Juana (Rossy de Palma) is Kika's maid: she doesn't really take care of her look, so Kika (who's a make-up artist) decides to give her a makeover. The compact face powder she uses is by Cacharel. The scarlet red lipstick she puts on Juana is another product by Cacharel. The lipsticks of this short-lived line… Continue reading Kika (1993)
The nurse (Lupe Barrado) who's taking care of Pablo in the hospital retouches her red manicure with a Christian Dior nail polish.
The retro-style opening credits of the film (designed by Juan Gatti) contain, quite surprisingly, a real advert of a real make-up item. It's the marbled lipstick Glissando, launched in 1964 by the American brand Du Barry. Available in six shades ("from light-struck pinks to muted ambers to rich reds"), it was housed in an elegant… Continue reading Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios (1988)
Lucía (Julieta Serrano) is a woman with a troubled past: abandoned by her husband Iván with a child (Carlos, now grown-up and interpreted by Antonio Banderas), she's spent a long time in a mental institution. Now she's living with her parents, who try to support her and her extravagant looks. In this scene, she's applying… Continue reading Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios (1988)
When María Cardenal (Assumpta Serna) re-applies her lipstick, we can see it falling on her lap. It's Stylo à Levres by Lancôme, a product launched in the late 1970s but still on the market in the following decade.
Lena (Penélope Cruz) keeps a bottle of Lancôme Trésor body lotion on her vanity.
There's Neutrogena hand cream on Mercedes' desk.