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)

Gloria Bell (2018)

While Gloria (Julianne Moore) is doing the laundry in the washbasin, we can see some products she has in her bathroom. There’s the facial massager Foreo Luna Mini 2 in Mint. There are also three haircare products by Hask. The tall peach spray can is Monoi Coconut dry shampoo. There’s Keratin Protein flash blow-dry spray. And Hawaiian Sea Salt Makin’ Waves texture spray. Continue reading Gloria Bell (2018)

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)

La donna della domenica (1975)

While Anna Carla (Jacqueline Bisset) is having her hair done, we can see a box of Keramine H hair treatment vials on the mirror shelf in front of her. This is a quintessentially Italian product which I’ve seen since forever in supermarkets and hairdresser’s. The woman’s hairdresser is Gil Cagné, a make-up artist who worked with celebrities like Lana Turner, Ava Gardner, Virna Lisi, Bette Davis and Liza Minnelli, … Continue reading La donna della domenica (1975)