New Orleans 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 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 New Orleans Makeup Artist was selected by her peers as The Top 15 People To Follow During The Golden Globe. Brandy is also a Beauty Editor for Caribbean Posh magazine and she writes for the HEARST CT News Blog called Beauty Happy Hour 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 and is still a In Demand Makeup Artist in New Orleans.
Entitled Beauty Cosmetics Beauty Babe, Jamielyn, a chef from New Orleans sent in her picture share with us her makeup look that she used with Entitled Beauty.
Entitled Beauty is a luxurious mineral indie makeup line that my business partner and I launched last year, Nov 2017. We wanted a makeup line that is for everyone, and that everyone who wear it can wear and feel ENTITLED doing it.
Our products are great for anyone sensitive skin, health issue and green lover. and that is how Entitled Beauty was born. We have bold pigments and our product is healthy for your skin.
Below are the 3 items that Jamielyn used so you now you too can also create this yummy makeup look.
Who Dat, Who Dat, Who Dat say Dey Gon Beat Dem Saints?
Today is game day and the New Orleans Saints is playing that’s all I know. I get to spend day 2 with my bride Nancy from yesterday. Nancy and Jim are hosting a Saints Game party at their home. I arrived a few hours earlier to get Nancy glamxurious before her guests arrived. My little sister was my plus 1 for the day. So I was able to spend time with Nancy and my sister while enjoying great food and drinks.
I definitely miss this lifestyle in New Orleans. When I’m back in New Orleans I noticed I’m not as sick. I have my Lupus symptoms but I find them to be mild. But when I’m in Connecticut my body does not allow me to be outdoors for a long period of time. My body shuts down real fast and I spend a lot of my days indoors, it’s very lonely. So I’m taking advantage of the beautiful weather, the socializing and all the great food and drinks. I’m going to pay for it when I get back but you know what its’ so worth it. I will be at home having my Lupus Flare, looking at pics and thinking about the great time I had.
You know this girl have to have her champagne
Nancy, Star and myself are wearing Entitled Beauty cosmetics, it’s a luxurious mineral makeup line that’s sold only online. I will leave the colors everyone is wearing below.
Hey Girl Hey…Today I’m giving you a Pink Lady vibe with my Entitled Beauty makeup look. Hanging out in the Boogie Down Bronx feeling fly, You Like?
Can you believe that all this fabulousness is mineral makeup. When I finally decided that I was going to do a makeup line, I knew that it had to be a mineral line because of my health issues with Lupus. My autoimmune is so weak that I have to be very careful about the makeup I put on my skin. And I wanted women to wear healthy makeup as well if they are going to be wearing Entitled Beauty Cosmetics. With mineral makeup it’s usually very neutral and boring and since there is nothing boring about me I wanted the makeup to be highly pigmented and long wearing.
This episode on Makeup and Martinis NYC, we break it down on our skincare routine. Johnny and I talk about the skincare line I use called ROC SKINCARE. Their PR company sent me a goodie box with their entire collection. Since we received the package we both have been using it and this episode we will discuss the differences, show you how to apply, and explain the benefits.
Its a Beauty Breakdown: Skincare Version! Also a Cameo from my Ghost, Charlie. LOL
If you’re looking for something new to give a makeup lover I have an item for you. It’s called the Sonicblend Brush from Michael Todd Beauty. Today on Makeup & Martinis, Johnny and I play with a fun summer makeup look for a highlighter lover using the Sonicblend, NARS and Benefit cosmetics. Let us know what you think about the GLOW on Makeup & Martinis.
When you have an early morning call time in New York for 6am and your coming from Connecticut it means your getting up at 4am. Then if your client is the beautiful Maite Perroni, you have to go in looking fabulous with hair and makeup. What I love about working with this amazing woman is her energy and she loves for her glam squad to look just as good as she does. By 4:30am my hair is slaying and my face is beat. Now off to New York City I go to glam up my girl.
I got to Maite hotel at 5:45am, it’s so quiet so you know what I did, I had a photo shoot in the hotel. So let the photo shoot start because I only have 15 mins so I had to strike a pose.
It was so good to see my girl Maite. I feel like we are in the beginning stage of a friendship.
I always enjoy talking with her as well as getting her makeup ready for her events. Upon entering her hotel room, Maite gave me a long hug. I couldn’t wait to catch up with her to see what all new things she’s working on that she has not shared with her loyal fans. Then I was able to share with her all the new things I’m working on including me launching Entitled Beauty Cosmetics back in November. I knew she was going to love it because she loves makeup just as much as I do. And she’s a business woman so she would understand all my ideas and what I’m trying to do with the brand. As we were talking we both realized that we are flirting with spending time in Los Angeles around the same time.
So why was I in New York doing Maite’s makeup? As many of you know that she’s one of the spokespersons for Proactiv. And Proactiv was having a big event called Proactiv Journey for Back To School. Proactiv along with the fabulous team from Lippie Taylor agency put on a great event for kids returning to school. They set them up for success by providing them with a starter backpack of school supplies ranging from; pencil pouches, 12-pack of pencils, a pack of note cards, highlighters, binders, packs of paper, folders, and so much more. The best items that was added to the backpacks were the Proactiv Limited Edition Gift Bundle that included the 3-piece system featuring Adapalene, their most advanced system to date; Deep Cleansing Face Wash, Daily Oil Control Moisturizer SPF 30, and Adapalene Gel 0.1%
So now the kids can treat their skin to retinoid, without a prescription. The great thing about the 3 piece system is that it includes moisture and sun protection, from what I hear it’s highly recommended with the use of retinoids.
It was an elaborate event that catered to all ages from kids, teens and adults. At the candy station is were you could find me when I wasn’t touching up Maite’s makeup.
I am so here for the Limited Edition Hello Kitty brush kit. You can find this item at your local Ulta Beauty store very soon. Check with your local store or follow Proactiv on Instagram so you can hear the launch date. It will make for a great holiday gift so make sure you pick one up before they run out. I wasn’t gifted with the brush kit but I did receive the 3-piece system and I am so honored for it. Being a celebrity makeup artist living with lupus, I’m always worried about my skin and how it looks. I wear a full face of makeup everyday because I hate the texture of my skin. I have oily skin with large pores and moles on my face. So, I can’t wait to see if my skin texture change in 3 months. Adult acne is a thing and I see so many of my clients suffering with it more then when they were a teenager. Proactiv is not just for teens, us adults we need some Proactiv love also.
Here are the makeup items from my makeup line Entitled Beauty Cosmetics I used on Maite. We are both rockin the same lip color, cuz we FLY! By 12 noon it was a wrap!
“I wanted to be a part of Danbury Fashion Week because this is my community” When PJ Prunty President/CEO of Greater Danbury Chamber Of Commerce shared with me that Meagan Neville from Workspace Collective was in talk about putting together Danbury Fashion Week I instantly knew I had to be on the committee,” Brandy Gomez-Duplessis said.
Another fun fact is that Brandy Gomez-Duplessis’ and her business partner Johnny Luoma’s, makeup line Entitled Beauty Cosmetics will be the Official Makeup Sponsor for Danbury Fashion Week. Their Bold Liquid Lipsticks will be perfect for the runway this weekend and their Spotlight Highlighter will have the models glowing radiantly.
On Saturday, Danbury Fashion Week’s fashion show will be a new and unique experience for Fairfield County, Connecticut residents to come out to see. Tickets are on sale and you can purchase your online at Danbury Fashion Week.com