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New Bottled Dream Perfume Sampler
I just found this New fragrance set. The price is $58/CAD$70. I love mini perfume, but this set is too similar to the last one.  Anyone is thinking getting this one??   http://www.sephora.com/bottled-dream-perfume-sampl er-P393744?skuId=1691583   It has: 0 .17 oz Bulgari Omnia Crystalline Eau de Toilette (Scent certificate redeems for 1.3 oz bottle) - 0.24 oz Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black Eau de Parfum (Scent certificate redeems for 1 oz bottle) - 0.24 oz Elizabeth and James Nirvana White Eau de Parfum (Scent certificate redeems for 1 oz bottle) - 0.16 oz Escada Joyful Eau de Parfum (Scent certificate redeems for 1 oz bottle) - 0.25 oz Fresh Fresh Life Eau de Parfum (Scent certificate redeems for 1 oz bottle) - 0.16 oz Gucci Guilty Eau de Toilette (Scent certificate redeems for 1 oz bottle) - 0.14 oz Lancôme La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum (Scent certificate redeems for 1 oz bottle)
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HALL OF FAMER kittichick / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That's really disappointing. The last one was the same price and had 8 minis, while this one had only 7. And yeah, all but two are repeats! Bummer. see post
Show Me Your Mini Perfume Collection!
Hello my beautiful people!   This post is inspired by LCResz's recent thread of Perfumes and Oils Collection: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Fragrance/The-perf umes-and-oils-collection/td-p/1451444. While I love perfumes, I don't have much of a perfume and oils collection. I am more of a mini perfume collector.   I am obsessed with minis and I started last July. And I think that I have collected quite a few! I don't really care much about brands of perfumes or how it smells, but more about what the bottle looks like.   Here is my mini perfume collection! I have it stored on top of a Pier 1 Hayworth Collection Lingerie Chest (but I use it for jewelry and makeup storage!) I am going to run out of room soon!   I would love to see your mini perfume collection!
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BEAUTY MASTER Tamara76 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
My mini perfume collection has been growing!  It's not quite as impressive as some posted here, but it makes me happy whenever I look at it!  :) see post
3X Points on Fragrance in February 2015? If so, what will you buy?
UPDATE: the 3X points fragrance promo will run from February 5th through the 14th! Thanks, VioletLavender, for posting the dates to the thread!   For me, I'm already trying to decide between the following:   http://www.sephora.com/wonderwood-P390206?skuId=16 61297   http://www.sephora.com/jour-d-hermes-absolu-P39063 7?skuId=1650456   http://www.sephora.com/blanche-immortelle-P387923? skuId=1637750   http://www.sephora.com/silver-iris-P382331?skuId=1 562164   What do you have your eye on? What types of scents do you tend to gravitate towards?What are some scents you recommend to others? 
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HALL OF FAMER kbmatthews / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I *had* this. Smelled too chemically on me :( If you get it, hopefully it smells better on you! see post
Fragrance recommendations that are similar to DKNY Be Delicious?
The only high end fragrance I have used is DKNY Be Delicious but I want to branch out and try some other perfumes, but I do really like DKNY Be Delicious, are there any that are similar to that? 
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BEAUTY MAVEN Jessickaa27 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Thank you for all the great suggestions! :) see post
Please help me find a replacement for Philosophy Amazing Grace Fine Perfume!
I've worn Amazing Grace for years, but every time Philosophy sells the scent changes. The fine perfume version was the closest thing I could find to the original scent I fell in love with but now it's gone. Almost every scent I try is too fruity or too green and I get an instant headache. I'm heartbroken to not have a fragrance and any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! 
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IT GIRL emma / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
Thank you! I'll be sure to try them! see post
Any other women fancy male fragrances??
So I was looking at my fragrance collection the other day and while this isn't exactly news  to me...I was just realizing that I overwhelmingly gravitate towards male fragrances. But there's a specific kind of male fragrance that I like...not those fresh, sporty scents (my husband likes those). I like the ones that I can only describe as woody, earthy, musky and spicy. Some of the male fragrances I wear are:    Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb (ha! I actually had a Flowerbomb mini and gave it away) Tom Ford Grey Vetiver  Terre D'Hermes  Maison Martin Margiela 'Replica' Jazz Club   Any other ladies out there gravitate towards male fragrances? If so, which ones? 
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Tons of ladies here (myself included) love to sport colognes and scents marketed to men!   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Fragrance/I-confess-that-I-also-like-to-wear... see post
Anyone try the Atelier Cologne Azul Collection yet?
I'm a huge Atelier Cologne fan. Wish these were available last week during the fragrance event.... But still really excited to try these! VIB and Rouge exclusive for now. Anyone try them yet?      The descriptions all sound wonderful!    All are available in three sizes, 3.3 oz for $125, 1 oz with a leather case for $85, 0.25 oz for $25.    
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HALL OF FAMER calamityjane85 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
http://colognoisseur dot com now if you want a REAL review go here and scroll down a little and you will see the reviews for these. SO descriptive and helpful. I wish I... see post
Tom Ford Private Blends
I'm looking into buying one of the TF private blends, but there's not a single location (Sephora or otherwise) that carries them, even within 150km, for me to test out before I commit. And Tom Ford's website doesn't give out samples... and even if they did, they don't ship to Canada. Since they're almost $250CAD each for the smallest size, I don't want to buy them all in one go. Does anyone have  any idea how I can sniff a few or get a hold of legit samples (I don't trust ebay) before I take the plunge?   Here are the ones I'm considering:   http://www.sephora.com/cafe-rose-P393157?skuId=148 0680 http://www.sephora.com/rive-d-ambre-P393161?skuId= 1565662 http://www.sephora.com/jasmin-rouge-P393141?skuId= 1449115 http://www.sephora.com/shanghai-lily-P393155?skuId =1565696 http://www.sephora.com/champaca-absolute-P393139?s kuId=1449099 http://www.sephora.com/plum-japonais-P393145?skuId =1565688 http://www.sephora.com/santal-blush-P393159?skuId= 1449263
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HALL OF FAMER KateLovesYSL / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I love Jasmine Rouge and Tobacco Vanilla. If you go to the counter at Holt's like Ivy suggested, they can give you samples.  see post
How many people like CHANEL No. 5?
I've been reading a ton of top five fragrance lists and it seems like all of them have CHANEL No.5 on them. I personally don't care for the perfume, so I'm wondering if it's just me or if people actually like it or if they just say that they do. Any thoughts?
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BEAUTY WHIZ surfgirlmiami / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I hate Chanel no. 5, it smells like an old lady to me. I have Chance Chanel Eau Fraiche and I love it. see post
Jo malone perfume?
ive never used jo malone perfumes, because there is no store nearby. i heard about jo malone perfumes combination. what does it mean? you use two kind  perfume at the same time? and if i spray only one for example dark amber and ginger lily its wont be as good as combination ?? thanks in advance
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HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yea Im worried that some of them are going to be too floral. and looking at some of the notes they seem a little sweet on some like the orange blossom. Im leaning toward... see post
Any of the recent releases, fresh, bath like florals?
BESIDES, the CLEAN/Philosophy lines (way too weak).   Looking to purchase something with the 3Xs pts offer at Sephora. Ideas?I want something that smells like I just stepped out the shower.
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BEAUTY BUFF mochahantas / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Thank you both so much. I'm all over the place. I like everything. Especially clean scents such as Tocca Guilietta, Jessica Simpson Fancy, and Dolce Gabanna Light Blue. see post
One Direction Fragrances
HI! Just wondering what y'all's opinions are on One Direction's three fragrances (Our Moment, That Moment, and You & I). I haven't tried any of them, but I am eager to and am wondering which ones you recommend. Thanks!
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BEAUTY BUFF skk150 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I ended up getting Our Moment and I love it! <3 :) see post
Sad day for Chloe
I ordered the Chloe perfume online during the 3x the points event, and it finally came today in the mail! Unfortunately, when I opened the beautiful box, I was met with a sad and broken bottle of Chloe. Half of it had leaked out, the rest was in the bottle but the pump was completely goo-ed shut. It just makes me so sad to see such a beautiful (and expensive) perfume go to waste (will be returning, obviously). Wish it had been packaged better so I don't have to deal with replacing it.
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HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
aw sorry about that, didn't know you were in canada. Might as well just reorder it then see post
Perfume for work? Thoughts? All ok or not?
I was just getting ready for a work meeting and was contemplating putting on a new scent I have that includes cognac as an element.  And then I thought, hm, not sure I want to smell even a little bit like alcohol at a work event during the day even if it's just my perfume.  Which got me thinking more. Thoughts on appropriate perfume for work?  Obviously we shouldn't be drowning in scent but how much is okay and what scents?  One that smells like tobacco or cognac?   All input is appreciated and especially thoughts on the best scents for work.  Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Perfume makes me smile. It's very mood based and calms me/cheers me up/whatever.  I understand sensitivities but I think many of us feel more comfortable having a policy... see post
Q. Is Especially Escada discontinued? I cannot find it in store or online.
BEAUTY WHIZ eaugirlspirit / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A. KOHL'S still has it:    http://www.kohls.com/product/prd-1879371/escada-especially-eau-de-parfum-spray-womens.jsp   MACY'S still has it:   http://www1.macys.com/sh... see post
Serge Lutens Junkies, I Need Your Shopping Suggestions Please
Ladies and gents, I've been looking for a signature fragrance for the better part of 9 months now.  I've spent more money than I care to admit in sample vials over at lucky scent and surrender to chance and FINALLY found what I was looking for.  Serge Lutens Douce Amere!   Sadness, it seems it may have been discontinued already?  Could someone more familiar with this line chime in please?  I don't see it available as a 50ml spray anymore, but they still show the bell jar on the SL website.  Can anyone recommend places I might still be able to buy a full size of this?  I have combed eBay, Barneys and The Perfume Shoppe without luck.  Added degree of difficulty - I am in Canada.  I found a bottle at a perfume store in Spain but they wouldn't take my credit card.   Thanks!   eta: if anyone even has a used bottle to trade, I will make it worth your while!
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HALL OF FAMER Mochapj / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I managed to buy a bell jar from SL dot com, but not without much hassle. The SA I called told me all I needed to do was enter a US address as my billing and shipping a... see post
Do you keep your empty bottle of perfume forever?
I have several empty bottle of perfume, some of them are absolutely gorgeous! Should I keep them or declutter my vanity? This is not an easy choice to make! What do you guys do?
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I've never emptied one.  If I ever do, I think I will toss it.  Then again, some look like works of art.  I do not own any that do. see post
2nd Annual Beauty Talk Christmas Party!
  Its that time again!!  Bring your punch, cookies, and snacks! Bring the glitter, fun and holiday cheer!   If you dont have a Christmas party to attend, or your family is far away this is for you!    Merry Christmas BT!
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HALL OF FAMER DTalksAll / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Same to you! I was looking for this thread to post something today. Here's a collage of yesterday's Christmas Eve see post
Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Fragrances!
Hi, everyone!   I was out looking to treat myself at the mall for my last childless birthday yesterday when I came across a display of Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria fragrances in Nordstrom. Do any ladies here have any of these fragrances in their stash? I took a whiff of them all and right now my favorites for spring are Herba Fresca, Mandarine Basilic, and Pamplelune. Can anyone give me any insight on the lasting power of these Eau de Toilettes? They all smell so fresh and springy and delightful that I'm just excited to get my hands on one, but I'd like to know what to expect before pulling the trigger.   Thanks, ladies and gents!
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FLORA BY GUCCI GORGEOUS GARDENIA.....QUESTION ABOUT SIZE
BEFORE 3X POINTS ENDS.... HELP 😦OK so you can buy the bottle separate and it's 1.7 Oz or the gift set for the same price and get 2 lotions and a 1.6 Oz bottle, Did they really give .1 less or is this a typo?
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HALL OF FAMER BeautyIsPassion / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
No one has it 😐 so the gift set it Is.. thank you! see post
Lavanila perfume losing potency?
I've been wearing Lavanila Pure Vanilla since last summer or so, and I absolutely love the scent. However, I'm wondering if my bottle of perfume is losing potency. I know that over time we become immune to scents that we smell frequently, so I've taken care not to put on more so that I don't overdue it. But before when I'd get whiffs of it regularly, now it seems to be totally gone within a couple of hours, and I used to get soooo many compliments on it (just from walking by strangers), whereas now no one really comments on it, or someone has to get super close before they notice.   Is it possible my bottle of perfume has lost its potency? I know light can affect fragrance, but the bottle lives in my windowless bathroom, and aside from the hour each day I'm in that room it's completely dark otherwise. Has anyone else experienced this? Do perfumes die off?
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BEAUTY WHIZ HoneyBrownBunny / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
If you're looking for a fragrance with a potent and true vanilla essence I recommend sampling Atelier Cologne's Vanille Insensée. I smelled it at Sephora and let me tell... see post
Is there a fragrance that smells like or similar to Estee Lauders Bronze Goddess?
Preferably something that isn't limited edition.
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AlexandreaN / RISING STAR / replied
Thanks for the response, I'll have to give that one a sniff tomorrow! 😊 see post
Valentines day gift- cologne for my fiance?
My fiance has mentioned to me many times that he is almost out of cologne. I would like to buy some for him for valentine's day. Can anyone recommend some fantastic smelling colognes you like to smell on your man? He is 21 years old if that helps. Thank you!
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BEAUTY WHIZ eaugirlspirit / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
My husband's two signature scents are 90's old school powerhouse fragrances. We both love them and he will not wear anything else:   They are not available at Seph... see post
Smelling Good
Is there anything out there that you can get the same smell all from head to toe (but you know what I really mean)??
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HALL OF FAMER kalex / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Do you mean layering fragrance and being able to use the same fragrance scent for multiple products like body wash, lotion, and deodorant?   * Pink Sugar fragrance has... see post
Replica Beach Walk vs. Bobbi Brown Beach
Does Replica Beach Walk perfume smell the same as Bobbi Brown Beach or are the markedly different?
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HALL OF FAMER TheSocialQuota / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Markedly different. Bobbi Brown Beach has that signature coppertone coconut suntan smell and Beach Walk is fresh with watermelon notes to mimic the ozone smell of the oc... see post
I am trying to find fragrances that are similiar to Mackie by Bob Mackie
Everyone compliments me on how wonderful Mackie by Bob Mackie smells on me..... I would like to find some perfumes that are similiar in smell..... I would appreciate any suggestions!  Thank you
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dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi!   Mackie is described as an oriental floral with notes of pineapple, raspberry and peach- it also has notes of tuberose, orange blossom and jasmine. You would do... see post
Would like help
I received a sample of Gucci Guilty Diamonds from you with last purchase but it is not available on your site, I would like to order some.
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kevinbt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi commutator! I'm sorry! I see it in our system but I don't see a release date for it online. It looks like it's in stores now so please check with your local store!  I... see post
Spouse hates all of my perfume
So I need some help! I have been with my spouse for 3 years and have tried LOTS of perfumes and he hates all of them. He said he would like me to smell "sexy, like your going to a club."  ...........this is what I have tried (and probably more!)   Light blue, viva la juicy, all perfumes by Victoria secret, chanel chance, chanel eau fraiche, Hollister so cal, stella, bright crystal, dolce, acqua di gioa, my burberry, anything vanilla.., burberry brit, adidas sport, viva la juicy noir, narsico rodriguez... you get the point! ANY suggestions???
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BEAUTY PRO makeuphappiness / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
It's up to you what you wear. It is your choice on how you smell. Does the fragrance cause an allergic reaction? If not, and he just doesn't like how you smell, that's h... see post