Carne trémula (1997)

Clara (Angela Molina) is finally leaving her abusive husband Sancho, so she’s quickly packing some toiletries. In her bathroom there are many beauty products. On the glass shelf there are two Shiseido Benefiance products – a toner and a cleansing milk. There’s also L’Oreal Elnett Satin hairspray, which has an important function in this scene. In classic Almodóvar style, Chanel products make their appearance. In … Continue reading Carne trémula (1997)

Carne trémula (1997)

Helena (Francesca Neri) is soaking in the tub after having sex with her husband David. Behind her we can see a Chanel bottle, probably containing a bath gel. Next to it, there’s Guerlain Habit Rouge, one of the most famous creations by Jean-Paul Guerlain, launched in 1965. David (Javier Bardem) is bathing in the same tub. Behind him we can see Chanel Coco bath gel … Continue reading Carne trémula (1997)

Kika (1993)

There are three products from the Cacharel LouLou perfume line on Kika’s dressing table: the shortest bottle contains Lait de douceur body lotion, and the tallest one the perfume. The floral can in the middle of the table is the deodorant. No wonder so many products of the same line were selected: this perfume, created by Jean Guichard and launched in 1987, was hugely popular in … Continue reading Kika (1993)

La piel que habito (2011)

Robert gives Vera Chanel skincare and make-up products. She keeps some eye pencils only, which she will use to write on the walls. The skincare products are from the Précision line and include Gel Pureté, Lotion Douceur and Démaquillant Yeux Intense make-up remover. The make-up items are Teint Innocence liquid foundation, Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss in the shade Excés #60 and several lip and eye … Continue reading La piel que habito (2011)