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April 27, 2015

California Beauty: Jaboneria Marianella

Photo courtesy of Jaboneria Marianella

Editors' Notes

"Almendra" Rejuvenating Bath and Shower Gel

Editors' Notes

"Aura Elena" Rejuvenating Bath and Shower Gel

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"Tintarella di Luna" Rejuvenating Bath and Shower Gel

Eight years ago, Marianella Febres-Cordero concocted a special gift for her son, David’s birthday: a bar of soap. It was that same item that prompted the inception of mother-and-son-owned luxury bath and body products company, Jaboneria Marianella. “The essence was made up with a potpourri of relevant aromas from his childhood,” says the Venezula-born president and co-founder. “He loved it, and that motivated us to start the company. Today, that soap is our fragrance called Dama de la Noche.”

The line—replete with goods such as shower gel, lip butter, hand wash, hand cream, antioxidant body milk, and soap—is delicately made free of parabens, synthetic dyes, and sodium lauryl sulfate. The company’s four new fragrances (now available for purchase online and at Space.NK.apothecary) range from Dama De La Noche with crisp wisteria, jasmine, and gardenia, to Almendra with woodsy hints of sandalwood, smoky almond. coconut, California fig, white tea, and ginger. “As a family-owned and operated company, we are devoted to creating a beautiful experience, with inspired fragrances that awaken the senses and natural elements that are wonderfully beneficial to your skin,” adds Febres-Cordero.

But, she also explains that each fragrance has a backstory. “The essences are inspired by my memories of people, places and things,” she adds. “Aura Elena, is the soap I made thinking of my mother, and it has been our best seller. It has all the key elements that could best describe her. The coconut note is a reminder of a Venezuelan coconut drink my mother and I enjoy, the mulberry is a sweet scent which represents her disposition in her old age, and Oak moss because she is an earthy sort of person. I think the great success of this soap is all of the daughter’s love I put into it.”

By Jennie Nunn

Pictured: Marianella Febres-Cordero and son David Foote
Photo courtesy of Jaboneria Marianella

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