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  1. Thread: Charlie Sheen

    by TMA
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    Re: Charlie Sheen

    Charlie Sheen has been the punch-line in many jokes lately but I actually have a degree of respect for the man.

    If you watch his 2007 interview with James Lipton, you will see he has intelligence...
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    Re: Chanel allure homme sport

    I like it, one of the ones I will always have in my collection I think.

    It's generally what I reach for on the hottest days of the year (Which is only about 25 C degrees).
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    Re: Versace the Dreamer gives me a headache

    Yep, this gave me a headache, smells like an ash tray to me unfortunately.
  4. Re: "Stop The (Flanker) Madness" Campaign: La Nuit de L'Homme Frozen Cologne

    If the fragrance is nice then I don't mind flankers (or flankers of flankers!).

    Plus the bottles look cool all lined up together!
  5. Re: My first experience with the legendary "Tobacco Vanille"

    Hey, your like me, not a fan of TV but love Pure Havane!

    This hobby would be less ridiculous without all the limited editions/discontinuations and reformulations, which are all extremely...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    So I got to sample this today.

    Everyone who has said it goes from 1 Million (and a teeny bit of CK Shock) at the top and then dries down to Tobacco Vanille & Pure Havane, is right on the money,...
  7. Re: Fragrance advice/reccomendations for Summer wedding!

    Wow, amazing response guys, I really appreciate your input!

    It seems like I will get to do alot of testing over the next few months! Chief among them being Jubilation XXV (and others by the...
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    Re: The Scent Graveyard...

    There is a law in automotive manufacturing ( at least in the E.U. anyway) that parts for cars must continue to be made for at least ten years after production of the vehicle has been stopped.

    I...
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    Re: New Haarlem -- Most Overrated Fragrance

    Yeah I sampled this once when I was in London ( Bond No. 9 is hard to come across where I live) and I was very disappointed.

    The three words which came to mind when I tried it on my skin were,...
  10. Fragrance advice/reccomendations for Summer wedding!

    Hello there!

    So here is the issue...

    I will be attending a wedding August 1st this Summer. So I am looking for advice/reccomendations on what fragrance to wear for the occasion. I am thinking...
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme Chanel for men

    The use of "Extreme" may be a little misleading.

    AHSEE smells totally different to AHS and is much more subtle.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dolce and Gabbana The One Sport

    Haha, this seems to be the M.O when it comes to "Sport" fragrances alright.
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    Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I'll give it a try, as I like Nuit.
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    Re: New Chanel: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    I only have a 2ml sample of Eau Extreme but I am pretty confident that I prefer AHS in almost every capacity.
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    Re: Whats the asbestos like note in Chanel Bleu?

    I know what your talking about.

    The note in question reminds me of Narciso Rodriguez for Him.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense BOX VARIATIONS

    I have both kinds of box.

    In the original post, the first link shows the type of box which came with my silver collored DHI bottle.

    My black collored DHI came in the second type of box.
  17. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    I can't wait till you Bleu Bashers smell Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme :grin:
  18. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    Isin't it obvious??

    People like Bleu, which makes it boring and "safe".

    What the fragrance industry should be doing is making fragrances that EVERYBODY hates!

    Now that's thinking outside...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    I had a look and SB isin't as expensice as I had assumed.

    Then again, it is a 90ml bottle, I was thinking of the price of the 125ml bottle of Antidote.
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    Do you not think the price will keep alot of the less enthusiastic fragrance wearers from buying Spicebomb?

    Also the brand would not be well known to most men, I would imagine.
  21. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    I like it.

    Smells good to me and everyone you meet out there in the real world agrees.
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    Re: Spicebomb - a good car fragrance

    It seems like this is outshining Pure Shot in terms of hype, who would have thought it ey!?

    Unfortunately neither will be available to me until next Thursday (Pure Shot sounds poor but I'll try it...
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    Re: A*Men Taste Of Fragrance Still Available

    I'll have to have a look around for this I think.

    I can't imagine it being very popular in these parts, so hopefully there are still a few bottles here and there.
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    Re: At work, a dirty little secret

    Haha, one step ahead then!
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    Re: A new Chanel men's fragrance this spring

    Was given a sample of this today.

    Im quite the fan of Chanel and Polge, but I can't find anything "extreme" about this fragrance. It is very subtle.

    To me it bears a slight resemblence to AHS,...
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    Re: At work, a dirty little secret

    You may get in trouble if your boss passes your desk on the way to lunch, sees the one with the red "R" and thinks to him/herself:

    "Hmmm...some relish would go nicely with my sandwich".
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Customer Service

    That's really bad...

    Id love to be in a position to change TM, they do so many things wrong from a business perspective...it sucks.
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    Re: Midnight in Paris- is mine a fake?

    Yes, shipping is quite expensive alright (roughly $26) but it is a place to consider buying from I suppose!
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    Re: Midnight in Paris- is mine a fake?

    Sorry, found the answer to my own question!

    It appears that certain countries, such as the UK and Ireland are exempt from additional taxes as fragrancenet must have a premises in the...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris- is mine a fake?

    Do you have to pay addtional import duty when your products arrive though?

    Im curious as I live in Ireland and have avoided many online outlets due to the fear of additional and excessive charges!
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    Re: Midnight in Paris- is mine a fake?

    Just read this post and this is describes the difference between your bottle and mine also.
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    Re: Midnight in Paris- is mine a fake?

    There's no way someone would bother faking this fragrance unless they are stupid.

    Van Cleef and Arpels is not widely known at all and their fragrance products can be found at very reasonable...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Customer Service

    I really don't see what TM is doing wrong on this occassion.

    They probably are being honest about wanting the bottle back in order to see what exactly is defective. Perhaps at first they thought...
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    Just out of interest, does anyone know if there is some secret way for people in Europe to buy online that I am missing??
  35. Re: Chanel Allure homme- is this fake? Because I'm freaking out.

    OP= Your bottle is fine, the code is often at the bottom of the bottle and the sprayer is normal.

    PSA= Don't buy Chanel on eBay or similar websites. Chanel is targeted by counterfeiters more than...
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    Re: A*Men Taste of Fragrance

    The Circle website (despite it's problems) sounds really cool...unfortunately it's not available in my country at the moment :-(

    I registered the code from my bottle of Pure Havane though and they...
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    Re: A*Men Taste of Fragrance

    I want to try this one, may have to buy a full bottle to do so though...have been hunting around for one at a good price.
  38. Re: Here is my (very small) fragrance collection...help me add to it

    I was thinking of suggesting this one also.
  39. Re: Here is my (very small) fragrance collection...help me add to it

    We have quite similar collections (I own five from your list). What im looking to add next are Gucci Pour Homme II and Dior Homme Sport. I would also reccomend Allure Homme, it's a really good all...
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    Now that's "taking one for the team".
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    I kind of like them because they are unique however I would imagine that anyone who is not that familiar with fragrances, or the Thierry Mugler brand, would think they look cheap.

    (Perhaps because...
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    I think the Pure line is priced differently depending on the region it's sold in.

    I bought a 100ml bottle of Pure Havane for €45 retail.
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    :lolk:
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    Will ultimately end up buying two of these, probably without testing it, as I will likely only get one "shot" at purchasing it due to Thierry Mugler's infuriating business practices.
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    Re: Is Spiriteuse Double Vanille gone?

    I like both bottles really.

    It would look nicer alongside the others from that line now though, I suppose.
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    Re: Is Spiriteuse Double Vanille gone?

    This is what I was referring to.

    Maybe they want to be sure all the old style bottles are off the shelves before the new ones arrive. It's kind of stupid, but fragrance companies seem to do stupid...
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    Re: Is Spiriteuse Double Vanille gone?

    Perhaps it's something to do with the impending bottle change?
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    Re: What frag would Erwin Rommel wear?

    L'air du desert marocain, perhaps?
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    Re: your New Year's fragrance resolutions?

    I was not prompted by the new year to do this but there are several "good practices" which I will try to stick by in 2012 and beyond!

    1: Never pay retail price for a fragrance (where possible)!
    ...
  50. Re: In the last week, I've blindly purchased 5 challenging fragrances.

    You loco, esé!
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    Re: New Fragrance: Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled Sport

    I don't think your snobby, I just think the Boss fragrances are generally quite poor these days, same can be said for Ralph Lauren and CK etc. With these brands it really seems like the focus is on...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled Sport

    The bottle design would appear to be "inspired" by Allure Homme Sport.

    It is somewhat appealing to my faint OCD but what's with writting "Sport" in red? Dior, Chanel, Gucci, Armani and now Hugo??
  53. Re: My new Chanel Allure Homme 100 ml EDT - is this fake or what ?

    I think it is legitimate stuff, the box is almost identical to mine.

    Perhaps another test would be to check the words on the front of the box. With mine "ALLURE" and "CHANEL" are written with...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled Sport

    I'll give it a try, Boss Bottled is not bad at all.

    Who knows, they may have been trying to perfect this fragrance for the past 13-14 years!

    :-)
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    Re: Buying samples in the UK?

    Impressive selection of Montales there!
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    Re: Rocker/bad boy scents?

    Haha, what an image.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Diesel Only The Brave Tattoo

    Oh wow...that is one tacky looking bottle...
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    Re: V&R Spicebomb @ Harrod's ....

    Cool looking bottle, interesting notes, the name is awful though!

    I look forward to trying this one out.
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    Re: Ugliest Cologne/Perfume Bottle?

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.676.jpg

    Terrible looking lacoste bottle.

    Dishonourable mentions include anything by Ed Hardy, CK Shock and I think the Tom Ford (Non-private blend) look...
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    Re: Received Rochas Man and Terre D'Hermes today...

    I really have to get my nose on Rochas Man...I may just have to blind buy it though because I never see it in shops.

    At least it's cheap anyway!
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite out of these

    I have not smelled Musc Ravageur, New Haarlem I did not care for, DHI and Prada Amber I both own and love.

    All of these scents are very different so it really depends what your looking for!
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    Poll: Re: What should be next A*Men pure..... ?

    Pure Chocolate.

    (But with a honey/caramel note also)
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    Poll: Re: What should be next A*Men pure..... ?

    Pure Chocolate.

    (But with a honey/caramel note also)
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    Re: Dior Homme vs l'instant de Guerlein

    It's hard to compare the two, both are very different to one another.

    If you enjoy the smell of Dior Homme ( I do too! ) then get it, why not?!

    As for your criteria, L'Instant would be by far...
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    Re: Anything smell like Dr. Pepper cherry?!

    I would agree with this, not perfect but close.
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    Re: Intense Dior Homme Miracle

    The juice from the silver rim bottles is a noticably darker shade than the newest formulation.

    So if the juices you have all smell and look identical then they must all be of the same...
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    Re: Intense Dior Homme Miracle

    I would be almost 100% certain that Jan. 2011 would be vintage juice...

    I have a bottle which was manufactured in May 2011 (1S02) and I believe this to be the first batch of the reformulated...
  68. Re: New Fragrances: Superdry - Dry, Double Dry and Dry Oil

    Seems overpriced to me...I really wouldn't consider Superdry a quality brand.
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    Re: How do you use the Dior Homme trilogy?

    I don't own a bottle of Dior Homme Sport yet but here's what iv been doing:

    Dior Homme I use on nights out, ideally some kind of high class affair.

    Dior Homme Intense I use for dates or any...
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    Re: 150ml DHI arrived....

    Liking the bigger bottle, id say she's a heavy one, ha!
  71. Re: I'm now a Youtube fragrance reviewer! Tell me what you think!

    Really good job my friend.
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    Re: Do you pack a frag for the gym?

    Id be afraid of it smashing if I left it in a bag.

    If you are able to keep a locker I may leave something in there, or the car if that works.
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    Re: Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

    I get decent sillage and pretty good longevity with EB.

    I went out to dinner with the girlfriend during the Summer and she could not only smell it on me from across the table but immediately...
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    Re: Chanel Bleu longevity problems - anyone ?!?

    I find Bleu has good longevity.

    When I first got it, I would do three sprays and would get 8+ hours and really good projection.

    Now I generally just go one spray on the chest and still get...
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    Re: Almost giving up on Creed

    Only tested MI once, got no melon just that oceanic salty vibe. It was probably a tester from a poor batch.

    Didn't like so didn't buy.
  76. Re: Multi-Cologne users: what size cologne do you purchase?

    Yes, that really is the best solution I think!
  77. Re: Thinking to start my own review channel for youtube

    Go for it and let us know where to watch!
  78. Re: Multi-Cologne users: what size cologne do you purchase?

    Im greedy so I'll always go for 100ml or larger!

    The only problem with anything over 100ml is not being allowed to bring them on planes.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    PM sent.

    :)
  80. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense New Formula Production Date Poll

    I have a bottle that was purchased on the first of September and manufactured in May 2011 (1S02).

    Unfortunately iv never owned any other bottle of DHI but I think I can detect the incriminating...
  81. Re: Can't decide on what fragrance to get for my birthday.

    Happy birthday!

    I would probably go with Platinium Egoiste or L'instant.
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    Re: Chanel Bleu de Chanel

    I don't get the hate either.

    Pleasant smell, and I great longevity and projection.

    It's becoming quite commonplace now though I find.
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    Re: Allure Homme Black.. Is This Real??

    If there was an Allure Homme Black would they not put it in a black box/bottle?

    (Which would look badass if you ask me, lol!)
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    Re: so I've been wondering...

    DHI is more masculine (IMO at least) and is more popular than DH on these boards.
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    Re: New Fragrance by Mugler, A*Men Taste of Fragrance

    Might check these out if I see them in the airport next week (only place near me that seem to have a full stock of TM fragrances).

    Last time I was there I picked up PH for 45 euro, which I was...
  86. Re: Is Dior Homme a good daily wear fragrance for fall?

    Totally agree with this.

    I find DHI more versatile and tend to reserve DH for more upscale events.
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    Re: So.. who has seen that new reformulated DHI?

    I got the gf to pick me up a bottle of it when she was in the airport at the start of the month...im hoping it's the original formulation but I amin't positive how id know really!
  88. Re: Why doesn't Channel Allure Homme Sport COLOGNE (the best of the allure line) get no love?

    I have love for Allure Homme Sport Cologne.

    Personally I find the three Allure flankers to be totally different to one another.

    EDT gives me orange/manderin.

    Blanche gives me a sharp lemon....
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    Re: Least nauseating category of fragrances

    I find sharp citrus or soapy clean fragrances (as mentioned earlier) often amplify my hangover and increase headaches/nausea.
  90. Thread: The longevity god

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    Re: The longevity god

    I get this also...it seems to defy conventional logic.

    I get far greater longevity with Chanel Allure Homme Sport EDC than I do with its EDT counterpart.
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    Re: Pure Havane or Pure Malt..anything, Yet?

    I really hope they do re-release Pure Malt...fingers crossed.
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    Re: Is unisex a deterrence for you?

    Interesting point but the foundation of marketing lies in targeting a relatively specific market from the outset and tailoring the attributes of said product accordingly.Therefore no product or even...
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    Re: Sea,oceanic,salty with the best longevity

    My thoughts exactly.
  94. Re: The Trick With Rive Gauche Is to Avoid Spraying Your Neck

    Yes, this advertisment is great in my opinion. Says so much without actually saying a word!

    As a business student, I get dual pleasure from analysing fragrance advertisements.

    I would love to...
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    Re: When/how do YOU wear Rive Gauche?

    I bought RG for my Dad recently because his Father owned a barbershop and I thought that "barbershop" note might appeal to him.

    Having smelt it myself, I concluded that as a 23 year old, I could...
  96. Thread: Soap/Body Wash

    by TMA
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    Re: Soap/Body Wash

    When I had a job I would match my shower gel to my fragrance, now that I am a student once more I cannot really afford such luxuries!

    At the moment im using a Ted Baker body wash with matching...
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    Re: Which Frag Would Make You Smell Like Darth Vader?

    Haha, clearly an educated Star Wars fan!
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    Re: what's TOO popular right now?

    Hehe, good story!

    This one got me thinking though.For us single folk, is it a wise tactic to wear a recognisable fragrance whilst out in nite clubs etc?

    On one hand you want to avoid smelling...
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    Re: Do you not wash your hands?

    Hmmm..interesting.

    I don't normally sport a beard and I wear product in my hair which will undoubtedly affect the scent in some way but I will try this technique out, see if it works for me!
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    Re: Do you not wash your hands?

    Does anybody use this technique?

    I have never heard it before..seems a bit odd to me!
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