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Perfume vs Eau de Perfume vs Eau de Toilette

  1. Vitorio Scarlatti
  2. January 14, 2012 7:28 pm

Perfume vs Eau de Perfume vs Eau de Toilette

By Vitorio Scarlatti – Jan 14, 2012

How are fragrances different from each other? Like wine, the enviable ritual of the decoding of fragrance jargon is a bit mysterious and considered by many, to be an imperfect science.

In the day when many become starry eyed by looking at fancy bottles and big labels, let’s find out the differences between Perfume, Eau De Toilette and Eau De Cologne.

Perfume types reflect the concentration of aromatic compounds in a solvent, which in fine fragrance is typically ethanol or a mix of water and ethanol. Various sources differ considerably in the definitions of perfume types.

The intensity and longevity of a perfume is based on the concentration of the aromatic compounds (natural essential oils / perfume oils) used. As the percentage of aromatic compounds increases, so does the intensity and longevity of the scent created.

Perfume vs Eau de Perfume vs Eau de Toilette

  • Eau De Toilette (EDT), which is the most common and cheapest fragrance that most Perfume Houses sell, contains on average of 9% perfume oil and typically lasts 2-4 hours.
  • Eau De Parfum (EDP) typically contains around 15% perfume oil in the most popular designer brands and lasts between 4-6 hours. 
  • Parfum is the strongest and most expensive perfume product and typically contains 20% perfume oil and last 6-9 hours.

Source Wikipedia

Perfume Concentrate in Fragrances by Federico Mahora

  • Eau De Toilette (EDT) - FM doesn’t sell this inferior quality.
  • Eau De Parfum (EDP)This strength is used in all FM fragrances for men.
  • Parfum – Most FM Fragrances for Women contain a minimum of 20% perfume oil! ¹

¹ FM| 320, 321, 322 and 323 come as Eau de Parfum.

PLEASE NOTE: The FM Group does not sell products using the trade names of other companies. FM Group fragrances are in no way replicates of, or cheap imitations of, any other company’s products and stand alone in their own right and on their own merits. Although you may experience the scent of FM products to be identical to your favourite designer labels, FM products are produced by Drom Fragrances’ using their own formula and Pureganic® method. Drom products are organic and are without any toxins or harmful additives. FM PRODUCTS ARE NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS!