Stranger Things S02E09 (The Gate)

Steve Harrington is now the male role model Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) needs in his life. He’s also his style icon, too: he uses the boy’s secret weapon – Fabergé Farrah Fawcett hairspray – to impress the attendees of the Snow Ball at school. Let me be pedantic for a moment here: I don’t think the can Dustin is using is the original one. If you … Continue reading Stranger Things S02E09 (The Gate)

Stranger Things S02E08 (The Mind Flayer)

Billy Hargrove (Dacre Montgomery) is the bad boy par excellence in this season. He hates everybody, is rude to everybody but loves himself. A lot. The glimpse we get of his dressing table reveals interesting products he uses as part of his beauty routine. He uses the same AquaNet hairspray Kali and Dottie use on Eleven in S02E07. He also has a bottle of Breckset … Continue reading Stranger Things S02E08 (The Mind Flayer)

Stranger Things S02E06 (The Spy)

Steve (Joe Keery) and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) are about to fight against an alien creature, but in the meantime they’re chatting about girls and… hair. Steve finally shares the routine behind his lovely hairstyle. The first name he drops is Fabergé Organics, a haircare line on the market in the 1970s and 1980s. He’s consistent, because he uses shampoo and conditioner from the same line. Bomb … Continue reading Stranger Things S02E06 (The Spy)

Stranger Things S02E04 (Will the Wise)

There are several toiletries in Will’s bathroom: among them, an Avon bath oil and a Pond’s cream jar on the window sill. A couple of words on the Avon bottle: it’s impossible to know what Skin So Soft scented oil it contains, because the same bottle was used for different scents (Elusive, Bird of Paradise, To a Wild Rose and more). By the bath there … Continue reading Stranger Things S02E04 (Will the Wise)