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    Default What scent(s) makes you keep sniffing yourself?

    Every once in a while I wear/try a scent that is so unique or good that I find myself smelling my wrist or arm over and over just to get more of it. What scents have done this to you?

    The first ones I can think of are Costume National's Scent Intense, Gendarme Sky the The Different Co's Sel de Vetivier... I'm still not sure I like the last 2 but found myself continually smelling where i sprayed the test shot.

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    All of them!
    ~Mark~

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    Two recently for me that I couldn't stop sniffing from a sample and had to purchase full bottles of, were Frapin L'Humaniste and i Profumi di Firenze Limone di Sicilia.

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    Surprisingly, the last one that did it for me (keep in mind that I have many, many top-notch frags) was Dunhill for Men (Brown, 2003). Wasn't expecting that one.

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    Most of the ones in my wardbrobe.

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    a whole lot of 'em

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    The fragrances which spring to mind which keep me sniffing are YSL Rive Gauche Homme - there's something about this which I love - very nostalgic and clean smelling in a barbershop kind of way! Another is Dior Eau Noire - initially spicy and rich - if you like Indian cuisine this will make your mouth water! Finally, Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur - always keeps me sniffing - it smells so opulent and dandy-fied. I think somehow that the slight dirtyness of the civet is what makes it moreish - weird eh?

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    A lot of them...that's why I bought them!

    Tops- Vintage Tabarome, Versace L'Homme

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    Chergui, Ambre Sultan, Feminite Du Bois (Shiseido version), and most recently L'Ombre Fauve and Felanilla have been most guilty of making me look like I am uncomfortably trying to check on whether my BO stinks in public. They have such a wonderful progression from head to toe, that I find myself highly interested in their development on my skin.
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    Default Re: What scent(s) makes you keep sniffing yourself?

    Quote Originally Posted by scentsitivity View Post
    Most of the ones in my wardbrobe.
    +1 That's why they are in the wardrobe.

    Of those not in my wardrobe, recent ones incl. Tubereuse Capriceuse and Tubereuse Animale from Histoires de Parfums, and Chanel Sycamore.

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    Lots in my wardrobe. Today's it's Guerlain Heritage EdP, and yes, I'm loving the scent five hours later. Great stuff. Chergui is hard to stop sniffing. SL Ambre Sultan -- actually, that one gets much better after it's been on for a while. But really, just about anything I'd spend money on is worth sniffing several times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcologneguy View Post
    Chergui is hard to stop sniffing. SL Ambre Sultan -- actually, that one gets much better after it's been on for a while.
    I n d e e d! I find that once the prickly and heavily spiced top of the Sultan starts to blow away, the dry-down is such a lovely and unique one, that also lasts and lasts and lasts....

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    Just like scensitivity, almost everything or everything in my wardrobe.

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    Just like most of you, all of them, but I *adore* the scent of Back to Black...so lush as a gourmand! It's like nose candy.
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    L'Air du Desert Marocain by Tauer...though I'm still on the fence with it. I wore 3 sprays Saturday and it almost gagged me. It's sneaky strong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derbyman View Post
    Another is Dior Eau Noire - initially spicy and rich - if you like Indian cuisine this will make your mouth water!
    +1000!
    TOP 10
    1. Eau Noire Cologne by Christian Dior
    2. Lumière Noire pour Homme by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
    3. New Haarlem by Bond No. 9
    4. Chergui by Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido
    5. Francois Charles by Rance 1795
    6. Puro Intense by Nejma
    7. Usiku by Jo Wood Organics
    8. New York by Parfums de Nicolai
    9. Dia For Men by Amouage
    10. Silver Mountain Water by Creed

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcologneguy View Post
    Chergui is hard to stop sniffing.
    Once again, +1000 on this one too!
    TOP 10
    1. Eau Noire Cologne by Christian Dior
    2. Lumière Noire pour Homme by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
    3. New Haarlem by Bond No. 9
    4. Chergui by Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido
    5. Francois Charles by Rance 1795
    6. Puro Intense by Nejma
    7. Usiku by Jo Wood Organics
    8. New York by Parfums de Nicolai
    9. Dia For Men by Amouage
    10. Silver Mountain Water by Creed

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    Quote Originally Posted by scentsitivity View Post
    Most of the ones in my wardbrobe.
    ^^^ this.
    That's usually my indication that it's FB worthy
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    Amouage Lyric man and Czech & Speake Oxford & Cambridge, Creed MI too

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    I return time and time and time again to Hammam Bouquet whenever I wear it. God, I love that fragrance.
    In a world where people smell bad, it is the personal responsibility of every Basenoter to improve the world one SotD at a time...

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    Default Re: What scent(s) makes you keep sniffing yourself?

    Quote Originally Posted by markb View Post
    All of them!
    Yeah, but especially;

    Hypnotic Poison
    Dolce Vita
    Dior Homme Intense

    Sun Moon Stars (no need actually, the sillage is a killer)
    Égoïste

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derbyman View Post
    The fragrances which spring to mind which keep me sniffing are YSL Rive Gauche Homme - there's something about this which I love - very nostalgic and clean smelling in a barbershop kind of way! Another is Dior Eau Noire - initially spicy and rich - if you like Indian cuisine this will make your mouth water! Finally, Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur - always keeps me sniffing - it smells so opulent and dandy-fied. I think somehow that the slight dirtyness of the civet is what makes it moreish - weird eh?
    Dior Eau Noire might be my number one in this category. It's simply mind-blowing, and it's not even something that I have any desire to own, I just have to keep convincing myself over and over again that something that has a distinctly spicy curry note could possibly smell so beautiful.
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    Quote Originally Posted by markb View Post
    All of them!
    +1

    And I follow up with the thought "Damn, I smell good"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spray View Post
    +1

    And I follow up with the thought "Damn, I smell good"
    That's the way I like to think when I leave the house for work in the morning. Looking immaculate and smelling right.
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    All of the oriental frags in my 'drobe. Especially Opium pour homme Eau d'Orient.
    Snarky is as snarky does.

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    Montale Aoud Forest

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Just like scensitivity, almost everything or everything in my wardrobe.
    +1.

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    Yves Saint Laurent Opium Pour Homme
    Chanel Allure
    Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt

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    Quote Originally Posted by blas View Post
    Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt
    Was just about to say....

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    Another vote for Chergui....but I also accidentally layered DZING! with some white floral fume once and it was Divine, with a capital D!

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    If I don't keep sniffing it, it does not stay in my wardrobe. (Prada Infusion d'Iris is at risk of being put on my sale thread, as is Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diamondflame View Post
    Of those not in my wardrobe, recent ones incl. Tubereuse Capriceuse and Tubereuse Animale from Histoires de Parfums, and Chanel Sycamore.
    Ooh... Sycomore is amazingly sniffable... I do believe I've worn it in the afternoon every day for the past several weeks, since I splurged on a FB!
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    Mitsouko, Habanita, Timbuktu, and Feminite du Bois.
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    All the scents which, even with seriously heavy application, tend to be sillageless.
    From my wardrobe, Selection Verte, Sisley Eau De Campagne, Hermes D'Orange Verte, and to a lesser extent, Erolfa.

    I tend to put scents on very heavily, so most of the time I can smell the scent without changing posture lol.

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    Yves Saint Laurent's rive gauche.

    It smells classy, old, synthetic, and luxurious all at once.

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    tom ford oud wood!

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    Default Re: What scent(s) makes you keep sniffing yourself?

    Quote Originally Posted by actiasluna View Post
    If I don't keep sniffing it, it does not stay in my wardrobe....
    These words were already in my head before i got to this post!
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

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    Tauer L'air

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    Git

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spray View Post
    +1

    And I follow up with the thought "Damn, I smell good"
    YES you do!

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