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    Baby/Talcum Powder uses with fragrances?

    I've heard about some companies producing powder with fragrances, I was wondering what is the point of the powder? Does it make the fragrance last longer?
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    Re: Female's Perspective

    I'm curious if there have been anymore experimenting since the last update as it is a very interesting thread and topic for discussion...
  3. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    I'm from sydney and I have a decant of it. To me I've only worn it once and it's okay, to me I get a very curve vibe. I think that's another fragrance that didnt hit here in Australia because I've...
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    Curious about spraying

    This may sound weird but I've been double spraying my applications which has aiding with projection after say 6 hours or so I thought it would be natural to assume that more fragrance in one...
  5. Re: (PLZ READ DISCLAIMER) Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    -edit
  6. Re: Why is my cologne not lasting/projecting for more than an hour?

    Sorry guys for digging up an old post, but I am curious as to why Frostyicy suggested applying lotion onto the hand and then rubbing it on the skin, rather than applying moisturizer on skin and then...
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    Re: Benefits of rubbing frag lightly?

    Do you guys normally just apply oil an spray the frag right after?
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    Re: Benefits of rubbing frag lightly?

    I want it to be as powerful as possible. Suggestions?
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    Re: Benefits of rubbing frag lightly?

    Tim aka tswetcoff talks about applying the oil to the hand, spraying the hand and then rubbing it. Roja dove talks about spraying the perfume and then applying body cream over it. Spraying on the...
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    Benefits of rubbing frag lightly?

    Hey guys. I've been watching a video on YouTube from to
    . He recommended getting jojoba oil, applying it on your hand, spraying fragrance on hand, rubbing it a little then apply on pulse points. Is...
  11. Re: Your favorite all-season, all-occasion designer?

    Although I disagree that DHI is an all year fragrance. I do use it all year myself and it is my signature.
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    Re: Creed Original Santal

    OS also shoots out double the juice if not more from a single spray...
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    When the chest becomes redundant...

    Hey guys, I've followed the advice of guys here and have found the chest a great place to apply fragrances, in fact I do the majority of my sprays there, however in winter, when I am wearing a shirt,...
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - 2012

    Is there a story behind reflection man?
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    Re: Have you ever apply fragrance in your hair?

    Looking through this thread now, but I've been experimenting lately and thought I'd share. I found that the hair helped with longevity A LOT. I have New Haarlem on right now and it lasts for much...
  16. Re: Wrists or chest? Which projects better in winter?

    Projection not longevity though.
  17. Re: Wrists or chest? Which projects better in winter?

    I plan on hitting the neck but wasn't sure whether to add chest or wrists as the wrists are a bit more exposed than the chest given the additional layers in winter and they are going to be moving...
  18. Wrists or chest? Which projects better in winter?

    Hey guys I was hoping to get your opinion with question posted in the title. Which projects better?
  19. Re: Back To Black longevity issues? A solution..

    Thanks for that advice, I have some fragrances that are renowned to project well like new haarlem, but they dont seem to project well, I have no issues with longevity, however I have been double...
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    Re: Projection of Molecule 01 - homemade

    That's crazy good! People from 1-2 feet away from me couldn't smell mine and it's a higher concentration. Seeing as ISO e super diminishes projection, maybe a higher concentration might make it...
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    Projection of Molecule 01 - homemade

    Hey guys, so someone made me a homemade version of molecule 01 with 20% concentration, however upon wearing it a few times I have realized that it's not really projecting. I am constantly asking...
  22. Re: List your favorite/secret fragrance combinations

    I just tried platinum egoiste and adg, quite nice actually
  23. Re: Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules (WHAT IN THE WORLD - COMPLEMENTS GALORE)

    How many sprays and where? I sprayed 5 times in my hair and it was barely notieable to the people around me the other day. It really doesnt project far enough to get noticed
  24. Re: A different take to longevity and projection? Strange, anyone tried it?

    Really :O I haven't come across anyone that doesn't like it, maybe I'll switch to either la nuit or L'instant de guerlain extreme
  25. Re: A different take to longevity and projection? Strange, anyone tried it?

    It's interesting to hear that everyone has their own unique way of applying. With applying just below the earlobe you do it behind as well? I can feel that there's like an atery or something that...
  26. Re: A different take to longevity and projection? Strange, anyone tried it?

    trunk? How many sprays of molecule 01 and where do you guys rekon for a job trial, I'd be working in media
  27. Re: A different take to longevity and projection? Strange, anyone tried it?

    Thanks guys, Will try the earlobes... but dont you have to spray very very close to the skin to get the spray to hit?
  28. A different take to longevity and projection? Strange, anyone tried it?

    I'm on some of the fragrance groups on facebook and someone posted a video tutorial on where to spray. I know everyone is always interested in increasing the performance of whatever they are wearing....
  29. Re: L'instant de Guerlain Extreme - Limited Edition?

    I guess it is a paris or european exclusive, I can live with the fact that no one around me will be rocking this frag :D
  30. Re: L'instant de Guerlain Extreme - Limited Edition?

    Are they legit? I didnt think they made them in 100ml bottles? :S
  31. L'instant de Guerlain Extreme - Limited Edition?

    I know a lot of people say that this fragrance is rare and very hard to find... but is it a limited edition? Why is it so rare and hard to find? I have heard it's a paris exclusive... But in saying...
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    Re: 24 The Fragrance thoughts.

    I'd love to hear more about 24 gold too, longevity, projection and smell.
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    Re: Aussies - URGENT - Perfume Empire Liquidation

    Seems like they might have been all sold out
  34. Poll: Re: dior - homme intense VS. thierry mugler - a*men

    Probably should have pitted pure malt against DHI lol
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    All bottles now sold from strawberry net are new formula right? Anyone tested the longevity of both, side by side other than the fragrancefanatic1 on youtube?
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    Re: Could youl tell me your favorite webstore with worldwide shipping? Help us all.

    Just checked fragrancex. I just tried using paypal on it and it seemed as if in the final payment stage they dont charge you for shipping when you use that coupon code. I wish I knew this before I...
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    Re: Aussies - URGENT - Perfume Empire Liquidation

    Okay thanks, I've never been asked for my licence number before... I don't see why they would need it. I meant do you have the number for the store in penrith, would love to see what they have there...
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    Re: Aussies - URGENT - Perfume Empire Liquidation

    do they have a phone number? It looks kinda dodgy signing up to that site, requires licence and cred card- no paypal? :S
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    Re: Aussies - URGENT - Perfume Empire Liquidation

    Is it cheaper if you go there rather than buying online??
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    Re: Remarkable longevity!

    I tried applying moisturizer before application, didnt change longevity much, so might not be a dry skin issue. I just remembered that I also exfoliated as well, not sure if it's the vaseline, the...
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    Remarkable longevity!

    So today I sprayed la nuit 5 times. Once on both sides of the neck, once behind and twice on the bast of my neck. Normally on my skin la nuit lasts like 3-4 hours. Normally I only do 4 sprays but I...
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    Re: Help me out with La nuit...

    Thanks guys for the response, appreciate it. I've tried spraying closer and farther away but that doesnt help. I've only sprayed my clothes around chest area from far away, misting it all over,...
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    Help me out with La nuit...

    Hey guys, I have a problem with my la nuit, I am pretty sure it is real because I got it from strawberrynet but after spraying it 4 times and this is in spring in Australia, it stops projecting...
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    Just ordered 10 items, my biggest haul yet, if I keep going at this rate, I think I'll have enough fragrance to last me a few lifetimes. I think the one that I am looking forward to most is legend by...
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    Re: Recent cheapo Haul

    so it's more of an inoffensive work scent, rather than a compliment garnering date scent?
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    Re: Recent cheapo Haul

    I was thinking of blind buying mauboussin, what are your thoughts so far?
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    I might add Hanae mori to the list as well, but I would love to hear more about Mauboussin, there arent too many reviews out there...
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    Thanks guys for your suggestions so far, I think everyone likes a good cheapie, even fragrance snobs :)

    I was digging around today and from what I've read of the limited reviews, Legend by michael...
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    Thanks for the input guys, appreciate it, please keep them coming because these are all blind buys for me :)

    @Renato, you spray them on the inside or your clothes instead of the outside? Wouldn't...
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    Guys a quick question, seeing as cheapies don't project well, I would love to hear everyones opinions on this. If I would normally spray this scent 3 times. If I sprayed on clothing, would I spray...
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    some of my favourites, a*men, la nuit, DHI, used to like joop homme but now I'm sick of it, love and luck, D&G pour homme - that was my first love, l'eau d'issey. The others I've got are so so, I...
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    Awesome, I already have cool water but I didnt realise that cuba red was that bad, okay orange is on the list and I guess red is out... Anyone tried Nikos sculpture, some of the reviews say it's...
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    Some must have cheapies

    Hey guys, I'm going to buy some cheapies from strawberrynet, so hopefully all suggestions are in stock over there. So far my list consists of

    Cuba red which I've heard smells like burberry london...
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    Re: Weak at the Knees

    burberry brit always brings back some memories for me :)
  55. Re: Fahrenheit - Pull me back or push me over the edge

    Would it be described as a macho masculine kinda fragrance, or is it masculine sexy if that makes sense. I have a few fragrances that flirt with the border of being too feminine. Need a more...
  56. Re: Fahrenheit - Pull me back or push me over the edge

    I totally get what you mean neil, I want a fragrance that's win-win for me and for the people around me - more specifically women around my age. Fragrance is supposed to be enjoyed. I would really...
  57. Fahrenheit - Pull me back or push me over the edge

    Hey guys, I am thinking of buying a big bottle of fahrenheit, I am not completely convinced yet, but I am learning to like it, the first time I smelt it I was like ughhh, this is the stuff that...
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    Re: Blind Buy Dior Homme Intense?

    La nuit is a pretty safe blind buy
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    Re: The development of A*men on clothes

    3 or 4 sprays and about 6 or 7 hours it's gone on my skin, even with lotion. It's weird, DHI lasts longer on my skin than this does.

    I knew longevity would increase with fragrances on clothing,...
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    The development of A*men on clothes

    I know before I posted this obviously on clothing amen will have crazy crazy crazy longevity, prob take a couple of washes to get it out. My question is how does the scent develop and the timeline....
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    My heart just sunk a little... I only have one bottle of the original :(
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    Re: Broken spritzer, new bottle.

    I've tried pushing down firmly and twisting but nothing. The stem is in the bottle though, it's not like I can pull it out. It's just the spritzer button that keeps falling out. I can still spray but...
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    Broken spritzer, new bottle.

    Hey guys, I've just received a new bottle in the mail today. However to my dismay, when I opened it, it had a very very strong smell. I was like oh god, I had no idea it would be this strong. However...
  64. Re: Stylish + Quality Backpack for a College student

    Thanks so much for your input, totally appreciate it. I have just bought it, now comes the waiting game...shipping :)
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    Re: How and Where to Wear?

    Hey guys, thanks for your response. I really appreciate it :)

    La nuit projects really when I do 4 sprays, however after 2-3 hours other people cant seem to smell it on me. I guess my last option...
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    Re: How and Where to Wear?

    The last thing is spraying on clothes, just not exactly sure how many sprays and to confirm where... chest and armpit area? What would the projection be like on clothes?
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    Re: How and Where to Wear?

    I think I've extensively searched this site and others and taken on all their recommendations, I've tried moisturizer and then cologne. Ive tried moisturizer cologne and then moisturizer. I've tried...
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    How and Where to Wear?

    Hey guys, I have recently just bought a bottle la nuit and to my dismay, it really doesn't last on my skin. I have tried spraying from really close to my skin and from 5-10cm away. I tried on my...
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    Re: Why fragrances don't last on my skin ?

    A few hours later, no lanuit. I sprayed three times in the same spot no my chest. Other people cant seem to notice it. So in addition to my question, does anyone apply once and then wait like 15 mins...
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    Re: Why fragrances don't last on my skin ?

    Never tried on clothes, in a general sense for a fragrance like la nuit de l'homme, how many sprays and where?
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    Re: Why fragrances don't last on my skin ?

    I suffer from this problem, double or even triple spraying the same area seems to have helped, anyone tried this?

    Would spraying on clothes decrease sillage?
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    Re: Do old stored fragrances lose longevity? (say 5+ years)

    If the fragrance is openly exposed to light for say a month or two would that affect the longevity and projection of a fragrance?
  73. Re: Stylish + Quality Backpack for a College student

    I've been looking at that one but in grey. I like grey in backpacks, something about that colour. I think it works better for backapcks than any other colour, well at least for me. The canvas...
  74. Re: Thanks fellow Basenoters for the application tip.

    I think applying to the neck comes from commercials so that's what most people do. The chest really helps with longevity and I swear it helps with projection. Think about it, if you have another...
  75. Re: Thanks fellow Basenoters for the application tip.

    Woah! Just realized I bumped a thread from 5 yrs ago... But I'm still curious :-)
  76. Re: Thanks fellow Basenoters for the application tip.

    Just to clarify, when you guys say under the shirt, do you mean spray it with the shirt on so that some of it goes on the inside of the shirt or spray it on the chest and then put the shirt on?

    I...
  77. Re: Davidoff Cool Water 4.2oz scent not lasting long at all. Anyone else having this problem?

    I don't think that problem is strictly limited in stores. I bought my cool water 4.2 oz from a reputable chemist here in Sydney. I would say it's one of the largest chains around here... yet I have a...
  78. Re: how many sprays of DHI for optimum sillage that can last the whole day?

    DHI is an edp, from my understanding of EDP and EDT's; EDPs tend to last longer, but sit closer to the skin and project less.
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    Re: Fake montales on ebay (beware)

    Please remember to report back :-)
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    Re: Strawberrynet codes

    I've never seen free shipping to Australia yet
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    Re: Fake montales on ebay (beware)

    Are you sure it wasn't the other way around, the alcohol from the fragrance corroding the lotion? When I put it on after it dries, it feels like I am waisting some of the scent because after applying...
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    Re: Strawberrynet codes

    I swear I saw a box for promotional codes in the extended checkout.
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    Re: Fake montales on ebay (beware)

    I 2nd that ^^

    I've never tried black oud before but it might not be fake. Everyone says that A*men is a projection and longevity monster but 3 sprays isn't noticeable on me after like 7-8 hours....
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    Strawberrynet codes

    I know that basenotes can be used as a code with fragrancenet but does anyone know any codes for strawberrynet?
  85. Re: how many sprays of DHI for optimum sillage that can last the whole day?

    @Cte, did you get the new reformulated bottle? It was supposed to be switched either on the 12th or 13th, one of those days. My DHI seems to trump A*men in terms of longevity, maybe my a*men is a dud...
  86. Re: Stylish + Quality Backpack for a College student

    I'm looking for backpacks though
  87. Re: Wore Bogart's Pour Homme to work and out-and-about for the first time today!

    That's unfortunate

    "This seller currently has no items for sale."
  88. Re: Wore Bogart's Pour Homme to work and out-and-about for the first time today!

    @Dragons heart, where did you purchase it? I live in Sydney. The only store I know that sells it is perfume connection for $50
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    Re: Just picked up Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme

    That's probably heat and movement. My guess is that it is still projecting, ask the people around you if they can smell it.
  90. Awkward bottle shapes to spray? My prob with DHI

    I am not sure if anyone else has this prob so I might look stupid for throwing it out there... but I've found it awkward spraying DHI on, like the shape of the bottle for the 100ml makes it hard for...
  91. Stylish + Quality Backpack for a College student

    Hey guys I've been looking for a quality but yet stylish backpack. I am currently at university and commute by train, walk a fair bit so I am looking for a backpack that will look good and last. I do...
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    Re: Do You-Should You-Apply to Your Armpits?

    I am about to put DHI under my arms tonight, 1 spray each side. I am wondering if people have experimented further with this?
  93. Re: how many sprays of DHI for optimum sillage that can last the whole day?

    Thanks for telling me that, I guess you learn something new everyday. I will give the armpits a try, only tested with cool water and try spraying 3 sprays to the chest another day. I just hope dhi...
  94. Re: how many sprays of DHI for optimum sillage that can last the whole day?

    Shit never knew 3 sprays to the chest was enough. I've been spraying on the neck, is the projection better there because it is exposed skin? I read that the chest is the 2nd hottest place in the...
  95. Re: how many sprays of DHI for optimum sillage that can last the whole day?

    I am confused at why you would spray 3 times on the chest... Wouldn't you run out of room or do you do cOncentrated sprays or do you spray middle of the chest aswell? I always assume when people said...
  96. Re: Interesting find... how you spray affects the smell

    I dont get why he suggests to spray in the hollow point though, is that because it holds fragrances better? I am going to try spraying under the arms like how a deodorant tomorrow to see if it really...
  97. Re: Interesting find... how you spray affects the smell

    I always feel like I might be waisting some of the fragrance by rubbing in lotion after. I try to put on a thicker layer and dont rub it in as much. I wait a minute after spraying though, to let the...
  98. Re: Another DHI Reforumlation Thread (Probably the last one)

    strawberry net have jacked up their prices, last week they were out of stock for a few days, I thought that might have been the last batch before reformulation and they were like yeah we're all out...
  99. Re: Another DHI Reforumlation Thread (Probably the last one)

    Just a heads up, strawberry net is out of 100ml again
  100. Re: Interesting find... how you spray affects the smell

    I will test out the collar bones, he also recommends it for guys as well. Spraying on the neck will cause damage. I read somewhere that spraying under the arms is a good place as it will have heat...
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