment for adding trace amounts

    Thanks for the replies. I understand that it is done by weight however what "tool" are you using in the technique of extracting the necessary amount of material from it's supplied container when...
  8. Technique and equipment for adding trace amounts

    Working by weight is of course the only way to work in perfumery however what do you use when adding trace amounts of high impact materials. My current practice is to use an atomizer straw to dip...
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    Re: GC-MS Services

    Also if there is a partner company in the UK as sending samples via Airmail lately is problematic
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    Re: GC-MS Services

    Hi could you please reply with prices for a single GCMS and if sending 3 fragrances for analysis Is there a reduction in price
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    Re: [UK] Creed Aventus

    I have P01 batch from 2013 in 120ml size.
  12. Re: Aventus Batch variations : Here is the real (maybe not) explanation!

    Whether the letter is genuine or not any perfumer will agree that the IFRA restrictions have impacted their batches. Oakmoss is mentioned in the letter and it could easily list Lyral instead as the...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    For the past two years I've been working on a fragrance "inspired by" the original (in particular 11X02). I'm inviting feedback so if you're in the UK and would like a free sample then send a message
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    Re: Yet Another Aventus Clone?

    For the past two years I've been working on something "inspired by" the original. I now have samples ready for feedback. If you'd like a free sample and you're in the UK then send me a message and...
  15. Re: Do you think Creed batch variations are actually just shoddy quality control or cuz of 'Millesim

    If batch variation is bullshit then how do you account for the fact that perfume houses have to comply with IFRA's constantly changing regulations. Lyral for example was in huge doses in Aventus's...
  16. Re: Just because it looks like a Pineapple and smells like a Pineapple...doesn't mean it's Aventus.

    Manzanate and orange oil give Aventus the pineapple notes however these are often fleeting top notes. Aventus's signature note across all of the batches (yawn) is the mossy/ woody dry down caused by...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    of the chemical constituents.[/QUOTE]

    There's no doubt batch variation exists. There's a far higher amount of Lyral in 11X02 than the recent batches due to IFRA regulations on allergens. Anybody...
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    Re: GC/MS Analysis Hosting

    Good idea. A lab in the UK or Europe would also be ideal. I have some local fragrances from the UAE which I'd like to have tested and the issue is getting them transported by air. A second issue is...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I know 98.6 of what is in Aventus and Oakmoss isn't there (unless it's a captive in the remaining 1.4%).
    The 11X02 batch has a prohibited amount of Lyral compared to the batches of 2013-15.
    I...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have 2 bottles left of 11X02. They're the 120ml. I Had 6 bottles in total. One went on a GC/MS
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    Re: Creed Aventus Is A Waste Of Money

    It's always interesting to hear the same description of Aventus that it's either pineapple or smokey. The Dominant note in Aventus after half an hour is a mossy note and this continues for hours and...
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    Re: Molecule 01 v homemade versions

    The original uses Timbersilk and not ISO E Super
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    Re: Creed Aventus lovers (UK only)

    Samples being sent this week to those who messaged me and I have a dozen or so more for those who are familiar with Aventus. I'd appreciate your view
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    Re: Creed Aventus lovers (UK only)

    My Duplicate post deleted
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    Re: Creed Aventus lovers (UK only)

    My Duplicate post deleted
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    Re: Creed Aventus lovers (UK only)

    It isn't necessary to begin your post with "No offence" none was taken. You have your view and I have mine. Enjoy Lomani and your conclusion that the inexpensive price is an adequate trade off to...
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    Re: Creed Aventus lovers (UK only)

    No its a fragrance I've done. Lomani and the several others which some believe "are the same as / similar to/ almost a clone" with respect are not similar . The only similarity these fragrances share...
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    Re: Creed Aventus lovers (UK only)

    I stil have a dozen samples for anyone who would like to participate
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    Creed Aventus lovers (UK only)

    PM me please to receive a free sample vial of a fragrance which I need feedback on from those familiar with Aventus
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    Re: Very interesting article

    It's impossible to agree with this article. A mere look at Basenote's most complimented male fragrances shows that the top 10 don't appear in this article.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I've been working on a fragrance similar to Aventus for a while now. If anyone would like a free sample (UK only please) drop me a PM
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    Re: Aventus really does not fail.

    I have samples of a fragrance I've been working on which is very close to Aventus. Drop me a pm and I'll send a free sample (UK only please)
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    GC testing in the UK

    Does anyone know a UK company who can analyse a fragrance. Alternatively any country outside of US
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I second this. I still have two bottles of 11X02 and it's far superior to others.
  35. Re: Creed Aventus...isolating the mossy note

    Without saying exactly how I know I'd like to confirm that 98.6% is known ;)
  36. Creed Aventus...isolating the mossy note

    Does anyone know which material is in Aventus which is giving the dominant mossy note. Oakmoss is listed in the description but it isn't in Aventus (Just as Ambergris is listed and isn't in there)
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    see previous comment about Lyral as an example of how the formula has changed since being released
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    P01 is a stellar batch. Good fruity top notes and longevity. Nothing negative to speak of. P01 is one of the best batches of 2013.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I've avoided this thread for a while and just read through the latest 4 pages. It's difficult not to cringe when reading some of the posts. Batch variation exists and people using ridiculous...
  40. Aventus X02 and Y02 re-posted with photos

    With photos as requested

    X02 229.99
    Y02 209.99

    Can post to UK only
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    E01 is a good batch indeed, as is Z01
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    Re: Aventus batch c42b11x02

    Agreed, Z01 is very good. I've been missing out with the previous ones I've owned weren't a patch on this
  43. Swap one of my Full bottle of Aventus A42B11Z01 for part bottle X02

    Please PM
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    Re: Best batch of aventus?

    A42B11Z01... I concur. I smelt this a few weeks ago and put a little time into getting hold of some which arrived this week.
    X02 is very good and with no more stocks those who have half a bottle...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Christmas Came early! A42B11Z01 plenty in circulation
  46. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    I've ordered better oils and ordered additives to help with longevity issues should there be any this time around. All from advice here which is very welcome and I appreciate. Clarifying when to...
  47. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    Ok Round Two!

    I've bought some new fragrance oil from a large producer in Grasse. I noticed immediately that their samples were more refined and testing in the remaining ethanol I had the...
  48. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    Are you even saying increasing the ratio of oil from 15% to 30% won't increase longevity?
  49. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    Apologies David. Some stated that DPG might help a little and would be a better alternative to Glycerin and in the 2 days from those posts to your reply I had ordered some DPG. I have 200ml - 500ml...
  50. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    I am also confused about this issue of the role of fixatives. So I reformulate and I have my DPG delivered and ready to integrate.

    In relation to fixatives/ back notes


    When Searching for...
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    Re: Decant Without Atomizing

    Lets say you lose the spray cap (not the top cap) and the straw/pipe is exposed for a long time will this allow air to enter the fragrance or is it only when the pipe is pushed down that air can...
  52. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    How much DPG/100ml of the previous batch which had poor longevity should I add?

    I still have 200ml of the fragrance oil. To reformulate with projection and Longevity in mind would it be advisable...
  53. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    Thanks to you both for your informed replies.
  54. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    Thanks for the tip about adding the Glycerine into the alcohol/ solvent and then adding the oil fragrance.
    I'm not sure it's a fair assumption to say the copycat fragrance is not very good because...
  55. Re: Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    The scent oil I am buying is already formulated in a "close to XYZ famous brand" so I am diluting the Strong Pure oil with perfume solvent to make larger batch.

    Specifically when should the...
  56. Adding Glycerine and Distilled Water for longevity

    I mixed 15% perfume oils with 85% perfume grade solvent and the fragrance is perfect but doesn't last longer than an hour. The oils and solvent have been mixed for 3 months and stored in 1 litre...
  57. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Very Interesting thread. I posted in another section on the forum about finding a copy of the now discontinued Armani Mania which has been my fail proof choice for years. What I find interesting...
  58. Re: Any formulas/recipes to make a fragrance similar to Armani Mania, Code, or AquaDiGio for men?

    Armani Mania has now been discontinued and although there are some remaining stocks on the internet it will only be a matter of time before stocks have ended. Two questions:

    Is there a fragrance...
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