Fragnance Terminology

With a different fragnance and scents there are also different terminologies for them. The perfume also has a classifications, this is naturally distinguish where they belong. Just like the standard standing of living in a community or rather classification of classes in an animals. Perfumes do have that too, they are classify by their standard of what is the elements or compounds mix in them.

Before heading in the counter to buy your favorite perfume, here are some of the terminologies and a little advice for you.

1. Eau de Cologne
Eau de cologne tends to be refreshing and lighter because of citrus mixture on them. It has a three to five percent of oil that mix to the water and alcohol.

2. Absolute
This is the pure ones, very expensive because they don’t have any mixtures in them. Just pure one element by what essence they would be; example pure rose oil.

3. Eau de Toilette
This is a mix of three to eight percent of perfume oil, much more than Eau de cologne. And the Eau de Toilette is mix with pure alcohol rather than water.

4. Eau de Parfum
Roughly around 15 to 18 percent of perfume oil mixture with alcohol is what Eau de Parfum compose of. This is the most expensive than Eau de Toilette and Eau de Cologne.

5. Perfume
Perfume is the most expensive between Eau de cologne, Eau de toilette and Eau de Parfum. It’s compose mostly of alcohol and 15 to 30 percent of perfume oil.

There are still more terminologies that you may hear from your helpful scent- spritzer. For a woman it could be floral, citrus, fresh, spice, oriental, sweet or wood. For the males it could be strong scents like mosses, leather, musk or tobacco.

Classifications or families of the fragnance is down to four. These could be citrus or fresh scents, floral, Woody or chypre and spice or oriental. These four families categorize all the fragnance out there. It is based on the mixture and main ingredients of the perfumes. These fragnance have unique different accords that produce harmonious scents. While, our body have unique chemistry therefore some of the perfumes smells a little different base on who’s wearing it. Further than that, it smell different inside a bottle than to our skin. Some perfumes are a little bit sensitive especially when it is mixed by a sweat and other unnecessary liquids or chemicals.

If you’re a little confused about finding the right scent for you. You could take some scent test in order for you to know whether it is right or not. Avoid smelling so much fragnance in your body. you know your not a garden or a perfume store. Refrain in using some strong or heavily scented deodorant, lotions, or powders; it will interfere in the essence of the perfume you’re wearing. But always remember, be confident on what fragrance you are wearing. Chin up and show the world what’s there in you.

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