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    Re: Could you wear Le Male to class?

    Yes. One spray, two sprays MAX are good enough.
  2. Re: CK One Summer 2013 = CK One Summer 2008?

    Yeah I sniffed out CK One Summer 2013. Smells nothing like ADG. Not a bad frag, you weren't kidding though about the cucumber, SO, haha. I'm not sure this is what 2008 smelled like, especially after...
  3. Re: CK One Summer 2013 = CK One Summer 2008?

    Yeah I watched your review last night haha. Have you sniffed the 2008 one before? Ideally, it'd be great if someone could do a side by side comparison of the two. I know marc has a bottle of the 2008...
  4. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Lol, with our taxes though, I'm not so sure you'd be saving a whole lot! :P



    Did you go to the Winners on Front St? If so, that bottle of Bang Bang was probably the one that I saw there about 3...
  5. CK One Summer 2013 = CK One Summer 2008?

    I know with the CK One Summer flankers they try to make it different every year, but this year's seems a lot like the '08 version.

    The bottles are exactly the same, except the 2013 bottle has a...
  6. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    That's a pretty good price for Reaction. It's not a groundbreaking scent but it does smell very nice. If you need a pleasant, inoffensive scent go for it. If you find that really boring though and...
  7. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    No I had smelled Jaipur and Mandarina Duck before, as well as Bang. I knew what I was getting with Jaipur, but I really wanted to give it to my dad. Mandarina Duck is nice but for the regular price I...
  8. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    For you Torontonians, the Winners on Front Street seems to stock decent stuff every now and then.

    Today, I picked up a couple of steals. Jaipur gift set (100 mL EdP with after shave and body wash)...
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    Re: Blind Buy Experiences

    So far, I've blind bought and smelled Le Male (though I had smelled Cuba Gold before, if that means anything..), Bvlgari Aqva, Body Kouros, and Bang by Marc Jacobs. I like all of them, Le Male is my...
  10. Re: Some help for a blind buy under 50 dollars.

    A 100mL bottle of BK can easily be found on FragranceNet, Fragrancex or any other discounter for less than $40. Picked mine up from FragX for $38
  11. Re: Some help for a blind buy under 50 dollars.

    No mentions of Body Kouros? Really?
  12. Thread: ggf.ca?

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    Re: ggf.ca?

    Really eh? That's very interesting, I think I might check it out then. The only thing that worries me is the condition of his perfume truck. Especially in the summer, does his truck get really hot...
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    Re: John Varvatos - Which One?

    The 10th anniversary has intrigued me quite a bit. I might pick it up soon, it seems like it's the only JV that actually has lasting power and decent sillage.
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    Re: Overrated and underrated perfume houses

    No Lolita Lempicka mentions for underrated? Imo they have some great women's scents
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    Re: Whoah! Huge price disparity

    Yeah, always check FragranceX or FragranceNet first. The mark-ups are ridiculous sometimes.
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    Re: grown appreciation for Body Kouros

    Not anymore. They changed the bottle up. It's the original Kouros bottle except it has the Body Kouros colour scheme. Looks fantastic.
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    Re: grown appreciation for Body Kouros

    I love this. I blind bought it and was disappointed at first, but it only took a couple of days to bring me around. It really grew on me and the more I wear it the more I appreciate it.

    It's sweet...
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    Re: CK One Summer 2007

    Interesting, that's awesome that you actually own all of them! How would you personally rank them (assuming 2008 is #1, of course)? And if you could give a short description of each that'd be great!...
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    CK One Summer 2007

    So I've always been somewhat interested in the CK One Summer editions since they change the juice every year and I've heard good things about them. I'm not a fan of Calvin Klein but really who is as...
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    Re: Best cologne for teens

    If you're going to say that, then don't list Cool Water as your first scent :P

    When I was in high school, I wore Bvlgari Aqva, Burberry Brit, Le Male, and Joop Jump!, all great scents for someone...
  21. Re: Who is your favourite current youtube reviewer.

    I don't see how he has an ego. He's still himself. The only difference I've really noticed is that he's started dressing better and he's more confident in his reviews. But I agree on the length, I...
  22. Re: What was the first fragrance that you bought?

    When I was in grade 8 (6 years ago), I bugged my dad to buy me Ferrari Black from a cologne warehouse, picked up a 125mL for $20. Was so happy I had it, it smelled wonderful and I will always have...
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    Re: memory triggers

    I really do love how fragrances can create unique memories, it shows that it's more than just smell.

    Parents

    D&G PH - My father's favourite scent which he wore for quite some time. I will...
  24. Re: Pure Malt by Thierry Mugler - Canada

    Seriously? Damn man, I wish I had seen this earlier :( I didn't even think that StrawberryNet would ever carry this
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    Re: fragrance community on youtube

    Looking back, those who started in that '09-'10 era remain the best imo, not many of the newer ones can compare. Marc, Brandon, Fabian, Tim, JR, Hiro, and others were all great, and the ones that are...
  26. Pure Malt by Thierry Mugler - Canada

    If anyone has a (preferably new, will consider barely used) bottle of this and are willing to sell it for a reasonable price, please let me know. I'm a college student with no credit card, so the...
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    Re: Toronto, Canada

    I can vouch for The Perfume Outlet at Dixie mall. My dad's friend actually owns it, very nice guy who's given us great deals before. I remember when I purchased Le Male from him back in grade 10, he...
  28. Thread: ggf.ca?

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    Re: ggf.ca?

    Been a long time since I've posted as I've just started getting back into fragrances, but I was wondering about this myself. They seem to have Gucci Pour Homme 1, as well as Gucci Envy in stock. I'm...
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    Re: Had fragrances stolen from me.

    Can't you do anything at all? Tell someone, like the police (I know cologne isn't exactly a huge matter but theft is theft). After all, you do have the only suspects.
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    A scent that smells like Pumpkin Pie?

    Lol so I was watching an episode of Manswers, and they were talking about the scent that attracts women the most, and from surveys/tests they found that the smell of Pumpkin Pie turned them on the...
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    Re: if you have XXXXXX, you don't need XXXXXX

    If you have Bvlgari Aqva, you don't need Bvlgari Aqva Marine, or like an above poster said, any other aquatic frag
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    Re: The Best Scent in the Hugo Boss Line?

    I love Hugo and always will, the sillage and longevity are both really good and it fishes a lot of compliments, and I enjoy the overall smell. I also second the new Hugo Pure, it's actually quite...
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    Re: How's this for a noob?

    Minus AdG, that's a pretty good starting wardrobe. You'll have lots of fun here, but be warned, you will get addicted.
  34. Re: Which colognes do you wish had more "oomph"?

    All of the Calvin Klein scents? But on a serious note, Ferrari Black smells amazing but lacks projection and longevity, Reaction is a lovely citrus and gets many compliments but unfortunately it...
  35. Re: The Cleanest, Freshest Fragrance Available?

    Geir by Geir Ness, it's a BN favourite.
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    Re: Dunhill Pursuit = ...Stardust?!?

    After a bit more testing, the drydowns are a bit different from each other, but when I initially put on Pursuit, the top notes smelled exactly like Stardust. And I know my Stardust isn't off because...
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    Dunhill Pursuit = ...Stardust?!?

    Oh my, I just got a sample of Dunhill Pursuit, and I must say I like the scent, though when I first put it on, it instantly reminded me of another fragrance, and for a few minutes I thought about it,...
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    Re: Recommended Cologne For 16 Year Old?

    Try the new Unforgivable Black, and also give Burberry Brit a try
  39. Re: Since my absents, any MUST try fragrances ?

    Pretty much everyone on BN who tried the new Unforgivable Black love it, so I guess you could add that. I've yet to try it but I loved the original Unforgivable and many of the members say the Black...
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    Re: Lomani Cologne

    Well, Lomax by Lomani smells similar to KC Reaction, but a bit, weird? As for the Lomani PH, I already mentioned I threw it out, but the reason is because that sharp citrus really made me sick, too...
  41. Re: need help choosing a summer cologne available at macys

    Bulgari Aqua, L'eau Bleue D'Issey
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    Re: Lomani Cologne

    Ignition is an amazing scent, but Lomani PH is just disgusting. The only fragrance I actually "hate". I received it as a gift and then put it in the donation box because I just hate it.
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    Re: overstockperfume.com

    Don't worry, this may be a bad site, but a good way to take advantage of it:

    use scentmonkey.com, beautyencounter.com, and scentiments.com. These three sites have price match guarantees so you can...
  44. Re: Great summer scent with longevity and projection?

    Honestly, I think L'Eau D'Issey would be perfect, it's longevity is amazing (similar to Le Male's longevity, some claim that even after showering they could still smell the D'Issey), the sillage is...
  45. Re: Fathers Day Fragrance Contest

    My father's favourite fragrance is Givenchy Pi. :)
  46. Re: Is Ralph Lauren Romance worth the Money, Time and Effort ?

    Buy Romance Silver, it's a hell of a lot better than Romance, you're pretty much wasting your time with Romance, though you should smell it first because everyone has different tastes so you may...
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    Re: Best fragrance from Kenneth Cole

    Reaction is my favourite, I absolutely love it. It lasts a few hours on me, and when I think I don't smell it anymore, others do. It's hated by quite a few people on BN though, they say the same...
  48. Re: Who has better fragrances...Men or Women?

    I don't think you can answer this, because everyone has a different view on fragrances, and people like different things. Especially since many, many men obviously don't wear women's perfume because...
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    Re: Your Favourite Cheap Fragrances

    Cool Water, Perry Ellis 360 Red, Perry Ellis 360 White, Perry Ellis M, Ferrari Black (I don't know if some people would consider it cheap or not, but 4.2 oz for $30 is pretty damn good!), and Lomani...
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    Re: Heavy (on the) Cream

    Hanae Mori HM (EDP) and Rochas Man.
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    Re: Scent for hot holiday

    For a newer fragrance, try the new JPG Monsieur Eau du Matin, supposedly it is similar to Mugler Cologne but with more bite, and JPG fragrances are famous for their longevity so it would be a good...
  52. Re: And by "samples"...she meant "testers"...

    So lucky! I've been wanting to try Le Male for the longest time :( How is it? And wow, that lady seems very nice, you're lucky to have a friend like her
  53. Re: Summer Summer Summer...I need your help Family

    Bulgari Aqua, great for the summer!
  54. Re: Anyone know of a sweet green men's frag?

    Reaction by Kenneth Cole
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    Re: Spray in a bottle?

    I'd say about 1050 sprays. If you spray 4 times every day with a 100ml fragrance, it should last you about 262 days. But of course, this is if you use the SAME fragrance, EVERY SINGLE DAY, while...
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    Re: Fragrance to wear for prom

    Pick me :) Haha, Romance Silver is a good choice as it is an intimate scent, and at prom you get really close with the girls, I don't know why but for me RS is a good "suit/tux" scent, I think it...
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    Re: Best frags for "natural" men?

    I have no clue what you're talking about, but if it has anything to do with nature:

    Homme Nature by Yves Rocher, very cheap and affordable and not a bad scent either.
  58. Re: D&G By Man - is it really discontinued?

    ^ Useless post, only posted to advertise that he's selling his bottle of "The One". In relation to the original post, I believe it has been discontinued, no fragrance retailers carry it and even...
  59. Re: Iceberg Twice - I feel it has been played with!

    NO! I was so anxious to try this :( If it really is different, then I am very very angry, the good fragrances always get tampered with...*sigh*
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    Re: Something Aquatic For The Boy

    Bulgari Aqva!!!
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    Re: I is noob:P

    Caron Pour un Homme for your grandpa, and Shalimar for your grandma. Classic, wonderful fragrances that you can never go wrong with, and your grandparents will likely appreciate them more because...
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    Sticky: Re: Is there any site on the internet where you can get free perfume-samples?

    No, they ship internationally, you have to call them first though and ask about the shipping costs to your country.
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    Re: Controversial scents on Basenotes

    Kouros, Le Male, and Joop! are the 3 ones that I see the most often, and many people dislike Acqua di Gio here because every guy living on the street wears it. Fleur du Male is also starting to gain...
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    Re: Your thoughtful consideration, please.

    Lacoste (original) by Lacoste, it smells like fresh cut grass and citrus! It would be perfect for you. If there's some others you would like to try, I suggest Cologne by Thierry Mugler, Truth by...
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    Re: "Gay" Perfumes

    Yeah I agree, the marketing campaign definitely contains some homosexuality
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    Re: "Gay" Perfumes

    I wouldn't call Le Male COMPLETELY gay because a lot of straight men wear it, but Fleur du Male fits the bill this time. Honestly though, if you want to smell "gay", wear women's perfume.
  67. Re: Gift Certificate time -- Need Advice. :)

    I strongly agree with Black Jeans, and it has a tar note in it similar to the rubber in Bvlgari Black so if you like Bvlgari Black, then you should like Black Jeans for sure. The fact that it's...
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    Re: New "Izod" ... anyone tried?

    IZOD is a casual clothing company such as Ralph Lauren and Lacoste, and also IZOD and Lacoste used to be partners and created clothing together.



    A funny thing is when I clicked the Nordstrom's...
  69. Re: Cool Water Freeze Me ...4/09/08... Us Retailers....

    Cool Water Happy Summer Game Deep Fizz Sun Sea Freeze Me

    Nice bottle.
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    Re: What's Up with Ralph Lauren?

    Double Black lasts long on my skin, far better than the original Black. Romance Silver is my favourite RL scent though, longevity is good and the scent is just spicy and amazing, and in the end I...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Ph

    I've tried loving this, I've honestly tried after multiple wearings, but I just don't see what's so special about it. I like the scent, but I don't LOVE it. I received this as a gift so I've tried...
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    Re: Help me with cologne suggestions?

    Although I haven't tried them, I hear the Tommy Bahama scents are great, and for your age they'd fit you perfectly. Try all 3 (or 4 apparently as a new one came out recently), Tommy Bahama, Tommy...
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    Re: Suggest a Fragrance for a Concert?

    Change of pace, I suggest Stardust. Great longevity, it's inoffensive, and it works well with a suit (I wore this to a wedding)
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    Re: Best oriental or vanilla-based Montale?

    Vanille Absolu?
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    Re: Montale Must Tries

    Vivek's list is everything I would recommend, and also give Vanille Absolu a try, it's a new Montale fragrance which I hear is really good
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    Re: MGM GRAND Cologne

    Doesn't work on my skin, on some people it smells great though so I think you could try it out, and even if you don't like it, you can keep the bottle for showing purposes :P I like the woman's...
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    Re: Orange/orange blossom fragrance

    Fleur du Male by Jean Paul Gaultier contains a lot of orange blossom
  78. Re: The repackaging of a classic - Old Spice

    Plastic? What garbage! I don't exactly like Old Spice but it should not be tampered with when it's been around for so long =\ P&G should stop their meddling. I still have a half-full bottle of the...
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    Re: editionsdeparfums.com

    Oh ok, thanks. And if I could please ask one more thing, what size were the samples? Thanks again
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    Re: editionsdeparfums.com

    Carded? :( I thought they sent 10 mL vials
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    Re: Is Code similar to Mania?

    I think the two are a good combo though, Mania for daytime wear, Code for night, together they create a good fragrance "tandem" :)
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    Re: Time for a new POWER Frag!

    Vanilla? I hear Vanille Absolu by Montale is pretty good
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    Re: editionsdeparfums.com

    Did she reply to you when you e-mailed her about the samples?
  84. Re: Bet you can't watch this video with a straight face

    Speaking of Prince Matchabelli...

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=Yd9gQkikr50&feature=related

    And man that Our Secret commercial is hilarious, were the 80s really like that? With open commercials...
  85. Poll: Re: Enough is Enough: Too Many Variations on One Fragrance

    How could you forget Cool Water and Curve on the list? My god each of them have over 6 variations, especially Cool Water, Cool Water Game, Cool Water Deep, Cool Water Frozen, Cool Water Game Summer,...
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    Re: Ferrari Black

    This was my first fragrance, and my god I LOVED IT! A very nice, masculine woody scent, it just smells wonderful. Yes, there are some longevity problems I suppose, but for the cheap price it's worth...
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    Re: editionsdeparfums.com

    Lol I also filled out the questionnaire (I'm interested in Musc Ravageur), and Tiphaine said I'd like L'Eau D'Hiver and said to "Drop by sometime" so I could try some other fragrances. I e-mailed her...
  88. Re: What is your unlikely secret from an unlikely source?

    I don't have one, yet. But anyway don't be so surprised that they sell some fragrances at Wal-Mart, they sell Kouros on the Walmart website(Kouros isn't sold in WalMart stores) for $26, strange.
    ...
  89. Re: Which Of These Fragrnaces Should I Purchase?

    Are you kidding? So many of the members on this forum are A*Men fanboys, I haven't tried it yet but people on this forum always rave about it and constantly write nice things.

    And to the topic...
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    Re: Canada: Creed at Winners

    WOW, really? There's a Winners within walking distance from my house, I must go!
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    Sticky: Re: On Getting Free Samples from Companies Now

    Can anyone explain this?

    E-mail from Editions de Parfums

    Dear xxxxxxxxx(dont want to post real name here),



    Thank you for your interest in our Editions de Parfums.
  92. Re: How to spot Fake Cologne and Perfume on eBay

    You forgot to mention, if you see expensive perfumes like Creed being sold as a "buy-it-now"(for a cheap price) from a seller that is NOT a store, then it's usually a fake. Especially if the seller...
  93. Re: Stardust for Men -- Good Price on E-bay Now

    Buy it from Adeel aka Azsmells (a member on the forum who even sent me a free sample of Stardust, which smells amazing btw! thanks again),...
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    Re: Kings of Mint!

    The one and only: Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger, very nice spearmint scent, it gets a lot of bad reviews but I think it smells great.
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    Sticky: Re: On Getting Free Samples from Companies Now

    Hermes dissapoints me, some people have gotten 4 mL vials while they turn me down and just say to go to my local perfumer. JPG also dissapointed me, I asked for a sample of Le Male, not only did it...
  96. Re: Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue pour Homme vs Bulgari Aqva Marine

    Well they don't say it smells similar, but they said that it's what Light Blue PH SHOULD'VE been. Well anyway in this case, I'll take the Bulgari over the Light Blue. But to the topic starter, you...
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    Re: Grown-up vanilla?

    Givenchy Organza Indecence is wonderful. I am a man but my cousin used to own this scent, and wow it smelled great on her. She even received compliments from people outside, and the scent is pretty...
  98. Re: Let's name some REALLY hard to find fragrances.

    Giorgio for men by Giorgio Beverly Hills, definitely. Also, Metal Jeans by Versace and Relax by Davidoff. Supposedly Relax smells really good but it's impossible to find, only little vials and small...
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    Re: best aftershave BALM,alcohol free?

    I won't lie but the Cool Water aftershave balm is very nice, it soothes the skin and has the nice Cool Water smell.
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    Re: Safari Help !!!

    Well if you don't trust ebay you can always buy it from FragranceNet as it is a pretty reliable online fragrance store and it is a sponsor of Basenotes I believe.
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