FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
Crème de la Crème is a network of cult haute perfumery boutiques in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Riga and Tallinn. The uniqueness of Crème de la Crème is our selected assortment of haute perfumery and the most innovative cosmetics, combined with our attentive and professional service.
We are unique because at Crème de la Crème we can pass on our passion for aesthetics and haute perfumery through our specially selection assortment of the most innovative cosmetics and haute perfumery; our attentive and professional staff will guide you to help you uncover your fragrance.
Haute perfumery refers to/means/comprises masterpieces of perfumery art that are sold only in the most exceptional places of purchase, created by the highest creators by using the highest quality ingredients.
What are the most important facts about perfumery: composition, concentration, and longevity of fragrance?
The composition of liquid fragrance is ethanol, water, and aromatic compounds.
The concentration of fragrance is expressed as the percentage of aromatic compounds — a higher concentration results in a more intense and long-lasting fragrance. / the higher the concentration, the more intense and long-lasting the fragrance.
Eau de Cologne – the freshest fragrance with a concentration of 3-5%. The standard/average/usual longevity of the fragrance is up to 1 hour.
Eau de Toilette – the concentration is 10-15%. The standard longevity of the fragrance is 2–4 hours. / The fragrance will start to wear off after 2-4 hours.
Eau de Parfum – the concentration is 15-20%. The standard longevity of the fragrance is 4-6 hours. This fragrance typically/usually lasts 4-6 hours.
Extrait de Parfum, Pure Parfum, Parfum – the most expressive perfume made of the richest compositions with 20-40% concentration. The standard longevity of the fragrance is 6-8 hours. / You can expect the fragrance to last 6-8 hours.
The longevity of fragrance on the skin is determined not only by the concentration and composition of the fragrance but also individual factors, such as the type of human skin, different ways of applying the fragrance, as well as the wearer’s overall health condition. Due to individual features, fragrances evaporate and stay on each individual’s skin differently. We are all unique, and our individual sense of smell means that we may detect stronger or weaker scents.
Crème de la Crème is an official representative of many haute perfumery brands; therefore, all goods are original and authentic, as they are received directly from the manufacturers or other legitimate, official representatives.
Is it possible to purchase Crème de la Crème gift coupons in the e-shop?
Currently, it is not possible to purchase a gift coupon in the e-shop.
Where can gift coupons be purchased?
Gift coupons can only be purchased in Crème de la Crème boutiques in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Riga and Tallinn.
The gift coupons of Crème de la Crème can only be used in physical Crème de la Crème boutiques. Gift coupons are valid for 3 months from the date of purchase in all Lithuanian boutiques, except for the Vilnius airport boutique/one/store/outlet. Contact information can be found here.
I cannot use a gift coupon due to quarantine. Will the period of validity of the gift coupon be extended?
Yes, it will. When the quarantine time has ended, we kindly advise you to contact the boutique you would like to visit with your request to extend the gift coupon due to COVID-19. You will be asked to provide the number of the gift coupon, the number of the fiscal receipt, the date of purchase, and the value of the gift coupon. Your gift coupon will be extended in proportion to the period of quarantine.
There is no discount system at Crème de la Crème. We don’t operate a discount scheme at Crème de la Crème
High/top quality perfumery and cosmetics products cannot be exchanged. We regret that high quality perfumery and cosmetics products cannot be exchanged. If you have any concerns related to the quality of a product, please inform the Client Service and Consultancy Department by e-mail: email@example.com or phone +370 634 14444