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Author Topic: favorite non-perfume scents  (Read 388 times)


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favorite non-perfume scents
« on: May 28, 2017, 12:19:25 PM »

Let's say you had to name your top three favorite aromas of all time. What would they be?

For me it would be coffee, cinnamon.... and citrus smell, probably lemon. How about you?
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Re: favorite non-perfume scents
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2017, 02:56:51 AM »
This takes a bit of thinking. I love so many scents:
Freshly baked bread
The stem of a sun ripened tomato
The smell of the sea
Mixed spice
a really good St Emillion
A roseā€¦
If I had to choose three I would go for bread, coffee and a beautiful dark red rose...or a 'fruitier' rose if you know what I mean.


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Re: favorite non-perfume scents
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2017, 10:13:39 AM »
Top of the list are my orchids since they all have different scent from old socks to lemon to a rose!

2nd would be bread baking in the oven
3rd would be Lavender - essential oil in a diffuser
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Re: favorite non-perfume scents
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2017, 11:21:54 AM »
Too many to even count, but what most of them have in common is that they are natural.


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Re: favorite non-perfume scents
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2017, 05:44:41 AM »
I love many of those already named as well as:

- the smell of the conifer forests in northern Minnesota - it's the smell of "Up North"
- the fresh scent of the air right after a summer rain storm
- a new newspaper though I think they've changed and don't smell as good as they used to
- my dog except when she's wet from running through the hose or hanging out in the rain
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Re: favorite non-perfume scents
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2017, 09:46:25 PM »
  • Fresh coffee. Just inhaling it -- I never drink the stuff.
  • Freshly cut grass.
  • Baking bread.
  • Nutmeg.
  • Homemade rice pudding. My dad made a fantastic rice pudding. I haven't made one (I always used his recipe) since he passed away.
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