How many spritzes in a fragrance vial sample?
One of the most exciting parts of ordering beauty or fragrances online is the ability to select two or three samples when checking out. Usually you will find vial-on-card samples of bestsellers and new launches. It’s a great say to try a new eau de parfum or parfum before investing in a full bottle. But just how many applications to you get with a vial sample? We did some investigating.
Perfumers say the general rule of thumb for fragrance vial sample atomizers is you get 10 sprays per ml. So your standard sample size of 1.5 ml will provide you with 15 sprays. Using that calculation, you can get a week’s worth of product assuming you spray twice. If you like to spray more at one time, you’ll get fewer days’ worth. It is amazing to learn that a 100 ml bottle of fragrance will provide about 1,000 sprays.
The typical sample for a vial sample ranges from 1.5 ml to 2 ml depending on the brand and the fragrance. These are the ones that are used in check out sampling online and in department and drug stores. It’s considered the industry standard sample size.
When testing a new fragrance, it is best to try it in the morning. That is when you sense of smell is at its sharpest. You’ll get the most accurate impression of how a fragrance smells on you.
Give a scent 20 to 30 minutes to sit on your skin before you decide whether you like it or now. We know this is hard to do but fragrances can change dramatically depending on your unique skin chemistry.
Close your eyes when inhaling a fragrance. This puts all your attention on your sense of smell.
Follow these simple tips and you’ll enjoy every last drop of your fragrance samples.