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    Oh, I love this Synch. The subject is very dear to my heart.
    There are many definitions of Gothic starting with architecture and finishing with gothic horror/romance novels and goth music, goth...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th October, 2020

    CuddleCat, wishing fast recovery to your mom!
    Hugs to everyone who needs them.

    The corona situation is getting worse and worse everyday here. My boss doesn't want me to work from home despite me...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    4th and final day with Mon Guerlain - it was a lovely week. I decided I prefer the EDT to EDP, too.
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Third day with Mon Guerlain. After yesterday's EDT to work I also wore EDP in the evening, too.
    I think I actually prefer the airier, lighter, brighter and more aromatic EDT to a more gourmand and...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th October, 2020

    Hugs and feel better wishes to everyone - especially Quarry, Cook.bot and Kewart.
    Trilby, thank you for sharing the news. These fires sound awful. Evacuating sounds scary. Hopefully your son's home...
  6. Re: Recommend me an affordable coconut fragrance please

    I like Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Coconut Fizz a lot - it's more coconut water than meat though, bright and sparkly, with some bergamot and probably other citruses, and yet soft.

    If you want just...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Day 2 with Mon Guerlain - EDT.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th October, 2020

    Good morning!
    Mon Guerlain EDT today.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    I just finished a travel spray of Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Passiflora. Bye bye summery joy!
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    -1 to Wardrobe because I finished a 10 ml travel spray of Aqua Allegoria Passiflora, and +4 to Wardrobe because I gifted myself a set of four minis by L'Artisan Parfumeur.

    I started 2020 with:...
  11. Re: What do most (non-fraghead) women think of guys who collect perfumes?

    I see some point in what slpfrsly said - and I see why it can be hard to take.
    Collecting itself is a hobby no matter what do you do with it, yes, that's where I agree with ZC, Unlucky and others...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Welcome to the thread, Mark.B!
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Good luck with Bleu Parfum, H_West! I think you'll know which version is your favourite after this week.

    I'll make this a Mon Guerlain week - I have EDT (a bottle) and EDP (a sample). I'm wearing...
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    Re: Your cologne is killing me..

    I think the part "sprayed 15 min prior" did it. Many fragrances are way too strong when just sprayed and can induce such bad reactions. I think one should not spray more than once when already AT...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th October, 2020

    Ineespenes, stay strong. Working with lack of sleep is difficult. I myself stayed up a bit too late though.

    Mon Guerlain today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th October, 2020

    Happy BN-versary to hednic!

    I wore Cheap and Chic I love love in the morning and changed into Narciso Rodriguez For Her L'Absolu for the evening.
    My parents visit was very lovely. I hope they...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2020

    Happy birthday, HoP!!! :birthdays: :thumbsup: Wishing you all the best - and enjoy your new birthday Angel!
    And your birthday day seems great! So many tasty things. Have a good day and evening.
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in books!

    The main character Vin in Brandon Sanderson's trilogy Mistborn is a huge fan of fragrances. At first she's a bit unsure about them when she has to start bathing in fragrant water and using perfumes...
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    I disagree! Eddie Redmayne is fantastic in his role of Newt Scamander and brought him to life in ways that make me all fuzzy inside. He showed us that the often mocked and cast away as the most...
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    Nifflers are so cute!

    Synching with Le baiser du dragon by Cartier today.
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    Well, you do have Lady Rose Lion (Monkey Unicorn) by 4160 Tuesdays and Ligea "La Sirena" by Carthusia (Sirena is an oceanic mythical creature, a bit similar to mermaid, just deadlier - it might fit...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    4th and final day with Guilty Absolute pour femme (though I will probably wear it on Saturday, too).
    Yes, this SOTW test has clearly shown me that it's my favourite for a reason. Every time I wear...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd October, 2020

    He's clearly cleansing his palate today!

    And I'm enjoying Guilty Absolute for the 4th day in a row. It's been my favourite for more than a year and I think it still is. (But it's not my only...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Day 3 with Guilty Absolute and still swooning - it's my favourite for a reason.
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    This is a very interesting Synch theme - there's plenty of space for introspection.

    My absolute favourite animal is a wolf. I admire them. I would like my spirit animal to be a wolf. And yet, I am...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st October, 2020

    Morning!
    Thank you dears for your empathy on my work conflicts! I think we both sorted it all out yesterday after a good talk. She is prone to overreact and that won't probably change as it's in her...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Day 2 with Guilty Absolute - it's just as good as ever.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th October, 2020

    Good morning!
    Guilty Absolute again - it's my chosen scent of the week (or at least for the first 4 days of the week, as Fridays are for Synchs).
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th October, 2020

    Thank you so much, teardrop! I think you are right. She's a good colleague and a good person, I like her, it's just just getting harder for me to comnunicate with her lately. It's such a difficult...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th October, 2020

    ((((Cook.bot)))), so sad you had to endure this, and so glad you're back here. Wishing your slow recover is as speedy as possible. And you gave a really sound advice on online stuff. Made me think. ...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    It's much milder and fruitier and way less leathery compared to GGA pour homme - it's woody unsweet forest berries with some rose, leather, patchouli and a hint of amber. Sombre, dark-ish,...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    It probably needs to be more a SOTW for more than 1 week to accomplish it, but still - good luck finishing up Happy, H_West!

    I'm starting the week with Gucci Guilty Absolute pour femme. It's been...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 18th October, 2020

    Happy birthday, Kiliwia! :birthdays:

    I wore SJP Twilight and later Shalimar in the evening yesterday.
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    Thank you!
    We do share many liked and beloved perfumes - and, it
    seems, an affinity for the panned by The Guide ones!
    Alas, I haven't had a pleasure to smell Midnight Poison but I like Poison...
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    :D I love their irony and sharp wit!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th October, 2020

    Happy birthday to a haiku master and one of my favourite reviewers whose impressions pretty much always rings very close to mine, just are better said! Have a great day, Redneck Perfumisto!

    I am...
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    Re: Best Sweet perfume

    Hello and welcome, Alhan!

    Out of the 7 listed I have tried/worn only Black Opium, Poison Girl and La vie est belle (I think I have briefly smelled Burberry Her, too, but I don't really remember...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    I forgot to post yesterday about my 4th consecutive wearing of Black Perfecto. It's a nice, cozy, easy to wear fragrance and I like wearing it a lot. It's a good one for daily wearing - although it...
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    One of my favourite synchs!

    I'm gladly participating today with Le Baiser du Dragon – Cartier: failed oriental :laugh::thumbsup:

    I could also choose from these rated 1 or 2 stars as I proudly...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    It does! It could use the notes of gunpowder and roses. Oh, but that should be called November Rain!

    I changed Into Mon Guerlain for the evening - even more cosiness.
  41. Re: Latest take on Guerlain Aqua Allegoria scents, please

    I am a fan of the line. I feel this line is more feminine leaning to my nose - but balancing enough at the unisex side to be liked by men.

    I have tried most of the newer/currently available ones...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    La Petite Robe Noire Black Perfecto, because I chose it as my weekly scent - and I already see I chose well. It feels comforting during all this October rain.
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Day 3 with Black Perfecto - yes, it seems it really is that easy, lovely and comforting wear I thought it to be.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th October, 2020

    Good morning!
    The proper autumn has started - and "proper autumn" here means a drizzlefest when it rains every day for weeks until it finally starts to snow. The phase of the sunny, beautiful and...
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    Good to know! Thank you for your work, Judith and furrypine!
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Day 2 with Black Perfecto - very good.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 13th October, 2020

    Happy Birthday, Diamondflame! :beer: :birthdays:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 13th October, 2020

    Khanada, I loved your thorough description of your Halloweens and festive season! I'd love to participate in the party like that. Too bad current situation is not so good for parties.

    LPRN Black...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Not only they kept adding to the already long LPRN name. That's how the REGULAR Black Perfecto is called - it's not a flanker of a flanker, it's the full name of the "normal" Black Perfecto flanker....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th October, 2020

    Thank you!
    Glad for Ine, too!
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    Re: SOTW: October

    I do enjoy Black Perfecto! I already suspect it might be another one that should be great for repeated wearings and another semi-signature material. We'll see.
    I hope you enjoy your choice and it...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th October, 2020

    Hello! Wishing everyone a good week.
    LPRN Black Perfecto today - and for the good part of the week, too. I disliked the Black Perfecto EDT but was so curious about the EDP that I still had to blind...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Hello guys!
    I'm starting the week with La Petite Robe Noire Black Perfecto Eau de Parfum Florale by Guerlain. Names of this size and redundancy shouldn't even exist! I mean, it's twice Black, in two...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th October, 2020

    Lady Vengeance is a beauty! I can see the gothic vibes a bit, too. (I love Mad Madame, too, they both have that slightly gothic vibe to me - but Lady is more romantic to my nose - she's a lady after...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th October, 2020

    Thanks, NCal! I felt terrible for a day and after a loooong sleep I woke up all strong and healthy on Saturday again.
    Changed Into Tiger by her side by Sana Jardin for the evening (from the sample)....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th October, 2020

    Ineespenes, I'm glad that your sense of smell is coming back and you're feeling better - and it's not covid either.

    I join you guys in Guerlain - cosying up with Mon Guerlain today.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    +1 to Wardrobe: couldn't resist and got myself a LPRN Black Perfecto (EDP). I had an EDT before and traded it away as it didn't feel right for me, but this one does. Sometimes small differences...
  58. Re: How would you rank your top three fragrances from this list?

    Bandit, Fahrenheit, Eau Sauvage.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th October, 2020

    Hello! I was very sick yesterday (food poisoning) but I'm feeling good today. We have an election tomorrow - not nearly enough drama than in USA thankfully, but there's some drama, too. I have almost...
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Day 4 with Black - just as good if not better.
    It was/is a great week at least scentwise.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th October, 2020

    Bvlgari Black for the third day in a row.
    Have a good day!
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Yes! It's a joy to wear a beloved scent for a prolonged time. Day 3 with Black. I love that I don't seem to get noseblind to it too quickly (I guess that's personal and different to everyone) - so...
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    Re: In Honor Of Kenzo

    My favourite Kenzo is Jungle L'Éléphant created by Dominique Ropion.

    It's so magnificent and so full of juxtapositions. It's such an enormously big and heavy scent - like an elephant, truly - and...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th October, 2020

    Happy belated birthday wishes to knit at nite and Paradiseirl!

    Bvlgari Black again today.
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    Re: SOTW: October

    Day 2 with Bvlgari Black - happy.
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    Re: SOTW: October

    I'm joining this week with Bvlgari Black!
    I was neglecting it during summer as it's mostly a cool weather perfume for me, and it's just perfect in autumn - no wonder I was already missing it a lot....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th October, 2020

    Good morning!
    First of all, hugs to Shycat and Mr. Shycat. I hope his situation improves.
    And more hugs to Quarry, and to everyone who feels like a hug could help.

    I'm starting the week with...
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    Re: SOTW: September

    Despite me doing the shorter weeks, I still wore Infusion d'Iris this morning - it's just lovely. Yes, I know I described it as a bit boring at times, but it's lovely and quite comforting indeed!
    I...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 3rd October, 2020

    Hello! Today we have smog all over Vilnius and we are advised to stay home. So I'm staying home and cosying up with Lait et Chocolat by Chabaud.

    Hugs to everyone who needs them!

    Khanada, that...
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    Welcome to Basenotes! I hope you'll like it here. Mademoiselle is a modern classic for a reason. And Black Opium was the scent that ignited my love and interest for perfumes - I was so crazy about it...
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    When teardrop tells something, I listen! I do not share your love for white florals, but I noticed that when you like something a lot, I usually do, too.

    HouseOfPhlegethon, I agree with you -...
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    It truly is a one or two spray beast! And the version I have is a body spray. What. I can't imagine dousing myself in it body-spray style. The scent would project to another city. You could smell me...
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    So many beautiful choices!

    Today I went with Rose Magnetic by Essential Parfums - it's a beautiful jammy and fruity rose, a little bit sweet and quite vibrant, with very citrusy top. It's actually...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd October, 2020

    Kewart, this is very sad news for your friend. I hope she recovers and the surgery is successful.

    Happy late birthday to Mrs. Dalloway and KBF!

    Trilby Lark, your retail therapy sounds lovely. I...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Oh, you Monguerlainites are making me want to wear my Mon Guerlain, too!

    I wore Infusion d'Iris during day because it's my scent of the week and am wearing Gucci Guilty Absolute pour femme in the...
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    Re: SOTW: September

    My 4th and final day with Infusion d'Iris - it's great for work, very easy, classy and subtle, a bit boring and lasts only half a day on me though. I'm still glad I got a mini - it's a good scent and...
  77. Re: Most worn in September and Third Quarter of 2020

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  78. Re: Women's perfume that syncs with Men's Chanel AHSEE

    I have no idea as I haven't smelled "AHSEE", but I believe any Chanel she likes the best would do, as almost all Chanels I have smelled have at least something in common in their bases. Why not take...
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    Re: SOTW: September

    Day 3 with Infusion d'Iris - though I also sprayed my clothes with some SJP Lovely, too.
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    Re: In 2020, I expect to finish...

    I finished all three of my L'Occitane minis during spring/summer, and my Salvador Dali pen spray, too. I also bought a travel spray of Elizabeth Arden's Green Tea, a 30 ml bottle of Green Tea...
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    Re: SOTW: September

    Day 2 with Infusion d'Iris. Still easy.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 29th September, 2020

    Happy 20th BN anniversary to Grant! :beer:

    Jon, have a great time off!

    Cazaubon, I'd like to relocate to somewhere warmer for the winter, too! Good luck with packing stuff when the time comes!...
  83. Re: Decants 10 ML How many applications, duration average

    It depends on a sprayer and how much liquid it emits. I usually get 20-30 wears from a 10 ml bottle (I usually do ~5 sprays). But, like I said, it depends on a bottle and also on a scent - you might...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    I got myself Jungle L'Elephant that was in my wishlist for quite a while and a backup of Samsara that wasn't in my wishlist as I'm using the new version anyway and it isn't going anywhere, but the...
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    Re: SOTW: September

    This Monday-Thursday I'm joining you guys with Infusion d'Iris by Prada. Should be easy!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th September, 2020

    Oh no, ((((ineespenes)))), so sad to hear about your and your boyfriend's friend. My condolescences.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th September, 2020

    Thanks, Jon! Some medicinal drinks can sometimes really help!

    Ebenas, you smell great. I like Bulgari Black a lot, too!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th September, 2020

    Hello! Thanks again everyone for your get well wishes - feeling good again and it seems like it was nothing serious indeed. Yay! Your wishes, lots of tea and sleep and some Jagermeister yesterday...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I'm continuing Roberto's Vetiver Synch with Narciso EDT. That black cube gives me a lot of joy!
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    Happy Vetiver day!
    I'm synching with Concentré de Pamplemousse Rose by Hermès - there's a short burst of grapefruit, and then it's all about beautiful slightly earthy vetiver here. Very fitting for...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 25th September, 2020

    Good morning, everyone! Our thread is very visual today! :)
    I'm synching with Concentré de Pamplemousse Rose by Hermes - it's all about vetiver and not grapefruit to my nose (though there are some...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I like vetiver quite a lot. I smelled several vetiver essential oils and liked them very much, too. I do not have any scents that are dedicated to vetiver though, but quite a bunch of them have it in...
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    Re: SOTW: September

    Day 4 with Alaia Nude and my week is done! Anything goes until Monday when I might choose another one for 4 days.
    Alaia Nude smells as good as in the first day of the week to me, and since today I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020

    Thank you, darlings! <3
    You're the best.

    Bavard, a poodle, you say. A cat will do just as well!
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    What's with the Cloud here? I smelled another one on my way home!
    And a thick vanilla gourmand which felt familiar but I couldn't recognize it right away.
    Oh, and a soft lovely rose in the...
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    A young lady in a big cloud of Ariana Grande's Cloud is walking before me!
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    Re: New Book: The Big Book Of Perfumes

    Sounds like an interesting read.
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    Re: SOTW: September

    3rd day with Alaia Nude - I like the scent itself just as much and look forward to wear it tomorrow, too, but it feels like more a skin scent today than before, hm.
    I like getting to know my...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Me too. It usually looks just like my natural lips, but much, much better.
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    Re: are tinted lip balms unisex?

    I think subtly/naturally redder is okay and shouldn't draw unwanted attention to you - just use less product especially around the edges to prevent bleeding. Just a bit is usually enough.
    Trilby...
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