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Perfume


In the "scents" you have many different types, we would like to go over these with you.

Eau de cologne: the abbreviation for Eau de cologne is EDC, Eau de cologne contains 2-5% of fragrance ingredients.
Eau de toilette: the abbreviation for Eau de toilette is EDT, Eau the toilette contains 5-10% of fragrance ingredients.
Eau de parfum: the abbreviation of Eau de parfum is EDP, Eau de parfum contains 10-20% of fragrance ingredients.
Perfume or extract: Perfume or extract contains 20-40% of fragrance ingredients.

Alcohol and water are the most commonly used solvents for odors, the greater the percentage of fragrance components, the less alcohol or water is present in the fragrance.

An odor has built up from three 'notes': top notes, heart notes and base notes.
Top notes: these are the smells we first smell in the fragrance, these smells disappear soon after application.
Heart notes: after disappearing from the top notes, you will smell the heart notes which are often floral scents.
Base notes: the base notes come through last (+/- 90 minutes after application) and remain for a long time, most of the base are wood species.

Most fragrances are grouped into 7 groups:
1. Hesperidée * a citrusy fragrance - & gt; fresh scent such as: lemon, mandarin, grapefruit and lime.

2. Floral * a floral fragrance - & gt; sweet in fragrance such as: rose, jasmine, violet, ylang-ylang and orange blossom.

3. Fougère * a "fern" fragrance - & gt; this is often a fresh men's fragrance by using: a moist forest, oak moss, ferns and lavender.

4. Chypre * a fantasy fragrance - & gt; often this is a fresh scent by using: bergamot, wood and often patchouli.

5. Boisée * a woody fragrance - & gt; warm scent such as: forest, wood, moss and light flowers.

6. Ambrée * an amber / oriental fragrance - & gt; warm scent such as: cinnamon, vanilla and spices.

7. Cuir * a leathery fragrance - & gt; warm in smell like: honey, tobacco, wood and smoke.

These main groups are often subdivided.