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    Default Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    A little background first: I got a 20ml decant of Pure Distance M from Kron and had never gotten around to wearing it. I decided that my "debut" with the frag would be going the opening of Skyfall last November . . . Bond, Aston Martins, danger . . . it seemed an appropriate time. My wife and I are getting ready to be picked up by some friends, so I did my usual "not in the office" spray routine- two shots to the chest, one to the inside of each elbow, and just a little shot on the throat. That stuff went THERMONUCLEAR on me! My skin holds on to scent pretty well, but this was crazy! MY eyes were watering, my wife was complaining that I "wreaked", my friends have banned me from being in their car again (although I did find a way to make a Toyota 4 Runner smell like an Aston Martin ), I'm pretty sure that people were moving away from us during the movie . . . a few small animals may have even been affected as well.

    Needless to say, I haven't had the nerve to wear the stuff since that night.

    So now my question: How do you guys wear/apply this fragrance (dab, spray, etc)? How much do you use?

    Thanks in advance!

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    This is hilarious!

    It's extrait, so half a spray to the chest when in close proximity to others, and a full single spray when out and about should be more than enough!

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    LOL! Yes, it is quite potent. deadidol is about right with the amount to use. I usually spray under my shirt also - to cut down on the projection.

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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    One spray to the upper chest is plenty for me. Great scent though...
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
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    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    Wow! Thanks so much for the feedback . . . clearly my 5 sprays was WAY too much! This is the only extrait that I have, so this is a good learning experience for the future. I was so embarassed- it was like I was 14 years old again, putting on Giorgio for the first time.

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    One shot to the chest set's me up for the day with this extrait. Potent stuff!

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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    Yah 5 sprays of this juice can get an entire building on lockdown. I just dab once from a vial (on the neck) and the scent covers an entire room almost instantly, atomic stuff, unfortunately not a big fan of the scent.
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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    I generally do one spray to the chest, but I also decanted into a roll-on, so I roll in on my pulse points.

    Five sprays is not just nuclear, but thermonuclear.

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    The one time I tried it, I sprayed it on my neck and my gag reflex kicked in.

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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    The one time I tried it, I sprayed it on my neck and my gag reflex kicked in.

    That's too funny! It's definitely pretty strong. I work face to face with clients in the finance world and I was hoping to wear this work. I'm starting to think this is going to be too over the top.

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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    Love this scent. I personally have applied it averagely, 2-3 sprays, and never had a problem with this in terms on over-projection, cloying, etc.

    Last time I wore it, it felt like I had a luxurious Leather Jacket on all night. Which, in turn, made me want to wear a leather jacket while wearing M. Note: I own neither leather jacket or a bottle of M. Perhaps only another Basenoter could understand what I'm saying. LOL
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    Hahaha, your story kills me! I, too, have blasted away with a new scent without realizing how potent it was. It really is unpleasant to be stuck out and about, and to be more or less be gagging on your own perfume.

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    Well if you're gonna OD you could've done so much worse than M.
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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    One is where I would draw the line.

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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    Quote Originally Posted by ScentAddicted View Post
    That's too funny! It's definitely pretty strong. I work face to face with clients in the finance world and I was hoping to wear this work. I'm starting to think this is going to be too over the top.

    Thats funny cause I work in a similar environment and this has become my go to fragrance for the office. As deadidol said, I put on about half a spray. After about an hour or so, it sits closer to the skin and lasts all day... I find it very sophisticated and appropriate for the office environment.

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    Default Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kraz View Post
    Thats funny cause I work in a similar environment and this has become my go to fragrance for the office. As deadidol said, I put on about half a spray. After about an hour or so, it sits closer to the skin and lasts all day... I find it very sophisticated and appropriate for the office environment.
    That's really encouraging. I am going to try half a spray this weekend. It's a great scent- it just looks like I need to play with it a bit.

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