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    please share your method of applying perfume. i know some perfumes may require less or more but what is your usual method of application?

    mine:

    1 spray each:

    on both sides of the neck

    top of the chest

    on right inner forearm near the wrist

    on left outer forearm near the wrist.

    total 5 sprays per application.
    whats that stink?!

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    Default Re: share your method of application

    3 sprays - 1 on each side of neck and 1 to my chest
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    Hello,
    Depends on the parfum, but generally:

    One on each side of neck, one on Adam´s Apple and one on the wrist.

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    One spray on each forearm, repeated in 6-8 hours if necessary.

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    Default Re: share your method of application

    spray on left side of shirt. Never on skin.

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    Default Re: share your method of application

    Quote Originally Posted by Bonnette View Post
    One spray on each forearm, repeated in 6-8 hours if necessary.
    Wow that's too little for me, I'm surprised it works for you. Have you tried 3-5 sprays (neck and/or arms)?

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    Usually 1-2 sprays each behind each ear, on neck and/or on chest, should the bottle be a splash one without sprayer, dabs instead of sprays almost anytime using the same quantity and in the same places
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    I hit my left bicep, both pecs, back of the neck, and sometimes my right upper waist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    Wow that's too little for me, I'm surprised it works for you. Have you tried 3-5 sprays (neck and/or arms)?
    I know it must seem weird, but I don't want my perfume to project very far...I wear just enough for me (and anyone who might be close) to enjoy wafts of it throughout the day.
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    Depends on the strength & type of fragrance.

    Light : 5-8 sprays mainly to the fabric of my clothes. May include ‘misting shower’ lol.

    Regular : 2-4 sprays: chest, crook of arms & sometimes 1 to the back of my neck

    Strong : 1-2 spray(s) to the chest or solar plexus beneath undershirt.

    Crazy strong: 1 spray to the back of my knees or 0.5 spray to the chest

    Attars: 1 swipe on each wrist /inner arm &/or a dab behind each ear
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    1 spray into hand for application behind ears, then 1 spray to forearms in summer, tops of hands in winter when wearing long sleeve.
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    Six sprays to the forehead!

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    1 spray each side neck
    1 each top forearm
    About 33 percent of the time 1 more to my shirt.
    4-5 sprays
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    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    Six sprays to the forehead!
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    Depends on how powerful of a stank I'm using, but in general:
    1 spray on each wrist
    1 spray on left hand
    1 spray on each side of the neck
    1 spray behind each ear
    1 spray on the back of the neck
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    1-2 sprays on each side of the neck and 1-2 spays center of neck or chest.
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    One spray on the back of my head
    two sprays to the left and right parts of my chest
    one spray to the right wrist (no sprays to the left one since I wear watches there)

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    A full, post-shower application is typically about three sprays to the chest, followed by putting on a cotton t-shirt before the perfume dries, and then spraying my left hand, often twice.

    If I'm going for discretion, that's it. Sometimes, I add the right arm and neck, and creep up to double digit sprays.

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    Similar to Bavard, 2-3 sprays to my chest. 1 to the back of my left hand, or wrist. Never on my neck, or too near my face.
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    Based on an average strength fragrance.

    1 on throat
    1 on back of neck
    1 either side of neck just under ears
    2 on my hair
    2 on my chest
    1 on each wrist
    1 spray on each side of shirt collar or 1 on front of T-Shirt.
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    One spray to each side of neck, starting behind ear and strafing across shoulder and chest on that side if possible (depending on sprayer etc.)
    Optional:
    Wrist(s)
    Center of chest
    Back of neck/back
    Stomach
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    One spray to each side of the neck
    One spray between the clavicles
    one spray to my right inside wrist
    one spray to the top of my left hand

    Strangely the top notes of a fragrance are more noticeable / last longer on the top of my hand
    The heart notes are more prominent on my wrist and the base notes around my neck

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    Quote Originally Posted by freewheelingvagabond View Post
    Six sprays to the forehead!
    Ah, a true connoisseur, I see...
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    Default Re: share your method of application

    In answer, between 2-4 (or even 6 for really poor scents, but this is rare) sprays on the clavicles.

    1-3 on the forearms, usually inner, above the wrists so it doesn't wash off. Sometimes dab arms together if it's just the one spray, but don't 'rub' it in.

    That's it. Usually never fewer than 3 overall tbh, and usually no more than 5. Have never felt the need to mix it up and spray anywhere else.
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    2 sprays to back of head/neck (one left/center, one right/center)
    2-4 sprays to torso under shirt
    1 -2 sprays to each wrist/forearm/back of hand

    this is adjusted based on sprayer (Tauer's cheap sprayers get more, early Creed firehose sprayers less) and/or fragrance strength (for example Red Tobacco gets one spray on back of neck and one spray on torso)

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    Depends on the atomizer of the fragrance and how it performs throughout the day as I don't like reapplying at work.

    It usually consists of one behind each ear, and two behind the neck. I'll do 1 additional spray at each location if I feel the sprayer is light.

    I don't spray clothes and I usually wear long sleeves so I see no point in hitting the wrists. Once in a while I'll hit my chest underneath the shirt.
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    Depends on what I’m wearing.

    For short sleeves: 1 on bare chest, 1 on each inner elbow and 1 on back of neck

    For long sleeves: 1 on chest outside shirt, 1 on each side/back of neck and if a light scent 1 on each wrist


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    2-5 sprays to the chest, depending on the strength of the scent.

    If I’m feeling really daring I may put my finger where I sprayed and then use that finger to apply a tiny bit behind my ears. I only seem to do this with fairly short lived EdC style scents for some reason.
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    Depends on the strength of the scent but usually:-
    One spray behind both ears
    One spray behind knees
    One spray to each wrist.
    So that's six in all.
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    1 spray to throat
    1 spray to chest

    I try to do the spray to each side of the neck thing but half the time I end up missing




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