When Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) first meets her soon-to-be lawyer Nora (Laura Dern), we can see a Diptyque candle on the metal table by the white leather sofa. Too far from us, though, so it's still hard to tell what candle it is. The mystery is solved thanks to a close-up: it's the best-selling Baies, a… Continue reading Marriage Story (2019)
There are two Dr. Hauschka products in Charlotte and John's hotel bedroom. The first can be seen on a table while John is packing his camera and lenses for work. It's a tube, so it could contain many different creams. I like thinking it's the rose day cream, which I've used for many years and… Continue reading Lost in Translation (2003)
Purslane (Scarlett Johansson) is putting on some make-up: she's using MAC Studio Fix powder foundation.
When the Female (Scarlett Johansson) visits a mall, she stops at the Clinique make-up display. She first holds a lipstick, then a Chubby Stick Intense lip colour in a red shade. The display contains Superbalm moisturizing lip glosses and lipstick testers, Quickliner eye pencils and High Impact mascaras. Still at the make-up department, the camera… Continue reading Under the Skin (2013)
A jar of Pond's vanishing cream and two bars of Ivory soap can be seen on Janet Leigh's dressing table.
When Janet Leigh (Scarlett Johansson) meets Alfred Hitchcock to discuss the role of Marion Crane in his upcoming film Psycho (1960), she focuses on the double identity of the character (a Phoenix secretary who steals $40,000 from her employer's client). She introduces this concept through perfumes: Marion is someone who wears an inoffensive cologne like Lenthéric Tweed… Continue reading Hitchcock (2013)
Christian Dior moisturizing cream (old packaging). Picture source.