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    Re: Your perfect fragrance?????

    Welcome Caraaamarie! What school are you attending and which class has assigned this project to you? It sounds fabulous!!
  2. Re: I Really Hate........ (The, "I Really Hate" Thread)

    I hate that I didn't say these things first.

    I also hate that IFRA decision-makers seem more intent on causing crappy reformulations that do less to protect anyone's health than to increase the...
  3. Thread: Off-Topic

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    I've been loving all the videos that have been posted - from my email. Thanks to all of you! It took me more than 6 1/2 minutes to wait for this page to load so I could post this one. In the...
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    Re: About Fragrance Concentrations

    I bought a couple of scents on eBay recently. One was listed as an EDP and the other as deodorant. I received the former and it turned out to be what I was hoping for when I bought it: extrait de...
  5. Parfum1.com is giving 20% off most brands with code MARCHNOW1PW through March 10, 2015

    No free shipping. when this code is used.
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    Re: Latest News page

    I'd like to be able to edit or delete a comment made to an article.
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    Re: Why you Guys Prefer Online Shopping?

    My dad needs constant care. It isn't easy to find someone to fill in for me so I can go shopping.
  8. Re: Looking for some Byredo Pulp - PM me if you want to sell

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Byredo-Pulp-/221700186777?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item339e5c6299
    not affiliated
  9. Re: Need hair product recommendations for son.

    These are great recommendations, thank you!
  10. Need hair product recommendations for son.

    He has fine hair that's cut really short on the sides and fades to very long on top. If combed forward it goes just above his lips. He wears it in a pompadour usually and needs a new product that...
  11. Chloe Prasinos for NPR: The Scents And Sensibility Of LA's Nosy New Perfume Enthusiasts

    You can listen here: http://www.npr.org/2015/02/22/388245432/the-scents-and-sensibility-of-las-nosy-new-perfume-enthusiasts

    "The sense of smell is a powerful trigger — capable of calling to mind...
  12. Re: Divatologist's application method for prolonged longevity. Does it work for you?

    I did take something from her method and use it for myself: Unless it's really cold in the bathroom, which is rare in So Cal, I rinse myself with cool water to close my pores before turning off...
  13. SergeLutens.com is giving 3 free 5 ml minis with any order through 3/8/15

    *Three 5ml miniatures "Ambre sultan", "Féminité du bois" and "Fleurs d'oranger".
    Offer valid on the online Shop until 8th march, while stocks last. ...
  14. Re: Hermes Eau de Gentiane Blanche at Amazon

    My box arrived today. I already had a scent on so I spray my dad and son. It works much better on my son. On Dad it dried down to a "bitter sort of green aftertaste" as described by Hednic. On my...
  15. Re: PerfumeHunt-Rare and discontinued perfume hunting services!

    Move over Anitra Earle, there's a new perfume detective in town! Best of luck to you Pasxos!!
  16. Re: Hermes Eau de Gentiane Blanche at Amazon

    Thanks for the review Hednic. I'm looking forward to trying it even more now.
  17. Re: New Fragrance : Sex Tape - The Bohemian Society

    For the wannabe illuminutti on your Christmas gift list?
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    Re: Failed Login Notification emails

    After I remember my current password, I'll change it.
  19. Re: Hermes Eau de Gentiane Blanche at Amazon

    Yay! Thank you!! I didn't even have to pay tax or shipping. ☆*・゜゚・*\(^O^)/*・゜゚・*☆
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    It's yours! Please send me your name and address.
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    I received the second installment of my prize today: a decant of Judith Lieber Night. I'd love to pass it along to another US-based BN frequent poster.
  22. Barneys.com has a few things marked down

    There are substantial reductions in some items from 10 Corso Como, Terveer, Apothia, iPdF, Hierbas de Ibiza, L'Wren Scott, Nana de Bary and RXR Profumo. There are smaller discounts on some from The...
  23. Thread: Women ADG

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    Re: Women ADG

    D&G Light Blue

    Previous discussion: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/223535-Acqua-di-Gio-or-similar-scent-for-women
  24. Thread: Samples

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    Re: Samples

    You can go to websites for various brands and see if they have samples or sample sets available for sale. If they don't, you could contact them by email and ask how you can buy samples. Often, they...
  25. Re: STRONGEST, More Masculine-Leaning Candle Scent?

    The Cire Trudon I snagged is called Yaz Bukey. It supposedly is a violet and leather but I can only smell leather from the yet-to-be lit candle.

    I use this candle warmer...
  26. Re: STRONGEST, More Masculine-Leaning Candle Scent?

    I got a very masculine-smelly Cire Trudon at barneyswarehouse.com. When I bought it, I had a code for another 40% off, bring it down from the original price of $95 to $36+tax.

    I don't know if ...
  27. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Whooo knew owls could be domesticated? Loved that!

    I love all the submissions in this thread. Generally I only read them in my email and don't respond to them and say so though because it...
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    FWIW, there's a sticky in JSO.
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    Re: Miniature Bottles

    Accessories for Fragrance is a great place to get little bottles.
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    Re: Tester way more potent than retail juice

    Okay, I'll try to improve my writing by expressing myself more like you do.
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    Re: Suggestion - fragrance directory

    After using the directory search engine and getting back a number of scents, it'd be nice to be able to order them by average rating.

    It would also be great to be able to search a wardrobe by...
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    Re: Tester way more potent than retail juice

    Based on my personal experience and from what has been written by others who have been collecting a very long time, it's much more likely that any difference between bottles is due to batch...
  33. Thread: Off-Topic

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    There's another new live cam on Explore.com that is focused on a hummingbird nest containing two chicks, Patience and Rebel, who are fed by their mother, Bella. The chicks hatched February 6 in a...
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    Re: Things I like about Basenotes

    I like everything but especially the directory, SOTD and wardrobe features.
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    Re: Seller Beware

    That's quite a story.
  36. Re: Can you list me suggestions? (Info in OP)

    Kiehl's Vanilla and Cedarwood is very easy to wear.
    Serendipitous by Serendipity 3 ~ a scent that smells like cocoa
    Pacifica has a number of scents that might work for her. Blood Orange and...
  37. Re: If money was not object - how to get perfect skin?

    People of differing ages and skin types would get the best results with a variety of things. Find a good, trustworthy dermatologist or aesthetician and start by following their recommendations.
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    Re: Is Eau des Baux really discontinued?

    I just bought some for my son using a site I never tried before: HairCare24 I used code first24 when I checked out and paid a total of $5.95.

    L'Occitane's and Nordstrom's price for it is $18. ...
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    Re: Is Eau des Baux really discontinued?

    This might be the other thread: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/371450-RIP-Eau-Des-Baux?p=3365769#post3365769

    L'Occitane's marketing antics are quite irksome. I've been sucked into buying more...
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    Re: Best looking Bond No.9 Bottle

    I'm partial to Chinatown.

    http://www.okomode.com/oko/slikevesti/bond_no9_chinatown.jpg
  41. Thread: Off-Topic

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    This is a little long but I thought the lip-synch battle last night with Fallon, Hart and Hart was more entertaining than the halftime show:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvRypx1lbR4
  42. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Some of the Super Bowl ads that weren't aired:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17u2agpbwJQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwLwSMk7oG0
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    Sale over - please delete thread

    New London Pharmacy online store

    http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2711449.JPG
  44. Re: Peety liquid has particles floating around?

    It could be worse I guess.
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    Re: Very interesting article

    Thanks for posting this Stuigi; it was an entertaining read. The conclusions drawn by the author from those studies are utter hogwash but made for fun reading anyway.
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    Zilpha will be getting the Scentbird Dune decant.
  47. 20 - 25% off and free shipping at Scentiments

    Scentiments is offering 20% off with code LIKE. For $150+ order you can get 25% off with code LOVE. Shipping is free ~ no minimum.

    http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2709283.GIF
  48. Re: My visit to Museu del Perfum in Barcelona

    Fantastic!! Thank you so much for sharing this!!
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    Re: What famous people wear

    I've always wondered whether some brands send unsolicited freebies to celebs then claim they wear them unless they get shipped back.
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    New London Pharmacy

    http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2708439.JPG
  51. Re: What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    Musk
    http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/articles/185392/the-prophetic-guidance-on-perfumes
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    I think someone poured nard oil on Jesus' head at some point and he liked it. https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+14&version=NIRV

    Some bible-inspired scents: ...
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    Crossword puzzles

    http://justcrosswords.com/perfume_custom11791.html
    http://justcrosswords.com/perfume_3_custom11846.html
  54. Re: Lush Day of the Dead, Keiko Mecheri, Micallef, Sarabecca , Villoresi, Dossage CONUS only

    yes
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    Last October I won a free subscription to Scentbird and yesterday I received my first decant: Dior Dune. I'd love to pass it along to a US-based BN frequent poster.
  56. Re: Question about Decant Shop and their atomizer sizes ... I feel gypped

    Empty bottles are very often described as holding more or less than they really do. Get some good calibrated syringes and/or something like one of these things:...
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    Re: Disgusted by IFRA perfume regulations

    From IFRA's site:

    "...The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) comprises national and regional associations, whose members include fragrance ingredient and compound manufacturers and...
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    Re: Manipulation of Fragrantica Ratings???

    I prefer Basenotes to Fragrantica for a variety of reasons but I think any site can be prone to manipulation by pranksters and self-replicating trolls. Even Basenotes' SOTD feature seemed to have...
  60. Thread: Generic oil

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    Re: Generic oil

    This search engine may be useful: http://www.fragranceoilfinder.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=2
    The suppliers they include are listed here:...
  61. Re: Advice Requested of Me and by Association, Basenotes

    There's no telling how something will smell on him before he actually tries it. Give him some samples from your wardrobe. That will also give him a chance to make sure the bride likes it too.
  62. Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread: January - May 2015

    Sending Cuba mini set to Eventi today from offer in previous thread.
  63. Men's grooming box available from Barneys Warehouses for $225

    Barneys Warehouse has a men's grooming box with a retail value of $685 on sale for $225.

    http://product-images.barneys.com/is/image/Barneys/503810360_product_1?$product_size$


    Box includes:...
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    Re: Disgusted by IFRA perfume regulations

    There was an article in the Washington Post yesterday that related to this:

    "ERNEST ISTOOK: Regulators raise a stink over perfumes
    What's coming to America? It could be European-style regulations...
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    Re: Lucky Scent vs First in Fragrance

    I think it's likely best to order from FiF if you live in Europe, but mostly because it's better for the environment. I've always had stellar CS from both sites. I do like the free sample sprays...
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    Re: Ebay transaction gone bad

    I believe him 100%.
  67. Re: Perfume that smells of Indian spices, chai tea etc.

    Claudie Pierlot Mon Premiere - Indian spices with a touch of stank and a camphorous edge
  68. Thread: Off-Topic

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    What an enjoyable performance - thank you for posting it KBE.

    Difficult piece indeed! About 20 years ago I took my son to the Hollywood Bowl to see Van Cliburn play Tchaikovsky’s First Piano...
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    Re: Ebay transaction gone bad

    Could you have been a little hasty when listing this item, and again when trying to resolve the seller's complaint?

    If you had the 75ml fill that would account for the seller's impression that it...
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    99% of the time all I care about is the juice. I've bought maybe four bottles I didn't need because I was drawn to the bottle and I found them discounted. One of them, a hand-painted Micallef, I...
  71. Four Seasons has some things marked down 50% in limited quantities.

    Four Seasons has some items marked down 50%.
    There are things from Creed, TDC, Fragonard, Mark Buxton, MPG, L'Artisan, IPdF, Keiko Mecheri, MFK, Ramon Monegal, Clive Christian, Rance, 06130, CSP,...
  72. Re: List the best Niche online stores! (europe)

    I don't live in Europe but there are some threads that may be helpful in this section: http://www.basenotes.net/forums/62-Europe

    Also, when members spot current discounts they often post them...
  73. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    http://www.freakingnews.com/pictures/113000/Peace-and-Love-Dove-in-the-Sky--113163.jpg
    Happy New Year!!
  74. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    I'd prefer that persons voluntarily consider rethinking the vocabulary they use but I don't always get what I want. Insinuating that my choice of scent or how I smell is something best avoided,...
  75. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sad news:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWBln_7y2D0
  76. Re: Men's Giveaway Thread, no requests please, October-December 2014

    It's here: Items for Swap You'll be able to PM members who have threads there that list their items to trade but you won't be able to create your own thread until you meet the qualifications. ...
  77. Re: Men's Giveaway Thread, no requests please, October-December 2014

    That's correct. Pesky postal regs!
  78. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    As a former bimbo and current old lady I figured I may as well paste something here I've written in the past and add a little to it:

    When I hear someone else say that a choice of words is hurtful...
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    Re: USPS Tracking

    You can call USPS during their business hours and speak to an agent. After explaining your situation they will check for tracking updates. They often have different info than what is available to...
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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    Welcome to Basenotes Supergirl. Basenotes is a great place to discuss fragrance. I hope you have an interest in doing that. I ask because at this point, I'm wondering if your only interest is in...
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    Re: Ever play SA in a mall store?

    I find myself doing that quite often. The instance that stands out to me most happened at Barneys though, not in a mall. It was quite busy and the fragrance manager allowed me behind the counter to...
  82. Re: Men's Giveaway Thread, no requests please, October-December 2014

    Set of four partially used Cuba minis (blue, red, gold and orange) available. Sending as a set. CONUS.

    Adding: if sending a PM, please make sure you have enough space in you inbox available to...
  83. Re: New Free to a Good Home - October-December 2014

    9ml manufacturer's spray of Nina Ricci Premier Jour available. About 7 ml left - no cap
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    Re: Beard or no?

    My father shaves because his beard isn't very full. I wish he wouldn't. He take blood thinners and his hands shake - not a good combination.
  85. Re: New Free to a Good Home - October-December 2014

    It's yours!
  86. Re: New Free to a Good Home - October-December 2014

    Ellen Tracy EDP up for grabs. Produced in 2003. 1/2 oz - about 90% full. No cap or box.
  87. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Too funny!

    By the way, tonight's geminid meteor shower can be seen live in about 20 minutes (5:00 pm PST). If you don't have a telescope handy, it's supposed to be shown live here:...
  88. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    That depends. How much do you weigh?
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    When I see a price of €147 on the French site and $350 on the US site for the same item, it seems more is involved than actual costs. It feels like a general disdain for US customers by the House of...
  90. Re: Article: Randi Shinder and Jane Daly launch new fragrance line: i smell great

    I'm testing Wild Honey this morning and I do smell great - really great! If someone is like me and has issues with sinuses or headaches with many scented products I highly recommend they try this. ...
  91. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    Happy Anniversary!!
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    Re: The best Violet Perfume....

    There's a nice list of violet scents here: http://www.makeupalley.com/user/notepad/sarasotagirl

    This one's a beauty:

    http://www.beautyencounter.com/products/large/8014126010937.jpg
    It's...
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  94. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    Much, much better, thank you!:2vrolijk_08:
  95. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    When I typed basenotes.net into my address bar it took 1 minute 37 secs for it to finish loading the front page. Later, when I tried entering from a bookmark to the Activity Page it only took 14...
  96. Re: What scent is best for pleasing most women?

    There's a few responses to this question in these threads:
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/212334-Which-scent-gets-you-the-most-female-compliments...
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  99. Thread: Palo Santo

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    Re: Palo Santo

    I have some pieces of Palo Santo wood and it smells quite like the gaiac notes in Le Labo Gaiac, Micallef Gaiac, etc.
    Maybe the PS oil is more velvety because it's obtained from the fruit instead...
  100. Thread: Palo Santo

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    Re: Palo Santo

    I was under the impression that Palo Santo is also known as Gaiac.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/168733-What-is-Gaiac-Wood
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