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    I often enjoy a powdery base and hear lots of members talking about powdery notes. I was wondering what notes actual contribute to "powderiness." When I think of powder notes like vanilla, moss, oakmoss, leather, and dark flowers come to mind. Any others?

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    I think that combinations of the following could result in a baby-powder like accord: Iris, Musc, Amber, Tonka, Vanilla
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    In addition to the notes already mentioned, Oakmoss can be powdery also. There are also some synthetic musks that have a soapy/powdery quality about them.

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    A thread on this had quite a few good responses a while back. Here's the link:

    http://community.basenotes.net/showt...is#post1272394
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    Iris is the most obvious, but I also think you can add rose, sandalwood, and violet. Incense can also come off as powdery.
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