Eau So Intense

Melanie Jane

Are you a fragrance lover, but sometimes feel overwhelmed by the different concentrations available? Don't worry, we've got you covered!

Let's dive into the world of perfume intensity and discover the differences between each type.
Perfume intensity refers to the strength or concentration of a fragrance. It can range from weak to strong, and each intensity has its own unique characteristics. For example, an eau fraiche is the weakest concentration, containing only 1-3% of raw materials, while extrait de parfum is the most intense, with a whopping 15-30% raw perfume blend.

But it's not just about the percentage of raw materials - the composition of the notes also plays a role in the intensity of a fragrance. Eau de toilette and eau de parfum may contain the same ingredients, but the composition can vary. The perfumer may focus on lighter to mid-notes for the eau de toilette, while the eau de parfum has more mid to base notes, giving it a heavier fragrance.

So how do you choose the right intensity for you?
It all depends on your personal preference and the occasion. If you're going for a romantic evening, an extrait de parfum with its intense fragrance can make you feel sexy and confident. But if you're heading to the office, a lighter eau de toilette or eau fraiche can be more appropriate.

And don't forget about application!
You don't want to be dripping in extrait de parfum - it's meant to be dabbed delicately on pulse points and other warm areas. Eau de toilette and eau fraiche can be sprayed all over the body without being overpowering.

So next time you're in the market for a new fragrance, consider the intensity and composition of the notes. And who knows, you may even discover a new favorite scent - just like how I fell in love with Terre de Hermes in eau de toilette form. Give it a try and see which intensity works best for you!
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