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    Quote Originally Posted by djjediforce View Post

    Within seconds, I felt a huge surge of confidence...like an immediate high, very uplifting. I also felt much more

    alert and aware of my surroundings. When the same waitress came to serve our food 10 minutes later, she seemed 10x

    more attractive in my opinion than before. Needless to say, this stuff definitely had an effect on me if nothing

    else.
    This kind of vignette seems promising for female users, given your reaction to the waitress.

    The

    ingredients in Pheros are unisex. Pheromonally, it's certainly not tilted one way or the other. So it all

    comes down to taste as to which sex wears it. I hope some women are trying it, in particular those who don't like

    girly scents, but prefer something earthier.

    In any case, I'm happy you found the effect on yourself to be so

    pleasant. If you're feeling more confident, that can't hurt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrSmellThis View Post
    Unfotunately, I don't know if the oil idea would work. Over the many, many months

    Pheros was created, some water made it into the concentrate version, back when I thought it might be

    finished, and before I decided to distribute it. It's not clear whether that would interfere with it mixing with

    oil. It might, but I've never tried it. I'd advise sticking with the water.
    Point well taken. I'll

    try the oil with a small amount of concentrate to experiment. I love the blended Pheros a lot, but the concentrate

    is just so pretty in the bottle, it'd be nice to have a special blend with oil to use at special times. Someone I

    know really likes it.

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    Hello everyone!
    i got

    my pheros saturday, ay first when I smelled from bottle it felt to me so strong, so I put a little be under my

    nostril and I did like it. I felt so relaxed that send to sleep! I believed it happen cuz I didn't sleep enough the

    night before!

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    Hi Dr and everyone

    else!

    Received my pheros concentrate today finally!

    Hmm.. is it "safe" to use it during a woman's PMS?
    Just

    wondering

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    Quote Originally Posted by Superman View Post
    Hi Dr

    and everyone else!

    Received my pheros concentrate today finally!

    Hmm.. is it "safe" to use it during a

    woman's PMS?
    Just wondering
    All indications are that the stuff is very woman-friendly, no matter the

    time of month. It seems to be gentle towards mood and supportive of mood for both sexes.

    But do let us know your

    own experiences.
    DrSmellThis (creator of P H E R O S)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrSmellThis View Post
    All

    indications are that the stuff is very woman-friendly, no matter the time of month. It seems to be gentle towards

    mood and supportive of mood for both sexes.

    But do let us know your own experiences.
    I tried four dabs

    of the concentrate.. I liked the smell. It did sound familiar to me in the sense I did try to experiment with EO's

    and it reminded me of that...

    Went out with my girlfriend, who was in a good mood despite it being PMS time for

    her.. Restaurant staff were friendly and took good care of my order (once they forgot about it, this time they did

    not).
    Also she told me something about a past boyfriend... wonder if that's due to the cops content?

    I'm

    thinking of trying some beta with it next.. to see how it goes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Superman View Post
    I tried

    four dabs of the concentrate.. I liked the smell. It did sound familiar to me in the sense I did try to experiment

    with EO's and it reminded me of that...

    Went out with my girlfriend, who was in a good mood despite it being PMS

    time for her.. Restaurant staff were friendly and took good care of my order (once they forgot about it, this time

    they did not).
    Also she told me something about a past boyfriend... wonder if that's due to the cops

    content?

    I'm thinking of trying some beta with it next.. to see how it goes.
    Why would cops lead

    her to her tell you about an ex? Maybe I'm being dense here.

    Keep us up to date on any mixing ideas.

    In the

    past people have had luck mixing it with NPA or Edge.
    DrSmellThis (creator of P H E R O S)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrSmellThis View Post
    Why

    would cops lead her to her tell you about an ex? Maybe I'm being dense here.

    Keep us up to date on any mixing

    ideas.

    In the past people have had luck mixing it with NPA or Edge.
    I don't know perhaps it had

    nothing to do with the cops. But if the thought that you may have been with someone else came to her, perhaps

    that's why she brought this up. Just a maybe.

    Anyway used a generous bit of the old beta and covered it

    with 3 dabs of Pheros, added another 2 dabs on the front side of my wrists.

    I did get a smile from a girl walking

    with her bf, before I met my gf. Then our discussion turned to a sexual topic and the subject of marriage. Later we

    walked for a while and I noticed girls smiling at me and possibly what looked like a DIHL from some woman. One girl

    I didn't even recall where I knew her stopped me to say hi in front of my gf.

    I'll mix Pheros with -none in

    later experiments..

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    The last couple of weekends

    I've been using Pheros to cover an A7/A1 mix with nice results. My g/f has become hooked on Pheros as well, and

    confiscated my bottle of concentrate last weekend, we were at a wedding and related parties.

    At a bar Sat night

    we seemed the center of attention, with friends and strangers of all ages. We each got compliments on the scent,

    and every time we looked at each other and smiled since we were both wearing it. It was fun teaching her how to

    apply dabs of fragrance, as opposed to her usual sprays of commercial stuff. "Think about now, and later dear..."



    With the Pheros we both seemed to be very relaxed and open. Driving in the car we had the nicest mood, and

    approached the night knowing that all was well in the world. At one point I looked over at her and she was wearing

    the most content and pleasant smile. Well, it could have be ME making her smile.

    The A7/A1 must have made a

    difference too. I noticed men deferring in conversation and women subtly cozying up, with obvious restraint because

    of my date. "I could'a been a contenda".

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    Quote Originally Posted by idesign View Post
    The last

    couple of weekends I've been using Pheros to cover an A7/A1 mix with nice results. My g/f has become hooked on

    Pheros as well, and confiscated my bottle of concentrate last weekend, we were at a wedding and related parties.



    At a bar Sat night we seemed the center of attention, with friends and strangers of all ages. We each got

    compliments on the scent, and every time we looked at each other and smiled since we were both wearing it. It was

    fun teaching her how to apply dabs of fragrance, as opposed to her usual sprays of commercial stuff. "Think about

    now, and later dear..."

    With the Pheros we both seemed to be very relaxed and open. Driving in the car we had

    the nicest mood, and approached the night knowing that all was well in the world. At one point I looked over at her

    and she was wearing the most content and pleasant smile. Well, it could have be ME making her smile.

    The A7/A1

    must have made a difference too. I noticed men deferring in conversation and women subtly cozying up, with obvious

    restraint because of my date. "I could'a been a contenda".
    When worn by men, A1 and -none products like A7

    seem to be good for mixing with Pheros.

    My theory on that is that, since the biochemical profile is sort

    of "generic sexy human", (like the pheromone, androstenol) you activate the stuff to its potential by tilting it

    decidedly in one gender direction or the other. If a woman were wearing it, I'd want to see what copulins would do

    to it.
    DrSmellThis (creator of P H E R O S)

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    A general note on mixing

    Pheros... -none products always have a "sharp" edge to their scent. From NPA (razor sharp) to A7 (dull but

    cutting). TE and A1 have their biting edge too.

    Pheros is so warm and comfortable, and is the opposite. Mixing

    the two is such a good match. What they do to each other is great.

    I've matched some favorite commercial scents

    to different -mones, but Pheros seems to work great with any mix. I'll wear the commercial stuff if I'm in a

    certain mood or occasion, but Pheros has become my favorite cover, and it works well both day and night.

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    Talking Hit!

    I got my first positive

    non-solicited reaction from my wife today. I had to pick her up from work and drive her over to the doctor's office

    this afternoon. Before I left I applied a liberal dose of Pheros. When I jumped in my Dodge I noticed a half used

    packet of SOE in the ashtray from Friday. I added a very small amount to the back of my neck and the back of

    each hand, maybe 3 drops total.

    My wife hopped in and the first thing she said was "You smell good!" Funny thing

    is that I've worn Pheros off and on for the past few weeks and she never said anything unless I asked if she liked

    the scent.

    Well, I'll call it a hit!

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    Good job on two counts! I wear

    SoE/Pheros at least 3x/week during the day. Its a world beater mix for happy/friendly. C7 is too chatty for

    work.

    I wear Pheros alone and get compliments, but not like mixed with a -mone product. I don't know what

    effect is being had on what, but they do work together very well.

    For the nose, maybe the sharpness of the -mone

    excites the calm of the Pheros, or Pheros wraps the -mones into a welcoming blanket. Either way, the result is

    good, and repeatable.

    Otherwise, what the Dr. said above makes sense. A natural scent designed for "sexy

    universal" could play subtly in a thousand different ways when mixed with a -mone.

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    I have a question. Would it be

    possible to add something to Pheros to keep it from separating? Would a drop of unscented dish washing detergent do

    the trick or would it spoil the mix?

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    An emulsifier would blend the

    two, but I remember reading that DrSmellThis decided against using it for some reason, probably adding an unnatural

    element was undesirable.

    He should weigh in on this, but personally I don't mind the settling. The few seconds

    it takes to shake it up allows an anticipation of how good it will smell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorgar View Post
    I have a

    question. Would it be possible to add something to Pheros to keep it from separating? Would a drop of unscented dish

    washing detergent do the trick or would it spoil the mix?
    I'm hesitant to make a recommendation,

    since I decided against experimenting with it.

    I just shake the bottle a couple times. It's ugly, but

    non-commercial things sometimes are.
    DrSmellThis (creator of P H E R O S)

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    just got my Pheros. it seems

    lighter than the old version i had, but still just as lovely. it is like wrapping myself up in a warm comfy

    blanket.

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    It's good stuff. What I like

    most about it is you can't really put too much on like some colognes that I've tried. It doesn't give you that

    cologne OD.

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    is there newer version of pheros

    coming out ? i love the current one though

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbnbtc View Post
    just got my

    Pheros. it seems lighter than the old version i had, but still just as lovely. it is like wrapping myself up in a

    warm comfy blanket.
    I never experienced the older version, but agree with your take on the current

    Pheros. Nothing but good remarks from others too.

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    Pheros is by far the best scent I have even had the pleasure to wear. I only have a few ccs left in a very

    small vial. I hope to acquire more soon. Thanks DrSmellThis for such a wonderful product.



    As I said it in

    my review of it originally, I can’t say it any better.




    By Nathan Date Added: Tuesday October 05,

    2004


    I am very pleased

    with the smell of Pheros. Pheros is truly an exotic scent. It is unusual to find a truly natural product. I would

    wear this product for the rest of my life. I have never found cologne that I have felt like this about. I have not

    found anything I liked and would consider a scent that I would want people to associate me to, until now. The

    natural perfumery DrSmellThis practice supersedes the advertisement. It is a shame that this truly exotic product is

    a collector’s edition in limited production. Once it is gone there is never going to be

    more.


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    Quote Originally Posted by HK45Mark23 View Post
    The

    natural perfumery DrSmellThis practice supersedes the advertisement. It is a shame that this truly exotic product is

    a collector’s edition in limited production. Once it is gone there is never going to be

    more.

    Agree wholeheartedly HK. Fortunately for us the DR. held back some master

    mix.

    I just ordered another bottle of the regular and the concentrate, which I hope is still available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbnbtc View Post
    just got

    my Pheros. it seems lighter than the old version i had, but still just as lovely. it is like wrapping myself up in a

    warm comfy blanket.
    I'm happy that the perfume managed to achieve an identity --the warm, comfy, friendly,

    feel-good thing. That makes it more useful for our purposes, and makes total sense, given the ingredients (e.g.,

    valerian root, natural musks).

    The perfume is in fact the exact same concentration as the older batch;

    which is actually a notch stronger than the original batch (without Bruce or you having had to pay more). I just

    went off the same mathematical formula for mixing everything.

    It just mellows with age, and becomes less sharp

    at first smell; even a little weaker on the top note. However, the bottom notes and longevity are improved over

    previous batches, if anything, IMHO (it's taken me a while to have enough confidence to say this). So it's mellow

    in character, but still smells good for a pretty long time.

    I still really enjoy it, honestly, and wish I had

    more, even for my own use. I have to use discipline to not wear a bunch of it all the time. It's just too pleasant

    to have on your body, if you guys know what I mean. I smear it all over my face and neck, usually, and get an

    immediate pleasant feeling. I'm really happy that this has been documented over time as a consistent effect across

    people. It's cool to me that the "technology" is so different than for other products, i.e., natural.

    Again,

    these are just my real feelings; not some effort to market something that has already been bought out from the

    manufacturer's perspective.
    DrSmellThis (creator of P H E R O S)

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    Quote Originally Posted by idesign View Post
    Agree

    wholeheartedly HK. Fortunately for us the DR. held back some master mix.

    I just ordered another bottle of the

    regular and the concentrate, which I hope is still available.
    Soon I am going to ask everyone again if they

    want still more concentrate, as I'm bottling up another shipment here soon.
    DrSmellThis (creator of P H E R O S)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrSmellThis View Post
    Soon I

    am going to ask everyone again if they want still more concentrate, as I'm bottling up another shipment here

    soon.
    yeah, i also want a bottle or 2 of the concentrate

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrSmellThis View Post
    It

    just mellows with age, and becomes less sharp at first smell; even a little weaker on the top note. However, the

    bottom notes and longevity are improved over previous batches, if anything, IMHO (it's taken me a while to have

    enough confidence to say this). So it's mellow in character, but still smells good for a pretty long time.

    I

    still really enjoy it, honestly, and wish I had more, even for my own use. I have to use discipline to not wear a

    bunch of it all the time. It's just too pleasant to have on your body, if you guys know what I mean. I smear it all

    over my face and neck, usually, and get an immediate pleasant feeling. I'm really happy that this has been

    documented over time as a consistent effect across people. It's cool to me that the "technology" is so different

    than for other products, i.e., natural.

    Again, these are just my real feelings; not some effort to market

    something that has already been bought out from the manufacturer's perspective.
    Good to hear about the

    aging aspects. I mostly dislike the top notes of half the fragrances I have, commercial or natural, Pheros not

    included. I think Pheros has great longevity, and enough sillage to get noticed, but not overpower, as Gorgar said

    above. On me it lasts longer than -mone smells and I often wake up in the morning with a very subtle and nice scent

    of it in my nose. And Lord love a duck, once a woman gets her nose on you it stays.

    It really truly is a

    pleasant scent to have on. The mood uplift, the general feeling of well-being and the attractiveness of the scent

    makes you want to wear it every day. But for the scarcity.

    If any women out there have Pheros, or for you guys

    who like to experiment on your great-smelling partners, take DST's tip and put a dab of Jasmine EO on your skin

    before applying the Pheros. Its wonderful.

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    I've been reading a lot, and

    beginning to understand a little about what you call "analog pheromones". I think. I'm not a scientist, so I can

    only write in lay terms.

    People cannot help but to respond to scent, whether the response is "hardwired" or

    "programmed/conditioned". From food to sex, not many of us realize its importance. As well, there is a huge

    documented history of naturally occurring scents which have been used to powerful effect, from the calming lavender

    to the raw dirty sex of civet or castoreum. Even plants have animalic/sex notes... indole in jasmine and musk in

    ambrette, among many others, and have populated perfumes since before God published. Its my understanding that the

    far drydown of King Tut's burial perfume lasted until just after his tomb was opened. How do they do that?



    The fact that many of these scents (molecules) are actual pheromones which attract the birds and bees to

    flowers (and civet cats to civet cats) is an interesting side note to the fact that, in the right proportions,

    mixtures of these scents have a powerful effect on humans on a very deep level. Before any of the constituent

    chemicals of these scents were isolated (c1870), they were used by humans to effect and modify behavior, attraction

    and sex probably being foremost among those (covering unwashed body odor should be considered as purposefully

    attracting in them days ).

    On the other hand, if Napoleon wanted Antoinette unwashed (in all her excreting

    glory), what does that say about us latter day stink mongers? It says that we are onto something that the

    understanding of science has yet to fully explain, and that we are sophisticated to the point of wanting to smell

    nice while doing it, even while we mix perfumes which have rutting stink among their ingredients. Deep urges meet

    polite society and only a great perfume can achieve that height, offering a multitude of choices from high to low

    enticement, or both.

    Genetics certainly plays a role (hardwiring). From the natural human pheromones that are in

    play when a baby breast feeds, to those playing mischief among uncomprehending adolescents. Its the hidden

    molecule, by any name, that entices the young, and confounds the mature as they (we) try to reproduce what nature

    serves as a light cockail before lunch.

    I'm a moderate collector of vintage fragrances. What I smell from a

    pre-70s classic perfume is heaven compared to the castrated (breast-reduced?) scents of today. Beyond composition,

    just the ingredients were enough to make you mortgage the kids for just another night with its wearer, preferably

    your wife, thus saving the kids.

    Programming from birth is certain, and variable. There's not one of us who

    doesn't have a memory tied strongly to scent, and our memory of scent is stronger than we probably realize.

    Subliminal recognition I guess, but deeper and stronger than mere identification. Perfumers and scientists have

    written far more on this than I can hope to approach with my limited understanding.

    All that to say, Pheros

    contains such ingredients that it achieves the purposes of attraction on both the "shallow" scent level (it smells

    nice), and on the deeper level of "unknown" attraction (it subtly effects behavior on a deeper (subconcious)

    level.

    A pretty disjointed post Doc, does it make any sense vis a vis the subject?

    I'll do a Mobley here, and

    reserve the right to be wrong!
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    After all that, here is my

    current "review" of Pheros.

    After wearing Pheros for a few months, I would describe it as very warm, mostly

    linear, with a brightness at the top, with what I smell as lime, to kick it off. Its lack of classical construction

    (top, middle, base) makes you keep smelling, and smelling, to figure it out. Forget figuring it out, its too

    complex, and this is a good thing.

    Most all-natural fragrances defy comprehension because they make no sense.

    They are either flat (all meat, or more likely all salad) or jump from course to course without a unifying idea.

    Pheros is a meal set before you, seamless and perfectly balanced, with the surprise of having the chef spring

    unexpected surprises without notice.

    The dash of citrus reappears unexpectedly even after an hour, much past the

    time it should have disappeared, a real achievement, and keeps the fragrance from being too dully soft. The

    multifaceted spice plays in and out of the woods, and you're curious as to what you'll smell next, like a good

    movie keeping you on the edge of your seat.

    The deeper facets come into play 2-3 hours after application. At

    least as far as smell in concerned. This is where the sex lies. Its so sultry, and spawns fantasies both lived and

    unlived. This is a good, good base and, one wonders how much of this is available to the noses of our mates from

    the beginning in the way of analog pheromones. Doc, this is what made me think I understood what you meant by that

    term.
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    Quote Originally Posted by idesign View Post
    I've

    been reading a lot, and beginning to understand a little about what you call "analog pheromones". I think. I'm not

    a scientist, so I can only write in lay terms.

    People cannot help but to respond to scent, whether the response

    is "hardwired" or "programmed/conditioned". From food to sex, not many of us realize its importance. As well, there

    is a huge documented history of naturally occurring scents which have been used to powerful effect, from the calming

    lavender to the raw dirty sex of civet or castoreum. Even plants have animalic/sex notes... indole in jasmine and

    musk in ambrette, among many others, and have populated perfumes since before God published. Its my understanding

    that the far drydown of King Tut's burial perfume lasted until just after his tomb was opened. How do they do that?



    The fact that many of these scents (molecules) are actual pheromones which attract the birds and bees to

    flowers (and civet cats to civet cats) is an interesting side note to the fact that, in the right proportions,

    mixtures of these scents have a powerful effect on humans on a very deep level. Before any of the constituent

    chemicals of these scents were isolated (c1870), they were used by humans to effect and modify behavior, attraction

    and sex probably being foremost among those (covering unwashed body odor should be considered as purposefully

    attracting in them days ).

    On the other hand, if Napoleon wanted Antoinette unwashed (in all her excreting

    glory), what does that say about us latter day stink mongers? It says that we are onto something that the

    understanding of science has yet to fully explain, and that we are sophisticated to the point of wanting to smell

    nice while doing it, even while we mix perfumes which have rutting stink among their ingredients. Deep urges meet

    polite society and only a great perfume can achieve that height, offering a multitude of choices from high to low

    enticement, or both.

    Genetics certainly plays a role (hardwiring). From the natural human pheromones that are in

    play when a baby breast feeds, to those playing mischief among uncomprehending adolescents. Its the hidden molecule,

    by any name, that entices the young, and confounds the mature as they (we) try to reproduce what nature serves as a

    light cockail before lunch.

    I'm a moderate collector of vintage fragrances. What I smell from a pre-70s classic

    perfume is heaven compared to the castrated (breast-reduced?) scents of today. Beyond composition, just the

    ingredients were enough to make you mortgage the kids for just another night with its wearer, preferably your wife,

    thus saving the kids.

    Programming from birth is certain, and variable. There's not one of us who doesn't

    have a memory tied strongly to scent, and our memory of scent is stronger than we probably realize. Subliminal

    recognition I guess, but deeper and stronger than mere identification. Perfumers and scientists have written far

    more on this than I can hope to approach with my limited understanding.

    All that to say, Pheros contains such

    ingredients that it achieves the purposes of attraction on both the "shallow" scent level (it smells nice), and on

    the deeper level of "unknown" attraction (it subtly effects behavior on a deeper (subconcious) level.

    A pretty

    disjointed post Doc, does it make any sense vis a vis the subject?

    I'll do a Mobley here, and reserve the right

    to be wrong!
    Excellent essay. You make me think all I have written on the subject here has meant something.

    You are a capable student of scent.

    Isn't funny how thinking about scent leads you to poetic insights about

    humanness?
    DrSmellThis (creator of P H E R O S)

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    Quote Originally Posted by idesign View Post
    After

    all that, here is my current "review" of Pheros.

    After wearing Pheros for a few months, I would describe it as

    very warm, mostly linear, with a brightness at the top, with what I smell as lime, to kick it off. Its lack of

    classical construction (top, middle, base) makes you keep smelling, and smelling, to figure it out. Forget figuring

    it out, its too complex, and this is a good thing.

    Most all-natural fragrances defy comprehension because they

    make no sense. They are either flat (all meat, or more likely all salad) or jump from course to course without a

    unifying idea. Pheros is a meal set before you, seamless and perfectly balanced, with the surprise of having the

    chef spring unexpected surprises without notice.

    The dash of citrus reappears unexpectedly even after an hour,

    much past the time it should have disappeared, a real achievement, and keeps the fragrance from being too dully

    soft. The multifaceted spice plays in and out of the woods, and you're curious as to what you'll smell next, like

    a good movie keeping you on the edge of your seat.

    The deeper facets come into play 2-3 hours after application.

    At least as far as smell in concerned. This is where the sex lies. Its so sultry, and spawns fantasies both lived

    and unlived. This is a good, good base and, one wonders how much of this is available to the noses of our mates from

    the beginning in the way of analog pheromones. Doc, this is what made me think I understood what you meant by that

    term.
    Thanks for sharing, Idesign. This type of review makes it all worthwhile.

    IN A PURELY

    NONHOMOSEXUAL WAY (not that I don't wish I were gay sometimes), it's sort of intimate to read it.

    It's

    like when you write a song and you are in your bedroom alone with it. You struggle to get some effect which creates

    a mood and a feeling. You wonder if anyone else could feel that feeling which is thick in the room, but only for

    you. There is no evidence they will feel it, but you keep trying to communicate it; to bring it out in your music.

    Eventually someone hears it, and talks as if they we always and already there with you at the moment of "creation";

    the coaxing of the elements.

    I suppose it's similar when you are just alone and appreciating a work of art;

    say, a song; and you discover someone else feels the same things you do about it.

    Its nice to know that physical

    distance is irrelevant for people to experience some of the same things on a relatively deep level.

    We who

    appreciate art of many kinds, and/or are artists, are truly fortunate in this way; and should feel grateful.

    I

    hope many others enjoy their experience with Pheros.

    ***
    Incidentally, you are the first to notice and

    appreciate the citrus note, as I recall over the few years. It's one of those things where you know you want an

    animalistic entity and are nonetheless working to bring an element of freshness to bear on top. It was not easy, and

    the effect ended up just blending into everything else rather than creating a distinct and independent top note.



    Instead of poop, then, you have FRESH POOP.

    But that's better, because the woody, musky, spicy, sweet,

    ambery <pauses to catch breath> thing has quite enough facets to process as one entity. I'd describe the overall

    effect as "homey" in a personal way.
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