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What is a similar fragrance to Marc Jacobs Decadence?
SPECIAL GUEST princessparis / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Decadence is my new HG perfume, unfortunately I don't think I've smelt anything like it. see post
Fragrance Junkie Central
I know there are a few of us on BT that are fragrance addicts, so I thought it would be nice to have a dedicated place where we can share our thoughts.   This is not to take away from the lovely What Are You Wearing Today, Fragrance Edition thread, but more a place to post longer reviews, chat about new brands or releases, and just shoot the breeze on anything good and smelly   For me, I recently acquired 2 new decants that I've been anxiously awaiting.  Ever since Lachaton mentioned that MMM was releasing a new scent called  By The Fireplace  I've been itching to get my hands on it.  My decant arrived yesterday, so I'm looking forward to marinating in it this weekend.  Secondly, I recently picked up a tiny sample of Shiseido Nombre Noir.  Apparently it is one of the most expensive failures in perfume history - made by Serge Lutens for Shiseido back in the 80s.  Of course, with a backstory like that, I was dying to get a sniff   What's new on your scent radar?  Do tell!    
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HALL OF FAMER GennX / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
One is an Aerin Lauder, a Van Cleef & Arpels, a Gucci Flora, an Estee Lauder Private collection, and Floris something or other. And if I don't find one I truly like (or ... see post
Need A new perfume!
Hello Everyone!   I'm on the hunt for a new perfume! I went around smelling as much as I could and I came across this perfume called CHANCE EAU FRAÎCHE by Chanel, I absolutely love this smell but i was curious as to how long the wear lasts? What are some thoughts about this product? Also I heard many good reviews about the perfume called Flower Bomb by Viktor & Rolf & i'm curious what the thoughts are about that one as well! Thank you! 
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Fragrances can vary in terms of how they develop and how long they may last or wear on each individual based on body chemistry, pH, and even what conditions you may go t... see post
How many perfume bottles do you have?
How many bottles of perfume does everyone have?
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HALL OF FAMER StephaniLynn / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I love most of these<3 see post
vanilla based mens cologne
Looking for a warm vanilla based mens cologne.   Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY RESIDENT Bjayp / BEAUTY RESIDENT BEAUTY RESIDENT / replied
Nirvana Black, even though marketed solely to women, is more masculine than it is feminine with VERY strong Vanilla notes. see post
Sweet fragrance!
I'm on the market for a sweet smelling, but mature, perfume. I have been loving Viva La Juicy, but I'm getting tired of it and want to try something new. I don't really care for super sugary scents (think cotton candy), but I love warm scents (think vanilla and caramel). Any suggestions?
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HALL OF FAMER vegchililover78 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Pacifica Ambered Sugared Dreams or TokyoMilk DarkTainted Love are sweet, but grown up scents.  see post
What are you wearing, Fragrance edition!
I'm one of those gals that are obsessed with fragrances and have about around 50 60 70 80 and still collecting...(if you want to call it that.) So I would like to know what are you wearing today?   I'm wearing Obsession...(hahaha kinda fits this thread, doesn't it? )
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HALL OF FAMER PopularMakeup / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I really like it too! Is it supposed to be a mens cologne, though? I can't find a rollerball of it. see post
Something similar to Angel
I like Angel Parfume by Thierry Mugler but I am looking for a different frangrance "but similar to Angel" any recommendations. Someone said Gucci had one but I cannot remember the name.
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HALL OF FAMER Sprytely / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
About halfway down the page they have a selection of "this reminds me of X" perfumes, and sometimes people list others in the comments as well: http://www.fragrantica (... see post
Atelier scents lasting power?
Ok guys I'm really in love with Atelier's description of their scents and the few I've been able to smell IRL.  Since my Sephora doesn't carry many of the scents, I was thinking of getting their sampler pack directly from their website (where they then give you credit for that amount towards a later purchase of a bigger fragrance), but before I committed to what would likely be an expensive addition to my minimal scent collection (I otherwise wear ginger or Bvglari's Black--I can't stand most floral scents and am more of ginger, tea, or other quirky scents) I wanted to know how well it lasted on.   Also, anyone have any other scent suggestions for someone who likes scents with things like: Bergamot, Leather, Rain (naturalish clean scents as opposed to ones that your dryer sheets might come in), Ginger and hates: floral (esp things like rose & lily, I can deal with violet); "hippy" scents (basically if you can find it in incense, I can't wear it or be close to it without dissolving in sneezes, so things like patchouli, frankincense, myrrh, etc.)
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Fragrance at drugstores/online
What's everyone's experience with buying higher end perfume at places like CVS and Walgreens? Or does anyone have a favorite place for buying perfume at a discount? I have bought my husband Dolce and Gabbana cologne on Groupon before.   I'm looking at Marc Jacobs and Thierry Mugler on Walgreens and CVS right now because they would be around 50% cheaper.   I wasn't sure if these places got older bottles or if they just give better prices.
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HALL OF FAMER Samtian / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
They give better prices. I buy mine from Wal-mart when they have what I'm looking for.  see post
Fragrance Advice - Hippie without the headshop
Hello all.   I have been hunting for a new scent for FOREVER. I know what I like but can't seem to find a good fit. I love what most people would describe as hippie scents (incense, sandalwood, amber, campfire, patchouli, spice market,  Arabian nights ) but I don't want to smell like a headshop - I work for a conservative company and so I would like a grown up fragrance with the notes that speak to me without getting a call from HR for a drug test.    I like those addictive woods, resins, and warm florals but more often than not find that scents in this family tend to be paired heavily with vanilla - which claws at me. I don't like anything too sweet, powdery or to musky. I do like scents that lean masculine and don't oppose wearing a men's or unisex fragrance.    Right now I am using the Ambre & Santal body wash/lotion by L`Occitane followed by Spanish Amber perfume by Pacifica. The Spanish Amber really speaks my language - but it does not have any sillage or staying power... and I have become 100% scent blind to it after years of use. That said, it is described as:  This modern and mystical blend has warm and resinous Amber notes at its heart, Rosy Geranium and woody Sandalwood in the middle and citrusy Bergamot and Elemi on top.   I have done countless trials at Sephora trying to find the right one to no avail. Some that I have tried without success:  Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black Tom Ford Black Orchid Thierry Mugler Alien YSL Black Opium Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Tocca Beauty Cleopatra Juliette Has a Gun - all of them Hermes Eau des Merveilles Michael Kors Sexy Amber Fresh Cannabis Santal   Searching for specific notes has not served me and so I am hoping that my description of what I like/don't like will inspire some suggestions from you all. Thoughts?  TIA!!
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HALL OF FAMER PaletteAddict99 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
A few months ago on the active promo perks thread a description by b2s got me started on TokyoMilk Dark. You can try it out inexpensivly with this really cute discovery ... see post
Passion Fruit Fragrance
I have a passion fruit body spray that I really love and was wondering if anyone could recommend a perfume that has notes of passion fruit it in, thanks! 
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HALL OF FAMER ShannonAlexis / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Here is what came up with a sephora search for "Passion Fruit"   http://www.sephora.com/i-am-juicy-couture-P400163?skuId=1737840   http://www.sephora.com/eau-de-cart... see post
i smell great brand
Has anyone here tried or heard of the brand, i smell great? It was founded by Sophia Bush and Randi Shinder. I love Sophia and have been wanting to try out the brand, plus it has great reviews.    You can buy a sample pack for $14 which includes 1mL of each of the 4 scents and a coupon for $14 off whichever eau de parfum you like best.   ismellgreat dot com
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HALL OF FAMER blondesluv2shop / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I got my i smell great sample pack today and thought I'd update in case anyone is thinking about trying this brand. I'm really impressed with 2 of the scents and will de... see post
Need Help Finding a Fragrance
Hello! I am not looking for anything incredibly specific, I like citrus or fruity fragrances that have warm/musk bases. I don't like overly sweet fragrances (caramel or cotton candy notes give me a headache). Just looking a fruity/citrusy scent that has a warm base to it. If you've ever smelled Into the Wild by Bath and Body Works or CK Euphoria Blossom, that's along the lines of what I'm after. Any ideas? Thank you!
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SPECIAL GUEST MikeyLauren / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Thank you! I love that scent, especially for summer, I'm a Clinique fiend!  see post
Bvlgari omnia paraiba mini
So, the omnia paraiba mini that was available in a promo a couple months ago... it's smarter than I am. I can't figure out how to use it. I'm not even sure if it's a spray or a dabber thingy. If anyone could let me know how it works, I'd appreciate it.
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HALL OF FAMER 1930sbella / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
sure, I am glad you got it open....nothing worse than not being able wear a new perfume :) see post
Winter Perfume
Hello!   I am looking for a perfume that is good for the winter. My favorite scents include rose, chai, lemon, lavender, vanilla, and anything baked.    Thank you!
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SPECIAL GUEST MikeyLauren / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
The new Vera Bradley fragrances are coming out in a  few weeks, I hope Sephora gets them. There's vanilla sea salt, champagne apple berry, cotton flower, and a rose scen... see post
Perfume help
i want to add some new perfume to my stash. I have a sample of Marc Jacobs Mod Noir that I am definitely buying. I also have a sample of Alien which I like but will be fine with just the sample for now since I have 2. I'm considering the Marc Jacobs Daisy rollerball trio pack since they have good reviews and interest me. Marc Jacobs Dot looks intriguing. I tend to like sweet and floral scents. my signature scent is Chanel Chance. im open to any other suggestions.  I know I could go to the store and get samples but I have severe anxiety and would rather just order online. Thanks for any help
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi samls324,   If you like sweet and floral scents, I suggest Carven Le Parfum. You can only order it online and it is probably one of my favorite scents! It's sweet... see post
Any thoughts on Lavanilla Pure vanilla? or does anyone have any recommendations on vanilla scents
BEAUTY GURU Askenjuri / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Check out the Comptoir Sud Pacifique's Extreme Vanille and Coco Vanille.  Beautiful, tropical vanillas that carry you right off to Tahiti!  Hands down, my favorite vanil... see post
Fragrance
I am having trouble with perfumes lasting on me. Does anybody have a recommendation of a perfume that will last? How much should I spray to make it apparent to others in a good way?
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SPECIAL GUEST rory12345 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
I have smelt both of the Thierry Mugler Perfumes and think they are just fabulous. How are the longevity on those? With your personal preference?I will also look at the ... see post
Help from Fragrance-Obsessed BTers?
I was hoping the fragrance-loving side of BT would be willing to give me a hand!   I got bored the other day and started comparing the scent notes of every. single. perfume. I have worn and loved that I could recall, just to see if they had any notes in common. The results? Sandalwood, Musk, Vanilla, and Orange (both Sweet and Blood).   Do any of you guys have a suggestion for a new scent based on that? I'm currently using Stella by Tocca, but I'm growing tired of it, and I want a new signature scent this 2016!
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HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I love both brands...across the board.  Can't wait to hear what you find, from them and others! see post
New fragrance
I just ordered Flowerbomb by Viktor and Rolf!!! Has anyone tried it?? Opinions?  
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BEAUTY WHIZ Azalea14 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Agreed! If I go anywhere and someone's wearing it, I can smell the scent from a mile away! It smells good, but it is strong. see post
Atelier Cologne Orange Sanguine Rollerball
does the Orange Sanguine Rollerball fragrance pair well with a vanilla scent? 
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HALL OF FAMER malday / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It does! There is even a set with both Orange Sanguine and Vanille Insensee available   http://www.sephora.com/orange-sanguine-and-vanille-insensee-layering-duo-layeri... see post
WHICH IS THE STRONGEST AND LONG LASTING WOMENS PERFUME?
I have tried lots of them and they last only a couple of hours and I can barely smell them. I love floral and sexy sensual scents, but nothing lasts  
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BEAUTY MAVEN flyaway5 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Alien by Thierry Mugler. That's the kind of perfume you can still smell on your clothing the next day.  see post
citrus-like colognes?
My boyfriend usually uses Old Spice for fragrance and wants to get away from that but most of the colognes we have tried don't have what he likes. Anyone know of one with a citrus undertone? I wanted to get him one for Christmas. Stronger the better but I need to start somewhere so any suggestions appreciated. Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The below link is the men's fragrances narrowed down to their "Fresh" category, which encompasses the more clean, aquatic, and citrusy scents:   http://www.sephora.com... see post
looking for the Tokyo Milk fragrance most similar to Kate Walsh boyfriend
Loved Kate Walsh boyfriend fragrance and miss it so much.  I remember a Tokyo Milk fragrance smelling similar but can not remember the name of it.  Any suggestions?
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SCENE QUEEN blubird21 / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
Zulily sometime has the original Lolita on sale, its where I usually buy it.  see post
Cologne
Can anyone please recommend a cologne similar to Burberry's Brit Rhythm? Thank you.
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Any less expensive "dupes" for Hermes Kelly Caleche? Or a scent with a hint of leather
I love Hermes' Kelly Caleche, but its a bit much for my budget. Are there any similar scents out there? Thank you! Hermes' description: A reminder of a visit to the Hermès leather vaults, Kelly Calèche is a light, feminine, joyous expression of leather. It gives a nod to two in-house emblems, and translates the perfumer’s tactile and olfactory emotions into an evocation of leather worn next to the skin, gently tanned by the touch and edged with fresh petals.
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Keep it or not !!
I recently bought YSL black opium and was very happy to buy it after reading the reviews but somehow its just not staying at me that strong, has that happened to anybody else too ? Im wondering shall I keep it or return for something else.
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BEAUTY MAVEN perfumeloveie / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Yeah totally, longevity and projection are the main things even I look for. Will certainly buy an atomizer and use it till I find another fragrance which I like and has ... see post
Sephora brand men shaving gel fragrance
I recently use the Sephora brand men shaving gel, and it smells really good, i really like the fragrance. And im really desperate wanting to find cologne of that smell, is there any?
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What is this scent?
Im not sure if the scent is due to perfume, hairspray, shampoo or even laundry products.  However there is this sharp scent I've smelled on a few women... It isn't floral.  Not sweet.  Not musky.  Just sort of sharp and clean.  Does anyone know what this is?  Just wondering.
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HALL OF FAMER prettyinpa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I get that smell when I use Dove Advanced Care Original Clean Antiperspirant. But I suspect that the scent might have a personal component as well, since I know other pe... see post