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Carlitos01Carlitos01 17 days ago
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Vétiver, strength or elegance?
Vétiver, strength or elegance?
I like vetiver only moderately. I say "only moderately" because I have never been an ardent lover of herbaceous and green fragrances. However, I may be broadening my horizons... More
Carlitos01Carlitos01 2 months ago
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PERFUME TRIVIA - What is oud?
PERFUME TRIVIA - What is oud?
For some years now, the agarwood scent essence has been synthesized into fragrant chemical compositions, although the real stuff continues to be naturally harvested in the Far East.... More
Carlitos01Carlitos01 8 months ago
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THE PERFUME COLORS - Rhapsody in Blue
THE PERFUME COLORS - Rhapsody in Blue
Blue fragrances are a relatively new group in perfumery. If homage should be paid to a groundbreaking perfume that fathered the idea for many new perfumes, then... More
Carlitos01Carlitos01 9 months ago
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THE PERFUME COLORS - Lavender, the PURPLE colour scent I could not live without
"Lavender and cold spring water,Coldwater that the sun has warmed.Looking at my white village, I remember the imageOf the white clothes that the washerwomen laid out:Three corsets, one apron,Seven pillows, one bedsheet,Three shirts from the trousseau,Which the customer gave us as a list to wash." These are the lyrics... More
Carlitos01Carlitos01 12 months ago
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Why does leather smell so good?
 __________ A "leathery" Roman general Leather and perfume allied a long time ago. This partnership began around 4,000 years ago. In ancient Mesopotamia, raw leather was rubbed with the fragrant bark of various fragrant trees to make it softer and less smelly. A millennium later in the Iberian Peninsula, animal skins were treated with musky oils and resins... More
Carlitos01Carlitos01 1 year ago
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THE PERFUME COLORS - AMBER
 Perfume lovers love lists. Lists frame your preferences and position your choices. I like to make my lists named after colors.  Amber is not a simple individual note coming from an ingredient. It is a warm and fuzzy feeling that we confuse as a scent note somewhere in our brain. The so called smell of amber awakens something comforting in all of us.    ... More
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