The difference between perfume and eau de parfum is that perfume is more concentrated than eau de parfum. This also makes perfume more expensive than eau de parfum. Perfume is often used as a base for eau de parfum.
A:Chanel perfume can be purchased at a variety of online retailers, including the Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Chanel websites. These retailers sell a variety of Chanel fragrances for men and women, in different sizes, sprays and formulations.
A:Perfume was first used by the ancient Egyptians, who used fragrant scents in religious ceremonies. They believed that they could communicate with their gods through the use of scented smoke. The word perfume is derived from the Latin phrase "per fumum," which means "through smoke."
A:Evening primrose oil is the oil expressed from the seeds of the evening primrose plant, which grows wild in various parts of North America. This oil is very high in the essential fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid, which the body converts into prostaglandins.
A:Tom Ford Beauty Black Orchid, Jo Malone London English Pear & Freesia, Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb, Tory Burch Eau de Parfum, and Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black were top selling perfumes in 2014, according to Harper's Bazaar. Christian Dior's J'adore is another popular fragrance, according to Sephora.
A:Make cologne or perfume by mixing essential oils with a base oil, water and alcohol. The fragrance takes only a few minutes to mix and up to six weeks to cure. You need a base oil, ethanol, water, a coffee filter, a dark glass bottle, a cologne bottle and essential oils.
A:Lists for the top women's perfumes are available on LatestTopTen.com and TotalBeauty.com. Amazon.com also lists its best-selling perfumes for women. LatestTopTen.com lists Ralph Lauren's Romance, Jennifer Aniston's Lolavie and Daisy by Marc Jacobs as some of the best women's perfumes.
A:Macy's sells numerous brands of men's colognes in scents categorized as woody and earthy, warm and spicy, and fresh. Floral, fruit and citrus, and sweet are also scent types for men stocked by the store.
A:Make rosewater by placing rose petals in a heat safe container and pouring hot water over them. When the water has cooled, strain the water through a cheesecloth, strainer or coffee filter into a opaque, sterilized container until all the petals are separated from the water. When the rosewater is sealed and placed in the refrigerator, it stays fresh for up to a month, but it is best used within a week.
A:The top rated cologne for men in 2015 is "Aventus" by Creed, according to Nordstrom.com. Customers at Fragrantica.com also give the scent favorable ratings, while users at Amazon.com give the fragrance 4.5 stars out of five. Other best sellers include, "Acqua di Giò - Profumo" by Giorgio Armani, "Luna Rossa Eau de Toilette" by Prada and Viktor and Rolf's "Spicebomb."
A:Perfumes expire and lose their potency over time. Once opened, a perfume can last a year or longer, sometimes even as long as three to five years. This length of time depends on how the scent is stored and its chemical composition.
A:Bonne Bell Skin Musk is a complex perfume containing animalic notes, such as bergamot, rose, wet cardboard, sulfur, sandalwood and musk out of the bottle. The fragrance has a warm, spicy, vanilla aroma on the skin and fades to a fresh and clean scent.
A:A key factor in choosing a fragrance as a gift for a woman is the recipient's personality. To ensure the most well-received choice, pay attention to her interests, age, fragrance favorites and general preferences.
A:Tova Signature perfume is a light, clean fragrance that is made from 100 percent natural essential oils with notes of bergamot, lavender, jasmine, sandalwood, amber and musk, according to GCIMagazine.com. The fragrance ingredients are aged for three months before bottling.
A:Burberry Weekend is arguably a top-selling women's perfume. Strict, marketwide rankings are unavailable, but Weekend is listed eighty-eighth among Perfume.com's best-sellers as of March 2015, and it earns high ratings among consumers.
A:Applying cologne to pulse points, keeping skin moisturized before application, not rubbing it in, and proper storage of the cologne helps the scent last longer. Choosing quality cologne and purchasing complimentary products that match the scent can also ensure a lasting fragrance.
A:There are some perfumes on the market that contain human pheromone, such as Human Euphoria perfume for women and Human Sex Pheromone Spray, but many pheromone perfumes use a blend of synthetic pheromones. Pheromones are odorless chemicals that the body produces naturally to send a signal to someone else and are usually mixed with perfumes or can be worn naturally unscented.
A:Nordstrom, Macy's, Saks 5th Avenue, Ulta Inc., Bloomingdale's, Sephora and Dillards offer Chanel Coco Mademoiselle at select stores as of 2015. It is also available online from these stores as well as from Amazon.com, eBay.com and Chanel.com.