Big Little Lies S02E06 (The Bad Mother)

Celeste (Nicole Kidman) is getting ready to go to court to fight her custody battle. She’s the only character in the show who’s consistently shown while putting make-up on. I think this is not coincidental: since S01 she’s shown as a trophy wife, a beautiful woman whose only task – according to her abusive husband – is staying beautiful and decorative. By showing her often … Continue reading Big Little Lies S02E06 (The Bad Mother)

Big Little Lies S02E01 (What Have They Done?)

Renata Klein (Laura Dern) is being photographed for a Women in Power magazine editorial. She’s posing in her beautiful house and wearing a red lamè dress to show she loves and is proud of her social position. The lipgloss a make-up artist applies on her is from the Enamoured hi-shine gloss lip lacquer line by Marc Jacobs. Continue reading Big Little Lies S02E01 (What Have They Done?)