EDP, EDC, EDT? What to choose?
Demystifying Perfume Concentrations: What You Need to Know
Are you puzzled by the array of perfume concentration terms like Eau de Parfum, Eau de Toilette, and more? We're here to demystify the world of perfume concentrations and help you make more informed choices. Read on to discover the key differences and what each concentration means for your fragrance experience.
Eau de Cologne (EDC)
Light and Refreshing
EDC is the lightest perfume concentration, with a lower fragrance oil percentage (usually 2-4%). It offers a refreshing and subtle scent that doesn't last as long as other concentrations. Perfect for a quick pick-me-up, especially in hot weather.
Eau de Toilette (EDT)
Balanced Everyday Scent
EDT contains a higher fragrance oil percentage (usually 5-15%). It strikes a balance between freshness and longevity, making it great for daily wear. Ideal for work, casual outings, and warmer seasons.
Eau de Parfum (EDP)
EDP boasts a higher fragrance oil percentage (typically 15-20%). It offers a longer-lasting scent with more complexity and depth. Perfect for special occasions, evenings, or when you want your fragrance to linger.
Parfum (Extrait de Parfum)
Parfum has the highest fragrance oil concentration (usually 20-30% or more). It's the most intense and long-lasting option, with a rich and potent scent. Reserved for special occasions and those who appreciate a powerful olfactory experience.
How to Choose
- Consider the occasion: Lighter concentrations like EDC and EDT are great for daily use, while EDP and Parfum are perfect for special moments.
- Skin type matters: Fragrance may last longer on oily skin compared to dry skin.
- Sample and experiment: The only way to truly find your signature scent is to try different concentrations on your skin.
At Glehn's, we offer a wide range of perfumes in various concentrations, so you can find the perfect fragrance for every moment. Explore our collection and uncover your olfactory journey today.
Remember, the best perfume is the one that resonates with you and brings out your unique personality. Choose wisely and enjoy the magic of fragrance every day.