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I don't apply it to my clothes. I read that perfume on clothes attracts moths and can harm silk garments or cashmere sweaters, so be careful with those. My clothes do seem to get the scent of it anyway, though.
I do like layering my scent with body wash, lotion and then the fragrance.
 

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Some perfumes should be close to skin and intimate (Narciso Rodrigues For Her, Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Dior Pure Poison). Some are great only on clothes (Montale White Oud, Bvlgary Eau rouje)
 

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Perfumes are basically used in clothes not on skin while deodorant are used in skin..Deodorant are generally strong while perfumes are less strong and is soft..
 

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I spritz myself with a body spray (it pretty much hits my neck and chest) and touch up with a roll on to my wrists throughout the day.
I had a friend that only applied it to her clothes because she didn't want her own body chemistry interfering with the fragrance, but the smell of her skin/sweat was probably wafting out and mingling with the scent anyhow. Or at least I would think so.
 

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If the perfume is predominantly alcohol (most are) then should only be applied to skin that isnt exposed to sunlight - the alcohol causes hyper pigmentation - big brown marks. So avoid neck and decollete .
Didn't know about that, I usually spray both on skin (usually my wrist/ the back of my neck) and clothes.
 

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Spray on my clothes simply because my skin is sensitive if I do apply to skin I usually only do my wrist. ;( I love the roll on perfume I got from bath and body works though ugh it's my favorite scent.
 

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I like the perfume on scarf idea that dorka posted earlier. You have to be careful with cashmere, though- no perfume on that, it will harm it. Otherwise I love it everywhere on my body- gotta hit all those pulse points!
 

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I have a love affair with perfume. Application depends on the concentration & fragrance. EDC, many many sprays. EDP, one spray to chest, then depending on the strength a spray to my lower back & a spray behind my knees. Don't own any EDTs. Pure perfume oil, one drop spread between carotid, brachial & popliteal pulse points. I'm a handwasher -- not OCD, just conscientious -- so applying fragrance to my wrist only allows me to enjoy the perfume until the next handwash. I do have two sets of elephant hair bracelets that get conditioned with pure myrrh or oud before I wear them, allowing me to push them out of the way when I wash & then sit around the pulse-point & exude fragrance otherwise. Almost always on skin, though. Unless you're wearing something boringly (IMO) linear half the magic is how the scent unfolds on your skin & how it becomes uniquely you by interacting with your skin chemistry. There are exceptions, though. Citrus & other volatile oils smell good for an hour or so before they burn off & my skin inexplicably eats others so they have to be sprayed on my undershirt.

This whole alcohol-hyperpigmentation connexion worries me. I've been researching without success, does anyone have any reliable sources that indicate using alcohol topically contributes to hyperpigmentation? I've been using alcohol based toners for ages. Now I'm staring at my dispenser suspiciously, wondering if it has contributed to my perma-tan.
 

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i thought perfume is supposed to be applied on skin, except on underarms or on those area that perspire a lot.

someone told me the best way is to spray it in the air and walk through it
 
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