THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN Eau de toilette, EAu de parfum and parfum

The difference between Eau De Toilette (EDT), Eau De Parfum (EPT) and Perfume have to do with the amount of fragrance concentration. The concentration plays a big role in how long the product will last. In a nutshell, a high fragrance concentration means there is a higher percentage of essential perfume oils and less water or other components.

the types of perfume


There are actually fives different types of perfume

1. Eau fraiche: An eau fraiche is the lightest concentration of fragrance. It has an oil concentration of 1 to 3 percent. Due to its low alcohol concentration and high water content, it's a great choice and suit for sensitive skin.


2. Eau de cologne: Eau de cologne contains 2 to 4 percent oil and generally fades within one or two hours. Cologne is the most commonly given to men's fragrances

3. Eau de toilette: An eau de toilette or EDT normally has 5 to 15 percent oil and longer for about 3 hours. It last quite well and has a lower price than EDP or Parfum.

4. Eau de parfum: Eau de parfum has 15 to 20 percent oil and last up to 5 hours.

5. Parfum: Parfum also called as extrait de parfum, pure parfum, is the most concentrated scent. It contains 20 to 40 percent oil and can last long from 6-8 hours. They are another good choice for sensitive skin due to they contain a low concentration of alcohol.