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Sample of La Belle Hélène

$15.00 USD

(2ml eau de parfum natural spray)

In the beginning there was a pear chord. In addition of this fresh, transparent and delicious note, some osmanthus was added reinforcing the fruity and floral facet. The contrast is even greater when myrrh and vetiver enter in action giving greater perspective to the composition. These two ingredients provide a beautiful woodwork to the rest of the composition holding the light and mouth watering head. The chocolaty patchouli, dry, earthy and almost powdery makes an obvious reference to the dessert “Belle Hélène”. A delicious pear chocolate accord to be served on warm skin.

  • Head notes: pear, aldehydes, tangerine, lime flower
  • Heart notes: Bulgarian rose, osmanthus, mimosa, ylang-ylang, hawthorn, mirabelle
  • Base notes: myrrh, iris, vetiver, patchouli, cedarwood, oak moss, musk, sandalwood, liquorice

Bertrand Duchaufour is a French perfumer trained in Grasse at Florasynth. He is the in house perfumer of l’Artisan Parfumeur since 2008. He defines himself as a free thinker and signs fragrances for Givenchy, Dior, Lalique, Penhaligon’s and Amouage. For MDCI he signs the delicious Belle Hélène and Chypre Palatin.

Title: Sample - 2ml vial

Pickup available at 242 Mulberry Street

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Title: Sample - 2ml vial

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Returns and exchanges are accepted within 10 days of purchase date, although we reserve the right to make exceptions on a case-by-case basis. To be eligible for a return, the merchandise must be unopened, unused and in the same condition that you received it (unbroken cellophane wrapping) and accompanied by the original Osswald sales receipt. Furthermore OSSWALDNYC.COM cannot be held responsible for any claims after 10 days of purchase. Returns can be made in-store or shipped back to Osswald; for the latter, please contact info@osswaldnyc.com for return shipping label or mail to:

Osswald NYC
242 Mulberry Street
New York, NY, 10012

Additional non-returnable items:

  • Gift cards
  • Samples
  • Sale / Clearance
  • Promotional Discounted Items

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item and e-mail a digital store credit or refund based on your preference. 

You will be responsible for paying for shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping label will be deducted from your refund.

Please pack/return the item carefully so it is not damaged upon its return.

We replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at info@osswaldnyc.com and we will send you a complimentary shipping label. Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.

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If you cancel your order BEFORE it has been shipped, you will be assessed a 5% cancellation fee before credit is issued.

If you cancel your order AFTER it has been shipped, please follow our Return Policies & Procedures. The cancellation will have to be treated as a Return with all applicable fees.

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