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Old 9th August 2017, 21:05   #751
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Most perfumes I see are EDT, with only exception being Skinn by Titan having EDF.
Any good brands having EDF? Women's perfume are EDF btw, strange.
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Most perfumes I see are EDT, with only exception being Skinn by Titan having EDF.
Any good brands having EDF? Women's perfume are EDF btw, strange.
You mean EDP, right?

There are quite a few men's EDP's but women's usually are more often EDP's.
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I have this one question in my mind running since a few days, is wearing perfumes and colognes "TOXIC". Are the use of perfumes and colognes cause of any type of Cancer ?
If anyone aware of this please answer.
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I have this one question in my mind running since a few days, is wearing perfumes and colognes "TOXIC". Are the use of perfumes and colognes cause of any type of Cancer ?
If anyone aware of this please answer.
I've been using perfumes and stick deos since the last 26 years only on my skin and it doesn't look like I'm going to get cancer anytime soon .
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Most perfumes I see are EDT, with only exception being Skinn by Titan having EDF.
Any good brands having EDF? Women's perfume are EDF btw, strange.
In India the supply of perfumes seems to be very low so typically on online stores their names and details are not properly represented. Typically they are split into 4 categories:
  • EDC - Eau de Cologne which contains 2-5% perfume oil
  • EDT - Eau de Toilette which contains 4-10% perfume oil
  • EDP - Eau de Parfum which contains 8-15% perfume oil
  • Parfum - Also referred to as Extrait which contains 15-25%

EDF could be referring to Eau Fraiche which is the cheapest form as it is only 3% or less perfume oil. I'd say anything lower than EDT is a waste of money especially given our climate conditions.

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I have this one question in my mind running since a few days, is wearing perfumes and colognes "TOXIC". Are the use of perfumes and colognes cause of any type of Cancer ?
If anyone aware of this please answer.
Pure essential oils are the way to go. Perfumes and colognes are synthetic and i would expect them to be detrimental by nature.
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Pure essential oils are the way to go. Perfumes and colognes are synthetic and i would expect them to be detrimental by nature.
When talking about perfumes, the only possible harmful substances in them are phthalates and possibly ingredients that one may be allergic to. Leaving aside allergic reactions (vary from people to people) substances like phthalates are very strictly regulated and mostly banned in the EU. Luckily for us, most of our beloved designer perfumes are European especially from France where the country takes an even stricter approach toward harmful chemicals than the rest of the EU, so one needn't worry. Brands like Yves Saint Laurent, Paco Rabanne, Guerlain, Thierry Mugler, Chanel, Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Hermes, Lacoste etc. all being French, are pretty safe bets.
Also, even if one feels that wearing American branded perfumes is a risk, they should also note that phthalates are present in their shampoos, conditioners, body lotion etc. So it is all relative. Your exposure to harmful substances using perfume, (assuming you use perfumes the proper way) is far less compared to other liquid products that you may use.

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