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View Poll Results: Dior Homme Intense or L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

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  • Dior Homme Intense

    59 52.68%
  • L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    48 42.86%
  • Neither Float My Boat

    5 4.46%
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  1. #1

    Default Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    My thought behind this one as I've seen these two compared a LOT, including a thread, but I did not see a vote on it. Just curious what basenoters think...
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman

  2. #2

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    It all depends... how do you like your cocoa? Dry and powdery or wet and spicy? Both are sweet...
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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

  4. #4

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I like both but prefer L'Instant Extreme, since it's more masculine and its cocoa-tonka bean dry down is just heavenly that when I get whiffs of it, I stop whatever I'm doing and tell myself, "Mmmmm... Someone smells goooood... Oh, wait that's me."

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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Dior Homme Intense is the far superior fragrance.
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  6. #6

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Dior Homme Intense

  7. #7

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Hmmm, I'm looking forward to the outcome of this poll. I'm very interested in both these fragrances and I'll definitely be picking up one or the other for the fall/winter.
    Last edited by Merci; 26th April 2011 at 03:02 AM.

  8. #8

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I love DH intense, though it's surprisingly unintense with the sillage and longevity for me. However, I just bought a L'instant X decant, so we'll see how that compares.
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman

  9. #9

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme
    Yep

  10. #10

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Dior Homme Intense is the far superior fragrance.
    I strongly dissagree. DHI is boring as hell compared to L'Instant Extreme, IMO.

  11. #11

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    My vote for the missing option both !

  12. #12

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Yeah.... what if both float your boat?
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  13. #13

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by easyfish View Post
    My vote for the missing option both !
    Good point. I guess I was trying to war the two. However, I got my LIDGE decant in three days ago, and have been wearing it since, just bought a bottle...so both should have been an option
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman

  14. #14

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by easyfish View Post
    My vote for the missing option both !
    + 1

    Both are amazing!!

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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Just look at my display pic <----------

    DHI hands down.

  16. #16

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I can't wait to try these, even as much as I disliked Dior Homme.

  17. #17

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I have recently just purchased L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme and its fantastic it really takes you on a fragrance journey. It opens with a warm freshness with citrus and coco then you get the florals with the coco. After a few hours you notice the woods with the heavenly coco then the dry downdown is yes you have guessed it a divine powdery coco.lol (how many times have I mentioned coco). Finally the basenotes are a sweet vanille musk which at this stage stays close to the skin.

    I get 12 hours out of this fragrance and I love every minute of it and would pay double the price for this scent. It feels like a niche fragrance to me.

  18. #18

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Cannot make a call here. Love 'em both but for different applications.

    Would say for day wear I prefer L'IdGE but night wear DHI.

  19. #19

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    L'Instant Extreme


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  20. #20

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Both are good... hard to pick one over the other truthfully! I would say DHI for me right now, but Guerlain Extreme would be better for me when I am a bit older.
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  21. #21

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Dhi

  22. #22

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    DHI by a few thousand miles!!
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    1. Dior Homme Intense
    2. Creed Aventus
    3. Tom Ford Extreme
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    5. Terre d'Hermes

  23. #23

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    DHI for me, though I like both, Homme Intense is my absolute favorite among these two.

  24. #24

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Though I LOVE both very much, I prefer Dior Homme Intense A BIT more...

  25. #25

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I like the Old dior homme intense, but the current version does not stand up to the current LIDGE.

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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I prefer L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme.





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  27. #27

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I have both of these and tend to wear DHI a little bit more the LIDGE. LIDGE is good, don't get me wrong there, but DHI is great. Both garner compliments, I just like the smell of DHI more.

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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Love them both but if I could only own it...DHI baby.


  29. #29

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    I don't understand the comparison between these two. They're completely different to me. Maybe the cocoa, but it's very sweet in DHI, and bitter in LIDGE. Completely different otherwise

  30. #30

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I am not a fan of strong patchouli in fragrances so the obvious choice would be DHI.
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    7. Apple Brandy
    8. Dior Homme Intense
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  31. #31

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    That "cosmetic" "lipstick" essence you get from DHI is AWESOME. I smell it hugely in Shalimar parfum Initial too. I cannot get enough it. It makes about as much sense as saying that a drink can be really "dry". But in it's own way DHI is really DRY in the most spectacular way. MUCH LOVE...(Now only if I can find a bottle for a steal of a deal!!)

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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I've both but don't like DHI...
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    1. Cartier D'un Soir
    2. Loewe Essencia
    3. Bergamotto Marino
    4. Herb Alpert Listen
    5. Artisan
    6. Bang
    7. GIT
    8. Pal Zileri No 18
    9. TdH
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  33. #33

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    DHI by a mile and a half. DH revolutionized men's fragrances but LIDGE is just meh, remove the Guerlain name and you will pick Animale animale over it.

  34. #34

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    LIDGE has a great dry down. But DHI is good from beginning to end!
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  35. #35

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Love them both and choose the both!

  36. #36

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I love both but LIDGE is all I want to wear right now so my obvious choice is Guerlain.
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    1. L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme
    2. Chanel Coromandel
    3. Dior Homme Intense
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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    LIDGE for me by a long way. I've been trying to like DHI for a year now but just couldn't get past the make-up note. In fact i've just swapped it away and can definitely say I won't be re-purchasing.
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  38. #38

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by MJM_77 View Post
    I am not a fan of strong patchouli in fragrances so the obvious choice would be DHI.
    But LIDGE isn't a strong patchouli fragrance

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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I've got 3 bottles of the vintage, that shows my love for DHI... ( for almost 90$ each xD )
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  40. #40

    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    Sexi wins this one....DHI that is

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    Default Re: Poll: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    LIDGE for me. I thought I would love DHI, but didn't measure up to the hype. I would still like to try the vintage.
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