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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver vs l' eau Boisee

    I like vetiver it's good. The L'eau Boisee, for me, is at a different level, it makes me want to bite my arm where it is sprayed! Unlike many other fragrances, it stays a long time now and still...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver vs l' eau Boisee

    I have the l' Eau Boisee now. I am glad I went with it. What I am smelling is much more lemon with a very similar DNA as the vetiver. The lemon I am picking up is very pleasant and long-lasting....
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    Re: Guerlain L'Instant EDT longevity.

    I think what you say has a big part in it, other than it being a light fragrance no doubt.
    I am a painter and many times when I'm painting with a simple latex interior paint. The customers will...
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    Re: Guerlain L'Instant EDT longevity.

    funny thing is I find the habit Rouge to be really strong and long-lasting, but I see I am not alone with the L'iinstant EDT. it may be the way the skin is and or the nose. lol
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    Re: Guerlain L'Instant EDT longevity.

    on the information from everyone. My bottle must of had a problem some how some way. I am light on the trigger with all fragrances and with the L'instant EDT that I have it is very nice indeed, but I...
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    Guerlain L'Instant EDT longevity.

    L'Instant EDT, I like it a lot, but I never had a fragrance that I have to use 12 sprays to make it last about two hours with a touch of skin scent after words.
    I have decided to purchase the EDP,...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver vs l' eau Boisee

    I believe it is Homme L'eau Boisee! Homme is a french word for Man, I think.
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    Guerlain Vetiver vs l' eau Boisee

    hello, I was wondering how close is Guerlain Vetiver EDT to Guerlain L' Eau Boisee? Anybody have both and are they somewhat similar? I have the Vetiver and I like it for certain uses. Thinking...
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    Re: top notes middle notes and base notes

    I have been noticing more than rose in the Habit Rouge as I use it more. It is a tricky type of fragrance for me. I am starting to like it more and more. At first spray, it was like "What is this...
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    Re: Do you keep your boxes?

    I been keeping the boxes and display all the little mini boxes I have and keep the fragrances in a dark drawer that I constantly use. I read that keeping the large bottles in their boxes is good for...
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    Re: top notes middle notes and base notes

    It may seem like I am overthinking it, I admit.
    In certain fragrances, I find that there is really no base notes and no middle notes but rather one big smell. I'm not saying that is a bad thing. ...
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    top notes middle notes and base notes

    Hello, I was under the impression that a fragrance has different stages as I do find true to a certain point. Although I recently have a Guerlain habit rouge and it is heavy with the rose note from...
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    Re: info on fragrantica

    All replies are very much appreciated. I am still trying to figure out what certain notes smell like. If I have two fragrances that I like and they are similar, I find the notes that are present in...
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    info on fragrantica

    hello, I was wondering about the note list for each fragrance on fragrantica. How are the notes in each fragrance determined? Do the fragrance companies give the ingredients?
  15. using a different edt after the first wears off

    hello, I was wondering about something. I know the term of layering is used now and then and I do understand the concept, although I have not found out what goes with the others so far.
    My question...
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    Re: That's OUTRAGEOUS!!!

    I wonder if people buy it?
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    Re: That's OUTRAGEOUS!!!

    it can not get more OUTRAGEOUS than this!!!
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  18. Re: old subject of wine cooler for fragrances

    thanks and that is great to know. I appreciate the information. I want to update the situation with more details if I may.

    Yesterday, about 2 pm I used 8 sprays of Guerlain Ideal lhomme cologne...
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    I agree, but living proof fo me, that is when the bottles were in that wine cooler for 3 days the glass and contents were really chilled. It is a very cold 66 to 68 degrees inside and out of the...
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    the problem is my house will get about 85 to 89 on a real hot day while I am at work. I will say that after the experience with the cold bottles of only 66 to 68 degrees that had absolutely no smell...
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    Re: One Fragrance House

    (+1 ) I wanted to make a new thread on the subject. Wow Geurlain is nice stuff. I have 6 different ones now.
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    that is surprising, Even my ultra male fragrance had very little smell to it and I noticed that everything evaporated real fast too once it was on my skin.
    I will say one thing that may have a...
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    hello, I read many posts from many different sources about EDT"s and colognes in a refrigerator or better yet a wine cooler.
    I would like to tell you about the findings that I learned. I have not...
  24. Re: looking for a new perfume for a women friend.

    thank you for all the great suggestions from eveyone. I wil try to find these on line, and buy some nice samples for her, unless I can get a good deal on small bottles.
  25. Re: looking for a new perfume for a women friend.

    ok, thanks for the great suggestions. I think this suggestion backed up by all who gave a reply is going to work well, along with my first-hand experience of Guerlain.
    Guerlain happens to be my...
  26. looking for a new perfume for a women friend.

    Hi she loves peach scents, is there a nice edt that smells like a good non sythentic peach? It would be good for the middle note of peach if it will last longer, I may be wrong on that. thanks for...
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    got my first compliment yesterday

    At work, a woman said that she thought it was appropriate to tell me that the fragrance she smelled on me was so nice. She specifically said that what she liked the best was it was not leaving a...
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    Re: information on technical issues.

    Ok, these terms along with Stringent from the above post are good. Also, the allergy info is very good to know as well.
    From the replies, I now know what Cloying means in the fragrance community as...
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    Re: information on technical issues.

    I have listened to many reviews on YouTube and a few times the experienced reviewers have used the term effervescent quality, but I am not sure if this is the case. also, I noticed that Chanel...
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    information on technical issues.

    I appreciate any help. I will have a handful of questions in time. I have many fragrance samples so far.

    I have progressed fast and learned difficult lessons so far.

    My first question is...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    well since this thread, I used up all of the 2020 sample which was only 1.5 mL. I purchased a 5ml decanter of the original. I used it only twice and immediately purchased a bottle of the original. I...
  32. Re: chanel allure homme vs perry ellis M

    perfect info from all! the pleasure is all mine and much appreciated.
  33. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    being inexperienced, here is a good one. because of all the hype, I purchased cool water twice. I second-guessed my nose and wanted to like it. I returned the first bottle, and I gave the second...
  34. chanel allure homme vs perry ellis M

    hello, I purchased a bottle of Allure Homme at Macy's with a big discount because of a new credit card and a special sale day. I have not opened it yet and it's within a 30 day period. I then...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    well being new to fragrances and over a week's pay in samples, I am like a kid in a candy store and never testing anything to top it off. I put on one little spray of a 2 ml sample vial of ultra...
  36. Re: info on jean Paul Gaultier ultra male

    I think you are right. I just looked on eBay and all the bottles of Ultra Male are advertised as EDT intense. Funny thing is the pictures of ultra male do not say it. Also on Fragrantica, the...
  37. info on jean Paul Gaultier ultra male

    hello members, I am way behind times due to inexperience. I have a sample of Jean Palu Gaultier Ultra male and the sample from the factory says Eau de toilette Intense on it. I really like the...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    at any rate, I did found a reputable company that sells samples. they have both the 2020 and the original Dior homes, that made it easy to be sure that I picked the right one.
    I am still using the...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    I find that the entire interest of fragrances has really confused me, to say the least. A couple of lessons I have learned the hard way is smelling a fragrance up close is a bad thing to do for me....
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    Re: original dior hommes

    I understand what you are saying.
    the only stores that I know in my area are Macy's and Sephora's. They both carry the new one. being that they have not discontinued the original, it will be only a...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    I hope no one minds me saying this, Dior made a confusing thing out of this, and most think that it is a mistake. All I can say is this new fragrance is not good to me and rather offensive. I wonder...
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    original dior hommes

    hello, can anyone tell me where I may find the original Dior Homme fragrance in a sample and a possible small bottle? Is the original completely gone now? I tried the 2020 Dior Homme and it is not...
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    Re: Versace Dylan Blue vs Eros

    hello, I am still new to fragrances but have come a long way in a short time, along with a decent investment so far. I have a good sense of smell and I have become selective, to say the least. Dylan...
  44. Re: new and finding out always try a fragrance before buying a bottle.

    I am learning the difficult way so far. Taking suggestions from this forum is the best. I was in Macy's today smelling a whole lot of good fragrances and oh my! I think I damaged my nose for at least...
  45. Re: new and finding out always try a fragrance before buying a bottle.

    just for the record, just saying, I find that Guerlain Lhomme Ideal EDP used sparingly is next to heavenly!
  46. Re: new and finding out always try a fragrance before buying a bottle.

    I appreciate the comments very much. Thanks for the welcome too! I am glad that everyone realizes that it is subject to the individual. the sense of smell is in relation to our sense of taste also....
  47. new and finding out always try a fragrance before buying a bottle.

    hello, it is very confusing that one fragrance can be loved by many and yet a few can not stand some fragrances.
    I tried channel de blue today at the store by a tester. the Chanel de bleu EDT is a...
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    Re: fragrance new and confused

    I will take all suggestions and comments with appreciation.
    Something I just realized is with miniatures I have been dabbing on fragrances, instinctively keeping it sparingly which is good for me. ...
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    Re: fragrance new and confused

    I know one thing is I never want to put my nose up to a freshly sprayed fragrance. Also, I am sticking to the expensive fragrances! If and when I heal from this ailment.
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    fragrance new and confused

    hello, I need important information.
    I am not young and I was never into fragrances. I purchased two bottles of cologne in my life up until now. One was Drakar and the next one was Eternity was the...
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