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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    Just blind bought Samba Skin for just $12. Looking forward to wearing it later this week.


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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by del View Post
    Just blind bought Samba Skin for just $12. Looking forward to wearing it later this week.


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    Looking forward to hearing your impressions on it. I personally love it.
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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    As I already own Pure Havane and Animale Animale, wonder if it'd would be redundant to own this one too...
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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    Considering to make this purchase myself, since I have seen it retailed online around the extremely affordable 10-15$ price point. Would like to know if I should blind buy this fragrance, considering I do enjoy Pure Havane and, moreover, there are hardly any (close to none) tobacco and/or vanilla fragrances I encountered so far and did not like (irrespective if mass-market, designer or niche).

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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    I miss Pure Havane. I need it back.

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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by silentrich View Post
    Looking forward to hearing your impressions on it. I personally love it.
    Samba Skin Man is a winner I've worn this a few times this week (wearing it also today). It is a steal, considering its ridiculously cheap price. Great scent, and overall, it is close to A*Men Pure Havane, as others had mentioned before. They differ somewhere in the mid-phase... PH has the fresh vanilla, kind of like mentholated, where as SS has a light lipstick-y/candy vibe. Patchouli is present when it dried down.

    As for performance on my skin, PH is ten times better than SS. I've used 7 sprays (2 on the neck, the rest on the body) today before going to church and I think Samba Skin's projection is still moderate at best. For the price, I'm not complaining.

    I wish to see Samba Skin Man in the Fragrance Directory so I can write a review. I've submitted it more than a couple of weeks ago, but hasn't been approved yet, not sure why.


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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    I bought a second bottle. Can't beat this deal!!! The first I bought on ebay and it was leaving like a sieve. The guy gave me a discount, but it made me suspicious. So I bought a 2nd from Frangrancenet. Same juice, and LOVE it!!!!! It's like a less "jagged" version of pure Havane. PH smells the way a backwoods cigar looks, whereas SS smells the way a Swisher Sweet looks: more uniform. I like the vanilla and cinnamon. They really offset the cherry tobacco. What a steal.
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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    They just released Samba Skin Woman!!
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    SKIN WOMAN- With a soft petally top and a warm sensual back, Samba Skin captures the sexy freshness of just-showered skin. Sparkling topnotes of fresh bergamot and peach nectar are teased by a steamy hint of incense. Heartnotes of fluttery petals hint at a youthful femininity, with elements of delicate dewy peony, gentle rose de mai, and sensual jasmine. Irresistible warmth emerges from the back, where long-lasting soft musks are blended with creamy sandalwood and velvety oakmoss for a touchable, huggable sensation.
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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    I was thinking I could pull it off until I read about the fluttery petals and youthful femininity.


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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    bump on an old thread....

    Anyone know where one can purchase this now? All I can find is SS for Women.

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    Default Re: NEW fragrance Samba Skin cologne...watch out Pure Havane!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by smithmal View Post
    bump on an old thread....

    Anyone know where one can purchase this now? All I can find is SS for Women.

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