9 Most Popular Eau de Parfum

The word Perfume derives from the Latin word Perfumare, which means “to smoke through”. Perfume or Ittar has been mentioned in Indian texts of Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita. It existed as far along in history as the Indus valley civilization (3300 BC – 1300 BC).

The modern take on perfumes is as enchanting as it used to be in early days. It is a fashion statement and a lifestyle essential. With technical advancements, perfumers have explored opportunities to combine fragrances unlike former times when perfumes mainly denoted the smell of one flower.

What is the difference between Eau de Parfum, Eau de toilette, Eau de Cologne and Perfume

  • Eau de Cologne – This is the lowest range in terms of concentration with 7% essence. It can be applied frequently and is usually marketed in large sizes.
  • Eau de Toilette – Eau de Toilette can contain upto 10% essence. The top notes here are dominant scents and is very refreshing.
  • Eau de Parfum – Eau de Parfum has 15 – 20% fragrant oil concentrates. The top notes along with middle notes are very noticeable here.
  • Perfume – Perfumes are the most expensive of the lot with wonderful fragrances released from the top, heart and base notes. The average concentration of essence may be 25% and it lasts the longest from the above-mentioned categories. Perfumes are sold in small quantity and are applied on pulse points, behind the ears, throat.

9 Popular EDP’S

If you’re looking for Eau de Parfum (EDP’s) that’ll take your breath away, here are a few popular ones you can try.

1. Burberry

Burberry is a luxury British fashion house established in 1856. It is most popular for its trench coats and the classic check pattern which can be seen in most of its products. Burberry perfume has alluring fragrances for men and women with classic, luxurious and fresh notes, perfect for various occasions.
Some popular fragrances to try:

  • Women’s Body Intense Eau de Parfum
  • My Burberry Black Parfum

2. Bvlgari

Born in 1884, Bvlgari is one of the most luxurious and popular brands all around the globe. It has distinctive ventures like Hotels, Resorts, Boutiques, Jewelry, Watches and Fragrances. Bvlgari fragrances are crafted like jewels with an exquisite body and an even more tempting smell.
Some popular Bvlgari perfume to try:

  • Bvlgari Aqua Marine for Men
  • Bvlgari Omnia Coral for Women

3. Versace

Versace has made people around the world indulge in luxury. Fragrances from the brand are mixed with heritage and love for tradition. They also showcase passion and seduction with some of its most rich collection of fragrances.
Some popular Versace Perfumes to try:

  • Versace Yellow Diamond for Women
  • Versace Dreamer for Men

4. Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a popular American fashion house founded in 1968. The brand has various lines of perfumes like Eternity and Obsession, it is also diverse with its product range like watches, underwear, sportswear, home collection and more. Calvin Klein perfume showcases a bold and minimal aesthetic which syncs in with the modern crowd.
Some popular fragrances to try:

  • Eternity Women Eau de Parfum
  • Euphoria Men

5. Davidoff

Davidoff is a Swiss brand known for premium cigars and smoker’s accessories. The brand is cool and so is its line of perfumes. Their zest for life, designs and spark perfectly denotes embracing life’s adventure and enjoying it to the fullest. Davidoff deo is also a popular choice for many.
Some popular fragrances to try:

  • Davidoff Silver Shadow for Him
  • Davidoff Coral Reef Sea Rose for Women

6. Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss comes from Germany and the brand’s history dates back to 1934. Hugo Boss India is popular for men and women wear, accessories, watches, business wear and its range of fragrances. The brand also makes distinction on the basis of Boss Fragrances and Hugo Fragrances, both of which are appealing to its audience.
Some popular fragrances to try:

  • Hugo Boss Just Different for Men
  • Hugo Boss Femme Eau de Parfum Spray for Women
  • Hugo Boss Bottled Collector Edition

7. Lacoste

Lacoste is a French Fashion house most well-known for its range of Polo tee shirts. Their love for sports and the crocodile logo have been an icon since its birth in 1927. Their fragrances relate aptly with sports fashion and are loved by people around the globe.
Some popular Lacoste perfumes to try:

  • Lacoste Red Men
  • Lacoste Pour Femme

8. Park Avenue

Park Avenue perfume and deodorants are popular and not as expensive compared to others on the list. Launched in 1986, the brand is a part of the Raymond Group.  Its international appeal and coveted scents make it one of the best-selling brands in the country.
Some popular fragrances to try:

  • Park Avenue SWING Eau de Parfum for Men
  • Park Avenue Voyage Signature Collection Body Spray

9. Wild Stone

Wild Stone is a part of McNROE house of aroma, which also houses Secret Temptation. The brand was born in Orissa in 1996 and dominates the Indian market with its wide range of perfumes, deos, talcums and soaps. Wild stone perfume price is very affordable and you can shop for it online at an even better price.
Some popular fragrances to try:

  • Wild Stone Code Titanium
  • Wild Stone Red Eau de Parfum

Pro Tips for wearing perfume

  • Rub Vaseline on pulse points before application
  • Store them in a cool place so that they last longer
  • Spray perfume after shower, before getting dressed
  • Don’t dab after applying
  • Apply it on pulse points or warm areas like wrists, inside of elbows, behind the knees, neck and ankles
  • Spray it on your hairbrush for great smelling hair

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