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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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Compact Rouge (For Lips & Cheeks) – #03 Island Rose 1.5g/0.05oz by Edward Bess

Compact Rouge (For Lips & Cheeks) – #03 Island Rose 1.5g/0.05oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 1.5g/0.05oz . With an ultra-velvety texture Offers a sheer tint to lips & cheeks for natural looking color Immediately illuminates skin & gives a … Continue reading

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Ultra Luminuous Bronzer – # Desert Sun 8.5g/0.3oz by Edward Bess

Ultra Luminuous Bronzer – # Desert Sun 8.5g/0.3oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 8.5g/0.3oz . A supple & delicate bronzer that sculpts complexion Contains superb-fine powder that imparts sheer radiance to face Encased in a mirrored compact that is convenient … Continue reading

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Luxury Face Brush by Edward Bess

Luxury Face Brush Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s . An expertly crafted face brush Helps sculpt & define facial features Made of hand-shaped natural bristles set in sleek weighted metal Provides an even & precise application SKU: 51558 UPC: 128903000016 … Continue reading

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Ultra Slick Lipstick – # Forbidden Flower 3.6g/0.13oz by Edward Bess

Ultra Slick Lipstick – # Forbidden Flower 3.6g/0.13oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 3.6g/0.13oz . 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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Platinum Concealer – # Ivory Nude 4.3g/0.15oz by Edward Bess

Platinum Concealer – # Ivory Nude 4.3g/0.15oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 4.3g/0.15oz . With a weightless superb-weightless texture Helps cover discolorations & illuminate dark undereye circles Packaged in a smooth twist-up case for accurate application Creates an even flawless … Continue reading

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Ultra Slick Lipstick – # Natural Seduction 3.6g/0.13oz by Edward Bess

Ultra Slick Lipstick – # Natural Seduction 3.6g/0.13oz Manufacturer: Edward Bess Description: Women’s 3.6g/0.13oz . 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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