The difference between a
Perfume, an Eau de Parfum (EDP) and an Eau de Toilette (EDT) is the
concentration of the fragrance oil. Perfumes have the highest concentration of
oil, followed by the EDP and thereafter an EDT.
There are no expiration
dates on fragrance products, although recently manufacturers have indicated
approximately 3 to 5 years from the date of production. Others say
approximately 3 years from date of first use. Manufacturers have also indicated
PAO (Period after Opening) on most of their products.
Over time, contact with
air, exposure to sunlight and high temperatures may affect the integrity of a
fragrance. To maximize the shelf life of a fragrance, it is recommended that it
be kept in a cool, dry place and and away from sunlight. Always place the cap
back on the bottle and use the box (if applicable) for additional protective
Top notes provide the
first scent impression of a fragrance once it has been applied to the skin.
They are usually lighter, more volatile aromas that evaporate readily. Their
scent usually lingers for between 5 and 30 minutes.
Heart notes (or middle
notes) make up the body of the blend. They may be evident from the start, but
will usually take 10-30 minutes to fully develop on the skin. They are the
notes that classify the fragrance family (floral, oriental, chypre, etc, see below).
Base Notes are those with
the greatest molecular weight. They last the longest, and are also important as
fixatives, that is, they help slow down the evaporation rates of the lighter
notes, giving the fragrance holding power
Perfume testers are
exactly the same as the original fragrance, only without the fancy retail
packaging. Testers may come with or without a cap and usually come in a variety
of Tester packaging, as originally produced by their manufacturer. Fragrance companies
use testers for the purpose of demonstrating their products and therefore the
quality of the fragrance is equal in all ways to the retail product.
All perfume and cologne
testers are brand new and unused. Take advantage of the considerable savings
for foregoing the fancy box.
Perfumes, colognes or
other beauty products indicated as having Imperfect Packaging are those whose
packaging have become slightly dented, scuffed or worn through shipping and
handling. The perfume or cologne inside is brand new and unused, yet it's
respective packaging is not in it's original retail condition, although not
deemed useless. Imperfect Packaging perfumes are discounted relative to their
"in perfect" retail condition counterpart.
Yes of Course. We have an extensive global and local supplier networks
which ensures our product range is one of the largest. So we might be able to
find what you're looking for, even if it's been discontinued in your country.
If you have ordered an item before but don't see it listed anymore, it is most
likely just sold out. Unfortunately, we are unable to notify individual
customers when stock arrives or when the next shipment is coming in, so please
keep checking the website for the latest stock update.
All our shipments are sent through Australia Post Eparcel service with track and trace service. Transit times are usually between 3-7 business days depending on where you live. To get an estimate on how long your parcel will take to arrive, please see Australiia Post website. We may ship your order from our warehouse in Moorabbin (VIC) 3189 or Silverwater (NSW) 2128.
Express shipping option is also available at an additional cost.
Pick-up option - If you wish to 'Click and Collect' your order from our warehouse in Sydney or Melbourne please give us a call at 1300 225 250 or 0466 225 250 to schedule a pick-up time. As there is no payment facility at the warehouse all orders must be paid online prior to collecting it from the warehouse. Strictly No walk-ins allowed at the warehouse.
Yes, you may request an alternate shipping address in Australia.
However, if you are paying by Paypal, the default billing address becomes your shipping address. Please ensure that the shipping address is right before you confirm the order.
If paying with a credit card , our secure payment gateway
has the technology to assess risk involved with shipping to
an address other than the billing address of the credit card and hence we may have to call you to ensure that all the details are right before we process the order.
Truperfumes.com.au reserves the right to cancel any order where insufficient
information has been provided.
If a package was returned due to an incorrect shipping address
or refused, we reserve the right to refund your payment less a restocking fee.
If you wish to re-ship your order, you will be required to pay an additional
shipping charge, which will be a flat rate of $9.95 Australia wide.
Yes; Orders can be picked up from our warehouse at Silverwater in Sydney OR Moorabbin in Melbourne. Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 1300 225 250 or 0466 225 250 to organise a collection time.
All orders must be paid online prior to contacting us to schedule pickup, as there is no cash or EFTPOS facility at the warehouse.
No walk-ins will be entertained at the warehouse as its not showroom or shop front.
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