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Author Topic: How important is wearing perfume to you?  (Read 4492 times)

denverly

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How important is wearing perfume to you?
« on: September 11, 2014, 08:13:23 PM »
I love wearing perfume because it makes me feel more confident in talking closer to other people. There are times that I don't wear perfume but I still feel more comfortable if I have it. I know that I don't smell bad without it but it seems that my favorite perfumes just simply satisfy my senses. How about you?

Styyna

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2014, 07:26:56 AM »
I love wearing fragrance but I tend to only wear it at selected times. I've been out and about and encountered people (men and women) with too much fragrance on and find it very offensive. I should note that not everyone wearing fragrance overdoes it so I'm not casting stones here! I've been known to catch a whiff of something I really liked and asked the wearer what she had on.

I'm not sure whether the amount that I enjoy wearing would be offensive to others or not so I really apply it with a light hand if I'm going to be away from home, especially in warm weather.
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milla

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2014, 11:03:45 AM »
In warm weather I love a fresh cologne-type of perfume; in cold weather I find heavier, woody scents very comforting. Whatever the fragrance, it has got to be something that 'melts' into my skin, if you know what I mean. It makes me feel uncomfortable if I can actually smell the scent that I am wearing (it means I put too much on). Sometimes I just cannot wear perfume, but I love a fragranced bath or shower gel. My favourite at the moment is a really cheap, supermarket one, that smells of ginger and mandarine.

cara4art

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2014, 11:51:55 AM »
As someone who VERY easily gets headaches from the wrong sort of scent, I only wear it rarely, like once or twice a year. That said, I do like warm spicy fragrances that are well-formulated - just about all the others smell like bug spray to me, or sickeningly-sweet. But I'm really sensitive anyway and this is just me. In my opinion, one should only be able to detect a perfume/scent when one is really close to someone, not from 20 feet away LOL!

marci65

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2014, 01:56:21 PM »
I enjoy wearing fragrance.  I usually have one main bottle opened, and then on weekends or casual days at work I use up one of the many samples that I have.  That's usually how I figure out what my next big bottle of fragrance will be.  If I like a scent, I don't care what season or time of day it is, but I usually don't wear heavy or strong scents so I can get away with doing that. 
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Dee

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2014, 12:18:18 PM »

Not very. Not anymore. As I just posted, I prefer the "just bathed" scent (though it wears off quickly!).

All of my long time favorites have been "re-invented" (why must they do that?) so I've abandoned them.

Dee

SusieQ

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2014, 10:18:06 AM »
It's rare that I wear perfume and if I do, I usually opt for EDToilette since they are not as strong.  I'm into more flowery scent, too.
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BeautyBarbara

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2014, 10:57:27 PM »
I love wearing perfume!  I have my little table with my favorites in my living room near my door so I can remember to spritz on the way out.  Sometimes I forget! :rollseyes:

There is just something so beautiful about choosing and wearing a fragrance that makes you feel complete!
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MJ

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2014, 11:17:20 AM »
I love wearing perfume!

There is just something so beautiful about choosing and wearing a fragrance that makes you feel complete!

I totally agree!!
MJ :-)
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milla

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2014, 10:41:27 AM »
I love perfume but at the moment I can't find anything to wear. Not even Mitsouko. Rien du tout. Nada. And I miss wearing scent :(

makinalist

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2014, 03:14:10 PM »
I usually have one main bottle opened, ...
:wornout: Sorry, but this does not compute for me! Once I discovered TJ Maxx my collection sort of blossomed.

Scent is important to me - I wear it for myself even when I am at home and alone. Different scents for different weather or occasions. I remain aware of the potential to offend, so I am careful to apply in moderation.

Those of you who prefer that fresh, clean scent might enjoy fragrance oils. You can try small roller balls at very low price points. They wear close to the skin and are lots of fun for experimenting. Whole Foods and Amazon are both good sources.
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Dee

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2014, 04:30:22 PM »
I love wearing perfume!  I have my little table with my favorites in my living room near my door so I can remember to spritz on the way out.  Sometimes I forget! :rollseyes:

I love that idea -- to keep them close to the door and spritz before leaving the house!  :)


newdawn

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2015, 07:20:10 AM »
Ah, I have very sensitive skin so perfume is a no-no on me, sadly.  :cry: But i love the smell of citrus and mint... anything light and fresh smelling.

chataround

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2016, 02:19:31 PM »

I adore perfume. Due to allergies and polyps, I don't often have a sense of smell, though, so on rare occasions where I can smell,
it is AWESOME!~

  My husband has a clear favorite, and I would say I wear that 95% of the time. It's called Il Basio (the kiss). It's a man pleaser!
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milla

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Re: How important is wearing perfume to you?
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2016, 04:44:52 PM »
I love perfume. At the moment my favourite is Feminité du Bois by Serge Lutens.