What’s Your Golden Globes Must Have Makeup Item

Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis on set with L'OREAL Paris for Golden Globes recreation
Makeup Artist & Beauty Blogger Brandy Gomez-Duplessis on set creating makeup looks for The Golden Globes Awards

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?

L'OREAL Paris Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis Favorite Makeup Setting Spray Golden Globes

Makeup: Color Correcting And Contouring On Brown Skin Women

I always get asked when I’m at Sephora from boggie down brown skin clients what do I use to achieve a flawless makeup look. Color correcting is a big thing for me when I’m applying makeup on clients and on myself. On deeper skin women I do a lot of color correcting under the eyes and around the lips. It’s ok to use two shades of foundation especially around the hairline or a medium foundation and a darker powder.

Finally makeup brands are hearing brown skin women cry who needs a little color correcting and or contouring kit. At the moment my favorite four items I use daily to achieve an even skin are listed below.  First Aid Beauty Eye Duty Triple Remedy Brighten, Depuff and Smooth in Deep

First Aid Beauty Eye Duty Triple Remedy in Deep

MAKE UP FOR EVER Skin Equalizer Radiant Primer in Caramel

 

 

Heading To New Orleans To Do Makeup For Essence Music Festival

I can’t believe it’s Essence Music Festival 20th Anniversary! I remember it like yesterday when I was living in New Orleans and received a called from Essence Magazine. Sander Martin called me about using my makeup service for Susan Taylor. 
I’ve been working doing makeup for Essence Music Festival since. I’ve only missed 3 festivals. Not to bad…as always around this time I get additional calls about booking my makeup services. I get an assistant to help with my schedule while I’m traveling or working. It get really crazy and I luv every minute of it!
I love this time of year because I get to return home, see family, friends, & peers. Plus create fab makeup looks in build new business relationships. I’ll visit a few gifting suites on my down time so I can share with my readers all the goodies I find on my BEAUTY HAPPY HOUR section. 
I have to go…beauty calls!!!

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. She recently did makeup for: Hillary Clinton, Ralph Lauren Fragrances for Esquire Mexico Magazine, 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.

Hanging Out With My Favorite French Girl…Garance Doré

I always enjoy going to @GaranceDoré home to do her makeup. She’s elegant, funny, and luv to chat makeup. Upon my arrival she was doing her own nails. Once her nails dry she wanted to give me a proper greeting which means a hug and cheek to cheek bisou. I unpack all my L’OREAL Paris makeup goodies, and asked about what fab event she was getting herself into so I’ll know how to prep her face. 

I decided to keep her makeup look clean & natural. Today it was all about showing her skin. I couldn’t wait to use some of L’OREAL Paris new items on her like my favorite; Revitalift Miracle Blur and True Match Super-Blendable Crayon Concealer. Of course I reached for my oldies but goodies: HiP high intensity pigments Concentrated Shadow Duos in Shady, HiP high intensity pigments Bright Shadow Duos in Flare, and Glam bronze pressed bronzing powder. All done…magnifique!!!

Photo time…just finished doing Garance Dore makeup…effortless. One day I will beat that face, I just don’t know when, lol.
All my L’OREAL Paris makeup goodies that I used on Garance Dore for her photoshoot.
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, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Aniston, Lauren Hutton, Queen Latifah, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Michelle Williams, Julianne Nicholson, Jordin Sparks, Ellie Goulding, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Robert Redford, Brad Goreski, Ne-Yo, Fall Out Boy, Pete Wentz, Phillip Phillips, 2 Chainz. 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. 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, New York, and New Orleans. She had been hire to do many destinations weddings in Jamaica at Half Moon resort.