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    Default which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    Hi guys . I have some colognes in my collection but I don't have any bubble gum or extremely sweet scent so I want to add only one

    I have narrowed my choises to these options

    Paco Rabanne Invictus
    Paco Rabanne Invictus Intense
    Montblanc Legend Spirit
    Which one of these is best for compliments ?
    My target audience is around my age so lest say mid twenties .
    Yes I know cologne doesn't make any difference , I am talking only compliments .
    What is your experience with any of these colognes ?
    Thanks .
    To my nose Invictus and Legend spirit smell slightly better than Invictus Intense
    Thanks .

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    From this list, would second the preference in favor of and go for the regular Invictus as well as Montblanc Spirit- not only and not so much with the experience regarding compliments alone (undoubtedly important nevertheless) but also regarding the sheer scent, as well as the very performance of the actual notes did personally notice and enjoy in both
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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    Paco Rabanne Invictus
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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Paco Rabanne Invictus
    Agree, and for a spicier concoction try original 1 Million by Paco Rabanne great winter alternative to Invictus in the summer.
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    Whilst I don’t get a bubble gum scent from any of the 3, the nicest smelling for me is easily Invictus Intense which is not like the original and a very nice/underrated scent

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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    I think Invictus is the best of those you mentioned.

    For "bubble gum" I also like 24 Elixir Azur, but it's not like you're gonna find it to sample in a store any time soon. Still, if you order your samples online you may want to try it some day.

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    1 Million over those.
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    If you are willing to add one, my suggestion follows on the above:

    Not 1 Million, but 1 Million Absolutely Gold. Take the original 1 Million, strip the powder, add florals and even more sugar, boom: bubblegum all day long.

    Sospiro/Xerjoff Erba Pura is another one, but I have no personal experience nor is it cheap enough to just try.

    Invictus is fine too, but the sweet opening doesn't last long.
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    Spicebomb has a noticeable bubblegum opening and dries down to a nice, sweet, spicy, tobacco fragrance.
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    If you like Invictus and its flankers, maybe give Armani Acqua di Gio Absolu a try.

    To my nose it just smells better than Invictus (Aqua), not that "bubblegummy" and a little bit more mature - but in no way dated.

    And if you are looking for compliments, this one is a beast!
    I recommended it to a fragrance enthusiast who wore it once and a lady just asked him what's that scent so she could buy it for her husband.
    I don't think it gets any better than this.

    And don't be fooled by the negative reviews from people who hoped for an Acqua di Gio Profumo II.
    It's a whole different scent and it's so underrated!

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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    regular Invictus, it’s always smelled like bubblegum to me!

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    Body Kouros is really sweet also good

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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    Of those 3, I would pick Invictus Intense, which doesn't project as much as the original. If you I can offer others in the same vain, try Invictus Acqua and JPG Le Male Popeye eau fraiche.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deltasun View Post
    try Invictus Acqua and JPG Le Male Popeye eau fraiche.
    Le Male Eau Fraiche is indeed a nice one and smells bubblegummy!
    Don't know if you still could find the Popeye version, but there are two newer ones, the Superman and the André editions.
    I personally would love to see one for 2020 without such a tacky design, just like the blue striped Airlines one which is only available at the duty free stores.

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    My vote is for good old Invictus but if you are looking for unsolicited compliments I'm not sure you'd get it from any of the three you listed. Compliments are more about your personality mixed with scent rather than scent itself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sjg3839 View Post
    1 Million over those.
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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    It's recommended to chew some bubble gum for 15 minutes, then rub it all over your body. Starting with your hair. Best of luck.

    Actually, I never really made the bubblegum connection with One Million or Invictus. Huh.
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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    I smelled Invictus legend and that was really sweet smelling

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    I'd agree with some of the other posters in here and say, 1 million smells more like bubblegum than the frags you listed. Can be had for pretty cheap and I'm guessing would work great targeting the demographic you're looking to target (20-somethings)

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    if you like bubblegum check out Encens & Bubblegum by Etat Libre d'Orange.

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    JPG Ultramale makes me think of pink candy or gum.

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    Gaultier 2
    Otherwise, Invictus.

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    I'd trade any of this junk for the bubblegum in some Lush fragrances like Breath of God or Tank Battle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarce View Post
    I'd trade any of this junk for the bubblegum in some Lush fragrances like Tank Battle.

    This one !!

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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarce View Post
    I'd trade any of this junk for the bubblegum in some Lush fragrances like Breath of God or Tank Battle.

    I want it now, just for the name.

    I don’t even care if it’s terrible, that might even make it more likely that I’d overspray it, just to yell “TANK BATTLE!”, when people complain and ask what the hell is stinking the place up.
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    Default Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Norstrøm View Post
    I want it now, just for the name.

    I don’t even care if it’s terrible, that might even make it more likely that I’d overspray it, just to yell “TANK BATTLE!”, when people complain and ask what the hell is stinking the place up.
    I like it quite a bit, one of the few new ones from Lush/Gorilla I'd consider buying. The boys from the Loft love the stuff. And the bubblegum smell is quite intense initially.

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    I don't like neither but I'd go with the original or Hawas if I had to choose.
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