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    Default Can I Reuse Sample Bottles?

    Heya everyone!
    So after picking up my new frag the other day, I found that it came with some free "mini" atomizer for travel (basically 1.5ml samples). I was wondering, once I used up the juice inside these samples, can I reuse them?
    Basically, will I be able to just pop the cap off and refill them? I know of people purchasing atomizers to decant, but what about the sample ones? are these reusable (ie, cap is removable)

    Thanks in advance!

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    Default Re: Can I Reuse Sample Bottles?

    If you can remove the cap and snap or screw it back on, then of course you can.

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    Default Re: Can I Reuse Sample Bottles?

    Reusable for the same fragrance, yes. Using a different fragrance once you have emptied the sample bottle, I wouldn't.

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    alright, understood. Thanks for the fast replies!

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    Default Re: Can I Reuse Sample Bottles?

    Quote Originally Posted by chili_willi View Post
    Reusable for the same fragrance, yes.
    This.

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    I do all the time. I wash them out, spritz water through the "works" let them dry. I sometimes even refill them with at different scent without washing them, I have discovered some wonderful "layering frags" by doing that!!!

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    Default Re: Can I Reuse Sample Bottles?

    my understanding is that it is fine to refill with another fragrance after rinsing the atomizer with alcohol. water might be fine also, but i probably wouldn't--
    Sans parfum, la peau est muette.

    What I'm wearing:

    1. Lagerfeld Cologne (vintage)
    2. Annick Goutal Sables
    3. Chanel Eau de Cologne
    4. Balenciaga Le Dix
    5. Parfums MDCI Invasion Barbare
    Currently wearing: Eau de Cologne by Chanel

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    Default Re: Can I Reuse Sample Bottles?

    Yes, of course you can do it. I have done this many times. You just have to wash and rinse carefully.


    But now I've just bought 500 plastic vials of 2ml, which will last me a lifetime of sharing samples. It cost me just 1o dollars plus shipping. A real bargain.

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    Default Re: Can I Reuse Sample Bottles?

    I have tried to rinse out small glass bottles with acetone, ethyl alcohol and detergent but it doesn't really make much of a difference. The plastic siphon always takes up fragrance, too. I use plastic 5ml bottles for travel, labelled with whatever scent I'm taking and use that for the whole bottle's lifetime. Then it gets recycled. The Travalo type I have used only for Knize Ten - rinsing them out is a pain (although it is possible). I will probably give the atomiser away with the last of the Knize when I'm finished.

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