Between the eau de Cologne (EDC), eau de toilette (EDT), eau de parfum (EDP) and perfume, it becomes difficult to make the difference! In a few words, we explain you the difference between
In fact it is pretty simple: when we create a perfume, we define its concentration in raw materials depending on the fragrance’s personality and style. The more the perfume is concentrated, the longer it will last on your skin! The difference between EDC, EDT, EDP and perfume is therefore mainly related to their concentration in raw materials. For information, the persistence of a fragrance on your skin is also directly influenced by its ingredients: some of them, like sweet ingredients for instance, will naturally make the perfume last longer on your skin.
The eau de Cologne is a very light fragrance, generally simple and for both women and men, that we wear in summer or to make sport. EDC are often made of citrus fruits, which explain the tonic side of the fragrances that belong to the citrus olfactory family.
The eau de toilette is more concentrated, and commonly found in perfumeries. Its light wake stays on your skin about half a day, while it varies from skin to skin and depends of course on the quantity of perfume sprayed…
More concentrated in raw materials and therefore more precious than the EDT, the eau de parfum (EDP) is perfect for your daily life. It will stick to your skin almost a day, and be noteworthy by its delicacy.
Finally, the perfume (also called extract, or pure perfume and perfume essence at Carrement Belle) is even more powerful and subtle. We generally save it for the most precious moments, and a few drops are enough to make you beautiful and attractive for unforgettable evenings…
You want to learn more? Discover in a previous article on which parts of your body you should spray an eau de toilet, an eau de parfum or a perfume!
So did you know the difference between EDC, EDT, EDP and perfume? What kind of perfume do you wear?