What are the different types of perfume?

What are the different types of perfume?

Eau De Parfum

Eau de parfum, sometimes referred to simply as parfum, retains a fragrance oil concentration of 10-15%. Therefore, it has a lower oil concentration and a higher alcohol and water concentration than parfum. Still, Eau de Parfum is a very strong perfume type that lasts 6-8 hours.

Eau De Toilette

Eau de toilette contains a fragrance oil concentration of 4-15%. This light fragrance perfume is usually stored in a spray bottle due to its relatively low concentration of fragrance oil and high alcohol content. It usually lasts 2-4 hours

 

 

 

Eau de Cologne

The cologne perfume type was originally formulated for those who want a lighter variation of a particular scent. But over time, it has now evolved into a masculine scent. Cologne mainly maintains a fragrance oil concentration of 2-5% and it also lasts 2-4 hours. Therefore, men's fragrances come as eau de cologne and are often marketed as an aftershave or splash-on fragrance.

Eau De Fraiche

Eau de fraiche, also known as fragrance water, is the cheapest and lowest concentration perfume type. It usually contains a fragrance oil concentration of 1-3% and dissipates within an hour or two. Therefore, it is the perfect summer product for beach and gym occasions.

 
 

Parfum

Parfum is the type with the highest concentration of fragrance oils and therefore remains the most expensive of the perfume types. It usually contains a fragrance oil concentration of about 15-40% which makes it denser, oily, and stronger. Its strong scent makes it easier to identify compared to other types of perfumes. The next time you buy perfume, make sure sales reps do not influence your decision based on the type of perfume. Happy shopping!










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