Perfumes, perfumes and eau de toilette: What is the difference and how to choose a fragrance?
When it comes to fragrances, many people encounter the terms "perfume", "perfume" and "eau de toilette". These terms indicate different concentrations of aromatic oils in the product and, consequently, its durability and intensity. In this article we will understand the difference between these types of fragrances and how to choose the one that suits you.
1. Perfume (Extrait de Parfum)
Perfume is the most concentrated type of fragrance. They contain from 20% to 30% aromatic oils, which makes them the most persistent and intense. Perfumes usually have a very rich and deep fragrance that stays on the skin for a long time, for hours and even days. This type of fragrance is usually the most expensive of all.
2. Perfume (Parfum)
Perfume is also a very concentrated fragrance, but its content of aromatic oils usually ranges from 15% to 20%. The perfume has excellent durability and intensity of fragrance, and it can also persist on the skin for a long time. It is more affordable in comparison with perfumes, but still provides a high quality fragrance.
3. Eau de Toilette
Eau de toilette is a less concentrated type of fragrance containing approximately 5% to 15% aromatic oils. It is lighter and more refreshing, usually used in everyday situations. Eau de toilette is resistant, but not as durable as perfumes and perfumes.
How to choose a fragrance?
The choice of fragrance depends on your preference for intensity and durability. If you are looking for a fragrance for special occasions and are willing to invest in long-term pleasure, perfume or perfume can be a great choice. For everyday use and a lighter, refreshing fragrance, eau de toilette may be suitable.
It is also important to remember that fragrances interact with the individual chemistry of your skin, so before buying it is recommended to try them on your own skin to make sure that the fragrance meets your expectations and character.