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Strongest longest lasting perfume you've smelt or owned

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TWOBANANAS Tue 09-Aug-16 16:03:12

Sick of perfumes just fading away in seconds, please tell me the good, strong, bold long lasting ones so I can finally find one!!!

BrianButterfield Tue 09-Aug-16 16:04:21

Chanel Coco Mademoiselle - I know people say the Lidl one is the same but a) it so so isn't and b) the real stuff lasts for ten times longer!

LuckySantangelo1 Tue 09-Aug-16 16:05:21

Poison! I think it's awful but different strokes and all that... Literally does not come off.

ElspethFlashman Tue 09-Aug-16 16:06:09

Oh God, Jean Paul Gaultier. That stuff lingers for days!

And Dior Hypnotic Poison too.

JimmyGreavesMoustache Tue 09-Aug-16 16:06:12

chanel - chance, coco, and coco mademoiselle

HyacinthBouquetNo1 Tue 09-Aug-16 16:08:20

Opium and Shalimar

Optimist1 Tue 09-Aug-16 16:11:11

Prada Infusion d'Iris

HerdsOfWilderbeest Tue 09-Aug-16 16:12:13

Angel. Hangs around you and stays in every room you go into.

Tom Ford - the litte ultra expensive bottles.

Newes Tue 09-Aug-16 16:13:25

Alien. A little bit goes a looooonnng way.

Tinklypoo Tue 09-Aug-16 16:13:47

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ggirl Tue 09-Aug-16 16:15:08

scent will last longer on oily skin and less well on dry skin.
you could try moisturising your skin before applying and see if that helps.

JellyBea Tue 09-Aug-16 16:15:18

Gucci Rush seems to last forever!

wobblywonderwoman Tue 09-Aug-16 16:15:30

I love Jean Paul Gautier and Alien (but everyone I seem to know is wearing it)
Bought hypnotic poison after seeing a recommendation on here. all three last well.

QueenLaBeefah Tue 09-Aug-16 16:16:06

Chanel - Coco Noir.

lovelybangers Tue 09-Aug-16 16:16:15

Lust from Lush.

BertrandRussell Tue 09-Aug-16 16:17:14

Estée Lauder Youth Dew

shartsi Tue 09-Aug-16 16:19:22

Davidoff cool water

TwuntingCat Tue 09-Aug-16 16:19:46

YSL black opium, I sprayed some one a top once and could smell it even after I had washed the top in the washing machine with Daz.

Doje Tue 09-Aug-16 16:20:49

Agree with PP's - Coco Mademoiselle.

ShatnersBassoon Tue 09-Aug-16 16:21:15

Cabotine de Gres.

ElectronicDischarge Tue 09-Aug-16 16:26:32

Alien by Thierry Mugler

I hated it but by Christ,it had staying power. 2 days and much washing and it lingered.

Loyly Tue 09-Aug-16 16:27:57

Agree with all of these.

Wearing an eau de parfum (rather than the eau de toilette of the same scent) can make a huge difference in terms of strength and lasting power.

LaurieFairyCake Tue 09-Aug-16 16:28:27

L'heure bleue (Guerlain) can still smell it on my grandmothers scarf - she's been dead 20 years.

It's one of my favourites too.

sodabreadjam Tue 09-Aug-16 16:29:40

Lancome Poeme - in a good way.

Sarah Jessica Parker "Lovely". Tried it in a perfume shop. Hated it and colleagues complained about the reek. Couldn't get rid of it - I was perfumed down to the bone.

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