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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme I

    I'm interested!
  2. Thread: pure vetiver

    by maw808
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    Re: pure vetiver

    Vetiver essential oil is actually not monochromatic at all. It's among the most complex EOs--if not the most complex--with at least 50 different components. What does this mean to a nose? When...
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    Re: Which Brand of Soap Do You Use?

    Pele's Bath. Exclusively.
  4. Re: Collection is growing... (looking for a vetiver fragrance)

    Actually, the Vetiver in Encre Noir--at least in the bottle I bought--is "Vetiver Bourbon," from the Bourbon Islands, aka Reunion. Its linear characteristic is a tobacco note that I don't personally...
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    Re: encre noire and vetiver questions ....

    Alrighty, then. Here are my two cents' worth. Encre Noire, Vetiver Bourbon, and recent bottles of Chanel's Sycomore feature Reunion (Bourbon) Vetiver, which contributes an entirely different...
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    Re: Vetiver Extraordinaire = Encre Noir?

    Encre Noir posses a vetiver bourbon note that I don't particularly like. On the other hand, fragrances like Chanel's Sycomore and Givenchy Vetiver smell like Vetiver roots following harvest, rich,...
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    Re: Would I like Encre Noire if, I

    I suspect that you will not like the Vetiver Bourbon note featured in Encre Noir, and typically lacking in other Vetiver or Vetiver-based fragrances. It's VERY insistent.
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    Re: A gift for my youthful 48yo father

    As a Vetiver afficianado, I'm going waaaaaay out on a limb with this recommendation, but here goes: Unscripted by Avon. Just released, this EDT features a pleasant, eminently wearable blend of...
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    Re: Ladies, how do you feel about Vetiver

    I LOVE Vetiver! Even as the owner of the only Vetiver farm in Hawaii, I can't get enough of its fragrance! When we harvest a row of this remarkable plant, the aroma suffuses the field. I marvel at...
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    Re: Classic "pure" vetiver?

    As a Vetiver farmer and Vetiver fragrance afficionado, I believe that Chanel's Sycomore may be the truest "vetiver" fragrance I've tried, that is, the compelling fragrance of Vetiver as it's...
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