Perfume wont come out of bottle...spray mechanism wont wotk.

(19 Posts)
Glossynotflossy Thu 14-Feb-13 19:16:45

How i can fix it. Any tips. Its a near full bottle of prada

bonzo77 Thu 14-Feb-13 19:22:03

Can you return to shop? It's faulty.

Glossynotflossy Thu 14-Feb-13 19:38:11

No i habeas had it a few years

WishIdbeenatigermum Thu 14-Feb-13 19:46:35

Rinse it? Poke the hole with a needle?

MooMinCow Thu 14-Feb-13 20:00:20

Is it the original Prada in the rectangular bottle? I had the same issue and ended up binning it hmm before you do that though you could decant some into a Travalo or similar. Must be a design fault with those bottles.

MonaLotte Thu 14-Feb-13 20:03:13

Decant into an atomiser?

Glossynotflossy Thu 14-Feb-13 20:56:00

Yes square bottle.i won't bin it but will try a atomiser

BluelightsAndSirens Thu 14-Feb-13 20:58:10

What is an atomiser?

ggirl Thu 14-Feb-13 20:59:38

OMG I have a bottle of Prada from about 5 yrs ago (so prob off) and the atomiser stopped working after a short while.
I got in Dubai airport.

ggirl Thu 14-Feb-13 21:00:35

Howthe heck do you get the spray bit off to decant it?

ggirl Thu 14-Feb-13 21:02:39

mine is like this here

MooMinCow Thu 14-Feb-13 21:07:25

With the Travalo you just stick the pointy stem (that appears when you pull off the round spray bit) into the bottom and pump furiously (snigger)

blondambition Thu 14-Feb-13 21:07:59

Same here! It was my wedding perfume 8 years ago and can't bear to part with it, but also hasn't worked for years.

Glossynotflossy Thu 14-Feb-13 21:08:28

Yes that's the one i have too

MooMinCow Thu 14-Feb-13 21:11:46

Yup my bottle was about 5 years old. I think I had a whine about it once at their counter in Selfridges and the nice man gave me a travel sized rollerball sample which is still going strong smile

Internationaltraveller Fri 15-Feb-13 02:18:57

travelo failed mine as the pump mechnism wasnt working. I asked my FIL to take the whole top bit of the glass bottle (of Chanel allure) off with one of his power tools! It worked and I decanted the perfume into a proper perfume bottle I bought on amazon. In a month, the perfume went bad sad

hoppityhoppity Fri 15-Feb-13 02:44:34

Exactly the same happened to me, I haven't tried decanting but also can't bear to throw it away even though it's been 2.5 years...

Glossynotflossy Fri 15-Feb-13 06:48:11

Mine won't pump

babybarrister Fri 15-Feb-13 08:51:34

I had this with another perfume - DH forcibly ripped removed whole of pumping mechanism and I used in old fashioned way

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