Kapolei, Celebrity Makeup Artist, Beauty Expert & Beauty Influencer Brandy Gomez-Duplessis share 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. She share her life of what it's like being a REAL makeup artist in the beauty industry. This Kapolei, Hawaii Makeup Artist 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. Brandy 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 Kapolei, Hawaii home. So destination brides, you now have a TOP makeup artist on the island of Oahu to get you glamxurious for your special day. If you come to Oahu, and is looking for a TOP Makeup Artist in Kapolei, know you can get a face beat or an effortless makeup look by Brandy. Oh, yes there is a black makeup artist in Hawaii.
If I had to pick one beauty product to have in my makeup kit today for the Golden Globes Awards it would have to be L’OREAL Paris Infallible Pro Spray & Set Makeup Extender Setting Spray. After giving my client a glamxurious makeup look I would want her makeup to stay fresh for hours while on the red carpet and during the award show. The setting spray will keep the makeup from smudging and settling into fine lines. With all those paparazzi around who need that nightmare of bad makeup.
What’s your must have makeup item if you were attending the Golden Globes?
Earlier this month on my way to Vermont I had a great time chatting with Kerri, Editor of GalTime about some of my favorite beauty secrets. Every makeup artists have their own personal beauty secret they use on set to help make their job easy. I shared with GalTime, 3 of mines. Here is one and read what my other two beauty secrets are on GalTime. I hope you love them, maybe your be able to use them on yourself.
We all have a beauty “trick” or two that we can’t live without.
Maybe your favorite hand lotion doubles as a flyaway tamer, or you use clear mascara to tame unruly brows. (I like using clear makeup primer on the backs of my hands. It minimizes pores and fine lines, making them look younger!)
Here are three more red-carpet tested, insider “secrets” to call your own, courtesy of celebrity makeup artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis.
Don’t Sweat It: Who needs blotting papers when you have recycled brown napkins? Gomez-Duplessis never leaves home without them.
“When I lived in New Orleans and worked outside on set, I needed something that was going to absorb the sweat/oil on my clients’ faces. I didn’t want to keep adding loose, translucent powder every five minutes, and blotting sheets weren’t working against the humid weather. These napkins are free and won’t irritate sensitive skin.”