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Would you use a website dedicated to cataloguing fragrance dupes?

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Kosmerta

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I was looking at Crafter's Choice Angel type FO yesterday and I was reading the reviews trying to figure out how close it smells to the perfume. One in particular stuck out to me, the review wrote "I've tried a bunch of Angel dupes and this one by far smells the closest to the real thing!" And my immediate thought was, "well what other ones have you tried and how close were they?"

That little bug stayed in my head all night, and I got the idea for a central catalogue of fragrance dupes where users can add dupes for popular scents, and vote to rank which dupes are closest to the original scent. I would be free for users and I would run ads on it to cover the cost to keep it up.

For an example of the website, each original scent would have it's own page with a list of dupes. The dupes would have their name, manufacturer, information of where it can be bought, and what countries it is available in. Users can vote on a scale of 1 to 5 if the scent is a good replica of the original, or a poor match. Users can use a search bar to find the page for the original scent they are looking for, or create a page if that scent doesn't have one yet. Users can also add dupe's on pages if one they tried isn't on the list yet.

I think this would be a great resource for soap makers and crafters to use to compare fragrances across brands. Before I put in the work of making something like this, would anyone actually use it and find a tool like this helpful?
 

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I would find it very useful. I've been looking for a dove beauty bar dupe for quite awhile. I did find a great ivory dupe though.
 

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Coincidence!! I am anxiously awaiting my Crafters Choice Angel FO. (It won’t be here till Wednesday). I hope it’s a close match! I absolutely don’t need more FO, but when I saw Angel I had to try it.
Yes, I would use a website like this 😃
 

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For those looking for an Angel dupe - if the WSP version isn't what you are looking for - Sweet Cakes Angel is a very good dupe to my nose. I haven't used it in CP though, just MP and lotion. It also discolors, but smells wonderful.

ETA: To answer the original question, I would use it if I was looking for a perfume dupe, but it isn't often that I am.
 
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