Sunday, August 16, 2009

Perfume Facts

Found these facts from Aunty Judy's Attic.

15-30% concentration of perfume essence, lasts up to 6 hours.

Parfum De Toilette
Usually between a perfume and an EDP in strength but a few companies use the term to describe an EDT.

Eau De Parfum (EDP)
8-15% concentration, less expensive, lasts for 3 to 5 hours.

Eau De Toilette (EDT)
4-8% concentration of the essence, less expensive than Eau de Parfum, lasts for 2 to 4 hours.

Eau De Cologne (EDC)
3-5% concentration of perfume essence, lasting up to 2 hours.

For Men

Eau De Toilette (EDT)
Greatest concentration of essence generally available for men, lasts the longest, up to 5 hours. Often available in either a splash or a spray.

Less strong, popular choice, lasts for 2 to 3 hours.

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