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    Default Khiel's Original Musk

    They advised me to use this (there is also the oil variant) telling me that in addition to being a historical and very famous fragrance (except for me apparently) it is a musk that can also be used to stratify having the power to expand and fortify the fragrance .. Do any of you know it? Who speaks to me?

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    This definitely has its fans here at Basenotes. It doesn't work for me personally though.
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    It's okay - it has its fans. I prefer the shower gel to the eau de toilette, which I find a bit strong.

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Smells like homeless dog.
    It's musk only and a really good approximation. Very wild and animalic. But you have to love that type of a scent. I find it very repelling

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    I would call it Musk 101. Not strong at all IMO. If you are a true musk fan, you may find it too weak. I'm not a big musk fan, so it's cool for me.
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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Re: the part as strengthening the perfume, I haven't tried so I don't know, but it is true that musks last a long time and could be used for the purpose. However, the Kiehl's musk will add a smell of its own,so it will change the perfume a lot, so I don't think I would recommend for that.

    As for the perfume itself, as with all perfume, one has to smell for himself to decide whether one likes it or not. I perceive it as very animalic in the top, but then it disappears relatively quickly to my nose-very likely, I am anosmic to the main musk in the base (galaxolide), which other people perceive very strongly instead.

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Kiehl's Musk performs the same balancing act that Kouros does by combining an animalic note with a sharply clean one. The dissonance between these two extremes gives these scents an unusual balance that you either find fascinating or somewhat bothersome.

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    I think it’s absolutely amazing. Love musks, natural and clean. This is my favorite clean musk(maybe right after Bruno Acamparo)
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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Don’t care for it.
    FYI: I spray all fragrances on clothing, never on skin.

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    It's an excellent fresh/clean musk (without any of the laundry associations); delightful florals in the mix with musk.
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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Jeremy just did a video recently and Kiehl's Original Musk was his no.1 "Bad Boy" fragrance.
    So no surprise that it's gets some attention again...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Starblind View Post
    Kiehl's Musk performs the same balancing act that Kouros does by combining an animalic note with a sharply clean one. The dissonance between these two extremes gives these scents an unusual balance that you either find fascinating or somewhat bothersome.
    Agreed, the EDT has a much more floral presence whereas the oil is more the straight up musk accord.
    Currently wearing: Musk Cologne by Bortnikoff

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Quote Originally Posted by Scent Detective View Post
    Agreed, the EDT has a much more floral presence whereas the oil is more the straight up musk accord.
    Oh, I should have mentioned that. They are definitely somewhat different.

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    I didn't think they sold the oil anymore. I remember liking it a lot more than the EDT.

    Either way, it can't compete with something like Helmut Lang imo.

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Its a light white floral animal musk.. It smells very similar to Jovan Musk for women. I've worn it a decent amount. Its really "pretty" to me.
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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    I wore some of the EDT the other day and the indolics mixed with the musk gives this, (in the opening), a very slight approximation of some of the more indolic Areej le Dore fragrances. Of course it's not is the same ball park as the ALD fragrances but there is a small similarity as mentioned in the opening of the EDT. Anyway...that's just a thought if you're considering giving the EDT a sample.
    Currently wearing: Musk Cologne by Bortnikoff

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    Default Re: Khiel's Original Musk

    Quote Originally Posted by Ares View Post
    Do any of you know it?
    I've tried the edt and thought it was great.




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