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Perfume vs Fragrance

Perfume vs Fragrance
Perfume or Fragrance listed on cosmetic labels indicates a group of aromatic ingredients that can be either natural or synthetic (based on INCI Directory). Manufacturers can then keep their own aromatic and unique formula safe within this definition, saving us labels with a very long list of ingredients. The lack of transparency on which ingredients have been used and if they are truly natural of lab made can be at times deceitful but it is currently legal. At the same time some naturally derived compounds like linalool (found for instance in Lavender) or limonene can be mildly irritant so they must be listed after perfume