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Best Practices on How to Apply Perfumes to make your fragrance last longer
Tip 1: Avoid scented Deo when applying perfume
Avoid weird mix of smells, stick with an unscented deo
Tip 2: What is the concentration of your perfume?
Your oil-to-alcohol ratio helps diffuse a scent, and a factor how long the smell will last on your skin. So pay attention to the concentration of your perfume.
For instance, Eau de Perfumes have more oil and therefore are more intense (up to five hours); Eau de Toilette have less and are lighter (up to three hours).
You can keep following guide as a rule of thumb when choosing perfume concentrations:
- Extrait de Parfum – Concentration of perfume oils – 20 to 40%
- Eau de Parfum – Concentration of perfume oils – 15 to 20%
- Eau de Toilette – Concentration of perfume oils – 5 to 15%
- Eau de Cologne – Concentration of perfume oils – 2 to 5%
- Eau Fraîche – Concentration of perfume oils – 1 to 3%
Tip 3: Apply perfume after using an unscented body oil
Some skins do not hold perfume well. You may apply an unscented body oil to add a glow, and then wear your perfume. It will help hold the scent longer.
Tip 4: Spray your clothes with perfume
Clothes are able to hold scents for a very long time, good ones even after its washed.
Tip 5: Dont just mist, apply all over
A direct spray on to bare skin is all you need to keep the perfume scent on you for longer.
Tip 6: Spray perfume on back and top of your ears
Oilier skin holds fragrance longer. Top part of ears is a bit oilier than behind earlobes.
Tip 7: Prep your skin with vaseline before applying perfume (same as applying oil)
Smooth a little Vaseline on your pulse points before spraying your perfume to make the scent last longer. The ointment holds the fragrance to your skin longer than if you were to spray it onto dry skin.
Tip 8: Apply perfume right after taking a shower
The moisture of skin helps lock in the scent. This also prevents the fragrance from staining delicate apparel or jewelry.
Tip 9: Avoid common misconception — don’t rub your wrists together after applying perfume
It will make the scent disappear faster. Therefore avoid rubbing the fragrance on your wrists after spraying.
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Pro Tip 10: Apply perfume on your pulse points
To make your scent last longer, choose a couple of pulse points (warm areas of body) that’ll help diffuse the fragrance across your entire body. Also, pro tip:
Spraying your ankles and calves allows the scent to rise throughout the day.
What are the spraying pulse points (warm areas) on body? Following is the list
- Inside elbows
- On neck
- Below midriff
- Behind knees
Tip 11: Are you scenting your hair brush?
Spray the fragrance on your brush before running it through your hair. Your hair will be lightly scented and undamaged. Avoid spraying an alcohol-based fragrance directly onto your hair because it will dry out.
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