Anonymous asked in Beauty & StyleMakeup · 1 decade ago

Are perfume made out of fragrance oil?

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    If it comes from the department store, it has mostly alcohol in it with a small amount of oil-based fragrance notes. Fragrances are classified into different categories.

    Perfume Oil - This is pure essential (or fragrance) oils and is very strong.

    Parfum - It contains about 20% aromatic compounds.

    Eau de Parfum - This contains about 15% aromatic compounds.

    Eau de Toilette - This contains about 10% aromatic compounds.

    Eau de Cologne - This contains about 5% aromatic compounds.

    Splash or Aftershave - This contains about 1-3% aromatic compounds

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