Do people really not know that they are assaulting everyone around them when they wear that much perfume? There are few things worse then turning a corner at Walmart and hitting a wall of odor. I always understood that perfume/cologne was to accent a person, not mask them. As sauces are supposed to augment the dish’s flavor and not overpower it, so too perfume is to only be a whisper and not an exclamation.
Some areas have banned the wearing of these scents because they can be a headache trigger. Just as people don’t want to smell body odor, they don’t want to smell your perfume at fifty paces.
If you can smell your own perfume after a few minutes then you have on too much.