Many people will choose to sprinkle perfume before going out to bring themselves a good mood for the whole day, but when you are standing in front of the counter, do you know what the names of different perfumes such as Eaude Parfume and Eau deToilette stand for? Before choosing your favorite fragrance, you might as well take a fragrance basics class and then decide!
Perfume is made up of extracts, alcohol and water of various characteristic concentrations, which are mixed according to different proportions, and the price of perfume is mainly determined by the content of essence. The higher the concentration of essence, the higher the price. There are many kinds of perfumes on the market, and according to the concentration of essence, there are four types: Parfums, Eau de parfum, Eau de Toilette and Eau de Cologne.
Eau = the meaning of water in English, de = the meaning of …of… in English, Parfum = the meaning of essence. Connected together is the essence of water, which is called perfume in the market.
Cologne Eau de Cologne
The fragrance with the lightest fragrance, the fragrance concentration is only 3%~5%, and the smell is usually relatively refreshing, which can last for 2 to 3 hours. Many people think that cologne is equivalent to men’s perfume, but in fact it is because Many men’s perfumes will be based on men’s usage habits, and the general taste is lighter, which will lead to this illusion.
Eau de Toilette
The concentration is about 5%~10%, the fragrance and the changes of the front, middle and back notes are relatively soft, and the fragrance lasts about 3-4 hours, which is suitable for use on weekdays or in the office. People who are new to perfume can also choose Eau de Toilette as their first bottle of perfume, which will be easier to adapt to.
Perfume Eau de Parfume
Perfume contains about 10%~20% essence, and the fragrance can last about 4~5 hours. The price of perfume is relatively close to the people, and it is also the most common type on the market, so sometimes perfume represents all types of perfume and is the most widely used.
Fragrance contains 20%~40% aromatic compounds, which is the highest concentration of all perfumes. The aroma can last for 6 to 8 hours, which is the most durable type, suitable for grand occasions or parties in the evening.
Post time: May-20-2022