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    Default C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

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    Default Re: C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

    The second and third pages might be helpful

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    Default Re: C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

    Cool, thanks!

    Man, La Myrrhe is so hard to put my finger on. I can't tell if it's nauseating or if I love it. It's really fragile in that if conditions aren't right it'll give me a bit of a headache/nausea, but it's a really nice blend of spices and Myrrh,

    It's very Christmasy though, don't you find? Great for a not too cold, and snowy winter day.
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    Default Re: C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

    Quote Originally Posted by GAIVS IVLIVS CAESAR View Post
    Cool, thanks!

    Man, La Myrrhe is so hard to put my finger on. I can't tell if it's nauseating or if I love it. It's really fragile in that if conditions aren't right it'll give me a bit of a headache/nausea, but it's a really nice blend of spices and Myrrh,

    It's very Christmasy though, don't you find? Great for a not too clod, and snowy winter day.
    I tried La Myrrhe a few months ago and felt very much the same way. However, the drydown is very similar to Bois d'Argent so I probably won't bother testing it again.

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    Default Re: C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

    I smelled on the paper strips The Mythical Fragrances of Givenchy when I was in London

    Le De and Vetyver were the best

    Le De reminded me Une Fleur de Cassie. Le De and Une Fleur de Cassie smell like "choked" florals.
    "PLAIN LIVING, HIGH THINKING" O.W., De Profundis
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    Default Re: C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

    Quote Originally Posted by NEoTY26 View Post
    The second and third pages might be helpful
    Don't be lazy...look for them.

    I "liked" 2 Man, but I don't think I see the groundbreaking things that he sees.

    I really like La Myrrhe, but I find it very summery. I guess I associate aldehydes with warmer weather.

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    Default Re: C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

    Quote Originally Posted by sofresh View Post
    Don't be lazy...look for them.
    you didn't catch the links on "second" and "third" in my post

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    Default Re: C. Burr on La Myrrhe, le De, CdG 2 Man

    I have not smelled La Myrrhe (it's just one of those Serge's that I've never gotten around to...you know how it is) or Le De - however I think CdG2Man is amazing and it blew me away the first time I smelled it. I seem to think this is a much more 'smoke' prominent scent than a franckincense prominent one, but then again it's been a while since I've smelled it. I think if it didn't remind me so much of Idole, I would probably own it by now.

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