This consists of a 15-30% concentration of perfume essence and is the
strongest fragrance available. This means that not only do you need to use
less, but also that the fragrance lasts longer, typically for up to 6 hours,
depending on skin type.
EAU DE PARFUM (EDP)
This is lighter than Perfume, with an 8-15% concentration, and so is less
expensive but still has long lasting characteristics, from 3 to 5 hours.
EAU DE TOILETTE (EDT)
This is a lighter more delicate fragrance, with a 4-8% concentration of the
essence, and is therefore most suited to everyday use. It is normally less
expensive than Eau de Parfum, and lasts for 2 to 4 hours.
EAU DE COLOGNE (EDC)
This is often referred to as Cologne and has the greatest dilution of
fragrances with a 3-5% concentration of perfume essence, lasting up to 2