What Is the Difference Between Eau de Toilette, Eau de Parfum, Perfume, Cologne, Eau de Cologne, and Testers? 

Shopping for fragrance (Perfume, Cologne, Testers) can be overwhelming at worst, or  confusing at best. There are top, middle, bottom notes, and whole classes of scents. Once you’ve decided on a scent,,  another decision must be made: perfume, eau de toilette, eau de parfum, cologne or tester?

Following is a breakdown of these categories.

Eau de Toilette
Eau de toilette is a popular choice. Eau de toilette is less expensive than parfum formulations  or the perfume. Eau de toilette scent will not last as long when it’s applied to the skin, and  contains 5 - 20% aromatic compounds.

Eau de Parfum
Eau de parfum (also called eau de perfume), is one of the most popular purchases. Eau de parfum consists of 10 - 15% aromatic compounds.

Perfume (referred to as perfume extract), is the most concentrated formulation. It contains 15 - 30% aromatic compounds.  Perfume is usually the most expensive. Due to its high amount of aromatic compounds, perfume also tends to last the longest when it’s applied to the skin. It’s  usually sold in small bottles of 1 ounce or less.

Cologne, or Eau de Cologne
Eau de Cologne originated in Cologne, Germany. It is a generic term that defines a class of scented. formulations by its typical concentration of about 2 - 5%. Cologne are sometimes mistaken for aftershave.

Testers are more discounted than the fancy boxed versions. Testers are great if you don't have a need for the fancy box . Testers are 100% original, authentic, fresh and completely full just like the original, authentic fragrance. Testers are meant for the counter in a department store. Sometimes they do not have a cap or a box.

Return Policy

Orders can be returned up to 20 days after the ship date for a full refund minus. If you would like to return a product (Eau de Toilette, Eau de Parfum, Perfume, Cologne, Eau de Cologne, and Testers) from your order simply send the unopened product back to our address (contact us for the address)  in its original sealed packaging.

You can expect a refund within one billing-cycle of our receiving your returned product (Eau de Toilette, Eau de Parfum, Perfume, Cologne, Eau de Cologne, and Testers).

If shipping was free for your order it will be deducted from the credit we apply to your credit card.

Please make your selections carefully.

Please note, we do not accept returns for skincare and cosmetics items due to health reasons.

Shipping cost is non-refundable for unclaimed, undelivered, refused and returned packages, unless we made an error.