The definitive guide to differentiate perfumes

Hello friends of! I'll be back for another week with more cool content 😉 Today it's time to talk about perfumes. Can you differentiate between EDT, EDP and EDC? If the answer is no, today you will get out of doubt 🙂

The world of perfumes is an ocean of possibilities. In this post you will know everything you need to know to differentiate them.

If you are curious, do not hesitate to accompany me on this olfactory journey to the world of perfumes.

EDT, EDP and EDC, how are they different?

The world of perfumes is very complex, and has existed for centuries. Aromatic products have been manufactured since the Middle Ages, although their peak was in France back in the 14th century . Each essence is designed for a specific age range, and the great variety that exists makes it difficult to choose just one. The different aromas make them belong to one family or another. Without a doubt, it is necessary to have a minimum knowledge of these products to be able to choose the one that best suits your needs, your lifestyle and your skin.

Therefore, in this post you will find the basic notions to know how to differentiate perfumes and thus be able to choose safely.


The first thing to know is that any essence is made from extracts of aromatic oils (natural and synthetic) , diluted in water and alcohol. The difference is made by the oil, which is the essence of the perfume, so the higher the percentage of it, the more intense and lasting the aroma will be.

Surely you have ever doubted when choosing a fragrance, since many are in different formats (EDP, EDT and EDC). Don't you know what they mean? Well keep reading:

As you can see, they are easy to differentiate. You just have to look at the label and the degree of aroma concentration . In general, men's perfumes are Eau de Toilette, while women's are Eau de Parfum. Better to have more than one! 🙂

Now that you know the different perfume formats and how to distinguish them, it's time to learn more about olfactory families , another key point when choosing a perfume.

We continue!

Olfactory families, the DNA of perfumes

What is the structure of a perfume? This is defined by the olfactory pyramid, which is made up of three types of notes: top, heart, and bottom . These develop over time, so each one corresponds to a specific moment. These are:

Distinguishing all the notes of a perfume is not an easy task, as it can be made up of hundreds of scents. According to El Español, the French Perfume Committee devised an official cataloging system more than a century ago, in which perfumes are grouped into seven large families , which in turn are divided into numerous subfamilies. The possibilities are endless! These are the seven great aromas:


Which is your favorite?  Without a doubt there are endless possibilities to choose from 😉

The next step is that you see all these keys reflected in the final product. We continue!

Choose your perfect perfume

If you liked any of the previous formats or you really want to try the notes of a family, in this section you can choose your perfect perfume according to the characteristics that most attract your attention. This is my selection!










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