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    Default FAKE: Acqua Di Gio Absolu Instinct

    So my friend made this video in a Slo Mo mode which unfortunately doesn't have audio, but I still think it's helpful. I hope it will help prevent someone from being ripped off and avoid a health/safety issue. Please read the description before watching.

    This video shows the authentic bottle on the right purchased at Macy's and the fake bottle on the left purchased via eBay. The fake has a box that opens in the wrong direction, the fake has a cap that has a larger diameter and different wood grain to it, the fake has a cap that fits extremely tight to the point that it pulled the gold metal around the atomizer off the bottle. The fake you can see has "juice" that's lighter in color and the scent is way off from the authentic. The bottom of the fake bottle has a recessed area while the authentic bottle is flat. A friend shot this video by accident in a Slo Mo mode so there's no audio and you will have to skip a lull in the action to see all parts. Sorry, but I thought this would still be helpful to people. There's a health/safety concern with these fakes. NOTE: The video goes blank around the 4:00 minute mark and resumes around the 6:30 minute mark. Below are clips to the main parts...


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    Default Re: FAKE: Acqua Di Gio Absolu Instinct

    Thanks for sharing.
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