Summer Time Living In Connecticut On Candlewood Lake

After a long day of makeup artistry I always enjoy coming home in just clearing my mind sitting by the lake (Candlewood Lake). I just love being around water, digging my feet in the sand while drinking a nice cold beer. This is why I luv summer time.

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Love: How We Celebrated Our Wedding Anniversary

In the media and on reality shows we never hear about marriages lasting longer than a full season. But in real life, marriages are still going strong…well at least our love is. I had the best day ever hanging out with my best friend. We laughed the entire day and he didn’t mind being my co-host on all my silly videos. So join us on a few of our stops before my phone died and I ran out of space on my phone. I definitely look forward to returning to Abbott’s Lobster a casual waterfront restaurant on the Mystic River in Noank and Chamard Vineyards a beautiful farm, winery and bistro in Clinton.

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Everyday Is Like Being On Vacation When You Live In Candlewood Lake In Connecticut

After all my hard work of working in the beauty industry as a makeup artist this is such a blessing to spend my off days home in Connecticut on Candlewood Lake private beach getting my writing done while enjoying just the little things. Once done, I relax by doing some planting and gardening at my home. 

Photoshoot At Yale University

Today’s photo shoot was fun because the weather in Connecticut is actually pretty nice. The sun is out and we did the shoot outside at Yale University. My client Laura is from Ridgefield, CT she’s a shoe designer. Her new collection is inspired by women from Europe & the South so I like calling her collection EuroBelle. We plan to shoot all of the new shoes plus one picture of Laura that she could use for her press kit, website, and all her social media pages,

Always Home Sick During Christmas

Merry Christmas Guys!!!
Christmas is my favorite holiday, I’m actually worst than a little kid. I live for decorating the tree & the house. Wrapping gifts, making mimosa and cocktails while cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner for the family. Of course I take tons of pics to capture everything. Regardless of how much family time I have there is something that’s always missing and that’s being around my other family & friends who still live in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Houston. Besides all the great memories that I have I can always count on the New Orleans local news, WWL-TV on channel 4 to help me kick off the holiday season with this 2008 commercial called Spirit Of The Season. All day yesterday & today I had this song on repeat. My heart get a little heavy just because I miss home. It’s a beautiful song that I want to share with you.

Hope you enjoyed yourself on my favorite holiday of the year! See ya bye & luv you mean it!!!

ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS
Connecticut Makeup Artist & Beauty Expert Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy is a hidden gem makeup artist in living in Connecticut with her husband and 2 kids. She was recently diagnosed with SLE Lupus but she keeps her lupus maintain while still doing what she loves and that’s makeup. Brandy resume is like the who’s who, she has done makeup on and for; Hillary Clinton, Ralph Lauren Fragrances for Esquire Mexico Magazine, Polo Player Nacho Figueras, 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, Usher, 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 2015 Holiday campaign, and 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, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weekend, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show in New York & Miami, 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.

Beauty: Glamour Magazine Event From The Eyes Of A Makeup Artist

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I looked forward to this night with L’OREAL Paris and Glamour Magazine because it’s an assignment that I get to not just do hair and makeup but I get to be in the presence of many outstanding women. 
Tonight I bring you with me to see what I experienced when I step foot in Carnegie Hall. When I walked into the green room right behind the stage the first person I layed eyes on was Anna Wintour and the first person that sat in my makeup chair was Shonda Rhimes. Can I just say I was crying in the inside, thanking god for this opportunity. After that everything else was a blur so I’m glad I have these pictures for proof that I was there. Because of my lupus I now suffer with pleurisy. Hours before the event I was suffering with my lungs, my chest cavity was inflammed. Fluid leaked causing these horrible chest pains. I took 3 ibuprofen in head to the city from Connecticut. I sat on the train for 2hrs, I talked to god to asked him to allow me to make it to the event safe with no more pain. Guess what…I made it!

ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS
Connecticut Makeup Artist & Beauty Expert Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New Orleans & New York City. Brandy is a hidden gem makeup artist in living in Connecticut with her husband and 2 kids. She was recently diagnosed with SLE Lupus but she keeps her lupus maintain while still doing what she loves and that’s makeup. Brandy resume is like the who’s who, she has done makeup on and for; Hillary Clinton, Ralph Lauren Fragrances for Esquire Mexico Magazine, Polo Player Nacho Figueras, 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, Usher, 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 2015 Holiday campaign, and 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, Ebony Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Stila Beauty Event, Fox and Friends Saturday, NBA All-Star Weekend, Donna Karan Fashion Show, DKNY Fashion Show, Mercedes Benz Fashion Show in New York & Miami, 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.

Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Brings Bridal Glam To The Country

My New York bride wearing her blinged Jimmy Choo

Have you ever heard the saying; You can take a girl out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the girl. Carrie Bradshaw might be a fictional character of the HBO sitcom Sex and the City based on a newspaper columnist and fashionista in New York City, but this New York bride fairy tale story is nothing but real. Read the full article here that Nikki Wattie from the Examiner wrote. I also shared with Nikki a few beauty tips and beauty products I used on my New York bride.
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.

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