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    Default When did you first wear Aftershave/cologne/fragrance

    It occured to me after a few posters asked about wearing aftershave (as we call in the UK any male fragrance) to class. What is an acceptable age to begin wearing fragrance? and what was your first aftershave?
    Is it as the name implies when you are able to shave the bum fluff off your face?
    I dont remember ever wearing aftershave to school( left school at age 16) I remember watching my grandfather shave when i was a young boy and when he splashed on Old spice he would put some on me.
    I would say I first wore aftershave after leaving school around 16-17 and i think my first bottle i got for Christmas off my folks was Pierre Cardin ph. I am now 45

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    At the age of 16 - many moons ago!

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    At 14

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    Around 14.

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    Around 14-15
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    When I started shaving about 13 yrs old...My pop bought me Aqua Velva there was a set of like brown, green, yellow juice. You poured half a bottle on, it burned like a son-of-a-gun, and you smelled nice for 30 seconds.

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    When I was about 14 a friend bought me a bottle of Brut for my birthday (the original not 33).

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    6 years old. Parents perfumes at the time.

    Got my first bottle at 7 years old.

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    Actively, around 1976. Before then, splashes from Dad's Old Spice and, occasionally, whatever frags my uncles had. First frags were Brut, Paco Rabanne and Aramis.
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    Got my first bottle at around 7 or 8.
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    I was 12 or 13 years old and began to use my grandma's perfume: ENGLISH LAVENDER by ATKINSONS. It is a very good fragrance and I still have a bottle of it.

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    I arrived at my first day of kindergarten proudly wearing my first fragrance, Joop! Homme, so I would've been 5 years old.

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    I was 12. I got a bottle of some kind of Avon fragrance for my birthday. I still remember how it smelled, although I have no idea what the name was.
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    Maybe around 12 or 13... I think my first cologne was a hand-me-down bottle of Jovan Musk for Men from my father.




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    Early teens... I remember being so psyched when I got a bottle of Cool Water for Christmas.

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    I would wear my dad's after shave at about 9-10. I thought I was so grown up. lol

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    14-16 seems right.

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    Like many others here, around 14 or so.

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