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    Kim Jong-un Launches Fragrance -

    Dear Friends at Basenotes,

    Our very own Unicorn fragrance is doomed .... as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un surprised Korea-watchers today by abruptly cancelling his nation’s controversial rocket...
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    Perfumes you can swallow ...

    Found today:

    http://www.springwise.com/lifestyle_leisure/swallowable-perfume-emanate-fragrance/

    Best EauxM / René
  3. Re: Is there Anyone out there that likes L'Antimatiere?

    A message from the maker ...

    We are delighted someone has started a new thread about this. It still seems to be - and probably will remain - one of the more controversial perfumes out there.
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    Old Cologne Ads ...

    Karate


    <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/jtwh3nQP5Uo?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param...
  5. Symrise Boosts Perfume Production Capacity by 25%

    Two new perfume oil mixing and dosing facilities at the headquarters of Symrise (Holzminden, Germany), representing a € 5 million investment, have boosted production capacity by 25%. The new...
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    Givaudan Website - New and Interesting

    The perfume giants new site is not only interesting but quite revealing if you dig a little deeper. Download a few PDF's and find out about the motivation and the techniques used to create fragrances...
  7. Truly deserved - congratulations Mr. Malle - for...

    Truly deserved - congratulations Mr. Malle - for a good perfume but also for 10 years of hard work.
    René LesNez
  8. Perfume industry professionals want to react against the crisis ...

    http://www.premiumbeautynews.com/Perfume-industry-professionals,1814

    Interesting

    yours EauxM

    P.S. btw thanks for voting for "Manoumalia"
  9. Re: Ocean, sea, and pine. Need help finding cologne.

    Sometimes the cheap stuff works.

    In this case try "Pino Silvestre". Not so much sea but a whole forest of pines.

    A lifetime supply to be had for the price of one bottle of Niche Nr. 2687
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    Re: Ingredients List by IFRA

    Its not so bad Ziza ... Many of the items look awfully dangerous but are naturals. Good idea to google the CAS numbers to go deeper.

    EauxM
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    Ingredients List by IFRA

    An interesting List by IFRA.

    http://ifraorg.org/Home/News/Latest-News/page.aspx/66?xf_itemId=43&xf_selectionDatapartId=25

    Best EauxM
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    Re: TV Ads that could be used for Perfume ...

    This one is actually for "Guerilla Marketing" and about perfume. - And I feel it belongs on Basenotes ...

    YouTube- Guerilla Marketing DKNY

    And this was - of course - not made for BOND_
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    TV Ads that could be used for Perfume ...

    Its the time of the year when we are all flooded with TV adverts for perfume. I have found in last year's collection a bunch of ads which could have been made for our very own "Unicorn Spell" but...
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    About Naturals vs. Synthetics

    Winston Churchill is usually credited with saying "There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics."


    Michelle Krell Kydd writes a good blog about things olfactive and gustatory....
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    Re: L'Antimatiere is beyond amazing.

    Just a word from LesNez:

    Thanks for the thread. Isabelle will love your words, SoS.

    Many things where said about L'Antimatière. And as we don't write any ad copy, apart from the words of the...
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    Perfumer & Flavorist Newsletter

    I found this newsletter interesting ...

    • Perfumers
    • Companies
    • Raw Materials

    Table of content on the right

    http://www.perfumerflavorist.com/newsletter/20408689.html
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    Re: Terre d'hermes or L'Air du desert marocain

    Difficult to make a decision on that one. Try both they're ok. - each in its very own way. As a rule always get samples.
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    Re: LesNez - The Unicorn Spell

    Hello all -
    I think this is a good moment to come back to comment on the comments.
    Part of the following was written for some other forum in answer to a serious beating we got. shifts must have...
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    Re: Scent copying: what are the legal restrictions?

    As I see it - and hear it discussed:

    The perfumers (independents and at the respected companies) would like to be protected a little better.

    At the L'Oreal-case a perfume was, I think,...
  20. Re: Restrictions Proposed for Natural Citrus Oils

    This is becoming surreal - don't know what to say about it.

    As you may know, Isabelle Doyen who has made our first perfumes, is currently responsable for AG's Hadrien.

    She is on vacation right...
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    Re: 10 sprays of nothing........

    Don't blame it on the perfume.

    It was explained to me once that the human brain is designed to "forget" odours in order not to be overloaded and to be able to smell new things.

    In doubt ask...
  22. Re: If colours were perfumes or vice versa what would they be?

    Very good thread - thanks.

    We are always describing perfumes with the help of colour here, as my knowledge of the perfumers languague is not up to par. Lately the question of bottle decoration had...
  23. "Exposing the Perfumer" Article in P&Fmagazine

    This is an interview with Michelle Krell Kydd about the state of things in the perfume business.

    http://www.perfumerflavorist.com/newsletter/6847797.html

    As always yours

    EauxM - LesNez - René
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    Montpellier (Hérault)

    There is a new Perfumery in the historical rue du Petit Jean No.8 in Montpellier.
    "Qu Importe le Flacon"
    The owner, Anne Pericard, has worked in the perfume business (F. Malle and others) for quite...
  25. Thread: Paris, France

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    Re: Paris, France

    New Shop in St. Germain (Arr. 6):

    EVODY parfums
    63, rue Saint André des Arts
    75006 Paris

    Close to Métro Odéon (Lines 4 and 10) Follow Rue de L'Ancienne Commedie towards the Seine. First...
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    Re: Return Policy for Colognes?

    Returns: the Perfume company's view.

    Generally a perfume company will not take back a perfume if the box is open. (Cellophane or seal)

    In our case opened packages have to be destroyed, because...
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    Re: Need help identifying a fragrance (1980s)

    Aramis had two other products on the market at that time:

    Aramis 900 (not available anymore, to get an idea how it smelled, you can try aromatics Elexir by clarins (also E. Lauder) It was the male...
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    Re: Directly to the heart?

    Good observations here.

    Mainstream houses can not relay on instructed sales assistants who have the time and the knowledge to discuss and explain a fragrance - so they design the scents to hook...
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    Re: What would Robert Plant wear? (1970)

    Brut
  30. Thread: LesNez Samples

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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Answer from Lesnez - EauxM

    Thank you for all the posts, comments, thank-you notes and orders.

    First excuses are due: To all those who received the samples late. The idea to send out 4 ml vials...
  31. Thread: Ordering Les Nez

    by EauxM
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    Re: Ordering Les Nez

    Good Morning everybody,

    EauxM from LesNez here:

    The shopping cart on our site is not on a secure site All transactions regarding payment however (credit card number, exp. date and card code)...
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    Re: How do you tell if a scent is "well crafted"?

    Narcus:

    You can have mine (2004)

    I will get the 2005 one in January from a friend who always has the newest edition.

    EauxM René Schifferle
  33. Thread: Business News:

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    Business News:

    Givaudan Buys ICI's Quest Unit Sorry .. take it down Grant.

    LONDON — Switzerland's Givaudan said Wednesday it agreed to buy Imperial Chemical Industries PLC Quest flavors and fragrance unit for...
  34. Thread: LesNez Samples

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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Thank god, the samples start arriving in the US.

    For Enver Murat in Fenerbahce - Kadikoy (Istambul - Turkey) the news are bad: The samples where returned to sender this morning from Turkey with...
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    Re: LesNez samples arrive in USA, Mon., Nov. 6

    Thank god, the samples start arriving in the US.

    For Enver Murat in Fenerbahce - Kadikoy (Istambul - Turkey) the news are bad: The samples where returned to sender this morning from Turkey with...
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    Re: Canadian Head Count

    Swiss here - not Canadian - but sent about 50 envelopes with samples to Canada this week.

    I won't be able to sleep until they have arrived safely.

    lets hope the 49 grams are low enough to fly...
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    Re: Infos about LesNez samples

    Hello everybody, LesNez here - in answer to the posts:

    • We didn't send out Emails - but the text you find at the end of this post was PM'ed to every member who registered (via PM)

    • and yes...
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    Re: I put the frag on; it disappears

    Yep ... Asking other people around you is a very good idea.

    The background of your loosing the frag is to be found in your brain. In the old times- some hundred centuries ago man (and woman) dit a...
  39. Re: Oudhs - do they change our ideas of what ‘Orientals’ smell like?

    Now stop whining, go outside and open your letterbox. There is enough Oudh to stink up a few weeks of your life.

    They where bought in a shop in Dubai, the boxes look like they're made for the...
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    L. Turin Article on "Lavender"

    The new NZZ Folio has this article by Luca Turin:

    http://www.nzzfolio.ch/www/21b625ad-36bc-48ea-b615-1c30cd0b472d/showarticle/9750946d-458b-47be-8558-4beb0f626cb3.aspx

    Sorry Narcus has beat me...
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    Re: KARLSRUHE, Baden - GERMANY

    OK Tomato:

    When I was looking for something really interesting in BERLIN the SA was quite understanding and gave me this address. She thought this is the "ONLY REAL PERFUME SHOP IN WHOLE SOUTHERN...
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    About Balmain - Luca Turins New Article

    Here is Dr. Turins latest writing. (english)


    http://www.nzzfolio.ch/www/d80bd71b-b264-4db4-afd0-277884b93470/showarticle/0710b93a-a4ae-443d-8fe2-247549b1aab8.aspx
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    Re: sorry to make one of these

    try Caron "Pour un Homme" Lavender and Vanilla

    At your service EauxM
  44. Re: Where do you keep you scent collection? Furniture item?

    Your perfumes do not belong in the bathroom for more than one reason:

    • Humidity and heat are not good for perfumes
    • Sunlight in heavy doses (windowsill) can mean "instand death" to a fragile...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Bell Jars, I need some info...

    Its actually not a pure glass stopper. Its a Glass stopper with a plastic around it to prevent the bottle from leaking.

    EauxM

    Sorry boys, didnot read the entire string before posting.
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  46. Thread: Meeting Malle

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    Re: Meeting Malle

    Perfumers wearing perfumes?

    Mr. Malle may wear a perfume when he goes out to see his new outlet. But generally perfumers do not wear perfumes. At least not during work. And if you ever meet a Nose...
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    Luca Turins: Article on Perfume chemicals

    Interesting read for those who want to look behind the scenes:

    http://www-x.nzz.ch/folio/curr/articles/parfum_engl.html
  48. Thread: Pine

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    Re: Pine

    Go for the PINO SYLVESTRE first. Its cheap and it doesn't get pinier then that.

    EauxM
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    Re: The Alphabet Game!!!

    Egoiste
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    Re: The Alphabet Game!!!

    oops .. sorry ...

    S is for Santal Noble
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    Re: The Alphabet Game!!!

    L is for Lys Mediterranée E. Flechier (F. Malle)
    M is for Macassar de Rochas
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    Re: Re. Reference site for perfumes.

    This one is not too bad.

    http://www.osmoz.com/encyclo/marques.asp

    EauxM
  53. Re: New Eau de Cologne Ferre - never an innovator

    The design of the label looks unoriginal to me. Frederic Malle will not like it. As for the bottle, there is a problem which has to do with quantity.

    For ???.??? pc the glass manufacturer will...
  54. Thread: Baby Basenoter

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    Re: Baby Basenoter

    Congrats and all the very best to the Mum and the Baby. Yes and also for the father ...


    René EauxM
  55. Thread: A*men + Musk

    by EauxM
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    Re: A*men + Musk

    Tonka bean
    Related: Plant

    (t[ch335]ng´ke) , black-skinned, aromatic, almondlike single seed from the pod of any tall leguminous tree of the genus Dipteryx in the family Leguminosae ( pulse...
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    Re: Scent of the Day Friday, 3rd of June, 2005

    Good warm day here in central Europe.

    chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

    Fresh AG MANDRAGORE one of the more posh scents I own.
    Makes this working day a holyday.

    Have a great day
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  57. Re: Just wanted to say hello everyone...I missed y

    OK Here we go again ... As a new member because my old Username was lost
    in cyberspace.

    So this is EauxM from the EZ board formerly LiquidE starting anew.

    Thanks to Grant for the great job.
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