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Edward Bess Spanish Veil ~ fragrance review

John Singer Sargent El Jaleo

Last week I swooned a bit over La Femme Bohème, one of three new fragrances from high-end cosmetics line Edward Bess; this week I’ve been wearing Spanish Veil. This is another oriental scent, also developed by perfumer Carlos Benaïm, with notes of sandalwood, tonka bean and guaic wood.

Spanish Veil was inspired by inspired by the artifice and mystery of facial veils worn like a “second skin”: “Scents of the outside world are trapped in the starched net, a magnet for the plumes of smoky incense wafting through ancient basilica walls that mix with the smells of savage animal hides in bullfighter rings and clouds of white dust native to the Latin land.” But once we get past that somewhat overwrought prose…

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Edward Bess La Femme Boheme ~ fragrance review

Mrs. Rita de Alba de Acosta Lydig 1913

Has there ever been a fragrance that you’ve just had to smell because of its name? For me, any perfume named La Femme Bohème would have been tempting. The fact that this fragrance is also one of three developed by perfumer Carlos Benaïm for Edward Bess made it irresistible, so off I went to sample it.

Aficionados of luxury cosmetics who happened to be in New York City in 2007 were caught off-guard by Edward Bess’s initial appearance at Bergdorf Goodman. He seemed impossibly young as the founder of a cosmetics line, but there he was, debuting his first collection…

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Edward Bess + Colette In A Scent ~ new fragrance

Edward Bess + Colette In A Scent

Cosmetics and skincare line Edward Bess has launched In A Scent, a new fragrance for the Paris boutique Colette…

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Edward Bess La Femme Boheme, Genre & Spanish Veil ~ new fragrances

Edward Bess La Femme Bohème, Genre and Spanish Veil

Cosmetics and skincare line Edward Bess has launched a new trio of perfumes developed in collaboration with perfumer Carlos Benaïm: La Femme Bohème, Genre and Spanish Veil…

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All Over Seduction (Cream Highlighter) – # Afterglow 2.2g/0.08oz by Edward Bess

All Over Seduction (Cream Highlighter) – # Afterglow 2.2g/0.08oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 2.2g/0.08oz . With an airy non-greasy & creamy texture that blends easily onto skin Immediately highlights eyes cheeks & lips from within Offers sheer natural color … Continue reading

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Ultra Slick Lipstick – # Forever Yours 4g/0.14oz by Edward Bess

Ultra Slick Lipstick – # Forever Yours 4g/0.14oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 4g/0.14oz . With a creamy texture that glides on effortlessly Offers seductive & luminous color Imparts intense moisture to lips Creates an ultra-sleek perfectly-shaped pout Long wearing … Continue reading

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Bess Lash Mascara – #01 Deep Black 10.9ml/0.42oz by Edward Bess

Bess Lash Mascara – #01 Deep Black 10.9ml/0.42oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 10.9ml/0.42oz . Boasts a lightweight quick-drying & smudge-proof formula Features a designer brush that coats each lash from base to tip Adds intense volume to lashes without … Continue reading

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Sheer Satin Cream Compact Foundation – #01 Light 5g/0.17oz by Edward Bess

Sheer Satin Cream Compact Foundation – #01 Light 5g/0.17oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 5g/0.17oz . An ultra-airy oil-free foundation Features a special cream-to-powder texture Offers sheer to medium coverage Creates a smooth luminous & perfect complexion that lasts throughout … Continue reading

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Deep Shine Lip Gloss – # Dark Blossom 4.4g/0.16oz by Edward Bess

Deep Shine Lip Gloss – # Dark Blossom 4.4g/0.16oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 4.4g/0.16oz . Offers vibrant glamorous color Adds exceptional luster & moisture to lips Provides an exclusive treatment that shields lips Creates a full satiny & seductive … Continue reading

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Sheer Satin Cream Compact Foundation – #02 Bare 5g/0.17oz by Edward Bess

Sheer Satin Cream Compact Foundation – #02 Bare 5g/0.17oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 5g/0.17oz . An ultra-airy oil-free foundation Features a special cream-to-powder texture Offers sheer to medium coverage Creates a smooth luminous & perfect complexion that lasts throughout … Continue reading

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