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Author Topic: Which scent are you wearing right now?  (Read 3472 times)

anne

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Which scent are you wearing right now?
« on: April 18, 2014, 02:00:53 AM »
I am wearing Jo Malone´s Nectarine Blossom & Honey cologne. I found a sample I had gotten last time I visited Florida. It is very simple and light, but pleasant. Somehow I think it would suit a girl or a very young woman well. I think I may have some other samples, too, and will try them on now I am on sick leave until 4th May after the knee operation.

How about you? And how would you describe the scent?
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makinalist

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2014, 02:12:28 PM »
I have on Narciso Rodriguez Essence Eau de Musc. Top notes are iris and rose; middle note is musk; base note is amber. It is what I would call a skin scent -- light, clean, fresh -- similar to Nivea lotion. Perfect for warm weather or right after a shower and before bed.

I have never worn a Jo Malone scent. The names sound lovely but I have read there is little lasting power. Usually for me that means none at all! Is it lingering on you, anne?
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anne

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2014, 07:32:18 AM »
Yes, makinalist, it lasts for several hours on me. I do not know if other could smell it but I can. Of course, not very strongly.

After shower I changed into Bel Respiro by Chanel. I usually like it, but now I didn´t. The description sounds better than it smells: "early spring, with grass, crushed leafs and idyllic breeze. Green notes are nuanced and warmed with fresh leather and aromatic refreshing accents."

Today, I tried on Armani´s Acqua di Gio. Top Notes: Violet, Peach, Lemon, Pineapple, Middle Notes:Jasmine, Hyacinth, Muguet, Base Notes:
Styrax, Amber, Musk, Sandalwood. It feels too strong, too spicy, too ...everything. The two last ones are sample sizes from the Perfumed Court.
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christinedenice

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2014, 04:58:51 PM »
Oyedo! Orange candy/orange soda, sharp iris, and thyme. Love!
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anne

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2014, 07:18:17 AM »
I think I need to order a sample of Oyedo next time I buy something from the Perfumed court, it sounds good!

Today´s scent is TDC´s Sel de Vetiver, which I had completely forgotten about. I have a sample size. It is for men and women, and it smells a bit masculine, but not bad at all. Top notes are grapefruit, cardamom and bergamot; middle notes are tahitian vetiver, bourbon geranium and ylang-ylang; base notes are iris, bourbon vetiver and sea salt.

I just applied it so it smells really strong and salty at the moment. We´ll see....
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makinalist

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2014, 01:52:31 PM »
We have had several days of 80-degree temps, so I am wearing my few warm-weather scents exclusively. That means Pacifica Malibu Lemon Blossom, Body Time China Rain, Estee Lauder Sensuous Nude, and occasionally Chanel Eau Premiere. 

I don't wear the green scents very well, but maybe some day I will find one I like.  Citrus is fairly new for me, but I like it okay with other notes included.  At heart I am a lover of all things woody, resinous, and spicy!
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christinedenice

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2014, 05:12:03 PM »
Sel de Vetiver sounds SO good...it's on my list to check out. Thanks, Anne.
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milla

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2014, 03:09:27 AM »
I am not wearing anything. I have not been able to find anything I like now and although I will always love Mitsouko, there are times when I can't wear it.
I have been revisiting some 'old' scents. The other day I tried 'L'air du temps' and I didn't dislike it :o Another one I've tried was Diorella-again I liked it on the sample card, not sure how it will react with my skin. I am sure that your body chemistry alters with our age.
I don't like any of the recent launches, they are all the same.... I do need a scent for my son's wedding in a few weeks' time because I don't feel quite 'dressed up' without perfume....

Styyna

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2014, 10:31:39 AM »
I pulled out my Dolce & Gabbana The One for spring and summer. I found it last year and I still love it. I'm not a scent connoisseur so don't ask me what its notes are. I just know that it works for and on me. :)
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makinalist

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2014, 01:10:46 AM »
Ah - you and Scarlett Johansson...

TOP: Bergamot, Mandarin, Lychee, Peach
HEART: Madonna Lily
BASE: Vanilla, Amber, Musk
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SusieQ

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2014, 09:15:42 PM »
I received a sample of the Clean Skin from Sephora and I want to buy the regular size once I've done with sample.

"Notes:Honeydew, Lotus Blossom and Fresh Air Accord, Dewy Petals, Aquatic Notes, Blue Rose, Musks, Amber Wood, Vanilla."

From Sephora's website.
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chataround

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2014, 10:30:50 AM »

I am wearing Beautiful by Estee Lauder. I always get lots of compliments from other woman when I wear it.
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Mimi

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2014, 07:38:45 AM »
 'Dolce' from Dolce & Gabbana - here is my thoughts from my blog:
 it is Spring in a bottle!  It is a floral combination of white amaryllis & neroli and I thoroughly enjoy it!  Here is more info:
* Top notes: Neroli leaves, Papaya flower
* Heart notes: White Amaryllis, White Daffodil, White Water Lily
* Dry down notes: Cashmeran, Musky notes, Sandalwood
I rarely change fragrance but I got the official diagnosis of osteoporosis
(fractured my back) and I deserved a treat - so this is what I chose.
I usually go with more floral notes but I like this. It will get me to my fall scents.

SusanG

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2014, 09:40:48 AM »
Oh my goodness. I'm so sorry to hear about your back, Mimi. Here's to a speedy and complete recovery!
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milla

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Re: Which scent are you wearing right now?
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2014, 11:58:14 AM »
Yes, best wishes for a speedy recovery, Mimi, and thanks for the review, I will try it! Spring in a bottle sounds good!