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Our Review

Pure Scarlet is an adult dating site for people looking for short-term flings and sexual encounters. The site claims that it has been developed and operated by an award-winning team, DMCUBED LTD, which also is the company behind other partner websites such as SaucyDates, Sin, and ooOo.

The members have quick access to other partners sites but will they will be registered and have an independent account on the other site. A link is also provided to a video chat site where other Pure Scarlet members are part of.

It has a user-friendly design fit for members 18 years old and above. Expect to see explicit photos, even though the terms specify that these kinds of images are not encouraged.

Learn more about the site as you read our in-depth review, and see if Pure Scarlet matches your needs.

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Pure Scarlet Member Structure

Members
409,000 from USA
Members activity
1,250 new members per month
  • You get a personal profile which you can fill out
  • Most members are looking for casual hookups, flings, and unadulterated fun
  • All genders are welcome to join
  • Members are not very active on the site

Pure Scarlet members are interested in adult dating, which includes no commitment to relationships, just pure sex.

Regardless of your gender, you are welcome to join the site. Most, if not all, known genders are listed on the list that you can choose from upon registration. 

There are more male members than female members on the site.

Member activity is not very high based on reviews and as observed during actual testing. Members most-likely don't respond to chats and hot messages. They also did not show any activity of visiting the test account's profiles regardless of several attempts of connecting.

How to check if a member is active on the site?

The colored dots beside search results, messages, and profiles will tell you the following:

  • Green- the member will most likely interact with you
  • Orange- there is a fair chance of interaction
  • Red- less active members 

The factors that may affect a member's activity are the notification settings, email alerts, and last online status.

Signing Up at Pure Scarlet

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  • Provide basic information upon registration
  • Choose your specific sexuality and gender preferences from tons of options
  • Adjust your notification settings upon registration
  • An email confirmation is required to proceed
  • Proxy connections are easily detected during registration

There are ten steps before you can successfully sign up for Pure Scarlet. It may sound overwhelming, yet, it is not. The questions are just not displayed on one page. You are required to answer the current question before you can move on to the next. 

Here are the ten information or steps that you have to accomplish upon registration:

  • Provide your valid email address.
  • Choose your gender. You can choose from the set of options: male, female, and couple (for the straight people), among 30 other genders listed on the drop-down menu.
  • Declare your sexuality and choose one from the choices: straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, demisexuality, grey-asexuality, pansexual, or queer.
  • Enter your age.
  • Secure your account with a password.
  • Verify email by clicking on the link sent to your inbox.
  • Provide your first name (or screen name).
  • Adjust your account notifications, messages, tips and alerts subscriptions.
  • Add your interests.
  • Send Flirt Messages. (You can skip this part and do it later.)

Users using proxy connections like VPN can easily be detected. Your registration wouldn't push through if the site recognizes any suspicious connection or activity.

Making Contact on Pure Scarlet

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  • Only VIPs can send messages
  • Chat is available
  • Has "Send Hot" feature
  • Switch on the message alerts

Messages

There are four different types of messages and alerts that you can send or receive.

  • Hot Messages (Flame Icon)- A member will receive a message once another member clicks on the "Hot" button which can be found on your profile or profile summary on the search results.
  • Flirt Messages (Lips Icon)- A member can send a flirt message upon registration (it can also be skipped).This message will be composed by the member and will be delivered to other members who match the sender's interests and settings.
  • Direct Message (Speech Bubble)- A personalized message intentionally sent to another member.
  • Match Alert (Heart Icon)- A message received when the site has found you a match based on your location and interests.

You can delete messages from other members and the ones that you've sent. However, your conversation will remain on the other person's inbox. After 30 days, the database and cache will be cleared. On the other hand, chats are deleted after one hour upon receipt or one hour after the last message was sent.

Message & Email Alerts
Whenever you receive a new message or alert on your profile, the site will automatically send you an email to remind you to check it. If you turn your notifications on, you will also receive updates and tips from Pure Scarlet.

Scam Messages

The site warns its users to be careful when interacting with other members. It also reminds its members that no staff or representative of the company will use the messages within the site to communicate personally. Only official emails should be entertained. Members asking you for donations, cash, or anything in kind should be ignored or reported.

Reporting and Blocking

If you felt uncomfortable about how another member messaged or treated you, you have the option to report or block them. The options can be found on the chat and profile pages. However, it only stays for 90 days.

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Pure Scarlet Profile Quality

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  • Profile information is not very detailed
  • Upload and view profile photos for free
  • Ads cover up a big part of the profile page
  • Profile details can be edited
  • Set your location manually or using the GPS

    Pure Scarlet doesn't require its members to answer specific questions to be displayed on their profiles. However, there is a part where members can type down a narrative describing him or herself. It's very important not to include any of your contact information because once it was detected that you violated the rule, you will not be allowed to post anything on your biography box anymore.

    Display three or more of your interests from the following choices— serious or casual relationship, affairs, friendship, swinging and groups, public display, toy, anal, bondage, oral, cybersex, voyeurism, and exhibitionism. 

    You can upload up to nine photos, and you can choose your primary profile picture. Nude and over-sexualized images are not accepted since Pure Scarlet need to follow the policies of its partner companies. Monitored photos which violate the rules are automatically taken down by the site moderators.

    Pure Scarlet App

    Pure Scarlet Mobile Version
    • No App is available yet
    • Mobile version is available for most browsers
    • Only the desktop version has a chat-on-cam shortcut
    • Majority of the members prefer using the mobile version
    • Contains fewer ads due to limited space

    Pure Scarlet has no available app yet. However, it has an optimized mobile version that works on different mobile browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.

    The mobile and desktop version share almost the same features; however, the chat-on-cam icon is not available on mobile.

    More members prefer using the mobile version. Based on collected data, almost 94% of Pure Scarlet's population are mobile users.

    Expect fewer advertisements on the mobile version (only up to one per page) than the desktop version which contains around three or more.

    Pure Scarlet Real Life Review

    "I just got out of a long-term relationship. Pure Scarlet helped me divert my attention from my breakup. I enjoyed short conversations with the girls. Joined some live cam sessions too. Since I am not looking for anything serious right now, I think my VIP subscription is actually worth it for short term flings and hookups." -Jay, 32

    Design and Usability

    Pure Scarlet has a simple layout and catchy shortcut icons. Members who are just new in online dating will have an easy time understanding how it works.

    Advertisements are very visible for non-paying members. However, it does not directly affect the usability of the site.

    Whether you use the mobile or the web version, you will find Pure Scarlet fast to load and respond. Also, you can log in on those devices at once. You will stay signed in to your devices unless you change your password or manually sign out.

    Pure Scarlet Costs and Prices

    Free Services
    • Upload up to nine photos
    • Advanced searching
    • Send "Hot" messages
    • View photos
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    Fee based Services
    • Send international messages
    • Obtain a VIP badge
    • No Advertisements
    • Send unlimited messages to popular members
    Duration / Credits / CoinsCostsTotal
    1 Month12.95 USD / Month12.95 USD
    3 Months7.32 USD / Month21.95 USD
    6 Months5.16 USD / Month30.95 USD
    Pure Scarlet USD Prices
    Payment Options
    • Credit Card
    • PayPal

    VIP membership prices are only available in USD. All VIP features will be activated immediately once the payment was made. All packages are set to auto-renew unless you cancel your subscription which takes effect immediately.

    All membership payments are processed by third-party companies: CCBill (for credit card payments); Paypal, Fonix (for UK SMS billing), Apple, and Securion Pay.

    Refunds apply only if the account has not been used, it's the first purchase of the member, and the membership has been cancelled.

    Also, PayPal users can avail of a one-week VIP package worth 5.95 USD.

    Special Features

    Pure Scarlet has some special features which are said to make your online dating experience better. Check them out below.

    Chat-on-cam

    Some members are available to take video chats. You will see the list at the bottom of the page. However, when you click any of the members, you will be redirected to a sex chat site. You need to sign up and purchase some credits to use the feature.

    Hot

    Get a member's attention by clicking on the "hot" (flame) icon on his/her profile.

    Switch Site

    Pure Scarlet has some sister sites operated by the same company. You have access to those sites by clicking on the switch site icon. When you click "Join," some of your basic information will be copied to the other site which serves as your registration. However, take note that once you decide to cancel your membership o one site, it is not automatic that your registration will be cancelled on the other sites. You have to do it manually.

    Our rating

    Signing Up: 3.5 / 5
    Making Contact: 3.0 / 5
    Profile Quality: 3.0 / 5
    App: 2.0 / 5
    Real Life Review: 3.0 / 5

    Editors Conclusion

    DatingScout.com Author Chris Pleines
    Pure Scarlet's features are simple yet promising. It is a site for people not looking for a serious relationship —just pure fun and casual sex. However, data shows that members activity is not very remarkable, which might be the reason for you take you some time to find a match. Since members are not in a rush to meet someone here, the pacing is just right for them. Even it's VIP membership wouldn't hurt your budget. So if you want to try something new that is straight-forward and requires no commitment at all, Pure Scarlet might be the site you are looking for.
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    Pure Scarlet FAQ

    Facts

    What is Pure Scarlet?

    Pure Scarlet is an online adult sex dating site catering to all kinds of genders and relationships.

    What are the kinds of messages in Pure Scarlet?

    The four kinds of messages are hot, flirt, direct, and match. Hot is similar to liking a profile. Flirt is a personalized message that is sent to matches. Direct messages are specific messages you send to particular members. A match is a notification that you receive when the site finds you a match.

    Who owns Pure Scarlet?

    Pure Scarlet is run by DMCUBED LTD which is based in England.

    What is a Pure Scarlet VIP Badge for?

    A VIP Badge can help you attract more members because you are a verified user and is less likely to become a scam.

    How many photos can I upload on my Pure Scarlet profile?

    You can upload up to nine photos on your profile.

    Usability

    How can I switch to the mobile or desktop version?

    When you are on the mobile version, simply go to the settings, and you will see "Desktop Version." Click on it and your page will update. 
    When you are on the desktop version, you will see a "Mobile Version" Icon at the bottom of any page on the site. Click on it to use the optimized version.

    How can I be safe from scammers?

    Online dating requires you to be cautious to avoid being scammed. Pure Scarlet has one whole page dedicated to safe dating tips. The most basic tips are not giving personal information to members you barely know, and never send money or gifts which the members ask you to give.

    How can I report another Pure Scarlet member?

    Go to the member's profile and click on the "Report" icon.

    How can I delete my Pure Scarlet account?

    Go to the settings page, and simply click on "Delete Account." You will be confirming the deletion before the pushes through. However, once the process is finished, you cannot undo it anymore.

    My Pure Scarlet account was banned, can I join again?

    If the site identifies you to be the same person, your account will be banned again.

    Billing and Payments

    What are the modes of payments for Pure Scarlet VIP membership?

    You can purchase a VIP membership using your credit card or PayPal account.

    What features do I get if I sign up for Pure Scarlet's VIP Membership?

    VIP members can send and receive international messages, obtain a VIP badge, experience ad-free browsing, and unlimited sending of messages to popular members.

    What will appear on my credit card statement if I upgrade my membership?

    CCbill will appear on your statement instead of Pure Scarlet.

    Do I need to sign up to CCBill Pay to upgrade my Pure Scarlet account?

    No, you have an option to pay as a guest. However, if you want to save your payment details, you may sign up directly on the payment page.

    What kind of Credit Cards are accepted?

    Pure Scarlet accepts payment from Visa Card, Mastercard, Discovery, and JCB.

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    Infos

    Company:DMCUBED LTD
    Address:8 Main Street, Bilton, rugby, Warwickshire, England CV22 7NB
    Phone-Hotline:+44 1244671295
    E-Mail:contact_us@platformdating.com