Which kind of perfumes are long-lasting?
Long-lasting perfumes are made by mixing essential oils and solvents. Perfumes are not always made of pure essential oils. A few of them are made by mixing alcohol in them. Fragrances mixed with alcohol tend to lead to skin dryness and damage to the natural skin barrier. Hence using scents made of natural essential oils is advised instead of alcohol-based perfumes.
How are Attars made?
Attar is an essential oil derived from the steam distillation of plant material and the word originates from the Latin name for flowers which was adopted by Arabic and Persian scientists to describe flower-scented oils.
How are cold and warm attars different?
Cool ones are made up of rose, jasmine, etc which are perceived to cool the body when applied. They are used during the summer. On the other hand, warm ones are made up of Amber, Kesar, etc which is believed to increase the body temperature be used in winters.