Destination Wedding (2018)

Jack (Keanu Reeves) and Lindsay (Winona Ryder) are attending a wedding neither of them is happy to attend, but they find a connection between them. At the ceremony, for example, they comment on the minister, a friend of the newlyweds. Jack asks if he’s wearing make-up and Lindsay confirms it by namechecking one product Levy always uses. It’s the Radiant Creamy concealer by NARS. Continue reading Destination Wedding (2018)

The Neon Demon (2016)

When the main four characters – the make-up artist Ruby (Jena Malone), the models Sarah (Abbey Lee) and Gigi (Bella Heathcote) and the newcomer Jesse (Elle Fanning) – first meet, they have a conversation about lipsticks. Gigi kicks it off by saying she loves the lip colour she’s wearing; Ruby comments on the name of the shade – Redrum [1]. Beauty addicts know this is the … Continue reading The Neon Demon (2016)

I Capture the Castle (2003)

Rose Mortmain (Rose Byrne) complains because her family is poor. She’s hungry and sad, she can barely stand living in their castle. Her wishes include a roast-beef dinner and a make-up item (a Tangee lipstick). Rose is surely referring to Tangee’s “changeable” lipstick, which was first sold in 1922. It was the best-selling lipstick in the United States between the two world wars: it looked … Continue reading I Capture the Castle (2003)