Whether you switch up your perfume every day or you swear by your signature scent – chances are, you have the same goal: you want it to last all day.
Instead of going overboard and spritzing an extra three or four times, be a little smarter about your perfume application.
The collarbone and wrist are where most of us head to with our fragrance, but these under-utilised body parts can help your scent go the distance.
The strands of your hair are thought to be even better than your skin for holding fragrance. To ensure the alcohol from your perfume doesn’t dry out your hair, try spritzing your brush and using that to apply the scent, or use a dedicated hair perfume.
Behind your ears
Just like your wrists, behind your ears is a pulse point. This means these areas generate more heat and amplify your scent. This area also makes for a great alternative to your collarbone if you’re wearing jewellery, as your perfume could tarnish it.
On your back
This is a great place to apply perfume as it strikes the perfect balance between long-lasting fragrance and not overbearing those close to you. Spritz some scent down your back between the skin and your clothes; your natural movements will diffuse the scent in a subtle way.
Another ‘hot-spot’ of the body, the inside of your elbows make a great alternative to your wrists. To help any scent last longer, be sure to moisturise your skin first.
Behind your knees
As we all know, heat rises, so it makes sense to apply some of your scent on your lower half. This means the heat (and scent) will rise throughout the day. Behind your knees is an ideal spot as it is another pulse point and will therefore heat up during the day.