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Scent/Fragrance of the Day thread

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by Dmax, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. HORNS

    HORNS Senior member

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    Diptyque's L'eau de L'eau. It's a good holiday scent.
     


  2. dopey

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    Guerlain's Mouchoir de Monsieur

    again

    I am only doing this so I can burn through my sample and return the empty.
    Again. For the same reason and because I like it.
     


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    LV Yerbamate this morning,
    I've read a lot of basenoters say this is more of a summer scent but personally I think its amazing for winter - warming and spicy...
    If anyone hasn't sampled it yet I highly recommend you do!
     


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    rl polo black

    bitches love it.
     


  5. Thomas

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    Chanel Pour Monsieur
     


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    Malle's Angelique Sous la Pluie for an unseasonably warm December day. I could have left the jacket at home.

    I just bought this - what a great scent!
     


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    I spent the day in the desert so I wore Tauer's L'ADDM
     


  8. Thomas

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    LV Piper Negrum this morning. Initially it's a big pepper blast followed by a camphoraceous hum. Now the cedar and sandlewood are getting into the picture and I'm starting to like it, or at least care enough to have an opinion.
     


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    LV Piper Negrum this morning. Initially it's a big pepper blast followed by a camphoraceous hum. Now the cedar and sandlewood are getting into the picture and I'm starting to like it, or at least care enough to have an opinion.
    Where's the menthol???? [​IMG] When I use PN, I get pepper, but a big menthol blast, too. Must de Cartier (parfum) for me today.
     


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    Where's the menthol???? [​IMG] When I use PN, I get pepper, but a big menthol blast, too.

    Must de Cartier (parfum) for me today.


    I may have menthol and camphoraceous tied together a little too closely in my tiny little brain. I have sandlewood as camphoraceous and at the moment this is predominantly cedar/sandlewood. Which I like but I would like more if there were...more spices or perhaps some vanilla. I think LDDM >>> Piper Negrum.
     


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    Where's the menthol???? [​IMG] When I use PN, I get pepper, but a big menthol blast, too.

    Must de Cartier (parfum) for me today.


    Okay, I catch some anise and peppermint in this one. Still - a little more candy-store-hollow than I normally go for - not as much warm rich earthiness as I prefer.

    BTW - I was curious about this and it may warrant its own thread, but I'll ask here.

    Umami is getting some press as the fifth taste - but unlike the four obvious tastes (sour, sweet, bitter,salt) it relates more towards texture and sensory perception. Umami describes more of a richness of texture than an actual describable taste.

    I was wearing a scent that evoked a rich custard, and I started to wonder - can scent actually transmit richness? Is there a umami-type scent? Or is this a matter of smelling notes of butter, vanilla, sugar, eggs, et al., and concluding through synesthesia that the scent is therefore rich?
     


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    Today was Chanel Cuir de Russie, pure parfum. This has real staying power, unlike the EdT. Clearly the same scent, though
     


  13. rach2jlc

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    Today was Chanel Cuir de Russie, pure parfum. This has real staying power, unlike the EdT. Clearly the same scent, though

    Oh yeah, the Parfum takes no prisoners. My experience with it, though of course it is the same scent as the EdT, was that it was less crisp and powdery. It was considerably deeper and a little more "foul." BUT, it's been several years since I had the parfum and after I used mine up I sufficed with just the EdT, which I sprayed all over myself with reckless abandon.
     


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    Oh yeah, the Parfum takes no prisoners. My experience with it, though of course it is the same scent as the EdT, was that it was less crisp and powdery. It was considerably deeper and a little more "foul." BUT, it's been several years since I had the parfum and after I used mine up I sufficed with just the EdT, which I sprayed all over myself with reckless abandon.

    I have won the EdT several times. This morning, my daughter, who had never commented on that scent before before, told me he really hated the perfume I was wearing. Your description of the difference between the two is consistent with what I had noticed. To be frank, the aggressiveness in the PP is, to me, the point of CdRussie.
     


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    Ahhh... nothing like a little ball powder after the gym. So today's fragrance was 'mint':

    [​IMG]

    For those not familiar:

    Description
    Ball powder. We're not kidding.

    Balla Powder for Men is the ideal anti-chafing and anti-wetness solution for clammy sacks. Guaranteed to prevent the dreaded "bat wing" syndrome, Balla Powder for Men is lightly scented with a masculine fragrance, for anyone else who plans to work in your close quarters. Can be sprinkled into your fudgies for all-day-long comfort and dryness.

    A fabulous post-workout treatment, Balla Powder for Men can also be used between your cheeks, as well as on fetid feet and aromatic armpits.
     


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