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Old 01-11-2008, 08:23 AM   #1
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Does anyone wear cologne anymore? i haven't worn cologne since, I really don't know when. Always make sure I take a bath and wear deodorant. Is this forgotten because of all the other things I have to do or am I just getting old and don't care? I often smell cologne on others, even the men, and I want to ask what kind it is but don't want them to think I am 'attracted' to them.

If you wouldn't mind, I would like to know what kind you wear and do you try it before you buy it? Some salespeople give me a card with the cologne sprayed on it. That doesn't really let you know how it would smell on you. I remember long time ago, they would give small vile with few drops in it. Haven't seen those again. People must be buying plenty that it isn't necessary to pass out samples.

Only something I think about but never ask. I am leaving house now and took time to see what you do.

thanks for your time.

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Old 01-11-2008, 09:33 AM   #2
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I love browsing the perfume counter. When I know I'm going to be buying something I never leave home with perfume on my wrists because I don't want the scents to mix.
I first will take a wiff of the sprayer to see what my initial response is and then if I find the scent appealing I'll spray it on the card and fan that around a little then take another whiff. However, before I buy I spray a little on my wrist and rub my wrists together then take off shopping. I find the scent too strong to judge at first and I need to see truly what it will truly smell like on my skin after it settles in with my own body chemistry. So periodically I'll take a whiff of my wrist. And by the time I'm done shopping I know whether to buy or not.
Currently I'm wearing Ralph Laurens "Lauren". Everybody's body chemistry is different so what smells good on someone else may not smell good on you. I loved the smell of Danielle Steele's perfume on a friend of mine and literally couldn't stand the smell of it on me. Perfume is something I do splurge on.
And yes its unfort. a lot of the stores don't hand out those lil vials anymore but I think its because people were really taking advantage of them.
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Old 01-11-2008, 10:08 AM   #3
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Does anyone wear cologne anymore? I often smell cologne on others, even the men
is that like what we call Aftershave here in the UK?

if it is then no, I`v not worn any for about 10 years now (I still have 2 unopened bottles somewhere).
as for smelly stuff, if you count Right-Guard original, then yeah, that`s about it.
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Old 01-11-2008, 10:15 AM   #4
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I wear a perfume oil that is natural from the Body Shop. I love it.
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Old 01-11-2008, 10:31 AM   #5
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I'm on a serious search for a new scent so I will be watching this! I like really clean smells.
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Old 01-11-2008, 10:55 AM   #6
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I don't wear perfume I don't really care for it but I do like a good cologne on men I actually like mens cologne better than perfume.Im allergic to bees so I definitely don't need to wear an attractant but I do like smelling the little strips in the magazines.
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:03 AM   #7
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I'm on a serious search for a new scent so I will be watching this! I like really clean smells.
Dab a little Lysol behind your ears maybe?
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:06 AM   #8
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I've worn several diff scents over the years, estee, opium, fendi, lauren and some others i can't recall at the moment. But the one that always got me the most compliments, even 14 hours after putting it on is Clinique Aromatics..and I'm a person that doesn't spray on much..I hate reeking with a scent.
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Dab a little Lysol behind your ears maybe?
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:19 AM   #10
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Heehee kitchenelf. Seriously though, look at the Givenchy line. Eau de Givenchy is a bit citrusy but lovely and fresh. You would like it. (I KNOW that because its one of my favorites too. LOL)
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