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Author Topic: What scents did you wear as a teenager?  (Read 8204 times)

chataround

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What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« on: July 25, 2012, 10:31:53 AM »


My favorite was Chantilly. I remember so many of my friends wore musk oil, but I didn't like it.
Oh, and I also wore Cinnabar! That was a much more dense fragrance.
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makinalist

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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012, 10:41:08 AM »
Chantilly was my teenage (high school) scent as well.  I remember the pink lacy box it came in very well.  My BF at the time said that whenever he smelled it he was reminded of spending money...movies, dinners out, etc.  Really romantic, huh?

I'm sure it would be way too sweet for me now!  Of course, Houbigant no longer makes it, but Dana picked it up sometime in the 1990's.  Somehow I don't think it would be the same.
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Styyna

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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 11:06:09 AM »
L'Air Du Temps by Nina Ricci was my high school favorite. Somehow, much as I liked the name and packaging, Chantilly just wasn't right for me.
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SusieQ

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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2012, 11:17:08 AM »
 :lol: Much like today, it's hit and miss with me. When I remember to put on some smell good water, I do but most of the time, I forget.  In the last two weeks, I think I put on my favorite scent, maybe...three times? Hopeless... :grin:

So, when I was in my teens...  :puzzled:  it may be something from Avon and I'm sure it's flowery... :springbutterfly:
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makinalist

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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2012, 01:31:03 PM »
I was still in my teens the first two years of college.  I remember wearing Je Reviens, Cachet, Aviance Night Musk, Tabu, and Charlie during that time.  Obviously, I was all over the place!

I'm sure that my first bottle of Chantilly was a gift not chosen by me. 
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SusanG

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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2012, 02:07:05 PM »
I wore Oh! de London and Eau de Love. And I remember receiving a Desert Flower gift set for Christmas once.
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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2012, 02:36:02 PM »
My neighbor and I were just talking about this yesterday!  I wore Charlie, Love's Baby Soft, and then the musk oils (usually musk, but sometimes fruity stuff like strawberry - yuck!)  from the "head" shop where they sold incense and "stuff". :lol:
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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2012, 03:15:03 PM »
Oh, how could I forget my first love affair with scent?! I fell in love with Helena Rubenstein's Heaven Sent before anything else. I finally received the powder for Christmas one year.
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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2012, 03:37:42 PM »
As a teenager? Ma Griffe, and later on, L'Air du Temps... I am afraid I am not keen on them now.

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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2012, 05:22:47 PM »
Oh, L'Aimant (Coty) and Hypotique (Max Factor)! I don't think the latter is available anymore. L'Aimant is sold by Vermont Country Store now--maybe some other outlets, as well.

I remember both so well, loved them then, and think I'd wear them now.

And, Revlon's Aquamarine--in the balm-like/liquid gel type formula. I'd pass on that one now.

Lots of memories associated with those fragrances.  :grin: :evil:
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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2012, 05:51:41 PM »
The trouble with trying to revisit old scents is that they have often been reformulated.  I would love to have Je Reviens again but I am skeered. :eek:
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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2012, 01:56:25 AM »
I was still in my teens the first two years of college.  I remember wearing Je Reviens, Cachet, Aviance Night Musk, Tabu, and Charlie during that time.  Obviously, I was all over the place!

I'm sure that my first bottle of Chantilly was a gift not chosen by me.
Oh I loved Je Reviens! I can't stand it now, don't know why...

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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2012, 06:02:44 AM »
4711 Eau de Cologne - still do!

Prince Matchabelli Sun Shower. It's on eBay for zillions of dollars now. Humph.

Various Avon cream perfumes, the names of which now escape me.

Patchouli oil - yeah, baby!

These are the ones that immediately come to mind.
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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2012, 08:57:27 AM »
I was big time into Avon's Timeless.  I had the spray and body powder.
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Re: What scents did you wear as a teenager?
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2012, 03:56:16 PM »
A light buld just came on...extremely rare.. I remember the scent from Avon. It's Sweet Honesty.  I wonder if it still smells the same?  I think I had the spray and powder, too.  :springbutterfly:
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