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    Hi! My first post here. I'd love to hear about anyone else changing what scent they wear throughout the day, evening, and bedtime! My mood changes so I switch between trying samples and wearing several different scents.
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    I usually change fragrances two to three times per day.


    Shalimar...........day
    Mitsouko............evening
    Barbara Bui........sleep

    Shaal Nur...........day
    Mitsouko.............evening

    Shaal Nur............day
    Shalimar..............evening
    Shalimar Legere....sleep

    Tumulte.................day
    Encre Noir..............evening
    Timbuktu................sleep

    Ambre Gris..............day
    Chamade ................evenig
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Up to three times a day .
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    Three times, usually. Maybe four. Sometimes I think that may be too much , but apparently I'm not alone.

    The fragrances are often related. For example Habit Rouge, Shalimar Eau Legere, and then Shalimar edc. Or maybe they all share a similar note, like orris. I often end the day with an edc, or an edt without much sillage or longevity.

    Sometimes I have "odd" days when I'm sampling fragrances. I get impatient, so I start out wearing unrelated scents on either arm.
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    It depends on if I'm at home or at work

    If I'm at home usually three times - one for morning, one for midday and another in the evening/night

    However if I'm at work it'll usually be twice - once in the morning and I'll reapply (if needed) with the same bottles, then I change in the evening.
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    Usually two times. One for work, then another (often similar note or similar feel) in the evening. Sometimes three times on the weekends, depending on what I am doing.
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Two, occasionally three.

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    It seems to me that I can usually still smell at least a trace of my morning fragrance in the evening, so I don't usually add anything else because I don't want them to clash. Sometimes I'll add another splash of the morning frag, though.

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thalia View Post
    It seems to me that I can usually still smell at least a trace of my morning fragrance in the evening, so I don't usually add anything else because I don't want them to clash. Sometimes I'll add another splash of the morning frag, though.
    Ditto for me!

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    No more than two. I either have the same on all day, or use one for morning and one if I go out at night.

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Quote Originally Posted by Craig View Post
    No more than two. I either have the same on all day, or use one for morning and one if I go out at night.
    Ditto.
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Usually one daytime scent, and a scented bath oil in the evening. And sometimes a sleep scent that's compatible with the bath oil.

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Minimum two in a day but recently it's been more. Yesterday, I wore five...actually wore them. It was a long day.
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thalia View Post
    It seems to me that I can usually still smell at least a trace of my morning fragrance in the evening, so I don't usually add anything else because I don't want them to clash. Sometimes I'll add another splash of the morning frag, though.
    Same here. I like my fumes to last the whole day. I only have a couple that don't. Sometimes I'll wear something to bed, so.... 1 or 2.
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    Bienvenue, Whitelace..!

    Two for me ... SotD and SotE,
    I usually re-apply my SotE right
    before bedtime.
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    I'm envious of those whose skin/chemistry allows scents to last so long on them!
    No matter how much I moisturize, most perfumes fade in an hour or two. But, I work at home so this enables me to reapply throughout the day, or change often for example --

    I have my SOTC (scent of the coffee -- drink coffee & watch the news in bed with one little spritz on my hand. Usually Hiris.)
    after shower SOTD
    then SOTA (late afternoon--usually this time of year something green like Vent vert or Jolie Madame, for 3 mile walk with my dog)
    then shower again and SOtE
    then SOTB (scent of the bed, maybe same as SOTE--but if that has worn off I may try a sample on my hand to contemplate while I'm reading)

    Oh dear, now I'm exposed as a fickle scent hog...
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    usually just one for me, my scents general last all day. If I'm ssampling something and it fades, I might try another later in the day. once in a blue moon I'll put on Molinard Vanille to sleep in.
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    If it's something I don't know inside out I'll usually wear it 'til it's done. I'm usually the last out of the cinema, too ;)

    I love really getting to know a new perfume. You want to know everything about it and it's all new and enchanting; the brittle top notes, the way it opens up and warms, the cosy, basenotey stage which can light up as the skin changes temperature.

    Of course, I do have my dumb scent slut days when I just want to spray the heck out of something, find an excuse to have a shower, and move on to the next!
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    I usually wear two different fragrances in a day. For instance, I might wear Eau Sauvage during the day and Guerlain Vetiver for the evening.

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    It depends. If it's a perfume with great longevity, I won't change at all. Sometimes, though, a great scent will peter out and I'll take that opportunity to do something else, sometimes getting an interesting "layering" effect. But almost always there's a "nightcap" of sorts, something relaxing or gourmand.
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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    I seem to operate similar to cbstarker. However, I don't typically apply a "nightcap scent" unless I am trying out new samples and cannot wait to get them on my skin, or unless I am just really craving a specific scent.

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Amost always two frags per day for me. On occasion I will apply a third at bedtime but rarely.
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    I don't change during the day, except if the sample/bottle runs out. I don't like mixing them too much, and most of the time, if I can still smell something on my skin, I won't want to add anything else, except if it's the same fragrance. I even try to find accords with my soaps and creams.

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Two per day max for me.
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    if not testing, then 1-3 times is normal for me. Mostly 2 times.

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    Default Re: How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Just one, unless I am going out in the evening and take a shower before switching scents.

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    The personal maximum is two as well: usually a lighter, fresher, more casual fragrance in the morning, around noon or earlier afternoon and, if and whenever possible, a heavier, more formal, stringer projecting etc. one later in the afternoon, earlier in the evening or even overnight

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    It depends. Mood has the biggest influence on what perfume I wear - the time of day/year/weather usually has nothing to do with it. I normally put it on once but other times I'll put it on several times. Like once in the morning, another before going to dinner, then sometimes I spritz some on before bed because I want to smell something beautiful.
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    One for work and reapply if going out in the evening. Sometimes an aftershave in the evening. So usually 1 max 2 for me.

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    1-2 at most (not counting samplings on wrists, the total amount can reach up to 10 a day in this case, depending on the olfactory fatigue and the "free patches" of skin to test on), usually one fresher, lighter, more casual choice in the morning/during daytime, one or more showers a day in between and then finally something heavier, spicier, more formal, with more leather, Oriental, chypre, tobacco etc. notes in the evening

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