The Difference Between "Parfum" and "Perfume

The term of manufacturing perfumes often makes users confused. Understanding the terminology in manufacturing and marketing of perfume products manufacturing industry can help you avoid confusion.
"Parfum" is the French word for perfume (perfume). But in terms of marketing, and perfumer, "parfum" denotes a more concentrated form of a particular scent, while "perfume" is a general term denoting the entire world of fragrance and aromas. The fragrance products are sold primarily to customers in the form of "eau de parfum, eau de toilette and eau de cologne." These types differ in concentration, smell durability and price.
Composition perfume

perfume products include three components: a solvent (usually alcohol), distilled water and aromatic oils, which itself may contain oil tens aromatics are extracted from flowers, bark trees, plants and animals.
fragrance oils extracted from flowers, the higher the concentration of perfume oil smells more durable
oil mixture is soluble in solvents and aqueous solutions with different concentrations. This regulation fragrance eau de parfum that (EDP), eau de toilette (EDT), or eau de cologne (EDC).
Regulations on concentration
levels for the three groups shared this perfume is:
    * Eau de parfum: 8 to 15% perfume oil
    * Eau de toilette: 4 to 10% perfume oil
    * Eau de cologne: 2 to 5% fine aromatherapy
fragrance products often appear as women EDP and EDT, and rarely as EDC. In contrast, male fragrances are often marketed as EDT and EDC, EDP rarely form. Some executives to give some perfume deviate "rules" are intended to highlight a rare and expensive ingredient in perfumes money. A fragrance can be sold in the form of "eau de parfum - EDP" as soon as a percentage of the oil solution in the range of "eau de toilette - EDT". Sometimes expensive colognes percentage of oil is higher than the perfume "eau de toilettes - EDT" for women.

Reliability smell
the fragrance has a higher concentration of essential oils will be most durable odor when sprayed on the skin. Endurance depends on odor components in aromatic oils.
often produce male fragrance EDT and EDC form, rarely in the form of EDP
example, some components subtle grassy flavor longer than other components . Products Eau de toilettes - Typical flow EDT odor on skin for several hours. This depends on the ingredients. The eau de colognes products - EDC will save the light scent on the skin (usually citrus smells) in one or two hours. Prices aromatic oils can cost a lot of new money created. The product "eau de parfum" which has the highest concentration of pure perfume is the most expensive, followed by the "eau de toilettes - EDT" and "eau de colognes - EDC". These costs are reflected in retail prices. Manufacturers perfumes also created the limited edition of the perfume products for high-end customers. The fragrance contains fragrant molecules are produced in limited editions and each bottle perfume high levels could be worth hundreds of dollars.

The famous perfume
scent Some myths include Tabac Blond (Caron, 1919), Chanel No. 5 (Chanel, 1921), and Shalimar (Guerlain, 1925). The famous fashion designer that has made ​​public the products fragrance France in 4 decades including Halston, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs and Dolce & Gabbana.