There are several toiletries in Clara’s bathroom.
The pink plastic bottle on the left is Clairol condition shampoo.
Next to it, a snail-shaped perfume bottle by Avon. It’s unclear what scent it contained, because this bottle was used to house several fragrances – Charisma, Brocade and Régence, among the others.
Thanks to my friend Jennifer for the picture and Avon id.
On a small table in Jules and Rue’s fantasy apartment (previously seen in Rue’s special episode) there are two Lush products.
The clear jar contains Conga hot pink shower jelly.
The black jar contains Ocean Salt face and body scrub.
Dior Eau Sauvage can be seen on Amanda’s dressing table.
In the screencap above there are two haircare products by Motions. The one in the glass bottle is Heat Styler, while the one in the jar is the pre-wash detangling butter.
Screencap and id source, image source.
There are some skincare items on Madame Portefeux’s bedside table.
The white pump bottle is Avène Sérénage nutri-redensifying day cream.
The glass bottle is another French product – Rene Furterer 5 Sens enhancing dry oil.
Just before attending the wedding of Colette’s daughter, Patience (Isabelle Huppert) checks her make-up on the mirror of Givenchy Prisme Visage compact.
There’s a milky glass jar of Pond’s cold cream on Bree’s bedside table.
Some years ago I read on a perfume forum an interesting fact about the scene above, featuring Shirley MacLaine sitting at her vanity: a bottle of Guerlain Mitsouko appeared in it. I had never watched this film before, so I couldn’t tell if the rumour was true. Now I can tell that it’s not!
No Mitsouko in sight but a floral box with rounded edges, containing Madame Rochas by Rochas! Too bad the box doesn’t reveal its content.
I love this choice. The name of the perfume echoes the title of the film; plus the white floral fragrance (created by Guy Robert and launched in 1960) suits the flamboyant yet melancholic protagonist.
Davis has a very busy working life and a very strict daily routine which includes beauty treatments. So it’s not surprising to see many toiletries in his bathroom. D. R. Harris Arlington mahogany shaving bowl is one of them.
On the washbasin counter there are more beauty items:
Sensodyne Original Flavor toothpaste
Tweezerman slanted tweezers in Midnight Sky Black
Pecksniff’s Almond & Shea moisturising hand and body lotion and nourishing hand wash in a metal rack
Baxter of California invigorating body wash in Flora and Cassis
Lena (Penélope Cruz) is a broken woman: trapped in an unhappy marriage, she desperately longs for freedom and real love. She lives in a luscious house, she’s always dressed elegantly, she’s surrounded by expensive objects, but all this rarely gives her joy.
Perfumes and beauty products follow her in many scenes, as if they were heavy trappings of a fake identity. The triangle-shaped bottle of Lancôme Trésor body lotion makes its appearance for the third time, so now I guess it’s safe to say that this is her signature scent. It’s an unusual choice, because I would see Lena wearing something more peculiar, with more personality, so I guess this is another way to force her into a role she doesn’t feel comfortable with.
In her bathroom there is also Givenchy Ysatis, a floral chypre fragrance created by Dominique Ropion in 1984.
Last, there’s L’Occitane Eau d’Iparie, an oriental woody fragrance launched in 2005.