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)