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Does opened cologne go off?

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6y, 3w agoPosted 6 years, 3 weeks ago
I have about 15 different colognes that are open at once, stored in a drawer in my desk, so theyre out of sunlight and all that. Do they ever go off?
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6y, 3w agoPosted 6 years, 3 weeks ago
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#1
Yep
#2
gemmyw
Yep


after how long though? theyre all still in the boxes
banned#3
Can you not smell them if they are off?
#4
Oh I am not sure to be exact.Think if you open them then they have a shorter shelf life
#5
I just think they don't smell as strong,i've got some perfumes that i've had opened for eons and they are fine,i think lol
#6
I've had police aftershave opened for about 3yrs and it went 'off'. Change in smell, not as strong.
1 Like #7
i got some ld spice from 1981 and it still smell's funny
1 Like #8
Think 'colognes' only go off in america
#9
They do 'go off' - it takes a bit though. Have a sniff and if they seem fine then they are fine.

I'm not even asking why you have 15 colognes in your work desk.
1 Like #10
I'd say about one and a half to two years.

Why do you have 15 in your desk at work (I asked for you Chesso :)?
#11
Depends on fragrance.
Top notes go first.
If possible transfer to smaller bottles - they won't look nice but thery'll last longer
#12
Taken from the scentiments website
The shelf life of most perfume, from production date, and if stored properly, is a maximum of 3 to 5 years.

Perfumes with higher content of essential oils have a longer shelf life. Essential oils contain no fatty acids, and are not susceptible to rancidity like vegetable oils.

Perfumes made with quality ingredients will last longer.

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