What is eau de toilette?

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Eua de Toilettes or 'Toilet Waters' are lightly scented perfumes or lightly scented waters. There are a lot of different types available. Aromas have a scale to classify how much aromatic concentration is them and Eau de Toilette is around 10%. The scale goes from 1-40%, where 40% is a perfume type extract.

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How does eau de toilette help on the body?

Eau de Toilette is a perfuming agent.

What is the abbreviation for fragrances?

EDP - Eau de Parfum PDT - Parfum de Toilette (same as EDP) EDT - Eau de Toilette COL - Cologne EDC - Eau de cologne

Which brand from Fragrance Direct is the most popular?

Some of the best-sellers on Fragrance Direct are YSL Yvresse Eau de Toilette, Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau de Toilette, Calvin Klein Obsession Night Eau de Parfum, and Davidoff Cool Water Woman Eau de Toilette.

Where could one purchase Musk Eau de Toilette spray?

There are many places where one can purchase Musk Eau de Toilette spray. One can purchase Musk Eau de Toilette spray at popular on the web sources such as Sephora and Nordstrom.

How do you pronounce eau de toilette?


What do the words eau de toilette signify on a bottle of perfume?

Basically it means toilet water. Not literally though. Its just the french word for "diluted perfume". Most body sprays and splashes are eau de toilette. Eau du perfum is a much stronger concentration then eau du toilette.

Is eau de perfume stronger than eau de cologne?

Yes. Eau de Perfume/Parfum is the second strongest scent concentration. In order, from strongest to weakest, they are: Extrait de Parfum Eau de Parfum Eau de toilette Eau de Cologne Eau Fraiche

What is a difference between a body mist and a eau de toilette?

The main difference between a body mist and an eau de toilette is the length of time that the scent lingers on your skin. Generally speaking, an eau de toilette scent will last for a few hours, whereas a body mist's scent will fade after an hour or two.

What percentage of aromatic compounds does Eau de Parfum contain?

Sometimes mistaken for the less expensive and lower quality eau de toilette, an eau de parfum has a higher concentration of fragrance. Typically, these types of perfumes will contain 10 to 20 percent aromatic compounds, compared to two to six percent for an eau de toilette.

French for water?

"eau" is French for water. (Eau de toilette is toilet water , subject of bad jokes.)

What does eau de parfum signify?

This means your scent will be heavier- a perfume. Eau de Toilette means your scent will be lighter- a body mist

How can you get eau de parfum?

Go to a department store like Macy's. There are three classical strengths for fragrance. Eau de toilette is the lightest, then eau de cologne and finally parfum.(Men's aftershave is eau de toilette strength.) Perfume has a higher concentration of fragrance so it costs enough more you gotta go to an expensive store to get it.