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A perfume atomizer is a girl's best friend. These refillable spray bottles are convenient for carrying in a purse or on trips when you don't want to carry your regular-sized fragrance bottle with you. You can also have several atomizers if you like to diversify your perfume selection.

Perfume atomizers can sometimes appear impenetrable‚ÄĒhere's how to refill one.

Pull off the atomizer cap and unscrew the top of the bottle, which includes the spray apparatus. Depending on the style of atomizer, you may need to first unscrew a barrel enclosing an interior cylinder.

Place a small funnel into the bottle opening. Pour the fragrance through the funnel, or hold the sprayer of the original bottle of perfume close to the funnel opening and spray perfume into the funnel.

Put the atomizer back together and place the cap on.

Tip

Fill an atomizer quickly without using a funnel and risking spills by purchasing a new type of perfume atomizer that has a pump-action refilling method. To use this product, remove the head of the spray apparatus from your regular perfume bottle and place the atomizer over the thin tube that goes into the bottle.