Fragrance Concentration Guide
Have you ever noticed that the Eau de Toilette of a fragrance smells different from the Eau de Parfum? Did you know that perfumes come in different concentrations and along with the smell, they differ in longevity of the scent?
The concentration of the oil in a fragrance affects how long the smell lasts. The higher the percentage of oil, the longer the perfume will last on your skin. You should choose the concentration level that best suits your need.
The different Perfume Oil Concentration in a Fragrance are :
Parfums have a concentration between 20-30%, and usually last for 6 to 8 hours, are the strongest, last the longest and are the most expensive variant.
Eau de Parfum or edP
edPs have a concentration between 15-20%, and last for 4 to 5 hours, edP’s are generally more suited for nightwear and are heavier scents.
Eau de Toilette or edT
edTs have a concentration between 5-15%, and last for 2 to 3 hours, edT’s are more suited for daywear and are great alternatives for edP as they are lighter scents.
Eau de Cologne or edC
edCs have a concentration between 2-4%, and can last up to 2 hours, perfect for a hint of fragrance to freshen up.
Eau Fraîche’s have a concentration between 1-3% and can last up to 2 hours, contains the least amount of alcohol and are mostly water-based.