Otherhood (2019)

      The scene where Carol (Angela Bassett) gets a drastic hair make-over thanks to Erin (Heidi Gardner) takes place at a real NYC’s Lower East Side salon, the Fringe.  So it’s quite obvious to see the salon’s own haircare line (Fringe & Friends, launched in 2007) on display, along with the ubiquitous Mason & Pearson brush. Product picture source. Continue reading Otherhood (2019)

Molly’s Game (2017)

There are many beauty products and make-up items on Molly Bloom’s bathroom counter. Among them (from left to right): Elizabeth Arden refining toner lotion (now discontinued) Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse multi-purpose dry oil A Mason Pearson hair brush Some Chanel nail polishes Chanel fresh body cream Lancôme Tonique Douceur hydrating lotion The Almond & Shea hand care duo by Pecksniffs, which includes a moisturising hand & … Continue reading Molly’s Game (2017)

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)

Stevie Nicks’ Dressing Table

I don’t know when this picture of Stevie Nicks was taken, but I’ve been obsessed with it since I found it online. She’s sitting at a tiled dressing table, where there are three products which have immediately caught my attention. All of them are by Erno Laszlo: a bottle (among meds), a jar and a soap. Impossible to say if the bottle contained a lotion, … Continue reading Stevie Nicks’ Dressing Table

Wendy Whelan’s Dressing Table

This photograph was taken by Henry Leutwyler on October 18th, 2014, in New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan‘s dressing room, after her farewell performance at Lincoln Center. On her dressing table you can see a jar of Ben Nye translucent face powder in Fair, a roll-on bottle of It Stays! body adhesive, a Mason Pearson Junior nylon and bristle hair brush, Neutrogena make-up remover cleansing … Continue reading Wendy Whelan’s Dressing Table