Late Night Feelings (2019)

There are two beauty products by the tub where the singer is taking a bath. The perfume bottle is a factice of Bijan Women eau de toilette, first launched in 1986. As for the second bottle, I’m pretty sure it’s a vintage product by Lanvin. This round bottle with gold stopper usually housed perfumed talcum powder, body lotions and bath gels. I have found no … Continue reading Late Night Feelings (2019)

Dumplin’ (2018)

Rosie Dickson (Jennifer Aniston) is a former beauty queen who’s still in the beauty pageant circuit: she’s a judge at the annual Miss Teen Bluebonnet Pageant. Her looks are extremely important and we can see it from the number of toiletries and beauty products sitting on her dressing table. Her elaborate updo, for example, needs support, and her product of choice is Pantene Pro-V extra … Continue reading Dumplin’ (2018)

Aus dem Nichts (2017)

Nadja has got several toiletries and perfume bottles on her vanity. Some bottles look decorative, but other items are real make-up and personal care products. The plastic tube, for example, is Alessandro Hands!Up lifting hand cream. The round Chanel bottle is the now-discontinued liquid foundation Teint Innocence. The glass spray bottle in the back is L’Occitane Fabulous Oil for body and hair.   Continue reading Aus dem Nichts (2017)

The Hunger (1983)

The moment in which a movie character opens a bathroom cabinet is always thrilling. I personally get the chills because I know I’m about to see something interesting in it. Sarah Roberts’ cabinet, for example, is a very simple but intriguing one. On the bottom shelf there are a spray bottle of Evian Water and a bottle of Johnson’s Baby Powder. I’m a bit on … Continue reading The Hunger (1983)

Carne trémula (1997)

Clara (Angela Molina) is finally leaving her abusive husband Sancho, so she’s quickly packing some toiletries. In her bathroom there are many beauty products. On the glass shelf there are two Shiseido Benefiance products – a toner and a cleansing milk. There’s also L’Oreal Elnett Satin hairspray, which has an important function in this scene. In classic Almodóvar style, Chanel products make their appearance. In … Continue reading Carne trémula (1997)