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The sweet smell of success

Finding the right fragrance is easy, if you leave it to the professionals

Above: At Colonial Drug, J.P. Botindari shows off some of the apothecary's vast assortment of fragrances. Below: samples from the Fresh line at Beauty and Main. Above: At Colonial Drug, J.P. Botindari shows off some of the apothecary's vast assortment of fragrances. Below: samples from the Fresh line at Beauty and Main. (PHOTOS BY JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)
By Christine Liu
Globe Correspondent / December 18, 2008

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Every year, holiday shoppers are confronted by the same elegant but forbidding vista: bottle after sparkling bottle of perfume at a local department store. And every year, purchasing a new scent for mom or dad or hubby seems like such a good idea. But which to choose? Truth is, it's fairly easy if you leave it to the professionals. At ... (Full article: 1059 words)

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