Johan.B Man by Geparlys would be one I like.
Mine is Cuiron.
Johan.B Man by Geparlys would be one I like.
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I always assumed that almost all of my fragrances are predominantly synthetic...
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To me, the pineapple note in Aventus smells synthetic (because real pineapple doesn't smell like that). It also smells fantastic.
My most synthetic smelling scent is probably Curve, and it's easily one of my most complimented.
Armani Code is in a difficult position. It uses some high quality ingredients so it's low quality ingredients stand out.
Also, Cool Water is great. And Azarro Chrome is a guilty pleasure.
Its actually Royal Pineapple.
I agree in that most of the scents I own are predominantly Synthetic, probably all of them.
Carolina Herrera CH Men. Quite synthetic, but also, quite good. A compliment catcher for sure.
Most everything I own! Probably the two I've worn a lot lately that 1st come to mind are Eros and Joop Homme Wild.
Yeah, I kind of doubt there is extract of pineapple in Aventus, or any fragrance that has a pineapple note. Maybe I am wrong.
Pretty much all mark buxton fragrances I've tried smell very synthetic and they're really good
CdG's Odeur 53 came to mind immediately.
"You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality." - Ayn Rand
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I know people associate things that smell harsh with synthetics, but I think this is just based on a general preconception that natural = smooth, gentle, good for you, while synthetic = harsh, rough not good for you.
When I see people (including myself) say something smells very natural, I assume they mean it is smooth and full bodied, but I don't think it is much of an indication of how natural the ingredients are. I assume that the pineapple in Aventus is synthetic because you can't get pineapple essential oil, not because it doesn't smell exactly like real pineapples I've smelled. I've smelled lavender oil and it smells a bit different to the lavender in my garden - that doesn't mean that the lavender EO is synthetic.
Darjeeling, you're right that people can't always tell what is synthetic and what is natural. Some synthetics probably smell more like the real thing than the real thing - kind of like how some (fake) sound effects used in movies and on TV sound more like what we think the real thing sounds like.
Too many people mistakenly think synthetic = bad. It doesn't. Synthetic = SYNTHESIZED. To anyone reading along, if it helps, look that word up in a dictionary (on OSX, highlight it and right-mouse click).
Synthetics can be good, they can be bad, and depending on the composition, they can be absolutely amazing. I hate when synthetics are used to cut costs. That sucks. I love when synthetics are used to create something amazing that couldn't be made with 100% natural ingredients. That's awesome!
All my fragrances are synthetic so I love them all.
CK Truth for Men - It smells half-natural at best but that basil gets me, and the scent gets me a lot of good feedback.
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CK Obsession Night among others- shamelessly synthetic, but oddly neither unpleasant nor flat/boring.
If you take the word 'that' away from the thread title, you would just be stating a fact
guess they are all largely synthetic!
Way too many including most CDGs.
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One day soon, deep in a rain forest in South America... They find a beautiful new species of flower - and it gives off a smell that smells identical to Paco Rabanne One Million. They call it the South American Bubblegum Plant.
Now, do we then suddenly say that One Million smells "natural" or do we continue to say it smells "synthetic"?
The most synthetic scent I own , YES I remember Now And btw I own it only because my dear sister did give it to me this past Holidays, I had own it way back then the scent is JPG LeMale (Original: big bottle) and only synthetic in comparison to the ones in my collection , nevertheless I rather enjoy this mint/Lavender/vanilla beauty. I have to also admit that I've worn it once and rarely have used it but do cherish it more because she (my sister) gave it to me and it means a lot to me that she remembered her little brother as I'm not used receiving this kind gift from her.
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