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    Re: Simple lavender fragrance, what else to add?

    Given the very high % of linalool and linalyl acetate from the lavender, lavender, and even clary sage, this fragrance will not last too long... You may consider lessening that dosage.

    To add...
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    Re: Where i can get Fine Frangrance Formulas?!

    This is the place to help people learn how to make their own fine fragrance formulas.
    If you want to buy formulas, I suggest that you contact some fragrance houses in your country to see what they...
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    Re: Masala vanilla incense

    Well, with the title of Masala, you should probably start with the Masala spices used in tea masala. You may also end up using some resins too, but I don't know those incense sticks personally.
  4. Thread: About lychee

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    Re: About lychee

    Fruits are much harder than you expect to make them realistic.
    You can infer the fruits often, though.

    The fruit portion of Lychee is more or less a generic sweet fruit bit.
    Yes, you can choose...
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    Re: libertynatural.com down?

    Liberty just wrote to tell that they were without power for 10 days due to downed power lines in an ice storm.
    They said their site is back up again...
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    Re: Perfume concentration

    This concentration is diluted from a majority of undiluted materials...
    Some materials may be so strong that they need to be diluted to play nicely with other undiluted materials....
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    Re: My Virgin Island Water formula

    Not much of my website is working right now, but this seems to be ok to download the Excel file......
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    Re: 4-Ethylphenol vs Birch tar etc.

    It's very difficult to compare a single molecule next to a full spectrum natural.
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    Re: My Virgin Island Water formula

    Taking out your dilutions, and assuming weight by your numbers, These are your percentages;



    Ambrofix (Ambroxan) - 3
    3.0000gr
    2.01%


    Ethyl Maltol - 3.55
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    Re: Organizing Aroma chemicals

    Organize them by the way that you currently associate with them. Don't put your organizational structure in stone though, be ready to change it when you grow... several times...
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    Re: Am I anosmic to Cadaverine?

    Cadaverine neat smells like somewhat old raw chicken dark meat.
    It doesn't smell like rotting flesh/dead animal.
    I'm sorry, but I looked and could not find my small sample to smell at this time to...
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    Re: 4 materials - 8 questions

    If the single molecule vanillin, yes, can be used in perfumery. If you refer to vanilla extract for baking instead, it has a lot of water and alcohol. And if you are buying the cheap version, then...
  13. Thread: Ysl m7 (2002)

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    Re: Ysl m7 (2002)

    Oh, Not to worry, I didn't spend too much time looking over the GCMS, because it is not a collapsed GC, there are so many peaks to weed through... I can easily miss things, in this format, plus, it...
  14. Thread: Ysl m7 (2002)

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    Re: Ysl m7 (2002)

    Looking over the GCMS, it looks like several woods, Cedarwood, Amyris, several sandalwood molecules, patchouli at between 4-7%, Iso E Super, musks, hedione, Gamma methyl Ionone, a boatload of ethyl...
  15. Thread: 1on1 Mentoring

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    Re: 1on1 Mentoring

    Why don't you hit up Mark Evans in Australia:
    https://evocativeperfumes.com/
    perfumer at evocativeperfumes dot com
  16. Re: Creatingperfume.com...is it open for business?

    eek, Thanks for the heads up...
    Seems like a critical error...
    seems like a lot of updating is needed...
    Your tip off is most appreciated...

    If you want to buy something, just write me to pk...
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    Re: A Fougèrative Day Out

    Yes, 7% sounds better... you know the coumarin notes are overdosed, if you open the concentrate bottle to smell, close it up, and in a minute, Coumarin is what is left in the air in the space.
  18. Re: Good supplier for Choya Loban and other Choyas?

    Excellent, Thanks!
  19. Re: Good supplier for Choya Loban and other Choyas?

    OK, Cool... well, if you do order, may I order with you to conserve $ on shipping?
  20. Re: Good supplier for Choya Loban and other Choyas?

    White Lotus was the supplier for us of these...
    I have not heard except good, for Ventrakamna.

    Fortunately, I stocked up before Whote Lotus went out, so don't need any. That is unless they sell...
  21. Re: Creatingperfume.com...is it open for business?

    Alora mentioned that her doggie had had major problems, and that she'd spent more than a week working on her dog's health...

    A lot of things going down simultaneously...
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    Re: libertynatural.com down?

    I called last week, they said they were updating their site, check back in a few hours, but it has been many days, I suppose it was a bit messy and they are trying to get back ASAP...
  23. Thread: On Peonile

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    Re: On Peonile

    I would wish to buy a small amount from you for my own reference, if you'd like. Any small amount in a capped vial is fine, sprayer not desired.... :-)
  24. Re: Solvent for materials that seems partially soluble in ethanol?

    It's really tough to guess exactly what would work. You could try each dilutant you have in a tiny trial. But, often, the rest of the concentrate molecules can also serve this function, too. You...
  25. Thread: Bergamot FCR?

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    Re: Bergamot FCR?

    Can't guess in French, but FCR often means "furocoumarin reduced".

    Go for FCF. Furocoumarin free.
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    Re: A Fougèrative Day Out

    Whoa, that coumarin dose...
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    Re: leather+pineapple

    Mm, right now, to me, this looks thin on molecules. I'd consider a pineapple base, and a leather base. And then I think you could include some other things to fill it out a bit.
  28. Re: I got my first ingredients. How not to screw up?

    Did you order from Parfclub?
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    Re: Making eucalyptus Eo USP

    USP is a certification...
    I don't think, (without actually knowing...) that you can just distill something, and call it USP. Methinks it needs to go somewhere to be certified as such as "USP".
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    Re: Cashmeran too earthy?

    I would agree with the above...
    Get your Geosmin outside the house for a week or two.
    Make sure that you end up diluting it down to 1/10,000 % to use.
    Do not reuse any pipette that you use in...
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    Re: Pretty Oud (Firmenich)

    Yes, I recognize it from my own perfumes...
    But I tend to think it is used well blended..
  32. Re: Recreating the typical animal barnyard OUD note, in Arab perfumes

    Yes.
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    Re: Florals and top notes for a newbie

    Glad to help.
    Linalool and Linalyl acetate are the pairing that is in Bergamot, Lavender, and Petitgrain.

    Ethyl linalyl acetate is similar to Linalyl Acetate.. but the ethyl, I tend to think...
  34. Re: Recreating the typical animal barnyard OUD note, in Arab perfumes

    Did you try the QT Civet Oud Blend?
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    Re: Simple fougere formula/oakmoss

    uh, yeah, way too much coumarin, it will take over. you can cut down to 3% with ease.
    The bergamot is there for diffusion, see if it is better with some...
    Also, seems rather shy for the top end.
  36. Re: GCMS of common essential oils and absolutes

    Even in my monster laboratory, only four from this list are resident.
    The rest are pretty hard to come by...
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    Re: Florals and top notes for a newbie

    85 hedione
    20 linalool
    15 phenyl ethyl alcohol
    26 jasmine abs
    4 rose abs
    30 linalyl acetate

    Try that.
    note: I changed the Ethyl linalyl acetate to Linalyl acetate
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    Re: Brooklyn Fragrance Lover

    Indeed, sad to hear. He will indeed be missed.
    It's a good time for everyone to assess their physical and spiritual health for their future...
  39. Re: Is Creating Perfume still in Susan's hands? (EDIT, CP has new owner)

    I am pretty sure that Alora is going to keep selling the Accords. But their present situation is that they lost much too much of their stock of materials in the move, due to the moving company....
  40. Re: Looking for a few formulation sheet "beta testers"

    yes...
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    Re: re-create Tobacco Vanille / oriental fragrance

    Agreed. And I severely doubt that it has Tobacco Absolute, as well. Granted I am looking over a Perfumersworld GCMS that someone sent to me.
    You all know I am not inclined to PW, but even here,...
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    Re: An attempt to shake up the creative process

    Well, First, why do you need so much DPG?
    Next, is this ALL?
    It's all Musk, you need more "enliveners". :-)

    Why didn't you use any galaxolide?
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    Re: Diffuseness / Diffusivity and alcohol

    Yes, there are materials that are more diffusive and evaporate faster than alcohol.
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    Re: Failed use of Cascalone

    Its is considered a topnote if the dosage is too high.
  45. Re: Solvent for Stryrax Absolute and similar material

    Unless it is a CO2 Total, and being called an absolute...
    what does the vendor and the SDS say?

    many oils cloud when added to alcohol.
    Often you just need to let them settle for a month to clear.
  46. Thread: Rose

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    Re: Rose

    A tiny bit of research on the molecular composition of Rose essential oil will yield piles and piles of results. Rose is one of the most studied natural extraction.
    Go for it, and teach yourself......
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    Re: Recreating top/middle notes of Tam Dao EDT

    It smells like there is more Texas cedar than 7.5%. But maybe that is because the blend used emphasizes the topnote terpenes, instead of the basenotes in Texas Cedarwood.
    Texas cedar is especially...
  48. Re: The Nombre Noir open project... the world's most notorious perfume

    I have not had contact with him for quite a long time...
    I'm not sure what he is doing presently... But he is from your country...
    But his blog was taken down. I am quite surprised if you...
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    Re: Scent and Chemistry

    Do you need me to ask Mr. Kraft about this?
  50. Re: The Nombre Noir open project... the world's most notorious perfume

    Does it start out like this?
    "205 - Hedione / Jasmin oil ? (CAS: 24851-98-7)
    150 - alpha-methyl-Ionone (CAS: 7779-30-8)"

    OR, Does it start out like this?
    "1. Damask rose abs (20)
    2. Rose givco...
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    Re: Failed use of Cascalone

    mmm, yeah. Use Cascalone at less than 1% of the undiluted concentrate.
    You'll have to calculate the amount apropos for 20% dilution...
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    Re: Highly Tenacious Woody Molecules

    The Funebris?

    Whose stock do you like?
  53. Re: Feedback on potential materials for a Balsam Fir Base

    Just remember that Fir Balsam Essential oil is often from the needles and is light, a topnote, mostly of, as mentioned, a-pinene and b-pinene, and limonene.
    Fir Balsam Absolute is a different...
  54. Thread: Odur Pinus

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    Re: Odur Pinus

    Possibly, but they didn't mention the perfume name.
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    Re: Highly Tenacious Woody Molecules

    Mmmm, Sorry that you have to resort to that source...
    But, Yes, early on I realized that supply was a little unpredictable for this molecule, so when I could buy the liquid cedrol featured in my...
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    Re: Using Base Note Only in Complete Formula

    Base notes don't start evaporating after several hours, they start to evaporate immediately. But when surrounded by other more volatile materials, you don't smell them as easily.
  57. Thread: Odur Pinus

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    Re: Odur Pinus

    hmm, this is only the second link in a Google search for Pinus Cembra GCMS. It only takes a smidgen of initiative to answer your own question......
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    Re: fragrance oil+polysorbate 20+ alcohol

    Ahh, for candles...
    And their SDS and IFRA docs are really worthless for telling you about what is in it...

    toss it and do something else for fragrances.
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    Re: Highly Tenacious Woody Molecules

    I talk about Cedrol here:
    https://youtu.be/TCpL4o09vao

    from about 2:00 through to about 4:25 minutes.
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    Re: fragrance oil+polysorbate 20+ alcohol

    Can you pick another product more suitable for wearable fragrances?
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    Re: Highly Tenacious Woody Molecules

    Cedrol would be good...
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    Re: 'Sandalwood' Fragrance Recipe / Ingredients

    I'm glad that you found you like the Sandalwood from PA, that makes the sandalwood bit easier...

    Unfortunately, I don't know those scents that you refer to.
    But "Sandalwood" is usually quite...
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    Re: Recommendations for fresh green background

    Green: A microdose of Triplal, Lyral, a bit of Perilla EO, Anther, Stemone, and Trifernal
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    Re: Cardamom oil from seeds

    If you can buy enough cardamom, and also have ability to distill essential oils from that stock, it should be perfectly usable in perfumery.
  65. Re: why does jasmine sambac co2 extract create solid bit in perfumers alcohol?

    Exactly as above...

    A total will likely have insolubles.
    BUT, you can try to add fatty acid ethyl and/or methyl esters, and possibly get the insolubles to blend into the alcohol.
  66. Thread: FreshSkin

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    Re: FreshSkin

    No direct personal experience here. No giant red flags when looking over their website, with the exception that their Absolutes seem drastically too cheap. They might be dilutions, or they might...
  67. Re: How to recreate the scent of a prehistoric swamp/marsh ?

    I don't think that swamp odors have really changed any over time... Go visit a real swamp, and sniff around...
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    Re: tincturing pinon sap?

    Like Mak-7 says, always gonna be sticky...
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    Re: Attempt at a recreation of Armani Mania

    I got mine this morning, put it on my hand... Def has some linalool, I thought of Lavender in the opening.
    Now, I'll look at the structure that is published...

    But it seem like you would need to...
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    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    Received from Geco and Ferntim.
    Would have gotten them Saturday if I had not missed the delivery, which required a signature...
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    Re: The worlds best perfume

    I don't think we need to spend any more energy on this thread...
  72. Re: How do you build scents around aroma chems you cannot smell?

    Limitations seem to always be there, in some manner, for each person... I have trouble smelling several salicylates, and can only smell some in a small way. I still use them for their purpose, but...
  73. Re: how can I make fig scent with essential oil ?

    Davana could be a part of a natural solution, buuuut... I'd still recommend single molecules, even if they're natural molecules...
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    Re: Anyone ever ordered from perfumersworld.com?

    Nice, replying to a 15 year old comment.
    You got anything better to do than to shill for them?
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    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    Hi Xii, I'm glad you are here! :-)

    The first game, I just wanted to provide leadership for a rapid decision for a game, and *tried* to leave it as loose as possible, still, there were parameters...
  76. Re: Appell's formulas as alcohol-based perfumes - what to do about concretes/resinoids/tinctures?

    Sometimes a week or more is necessary for settling out of solids.

    Agree with what Bill says...

    Resinoids are a little less than useful sometimes, and are actually for flavors, but can sometimes...
  77. Re: perfumer's alcohol: which is your favorite and a question

    DO NOT EVER USE AN ALCOHOL WITH METHANOL.
    That's why so many hand sanitizers up from Mexico are being destroyed, because of using some methanol content in their blends.

    Normal Perfumers alcohol...
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    Re: Salicylate In Extended Drydown

    I don't know if Manny uses this, but he's seen it here at my lab, and it is possible that he does use it in Bon Monsieur.
    dextro,laevo-isoborneol

    But I am not aware of who is going to be selling...
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    Re: Tonka Bean absolute accord

    I made a study of Coumarinic elements a couple of years ago. I edited out a bit of my findings, for this presentation, but it gives a comparative analysis to help you answer this particular...
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    Re: The worlds best perfume

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    Re: The worlds best perfume

    Youtube people telling you things? I applaud your desire and willingness to try.
    But you are impressed with the illusion that it is all of quick, easy to accomplish, and cheap.

    I'm afraid...
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    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    It is, Thanks...

    "Is that unidentified animal a wombat by any chance?"
    I looked it up, and I think it is trying to look like a Capybara. :-)

    Lastly, I received the entry from Aliaksei, of...
  83. Thread: Benzyl Acetate

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    Re: Benzyl Acetate

    I posted a Synthetic Rhodinol formula in the single note sub forum.
  84. Thread: Rhodinol

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    Rhodinol

    Synthetic Rhodinol formula:


    Geraniol Ex Citronella oil- 70 gms
    Geraniol Pure- 81.725 gms
    Citronellol Pure- 23.275


    Total- 175 gms
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    Re: 2021 SFP International Perfumer Competition

    Glad that you are only kidding...
    At least you are young enough to be allowed to enter...!
    It was 25 years ago when I could have entered...
    Just be thankful that you COULD have entered! :-)...
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    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    Ah, Well, I love animal office items.
    My Cardinal bird scissors broke, ( I loved cutting with my Bird Scissors...) I started to look for other fun things to have in my environment... had an...
  87. Re: Lyral-Methyl Anthranilate Schiff Base From Vigon

    nice, keep going!
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    Re: Attempt at a recreation of Armani Mania

    I ordered a sample, to smell it... Thanks...
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    Re: Lavender Absolute Constituents

    Most likely eo's are shaped to not include coumarin. I heard Robert Pappas call coumarin "poison", he does gcms testing for many EO companies, and seems to likely influence products too. He and I...
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    Re: Anyone have a good caramel accord?

    Deleted.
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    Re: Coumarin Recrystallizing Problem

    Agreeing...
  92. Re: Lyral & Lilial alternate (replacer) bases per application

    See his post #13 this thread.
  93. Thread: Random Accords

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    Re: Random Accords

    Was working on a Men's scent, wrote the formula out, and made it. Didn't turn out at all as expected, but did come very close to a Pineapple Guava / Feijoa fruit base. So I took out the extraneous...
  94. Thread: Coffee Tincture

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    Re: Coffee Tincture

    I've never actually made a coffee base, I just added in the appropriate molecules to accomplish the task... on top of a coffee natural extraction, the strongest one I can buy.
    My scent that just...
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    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    Was like trying to pry packages out of the mailbox today...

    Bagged and Tagged, Andreas, Jolieo, Bill, Trystan, and God Mu.

    144924

    144915
    Our new Hedgehog Tape Dispenser is standing guard...
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    Re: honey tobacco accord

    I was going to make a comment but the issue of using drops as stated, but really only using 70 drops, instead of that which is stated, and never using weight instead of drops, all these "adjustments"...
  97. Thread: plum accord

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    Re: plum accord

    Don't fret about it. Give it time and experience and come back to it later...
    Plum is harder than you expect it to be... FRUITS are harder than you expect them to be...
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    Re: Anyone ever ordered from perfumersworld.com?

    I absolutely and vehemently disagree about products from perfumersworld and perfumers studio.
    They are to be avoided whenever possible.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Angel formulae?

    I don't have a lot of intelligence regarding Angel, and the two sources that I do have seem to conflict...
    One source says that Isobutavan is likely between 30-50% of the whole formula.
    But...
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    Re: acqua di Gió formula suggestions

    Beyondperfumer, why don't you introduce yourself to us in the forum...?
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