When Ricky (Antonio Banderas) breaks into Marina's apartment, he follows her around. When they're in the bathroom, he comments it looks like a pharmacy. But the woman doesn't keep medicines only in there: there's also a bottle of Chanel Coco bath gel. Eight years later, this bath gel would appear in Carne trémula.
Marina (Victoria Abril) has a metal shelving unit in her bathroom: on it she keeps toiletries and a box of Balmain Ivoire de Balmain, a green floral chypre perfume created by Francis Camail and Michel Hy and launched in 1980.
On a glass shelf in Marina's bathroom there's a bottle of Rochas Byzance, the oriental fragrance created by Alberto Morillas and Nicolas Mamounas and launched in 1987.
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.… Continue reading 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… Continue reading Carne trémula (1997)
Norma Boss (Cecilia Roth) uses Chanel make-up: in the screencap above, a Rouge Coco lipstick in a pale coral shade. She uses a Chanel compact (a blush or a powder) to check her make-up. Screencap source.
Leo Macías uses Chanel skincare.
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… Continue reading Kika (1993)
Yves Saint Laurent Opium perfume on a table of the dressing room. Screencap source.
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… Continue reading La piel que habito (2011)