Most people love perfume, but don’t give it much thought beyond ‘Oh, that smells amazing’ and ‘Eww, that scent is awful!’ Well, here are 12 things we bet you didn’t know about perfume.
1. Perfume is applied to the pulse points because they radiate heat.
Ever wondered why perfume is typically applied to spots like the inner wrist and base of the neck? These are pulse points, where the blood vessels are the closest to the skin’s surface – that’s why it’s easier to take your pulse there. These points radiate heat, which helps the perfume radiate from your skin to the air.