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?)

Big Little Lies S01E07 (You Get What You Need)

Renata (Laura Dern) has a stunning display of Lalique perfume bottles in her bathroom. From the top to the bottom shelf, from left to right: 2011 limited edition: Envol bottle 2010 limited edition: Cascade bottle 1999 limited edition: Jour et Nuit bottle 1996 limited edition: Le Nu bottle 2003 limited edition: Papillon bottle 1994 limited edition: Les Muses bottle 2013 limited edition: Libellule bottle 2016 limited edition: Anémone bottle 2006 limited edition: … Continue reading Big Little Lies S01E07 (You Get What You Need)

Big Little Lies S01E07 (You Get What You Need)

Renata Klein (Laura Dern) is getting ready to go to the Audrey Hepburn- and Elvis-themed trivia night fundraiser. There are several Clinique products on her vanity. Interesting to notice, some of them have been discontinued. There are two tubes of Long Last lipstick [1] and one of Different lipstick. Many products with aqua green case are no longer on the market: the City Base powder foundation is among … Continue reading Big Little Lies S01E07 (You Get What You Need)