Among the gigantic collection of fragrances available in the market, we have endless long-lasting perfumes that smell amazing. In our long hectic schedules, we all need a fragrance that remains strong throughout the day. Men’s and women’s fragrances have notes that vary from pretty florals to enveloping musk and earthy scents. The concentration of branded fragrances usually vary from 1% to 30%. Those that have a concentration between 20-30% are the most long-lasting perfumes.
Parfum: It has the highest fragrance concentration perfume that is between 20%-30% of all scents. It lasts longer than any other perfumes due to its highest concentration. It is a better option for sensitive skin as containing less alcohol.
Eau de Parfum: Though lesser then parfum, Eau de parfum has the next highest concentration of fragrance. It contains a fragrance concentration of about 15%-20%. It lasts up to 5 hours. They are less expensive than perfume and is suitable for everyday wear.
Eau de Toilette: It has a fragrance concentration between 5% to 15%. It is cheaper than the above two and hence is a popular choice of fragrance. Eau de toilette is best suitable for day wear.
Eau de Cologne: Eau de cologne has a much lower concentration of fragrance that is about 2% to 4%. The concentration of alcohol is much higher in cologne as compared to the above three. It can last a maximum of up to two hours. Cologne is made using a traditional recipe using herbs and citrus notes.
Eau Fraiche: Similar to cologne it lasts up to 2 hours. Fraiche has the lowest concentration of all other types of perfumes. The concentration of fragrance in this type of perfume varies between 1% to 3% whereas the concentration of alcohol is very high in Eau Fraiche.
In this infographic below, you will find the list of 15 best branded fragrances and designer perfumes that can be used on different occasion as per individual tastes.