Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume

It doesn’t matter how old you are or what sex you are, the chances are good you had some sort of smellies for Christmas. But before you re-wrap some of these bottles of perfumes and body sprays why not think about recycling it in one of these weird and wonderful ways…

 


Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume


 

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make Your Drawers Smell Good

10 – Make Your Drawers Smell Good
www.ehow.com/how_8084692_make-drawers-smell-good.html

Simply soak a few cotton balls in that leftover perfume, let them dry, then pop them into that cheap looking purse/jewellery pouch you have lying around. Once the smell starts to fade simply top up the cotton balls with new ones!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make Artificial Flowers

9 – Make Artificial Flowers
www.pinterest.com/pin/303781937345189982

You can make the flowers from whatever you like, but if you do make them, they can look like the smell of the perfume you will be spraying onto them it will add to how good they are.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make A Long Lasting Air Freshener

8 – Long Lasting Air Freshener
www.pinterest.com/pin/303781937345189949

If you spray perfume or cologne on the underside of a wooden bookshelf it will last for weeks because the wood holds scent and will release it very slowly, over several weeks!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make The House Smell Nice

7 – Make The House Smell Nice
www.pinterest.com/pin/303781937345189933

You can make a whole room smell nice by picking up the comers of a rug or carpet and spraying the underside with cologne or perfume. This also has the double effect of holding the rug in place a little better as well.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make Your Hair Styled

6 – Hair Styled
www.pinterest.com/pin/303781937345189869

By spraying cologne on a damp towel then drying your hair with it will stiffen up the hair slightly make it look more styled and wild. This tip is best done by us men or girls with short hair as it is not the strongest of holds.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make Your Own Diffuser

5 – Diffuser
naturesnurtureblog.com/homemade-air-fresheners-reed-diffusers

Simply buy some wooden reeds or use some wild ones to make your own diffuser! The best part of this one is you can use the empty perfume bottle to hold it!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make Your Own Car Air Freshener

4 – Car Air Freshener
www.instructables.com/id/crafty-homemade-air-freshener

Simply spraying some perfume onto a fabric softener sheet will create a homemade air freshener that you can hang in your car and make it in any shape you want!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make Your Own Air Diffuser

3 – Air Diffuser
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By spraying any metal lamps or light shades with some perfume or body spray it will create a cheap air diffuser that will last for weeks! Just remember to let any gas/alcohol vapour die down for a while before you turn the light on.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume To Make A Scented Lotion

2 – Scented Lotion
www.livingonadime.com/homemade-scented-lotion-recipe

Take some basic unscented moisturiser (that you might have received as a gift as well) and combine the perfume to make the ultimate homemade body lotion! Probably best to keep this one away from the face.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle Leftover Perfume
Use Perfume As A Linen Spray

1 – Linen Spray
www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Homemade-Linen-Spray-28967003

Mixing some perfume with a little dash of water will make a great linen spray that will last for days and make the whole room smell nice!