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One Simple Trick To Make Perfume Last Longer On Your Skin

This everyday household item will make your fragrance last longer than you ever imagined by rubbing this on your skin before you apply your perfume.
Just a tiny dab will you the trick. Applying pure, non-scented petroleum jelly to your pulse points BEFORE you spray on perfume will make the fragrance last a lot longer than without the jelly because the oil traps the scent into your skin.
Lotion also works!
really, i will try it today
This better work and not some old wives tale. LOL
I actually spray the perfume in my hair. I remember reading somewhere that your hair will absorb fragrance much better than your skin does.
I just wanted to caution people that the lotion you use needs to be free of fragrances, but good point @alohapark. How did it work out for you @starboy300? Love to hear. And thanks for trying it out.
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