fun facts about perfume

Ten Fun Facts about Perfume

Perfume has been used throughout history for a variety of purposes.


The ancient Egyptians used it for ritualistic purposes and as a means of communication with the gods. The ancient Greeks and Romans used it as a form of medicine. In the Middle Ages, it was used to mask the smells of the bodies and food.

Today, perfume is primarily used for the purpose of providing pleasure. It is used to make the wearer feel more attractive and to create a pleasant smelling environment.

There are a number of different kinds of perfume. Eau de parfum is the most concentrated form of perfume and contains 15-20% fragrance oil. Eau de toilette is a lighter form of perfume and contains 5-15% fragrance oil. Eau de cologne is the lightest form of perfume and contains 2-5% fragrance oil.


Here are ten fun facts about perfume:


1. The word perfume comes from the Latin word “per fumum” which means “through smoke”.

2. The first recorded use of perfume was by the ancient Egyptians who used it for ritualistic purposes.

3. The first modern perfume was created in 1370 by Queen Elizabeth I of England.

4. Perfume was originally used for religious purposes, as a way to mask the smell of incense and other unpleasant smells.

5. The world’s most expensive perfume is “Clive Christian No. 1” which costs $215,000 per bottle.

6. The largest perfume bottle in the world is the “Map of the World” which was created by Harrod’s in London and weighs 22 pounds.

7. The world’s smallest perfume bottle is the “12.5 Micron” which was created by Swarovski and is only 0.49 inches tall.

8. The most popular perfume in the world is “Chanel No. 5” which was created by Ernest Beaux in 1921.

9. In ancient times, people believed that wearing perfume would prevent them from catching diseases.

10. The oldest known recipe for perfume dates back to the 4th century AD and was for a rose-scented perfume.

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