To Top

Perfumes and Colognes

I have some questions regarding perfumes and colognes:
What is the difference between parfum and eau de parfum? Are they both perfumes?

What is the difference between cologne and toilet water?

Ad



Finally, are knock-offs (or generic forms) just as good as brand names in the same way as pharmaceuticals are?
Thanks so much.
Anjeena

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By carolb (Guest Post)
March 15, 20050 found this helpful

Found thins on a web site recently -- can't remember exactly, but thought it might be useful.

Can you rank fragrance according to
strength?
A. The rank goes (strongest to weakest)
as follows in women's: Perfume, Eau de
perfume, Eau de Toilette and cologne.
In men's: Eau de Toilette and cologne
are the same, then comes after shave,
which is the weakest.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By syd (Guest Post)
March 16, 20050 found this helpful

The more concentrated the fragrance is, the higher the price.

Any fragrance that is pleasing to you, whether it is a high price or low priced, "no brand name", is a good choice, in my opinion. I tend to go the frugal route.

Ad

TIP:
Also, I have found that I had a few of the vile samples ... with an old perfume small bottle & tiny funnel I mixes all fragrances together and they were fine! Price was right! FREE.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 17, 20050 found this helpful

Good tip re: eau de toilette/ cologne.

Spray it (infront of yourself) then walk into it. (I do a silly walk every morning to make my husband laugh!)

That way the fragrance permeanates all of your body, and will realease with heat.

Perfume is more concentrated.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
March 15, 2005
Guides
More
🍀
St. Patrick's Ideas!
💘
Valentine's Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2018/01/30 12:01:17 in 746 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!