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    Default dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    i want two buy a hi quality designer Fragrance for nights out like im tired of my angel men or la nuit de le homme. i was in the stores trying different fragrances and now im not sure what fragrance two buy im considering dior homme intense or L'Instant de guerlain the Extreme version i tried only once i find it two strong but i readed in different forums that people seem two find it more sexy and haves a better projection but in the guerlain L'Instant extreme and in the dior homme intense i get a make up smell they are a little similar dior homme intense haves these vanilla coconut vibe but bouth guerlains are darker and more mysterious they remind me a little of ysl la nuit d le homme but much richer and darker.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Dior Homme Intense is good for the evenings and going out as it has that smooth sexy vibe. L'Instant Extreme is better for the day as it lasts twelve hours or so . Both are excellent though the vintage DHI is the best though the reformulated one is good if you have not tried the vintage. ( Its not worth getting the extreme and the EDT L'Instant. Extreme is the way to go).

    Best too try them in a store again if you are unsure as you are the one that has to happy with the fragrance.
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Can't miss with either IMO. Both worthy scents.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Love both but would go with DHI.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    I simply don't care for Dior Homme Intense. It's not even in the same race with L'Instant De Guerlain Extreme.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by >BOOMER< View Post
    I simply don't care for Dior Homme Intense. It's not even in the same race with L'Instant De Guerlain Extreme.
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    I actually prefer the EDTs of each.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    get DHI ot LInstant EDT not extreme. The Extreme version has less projection that the regular version.
    Or get Midnight in Paris if you want DHI without the makeup note.
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Both great scents, but I prefer DHI.

    Your username would be a great option as well!

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    L'Instant regular is > Dior Homme so I assume the same would be true for the extreme versions.
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    I'm a DJ. I'm in a club 2-3 times a week. I am a club fragrance addict. I have them all. Dior Homme Intense is BY FAR, THE BEST and MY MOST complimented club fragrance. I don't merely get regular compliments everytime I wear this out, I get INTENSE compliments everytime i wear this out (no pun). People not only tell me I smell good, but they tell me they want to eat me cause I smell heavenly. I am not exaggerating. You simply cannot lose with DHI if you're looking for a night out fragrance.

    As far as L'instant Guerlain Extreme goes...I'm probably about to put it up for sale. It stinks to me. I don't get the hype at all. I've forced myself to wear this stuff so I can "get it" but no. There's always other bottles in my collection I'd rather wear and smell like.
    Last edited by djLightsOut; 18th February 2012 at 05:13 AM.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    I love them both. DHI for special occasion, Guerlain for going out

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    This thread must be an early April fools joke because there are about 927 other threads of the EXACT topic.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Dior Homme Intense then L'instant Extreme then l'instant in order of which is nicest to wear. They are also in order of which is least suitable to wear daily.. with L'instant being light and fresh enough to be an everyday work horse. DHI is far too rich and one would easily get tired of it.
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    get DHI ot LInstant EDT not extreme. The Extreme version has less projection that the regular version.
    Or get Midnight in Paris if you want DHI without the makeup note.
    agreed!
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    Or get Midnight in Paris if you want DHI without the makeup note.
    But MIP has no cocoa/chocolate notes , right ?

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    Btw OP , get the DHI !! it's a lot better than L'instant extreme in every department IMO. Even the reformulated version.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Go with something else.. you seem unsure about wanting to own either one of them.
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    I have both. They're very different.

    The Guerlain is very complex, smooth, citric, mildly herbal and green with a rich vanilla base. It does not last long on me.

    The Dior is bright, sweet and potent with a powdery quality in the drydown that last ages.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Dior Homme Intense is better than L'Instant. Sexier too. L'Instant is more "formal" imo, while Dior Homme Intense is the ultimate metrosexual, going out, kinda sophisticated scent. Both are 10 out of 10 fragrances though. But go for the Dior.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    These DHI vs. LIDGE threads just will not stop, will they? Also, that was quite a run on sentence by the OP. Periods are your friend.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpin View Post
    These DHI vs. LIDGE threads just will not stop, will they? Also, that was quite a run on sentence by the OP. Periods are your friend.
    Did you really have to comment about his grammar? It's clear that he's not a native speaker
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpin View Post
    These DHI vs. LIDGE threads just will not stop, will they? Also, that was quite a run on sentence by the OP. Periods are your friend.
    Really now?

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by aventus View Post
    i want two buy a hi quality designer Fragrance for nights out like im tired of my angel men or la nuit de le homme. i was in the stores trying different fragrances and now im not sure what fragrance two buy im considering dior homme intense or L'Instant de guerlain the Extreme version i tried only once i find it two strong but i readed in different forums that people seem two find it more sexy and haves a better projection but in the guerlain L'Instant extreme and in the dior homme intense i get a make up smell they are a little similar dior homme intense haves these vanilla coconut vibe but bouth guerlains are darker and more mysterious they remind me a little of ysl la nuit d le homme but much richer and darker.
    Hey friend, just get yourself a nice 100 ml bottle of DHI .

    There's no way i could recommend you buying L'instant extreme for nights out, since its projection is horrible.

    As far as smell, DHI is the winner here , in my humble opinion ...

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by Gerard_Butler View Post
    But MIP has no cocoa/chocolate notes , right ?
    Hmm i didnt go and look at MiP's olfactory pyrmaid but it smells like dior homme combined with bvlgari black. Have you tried MiP before?
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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by teemas View Post
    Hmm i didnt go and look at MiP's olfactory pyrmaid but it smells like dior homme combined with bvlgari black. Have you tried MiP before?
    Not tried MIP yet , unfortunately :\

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Quote Originally Posted by djLightsOut View Post
    I'm a DJ. I'm in a club 2-3 times a week. I am a club fragrance addict. I have them all. Dior Homme Intense is BY FAR, THE BEST and MY MOST complimented club fragrance. I don't merely get regular compliments everytime I wear this out, I get INTENSE compliments everytime i wear this out (no pun). People not only tell me I smell good, but they tell me they want to eat me cause I smell heavenly. I am not exaggerating. You simply cannot lose with DHI if you're looking for a night out fragrance.

    As far as L'instant Guerlain Extreme goes...I'm probably about to put it up for sale. It stinks to me. I don't get the hype at all. I've forced myself to wear this stuff so I can "get it" but no. There's always other bottles in my collection I'd rather wear and smell like.


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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Both are equally great IMO. I blind bought both and have no regrets.

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    I see Midnight in Paris mentioned here alot, I have it and I definitely get the same vibe at DHI. I am trying to sell my MiP though because the tea/powder just doesnt work for me.

    Wish StrawberryNet would get LIDGE in so I could participate more in these VS threads. :P

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    Default Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Midnight in Paris does smell similar to Bvlgari Black and all, but it smells just like Armani Code to me. Actually, it smells like how Armani Code should have smelled. It's a very nice one to have in the collection and the bottle is frak'n sweet!
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