There are Barbasol shaving cream and two bottles of Old Spice Original cologne in the Carmichaels' bathroom.
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)
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)
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.
There are two Dr. Hauschka pump bottles (one of which is the revitalising day cream) and a bottle of Jo Malone cologne on a dresser in Kathy and Brad's bedroom.
A bottle of Lancôme Lavandes sits in the Chevaliers' bathroom. Created by Armand Petitjean and launched in 1945, it was usually housed in a peculiar long-neck bottle designed by Georges Delhomme (see the advert above). In this case, the bottle is decorated by horizontal fluting; the design of the original label has been changed, but… Continue reading Le bonheur (1965)