Aloha, Welcome To Honolulu Hawaii Lifestyle Blogger and Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis blog, Inside The Life Of A Makeup Artist. She shares makeup tips, how to's, on set entertainment, BTS beauty industry pics, bridal makeup, and beauty testimonials, all while living with Lupus, Lyme disease, RA & Asthma. She share her life of what it's like being a REAL makeup artist in the beauty industry. This Oahu Hawaii Makeup Artist and Blogger was selected by her peers as The Top 15 People To Follow During The Golden Globes. Brandy is also a Beauty Editor for Caribbean Posh magazine and is a Contributor Beauty Expert for the Today Show. This Lifestyle Blogger recently launched Entitled Beauty Cosmetics, a luxurious mineral based makeup line with her business partner Johnny Luoma. 22 years in the beauty industry, Brandy is now calling Honolulu Hawaii home. So destination brides, you now have a TOP makeup artist on the island of Oahu to get you glamxurious for your wedding day. If you come to Oahu, and is looking for a TOP Makeup Artist in Oahu, know you can get a face beat or an effortless makeup look by Brandy. Oh, and yes BLACK PEOPLE do live here in Hawaii.
Dark Circles is a challenge that many women fight with everyday especially when applying their makeup. For many they get overwhelmed trying to figure out how to disguise their dark circles. Where do they begin, what to use, and how to apply the chosen product. So I put together a cheat sheet to help you get through this. Hopefully you’ll be a pro if you follow my notes correctly.
DARK CIRCLES 101
1.PREP-Massage an eye cream around orbital bone. Let absorb prior to applying color corrector.
2.CORRECT-In light layers, Dip, Dot, Blend your choice of item
3.CONCEAL-Use exact skin tone shade on top of corrector Then use a lighter shade to highlight just below dark area, or on outer cheek/orbital bone.
4.SET-Load tip of bristles with just a touch of product. Use tip and side of brush to set makeup under the eye with a loose finishing powder.
PINK cancels dark circles on fair skintones
PEACHcancels dark circles on light to medium skintones
ORANGE cancels dark circles on tan to dark skintones
When you get off early due to a snow shower, what do a girl do after getting home? I took a shower put on my waffle robe poured myself a glass of prosecco and grabbed a few skin care items to pamper my fatigue face. I want to look fresh and brighten for my busy weekend at Sephora. Ok, gotta go because it’s all about my ME TIME!
LancomeEnergie De Vie The Cleansing Oil is a A lightweight cleansing oil and makeup remover in one. This fast-acting cleanser contains powerful antioxidants from Soy seed, Gentiana Root, and Tamarin Fruit to combat skin fatigue.
LancomeEnergie De Vie Dullness Relief & Energy Recharge Daily Lotion is an energizing lotion that acts as a moisture magnet while relieving dullness and revitalizing the skin. It’s infused with three root extracts inspired by traditional Chinese rituals. One of the most active parts of a plant, roots hold an extraordinary reserve of life.
Cover FXCustom Infusion Drops in Hydration: F + Neroli: The hydrating blend is infused with neroli oil and vitamin F. Neroli oil conditions and soothes, and vitamin F contains sodium hyluronate, which works to deeply nourish and hydrate skin.
Sephora Pomegranate Eye Mask: Reduces signs of fatigue, awakens, and tones the eye for a rested, energetic look.
Mionetto Prosecco Brut D.o.c has an intense fruity bouquet with a hint of golden apples. It is very dry, fresh, light in body and well-balanced.
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I’m so elated about my upcoming Brazilian bride Karen Silvares wedding in Connecticut. She’s definitely a glamxurious bride who will want a beat face on her wedding day. Today we got together for her engagement pictures with photographer Gustavo Tessaro. This is the first makeup look I created for her with many more coming up. For every event leading up to her wedding Karen will begetting a different look. The only thing that will be recycle are her fancy Velour Silk Lashes, their my favorite! Can’t wait to share all of her different makeup looks with you.
Being around so much makeup and beauty items a girl could just lose her mind. So many new items launching how can one select what to buy. Being a Senior Artist at Sephora I’m just as obsessed with beauty products as the clients that shop there. I luv everything from makeup, skincare, fragrance, and bath & body products. Here are 10 of my favorite must have new items that you can find at Sephora. So what are you waiting for, get to your nearest Sephora before it’s out of stock. Let me know if you tried any of the new items I selected and tell me what you think about it. I’m sure you’ll LUV them all!
Sugar to polish. Honey to hydrate, See your skin glow withOle Henriksen truth sugar glow polishing mask. It’s normal during the winter for your skin to look dull and swallow. This sweet botanical blend energizes the senses and imparts a healthy glow. It’s perfect for all skin type so know need to worry that your face will miss out on this luxurious treat. It deeply cleanse, smooth and brighten with sugar, honey and pomegranate. This decadent complexion polisher deeply cleanses and smoothes to instantly reveal a glowing complexion. Just leave on for 15mins and it can be used 3-4 times a week if needed. So now, your on your way to a naturally brighten and radiant skin.
Going natural can be the hardest thing for anyone. The big chop is when your transitioning your hair by cutting off your relaxed or permed ends to natural hair. Once you make the decision to stop chemically altering your hair, you need to decide what natural organic hair products you’re going to use. Training your hair and learning your hair natural curl pattern will take a minute. While you grow your hair whether it’s loose waves are springy tight coils, hair products is the essentials aspects to good hair care. When going natural with your hair is best to use the best hair products to maintaining your natural hair. Pure organic and essentials oils is best for natural hair shaft and hydrating those coils. To find out which natural products are truly great I selected products I swear by.
Now that you done a big makeup haul at Sephora, all of your makeup is laid out across your bed, now what. To get a flawless look, to strobe, to contour and highlight your going to need makeup brushes. But where do you start, brushes can be expensive. Here is a list of some of the best makeup brushes out there. 1. MOTD Cosmetics Makeup Brushes– Luxury makeup brushes
My new hair do was inspired by the fabulous Tamar Braxton. I’ve been watching her show Tamar & Vince and just love her short dark hair. So I decided that it was time that I change up my look for a short flirty bob. I haven’t had my hair this short in about 18 years. I hope I don’t get bored with it because I’m so use to my over the top hair flips.
Us girls love opening up new beauty products, doesn’t matter if we are beauty editors, beauty bloggers, or a beauty lovers. One thing we have in common is the love of new items. Here are 20 new things that I have fallen in love with this month or should I say this week. Let me know what you think, is there anything you obsessing over?
Today the Sephora team surprise me with a beautiful fruit basket from Edible Arrangements. I met with Stephanie the District Education Manager to go over the Senior Artist position. I can’t wait to get started and meet all of the cast from all of the stores that I have been assigned to. I’ll be presenting at a beauty cluster class on Wednesday of next week teaching on color correcting. Then later that day I am schedule to assist with a certification. I’ll keep you posted on my journey.