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… Continue reading Big Little Lies S02E06 (The Bad Mother)
One of the opening scenes is set in the protagonist's bathroom. He's standing alone in front of the mirror, but he's looking at the other side of the counter, where many beauty products are. A close-up on this side shows us that it used to be Helen's, his dead wife. In the central part of… Continue reading John Wick (2014)
Ruth spills the content of her bag on a coffee table, because she wants to make PJ up. She uses one cosmetic in particular - the NARS lipstick. The sticker bearing the name of the shade on the bottom of the lipstick tube is hard to read, but it's not difficult to guess it. In… Continue reading Holy Smoke (1999)
Sophie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and Annabelle (Jane Adams) are getting ready for their theatre performance. Sophie is using Urban Decay Naked Basics palette for her eye make-up. Annabelle is not doing her make-up but there are a NARS lipstick and L.A. Looks Mega Mega hairspray on her dressing table. NARS picture source.
The American actress and singer Lena Hall published this picture on her Instagram account. She was dressed as Yitzhak, one of the protagonists of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. She had this role in the musical’s revival on Broadway, thanks to which she won a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 2014. In… Continue reading Lena Hall’s Dressing Room
A reader of this blog has recently asked me to write something about Elizabeth Taylor's dressing table, as shown in a gorgeous photospread which appeared in the July 2011 issue of Architectural Digest. The American actress opened the doors of her Bel Air estate - a four-bedroom house on a wooded property - which she… Continue reading Elizabeth Taylor’s Dressing Table
NARS lipstick on Miranda’s wash-basin.
Sofia Coppola’s bathroom cabinet. I spy Caudalie, Kerastase, Dr. Hauschka, Valmont, Clarins, Mario Badescu, Bumble and Bumble, Joëlle Ciocco and Biologique Recherche products, plus NARS lipsticks, Diptyque Olene, Robert Piguet Fracas and Marc Jacobs perfume.
Pamela Swynford De Beaufort (Kristen Bauer Van Straten) wearing a NARS lipstick.
Prada Eau de Parfum Deluxe, NARS lipsticks and blushes, Tarte cheek stains, Dior lip glosses, BeneFit Dandelion blush. Thanks to Larissa for the BeneFit blush id.