Makeup: It’s A BECCA Cosmetics World Let’s Highlight

I’ve been waiting a long time to create a makeup look using BECCA cosmetics. Being a makeup artists I love playing with color but sometimes I just love to create a flawless look. With BECCA I love how their products gives the skin a perfect finish. Their’s nothing more breathtaking then to see a highlighted skin contoured to amplifying the look. To achieve this effortless makeup look I wrote up a cheat sheet to help you. 
BECCA Ombre Nudes Eye Palette
BECCA Ultimate Creme Eyeliner in Romanesque
BECCA Ultimate Mascara in Black
COVER FX Custom Cover Drops in N50
BECCA The One Perfecting Brush in Blushed Copper
BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal
BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Opal 
BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Blushed Copper
BECCA Shadow & Light Bronze Contour Perfector
BECCA Beach Tint Lip Shimmer Souffle in Papaya/Topaz

My Day At Sephora Contouring & Highlighting Clients

Today at Sephora I was booked with clients back to back with appointments. My client Julie had one request, that was to just make her look amazing! Being a great canvas Julie made my work very is to do. After chatting with Julie and finding out what her challenge was currently with makeup I found out that contouring and highlighting was hard for her to do. So I made contouring & highlighting the main focus. Before I started doing Julie makeup I prepped her face so she would have a flawless makeup look. Continue reading to see what makeup I used on Julie and how she looked when done.
Julie before picture
Origins Gin Zing Refreshing Eye Cream
Origins Gin Zing Energy Boosting Moisturizer
Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil
All the products I used on Julie today can all be found at Sephora locations.

Sephora Collection Moonsshadow Baked Eyeshadow Palette called In The Nude

NARS Eye Paint in Mesopotamia

NARS Larger Than Life Eyeliner in Via Vento

TARTE Gifted Amazon Clay Smart Mascara
Cover FX Custom Cover Drops in N35

BEECA Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal
Urban Decay 27/7 Concealer Pencil in FBI
Cover FX Pressed Mineral Powder in N30

Kat Von D Shade +Light Contour Palette
BEECA Shimmering Skin Perfecteor Poured in Opal

BUXOM True Hue Blush in Indulgence

BEECA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Copper
NARS Lipliner Pencil In Amazon

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Makeup: My Favorite Contour Palette For Creating A Natural Look

It’s Makeup Monday and I selected Tarte Contouring Palette as my favorite item this week. Contouring & Highlighting is still the biggest craze, everybody that I do makeup on request that I contour their face. Tarte 3-in-1 contouring palette is my go to item when creating effortless makeup looks. My clientele range from young teens, glam goddess, upper east side housewives, professional corporate executives, celebrities, to mature woman. Not every client can pull off the beautiful Kim Kardashian makeup look, so when I’m looking to sculpt the face, giving an instant slimming appearance I reach for this palette. Even thought the packaging is ok, (I fell in love with their holiday gold packaging). The product make up for it, giving you a matte bronzer, a youthful blush, and a yellow highlighter. I can’t forget a full size mirror to help you to keep up with your natural glow…now who’s FANCY.
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.