National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

In the second movie of the original trilogy, the Griswolds win a trip to Europe. Before leaving for London, Clark takes a video of his wife Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo) doing a dancing routine. The scene is set in their bathroom, so some beauty products and toiletries can be seen. On the marble counter behind Ellen there’s a pump tube of Colgate toothpaste. There’s also a … Continue reading National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

Leoni al sole (1961)

There’s a quintessentially Italian beauty product on the vanity in Giulia’s bedroom: it’s Acqua distillata alle rose by Roberts, a classic rose water that’s available everywhere in Italy. But there’s another item that has captured my attention: a Guerlain flacon montre. The teal disk tells us it’s Mitsouko. Not your ordinary summer scent, but it’s not surprising: Giulia (Franca Valeri) is a chic/snobbish character, so … Continue reading Leoni al sole (1961)

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Sasha (Ali Wong) and Marcus (Randall Park) are getting ready to attend an event. On the counter there are some travel-size bottles of L’Occitane products: the dark green bottles with pink labels are conditioner and shampoo from the Repairing line, while the third bottle on the right is the bath and shower gel from the Cherry Blossom line. Sasha is applying L’Occitane shea butter intensive … Continue reading Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Wine Country (2019)

Naomi (Maya Rudolf) keeps two Origins products in the bathroom she shares with her friends: both are from the Plantscription line. The tube is the anti-age cleanser; the jar could be many things, because the same container has been used for different creams.There’s also the 2-in-1 toothpaste and mouthwash by Colgate. The two tiny bottles are travel-size products by Hask: the blue-cap one is the … Continue reading Wine Country (2019)

Shopgirl (2005)

Lisa Cramer (Bridgette Wilson-Sampras) works as a sales assistant in the beauty department at Saks. In some scenes of the film she’s literally surrounded by Lancôme products.  In the first image, there’s a factice of Miracle, a creation by Harry Fremont and Alberto Morillas launched in 2000, and two bottles of Trésor body lotion and shower gel. In the second picture there are boxes of Miracle and some skincare … Continue reading Shopgirl (2005)