Fragrance Guide - Beautiful Smells

Fragrance Guide

Fragrance Guide

Women

 

Parfum

Is the strongest with a scent concentration of between 18% and 25%, its compiled to provide exceptionally long lasting fragrance from very little liquid. Parfum is the most expensive variant of the fragrance range and can retail in excess of £100.00.

Eua de Parfum (Edp) 

Is the next strongest version with a scent concentration of 15% to 20%, and is intended to give a more enduring scent for a more reasonable price.

Eau de Toilette (Edt)

Is the most popular and affordable with a scent concentration pf upto 14%, Edt will not last as long on the skin as Parfum or Edp. It contains fewer essential oils and a greater percentage of water. It is nearly always presented in a spray rather than a pour format, adding to its convenience and appeal.

Eau de Cologne

Is weaker than Edt with a lower concentration of essential oils with a scent concentration of upto 5%.

Eau Fraiche

Has a very low fragrance content and is sometimes called Perfumed Mist. Often alcohol free, this concentration proves popular in the summer months.

 

Men

 

Eua de Toilette (Edt)

Is the strongest with a scent concentration of upto 15%, and can be used on the body and clothing but should not be used as an aftershave as it may cause irratation.

Eau de Cologne

Is weaker than Edt with a lower concentration of essential oils, it has a scent concentration of upto 5%, it can be used on the face.

Aftersave

Is weaker than Edt with a lower concentration of essential oils, it has a scent concentration of upto 5%, it can be used on the face.

Aftershave Balm

Is similar concentration to aftershave but in a lotion format

 

Fragrance Hints & Tips

 

Kept away from heat and light an unopened fragrance will be good for at least four years.

Avoid storing fragrances in bathrooms as the fluctuating temperatures and humidity will degrade the scent rapidly.

Skin type will also affect the way a fragrance smells on a person. Fragrance wearers with oilier skin should remember that fragrances interact with oils in the skin to create a more intense scent. Dry skin does not retain fragrance as long as oily skin, requiring the wearer to re-apply the fragrance more often.

The wearers diet can affect the way a fragrance smells and lasts on the skin. A dramatic change in diet can alter skin chemistry, causing fragrances to smell differently.

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