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Benefits Of Using These 5 Different Types Of Perfumes

By Rima Chowdhury

We have already started struggling with common summer issues and one among them is dealing with the foul smell that is released from the body during hot days. The condition gets worse for people who have a lot of sweating issues during the summer days.

The smelly body can leave us anxious in public and you may even face embarrassment for the same. Well, one super cool and easy trick to deal with body odour and sweat is to use perfumes.

Also Read: Check out how you can make your perfume last longer

We have been using perfumes since ages, as this is the best way to make you smell good, feel energetic and fresh as well.

Well, if you think your perfume does not give you the best result, it is probably because you are using your perfume in a wrong way. There are different types of perfumes that follow different commandments during application. Check out about these in detail here.

1. Eau de Toilette

Eau de Toilette is one among the common types of perfume. A number of aromatic compounds in it range from 5-15 percent. These are slightly heavier and hence should be used in small quantities. They are volatile, and they stay on for a longer period of time. In order to get the best out of the Eau de Toilette, here are some points on the body where you should remember to apply these, which are as follows:

- Behind the knees

- On the wrist

- Both the sides of the neck

2. Eau de Cologne

The percentage of aromatic compounds in this type of perfume is 3-5 per cent and hence they are generally very mild in fragrance. While you use Eau de Cologne, there is a proper way to get the most of it. They are highly volatile and hence it can be used on a regular basis. Here are some of the places where you should use the Eau de Cologne to get the best results.

- Back side of the neck

- On both the sides of the neck

- On your wrist

- On your elbows

- Back side of your knees

3. Eau de Parfum

Eau de Parfum is another popular type of perfume that is known for its excellent fragrance. A number of aromatic compounds present in the Eau de Parfum range from 10-20 per cent. This type of perfume generally lasts only for about 6-8 hours and it fades away later. Here are the places where you should apply the Eau de Parfum on your body:

- On the wrist

- Behind the ears

- Both the sides of neck

4. Normal Perfumes

We all have been using and hearing the word "perfume" since centuries. These are the most concentrated and fragrant versions of perfumes. A number of aromatic compounds found in perfumes are really high and it goes up to 20-40 percent. When used in small quantities, normal perfumes can last longer than 8-10 hours. In order to enjoy its long-lasting feel, you should apply it before applying a moisturising cream and soon after you take a shower. Here are some of the points where you should apply this perfume type:

- On the wrist

- Both sides of the neck

- Behind the ears

- Behind the knees

Also Read: Choosing perfumes according to your personality

5. Perfume Balms

Perfume balms are not preferred by most of the women, but it is surely a bliss to carry perfume balms while you travel. Perfume balms are available in a small balm-like box, which can carried easily. About 1-5 per cent of the aromatic compounds are present in these. You need to reapply the balm after 2-3 hours, as the aromatic compounds are really less. And these points are where you need to apply the perfume balms:

- Both sides of the neck

- On the hands or fingers

- Behind the ears

- Behind the knees

- Behind the elbows

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Story first published: Friday, March 17, 2017, 14:00 [IST]
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