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    Re: Ultimate barbershop fragrance?

    Shalimar EDP (current)
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    Re: Still searching for Brylcreem fragrance...

    Shalimar EDP!! (ive only smelled Brylcreem in the UK though, so your version my be different)
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    Re: Barbershop vibe

    Today, I am wearing Shalimar EDP (in its current formulation). My fella told me I smelled like a barbershop!

    (i have never been in a barbers in my life, but it does smell somewhat like Brylcreem,...
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    Help with a citrus musk

    I adore Emporio Armani White / Red for Him, which my boyfriend wears. (and I steal!)

    http://www.manhattanperfumes.com/images/EmporioArmaniWhiteRedEdition.bmp

    Can anyone suggest similar citrus /...
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    Re: "Just got out of the shower" scented perfumes

    Sorry to bump this thread after so long, I was searching for frag suggestions that smell like Pears and green Palmolive soap bars!

    I can however suggest Jovan White Musk (cheap!!) - sweet soapy...
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    Re: First ever fragrance for women?

    Ok, perhaps I'll take a look at the earliest entry on BN then :) Doesn't have to be super accurate, more a starting point. ^_^
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    First ever fragrance for women?

    Hi y'all,

    My apologies if this has been asked before.
    Might someone be able to tell me what the first ever commercially produced women's fragrance was, and the date it came out?

    Many thanks...
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    Powdery Vanilla?

    I'd like the sweet Vanilla of say Molinard Vanille or Alyssa Ashley Vanilla, and the powder wafty trail of Light Blue or Ghost.... any suggestions?

    (btw - I already own JPG Classique (both EDP...
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    Re: Love's True Bluish Light

    Yes, I saw the shipping costs and it put me right off!
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    Love's True Bluish Light

    Does anyone know if there are any places to purchase this in the UK, or if there are any smell-a-likes out there?

    Thanks in advance all.
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    Molinard Vanillas

    Hey vanilla nerds!

    Can someone tell me the difference between these two? I've no idea what either smell like, but I am considering a blind buy... gotta get my vanilla fix!

    Molinard Les Senteurs...
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    Re: Hello!I'm searching the best vanilla scent

    Apologies for bumping the Vanilla thread, but Ive a question regarding different types of Vanilla fragrances...

    Ok.. (please excuse the cheap nasty choices here!)

    I love: Kenzo Amour, Alyssa...
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    Re: Looking for an incense perfume?

    Kenzo Amour le Parfum (the gold bottle) - incensey-vanilla-rice pudding!

    +1 for Tam Dao - really beautiful dry woodsy scent

    Bvlgari Black - more rubbery than incensey, but to me its kind of...
  14. Emporio Armani White(red) She alternatives?

    Hey chaps!

    I need some help....

    Am running super low on Emporio Armani White (Red) for Her. Anyone familiar with this scent? It's discontinued and really hard to get hold of at a decent price,...
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    Re: Mint + Grapefruit

    Ok! I am going to try Live Jazz and report back!
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    Re: Mint + Grapefruit

    I have this - really yummy, but missing the grapefruit/citrus kick... perhaps I could layer it with something zesty?
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    Re: Mint + Grapefruit

    Great! Will go check it out! TY!
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    Re: Mint + Grapefruit

    Oh brill - thanks Ken.
    Would you believe my nostrils were inspired by washing up??...
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    Mint + Grapefruit

    Ok, I know winter is approaching.... what better time to reach for a summery scent! lol

    I'm after a frag that smells of grapefruit and mint! Fruit-green and uplifting. Even with a hint of tomato...
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    Re: Forest Fruits + Incense?

    I used to wear Opium pour Homme..... years ago now, will have to revisit.
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    Forest Fruits + Incense?

    Is there such a fragrance? Like a fruity shisha pipe?
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    Beautiful Bergamot

    Just a little bergamot-appreciation thread, and a thank you to the the gentleman who was walking in front of me to the tube station today, who was wearing the most gorgeous bergamot scent. Spring...
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    Re: Monsoon (Coty 1994)

    2 bottles on ebay now! Go go go! (am skint so will not be bidding)

    BTW, the new Monsoon frag smells nothing like our dear old walnut whip bottle!

    Oh, Silver Rain.... I haven't sniffed this one,...
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    Re: Vanilla and Musk: Does it exist?

    Does anyone know any UK site one can order samples/decants of Tihota and Helmut Lang EDP? Shipping fees are ridiculous! :S
  25. Re: Skinny jeans: yay or nay for ladies with muscular legs

    Stretch is your friend!

    Muscular legs I think do fine in skinny jeans. Fat legs don't (i should know, I've had both!). Just my opinion though! What about denim-look jeggings? They'll be super...
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    Re: A sweeter Bvlgari Black ?

    I seriously need to try some SL - can you believe I have only samples one (Daim Blond) so far??

    Wow, just been reading review on FT - it sounds delicious!
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    Poll: Re: Where do you spray?

    I prefer not to spray onto clothes, as I like how the fragrance reacts with my skin. However, that said, I like to spray the insides of bags and books/journals sometimes, hehe. I also spray onto my...
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    A sweeter Bvlgari Black ?

    I adore BB, but the vanilla teases me at times and makes me crave something sweeter but still with the same smokey quality. Any suggestiosn for something that fits the bill, or indeed something I...
  29. Thread: Cinnamon

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    Re: Cinnamon

    Thanks all!
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    Cinnamon

    Would anyone be able to suggest some predominantly cinnamon fragrances? Thanks very much!
  31. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    Cheers Craig!
  32. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    Aha.... in that case I'll keep an eye out.

    Seems like a pefectly valid excuse for a holiday to me! :P
  33. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    This isn't half bad, but I don't love it enough to splurge ;P I'll keep my eyes on ebay....
  34. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    Am I right in thinking you can only get hold of this stuff in Hawaii? The juice sounds lush, and the packaging is gorgeous!
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    Re: Coconut

    This sounds intruiging! Any idea who stocks Campos de Ibiza products? Are they quite hard to get hold of?
  36. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    Revisiting this thread, having decided I do want to smell like a Bounty Bar after all :P

    I have a decent collection of beachy scents now; Bronze Goddess, Deseo, Harajuku Lovers Cuties G, Miami...
  37. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    Revisiting this thread, having decided I do want to smell like a Bounty Bar after all :P

    I have a decent collection of beachy scents now; Bronze Goddess, Deseo, Harajuku Lovers Cuties G, Miami...
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    Re: What to wear after swimming?

    Rather than starting a new thread, I'm bumping tis one :P

    Any suggestions for female / unisex frags to spritz after a swim?
    I do like the smell of chlorine actually, at least I smell clean! But...
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    Re: Monsoon (Coty 1994)

    Hey no worries, it was a loooong time agi anyway. Just happy someone remembers! *sigh*
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    Re: Monsoon (Coty 1994)

    Well, you kow, it wasn't all that popular I don't think. Cheap and cheerful. :P
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    Monsoon (Coty 1994)

    Remember the little royal blue pebble-like bottle with the walnut whip style gold lid?

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/elb_the_prof/3736015574/

    It smelled very pretty, and I found this...
  42. Thread: Casmir

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    Casmir

    I discovered this today after looking for an alternative to Ghost Deepest Night (not to be confused with Deep Night), and I'd read that this shared some of the warmth and spicey vanillary-ness....
    ...
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    Re: Spray a fragrance in your hair?...really?

    I spray fragrance on my hair. If it does no harm on your skin, I see no reason why a small amount would do serious damage to hair.
    I'ne read some folk spray directly onto their hair brush and them...
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    Re: Beginners Iris

    I have chanel 19 (EDT), which I love. I must try the EDP.

    I managed a sniff of Dior Homme today. To me it smells like strong parma violets, minus the sweetness. Not sure that I like it, but it is...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 24 December - Christmas Eve

    Happy Xmas Eve everyone!

    It's an Alien day for me today....
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    Re: Beginners Iris

    Wow, loads of replies - thank you all!!!! Dior Homme shall be my first port of call....
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    Beginners Iris

    For a beginners guide to Iris, what should I be sniffing? I'm not exactly sure what it smells like! I need something that isn't going to confuse my nose with other notes...

    Thanks all!
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    Re: Fragrances for hair?

    It's funny, my hair is my most favourite place to spray perfume.... not sure why!
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    Re: Fragrances for hair?

    I've not brushed my hair for nearly 2 years, hehe, as I have dreads (boorish, ill mannered and disturbing, beat THAT!). I wash them every 3-4 days, so nope they don't stink up the place.... however,...
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    Christina Aguilera by Night

    Any reviews planned for this one in the near future?

    Ta muchly.
    :)
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    Re: Fragrances for hair?

    Oh good, I'm not alone then!
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    Fragrances for hair?

    Any decent ones worth a mention?

    I normally spritz my fragrance into my locks, but was just interested to know if any of those 'for hair' frags were any good?

    Cheer :D
  53. Thread: Baby Lotion

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    Re: Baby Lotion

    Ok, I just wanted to report back with some sniffings....

    I couldnt find a sample of HL anywhere (ebay only has hugey expensive bottles, and £80 is way too much for a blind buy I might detest!)......
  54. Thread: Labdanum

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    Labdanum

    More olfactory adventures this weekend! I was in a L'Occtaine store and spritzed some Labdanum de Séville - oh my goodness, what a delicious scent! I'm not sure which part of it I found so...
  55. Thread: Baby Lotion

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    Re: Baby Lotion

    Thanks all, lots to hunt down now. I realise baby lotion isnt the most intruiging smell out there, but I'm all about comfort scents at the moment...
  56. Thread: Baby Lotion

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    Re: Baby Lotion

    Baby lotion or no, these sound wonderful! :)

    I've not tried HL Woman, but I understand it is pretty rare these days...

    many thanks Evangeline!
  57. Thread: Baby Lotion

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    Baby Lotion

    Me again! :D

    Can anyone suggest a fragrance that smells like baby lotion? (more creamy lotion, than baby power)

    I suppose I could just use Johnsons Baby Lotion/oil, however it would be great to...
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    Re: Fig or Musks?

    These sound like delicious reccomendations!
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    Re: Fig or Musks?

    I have Kiehl's Original Musk (yum!), so I might have to take it with me to the dept store! I'll be sure to try Philosykos when I go. Perhaps a cleaner musk would be better, but I'll certainly try...
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    Fig or Musks?

    TBS Beleaf and Armani White(Red) She both have a delicious light, musky thing going on, that seems to 'float' about, leaving a trail of subtle white woodiness in their wake. I've read that both...
  61. Thread: Cucumber?

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    Re: Cucumber?

    I received my samples of Bond No. 9 Wall Street today....... I don't like it at all. I was expecting something more watery and not as masculine. This is Faranheight minus the motor oil!

    :(

    ps....
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    Re: Bronze Goddess

    Is Fire Island very similar to Bronze Goddess? I adore BG, I only wish it came in a EDP so it would last!
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    Re: Scented Erasers

    Dimitri - no problem :)

    I have Alchimie on today, and it smells vaguely of scented erasers, maybe really exotic ones, lol. (or I could just be imagining that, which is most probable)

    Tang -...
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    Re: Scented Erasers

    I managed to try this.... and have discovered i REALLY don't like iris. But I have to agree, there was a scented eraser aroma (minus the rubber plastic smell)!

    Worth checking out!
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    Re: Kenzo Amour le Parfum-Gold Bottle

    *drools*
  66. Thread: Cucumber?

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    Re: Cucumber?

    I shall have to go sample this then... thanks for the heads up!
  67. Thread: Cucumber?

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    Re: Cucumber?

    I may have in the past but I don;t recall what it smells like!
  68. Thread: Cucumber?

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    Re: Cucumber?

    I have some samples on order!! :)
  69. Thread: Cucumber?

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    Cucumber?

    Having just purchased BBW Freshwater Cucumber, and have fallen completely in love with this note!
    It's fresh, watery green, uncomplicated and it makes me feel uber clean :) The only downside is that...
  70. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    Thank you for all suggestions!

    I have tried Deseo, though I think I need to give it another shot...

    Virgin Island Water I have a vague recollection of smelling like pencils and lime and drying...
  71. Thread: Coconut

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    Coconut

    I'm after a coconut scent that wont make me smell like a Bounty bar. I don't get on with The Body Shop Coconut Oil, and would like something creamy but not cloying, watery and not too sweet.

    Will...
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    Re: Watermelon and Cucumber

    I just purchased Freshwater Cucumber (Bath & Bodyworks). It lasts all of 30 mins on me, but it is fresh, watery green cucumber. Absolutely lovely, I just wish it lasted longer! YUM!
  73. Re: L de Lolita Lempicka sillage and longevity

    I have the EDT... not so sure about sillage, but it lasts about 5 hours on me.
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    Re: Help with Cherry Blossom

    Great! Thanks loads, I have two promising (affordable) candidates now :)
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    Re: Addiction Spice Fire

    Ahhh, i remember this! I loved the Ginger one too! yummy!

    I'm not surprised the ladies like this, its a cheapie, but a goodie too!
  76. Re: What are your most nostalgic scents and why?

    These are nostalgic scents, some of which I own, but that doesnt mean I am mad about them!

    Poison - was always on my grandmothers dresser
    Opium - my mother's sig scent
    TBS White Musk - school...
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    Re: Warm, soft, suntan lotion scent

    Have to agree - this scent is gorgeous, it is both warm and beachy without being nausiating. In fact Ive just subjected my fella to a spritz of it, and men could totally pull this one off. Go try...
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    Re: Help with Cherry Blossom

    Many thanks all!

    I did look up the notes/names in the directory and have been reading about L'Octaine, some good reviews both here and other places!
    It is predominantly the cherry blossom note I...
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    Zesty help please!

    I am helping a pal with finding a new frag, and she currently likes/wears Light Blue, I Love Love and used to wear Liberty Fizz.

    I am going to try and get hold of a bottle of Liberty Fizz for her...
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    Help with Cherry Blossom

    Hi all,

    I want to buy a friend of mine a little bottle of something for Xmas.
    She adores the smell of cherry blossom!

    I don't want to go niche or toooo expensive.

    Now I havent ever tried...
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    Re: Guerlain Idylle

    I'm a bit late to this thread, but I just tried this today, and oh my goodness, I went back to the stand about three times just to check I still liked it (had used up all wrist/arm space on other...
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    Re: Do you spritz before bed?

    haha, Bronze Goddess for me....
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    Re: Juciest Scents

    Lolita Lempicka (original for women)
    Alien Liqueur de Parfum (not sure what exactly is making it juicey, but it just is!)
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    Re: Hypnotic Poison Rubis

    It certainly looks delicious doesn't it?
    I LOVE the original, not so keen on the elixir.... I wonder how this will compare!
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    Hypnotic Poison Rubis

    Not sure if this is out yet, but if it is, and for those who've sniffed it, does it smell different from the original? Or has Dior just given it a fancypants bottle in time for Xmas?
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    Re: Mugler Angel Liqueur! Anyone?

    I received my sample today. Now, I've only has it on for about half an hour, but in that time I am pleased to say that is doesn't (on me anyway) have the headache inducing wotnots in it that the...
  87. Re: Things that make you go : Wow, that smells like....

    I smell things that aren't perfumes, but wish they were.
    Like this evening, palmolive almond milk shower creme - damn that stuff smells good!
  88. Thread: By Night

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    By Night

    I sampled Christina's new frag, By Night. I wasn't totally bowled over by it, but there is a deliciously tangy note/s in there that made me keep on sniffing my wrist the entire day.

    Has anyone...
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    Re: Scented Erasers

    Ok, I will def have to sample both.... cheers guys!
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    Re: Scented Erasers

    Okey dokey!
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    Re: Scented Erasers

    Thanks Dimitri - I shall go check it out!
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    Scented Erasers

    For all you 80's kids..... no doubt scented erasers passed you by at some point! I am sure many of you used to collect tin and boxes of them, the more unusual the better!

    I'm after a frag which...
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    Re: New Lolita Lempicka Si Lolita

    Many thanks Twolf!
    I am a big fan of LL, so have high hopes for this one.
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    Si Lolita by Lolita Lempicka

    Has anyone had the opportunity to sample this yet?
    I am unable to find any coherent review online so far, but would love some opinions....

    Many thanks all!
    x
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    Re: Fragrantica -- bottles organized by color

    Many thanks!

    *wipes drool*
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    Re: Fragrantica -- bottles organized by color

    Oh dear... I am so late to this thread... Tang, these wallpapers are lush!
    Do you have a complete list of the names of all the purple bottles as Ive become quite obsessed at the prettiness of them...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 13 October

    Daim Blond!

    My first sniff actually...... enjoying it so far. Top notes are delicious!
    Reminds me of the smell of the inside of my mother's leather handbag, where she used to keep her lipstick...
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    Re: Perfumes that smell 'like'....

    I was about to create a post asking for a frag that smells like shea or cocoa butter - did a search and reaised I had already done it :/

    Has anyone any new suggestions?

    Shea Butter? Cocoa...
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    Re: Vanilla and Musk: Does it exist?

    +1 Kenzo Amour (if you like soft, creamy, rice puddingy musk)

    I wish they made this a little more deep and smokey, I'd snap it up in a shot!
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    Re: ... Smokey Vanille ...

    If you find a Kenzo Amour + smokiness, do let me know!
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