Tuesday Tip: How to Make Your Perfume Last

Tuesday Tip: Make Perfume Stay(Source: Thinkstock, Art by Tanya Leigh Washington)Considering the amount of effort it takes to find your signature scent, you want it to last as long as possible—both in the bottle and on your skin. The latter task can prove especially challenging, so we consulted Rachel ten Brink, chief marketing officer and co-founder of perfume subscription service Scentbird, for help in that department. Turns out all you need is the right foundation before you spritz.

Tuesday Tip: Make Perfume Stay(Source: Rachel Ten Brink/Scentbird)
Moisturized skin 'holds' scent better. If you have naturally oily skin, perfume will last longer on you. If your skin is drier, try applying unscented body lotion or a little vaseline on your arms, legs and pulse points before spraying the perfume. The perfume will adhere better to your skin and last all day. "
I'm the former Deputy editor at StyleBistro, as well as a stationery buff, skincare enthusiast and dog lover. Follow me on Instagram and Twitter: @cvelocci Follow me: Google
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