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Spray vs. Solid PerfumeIt’s a battle between perfume formulas.

They are similarities but also differences between spray and solid perfumes. While two perfumes can have the very same scent, the formula can make one stand out more than the other. You have to weigh the pros and the cons of solid perfumes and perfume sprays to know which is better for you.

Why you choose one over the other can be as easy as where you go and how long you will be there. No one wants to wear a scent that won’t last through out a night’s dinner or even a day of work. To help you decide, here are the pros and cons for solid perfumes and sprays.



  • Looks like lipgloss, lip balm or a cool accessory.
  • Easy to apply and is concentrated to specific areas.
  • No spillage or risk of leaking.
  • Strongly scented.


  • Wax based which can be sticky and leave residue.
  • Oil from wax can alter smell of perfume.
  • Lasts 2-3 hours.
  • Some need sharpened and wastes scent.
  • Strongly scented.



  • Strong but lighter scented.
  • Lasts 5+ hours.
  • Easy to apply and spreads all over.
  • Alcohol based which evaporates quickly but lasts much longer than body mists


  • Applied where ever spray lands.
  • Can spill and leak easily.
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