French designer Coco Chanel says, “No elegance is possible without perfume. It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory.” Fragrance has authoritative power. It is one of the few keys that can open and invite one into memories, with a single note taking to a specific place, event, person or time. As a result, a perfume can define a person. It becomes their signature and leaves an indelible mark on people's memories. Most people spend a lot of money on perfumes, but it gets really annoying to spray it on if the scent evaporates quickly. While some perfume formulas do not last as long as others, there are ways to ensure that your scent lasts a little longer.
Fragrance Hacks to make your perfume or body spray last longer
Here are some tips to make the fragrance linger on for a bit longer.
Spraying on pulse points
Scent is activated by body heat. The pulse points of the wrists are hot due to the blood pumps near the surface of the skin, which is the ideal area to apply perfume. Other hot spots on your body include behind your ears, behind your throat, inside your elbows, and behind your knees. Applying to the pulse points can help release the scent throughout the day.
Vaseline ointment keeps the scent longer. Apply to wrists, neck, inside elbows, behind knees, ankles and calves. The sticky properties of this petroleum jelly can act as a glue for the molecules of the perfume. These molecules stay on longer than the ones without the Vaseline and so it helps to disseminate the fragrance longer than usual.
If a person has just jumped out of the bath or shower, they should take advantage of the fact that their skin is ready to absorb the smell. After a shower, clean pores open up with water vapor, so this is the best time to apply perfume. However, do not apply perfume while the skin is still damp as the perfume will not be able to latch on in this case and will diminish quite easily.