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I May Destroy You S01E12 (Ego Death)

One of the first places we are introduced to in this show is Ego Death, a London bar with a prophetical name. It’s the place where the protagonist, Arabella, and her best friend Terry (Weruche Opia) often return to in an attempt to exorcise it as a negative symbol and find closure to the traumatic event the show opens with.

In this scene, Terry is retouching her make-up by applying a MAC lipstick in a nude shade.

Joker (2019)


macrubywoolipstick_bornunicornThere’s a MAC red lipstick in the dressing room where Arthur (Joaquin Phoenix) sits while waiting to perform at the Live! With Murray Franklin. I guess he used the same lipstick to write “Put on a happy face” on the mirror.

Seeing this lipstick here is not a surprise, because MAC was the brand of choice of the movie’s make-up artist, Nicki Ledermann, who used Chromacakes to create the protagonist’s clown looks.

Freak Show (2017)

freakshow_bornunicorn (1)Billy Bloom’s vanity is pretty busy with cosmetics and accessories. In the screencap above, the face powder situation is out of control: it’s basically everywhere on the table.

velourlashes_bornunicornThe center-stage position goes to a pink box contaning Velour lashes.


milanilipstick_bornunicorn.jpgThere are also a MAC hot pink lipstick and a Milani pink lipstick.

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lorealvisibleliftblush_bornunicornThe round compact on the upper left is L’Oreal Visible Lift blush.


mac_singleeyeshadow_bornunicornOn the table there are some MAC Pro palette refill pans in their black envelopes and a single eyeshadow.

avonmesmerize_bornunicorn.jpgThe perfume in the blue bottle is Avon Mesmerize For Her, a woody aromatic fragrance launched in 1992. Billy uses it all through the film.