I Always Enjoy Christmas At Home…Merry Christmas

Last night I saw Santa Claus sneaking in with his gifts 
All of my gifts wrap

Merry Christmas, enjoying my mango mimosa

Just finishing opening all my gifts
Time for a refresher 
Baking my signature Christmas breakfast; Cranberry muffins

Santa Claus was working hard or was it to much mango mimosa
Enjoying the snow while the babies go for a walk

Lunch time…gumbo

Snack time 
ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS
Danbury Connecticut Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Hutton, Kerry Washington, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Michelle Williams, Julianne Nicholson, Jordin Sparks, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Robert Redford, TV Personality Free, and Reshma Shetty. Brandy recently worked on The View, MTV 10 On Top,  Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Mob Wives Ramona Rizzo, Project Runway 2012, Project Runway All-Stars Season 2, Lifetime “Project Runway” Promo Photo shoot,  E News,  MTV TV Show Hip Hop Pov, Ralph Lauren and Victoria Secret New Angel Cris Urena, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine June 2012 issue, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weekend 2012, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Keva J Swimwear Look Book, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, New York Fashion Week, Sundance Film Festival 2012, VH-1 Divas, Real Simple Magazine Holiday Pop Up Store in Bryant Park, GLAMOUR Magazine #WOTY, OPRAH O YOU, L’OREAL Paris, Project Runway 2011 Finale, VOGUE TV, Sperry Top-Sider, Burberry Beauty, International Latino Film Festival, Essence Music Festival, New York Post and more. Keep up with Brandy by reading her personal blog “Inside the Life of a Makeup Artist” or follow her glamxurious tweets.
Brandy is now represented by:
Ahshia Berry/Business Development Director/Publicist
Zapatero Bucaram Public Relations
281-509-2944(Direct)
ahshia@zapaterobucaram.com
@AhshiaB
@ZBpr

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On Set, Makeup Ready, Now What

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Now that makeup has been airbrushed on with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics the model is waiting for hair. As she’s wait patiently for hair I’m cleaning my tools so I can be ready for makeup look 2. The first look is all about the bright yummy pink lips from OCC. It’s a new lip tar call Yaoi, an obnoxious true fuchsia metallic shade. On her eyes, I sprayed her with OCC loose colour pigment in Clove, a champagne shimmer. The model was channeling the iconic and fabulous music artist Jody Watley from the 80’s with her beautiful head of natural hair. So I gave the model a very strong dark brows that Jody use to rock back in the days.  I was out of my favorite Urban Decay lashes in Black Velvet so I used the Baby Doll strip lashes on her. The rest of her face is all about strong highlighting & contouring. Once hair is done, I’ll probably tweak her makeup a little more. For now it’s all about GLAMXURIOUS!!!!

ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS
Danbury Connecticut Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Hutton, Kerry Washington, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Michelle Williams, Julianne Nicholson, Jordin Sparks, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Robert Redford, TV Personality Free, and Reshma Shetty. Brandy recently worked on The View, MTV 10 On Top,  Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Mob Wives Ramona Rizzo, Project Runway 2012, Project Runway All-Stars Season 2, Lifetime “Project Runway” Promo Photo shoot,  E News,  MTV TV Show Hip Hop Pov, Ralph Lauren and Victoria Secret New Angel Cris Urena, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine June 2012 issue, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weekend 2012, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Keva J Swimwear Look Book, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, New York Fashion Week, Sundance Film Festival 2012, VH-1 Divas, Real Simple Magazine Holiday Pop Up Store in Bryant Park, GLAMOUR Magazine #WOTY, OPRAH O YOU, L’OREAL Paris, Project Runway 2011 Finale, VOGUE TV, Sperry Top-Sider, Burberry Beauty, International Latino Film Festival, Essence Music Festival, New York Post and more. Keep up with Brandy by reading her personal blog “Inside the Life of a Makeup Artist” or follow her glamxurious tweets.

Brandy is now represented by:
Ahshia Berry/Business Development Director/Publicist
Zapatero Bucaram Public Relations
281-509-2944(Direct)
ahshia@zapaterobucaram.com
http://www.zapaterobucaram.com
@AhshiaB
@ZBpr

Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Glam The Ladies On The View

As everyone know Sherri Shepherd is a wig lover and finally she shared her love with The View audience and fans. I was honor to work on the models some months back when she launched her collection with Tabitha Coffey and Daisy Fuentes for LUXHAIR.

Sherri collection consist of 11 synthetic styles in different length and shades. She has short styles for conservative woman and long flirty curls for the siren. I had the pleasure of being asked to key the segment for the 5 models. I brought in my bestie Tiffany to assist me with executing the looks. Because it is a daytime talk show I wanted the ladies to look naturally pretty and not to over the top with makeup. Can you believe I didn’t use eye lashes and/ or strips. I wanted the ladies makeup to look polish like The View target audience. 
My makeup of choice was 99.5 % from L’OREAL Paris USA. I used between the True Match & True Match Lumi Foundation. I did slightly dust them with Make Up For Ever HD powder. On the eyes I used a mix of HIP eye shadows & Infallible 24hr eyes shadow and eye liner. I lightly dust their cheeks with Stila cosmetics custom color blush and L’OREAL Paris True Match Powder Blush. On the lips I opt for L’OREAL Paris Colour Riche lipsticks and leGloss. So who said beauty has to be so expensive.
Here are fun backstage pictures of me getting some of the models makeup for TV and the actually video of Sherri Wig Line. 
Connecticut Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis getting New York model Ashley makeup ready for The View

I gave New York model Shida a sexy red lip
ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS

Connecticut Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy is a hidden gem makeup artist in New York, who recently partnered with Erno Laszlo Institute. She recently did makeup for: Hillary Clinton, Ralph Lauren Fragrances for Esquire Mexico October 2013 issue, Polo Player Nacho Figueras. Brandy has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Hutton, Queen Latifah, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, 2x Olympic champion Gymnst Aly Raisman, Jordin Sparks, Ellie Goulding, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Alysia Reiner, Chiqui Delgado, Robert Redford, Brad Goreski, Ne-Yo, Fall Out Boy, Pete Wentz, Phillip Phillips, 2 Chainz. Brandy also created looks for Theodora & Callum summer & fall makeup look for their upcoming video shoot, and created makeup looks for Donna Karan Resort 2014 Collection during market week. Brandy recently worked on The View, MTV 10 On Top, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Mob Wives Ramona Rizzo, Project Runway, Project Runway All-Stars Season 2, Lifetime “Project Runway” Promo Photo shoot, E News, MTV TV Show Hip Hop Pov, Ralph Lauren and Victoria Secret New Angel Cris Urena, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weeken, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Keva J Swimwear Look Book, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, New York Fashion Week, Sundance Film Festival, VH-1 Divas, Real Simple Magazine Holiday Pop Up Store in Bryant Park, GLAMOUR Magazine #WOTY, OPRAH O YOU, L’OREAL Paris, Project Runway Finale, VOGUE TV, Sperry Top-Sider, Burberry Beauty, International Latino Film Festival, Essence Music Festival, New York Post and more. Brandy is a L’OREAL Paris Makeup Artist and the Beauty Editor for Caribbean Posh magazine. Brandy is also a high demand bridal makeup artist in Connecticut, bridal makeup artist in New York, and a bridal makeup artist in New Orleans. She had been hire to do bridal makeup at many destinations weddings in Jamaica at Half Moon resort.

What Do You Get A Beauty Makeup Lover For Christmas

What do you get the beauty girl who craves makeup for Christmas? With endless makeup brands and holiday box sets, the decision can be mind-blowing. No worries, I am here to help you find that makeup gift that will satisfy any makeup lover. Recently, I was at Sephora at the Danbury Fair Mall in Danbury, Connecticut and I came across the most creative gift that made me stop in my heels. LORAC cosmetics will save many husbands, fathers, mothers, and co-workers this year by putting together this yummy exclusive holiday gift set.

LORAC’s Eye Candy Full Face Collection offers six palettes of gorgeous colors that will have your special girl mesmerized. The lavish gold box is wrapped perfectly  in a chocolate ribbon with six faux chocolate bar palettes consisting of four must have beautiful eye shadow palettes, one cream eye liner palette and one delicious cheek & lip tint palette. The sweet assortment of luxurious bars has colors that will actually look amazing on all women. The bars are also perfectly sized for any girl or lady to place in a clutch and / or handbag.
So if you want to score brownie points be sure to have this gift set under your sweetie’s tree.
This set contains:
– 4 x 0.68 oz Eye Shadow Palette in Ooh La La Vanilla (Nude Eye Shadow Palette), Caramel Love Affair (Golden Eye Shadow Palette), Tantalizing Cocoa (Bronze Eye Shadow Palette), Blackberry Truffle Seduction (Smoky Eye Shadow Palette)
– 0.17 oz Cream Eye Liner Palette in Mesmerizing Dark Chocolate
– 0.17 oz Cheek & Lip Tint Palette in Indulge in Berry Kisses
$59.00 ($360.00 value)

ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS

Connecticut Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy is a hidden gem makeup artist in New York, who recently partnered with Erno Laszlo Institute. She recently did makeup for: Hillary Clinton, Ralph Lauren Fragrances for Esquire Mexico October 2013 issue, Polo Player Nacho Figueras. Brandy has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Hutton, Queen Latifah, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, 2x Olympic champion Gymnst Aly Raisman, Jordin Sparks, Ellie Goulding, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Alysia Reiner, Chiqui Delgado, Robert Redford, Brad Goreski, Ne-Yo, Fall Out Boy, Pete Wentz, Phillip Phillips, 2 Chainz. Brandy also created looks for Theodora & Callum summer & fall makeup look for their upcoming video shoot, and created makeup looks for Donna Karan Resort 2014 Collection during market week. Brandy recently worked on The View, MTV 10 On Top, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Mob Wives Ramona Rizzo, Project Runway, Project Runway All-Stars Season 2, Lifetime “Project Runway” Promo Photo shoot, E News, MTV TV Show Hip Hop Pov, Ralph Lauren and Victoria Secret New Angel Cris Urena, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weeken, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Keva J Swimwear Look Book, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, New York Fashion Week, Sundance Film Festival, VH-1 Divas, Real Simple Magazine Holiday Pop Up Store in Bryant Park, GLAMOUR Magazine #WOTY, OPRAH O YOU, L’OREAL Paris, Project Runway Finale, VOGUE TV, Sperry Top-Sider, Burberry Beauty, International Latino Film Festival, Essence Music Festival, New York Post and more. Brandy is a L’OREAL Paris Makeup Artist and the Beauty Editor for Caribbean Posh magazine. Brandy is also a high demand bridal makeup artist in Connecticut, bridal makeup artist in New York, and a bridal makeup artist in New Orleans. She had been hire to do bridal makeup at many destinations weddings in Jamaica at Half Moon resort.

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L’OREAL Paris Holiday Look At The Beauty Boutique

L’OREAL PARIS invited guest to experience the “Beauty Boutique” at BBB on the Upper East Side to find their perfect holiday look. Tiffany & I from the Pro Makeup Team gave the ladies a classic holiday makeup looks using Infallible 24hr eye shadow, Lacquer 24hr liner, Colour Riche leGloss, and Caresse. The ladies were treated to refreshments with one being my favorite, Baked by Melissa as they were pamper with mini manicures and  given goody bags. 

ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS
Danbury Connecticut Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Hutton, Kerry Washington, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Michelle Williams, Julianne Nicholson, Jordin Sparks, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Robert Redford, TV Personality Free, and Reshma Shetty. Brandy recently worked on The View, MTV 10 On Top,  Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Mob Wives Ramona Rizzo, Project Runway 2012, Project Runway All-Stars Season 2, Lifetime “Project Runway” Promo Photo shoot,  E News,  MTV TV Show Hip Hop Pov, Ralph Lauren and Victoria Secret New Angel Cris Urena, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine June 2012 issue, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weekend 2012, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Keva J Swimwear Look Book, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show, New York Fashion Week, Sundance Film Festival 2012, VH-1 Divas, Real Simple Magazine Holiday Pop Up Store in Bryant Park, GLAMOUR Magazine #WOTY, OPRAH O YOU, L’OREAL Paris, Project Runway 2011 Finale, VOGUE TV, Sperry Top-Sider, Burberry Beauty, International Latino Film Festival, Essence Music Festival, New York Post and more. Keep up with Brandy by reading her personal blog “Inside the Life of a Makeup Artist” or follow her glamxurious tweets.
Brandy is now represented by:
Ahshia Berry/Business Development Director/Publicist
Zapatero Bucaram Public Relations
281-509-2944(Direct)
ahshia@zapaterobucaram.com
@AhshiaB
@ZBpr

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