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StinkyStinky   18.08.2017 | Miscellaneous

Which fragrance is a Hype-king or Overhyped?

...Not overhyped:Every company that comes up with something original or gives old stuff a twist or masters established genreseg. L'Artisan for OriginalityAtelier Cologne for Mastery of Citrus scentsDiorGuerlainComme des GarconsFrederic Malleand many moreOverhyped imo:Every company that just follows trends, lacks the perceived quality that can be expected for their pricetags and/or represents an image that I dont want to be associated witheg.Bond No 9 (too expensive for the quality, nothing special, many dupes)Paco Rabanne (Image)D&G (Image)YSL (too many flankers)Creed (okay but not that specia)and many moreCheersAndy
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DorothyGraceDorothyGrace   20.10.2015 | Miscellaneous

Weekly Scent Discussion #22: What must you have by Dec 31?

...in Sainsbury's yellow set honey (I did a side by side comparison to make sure).But, there you are, another perfume I love that I know smells a bit stinky on me...
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FlavoriteFlavorite   05.09.2015 | Miscellaneous

Do you have a dog-walking perfume?

...Cryptic...that is so true! I never really considered my dogs or cat's feelings about my "stinky obsession"- it's must be totally overwhelming for them to be in the same room with all those different testers when we're trying 4 or 5 different...
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FlavoriteFlavorite   24.06.2015 | Miscellaneous

Weekly Scent Discussion #13: No work, what are you wearing?

...to work half a weekWorking from home in my stinky glory...Wed: Imperial Tea by Killian (Indoles!!!)Thurs: Musc 25 by Le Labo (other bodily fluids...)Fri: Shalimar EDP- I only wear this about once a...
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Weekly Discussion #11: Celebrity Scents. Let's analyze.

...Hmmmmm.............................hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...........................hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...............no. I came across some pretty stinky niche scents worth a small fortune. One thing is for sure : I will never ever have "Woman X" on my skin as long as my nose is alive. Go figure :-)And...
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Asafoetida in Perfumery. Discuss?

...Figuier by L'Artisan also contains a good dose of asafoetida, apparently. Although, I would hardly called Premier Figuier "stinky" or unpleasant. I too have encountered asafetida in the culinary setting, when a dear friend of mind decided to make me a grand birthday feast of...
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Asafoetida in Perfumery. Discuss?

...roots, onions, and spring onions (scallions), concentrated and gone off, with a pungent, dusty, tangy, fetid smell. It is so strong and it is really stinky! ( I don't know anyone who wouldn't say that) I understand that some Hindu people traditionally used it as an alternative to onions and Garlic...
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Let's talk musk - any suggestions?

...s talk about musk.What do you like and hate about musk? Which ones do you like? love? detest? What does a cute little stinky musk deer have in common with Sarah Jessica Parker? Then you've come to the right place.Let's discuss it here!...As for my personal opinion. I'm...
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Sniff Fest: My Dear Roses

Part 7 - Oudh Roses
...up the notes.” Saffron, Floral notes, Black rose, Black truffle, Moss, Oud, Patchouli, Vanilla. “Something’s starting to smell a little stinky.” I say it must be the Black Truffle. It adds a slightly kitcheny feel, as if dinner’s cooking. The rose is lovely, though. Finals? We both...
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GreysolonGreysolon   15.03.2014 | Perfume Discussions

How to remove perfume?

...I find hand sanitizer gels work really well for especially stinky perfumes. Two really good applications followed by a good soapy wash always gets rid of the worst offenders.Sorceress, ever since I read your post I...
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SorceressSorceress   03.03.2014 | Perfume Discussions

How to remove perfume?

...find hand sanitizer gels work really well for especially stinky perfumes. Two really good applications followed by a good soapy wash always gets rid of the worst offenders...
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Celebrity perfumes: A thread

...away from Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj - those latest additions to Elizabeth Arden are yuck. I don't like Rihanna's stuff at all. Too heavy and stinky or simply blunt. Beyoncé doesn't do it either. Lady Gaga - zero points.I'm personally disappointed in Kylie Minouge's line - only the men's...
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  16.12.2013 | Miscellaneous

The end of a love affair-Scents that have lost their magic ?

...fact that dogs can trace a person's specific smell, however this individual scent is not perceived by the human nose, unless of course the person is stinky for whichever reason, but in normal circumstances, in a normal distance, normal conditions, this particular scent is impossible to perceive, to the...
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  16.12.2013 | Miscellaneous

The end of a love affair-Scents that have lost their magic ?

...reasoningsI didn't say a person's individual odor didn't exist, it does exist and it can be perceived by animals, but not by people unless you are stinky, what I said is that perfume does not react with a person's individual skin scent, and if it does it wouldn't be perceptible in the same way that you...
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The animalic bad girls

...s "Magie Noire" and Nasomatto's "Silver Musk". Plus all of Narciso Rodriguez's Egyptian musk parade... they are all like a zoo of stinky sexy beasts to me...
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LeontionLeontion   02.03.2013 | Miscellaneous

Scents From Hell - The Most Beautific Perfumes

...topic!L'Air de Rein, Luten's MKK, Bal a Verseilles, Lush Breath of God, Musc Ravageur, Mon Cuir, Messe de Minuit, Avignon - all enjoyably stinky, in my book.Angel, Lonestar Memories, Secretions Magnifique - compellingly repellant. Can't wear any of them on my skin but still like to have a...
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Marine scents : beach in a bottle :)

...glad that I did not detect a stinky note in Labo's Neroli.Aqua Motu and one from Rem are not nice on my skin. Too much algae and "foul water" resemblence. I do like some of the wild sea...
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Marine scents : beach in a bottle :)

...not only on me by also in paper stripI wonder what is that note that gives me that ood smellanyone with similar experience?let me add that this stinky note was in neroli by le labo as well.. but not that...
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SherapopSherapop   28.01.2012 | Miscellaneous

Cultural influence on perfume taste

...mouthwash, deodorant, frequent showers, breathmints, etc.), so there may be more to it than fashion... Anyone who is concerned with not being "stinky" will probably steer clear of civet perfumes, just to offer one obvious example... 8...
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