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    Default How much fragrance do you use annually?

    Just a generic question, not about designer, niche, night or day, etc. OVerall, how much do you know or feel you go through in the ocurse of a year? Has this number gone up or down as an overall trend for you?

    Interested in seeing if there are any customer segment delineations to be gathered.

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    I'd say I use about 5-10 sprays a day (considering that some days I reapply during the day, or I spray on paperstrip for the breast pocket), or 1/2 to 1 ml. So over a year that would make about 200-400 ml. And perhaps half as much in samples I exchange with other people.

    It goes without saying that I've been purchasing far more than 400 ml perfume per year, with obvious results.

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    About six sprays a day. (two scents) Sometimes only three per day over a year whatever the equivalent in ml would be.
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    About 5 sprays daily.
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    200ml a year is about right, I'd say...

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    75 ML year
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    Not enough!

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    4 sprays per day (average) / 14 sprays per ml * 365 days.

    About 100ml a year.
    Last edited by andym72; 16th August 2014 at 01:53 AM.

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    About a liter annually.
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    A few full bottles (the equivalent of at least about 100 ml each) yearly, but more or less evenly distributed over a few tens, slightly below one hundred bottles of full scents each. Thus rarely seeing a bottle fully used up, especially as the amount and the frequency of scent purchases increases.
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    Close to 200 ml per year at a guess.

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    5-10 sprays a day... 365 days a year...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Thus rarely seeing a bottle fully used up, especially as the amount and the frequency of scent purchases increases.

    While I'm using about 100ml a year, I'm buying (or get given) more like 600ml a year, and have done for the last six years.

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    About 750ml per year.

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    I would say that bathe in about 200mls a year. Yes, I would say as my interest piques for different fragrance my number goes up.

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    Several 3.4 oz. bottles go away!
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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    350ml a year is about right. That's with two applications every day!
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    Quote Originally Posted by andym72 View Post
    4 sprays per day (average) / 14 sprays per ml * 365 days.

    About 100ml a year.
    Andy, where does that 14 sprays / mL come from? sounds high to me, by about double, but have never measured
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    Quote Originally Posted by james1051 View Post
    Andy, where does that 14 sprays / mL come from? sounds high to me, by about double, but have never measured
    It comes from here:

    http://www.nstperfume.com/2008/08/19...llection-last/

    Although Kevin actually worked it out to be closer to 15 sprays per ml.

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    Depends on the sprayer calibration, though - some of my Guerlains dispense a mini shower with each spray.

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    I use around 175-200ml per year. 3-5 sprays per day, depending on reapplication etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andym72 View Post
    It comes from here:

    http://www.nstperfume.com/2008/08/19...llection-last/

    Although Kevin actually worked it out to be closer to 15 sprays per ml.
    interesting; thanks
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    I probably spray about 150 ml per year, and that number has gone down over the last year or so. I often do not change my scent in the evenings anymore, as I often can still smell it enough to continue on enjoying it. Or else I just forget

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    Quote Originally Posted by james1051 View Post
    Andy, where does that 14 sprays / mL come from? sounds high to me, by about double, but have never measured
    A 1 ml decant usually gives me 6 wears. I also think 14 is a little high, but I suppose it depends on how much you apply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiliwia View Post
    A 1 ml decant usually gives me 6 wears. I also think 14 is a little high, but I suppose it depends on how much you apply.
    how many sprays per wear?

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    Most of the decants I use are not a spray but a dab decant, so can't say how many sprays that is accurately. When spraying from a bottle it depends on the strength of the perfume, usually it's 3 quick sprays for most, but some are so strong 1 is enough.
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    Ah, ok. For 6 wears at 14 sprays, it would be 2.3 sprays per wear, which seems pretty reasonable. The sprayers are designed to dispense a set amount of microliters on average, and they vary by sprayer manufacturer and house.

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    Quote Originally Posted by james1051 View Post
    Andy, where does that 14 sprays / mL come from? sounds high to me, by about double, but have never measured
    1 ml is approx 10 sprays - give or take a spray or two.

    I've made enough samples for friends that I now know 1ml is approx 10 sprays.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    1 ml is approx 10 sprays - give or take a spray or two.

    I've made enough samples for friends that I now know 1ml is approx 10 sprays.
    Sounds closer to what I was thinking. thanks!

    For me, say an average of 5 sprays/day= approx. 180mL/year
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    about 3 bottles x 100 ml

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kiliwia View Post
    A 1 ml decant usually gives me 6 wears. I also think 14 is a little high, but I suppose it depends on how much you apply.
    Six wearings from a 1-ml sample is a surprise. For me, it's usually 2 wearings, but it can vary from 1 to 4; maybe 4 wearings if the juice is potent. Two is most common, and then maybe three. I use about 0.4 to 0.5 ml per application (four to six sprays). At two applications per day, I could get to about 350 ml for the year.

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    I suppose it would be easier if perfume houses released the spray volume of their bottles, but that would be pretty useless info to most people. A 50 ul sprayer vs a 180 ul sprayer is going to provide drastically different amounts of perfume per spray, but it would be so obvious that the person would likely adjust the number of sprays between the diffrent bottles and not stick to one set number.

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    I would say a Litre

    and that is a pretty conservative estimate
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    Probably 75-100ml

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    Have had countless bottles and never finished one lol,i guess 200ml/year

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    Default Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    Depends on the time of the year and the fragrance being used. I would say an average of 1ml from months October through March and 1.5ml from months April through September. A good estimate per year would be between 450-500mls.

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    'bout tree fiddy
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    Dior Fahrenheit (2013 & Vintage)


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    Dior Homme Intense
    YSL La Nuit de L'Homme
    VC&A Midnight in Paris
    V&R Spicebomb
    Calvin Klein Obsession for Men (Vintage)
    D&G The One (Pre-Launch Super Batch Edition)

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