American Horror Story S08E06 (Return to Murder House)

Constance Langdon (Jessica Lange) is a character from Season 1 whose return in Season 8 has been much awaited and anticipated. She was “born to be a mother”, as shown by her decision to commit suicide in the Murder House, so as to spend eternity with her beloved children (who already live in the house). She gives lots of importance to appearances and to her … Continue reading American Horror Story S08E06 (Return to Murder House)

American Horror Story S04E06 (Bullseye)

When Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange) announces she will move to Hollywood for a fresh start, her “freaks” give her a precious gift: a set of Westmores of Hollywood beauty products. The set is made of three golden bottles and a round box. The gold bottle on the left surely contains body powder, while the box contains face powder. The three bottles look like factices, while … Continue reading American Horror Story S04E06 (Bullseye)

American Horror Story S08E01 (The End)

The episode opens with an ordinary scene: the heiress Coco St. Pierre Vanderbilt (Leslie Grossman) is getting a haircut. She wants to become an Instagram influencer: she has no intention to “show her full ass crack” so her hairstyle “has to be on point.” Her hair stylist is Mr. Gallant (Evan Peters), who comes from a rich family just like Coco but, unlike her, has … Continue reading American Horror Story S08E01 (The End)

American Horror Story S07E11 (Great Again)

Ally Mayfair-Richards (Sarah Paulson) has gone through hell to save herself and her son from the white suprematist craze gripping U.S.A. Now she’s a senator, but her project to assert women’s power is not over. In the very last scene of the episode she’s getting ready to go out: the gold brush she uses to retouch her make-up is the rouge brush by BĂ©same Cosmetics. … Continue reading American Horror Story S07E11 (Great Again)

American Horror Story S07E06 (Mid-Western Assassin)

When Ally takes Meadow (Leslie Grossman) to the Butchery on Main restaurant, the latter finally discloses the whole cult plot. Before starting the conversation, she takes a candle in a decorative tin from a table display and puts it in her bag. It’s the Persimmon & Copal candle from the Japonica collection by Voluspa. The displays includes candles (boxed and unboxed) from the Maison Noir collection … Continue reading American Horror Story S07E06 (Mid-Western Assassin)

American Horror Story S07E05 (Holes)

Ally’s horrific “scratch and pierce” dream is set in her bathroom, so we get to see some of the products she uses. The pink bottle contains Victoria’s Secret Jeweled Citrus body mist (now discontinued). In the clear make-up tray I can see Clinique Almost lipstick in Black Honey and another discontinued item: a MAC lipstick in a silver bullet. The Canadian brand used this packaging … Continue reading American Horror Story S07E05 (Holes)