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    Re: En Avion to Nowhere

    Wow... thanks for that info on Rouge Automatique#160 Bal de Mai , le mouchoir de monsieur,
    http://www.basenotes.net/vbimages/statusicon/user-online.png preeciate it
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    Re: En Avion to Nowhere

    Whew! glad I don't have to take this to the dr's office tomorrow- I got it opened! I broke down and had my husb. try it. He said it needs pliers. Why didn't I think of that! The nose pliers...
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    Re: En Avion to Nowhere

    ok...got the rubber glove on... counter clockwise?
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    Re: En Avion to Nowhere

    le mouchoir de monsieur
    http://www.basenotes.net/vbimages/statusicon/user-online.png http://www.basenotes.net/images/small/icons/Undisclosed.gif
    Thanks for the tip on this...
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    Re: En Avion to Nowhere

    Kumquat's quote above
    My experience with this: I tried vintage tabac blond/or it was from France and loved that motor oil smell. Bought Tabac Blond from New York and there wasn't that specific...
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    Re: En Avion to Nowhere

    thank you Larimar, its not working although, I'll try again after a while and if I can't get it, I'll take it to my doctor's app tomorrow and see if the people in the waiting room will give it a...
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    Re: En Avion to Nowhere

    What a relevant thread since I am wearing En Avion right now from a sample Diane sent me when the Nuit de Noel came (Kumkuat- your vintage box and bottle is gorgeous). Love this En Avion- it's...
  8. Re: I am looking for some really good lavender perfume.

    I love lavender too. If you got some ambergris, Lucas Turin says to spray it over your perfume and the perfume last longer. he used lavender as an example.
  9. Re: I am looking for some really good lavender perfume.

    I like the "lavender tea" from CB i hate perfume. It's an oil and I have a little 2 ml spray from the Posh pheasant.
  10. Re: Most worn in March and in the First Quarter of 2011?

    Hey guess what? I found the last Cabachard 3 ounces edp in the glass case at ross's for 13.00 on sale. I was very surprised. THey sales man took it up to the counter and said it would be waiting...
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    Re: Scents with great sillage/longevity??

    La Marc Pour Elle from Andy Tauer is long lasting and spicy. Spray on cotton clothing and any perfume will go a long way.
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    Re: Mailed! 5 Lilac Fragrances to Sample

    sorry I missed this, but 30 roses- what a neat thing to do! I'm hooked on lily and spice/from Penaholigans.
  13. Yes, they picked 3 winners. I just got an email...

    Yes, they picked 3 winners. I just got an email explaining how they chose their three (I was not one of them, but no surprise- I have an untrained nose) and I hope they put up an article on here...
  14. Re: Best sea salt / oceanic salty fragrances for men?

    Trade Winds by essentially me line seems like being on an ocean.
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    Re: I want baby powder in a liquid

    And where did I read that baby powder is rose/vanilla/______? forgot the third note that makes up baby powder scent.
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    Re: I want baby powder in a liquid

    for 240 (100 ml) you get powder! Soavissima by Profumum! I tried a sample last year and I loved loved loved it. I just didn't have 240.00 at the time. Wish they'd put em in 50 ml bottles ...
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    Re: Estee Lauder Knowing

    A while back I hugged a friend goodbye and I just had to ask- what's that perfume you got on? Estee Lauder's Knowing! I looked it up right away online, never took notice of it before then.
  18. Re: Do people stop smelling their own scent after a while?

    When all the rooms in our home smell fresh and clean, it helps us enjoy our perfume more! About a month ago I insisted that my husb. take the clothing of his chair in the bedroom and put it all in...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday October 11, 2010

    Une Rose Chyprée by andy tauer. It's like wearing fragrant roses
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    I just received an email telling me I was picked as one of the 25 who get the 10 1 ml samples in the mail. What a surprise.
  21. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 ★★★ AMBER

    thank you Teardrop. I looked this up on lucky scent- Ambra Nera by Farmacia SS and I'm very interested in it. Thank you for trying it out. I like the fact that it gets powdery. I love Powder...
  22. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 ★★★ AMBER

    Getting here a day late, but I love this thread. All's I have is Patchouli leaves (montale) that fits the amber bill, unless vintage L"origin (coty) does. Does it? I just couldn't wear Patchouli...
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    Re: Scent for my daughter, turning 13 next month...

    At 16 I wanted my daughter to have her own perfume and she wanted Black Cashmere by Donna Karen. I was surprised, but she only had my samples to learn anything about perfume, so she chose that one! ...
  24. An experience of a lifetime! I hope the winner...

    An experience of a lifetime! I hope the winner gives a detailed description of each scent. Wish there was a 3rd, 4th and 5th prize too.
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    Re: Fragrances for Fall.

    teardrop- thanks for letting me know, longevity.

    I can see from all your lists that there are so many more to try! Sometimes are noses need a break from all the strong stuff, but I love the...
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    Re: Mona di Orio Perfumes

    thanks everyone for letting me know about these scents. Lucky scent only has 3 of them.
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    Re: Fragrances for Fall.

    kewart- I'll have to look that one up : Sienne L'Hiver by Duchaufour. I just now read the reviews on Lucky scent. Some said on the review that it didn't stay on them long (is the word for that:...
  28. Thread: Parfum Sacre

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    Re: Parfum Sacre

    BayKat- What a coincidence. Yesterday morning when you posted, I was putting in my purse a little white box sample of Perfume Sacre to take out of town for the day. I knew I'd like to wear it...
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    Re: Unisex frags?! Marketed for women but unisex?

    Oh rats, I meant to put down L'AIR DU DÉSERT MAROCAIN instead of Lonestar.
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    Re: Unisex frags?! Marketed for women but unisex?

    you talking about the newer version or the genuine Jicky extrait? I always wanted to try it. Can't find it, but Lonestar Memories by Andy Tauer is nice on a woman if you like strong smells. It's...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday the 29th of June

    L'Air du desert marocain . andy tauer


    It reminds me of Montale Patchouli leaves, Cabochard, and Tabac blond from paris. I really like this stuff!
  32. Re: What Would It Take to Fix the Fragrance Industry?

    Only thing we can do is buy niche and good quality perfumes which my be Mr Bon's 2nd option - re educate us- the consumers.
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    Re: Are You a Hoarder?

    Listen, we are all going to die. Lets think of hoarding perfume to the likes of leaving it for friends and loved ones. You can include exact bottles in your will to those you wish to enrich ...
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    Re: Synchronized Friday - Again?!

    I can do chanel 5 or shilmar.
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    Re: Favorite fragranced bath soaps?

    Forgot to tell you what the white stuff is on the outside of the soap. It's salt. oh oh, looks like the "soap cut jpg" didn't show, you have to click on it.
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    Re: Favorite fragranced bath soaps?

    this soap thread might be old, but I have to tell you-http://www.sweetpetula.com/ Sweet petula soaps are my favorite.
    You want to get good soap? This particular one isn't scented, but you'll...
  37. Re: Making tinctures from flowers and plants - What alcohol to use?

    a long time ago, didn't they seep the flowers in oil before they even used alcholol? Lavender buds in olive oil is my base for salve.
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    Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    I was waiting for someone to tell you about Dulcis in fundo by Profumio. It's expensive, but oh so rich and cookie like with vanilla. Did someone mention that one on this thread? I missed it if...
  39. Re: LEATHER DRIVING GLOVES - custom tailored / large sizes ????

    Did you find any? I love driving gloves... love gloves period. I love the 50's style of dress which did include lots of ladies gloves.... I lost a pari of leather gloves a few months ago while going...
  40. Re: The aromatherapy qualities in perfumes and their effects on us

    Doc Elly--- I like your blog.
  41. Re: The aromatherapy qualities in perfumes and their effects on us

    Now you got me wanting an oil lavender perfume with all this discussion!
  42. Thread: Perfume Stories

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    Re: Perfume Stories

    I was in traffic court this last April and sitting in the front row (closest to the judge). As I was waiting while the others were summoned in front of the judge, I thought I'd take a quick sniff of...
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    Re: Vintage Jardins de Bagatelle?

    I have a 50 ml bottle on swap page. Bottle top is different, but the writing is the same. Mine must be around 83 too.
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    Re: SotD - Monday the 21th of June

    amoureuse by delRae but how do you pronouce it? Looked it up... can't find it in the dictionary I was in. Was looking for an audio clip of the word. Is it Ama ris?
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    Re: My 'Skin Scent Type' Consultation -Very Fun!

    I think you can buy that Formula X spray and do it yourself, although we don't know what to do next and which smells go with what types of perfumes. Thank you Baykat. Enjoyed hearing of your...
  46. Thread: Oil or Vaseline?

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    Re: Oil or Vaseline?

    Yes Actiasluna! I have an un-refined coconut oil from Mountain rose herbs that I add to the olive oil salve I make.

    And another thing is this: put olive oil in your bath water, especially if...
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    Re: Reference Tuberose?

    I have that big and loud L" Artisian Tuberuse that I just crave sometimes, but when I had the money to buy it, I really wanted the MPG Tuberose which was out of stock at Lucky scent. I don't...
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    Re: I don't want to smell like a mushroom!

    mushrooms are a fungus and cancer is a fungus too. Got that from that Cancer doctor from Rome who is on U-tube. Didn't even know there were mushroom notes in perfume. What an eye opener.
  49. Thread: Smitten

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    Re: Smitten

    Thanks to him I spray perfume up the sleeve of my sweater since he mentioned to do that when he and his wife were on the Today show about a year ago. He's like a teacher figure for me. You know,...
  50. Re: Have you found you have a predeliction towards certain NOSES?

    I like Sheldrake too, although the Datur Noir was so new and different for me and compelling that I had to have it, but now that I have owned it for a year, it's not so magnificent as it was in the...
  51. Thread: Lilac Scents

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    Re: Lilac Scents

    Lilac, Lily and violet scents all use one or more of the same chemicals. I read that... maybe it was on 1000 fragrances. Interesting isn't it? Even though this one is green lily of the valley ...
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    Re: The future of Basenotes

    I agree. I'd like to pay for a subscription, but not if I have to remember when money is taken out of my paypal. I can't keep track of it. What'd you say? Maybe there's a solution. EliZA
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    Quarry- I just read your description of "her...

    Quarry- I just read your description of "her purse". It's coincidental that I'm putting stuff into a new purse this hour from an old one today. The new handbag is a camel skin purse from Iraq,...
  54. Re: BNer does Sonoma Scent Studio overview (9:57-min VIDEO)

    my goodness, the Fireside Intense I just couldn't like. I'm very happy to report to you that someone bought it from me. The Tabac Aurua is something I spray on about once a month and it seems to...
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    Re: Anyone Tried Tokyo Milk??

    I have a little bar of soap of theirs, has a birds nest and an egg on it. Haven't tried it yet.
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    Re: What Fragrances Have You Thrown in the Bin?

    This patchouil leaves wasn't what I thought it was although I tested it last year and loved that book page vanilla it had in it. Now I own it. I wish lucky scent had a return policy. I got 3 whole...
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    Re: Sample Of The Day - February 2010

    Fille en Aiguilles, www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.6619.jpg I sure thought there was cherry syrup or cherry herring in there. I love that thick smelling evergreen/cherry smell although if...
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    Re: Has Marc stopped doing reviews on YouTube?

    any women reviewing perfume on U tube?
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    Re: Perfume Reviews of Favorite scents

    Just trying to figure out how to reply with the quote thing.
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    Re: Perfume Reviews of Favorite scents

    couldn't have said it better
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    Re: What do you carry with you?

    I was "stranded " with just a few samples in a hotel last week as I traveled out of town to take someone to Spokane for surgery. the patient had to unexpectedly stay overnight, so down the street I...
  62. Thread: Bandit musings

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    Re: Bandit musings

    I love Bandit too (edp) and every time I wear it, I wonder what does the vintage smell like? There's something sweet and bubble gum smelling in there... what is it?
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    Re: Scents that make you behave differently

    So true....Wearing Gres's Cabochard around town as I went on errands made me feel so different than the lily perfumes I love. As I got in my car by the post office I remember thinking that...
  64. Re: Elderly perfumes, can you still smell the original intent?

    Thanks for all the advice!
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    Re: Best place to buy Oud from Al Haramain

    In a few weeks I'll be getting some Oud from Iraq.
  66. Re: Does your dog/cat act differently when you wear a certain scent?

    funny story about Guerlain's aqua allegoria herba fresca- Our big white siamese cat Nick really liked this one! He came up and sat on my lap and looked so content as he breathed in the fumes of...
  67. I'm interested in this one. The only thing I got...

    I'm interested in this one. The only thing I got from that website was the ambergris a year ago and why in the world did I get that one? There are so many other intriguing ones to try from there.
  68. Thread: Shalimar EDP.

    by Eliza
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    Re: Shalimar EDP.

    I get a lot of cinnamon in the vintage edt Shalimar which was a disappointment to me since I didn't realize all these differences in the strengths of Shalimar when I bought it.
  69. Thread: Shalimar EDP.

    by Eliza
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    Re: Shalimar EDP.

    Been trying to get a shalimar EDP on Ebay all winter, but I get out bid. How much should you pay per ml? That's how I figure out how much to bid. Should I go $3.00 a ml. ? 6.00 a ml? Some...
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    Re: Today I sampled...January 2010

    Sorry that your quote, Evangeline, (first paragraph) didn't come out as a quote. How do you do that anyway?
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    Re: Today I sampled...January 2010

    Vecchi Rossetti by Hilde Soliani - I don't understand this. I really expected something beautiful and lush, epic even. I got some light dusty lemons...maybe a flower? It wasn't bad as much as it was...
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 January

    I just sprayed on some Les Nereides Opoponax to get the look of that person out of my mind.
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 January

    I think that man looks like a werewolf and I wouldn't try that scent just because of his mean look on his face.
  74. Re: What was your favourite personal fragrance 'find' of 2009?

    Oh, I just tried that on new Years Day and I've been lily crazed lately, I appreciate it too! It's so lovely. I am on the look out for a bottle. Glad to know someone else loves it too.
  75. Re: What was your favourite personal fragrance 'find' of 2009?

    I discovered tabac blond in 09. There are so many that I haven't tried yet.... what will 2010 bring I wonder?
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    Re: Lavender in Habit Rouge and (?) Shalimar

    I had some habit Rouge on this morning and didn't smell lavender, but now I'll be looking for it. I wear the EDT strength. I just love that stuff. Why is it so amazing?
  77. Re: Is My Fragrance Real?, or Just Sort of Real? Do You Really Get What You Pay For?

    I put the lavender buds and coconut unrefined oil (from Mt rose herbs) in my vita mix and strain it for salve. That lavender is just great and natural.
  78. Re: Is My Fragrance Real?, or Just Sort of Real? Do You Really Get What You Pay For?

    Thank goodness for the internet so we can get better educated on what we wear scent wise. I just bought some lemon balm seeds from bakers creek Heirloom seeds today in the hopes of having something...
  79. Thread: Organza??????.

    by Eliza
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    Re: Organza??????.

    oh, you been to Copenhagen? Wow, I've just seen pictures online of it. Why do you have that scary spider on your avatar?
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    Re: Shalimar?!? male/female

    I have been appreciating it this last year. Was my moms scent. Have you noticed that on Ebay the price has been climbimb up there this last year on Shalimar edp bottles?
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    Re: Old Spice for Women ?

    I have Les Nereides Imperial Opoponax and ever since you mentioned that on an earlier post somewhere... I think of Old Spice whenever I wear it. Yes, it does smell somewhat like old spice, yet it...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 20 December

    Sables and pearls by Saravel. . got it on ebay last year and I think there are lillys in there. Anyone know what else is in there? It came out in 1935 from what I've found online, but there's...
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    Re: Cheap and Chic! DRUGSTORE FRAGS

    I like Tabu, but it has to be vintage. When I see it in Rite Aide at Christmas time- I always contemplate buying it before I recall 2 years ago when I sprayed on the tester at Walmart and it sure...
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    Re: Classy Old Spice Alternative

    Oh really? That's neat to know. One of my favorites- Imperial Opoponax by Les Nerides smells like Old Spice? I think that's neat because I do love the Old Spice smell. I'll think if Old Spice now...
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    Re: Most worn in October

    Imperial Opoponax ! by Les Nereides
    Tabac blond! Caron
    Tabac Aura! Sonona Scent Studio
  86. Re: Buy one Yearly Supporting Membership - get one free for a friend!

    Yes, 30 roses, but I think it gets automatically taken out of pay pal after that first year unless you cancel it and I'm always forgetting things like that. I'd like to pay with a money order, but...
  87. Re: Buy one Yearly Supporting Membership - get one free for a friend!

    hi can someone nominate me for a free membership? I want to pay, but I don't have a pay pal account yet, secondly, when you have a membership, it automatically takes out a fee on a monthly basis and...
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    Re: The charisma of violet

    I thought Vecchi Rossetti by Hilda Soliani had violets in it. I loved that little sample.
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    Re: How do you organize your bottles?

    Oh my goodness, I learn so much on some of these threads... thanks everyone!
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    Re: Hilde Soliani Fragrances

    Vecchi Rossetti . I used up my sample of this and I just plain like it!! Tried it 4 times (from the sample vial) and it was different each time. One time it was lipstick and powder, another time...
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    Re: Your "truest" tobacco fragrance

    I just love this thread about tobacco. Thanks for all these suggestions
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    Re: Your "truest" tobacco fragrance

    This is for James 47- (I pressed the wrong icon ,so your message isn't in here..) I can't find Cigar Africondo when I google it. Who makes it?? Where do you get it? I just want a sample. If...
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    Re: "Old Lady" Perfume (not what you might think.)

    Well said! Especially the part about all of us in the Unitied States not getting the hard to get Guerlains and others.
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    Re: Lily of the Valley - Muguet des Bois

    You got me interested in Sunwater Lancaster. Here's the description from fragrantica.com :

    Sunwater by Lancaster is a floral green fragrance for women. Sunwater was launched in 1997. Top notes...
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    Re: Is the Santa Maria Novella history genuine?

    Thanks for directing me to this great video on the Santa Maria Novella history. The rich history, the soap making process, ..perfume bottles. Now I just need to get some of the darkest bath oil I...
  96. Re: D&L co - Absinthe candle + pics, light, but beautiful....

    Paula, love those photos of your cat Ruby! I bookmarked that candle website too.
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    Re: June 2009 ~ Purchases

    L"artisan's Tuberose. I realize now that these tuberose perfumes are for me. I remember 1 and 2 yrs ago reading perfume ingredients and not knowing what "tuberose" was. Don't you love knowing...
  98. Thread: Chanel Perfumes

    by Eliza
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    Re: Chanel Perfumes

    In my 20's I loved Cocoa. I think they changed the formula. Husband bought me some for 49.00 last year and I didn't want it, but didn't dare hint it to him. It's full, edp. oh well.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 24 June

    I put on some tobacco oil blend from someone on E-bay that is no longer there. It was inexpensive, a dram's worth. Strongest stuff I ever wore! I wear it once every other month.
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    Re: Lily of the Valley - Muguet des Bois

    One more thing- I tried Hyde Park oil from Possets oils and that one is a salty lilac one, a kin to LOTV. Anyone ever tried it? It was something worth trying although a little light for my...
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