Eau de cologne

Eau de Cologne

Eau de Cologne, or "Cologne", originated in Cologne, Germany and has become an essential...> read more

Eau de Cologne, or "Cologne", originated in Cologne, Germany and has become an essential part of men's daily grooming routine. It offers a subtle,...> read more

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Eau de Cologne

Discover and get to know the eau de colognes of The Alpha Men. Refreshing colognes from the most beautiful brands from all over the world.

What is cologne?

Eau de Cologne, or "Cologne", originated in Cologne, Germany and has become an essential part of men's daily grooming routine. It offers a subtle, light scent, which is ideal for those who prefer a less dominant scent during the day. With a relatively low concentration of fragrances, cologne is often characterized by its fresh citrus scents, including lime, lemon, bergamot and orange.

The literal meaning of the French term Eau de Cologne is "water from Cologne", a reference to the city where this light fragrance was first created. It was originally conceived as a refreshing scented water that could be sprinkled all over the body.

How to use Eau de Cologne?

Eau de Cologne can be applied liberally to the body. It is ideal to use immediately after showering or bathing, sprinkling or spraying onto the skin to leave a light scent. Thanks to the low concentration of perfume oil, it can be reapplied several times a day.

What is cologne good for?

An eau de cologne is the ultimate refresher with which you can give yourself a boost when you are a bit drowsy, on hot days or after a workout. Tired after a long day? Spritz some cologne over your neck and neck and you'll be awake and focused right away. In addition, it smells delicious of course!

If you want to enjoy a scent longer during the day, you can also opt for one eau de toilette . This product has a slightly higher percentage of fragrances in the mix without being overpowering.

Is eau de cologne perfume?

No, you can't really compare an eau de cologne for men with a eau de parfum . A good quality eau de parfum contains between 10 and 30% perfume (oil) and is therefore much stronger than an eau de cologne. You only have to apply a little bit of an eau de parfum and you will enjoy it for at least 8 hours. An Eau de Cologne is lighter and fresher, but does not linger as long. The choice between the two depends on your personal preference and how you want to wear the fragrance.

Do you want to know more about the differences? Then read our blog: difference between eau de cologne, eau de toilette and an eau de parfum .

Is cologne strong?

In terms of smell, an eau de cologne has an average of up to a maximum of about 6% of fragrance components (perfume) and this means that the scent lingers longer than with an aftershave. By the way, you don't use an eau de cologne as an aftershave, because it can irritate the freshly shaved skin considerably.

Is eau de cologne disinfectant?

Yes! You will be surprised what eau de cologne can do for you. Just ask the older generations in your family. Most grandmothers always had a bottle of eau de cologne on the washbasin.

For example, eau de cologne was used to disinfect wounds, to touch mosquito bites and to kill fungi and bacteria. The alcohol in an eau de cologne therefore has many purposes and it also smells better than iodine or betadine!

Order eau de cologne

If you are looking for a good cologne, then The Alpha Men is the right place for you. We have a large selection of colognes with ample stock. If you order before 21:00 on working days, we will ship the eau de cologne to you the same day.


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