Gatsby is a Japanese-based brand that makes hair gels, shave gels, and other men’s grooming products. When I heard about this brand in the past, I always wondered it if was indeed an ode to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel, The Great Gatsby. It turns out that it really is: read the company’s about page to read the full story, but basically, Gatsby’s founder was inspired by the lifestyle of the novel’s title character.
Vaseline is one of the products that was always in my family’s medicine cabinet growing up. It’s extremely oily, so it leaves residue on your skin, on your clothes, and basically on anything that you touch—but I haven’t found anything that’s more effective at sealing in moisture and smoothing dry, flaky skin, without aggravating my eczema. This winter, I owe a big thank you to Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Mini for hydrating my lips.
Legally Blonde was on TV this weekend. I happened to catch the part where Elle visits Brooke in jail and brings her a gift basket that includes the full line of Clinique skincare products. It turns out that Clinique has been quite successful at product placement in movies and television. That comes as no surprise—the brand has highly recognizable packaging, including the signature pale yellow color of its Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion (and Gel), which is the topic of today’s…