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      22.06.2015 20:48
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      Definitely a must buy!

      Smells great and has a great bottle which sprays with ease not releasing too much spray.

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      14.06.2015 02:48

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      Great product worth a try.

      This perfume has outstanding packaging and is different from those already existing in the market. This makes it more eye catching. However, the fragrance itself isn't the best, in fact it is not the most pleasant (from a woman's perspective) although, it may please others. Overall, great product and is worth a try.

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      13.06.2015 22:52
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      A very mysterious fragrance.

      This product doesn't smell the nicest of all fragrances but it may be some peoples preference. the matte black bottle gives the impression that the fragrance will be mysterious which is what it is. The bottle looks very appealing and if i was to walk into a shop, it would catch my eye. this would be a perfect birthday or Christmas present for a loved one and considering that it is not too expensive - it is perfect for these events. the price is even better!
      i would recommend buying this product for someone or even for yourself because it is a good product and for the price - it is highly worth buying. when you first open this fragrance the smell may be different to what you normally prefer but after using it for a while, the smell will grow on you and you will really start to like and enjoy using the product.
      this product is defiantly one that you shouldn't miss out on - because if you do, you will regret not getting the product as soon it will be gone. once it is gone you will regret not buying it because it is something that you will want in the future.

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      13.06.2015 01:02
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      • sweet
      • "not too strong"
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      • "not long lasting"
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      It is very versatile and well done. 100

      A GEM, mysterious just like how it is bottled in a matt black bottle, you don't know what to expect and it will surprise you good way. It smell very manly and pleasant and sexy at same time, can be worn any time and any occasion. Again this is another one in my collection that I can recommend for those who only want to have one cologne for all purpose(just like I used to). This is ONLY FRAGRANCE in my small collection that got me multiple complements after about 6 months of wearing, and they remembered it very well: ("what was that black bottle?"). It never failed to get me complement if I went to an indoor setting within 4 hours of spray. So I can conclude it is a hidden gem as I mentioned before, and underrated in my opinion, but I am "glad" the fact it is underrated, so it stays as UNIQUE as it is born to be, and YES it is different, and GOOD DIFFERENT. Refreshing woody spicy scent. The first time Just Different superficially resembles Bleu de Chanel, due to the mint, patchouli and labdanum but of course if you use it a lot of times you will realize that both are completely different. Average sillage and longevity. Synthetic smell but not bad.

      Overall: 6/10 . The same thing that i said with hugo boss red, try before buy! One of my absolute favourites, very very underrated fragance. Women love it too I've noticed. It is different from other hugo boss fragrances.

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      28.05.2015 18:39
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      • "Smells Fairly Good Too"
      • "Product Looks Pleasing"

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      • "Excessive amounts could leave stains"
      • "Not Many People Prefer The Same Smell"

      Overall a decent product but may not be your preferred fragrance.

      Personally i think that this perfume looks very pleasing as a product should. for example if i was to walk into a perfume store and i saw this product i would instantly think that hugo is a very big a popular company therefore this new product must be good, so basically the product is very pleasing to the human eye and attracts the attention of the customer who is going to be purchasing it thus increasing their revenue. however like most of the time not everyone will have the same taste in the scent that they are going to be getting. This is why I think they hugo should be trying out a variety of different fragrances. They should also state whether this perfume is made for men or women or perhaps its for both genders. The product smells pretty good which means that people around you will also find it pleasing unlike some of the fragrances where it might be very off. There may also be cases that the perfume is very strong and some people may not prefer to wear it at certain parties or certain situations but overall i think that this product is very good. Because i would personally purchase this product for myself or for someone who is needs it. I would also purchase this as a gift if someone's birthday was coming up since it seems like a very attractive product and whomever receives it would probably be very satisfied with the product itself.

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      26.05.2015 20:58
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      • "'Might' not be poisonous to eat"
      • "Adds flavour to a bland curry"
      • "Tastes great with salad"

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      • "Smells like crap"

      Smells bad, tastes good. Confused? So am I....

      I brought this product a few weeks ago having spent the last year or so using a different product that, in fairness, I was happy with, but felt I needed 'spice' things up a bit.

      Now shopping on line is the future of consumerism. No doubt about it. However there, always will be some products that you just have to see, taste, touch, and smell up close before you part ways with your hard earned cash.

      This, is one of them.

      I'd read reviews of course (not on here), and most were OK about this product. I could have obviously found other products that got much better reviews and no doubt would not have been disappointed had I brought one of them. However, money absolutely being an object, I had to choose something that stretched my budget no more than it had to be stretched on what is essentially a non essential item.

      So, when my goods arrived I was obviously curious as to exactly what the new fragrance would smell like. A quick spritz, and .... ewwwwww.

      Not good I'm afraid. To say I was disappointed is an understatement. Immediately I knew that there would be no occasion that going out, smelling like the back end of a yak would be appropriate. Straight back in the box it went. Funny thing is, as with all unwanted fragrances, the normal process here would have been to store it, wrap it at some point in December and palm it off to some unsuspecting cousin or sibling as a Christmas 'present'. The problem is, the thought of getting a whiff of this again in December 'after' eating a plateful of Brussels made me heave even more. No. Never again.

      Things however took a strange twist the following day. I had placed the bottle on the side in the kitchen, ready to repackage and return to the sender with some excuse or another and the hope of a refund. Inadvertently, after preparing a salad for myself for lunch, I knocked the bottle off the side, spilling some of the liquid onto an already dressed salad. Too late I was to prepare another lunch and, with the smell masked by the vinaigrette, I decided ... "what the hell". But, to my absolute surprise, after tucking into to my little ensemble, there was an unexpected and rather pleasant side effect. My Tesco's own, usually bland dressing had been transformed!! A sweet, yet woody taste kicked in upon the first mouthful, with a bitter/sweet, yet not unpleasant aftertaste to follow. I wanted more!!

      I tried that evening adding a little to a favourite generic curry sauce, and to my amazement, the dish was once again transformed. Incredible as it seems, this product has changed my complete home cooking, culinary world. I'm even thinking it may make my Christmas sprouts taste better .... who'd've thought it!!

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      22.05.2015 23:22
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      • "modern with a cool twist"

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      Good Product

      a new edition of the one of the most popular men's fragrance Hugo from 1995. The fragrance is a vibrant, modern with a cool twist, made to “inspire whatever you do”.
      Ice cold mint leaves open the composition and lead to the heart of freesia and basil.

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      16.05.2015 19:46
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      good cases . recommended you add this one

      I first spotted Hugo Boss Just Different at the Duty Free Shop leaving the US Virgin Islands - put it on the Christmas List - and received it last year as a present. I love it when a plan comes together... Thanks Sis for the present...

      Hugo Boss Just Different has leapt into my Top 10..!! (the marvel of that is that I have over 300 bottles in my collection - and growing..!!). Just Different comes out of the bottle with notes of aquatic, citrus, and floral - but not a sweet floral. It then settles into a scent that I can not place - similar to something, yet unique for Hugo Boss. It truly is unique and easy on the nose. If I had to compare, it is very similar to Dior Fahrenheit and Dior Aqua Fahrenheit.

      Just Different has the potential for compliments, i.e. the Wow Factor. The projection/sillage is average to above average. The longevity is above average, lasting 5-6 hours on the skin and all day on clothing. I would suggest that Just Different is appropriate for any season and any occasion. I love the original Hugo bottle and Just Different is similar, yet solid black with a cool texture surface. The packaging is above average.

      The real beauty, in addition to the scent, is that now Just Different can be purchased for around $30.00 with free shipping.

      My final rating of Just Different is 4.4 stars out of 5 stars. Great scent that is a great value - I definitely recommend you add this one to your collection. It is a long way to the top if you want to rock-n-roll...

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      11.05.2015 23:42
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      Very nice smelling perfume, would definitely recommend!

      I am going to provide a review on the NAD C370 Amplifier. As a music lover I have used standard devices such as ipod speakers and mp3 speakers. However I wanted to up my game and heighten my musical experience. I decided to get the NAD C370 because of its multiple performance issues and its good midrange.

      The good points about the NAD C370 were that I could play different genres of music and they didn’t sound overpowering or weak. There was a balance in the music. When listening to female artists such as Rihanna or Emelie Sande I did not need to lower the volume or change the setting to a background level. These 2 artists have completely different styles of music and I thought that the sounds were rich and engaging. However when listening to male artists such as Justin Timberlake or Pharrell Williams the vocals were resonant and full bodied. I found this to be interesting especially when both of these guys would reach a high note.

      However I found that when I listened to relaxing low classical pieces an example being Debussy’s Clair de lune. Although I could still hear the beauty of the music, there was lack of emotion. This was disappointing as I thought that the Classical pieces weren’t given the justice they deserved.

      The NAD C370 Amplifier has pros and cons like any other amplifier would however I think it is good value for money and offers what it is meant to offer i.e. performance and emotion.

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      27.04.2015 18:36
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      Fresh and woody, better suited for young men.

      I bought this perfume as a gift for my older brother (alongside a PlayStation 4, how angelic of me). When he first applied it the first accords seemed to be that of spicy, green and woody. It definitely had some sort of 'freshness' to it too. The composition of it is quite surprising, with its notes as follows:





      Top notes: apple and mint


      Middle (heart) notes: freesia, Basil and coriander


      Base notes: cashmeran, patchouli, labdanum and olibanum.





      Of these the olibanum and coriander notes are the least noticeable, with the apple, mint and cashmeran being the most noticeable. Cashmeran is a synthetic note that is essentially musky and woody; many have also said that it's reminiscent of wet concrete (it's been used in Thiery Mugler's Alien and in Flora Nerolia by Guerlain, where it aids the expansion of floral notes). I personally found the fragrance to be a little synthetic - it was more like an average cologne.





      My brother wore this to his party and after only roughly five hours he could barely smell the perfume. It also didn't 'emit' itself so well. In this sense I would rate the longevity as average and the sillage as poor. I do think that this perfume would be better suited to men in their twenties to early thirties as it's mostly fresh and upbeat. I certainly couldn't see my father using this - he sticks to his Dolce and Gabbana range. There's not really any mellowness to this perfume.





      As always, I would advise people to try a sample of this first before purchasing. It's possible that one could assume the perfume is automatically great - due to the Hugo Boss name which is fashionable/reputable - but I found so otherwise.

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      15.04.2015 04:21
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      overall i think this product is good

      i think this perfumes appearance is really creative and unique because i haven't see anything like this before.

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      02.03.2015 18:33
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      Hugo Boss Hugo Just Different Eau de Toilette

      The Hugo Boss Hugo Just Different Eau de Toilette is available from GBP 40.00. The scent is available as 40 ml, 75 ml and 125 ml Eau de Toilette with an accompanying perfumed body care line.

      The Eau de Toilette was launched in 2011.

      The Eau de Toilette comes in a black glass bottle with a silver fastening. On the glass bottle is the product name. The glass bottle contains 75 ml.

      The Eau de Toilette is described as follows. "HUGO Just Different is an innovative, masculine fougère fragrance that gets its inspiration from the high-contrast urban environment where the HUGO man is at home. The startling interplay of disparate ingredients, a surprising combination of refreshing cool and pleasurable warmth are characteristic for the fragrance."

      The Eau de Toilette is fresh with an aromatic scent. The fresh scent of apples and mint can be noticed. The scent of freesia follows, although the scent is soft. An intensive scent, that reminds of musk can be noticed. The scent is not too intensive, the intensity is moderate. The main accords are fruity and aromatic.

      The top note is iced mint. Followed by the middle notes basil, freesia and coriander. The base notes consists of cashmeran and patchouli.

      The Eau de Toilette is long-lasting. The longevity is moderate.

      I can recommend the Hugo Boss Hugo Just Different Eau de Toilette, as the scent is long-lasting. The main accords are fresh and aromatic, the scent is not too intensive. The scent of apples and mint can be noticed.

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      20.01.2014 15:53
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      ===Nasal treats===

      From around October time I stop buying myself things just in case anyone decides to get me stuff for Christmas. Not all things, obviously. Food still gets bought, though I could probably do with going on a bit of a pre-Christmas fast. On the list of items that stop being bought are books, games, DVDs and aftershaves. Usually I have plenty eau de toilettes kicking about, but this year I managed to finish all of my supplies before Christmas came. Rather magically this was also the one year no-one decided to get me any smellies. I had a problem. As I was a bit fed up with my usual scents, I now had to brave January in the shops to find a decent, new smell!

      After about an hour of looking shady in Debenhams, spraying stuff on every available part of me and then sniffing before turning to the sample cards, I finally settled on my left inner elbow. I was pretty certain that was one of three scents so went over to them all and sprayed them on tester cards. After mixing them up a few times and re-spraying on new testers, I finally decided on Hugo Boss Just Different.

      ===Who is Hugo?===

      Hugo Boss are a designer company based in Germany. They were founded by Mr Hugo Ferdinand Boss in 1923 after he'd taken over his mother's lingerie shop in 1908. He was born in 1885 and died after WW2 in 1948 of a tooth abscess. Most interestingly, the founder was part of the Nazi party a few years before Hitler was and the company actually made the SS, SA and Hitler Youth uniforms. He got off with a fine after the war for his support of the Nazis. He was also banned from voting and running a business so his son in law took over the business. Later, after legal proceedings in 1999, the company was forced to issue an apology for the use of slave labour during the war. Apart from making Nazis look splendid in their little leather booties (as if they needed more gay jokes thrown at them) they have been making designer clothes and accessories. Their first scent "Boss Bottled" came out in 1984. Since then the perfume side of the company is under the control of Proctor and Gamble who are quite the collectors of brand names!

      If you want to contact Hugo boss, you have a few options, Ouija board probably being the best one. If you want to contact the company, they have a much easier route by going to their website www.hugoboss.com which is in German but can be translated by your browser and has a contact section! The address on the box can also be used to write to P & G:

      P & G
      Prestige Beauté
      London
      EC1A 4DD

      ===The Bottle===

      A designer scent deserves a designer bottle and I have to admit, the bottle for this Eau de toilette is sexy. It is bold black with a silver screw top lid held on by a fabric strip. It looks almost like a canteen that you'd take camping full of water so it definitely has that rough manly feel to it. That being said it also looks sophisticated and stylish thanks to the solid black colour of the bottle with the blood red HUGO brand on the front. The screw top hangs by the fabric strip when you take it off so you're never going to lose it. It has a good flat bottom on it so it's very sturdy when you pop it on a surface so you won't have to worry too much about nudging it. Given the company's history, I have to now raise my eye at the design a little, but I'll still admit it's stylish. Maybe I'm just reading far too much into it!

      While the design of the bottle looks fantastic, it does come with a few practical problems. The main issue I have is that I simply cannot tell how much is left. I've tried holding it up to the light and looking through the bottom of the bottle but there really isn't any way to tell what's left other than shaking it. That will only tell you that there is still some in there and won't be very useful in telling me how quickly I'm getting through the stuff. The only other slight nuisance is the cap. As it's attached to the neck of the bottle it can sometimes get in the way of the spray. This, however, is easily solved as the spray button swivels so it's an idea to make sure it's pointing away from where the cap dangles before applying.

      The spray nozzle itself works perfectly, dispensing a decent amount each time you push it. I'd recommend not holding it too far away though, as it is quite powerful and I've seen a lot of this stuff go right over my shoulder.

      ===Sniff it===

      Top Notes: "Frozen" Mint Accord
      Middle/ Heart notes: Coriander, Feesia, Basil
      Base Notes: Cashmeran, Labdanum, Oilbanum, Patchouli

      I was interested in Boss anyway thanks to my partner Allan having a secret stash of one of the scents in his drawer at work. He sometimes comes home smelling like it on days where he's felt the need to freshen up and it's lovely. After walking around with the tester card in my pocket and periodically sniffing it I was slowly falling in love and/or getting high from the scent. The initial burst is quite fresh and spicy with a hint of alcohol in there. It very quickly dies down into a rich, warm and spicy and gently floral but manly scent. It is not overly heavy. It stays somewhere between fresh and warm, giving the best of both worlds. I can't say that I detect any mint at all, but there is something just a little different about this scent that I really love. It reminds me of Calvin Klein's "Crave" and Joop's "Joop" but without the really heavy, dirty punch that both of those scents come with. It has a lot of the spicy notes without being overpowering or losing its freshness.

      ===Last Place===

      As it doesn't have the really heavy spicy scents that come with Joop and Crave, I was wondering how well this would last. The scent from the tester card lasted for hours and hours of walking around and smelling it so I was a little won over by this. Unfortunately, when you're wearing the scent yourself, it doesn't seem to last as much as it did on the card. It's not the weakest scent I've found by far, but it really doesn't hit the staying power of Joop or Crave. It is still detectable on my jumper and it is currently six hours since I put it on, but the scent is only very slight. I have noticed, however, that my woolly jumper smells really nice even a couple of days after having been sprayed so obviously some fabrics hold the smell better than others. What I can smell is still fresh, slightly spicy and floral which is a plus, as I've found that the leftovers of the other stronger scents I've worn can smell quite unclean after they've been left all day on your clothes.

      ===Notice Me===

      One thing I really enjoy about any scent is if people notice what I'm wearing. Me and my friends are quite huggy people so if I'm wearing a nice smell that is noticeable they'll usually ask what it is or comment on it. This scent hasn't really been noticed, though I'd also be told by my friends if I smell bad so not being noticed is still better than not smelling good at all! When I've forced my partner and his cousin to sniff me they've both really liked the scent. Yes, I'm aware how weird that sounds. My dad noticed it the other day, but I had literally just applied it a minute or two before he got there It might not be incredibly noticeable but it does make me confident that I'll smell nice up close which is always a good thing. It's also not as weak as other scents I've had in the past which practically disappeared minutes after application. This hangs around, you just need to know where to look. It's just a shame it's not a little more noticeable!

      ===The price===

      There are three sizes of this scent, 40ml, 75ml and 125ml. I wandered the streets all day finding the best deal which ended up being in the perfume store which had a set that comes with a shower gel along with a 75ml bottle for £28. Elsewhere you'll be paying around £36 for the 75ml bottle alone. Just be aware that there are deals out there so have a good look before you buy or you might not get the best price. I've been using it for a month and I haven't ran out, but I honestly can't even guess at how long this bottle is going to last thanks to the black bottle blocking my vision. I'd hazard a guess that it will last about as long as most other good scents as I don't need to apply a lot.

      ===The Ingredients===

      If you tend to explode unexpectedly, congratulations for still being alive. Also, here is a list of ingredients that may or may not trigger an explosion (be it on your neck or in general, as the ingredients are flammable; best not to put this on while smoking. Though there's no point in wearing a scent if you smoke anyway, you'll just smell like smoke regardless and that's a waste of your time and money).

      Alcohol denat, Aqua (water), Parfum (fragrance), ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, diethylamino hydroxybenzol hexyl benzoate, bht, limonene, linalool, butylphenyl methylpropional, geraniol, alpha-isomethyl ionone, citral, citronellol, coumarin, eugenol.

      ===The Verdict===

      I really like this scent. It's fresh, spicy, floral and manly and makes me feel like I smell great. While it does last a fair amount of time, I have to admit I'm a little disappointed in the staying power as I really did expect a bit more so I'll have to take a star off for that and another for not being incredibly noticeable unelss you've just put it on. That aside, it's still really nice so I'll make this scent a regular fixture in my box of smelly tricks. Three stars out of five from me!

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        27.12.2012 16:32
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        A great scent for men.

        A few months ago my boyfriend very subtly hinted that he was running out of aftershave. I had planned on getting him some for Christmas anyway but was a little stuck on what to get him. That's when I remembered that a few months before he had been flicking through a magazine and come across one of those fragrance sample pages for this aftershave. He had said how much he liked it and I'd try to keep it in mind for the next birthday/anniversary/Christmas.

        The previous aftershave he had was also Hugo Boss so I knew it would probably be something he would like anyway, but it is always good to know someone has specifically said they like it. I also had a little look online and felt that this fragrance offered the best value for money anyway, and had the nicest bottle of the ones available.

        The fragrance comes in a little black bottle which is made to look like one of those survival drinking bottles with a grey coloured cap on the top. The actual bottle is made from a black frosted glass and has the brand name across the front in red letters. Though the black matte glass does give it a really masculine feel as a woman I still think it looks very stylish and would happily have it displayed in my bathroom. My only issue personally is that you cannot see how much is left inside the bottle but I'm quite sure this does not bother my boyfriend in the least.

        Now I do quite like wearing a male fragrance from time to time. I know that sounds weird but I really love the smell of a man's aftershave and there is something really comforting about wearing it or praying it on your clothing, especially when it is a scent you associate with someone you love. This fragrance is actually quite soft and smells very fresh so it isn't totally inconceivable for a woman to wear it too. I also really love it when my boyfriend wears it because it smells very clean and manly on him.

        In the scent there are notes of mint, mixed flowers, spices such as patchouli and a bottom note of musk. I love the combination of these smells, especially the mint which give it a very punchy initial smell that then fades into a more musky overtly masculine scent. The name of the fragrance is just be different and I have to say that there is something very unique and distinct about this scent which sets it apart from others in a really nice way.

        For men I think that wearing a different perfume for evening and day is not really a thing so I wanted to make sure I got my boyfriend a scent that would be appropriate for both. This scent certainly works well for both day and evening so I'm pretty happy to have him wear it wherever.

        I got my boyfriend a 40ml bottle which cost me £19.95 from fragrance direct. I also used a cashback site from which I got about 50p back on my purchase which isn't bad. There are probably cheaper scents out there but I wanted to get something both of us would really like and everytime I smell it it gives my a little smile.

        Overall, a lovely fragrance for men (and women).
         

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        04.10.2012 22:40
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        A superb scented spray for thos with deep pockets!

        Hugo Boss has a reputation for quality in the competitive men's fragrance industry, having been founded in 1924 they very much cater for the luxury end of the market. It strikes me that although Hugo Boss retails it's products in about 110 countries around the world, everyone wants to be associated with the quality that the brand is synonymous for. The facts and figures for the company are staggering; the profit levels sit at £148,000,000 in one year during a time of severe of global recession. The evidence suggests that the company are certainly during something right, so are they?

        The Just Different fragrance certainly has to live up to considerable expectations as it is the long term replacement to the original Hugo Boss Man which has been the industry benchmark for the last sixteen years. The marketing states that it is 'unconventional' but has a 'confident style' and I must say that I can find no reason to doubt this, the scent is subtle and refreshing. I always think that if a men's fragrance is too powerful and strong then it can come over as a bit cheap and as though you are trying too hard to get noticed, Just Different does not fall fowl of this simple rule. As an experiment I decided to put equal amounts of this and one of the latest Lynx products on at the same time just to see if it was drowned out but I am pleased to report that although it was not as strong, it was still detectable, which is good to know as Lynx is the strongest fragrance that I use (the things I do in the name of product reviews!). The box states that it is 'a vibrant fragrance with a cool twist to inspire whatever you do', this leaves me a bit cold to be honest because the 'whatever you do' seems a bit cliché and too similar to the mass of cheaper products that engulf today's market, it is almost as though it is trying not to alienate young or old but in an attempt to do this it has not exactly made the brand stand out.

        With regard to the all important smell the top note is apparently 'ice cold mint', it is a correct claim that mint is detectable and the fragrance is cool but I am not sure I would go as far as to say that it is 'ice cold'. When it is applied to the skin you do not get a sense that it is a cold fragrance and it certainly didn't cause me to shiver as 'ice cold' would have you believe. On the other hand I guess that 'ice cold mint' sounds better than just mint. The heart notes of the spray are described as 'basil and freesia' which are two smells that are the epitome of the great outdoors and everything natural. The prevailing scent of the two is undoubtedly the freesia and it is the one that will last the longest. I personally like the smell as it is a bit different from the typical lemon and orange smells that are so common. The freesia makes the fragrance seem less as though it has been made in a factory and more as though it was bottled up with wild ingredients, even if it was made in a factory! The base note is Cashmeran and I have to confess that before looking it up I had no idea of what it was, according to the internet it is a 'musky scent' that is designed to evoke the feel of cashmere, this left me rather more confused than I was originally but I honestly don't believe that it adds anything to the fragrance, then again I guess it is only a base note. The scent is not the longest lasting of all those on the market but I guess it is designed for evenings rather that everyday so that does not seem to be an issue for me. On average I would say that it lasts around 6-8 hours. All in all the different scents come together to form a natural and comforting scent that most of all reminds me of the countryside, this is always comforting after a long day in the town.

        They say that first impressions are everything when it comes to making a product stand out amongst so many others nowadays. The box for the Just Different fragrance is concise and not cluttered without being lavish and extravagant. I would almost go as far as to say that the box is efficient and businesslike in it's presentation. The front of the box features an outline of the bottle for the spray which is a slightly lighter shade of black to the rest of the black, the outline of the bottle is white which makes it noticeable and stand out. The range of Hugo Boss products that eau de toilette is from is the Hugo range and this is clearly displayed about two thirds of way down the front of the box. The logo is large enough to easily be able to read and is set on a red background with black text which quickly drew my attention. A small banner underneath the Hugo logo states that the product is called Just Different and this has a white background. The back of the box is once again black but this time it has grey writing on it although there is some red that is at the top centre and states the website which is www.hugo.com. Details included on the back are all of the scents that I have previously mentioned as well as the ingredients. Hugo Boss do deserve credit for the fact that the contact details for the company are included as well as the made in the UK information that I believe adds credibility to the product and gives a sense of quality as many cheaper sprays do not give details of where they are made. The actual box is made from very strong and high-quality cardboard which makes it ideal for long distance transportation if it has been bought in duty free in a different country.

        The 100ml bottle is distinctive and I am convinced that I have never seen another product with a similar design. For some reason that I cannot comprehend why the bottle is black and you cannot actually see what is inside or more importantly how much product is left. I think that it is ridiculous to not make it transparent because how can you tell when you are getting towards the end and need to buy a new bottle; I am left playing a guessing game and often find myself shaking the bottle to try to find out how much is left. The Hugo logo is once again displayed and it is in red which fits with the red and black colour scheme. The cap of the spray is a plastic screw top and is very easy to open, however it not possible to lose the top as it is attached to the bottle by a 7cm long piece of fabric, in my opinion this is a great idea that separates this product from the mass of product on the market. The cap is very effective at stopping any leakage although it is still possible to smell a scent when the cap is on, but no more than usual.

        Now comes the painful bit, how much it costs to buy! I am sad to report that there are no nice surprises to produce here, the standard price fluctuates between £30 - £40 for the 100ml bottle that I am reviewing. Amazon retail the spray at £29-45 while if it is bought from Hugo Boss then be prepared to pay a staggering £48-00! If you haven't passed out and are still reading it is possible to order a sample from the company so that may be worth doing if you like to try before you buy, and with such a big cost it is a good idea to make sure that you like it. The website also has a snazzy marketing video that is nothing special, all it shows is a man staring into a bottle and turning it around, not all that convincing.

        Ingredients: alcohol denat, water, parfum, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate, bht, limonene, linalool, butylphenyl methylpropional, geraniol, alpha-isomethyl ionone, citral, citronellol coumarin and eugenol.

        Overall, this is certainly a key player at the luxury end of the market and it has a lovely scent but I question the extravagant price tag. Personally I would willingly pay between £25-£35 but I would make it last, it is not an everyday product. The chic and stylish presentation makes it ideal as a gift if you require something in that price range. At the end of the day the most important factor has to be how it smells and it passes that test easily!

        This review may also appear on Ciao under the username chrisbriers567.

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        Hugo Boss Hugo Just Different is for the man who takes inspiration from everything around him / His journey is unusual and the route he takes seems random; at every step his movement is fast, energetic, spontaneous / He sees the unexpected and he know tha