There's a body lotion tube on Grace's bedside table: it's from the Green Tea line by The Healing Garden.
After a night of partying and reminiscing, Cecile (Jean Seberg) finally returns home, removes the elegant Givenchy dress she's worn so far and puts her make-up off. To do so, she uses a traditional product like Pond's cold cream. In front of her there are several beauty products, but the most intriguing object is the… Continue reading Bonjour Tristesse (1958)
I've been curating this project for more than 10 years now. I've covered hundreds of films, thousands of products, but believe me when I say that I still get excited when unexpected gems hide in films that are part of our collective imagery. Take Scarface, for example: the epic crime tale of the rise and… Continue reading Scarface (1983)
There's a box of Coty Airspun loose face powder and a can of Aquanet all-purpose hairspray on the floor in Nancy's bedroom.
While wandering through the corridors of her hotel, Maggie Cheung - in Irma Vep black latex attire - enters a room where a semi-naked woman (interpreted by Arsinée Khanjian, credited as l'américaine) is talking on the phone. Maggie goes into her bathroom and steals a necklace. On the marble counter there are some beauty products,… Continue reading Irma Vep (1996)
Ashley Kane starts painting her nails; later, she pours some polish on her hand and rubs it in. The polish is a sheer pink shade by OPI.
Tish (Kiki Layne) works as sales assistant at a department store. The counter she works at displays the name of a Parisian perfume brand, Deux Soeurs (Two Sisters in English). Unfortunately, it's a fictitious name for a brand that doesn't exist in real life.