Hennessy Models Getting Glamxurious For The Diva Lounge & Carol’s Daughter Event

I’m wearing KA’OIR Cosmetics Lipstick in Invisible 

My first assignment during Essence Music Festival in New Orleans was with Hennessy. The Diva Lounge partnered with Carol’s Daughter for a swanky reception on South Peters to honor four notable females in Louisiana. Aria & Nicole reached out to me to be a part of giving the Hennessy models my signature glamxurious makeup look. Nicole set up a suite for me at the International House Hotel so I could do makeup on the models. As usual I brought tons of yummy makeup with me and a variety of brands to choose from. But once I spoke with Nicole I knew the delicious paletter that I was going to use. I wanted the girls to all have a consistent look. This is actually what I normally do with Hennessy for their New York events. The makeup palette I decided to work with were shades that I knew that would look gorgeous on all the boogie down brown skin tones. 

Face:
Inglot Cosmetics Powder
Eyes: 
Stila Jewel Shadow in Black Diamond
Cheeks:
Stila Cosmetics Custom Blush in Bronze
Lips:
KA’OIR Cosmetics Lipstick in Love U
Read more about the fabulous event here written by Shayna D from The Diva Lounge. Thanks Shayna, for sharing the pictures with me. YOU ROCK!!!!

Photo Credits: Collins Metu, Johnny J. Jones, Johnnny Nunez

ABOUT BRANDY GOMEZ-DUPLESSIS
Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis works in New York and part time in New Orleans. Brandy has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Jennifer Aniston, Kerry Washington, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Michelle Williams,Julianne Nicholson, Jordin Sparks, Angela Bassett, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco, Robert Redford, TV Personality Free, and Reshma Shetty. Brandy recently worked on 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 has worked with Connecticut and New York top affluent and influential; Donna Karan International, St. George’s Society of New York Royal Wedding Bash, The English Ball for Burberry, world renowned event planner Marcy Blum, NY award winning CeCi Johnson, Women Of New York, and much more. Keep up with Brandy by reading her personal blog “Inside the Life of a Makeup Artist” or follow her glamxurious tweets.
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DJ Cassidy and Hennessy Black Party

As soon as my flight landed in New York I had to get home change clothes and head over to the Intrepid for DJ Cassidy and Hennessy Black One Year Anniversary party. There were a total of 18 female models to get ready. My team consist of three makeup artists to help with the look that was chosen by Kellie from Hennessy. There were a total of 4 looks that she invisioned with blue eye shadow being the main color for all the models. The hair was led by Maisha Teacher and the theme for the hair was the 1940’s up-do.
The guest of honor DJ Cassidy arrived in his bright yellow suit and matching bow tie. His cake was  six foot tall shaped in the Hennessy bottle. The signature drinks were Black Beauty garnished with black berries & Rock Candy with the rock candy garnishing the drink. Some of the celebrity guests were: Adrienne Bailon, Anthony Anderson, Amanda Warner (Musician, MNDR), Chanel Iman (model, Victoria’s Secret), Charlotte Ronson, Damaris Lewis (model, “Sports Illustrated”), Doug E. Fresh, Carmelo Anthony, NBA baller Dahntay Jones, DJ KIss, DJ M.O.S , Jaslene Gonzalez (“America’s Next Top Model”), Kirstie Alley (who was dancing up a storm), Maxwell, Tyson Beckford, O’Neal McKnight, Patricia Field, Q-Tip (guest DJ), Russell Simmons (we love him and he is at EVERY party), Samantha Ronson, Swizz Beatz,
A great treat was seeing New Edition again and Ralph Tresvant giving me the mic to sing Mr.Telephone Man at the end, lol!! A great evening, all the models looked amazing and their hot shorts and fitting dresses.  Defintely honor to be a part of a FAB event.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO, AT 2:10 mins you will catch a glimpse of me, lol!!! 

ABOUT:
Brandy Gomez-Duplessis is a Celebrity Makeup Artist who currently resides in New York and part time in New Orleans. This New York makeup artist has worked with celebrities like: Golden Globe & Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Kerry Washington, Kim Kardashian, Jordin Sparks, Erin Andrews, and Edie Falco to name a few. Brandy has worked with New York top affluent and influential New Yorkers; St. George’s Society of New York, The Royal Wedding Bash, The English Ball, world renowned event planner Marcy Blum, NY award winning CeCi Johnson, Women Of New York, to name a few. Brandy recently worked Sundance Film Festival, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, NY Fashion Week, NBA All Star Weekend, Red Bull, and more. Keep up with Brandy by reading her personal blog “Inside the Life of a Makeup Artist” or follow her glamxurious tweets.