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2023-01-29 16:51
Hi, I recently came across this Antaeus New York variant and was wondering if anyone could help me find more information about it. Year it was made, scent compared to the other vintage versi… Read More
2023-01-29 15:35
When trying to find a definition on what niche perfumery is, I haven't found one which most people seems to agree. I got opinions instead. Some say that niche means very small firms. Well t… Read More
2023-01-29 14:01
Notes: vetiver, sandalwood, cypress, juniper, pink pepper. Oh my, this is a very, very fine scent. It is the reformulated version of an older Chanel scent, bearing the same name but now r… Read More
2023-01-29 05:57
In many ways I'm at the start of my journey into trying and collecting fragrances, and my goal is for a small collection I can use regularly. While I want to continue sampling and exploring… Read More
2023-01-29 05:55
Hi everyone! I'm new to perfumery, I'm still learning. I would like to ask for help. I would like to try the perfumes mentioned above first, but I don't know what the best formula would be… Read More
2023-01-29 05:12
Hello Humans! It's time to tell Basenotes Robot what you're wearing today! Don't forget you can also log your SOTD here.Check out today's Birthdays. Today I am wearing: Ninfea by Blumarine Read More
2023-01-29 04:49
Please help me figure this out lol. I am collecting old perfumes and I am a little stumped on the stamp on the bottom. I can’t tell if it’s fake. The bottom says 2273ya. It looks… Read More
2023-01-29 04:46
I feel like the answer is no.. but that is just a hunch. I am new at oil based perfumes. Do people tend to stick to 100% natural essential oils for oil based perfume? Answers can be simple o… Read More
2023-01-28 23:51
I love Sacrebleu and recently grabbed a 30 ml. Now I'm wondering if I should bother with the intense version? Is it possibly more incensy? Has anyone tried both? What did you think? Read More
2023-01-28 22:59
Hello Humans! It's time to tell Basenotes Robot what you're wearing today! Don't forget you can also log your SOTD here.Check out today's Birthdays. Today I am wearing: Ninfea by Blumarine… Read More
2023-01-28 22:17
Hello everyone, I am a new frag lover from Salt Lake City, Utah! Here's a bit about myself: The first fragrance I ever owned was... Versace Dreamer in 2013 The first fragrance I bought with… Read More
2023-01-28 17:48
Hello! I'm Laura from Texas. I've always been fascinated by scents, and have recently grown more interested in actually making my own perfume. I've been wearing perfume since I was a little… Read More
2023-01-28 11:24
Would it be possible to have a sub-division in the DIY Forum, devoted to the discussion of the Chemistry of perfumery and perfume ingredients? Some people, who are very knowledgeable enjoy… Read More
2023-01-28 11:13
Hi folks Any experienc with the hair tonic, skin food , oils for Eucris? Does the fragrance last. I'm think the hair tonic would last a bit being on hair and all that entails? Average long… Read More
2023-01-28 04:56
Hello Humans! It's time to tell Basenotes Robot what you're wearing today! Don't forget you can also log your SOTD here.Check out today's Birthdays. Today I am wearing: Onsen by MiN New Yor… Read More
2023-01-28 04:12
Hello, Basenotes humans! I'm a total homebody, which means I do not go sniffing perfumes at counters frequently, if ever. Nevertheless, I've become preeeetty good at blind buys based on rea… Read More
2023-01-28 01:07
Hello. I’m searching for YSL sahariene dupe or substitute. I Got an old Bottle and like to buy a new one but It got in private collection, and the price it’s so high! Please, cou… Read More
2023-01-27 23:46
I saw I was running low on Tropathiane in August and got Oxane. Both are diluted to 1%. Tropathiane is weaker than Oxane, and in fact, I would say for equal hobbyist use, Oxane should be a… Read More
2023-01-27 17:06
I’m sure this has been discussed before but I was searching armani code on eBay and saw some really good prices on what seemed to be brand new in box colognes. Prices maybe 20-30% bett… Read More
2023-01-27 16:45
For those people who don't know, the movie Anchorman birthed probably the most popular, fragrance-related meme: Well, it turns out that the original prop is being auctioned off for c… Read More
2023-01-27 15:48
Has anyone tried this eau de parfum? I am curious to see more impressions. I heard about it on Scent Land YouTube channel. Chris, the owner, said the main notes are leather, whisky and toba… Read More
2023-01-27 14:17
Hi everyone, Is there a way to create a fruity candy effect in perfume? Which AC would you use a part from ethyl maltol? Thanks in advance to all of you!! Read More
2023-01-27 04:54
Bit of a philosophical question. I love sampling different perfumes and colognes, and there are many I'm quite fond of. I've built up a library of samples, with a few small ~5ml decants as w… Read More
2023-01-27 04:43
Hello Humans! It's time to tell Basenotes Robot what you're wearing today! Don't forget you can also log your SOTD here.Check out today's Birthdays. Today I am wearing: Victory by Novaya Za… Read More
2023-01-27 04:22
Hello all. I'm very new to DIY perfumery, I apologize if this question has been answered before. I'm pretty bad at chemistry and was wondering if there's an easy way I can look up the chemic… Read More
2023-01-27 02:39
Hello Humans! It's time to tell Basenotes Robot what you're wearing today! Don't forget you can also log your SOTD here.Check out today's Birthdays. Today I am wearing: Victory by Novaya Za… Read More
2023-01-27 02:12
hey all i have a flacon of 20h11n and it sucks!! ive had it for 2 years so its got tons of oxygen but 5 sprays and no feedback or compliments. i feel like it doesn't project or last which do… Read More
2023-01-27 02:09
Recently got a bottle from a swap page, and it smells so much more different than the dozens if not one hundred reviews I’ve read online (warm, woody, smooth, luxurious, elegant, etc)… Read More
2023-01-26 16:01
I need a deep, smooth, rich citrus with a hint of bitterness for an opening. Bergamot is too bright and has a soapy vibe. Suggestions are appreciated Read More
2023-01-26 15:12
Hello guys! ive just found these bottle, i think its a first version 1981, can you please confimr it...Read more Read More
2023-01-26 04:57
Hello Humans! It's time to tell Basenotes Robot what you're wearing today! Don't forget you can also log your SOTD here.Check out today's Birthdays. Today I am wearing: Posseidon Gold Woman… Read More
2023-01-26 03:10
I have this ingredient listed in my notes, but I can’t seem to find much info on it. Does anyone know a more precise chemical name for this molecule? Apparently it also goes by “… Read More
2023-01-26 03:08
Hello, Is it a good idea to use multiple accords to make one perfume For example, Cirtus accord for top note Floral accords for the mid And amber accords for the base Each accord is consi… Read More
2023-01-26 00:18
Hello, I have searched through the forums and have not found much help other than 2 others asking similar questions. Does anyone have any recomendations for a good source of bayberry /wax m… Read More
2023-01-25 22:36
Hi guys, quick question. Can anyone help me out with a natural leather accord formula. I have a castoreum tincture that's been sitting for over 3 Years just ready to be put to good use Read More
2023-01-25 16:45
Have this Hungarian juniper berry from perfumers apprentice CAS# 8002-68-4 Even 1 drop in a formula clouds the whole thing. Is this normal? Is there a solution to de-cloud this? Read More
2023-01-25 16:38
How’s the longevity and sillage compared to regular aventus? Tried AC in a store and loved the smell, but obviously couldn’t get a good experience with performance Read More
2023-01-25 16:29
Hey guys! I am looking for a new scent for an everyday/signature kind of smell. Here are some requirements: Great silage and longevity but not extra sweet, fruity, or too floral. Notes that… Read More
2023-01-25 11:51
When I study, I practice by diluting all the ingredients by 10%. Materials with a strong aroma that use diluent without undiluted solution use 10% diluent when making perfume, so should this… Read More
2023-01-25 08:53
Night Flyer by Olympic Orchids was on my wishlist after I ran through the sample. Then I came across Figment Man and it became an instant purchase. I found it to be a darker and deeper versi… Read More
2023-01-25 04:34
Hello Humans! It's time to tell Basenotes Robot what you're wearing today! Don't forget you can also log your SOTD here.Check out today's Birthdays. Today I am wearing: Marc Antoine by Serg… Read More
2023-01-25 03:21
Hi all, Do you have any suggestion for a rose water accord similar with the one from Memo French Leather? I suppose the starting point would be the basic rose accord, but not sure what to… Read More
2023-01-25 02:31
Does anyone have experience with the "ethyl pinappleates" pineapple/brandy molecules? I have Ethyl Caproate, and wonder about the other molecules which I've never smelled. The descriptions… Read More
2023-01-24 23:18
Did anyone have much experience with the Firmenich oud accord "Agarwood Fireco" when it was available? What oud bases that are on the market today resemble it? AGARWOOD FIRECOOdor Descript… Read More
2023-01-24 16:30
Anyone have any insight on the process or what is required to obtain an IFRA Certificate for a fragrance? Process? Cost? etc. Any information is much appreciated Read More
2023-01-24 15:56
Hi all, I'm currently working on a fragrance where the idea is to juxtapose a soft musky bunch of white flowers with the stimulating sharpness I find in coriander seed EO and rosewood EO. Fi… Read More
2023-01-24 15:23
Hello I just wanted to introduce myself. I have a Prop Hire business and have a lot of fragrances, lotions and potions, etc, in my stock which I frequently try to date so that I can offer i… Read More
2023-01-24 15:22
I have a rive gauche with only 10 ml in the can (I bought it to get to know it was already at the end) 2004 batch excellent fixation I ended up finding this 2011 batch still in the vintage c… Read More

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