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    Default What is in my fake Royal Water?

    Recently purchased a 4 oz Royal Water on eBay---won the auction for less than $35. The bottle is nice, but predictably, not authentic.

    HOWEVER, I really, truly like the scent inside. It is soft, sweet, and lemony, with a hint of musc. It does not seem to evolve considerably, but has terrific sillage and longevity. I'm lying here in bed ~16 hours after application, and I still smell it where it was sprayed.

    I'm sure this is a cheaper, popular fragrance decanted into a fake Creed bottle---but which popular lemony fragrance could it be?

    After reading the reviews of Royal Water here, and after being promised a condition-free refund from the eBay seller, I am very happy to have acquired this one
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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    May be they just make their own fragrance

    Royal Water is one of my favourite actually. It smells divine . The real thing that is.
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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    Just want to report that 24 hours after initial application, the scent is still there, as a soft, quiet musc.
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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    How do you know it is fake?
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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    Sounds like Chanel Pour Homme

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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    Quote Originally Posted by hirch_duckfinder View Post
    How do you know it is fake?
    1) No lot number,
    2) metal around the top of the bottle instead of white plastic,
    3) 32 bucks for 4 oz at auction,
    4) distorted image of james creed in the literature,
    5) the fact that the scent does not sound like that described on basenotes and on fragrantica, especially with respect to development.
    6) finally, the seller offered me an unconditional refund when i raised the issue with him. he seemed to know.
    Looking for Hermessence Ambre Narguile and for TFPB Moss Breches (50ml bottle), willing to pay in cashdollars. PM me!

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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    Quote Originally Posted by adonis View Post
    Sounds like Chanel Pour Homme
    Hmm, something that costs 60USD/1.7 ounces seems pretty cost inefficient for a fake though...
    Looking for Hermessence Ambre Narguile and for TFPB Moss Breches (50ml bottle), willing to pay in cashdollars. PM me!

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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    would you like to post some photos of that ? Royal Water isnt popular enough to be faked.
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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    I would say you are taking a chance with fakes you do not know what they put in it.

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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    Sounds like you have a lemon citrus scent called, Royal Water by Creed.

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    Default Re: What is in my fake Royal Water?

    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzlepuff View Post
    Sounds like you have a lemon citrus scent called, Royal Water by Creed.
    Lol. I was going to say, what he's describing sounds remarkably close to what Royal Water actually is.
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