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Basenotes is an online community for fragrance enthusiasts, offering a vast database of perfumes, user reviews, and a forum for discussing all things related to fragrances.
  • Perfume Reviews
  • Fragrance Directory
  • Community Forum
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What is Basenotes?

Basenotes is an extensive online community and resource dedicated to fragrance enthusiasts. Launched in 2000, it has become a go-to destination for individuals interested in the world of perfumes and colognes. The website features a comprehensive database of fragrances, including detailed information on their compositions, reviews, and user ratings. Members can explore fragrances by brand, note, or perfumer, and contribute their own reviews and ratings.

Basenotes also offers a vibrant community forum where members can discuss various topics related to fragrances, from sharing their favorite scents to seeking recommendations and advice. The site includes news and articles on the latest fragrance releases, industry trends, and interviews with perfumers. Additionally, Basenotes provides tools for users to track their fragrance collections and wishlists.

With its rich content and active community, Basenotes serves as a valuable resource for anyone interested in exploring and learning more about the diverse world of fragrances.


What types of content can I find on Basenotes?

Basenotes offers a variety of content, including:

  • Fragrance reviews and ratings
  • Perfume news and articles
  • Interviews with industry professionals
  • Community forums for discussions
  • Fragrance directories and brand information

What are the different forums on Basenotes?

Some of the main forums include Masculine Fragrance Discussion, Feminine Fragrance Discussion, Niche Fragrances, Fragrance DIY (for making your own fragrances), and forums for discussing vintage perfumes and fragrance news.

Does Basenotes sell fragrances?

No, Basenotes is solely an informational website and online community about fragrances. It does not sell or distribute any perfume products directly.

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