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Users Anessa 90.000 perfumes in the databank - a big thank you to the research team! - 13 days ago

Registered since 20.08.2015
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Latest Reviews

11 days ago
Scent 7.5
Fancy Nights by Jessica Simpson

Fancy Nights„Of yellow cats, leaves and big diamonds”
An early blind purchase in my fragrance journey, the opening depending on conditions could feel very papery-screechy like a yellow angry cat shrieking and scratching in my face - loud and almost in a vulgar, sweaty-sour way, the 'papyrus' and bergamot...

12 days ago
Scent 4.5
Acqua Colonia Blood Orange & Basil (Eau de Cologne) by 4711

Acqua Colonia Blood Orange & Basil (Eau de Cologne)„Neon orange marker dots”
Blood Orange & Basil was mentioned as a more 'modest' version of Guerlain's AA Mandarine Basilic, an absolute love at first sniff for me. Quite a few times close to ordering it blindly, I was fortunately given the opportunity for a test. Of all the citric-themed...

Latest Statements

No freshness, fruit nor fun--had high hopes but on me, a let down: Sour-sugary buttery melted chunks sticking to my wrist. Sorry M. Ropion.+3
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Well composed but austere lady.Everything drowned in nose-boxing soap,no fruit.Hints of suppressed lotv.First Iron Lady of Great Soapiness.+2
The shower room was filled with this scent after using Fa Cream&Oil Shower Cream with Cacao Butter+Coconut Oil. Equally potent as LVEB+2
Sillage 9.0
Longevity 8.0
Scent 4.5
Realistic huge lily bouquet w/ honey-dipped pollen.Great longevity for AA.Absolutely no resemblance to Ylang-Vanille!Golden sugary tropical.+3
Sillage 8.0
Longevity 9.0
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Green box ver.:Opens w/ pear-like sweetness,continues green,heavy,bitter w/ salty musk.'Serious' LOTV vs. idealised Diorissimo.Good sillage.+2
Scent 5.0
Similar to Playboy VIP--orange+sugared musk settling down to vanilla smelt in Black Opium/Si/Poison Girl...for fans of fruity vanilla-patch+2
Quite long-lasting (esp. projection),LOTV-clean,non-sweet,herbaceous rose soap w/ an aquatic touch.Best performance outside in warm weather.+3
Bottle 8.0
Sillage 7.0
Longevity 8.0
Scent 6.5
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All Berries of the world were united to sing on the Banana boat floating on amber waves. A happy scent. White musk turns a bit foggy,though.+1
Manages to conjure feelings of childlike innocence,moments of carefree happiness; berries&violets+white florals giving a Diorissimo-touch.+2
Bottle 7.5
Scent 8.5
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Invigorating yuzu opening, white floral w/ apple, lemon, plum&raspberry make a tart, ambery fruity-floral for summer. Very distinctive.+3
Bottle 8.0
Sillage 8.0
Longevity 8.0
Scent 8.0

Perfume Blog

36 days ago

I often see people judging a fragrance solely on the criterion whether it possesses "a certain wow-factor" or not. While the definition of such is still somewhat elusive to me, I had accepted it without much thought when I began on my review-reading journey.Some will nonetheless grant a neutral rating after admitting the fragrance is nothing 'unique', whereas others dismiss it as something completely worthless, giving it a negative rating.As reviews themselves are intrinsically and inevitably of subjective...


MrFumejunkieMrFumejunkie 15 days ago
thank you, anessa. that's what i always try to do, create 'associated imagery'.
GGAGGA 26 days ago
Thank you for welcoming me on this forum
SeverusSeverus 27 days ago
Thank you for your message, I found this Parfumo web a few days ago and I am impressed by such a huge quantity of records and photos! And I am looking forward to learning more about fragrances :-)
MrFumejunkieMrFumejunkie 30 days ago
it's very appropiate, anessa. thought they might get together.
SvezenkarSvezenkar 32 days ago
Thank you for the welcome, Anessa! I certainly will, wish you to enjoy it here too (as you sure do)!

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StellaDiverFStellaDiverF 32 days ago
Thank you for the heart-warming welcome! ^_^
FabirssFabirss 40 days ago
Thank you again, my dear anessa. I'm very grateful for having such an understanding online friend who also happens to share the same appreciation for perfumes and the hope for a more true and caring world to live in.
FabirssFabirss 110 days ago
Hello my dear Anessa! It's nice to be here. Thank you again for introducing me to!
MiaTrostMiaTrost 23 months ago
Welcome to Parfumo, Anessa! Have a lovely time.