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    does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?, my girlfriend says thats all she smells and its too rosey for me

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    Does it have any rose in it?

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    Rose...? Um, not that I can tell.

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    haha rose? this stuff smells like dirt and orange peels to me.

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    No rose to my nose.
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    there are some flower note in it right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidBee456 View Post
    there are some flower note in it right?
    Supposedly it has bay rose and geranium....
    my nose only detects the grapefruit, Cedar an pepper....but then again I get no cat pee in Kouros so take my two cents with a grain of salt.

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    Quote Originally Posted by scentaddiction View Post
    Supposedly it has bay rose and geranium....
    my nose only detects the grapefruit, Cedar an pepper....but then again I get no cat pee in Kouros so take my two cents with a grain of salt.
    Your nose sounds right to me - on ALL accounts.
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    There must be some unusual smelling roses growing where you live!

    I don't get rose from TdH, nor any other distinct floral element. I do think it contains some floral notes, but they are deeply submerged in the overall blend. Perhaps there's a bit of geranium in there, which may evoke rose, but I think anyone would be hard pressed to pick it out.

    I don't know what your girlfriend is smelling, but she is smelling something that most of us do not!

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    Notes of Terre d'Hermès:

    Top note: Grapefruit, Orange, Flint

    Middle note: Pepper, Pink Peppercorns, Geranium Leaves, Patchouli
    Base note: Cedar, Vetiver, Benzoin [from parfyym.pri.ee]

    No rose. The geranium might simulate a rose note to some people. Geranium is often used to simulate or supplement rose notes in perfume. Scentaddiction's reference to "bay rose" is probably based on the French "baie rose," which means pink peppercorns; "rose" can mean rose in French, but it's also the word for pink and "baie rose" means only pink peppercorns.
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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    I can only suspect there may be some mistake. Do *you* distinctively smell rose in TDH? But not that it really matters right? If your GF finds it too rosy, then you will have to consider wearing something else when you are around her.
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    Sounds like your wife needs a "nose job", ha ha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Armor King View Post
    haha rose? this stuff smells like dirt and orange peels to me.
    I can't stand TDH on (my) skin, since I got panic with it's overdose of Iso E Super. An everlasting boring to death 'woody basenote' resembling a choking "uorks", ehm: "smoked bean curd", lekker! The initial smell is a fully loaded and forgotten waste can at the Mediterranean coastline in the summer heat. That very second You open it.

    On blotter it smells like compost, may be potting soil. It's rotting vegetable of all kinds. So why not rose?

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    Rose? To me it smells more like rotten orange..

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    Wasn't aware that it had any at all.
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    I smell no rose. Just a manly burning orange peel, it's brilliant! I love it because I find it dirty and earthy and orangey and burnty...

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    Quote Originally Posted by merry.waters View Post
    I can't stand TDH on (my) skin, since I got panic with it's overdose of Iso E Super. An everlasting boring to death 'woody basenote' resembling a choking "uorks", ehm: "smoked bean curd", lekker! The initial smell is a fully loaded and forgotten waste can at the Mediterranean coastline in the summer heat. That very second You open it.

    On blotter it smells like compost, may be potting soil. It's rotting vegetable of all kinds. So why not rose?
    You make it sound more delicious than it already is!
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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    You make it sound more delicious than it already is!
    I like to be fair. There are several fragrance around that have lots of potential. Comme Des Garcons #2 Men is an other one. Beside the American English Slang "No.2" is being crap literally - the iso E super ruins it. CDG2M resembles a campfire with burnt potatoes, the debris of it in the cloths the other day. Every guy should know this, great. But as with Terre D'Hermes it ends up after an hour or so in a monotone booooooooh of that iso stuff. And one can not wash it away, to bad.

    Maybe the odors in question need that hyper dimensional smoothing as if they were fixated in aspic to make them at least wearable. But that's a wrong direction, I'm afraid. Don't like to eat through pounds of gelatine in order to get my teeth on a gherkin either.

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    a thousand times no............
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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    Seems to me your lady has an issue over men wearing rose scents... What does she love on you anyway? AdG??

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidBee456 View Post
    does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?, my girlfriend says thats all she smells and its too rosey for me
    Did you punch her in the nose recently? I know they can get rowdy sometimes.

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    I think she's confusing it with the cannabis note.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merry.waters View Post
    I can't stand TDH on (my) skin, since I got panic with it's overdose of Iso E Super. An everlasting boring to death 'woody basenote' resembling a choking "uorks", ehm: "smoked bean curd", lekker! The initial smell is a fully loaded and forgotten waste can at the Mediterranean coastline in the summer heat. That very second You open it.

    On blotter it smells like compost, may be potting soil. It's rotting vegetable of all kinds. So why not rose?
    You know what's funny? After all this time, I thought the reason I hated TdH was the Iso E Super. In the end, it's something else, in combination with the Iso E Super that bothers me. I realized this when I wore Kyoto by CDG 4 days in a row without getting annoyed (and it's got almost as much Iso E Super as TdH!)

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    Are you sure it's a genuine bottle you have??
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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    No rose here.
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    "Baies Rose peppercorn" does not equal 'Rose"
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    Hmmm...I've never even thought of Terre'd D presuming such notes...:S...She may have a hidden talent...if she can snicker into the deepest notes :P

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    I'll be adding a bottle to my rotation soon .
    Its Flint note is unique , anyone know much about it ?

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    Default Re: does terre de hermes have too much rose in it?

    no rose in that scent, must be some kind of mistake

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    Contrary to the consensus here, I smell a LOT of rose in it. Rose + (Dirt, orange peel and gunflint). If it weren't for the dirt and gunflint, this would easily have been a female fragrance or unisex at best.

    But I DO smell a lot of rose in it. If I remember it right, the rose note in this one was called as "Bay Rose" or something like that.

    Overall, it's an excellent fragrance.
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