For years, people have never quite understood the difference between perfume and colognes. Most people believe that the difference lies in the bottle they come in, but this is not the case. The difference is a little more subtle than that; it lies in the concentration of oil in alcohol and water.
According to scientific study, “fragrance” is generally a unisex term for, well any smell that’s a certain amount of fragrance oil diluted in alcohol and water. Therefore, the variation is all in the concentration.
To begin, cologne typically composed of 2% – 4% perfume oils in alcohol and water; they tend to be used in fragrances for younger people. On the other hand, perfume is historically genderless and has been used to describe both men’s and women’s fragrances. It is the best term used to describe a fragrance and it contains 15% – 20% pure perfume essence and lasts for about 5 to 8 hours.
Whatever your poison, picking the right fragrance is surprisingly difficult for many men. The fragrance is an invisible part of your style and image and is an important part of your overall aesthetic.
Whether you are going to work, heading on vacation, going on a date or simply trying to woo your significant other, you could use a fragrance to help you out.
This article covers 36 of the best colognes and perfumes for men that you should buy.
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