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)

The Hunger (1983)

The moment in which a movie character opens a bathroom cabinet is always thrilling. I personally get the chills because I know I’m about to see something interesting in it. Sarah Roberts’ cabinet, for example, is a very simple but intriguing one. On the bottom shelf there are a spray bottle of Evian Water and a bottle of Johnson’s Baby Powder. I’m a bit on … Continue reading The Hunger (1983)

Padroni di casa (2012)

There are medicines and beauty products on a tray by Moira’s bed. The white jar with the cap printed in blue letters is Crema Calendula by Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella. This is still on the market, but with a different packaging (tube instead of jar).There’s another white jar: this has the capital “s” engraved on the cap. It’s by Sisley but it’s impossible to … Continue reading Padroni di casa (2012)

Lost in Translation (2003)

There are two Dr. Hauschka products in Charlotte and John’s hotel bedroom. The first can be seen on a table while John is packing his camera and lenses for work. It’s a tube, so it could contain many different creams. I like thinking it’s the rose day cream, which I’ve used for many years and still love.   The second appears on Charlotte’s bedside table: … Continue reading Lost in Translation (2003)