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Does perfume go bad?

 
danalee11

Asked by danalee11 at 10:00 AM on Dec. 21, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (10)
  • Yes it does, sometimes heat can cause it or just age. It will have a different, off smell.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 10:02 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Yes it does. It is made with chemicals which eventually strengthens or weakens after time depedong on the formula. Some will create a stink smell.
    BUBBLES1121

    Answer by BUBBLES1121 at 10:06 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Yes,--- and no... It depends on the quality of the fragrance, I think. I find that the more expensive ones keep a long time and it seems that cream perfumes keep longer too.
    IndigoRose

    Answer by IndigoRose at 10:03 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • I don't have a "technical" answer for you. But, from experience - I have found perfume that has gotten shoved around on the shelf that didn't smell as nice as it did when first purchased. It was literally YEARS old! The oils had all turned brown and sticky around the spritzer part.
    specialwingz

    Answer by specialwingz at 10:05 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Yes it can go bad, but I think mainly the scent fades with age just like anything else.
    bellsandheels

    Answer by bellsandheels at 10:06 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Mine have. I went to put some on the other day actually that I had found in my drawer. It was horrible! lol Its prob 5 years old and I smelled like crap and wanted another shower! LOL
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 10:08 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • yes. it ages fastest when exposed to light and heat
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:30 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • No, not unless you added something.
    sexyfancyface

    Answer by sexyfancyface at 11:31 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • Yes it does
    ShouldHaveLeft

    Answer by ShouldHaveLeft at 11:39 AM on Dec. 21, 2010

  • I have some that is older than me and I"m old. It smells fine. It belonged to my mother, expensive stuff and still smells great
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 5:15 PM on Dec. 21, 2010