Fragrance substances are products that enhance the fragrance of the body in a desirable manner. Fragrances are among the oldest cosmetic products and represent an art form that combines fragrance ingredients with the natural properties of the individual.
Colognes are scented liquid products typically made of alcohol and various fragrant oils.
A Perfume is a product that imparts and diffuses a fragrant odor, especially a volatile liquid distilled from flowers or prepared synthetically. A fragrance mist consists of fine drops of a liquid, such as water, alcohol and perfume, sprayed into the air.
Colognes, Perfumes, and Fragrance Mists contain special ingredients that help to apply and disperse the fragrance ingredients and make sure that they stay on the skin. The safety of Colognes, Perfumes, and Fragrance Mists is established by selection of ingredients that are safe and suitable for this purpose. In addition, Colognes, Perfumes, and Fragrance Mists are assessed for their potential to cause skin or eye irritation
or cause allergic reactions
. Product safety is also ensured through strict adherence to the principles of Quality Assurance and Good Manufacturing Practices. This includes testing the compatibility of the product with packaging as well as shelf-life stability.
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