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Fragrance Blotter Strips-Smelling Strips for Testing Perfume

  • Fragrance blotter strips are essential tools in the fragrance industry that help both professionals and enthusiasts test and experience different aromas without direct skin contact.

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What Are Fragrance Blotter Strips?

If you’ve ever walked through a perfume store, you’ve probably seen small strips of paper used to sample different scents. These are fragrance blotter strips, essential tools in the fragrance industry that help both professionals and enthusiasts test and experience different aromas without direct skin contact.

Different Types of Fragrance Blotter Strips

Standard Blotter Strips

These are the most common types, used widely in the industry for general fragrance testing.

Customized Blotter Strips

Brands or perfume stores often use customized blotter strips that feature their logos or other branding elements. These strips can also be designed in various shapes and sizes to match marketing campaigns. Accept custom printing or special processes such as gold foil, debossed, or embossed.

Scented Blotter Strips

Some blotter strips come pre-scented with base notes to help testers understand how a fragrance will evolve over time.

How to use perfumed blotting paper

Correct technique

  1. Dip or spray: Dip the perfumed blotting paper into perfume or spray perfume on it to make the perfumed blotting paper smell good.
  2. Labeling: Write the name of the perfume on the blotting paper to avoid confusion.
  3. Blowing: Blow the blotting paper gently under your nose, not too close.

Common mistakes to avoid

  • Overdoing it: Spraying too much perfume can saturate the blotting paper and distort the scent.
  • Contamination: Avoid touching the scented part with your fingers to prevent contamination.

Materials used to make scented blotting paper test strips

Traditionally, scented blotting test strips have been made from porous paper materials such as blotting paper or card stock.

We offer four different types of material that you can choose from.

the material of perfume smelling strips

Specialized designs for specific applications

Some fragrance blotter test strips feature specialized designs tailored to specific applications. For example, elongated strips with tapered ends may be used for sampling fragrance from narrow-mouthed bottles, while larger rectangular strips are ideal for capturing complex scent compositions. Bottle shapes strips designed to make your brand stand out, in 70MilesPackaging, we offer a wide variety of strip shapes to choose from, and you can even customize your own!
Here are some shapes for reference:

Perfume test strips shape and size

What Special Technique Can We Do on Customizable Perfume Smelling Strips?

Similar to other paper packaging, we can do a lot of processes on the scent test paper, from the simplest printing to complex hot stamping (gold foiled, other colors foiled), or embossing, we can meet your personalization needs!

the technique process of fragrance blotter test strips

How Do We Pack Paper Test Strips?

Proper packaging is essential for preserving the integrity of fragrance blotter test strips. Sealed pouches or containers help prevent contamination and moisture absorption, ensuring that the strips remain fresh and ready for use. Our company uses transparent bags for packaging, 100 pieces per pack, and carton packaging with corner protection.

What is the shelf life of fragrance blotter strips?

When stored properly, fragrance blotter strips can last several years without degrading.


Contact us today to learn more about our scent tester strip options and how they can enhance your product’s sales and customer satisfaction.

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