Different categories of perfumes available in perfume stores

Whenever you are out to buy perfumes in Dubai it’s very likely to get confused in the variety of choices of fragrances that you might find in a perfume store. Out of all the aspects in a perfume, the strength or concentration of fragrance determines the price of the perfume as well as its suitability on different skin types. Let us take a look at the different types of perfumes based on the strength.

  •         Parfum

These are generally the most exensive types of scents and are also called extrait de parfum or simply pure perfumes. These have the highest concentration of fragrance. They consist around 15% to 30% of fragrance. Due to this their smell also last from six to eight hours. Moreover, since these perfumes have less alcohol concentration, it is best suited for people having sensitive skin types.

  •         Eau de Parfum

Eau de parfum (EDP) is next to parfum having the next highest fragrance concentration from around 15% and 20%. The smell of eau de parfum lasts for about four to five hours. It is also expensive but far less than parfum. Although it has a slightly higher concentration of alcohol than parfum, people with sensitive skin can opt for this fragrance type.

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  •         Eau de Toilette

In an eau de toilette (EDT), the concentration of fragrance is usually between 5% and 15%. Therefore this type of perfume is cheaper and quite popularly used by many. The smell of this type of perfume lasts for just around three hours. Generally people consider wearing eau de toilette during the day. But because of the higher concentration of alcohol, it is not suitable for people with sensitive skin.

  •         Eau de Cologne

From all of the above mentioned categories, the eau de cologne, or EDC, has the lowest fragrance concentration of about 2% to 4%. But it consists of a high concentration of alcohol and so is quite cheaper. The smell generally last for duration of two hours. Not recommended to be used by those having sensitive skin types,

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