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  1. Re: Any fragrances where the dry powdery makeup iris stays around the whole time?

    Completely agree. The intense is too hyped. Maybe people like stronger performance. But scent wise... The original has that sexiness and doesn't turn into vanilla powder. It retains iris better than...
  2. Re: Guerlain Homme Intense EDP or l eau boise?? seems some have longevity issues?

    Homme Intense is better, there's more going on. It's more people pleasing too. Boise has no soul, to me it smells lemony and without a body.
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    Re: NEW Versace pillar: Versace DYLAN BLUE

    First Youtube review.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4v7BG0bjSo
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    Re: Old spice.... WHITE WATER....

    Translation from German Amazon. Whitewater: aftershave - edt comparison:


    So maybe there's no need to go after the edt when aftershave is so cheap and has the same performance as edt.
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    Re: The most disgusting, repulsive fragrances:

    I usually don't have bad reactions to perfumes (I might simply not like some) but...
    Fahrenheit Le Parfum - smell of sour sweat in a non-ventilated room after 5 days. There's a certain note in there...
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    Re: Old spice.... WHITE WATER....

    I first encountered this smell in Head&Shoulders shampoo and liked it very much:
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    But I didn't know which Old Spice it was so I bought several different Old Spice products. Now I have...
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    Re: Email notifications aren't arriving

    But is there anyone to actually resolve this? Do you know the administrator?
  8. Re: Mont Blanc Individel...best value frangrance?

    I'm afraid I don't share your values :)
    In short: Palmolive soap bar. When I smell this, I'm overwhelmed with syntheticness, sweetness and soapiness. I don't have anything against synthetic sweet or...
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    Re: Email notifications aren't arriving

    Thanks for posting this finding, very helpful. Is there an administrator to take a look at this? It could be a matter of some simple implementation on Basenote's part.

    P.S.
    Yahoo gives the...
  10. Re: Is there a fragrance similar to De Marco by Oriflame?

    Thanks.
    I haven't tried that one. I have a chance to blind buy it though... Should I? :)
    I already made one blind purchase (Lalique Lion) and it isn't even close.

    P.S.
    Is it your impression...
  11. Is there a fragrance similar to De Marco by Oriflame?

    After several days of searching on the internet I give up. My last chance is to ask the question here in hope someone might have a faintest idea...

    So, De Marco by Oriflame is not in production...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2016

    Believe it or not...

    http://gdetail.image-gmkt.com/836/717032851/2016/4/a508abd6-819b-4d3f-b79a-56468cfe124b.jpg

    Just tried it for the first time a day ago. But the scent wasn't unknown to me...
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    Re: Do you wear fragrances based on seasons?

    I leave cloying and spicy stuff for the colder weather and use refreshing and light scents in the summer.
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    Re: Oriflame's Best ?

    I tried almost all Oriflame fragrances and some of the best are:
    De Marco (can't find it anywhere, is there any fragrance similar to it? )
    Architect
    Ascendant
    Sir Avebury
    Eclat Sport

    The...
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    Re: Firs time wearing Chanel Egoiste.

    If it's a freshly made fragrance, then it can change a lot in the course of 2-3 months after spraying it for the first time. I didn't believe this to be true until I experienced it myself. ...
  16. Re: Which of Today's fragrances will stand the Test of Time?

    How come you're mentioning Dior Homme but not Dior Homme Intense when we know whole internet is drooling about it?
    DHI seems much more popular than DH. I rarely see anyone talk about DH.
    ...
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    Re: Email notifications aren't arriving

    Yeah, hotmail and outlook don't seem to work for quite some time, but no one from basenotes team is willing to investigate.
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    Re: do not sniff these too close!

    I never smell the place of application directly except when I know the scent is light. But these are some that don't smell great up close. However, they are very nice when you catch their wiffs.
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    Re: Best Female Reaction

    These videos serve a role of popularizing fragrances.They are of much use to people:

    who are not able to try many fragrances and decide for themselves what they like so they need hints and...
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    Re: Wore Rive Gauche to work and got BITTEN!

    Is there a difference between the juice in the old cylindrical bottle and the new redesigned one?
  21. Re: Pineapple fragrances, Gingerbread Fragrances, Cherry leather where are you?

    Try Bentley Azure for pineapple. It's a fruity aquatic scent.
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    Re: Email notifications aren't arriving

    They should. Just make sure you're subsribed to the topic. You should be, because the box is checked automatically when replying. I had to change my email to yahoo because I also didn't receive...
  23. Re: Why did Decantshop discontinue Chanel fragrances?

    I kind of suspected that was the case. They won't even allow small perfumeries to sell Chanel fragrances because they "aren't big enough". That's what a woman from my local perfume shop told me after...
  24. Re: Why did Decantshop discontinue Chanel fragrances?

    I asked them through their official profile here on the forum one month ago but haven't received a reply.
    So I thought maybe it would be quicker if I just asked here on the forum. Maybe someone...
  25. Why did Decantshop discontinue Chanel fragrances?

    Does anyone know what happened with Chanel fragrances on Decantshop? All of them have been discontinued.
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    I have some questions too. Is it more or less feminine than La nuit? Are there any popular designers that have similar vibe to Ultime? I'm trying to gether as much info as I can before I decide...
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    Re: Email notifications aren't arriving

    Just received it now :)
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    Re: Email notifications aren't arriving

    I started getting some notifications on yahoo. But it seems to be partial. For example, I'm not being notified about this topic.
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    Re: Email notifications aren't arriving

    Thanks for the feedback, I thought I was the only one.
    A reply from the staff would also be nice. Are you aware of this problem?
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    Email notifications aren't arriving

    Hi.
    Last week I noticed that email notifications on subscribed topics weren't arriving. Spam/junk was always empty. I decided to change my email from outlook to yahoo hoping it would start working....
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    Re: Most Disappointing Fragrances?

    I respect that ;)
    We should always discuss such experiences. So far, everyone that noticed the scent in my surrounding said it was very nice. But I did read about one more case similar to yours.
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    Re: Most Disappointing Fragrances?

    I like the scent but I can understand your point. I didn't like it at first sniff either.
    I love the opening and the trail that it leaves in the very beginning. But I'm not crazy about how it...
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    Re: Most Disappointing Fragrances?

    All time: Dior homme intense.

    And recently: Dunhill icon.
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    Re: New: Dunhill Icon

    I must admit I don't understand. I have a sample of Icon here and it smells to me like famous PEZ Candy . There are so much better scents that are similar: Voyage d'Hermes, Cartier Declaration, Terre...
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    Re: Dark Wood Oriflame

    I've owned most of Oriflame men's fragrances. Dark wood is exactly the same scent as The one. The one is more dense but it's clear that they smell the same.
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    Re: vanilla vs tonka

    The problem with both of these notes is that perfumers tend to overuse them in many of their creations. They tend to make tonka bombs or vanilla bombs. I hate tonka and I'm not crazy about vanilla...
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    New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    I got really excited when I saw it this morning, I hope the projection doesn't disappoint. I noticed it's currently available only on Serbian version of Fragrantica (English version will probably get...
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    Re: EDP signature scent suggestions

    PP is different, it doesn't have that "older" vibe because there's no vetiver in it. Just don't smell it up close because that way it smells differently than what people around you perceive while...
  39. Re: Bentley Infinite and Infinite Intense - No reviews?

    Did you get to smell Infinite Intense eventually? The scent itself is nice but the performance is terrible. I thought TdH Parfum had bad performance but this is a whole new level. It's simply...
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    Re: New fragrance: Bentley Infinite Rush

    @hednic @Palmolive
    No problem, I'm also interested in their line myself.


    Sorry for the mistake, I meant "previous two Infinite scents" instead of "Rush". I made the edit to my post to avoid...
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    New fragrance: Bentley Infinite Rush

    This scent has had a page on fragrantica for some time but no details were provided. I wanted to find out more so I did a search for it and here it is:...
  42. Re: which fragrance you dont like but that are liked by most of the people?

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Extreme - overloaded with stinky tonka
    Dior Homme Intense - makes my stomach turn
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    Re: Bentley Intense: DAYUM!

    Maybe TDH edt? Pure parfum doesn't have vetiver and pepper and Terre edt does so I would gues it's closer to Bentley Infinite than pure parfum. But if I had a chance to buy Bentley Infinite Intense,...
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    Re: Bentley Intense: DAYUM!

    It's a real modern mature scent. Good for wearing on special occasions, dates and general outdoor activities. The original Bentley for men, on the other hand, feels like being stripped of that...
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    Re: Don't believe the hype

    Now they'll tell you they wear scents only for themselves and nothing else matters to them. That way you can't argue against their super niche scents.
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    Re: The danger of overspray

    Haha, so funny and true...
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    Re: What to Wear on a Flight

    Not more than 3 sprays of Serge Lutens Chergui.
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    Re: How fast does Decantshop ship?

    Me too. And my last order from September took 5 days so I think several days is a standard waiting time.
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    Re: How fast does Decantshop ship?

    Thanks all.
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    How fast does Decantshop ship?

    Hi. Did anyone purchase anything from Decantshop recently? How long did you wait for your order to be sent?
    It's been a week since I ordered, and the order is still processing. Is this a standard...
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    Re: Fragance's advertisement

    Encre Noir Sport
    http://thumb1.shutterstock.com/display_pic_with_logo/1206635/115971154/stock-photo-dead-tree-on-a-dark-cloudy-sky-115971154.jpg
    Cloudy day with naked trees in the background.
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    Re: Ultra Zest overview questions

    Definitely unisex. I find some masculine elements only in the drydown. But not enough to wear it. I'd never wear this as the impression I get from smelling it is "girly". Especially in the opening....
  53. Re: What was your first fragrance? Or the one that sparked your interest in Fragrances?

    My first bottle of sprayable toilet water was this:
    4339843400

    Before that I was using only body deodorant sprays. And after that one, I ended up purchasing around 25-30 fragrances from Oriflame...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes questions

    Yeah, we should have a separate forum just for Terre d'Hermes, right next Creed Aventus :shocked:
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes questions

    If you buy the parfum version, you will be disappointed with the projection. If you want your fragrance to project and to be able to smell it after a couple of hours, don't get pure parfum. I made...
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    Re: Terre D' Hermes pure parfum vs EDT

    You are right, it is very, very weak. Go with the edt if you want a more powerful scent.
    Pure parfum is safer than edt. Those that don't like the edt, might like the parfum version. I think the edt...
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    Re: Terre d'Hernes is a Beautiful Monster

    I admit I haven't been asking too many questions. However, I haven't been able to smell this around others after several hours.
    I understood that only EDT had Super E in it.

    But I agree with...
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    Re: Terre d'Hernes is a Beautiful Monster

    I'm trying :undecided:
    This is how much I spent out of 75ml bottle of pure parfum which I bought on 10th October. That much in only 23 days. Very weak stuff.

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    Re: Terre d'Hernes is a Beautiful Monster

    Haha, that was funny.
    But really, pure parfum has ultra weak longevity and projection. If I apply CH men in the morning and Terre parfum in the noon, by the end of the day Ch men is still there and...
  60. Re: Should I get CH Men Prive if I'm not a fan of tonka bean?

    Thanks everyone, I guess I'll skip it for now then. Thought it was a safe buy. The price seemed attractive - 55€ for 100ml.
  61. Should I get CH Men Prive if I'm not a fan of tonka bean?

    Hi,

    any advice would be much appreciated. I like the original CH Men, I hate Allure Homme Sport Extreme, Armani Code.
    But I am not dismissing a fragrance just because it has some tonka in it.
    ...
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    Re: Holy Moly - CH Men Carolina Herrera

    I haven't tried the new formulation but the one from 2010 is pretty decent. If anyone is familiar with Terre d'Hermes pure parfum, then CH men is a beast in comparison. Projection and longevity wise.
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    Re: Help me choose my next fragrance(s)

    Yes, please give your feedback. I'm also interested in this scent. Looks like a signature scent for me, on paper at least :) But the comments are overwhelmingly positive, too.
  64. Re: CH Men VS Allure Homme Sport - Who's Taken Over???

    Thanks. That's too bad. I'm really satisfied with the performance of the older one. The smell of leather lingers for quite a long time throughout the day.
  65. Re: CH Men VS Allure Homme Sport - Who's Taken Over???

    I have the preformulation version. Please, tell me what can I expect from the new version? Less longevity/projection maybe?
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    Re: Ok, which one of you weirdos is this?

    I rage quit on the 4th second. 99% of youtubers can't pull this off. Sounds very unnatural and annoying.
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    Re: Pure Havane or Bentley Intense?

    If you love Pure Havane, Bentley would be a questionable choice. Bentley is not sweet at all. To me, Havane is easy to like. However, being too chocolatey, I don't see anyone wearing it to be a...
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    Re: Bentley Intense for Men - Decent Blind Buy?

    Definitely not a safe blind buy. Decent? Maybe. There's a lot of positive feedback on it but after ordering a sample, I can say I'm not thrilled about it. It does have it's qualities. It's just the...
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    Re: CH Men: Don't Get the Hype

    It could be that the newer editions are sweeter. Because when I sampled this, I didn't like the initial sweetness. But I still bought a full bottle which turned out to be produced in 2010. I may be...
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    Re: TDH EDT OR Parfum

    I agree, the parfum's performance is very, very bad. I will be ordering EDT because parfum just doesn't do it for me. Did you try layering the two / wearing them together?
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    Re: TDH EDT OR Parfum

    Here's my story.
    Initially, I tried the EDT on the wrist and was indifferent to the smell. Nothing special, I thought. I didn't appreciate the scent because I wasn't able to see past that huge...
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    Re: Lalique Encre Noire

    Didn't like it. Smelled like old types of hand soaps. They had some generic scent that smelled like this. So, upon smelling Encre Noir, instant association was an old soap bar, unfortunately.
    I have...
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    Re: My fragrance journey so far...

    moeharri, I tend to agree with you on the fragrances from your list that I tried myself. Those would be:

    Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - tonka overload, similar to Armani code. I don't like...
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    Re: Holy Moly - CH Men Carolina Herrera

    That's exactly the same what I get with batch from 23rd March 2010.
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    Re: Holy Moly - CH Men Carolina Herrera

    I was going to blind buy Grand Tour, but after watching the review on youtube, I decided not to . The reviewer liked the original but didn't like Grand tour. Take a look:...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage vs Terre d'Hermes?

    How are the compliments with Terre d'Hermes? Do you guys get them often or not?
  77. Re: Feeling lost. First round of samples were disappointing. Please advise!

    This may be a "new nose syndrome". It is my experience that people that haven't smelled complex or higher concentration fragrances before, have a general negative reaction to smelling fragrances....
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    Re: Crowd pleaser or not?

    I'm in Serbia, Europe (not EU). I tried ordering, but none of the major sites ship here. I even contacted MyPerfumeSamples asking for assistance but they won't ship. And I wanted to order around 10...
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    Terre d'Hermes - crowd pleaser or not?

    After reading all comments about Terre d'Hermes I could find on the internet, I decided to go for a blind buy. There's no way I can test this anywhere near me.

    I just wanted to get one thing...
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    Re: For the shooting range?

    I suggest you wear La Nuit de l'homme for the shooting range. It's guaranteed to get compliments (bullets).
    Seriously? Shooting range?
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    Re: The One EDP: The Dream is Dead!

    Thanks. That's too bad... I can't believe they aren't able to make a fragrance that lasts longer.
  82. Re: Has Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de l`Homme EDT been reformulated?

    It had to weakened because right now this doesn't qualify as a quality fragrance at all. And older reviews praise it's longevity. It really is a bomb in the first 30 minutes. But after initial 30...
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    Re: Oh no! La nuit de l'homme.

    I get something similar as you with Nuit. Longevity on skin is terrible and on clothes it's less than with other perfumes. The projection is superb in the beginning. It continues to evolve for some...
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    Re: New from Oriflame: Manful

    It just seems different... Don't get me wrong, it actually smells nice and I enjoy smelling it... I'm just not sure how to feel about it. After several days I like it more than I did in the beginning...
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    Re: New from Oriflame: Manful

    Yeah, well if they're raising a nation of hermaphrodites, that's one thing but they sell most of their perfumes to Russians for god's sake ::smiley:
    Anyway, they have a few very good fragrances. I...
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    Re: New from Oriflame: Manful

    I got this perfume today, blind buy. Wow, I didn't expect it to be this girly. I was open for something new but this stroke me as a women's fragrance from the start. As it evaporates, things get a...
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