Select your country

Beauty / Ali Horsfall

Super Simple Ways To Preserve Your Full-Size Perfume

English Laundry No 7 For Her EDP Spray

Perfume is the undisputed hero of the dressing table. Not only does a beautifully designed bottle inject glamour into your beauty product line-up, but a spritz of your signature scent can subtly lift your mood and enhance your day with its heady, invisible influence. So we reckon our full-sized fragrances deserve some love. By learning the tips to look after your ‘big-bottle’ perfume, your favourite aroma will last that little bit longer.

Box clever

Although a stunning bottle warrants taking centre stage on your shelf or dressing table, keeping a perfume tucked away in its box is actually the smartest thing to do. Being exposed to direct sunlight causes a fragrance to deteriorate much quicker than if it lives in a dark, cool place – like a drawer or wardrobe. It’s also a no-no to keep bottles in the bathroom. The heat and humidity here can break down a perfume’s particles, causing it to quickly lose its scent.

Double up

If you’re tempted to toss your full-sized perfume bottle in your bag to have with you during the day, then don’t be. That’s what the smaller versions were created for. Using a purse-sized spray for an on-the-go spritz is not only space-saving and easier, it preserves the life of your full-sizer. Regular motion and changes in temperature will alter the composition of a perfume and cause it to lose its scent.

Best before?

Had a perfume for years already? You can check if it’s spoiled by taking a good look at the liquid. If a fragrance is past its finest, it might darken in colour, thicken and/or become cloudy. It’s likely to smell different to how it should, too.

Use on the daily

An open bottle of perfume won’t last forever – around two years max, so saving it just for special occasions seems pointless. Fragrance is the ultimate, unseen accessory; so choose one you love, make it your signature scent and wear it as often as you can!

Head to the Pink Shop to buy the full-sized fragrances from Catherine Malandrino and The English Laundry.

Tags:

You might also like...


Beauty

New In Beauty: What’s Landing In December

Here’s what’s new in beauty at the Pink Shop this December. From superb stocking fillers to your statement lip for the festive...

Beauty

The Lord & Berry Lipstick We’re All Wearing And Why

We are super excited about December’s Pink Parcel! Not only does it contain an indulgent collection of treats and beauty must-haves –...

Beauty

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss December’s Pink Parcel ‘18

At Pink Parcel we believe that a bit of pampering and self-care is a must at all times of the year, but...

Beauty

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Beauty Lovers

If you’re in need of some inspiration when it comes to Christmas gifts, then you’ve arrived at the right place. This year,...

X
chevron-right instagram twitter facebook-f snapchat youtube pintrest Magnifing glass User icon Envelope icon