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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Ref: By Kilian, they are now starting to sell the fragrance without the fancy box and if you want to buy an extra.

    I sniffed Rolling In Love at the weekend and the SA told me, so many do not want...
  2. Thread: YSL Libre EDP

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    Re: YSL Libre EDP

    they are showing the tv ads for it with Dup Lupa(sp) as the face of the fragrance.
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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Never, only interested in the juice.

    A friend was a bottle collector for some time and she was only interested in the bottle, to the point of making her mother wear fragrances she herself did not...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    hello all.

    Iris Prima by Penhaligon's
  5. Re: Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Eau de Parfum

    I own the original but so many flankers which really smell just like the original. :)

    If she likes a rich cherry note then a good buy. It is a rich morish fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    De Profundis by Serge Lutens
  7. Re: Perfume Oils & Imitations - are they regulated? Should we be concerned about health and safety?

    I have never actually thought about this.

    But I have only ever bought from Perfume Parlour and about 5 dupes altogether.

    So far never had any sort of allergic reaction
  8. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    All I got from Aura was cooking vanilla, the sort used in baking. No thanks. LOL

    So yesterday I had a little sniff fest.

    By Kilian Rolling In Love, like the opening then it went a bit meh on...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    L'Aimant by Coty
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Music For a While by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Well, I have a sample of Ladyboy by B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful.

    It has a banana note.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    hello all.

    Ladyboy by B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful a sample
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th September, 2019

    Hello all

    rose & Cuir Frederic Malle a sample
  14. Re: Illegal to wear fresh/citrusy scents at nighttime? Will I be sent to scent prison?

    Oh, the horror of being dragged away and then publicly flogged for wearing the wrong fragrance in the wrong season.

    The shame your family will suffer.

    Join the resistance wear whatever you...
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    Re: What perfume lifts your spirits?

    Caron Alpona is pure happiness for me.

    Sublime is sunshine in a bottle.

    Any fragrance with lavender and I do not mean the synthetic horrors, gives me a feeling of being high, giddy.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum by Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    No. 5 Eau de Toilette by Chanel
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    Re: Longevity Hacks

    I never have a problem.

    But I:

    Exfoliate my body and use a good quality moisturizer so do not have dry skin.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Goodbye Piccadilly by 4160 Tuesdays
  20. Re: Is NOTINO for USA ever going to come back?

    Oh! Thank you Drzava. Never actually thought of doing that, good to know it works :)
  21. Re: Is NOTINO for USA ever going to come back?

    The thread when they first closed in the US a few mentioned Chanel being the problem?

    cytherian, yes I think you are right. I remember looking at something and it was £30+ had a look on here for...
  22. Re: Is NOTINO for USA ever going to come back?

    The UK version compared to the US site pricing is really bad.

    Now I have bought from them with no problems, but you searched and looked at a fragrance went away for say 10 minutes decided to buy...
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    Re: Audacious by NARS

    I asked in my local SpaceNK who have a Nars counter and the brand one of their top sellers about the perfume.

    They had never heard of it. But in the daily mail online today it is mentioned as...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Bal d'Afrique by Byredo
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    Re: Diptyque bazaar and perfumed objects

    The British Beauty Blogger recently reviewed the stickers and the brooch.

    The stickers:

    https://britishbeautyblogger.com/fragrance/diptyque-perfumed-stickers/

    And the brooch
    ...
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    Re: Audacious by NARS

    Thank you, looking at the noses a No from me, I really dislike frangipani!

    Love the lipsticks though.
  27. Re: The dilemma of either buying a unique, daring scent or a crowd-pleaser is killing me. Can't deci

    Always and I mean always buy and wear what you want.

    I have never in my life even given a second thought to, "Oh! I will buy this as everyone loves it!" I am from the school of do not drink the...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Hello decided on Prana by Dawn Spencer Hurwitz.

    I also own Cafe Noir and Jitterbug used to own Route d'Iris.

    Dawn started out in the early 00s making dupe oils, her versions of Chanel Cuir de...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    Hello all

    Prana by Dawn Spencer Hurwitz
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Nuit et Confidences by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Cosmetic surgery/procedures

    I think a major problem is, well they do not research the surgeon properly.

    Here in the UK all you read people on forums asking about getting it done aboard including major dental work. Then up...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Isparta 26 by Parfumerie Generale
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I actually own a number of DSH her older fragrances and oils even some of the dupes she used to do.

    Unfortunately, she no longer ships to the UK so never able to try the newer creations.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd September, 2019

    Hello all.

    A sample of Rose & Cuir by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Mitsouko Centenary

    Kotori, you could be a hand model.

    I did wear Mitsouko edp yesterday, it is either 2013 or 2014, I did look it up some time ago and it was a great batch according to Basenotes.
    Actually, I can...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Happy Mitsouko Day for those joining in.

    Some of us decided since she is 100 this year the first day of the month we will wear Mitsouko for the rest of the year.

    I am wearing...
  37. Re: Serge Lutens "Douce Ambre", does it even exist?

    The second Serge Lutens I ever bought way back in the early 00s, still have my bottle.

    It was pulled back into the boutique only bell jar range some years back.

    Very rarely mentioned which is a...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Bois d'Armťnie by Guerlain
  39. Re: Dior getting blasted for new Sauvage campaign

    Add is now banned it seems, read this in the online newspaper.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    So going for Occur! by Avon. I have owned this bottle for quite a while as checking the last time I wore it was 2013 and I owned it for ages before that. To tell the truth, it cost £2.99 when I...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Occur! Avon
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Iris Rebelle by Atelier Cologne
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I have two Avon fragrances. Okay, I will have to rummage to find them :)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Eau de Lavande by Diptyque
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    L'Aimant by Coty pdt.
  46. Re: What's the correct way to pronounce "Knize"?

    Les Senteurs James pronounced it as Ken zzz. This was way back in the early 00s. I always said it like this.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens
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    Re: Today I bought August 2019

    I actually sprayed this in Boots a few weeks ago as it was something my Mum wore and was surprised at how lovely it was.

    So today bought a bottle of the pdt.

    L'Aimant by Coty
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st August, 2019

    Hello all

    A sample of Replica Flower Market by Martin Margiela
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens
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    Re: Do you wear "male" parfum?

    Yes, I have done so for years and far too many to list. The first was my big brother's Old Spice around 11 as a teen I think the first was YSL Homme?

    I consider all perfume to be unisex.
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    Re: Cosmetic surgery/procedures

    I have never had surgery if I did I would want my boobs smaller which it seems is a far more complicated operation. So just let it go and also never had the money.

    If someone wants to have botox...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    A sample of Replica Dancing on the Moon by Martin Margiela
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 18th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    A sample of Replica Wicked Love by Martin Margiela
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 17th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Dans tes Bras by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
  56. Re: What do you do with the original box/presentation

    I keep all my perfumes in original boxes. I have no interest in the fancy presentation style boxes so tend to go for the refill versions like Kilian which come in a simple white card box and much...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I am going with Navigations Through Scent - Apuldre by Molton Brown.

    It has juniper berries which are used to make gin and gin is in many cocktails
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Navigations Through Scent - Apuldre by Molton Brown
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Infini by Caron the pdt version
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    Re: Rien incense battle

    Never tried the intense but own the original.

    Never found Rien to be incensey or churchy
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    Re: Givenchy III Discussion

    The bottles I own are the splash from LiveJazz.

    I am wearing Y by Yves Saint Laurent edp version and it makes me think of Givenchy III.

    Oh, I mean the 1964 feminine one not the new male of the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Y by Yves Saint Laurent
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    Re: Givenchy III Discussion

    I wore it back in the late 70s as a teenager, not tried the newer version but heard it is very different.

    It was a classic chypre(this was before I knew I loved chypres), I actually cannot think...
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    Re: Donna Karan Black Cashmere

    I found it unisex, still, own my original version(not sure if it has been reformulated?), you could try Chaos which Black Cashmere is based around.
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    Re: Chanel Les Exclusif Samples

    I was given this tip from a Chanel SA.

    Phone one of the boutiques Old Bond Street, or Harrods, Selfridges and ask if you can have a sample of the two you want to try. Now only ask for one or two...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Ombre Rose L'Original by Jean-Charles Brosseau
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th August, 2019

    Hello all

    Rokka by Antonia's Flowers
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Heure Exquise by Annick Goutal
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Decided on Habanita by Molinard
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Habanita by Molinard
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    Re: Do You Prefer A Certain Bottle Size ozís?

    30-50 MLS for me unless I really love it or does not come in a smaller size.
  72. Re: Actually asked to wash a perfume off - it was that offensive to others

    So the complainers saying you sink! How rude.

    The big think on skincare boards at the moment is rubbing a retinol-based toner under their arms. It stops your sweat smelling it seems.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Kerbside Violet by Gorilla Perfume [Lush]
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I can do Pure Havane or Habanita tomorrow.
  75. Re: Would anyone be interested in a website dedicated to buying and selling used fragrances?

    Yes, I belong to two Facebook private groups where people, as well as chatting sell, decants, used bottles and samples.

    Rarely does a scammer get a foot in the door and quickly banned.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Insolence Eau de Toilette by Guerlain
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    Re: No Mitsouko on the Guerlain site... !?

    Mitsouko is 100 this year and still at counters in department stores.

    Weird not letting certain counties view it on their website.

    I just had a nose on the UK site and strangely Mitsouko is...
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    Re: high-end shampoo & conditioner

    [QUOTE=Shiny Beast;4684714]I hear ya' on that, haha!


    I appreciate the perspective here, and perhaps you have access to a better price on Davines. As a jumping off point, on Amazon a 250ML...
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    Re: high-end shampoo & conditioner

    Depends on the brand. Davines I did not rate at all they are not really that expensive.

    I look for SLS free firstly as it makes my head itch.

    Nexxus I have seen in TK Maxx and not interested...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Mythique by Delrae
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th August, 2019

    hello all.

    Le 3Ťme Homme / The Third Man by Caron
  82. Re: Has anyone ever had the wrong foundation shade recommended for them at the makeup counter?

    The brand is coming to Boots in the UK but not hit my branch yet. Thank you for the update.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 3rd August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Aqua Allegoria Lavande Velours by Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd August, 2019

    Hello all.

    Tabu by Dana
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I was actually rummaging for Coty Wild Musk Oil and found my bottle of Tabu parfum.

    Thought hello, yes patchouli.
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    Re: Parfums DelRae announces retirement

    I don't know I sometimes feel that houses will continue forever and 19 years is a long time.

    I do own Mythique which was a blind buy as I like iris.

    It is a house that is very very rarely...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st August, 2019

    Hello all

    Mitsouko Eau de Parfum by Guerlain
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    Re: Mitsouko Centenary

    I am going with the edp version
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st July, 2019

    Hello all.

    Bal d'Afrique by Byredo
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th July, 2019

    hello all.

    Iris Rebelle by Atelier Cologne
  91. Re: l'Instant de Guerlain listed as a male scent? I respectfully but quite firmly disagree.

    Yes, the female is a tuberose fragrance.

    L'Instant Pour Homme version in EDP is very chocolate-like and very unisex.
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    Re: Timbuktu or Dzjongkha ?

    I never liked Timbuktu and could never understand the hype it gets.

    So Dzjongkha for me, which I do own and wear.
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    Re: What do you wear purely for yourself?

    My whole collection and I have bought and for myself only. Never in my life would I dream of buying a fragrance just because someone else likes it.

    Selfish Moi? I don't care.
  94. Re: probably the wrong place to ask but help please!

    Yes, this should be in the Health and Beauty, contact a mod and they will move it for you.

    There should be a small black triangle on the left side bottom of your post.

    Now for your question. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th July, 2019

    Hello all.

    Cosmetics To Go Elder.
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    Re: quick question about Samsara by Guerlain

    I would never call Samsara loud, and I am someone who no longer likes it. Co-worker wore it every day and grew to really dislike it.

    The EDT version is lighter and might be the place to start. ...
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    Re: Rihanna's Secret for 'Smelling So Good'

    No, we were not laughing at her. It was the Chanel they spent millions making the ads got Baz in as director mass worldwide release of the ad coming up to Xmas. And Nicole just told the truth...
  98. Re: Recommendations of a fragrance for a kind but pessimistic, gloomy and melancholic woman?

    I agree, especially if you can get the older version which has more of the Guerlainade base with the iris.
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    Re: Rihanna's Secret for 'Smelling So Good'

    I remember watching a documentary about a Z celeb in the UK some years back. She was approached by Coty to make a fragrance with her name. She was taken to a lab shown 5 or 6 samples asked to sniff...
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    Re: Sampling By Kilian Frgrances

    I adore Woman In Gold it lasts and lasts on me from dawn until midnight.

    We have a counter in my local House of Fraser so I sniff and chat. There are a few which they do not have such as Apple...
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