Category Archives: soaps in movies

The Intern (2015)

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drbronner_lavenderpurecastilesoap_bornunicornjomalone_bodywash_bornunicornThere are many products on a shelf in Jules Ostin’s bathroom. On the far right there’s a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s lavender pure Castile liquid soap. On a white tray there’s a pump bottle of Jo Malone body and hand wash.

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On the same white tray there are some Aesop products. The tall pump bottle could be the Resurrection Aromatique hand wash, the classic conditioner or a body cleanser, while the shorter bottles could be a shampoo or a body cleanser.

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kiehlsoriginalmuskbodywash_bornunicornThe two white tall bottles on the far left are Kiehl’s products. They could be a body wash, a shampoo or a conditioner. The third Kiehl’s bottle is the Original Musk Blend N°1 bath and shower liquid body cleanser.

Thanks to my Instagram friend Mustapha for the Jo Malone body wash id.

Annie Hall (1977)

anniehall_blacksoap_bornunicorn (1)When Annie calls Alvy in the middle of the night and asks him to kill a spider for her, he gets there in no time. There are two spiders in Annie’s bathroom (which he tries to kill) but he finds something else, too: a bar of black soap.

16_woody_allen_diane_keaton_annie_hall_classic_comedy_movieAccording to Erno Laszlo, it was their Sea Mud black soap.

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anniehall_blacksoap_bornunicorn (5)Later in the film, after the couple breaks up, Alvy is clinging to the memory of the black soap so much that he carries it with him. He even shows it to an old lady he meets in the street.

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White Oleander (2002)

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lancome_rougesuperbe_bornunicorn b_002012thebeesoap_gardenersoap_bornunicornClinique Different lipstick and Color Surge Butter Shine lipstick, Lancôme Rouge Superbe lipstick and face moisturizer in Claire Richards’ bathroom.

There’s a bit of mystery around the soap. The Bee Shop produces the Queen Bee Gardener’s honey soap with calendula, which has the same shape of the soap seen in Claire’s bathroom. The hexagon shape is very common among soap makers, though.