Natural attar is a type of fragrance made from steam distillation or hydro-distillation of natural ingredients such as flowers, spices, and herbs. It is known for its high concentration of natural essential oils, which gives it a strong, long-lasting fragrance. Attars are considered a traditional form of fragrance and are used in perfumery, aromatherapy, and personal grooming. They are made through a slow and labor-intensive process, which makes them more expensive compared to other types of fragrances. Natural attars are known for their subtle, complex scents and are often preferred by those who seek a more natural and authentic fragrance experience.
Perfume is a fragrant liquid that is used to scent the body or clothing. It is created by mixing fragrance oils and alcohol. Perfumes are used to enhance personal grooming, to mask body odor, and to provide a pleasant scent. Perfumes can be found in a variety of forms including sprays, roll-ons, and solid perfumes. They come in a wide range of scents, including floral, citrus, woody, oriental, and musky. The strength of a perfume's scent can range from light to strong and can be influenced by factors such as the wearer's skin type and the concentration of fragrance oils in the perfume. The use of synthetic ingredients in perfumes makes them more affordable compared to natural attars, but also means that their scents may not be as long-lasting.
Attars and perfumes are both fragrances, but they differ in their composition and production methods:
Composition: Attars are made from natural ingredients such as flowers, spices, and herbs, while perfumes contain a mixture of natural and synthetic ingredients.
Production method: Attars are made through steam distillation or hydro-distillation of natural ingredients, while perfumes are created by mixing fragrance oils and alcohol.
Scent longevity: Attars have a longer lasting fragrance due to their high concentration of natural essential oils, while perfumes have a more short-lived fragrance.
Price: Attars are generally more expensive due to the time-consuming and traditional production process, while perfumes are more affordable due to the use of synthetic ingredients.
Environmental impact: Attars have a lower environmental impact as they are made from natural ingredients, while perfumes may contain chemicals that are harmful to the environment.
Here is top 5 Attar from our collection:
Al Oudh Attar: a blend of Agarwood, Saffron, Sandal, and Rose in a Sandal base
Dunhill Attar : A fresh fragrance with base notes of lemon, bergamot, and Vetiver ( khus ) blended in sandalwood oil
Dreams Attar : It’s a woody Aromatic fragrance
Al Habib Attar : It’s a blend Of Musk and Lemon grass oil. It is a more male-oriented fragrance and is similar to cologne or aftershave. It’s a very lemonish and fresh fragrance, commonly used in summer to beat the heat and the sweat. This is a more traditional Indian fragrance, that the kings of India in the 16th century used to wear.
Pure moments Attar : A floral Blend Of Neroli, orange, ylang ylang ROSE MUSK: A soft blend of rose And white musk