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Fourteen Unexpected Ways to Wear Scent – Bottle Begone

When it comes to perfume, think outside the bottle. There are many ways to wear scent besides simply spraying it on your wrists and neck. By pairing fragrance with function, these creative products make it easier to deliver a scent statement in surprising ways.

Victor & Rolf Flowerbomb Hair Mist

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Hair fragrance doesn’t fade or wash away as easily as skin sprays do, and can easily cover up smoke, food scents, and other odors. ($40, Sephora)

Aquolina Pink Sugar Hair Perfume

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Apply this vanilla- and caramel-scented spray to your hair for a fresh and sweet pick-me-up. It also contains silicone particles to leave hair soft and shiny. ($15, Nordstrom)

CLEAN Dry Shampoo

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This waterless cleansing formula eliminates excess oil and dirt while leaving hair scented with the subtle and soapy fragrance of original CLEAN. ($18, Sephora)

Juicy Couture Decadent Dusting Powder

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Traditional perfume works best on pulse points, but a velvety scented powder can be swept everywhere for all-over scent. ($55, ULTA)

Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Fresh After Bath Powder

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This shimmering, pearlized powder leaves skin soft and fragrant. ($60, Chanel)

Stella McCartney Eau de Parfum Roll-On

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A roll-on perfume contains the same concentration of perfume oil, but in a mess-free and purse-friendly rollerball form. ($20, Sephora)

philosophy amazing grace Perfumed Antiperspirant & Deodorant

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Try the delicate and feminine scent of amazing grace in a strong antiperspirant/deodorant that’s gentle enough for sensitive skin. ($18, philosophy)

Anna Sui Perfumed Deodorant Roll-On

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The roll-on deodorant form of Anna Sui for Women contains notes of bergamot, apricot, raspberry, jasmine, and water lily. ($10, BeautyEncounter.com)

CLEAN Warm Cotton Clothing & Linen Fragrance

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Unlike regular perfume, a fragrance designed to be sprayed on clothing and linen smells the same on everyone. This colorless formulation won’t leave stains. ($25, Amazon)

Diptyque Philosykos Solid Perfume

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A solid perfume, in which essential oils are encased in a smooth balm or salve, can be a perfect way to wear fragrance on hard-to-reach pulse points, such as behind the knees. The solid form makes for easier and subtler reapplication. ($48, Barneys New York)

Pacifica Malibu Lemon Blossom Solid Perfume

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Solid perfume is perfect for light and summery fragrances that are reapplied often, made to be portable, affordable, and fun. ($9, Sephora)

Tocca Bangno Profumato Body Wash in Blood Orange

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One step up from traditional scented gels, a perfumed shower gel contains perfume oil and is a great way to impart subtle fragrance, especially for daytime use. ($19, Dermstore.com)

Dolce & Gabbana The One Creamy Bath Milk

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This soft, luxurious perfumed bath soak leaves subtle fragrance that can be worn alone or layered with eau de parfum for a longer-lasting scent. ($53, Dillard’s)

Lancôme Trésor Perfumed Body Lotion

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A lightweight lotion infused with perfume oil leaves skin soft and sweetly scented. ($44.50, Lancome-usa.com)

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