Connecticut 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. 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, a luxurious mineral based makeup line with her business partner Johnny Luoma
Makeup and Martinis is back for Season 2, Summer 2018. I’m so excited to be back filming with Johnny, it’s always so much fun when we get together. I don’t know how we ever complete these videos because we giggle like high schools girls the entire time.
So today’s video is about Prestige makeup brands verse Drugstore makeup brands. The contenders were, KKW Beauty vs Wet n Wild. Johnny was my model like always and the two items we tried out were; concealer and powder. I’m a a fan of both brands, growing up with Wet n Wild. I use to think I was fly wearing Wet n Wild hot pink magenta lipstick. And everyone know how obsessed I am with the gorgeous Kim Kardashian so of course I love KKW Beauty. So this was definitely a hard one for me to do. Watch the entire video and see who I selected.
Let’s see if you can tell the difference, be honest and let me know your thoughts.
Calling All Beauty Babes…Finally here, Entitled Beauty Cosmetics new summer lip colors. Four delicious shades with one of the new colors being new on our rooster that the beauty world will give it major love. Our Bold Liquid Lipsticks are luxurious that delivers highly pigmented full coverage velvety finish. Our liquid lipsticks are long wearing that will still feel hydrated on the lips. Ladies, your lip game will be tight this summer because we have something for everyone. You can purchase the new shades online, so what are you waiting for.
You are cordially Entitled to attend Glam, Glow, & Gloss with Entitled Beauty cosmetics, a luxurious mineral makeup line . Come meet the C0-Founders the talented duo Celebrity Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis and Beauty Expert Johnny Luoma. The brains and beauty behind the brand.
Entitled Beauty is a indie makeup line that can only be purchased online for now. The Co-Founders wanted a healthy makeup line because of Gomez-Duplessis health issues living with Lupus, Lyme and Rheumatoid Arthritis. The founders wanted something that would not irritate her skin and cause any flare up’s so they were very selected about the ingredients that went into the makeup. Have Brandy show you the Lupus Awareness Lip Color she created, it’s a bold violet lip shade.
Come shop and try out their awesome products Saturday, June 9th from 10am-4pm at Ciao Bella Salon in Ridgefield.
Being invited to attend Fresh beauty event was such a treat and I made it just in time because I had BEAUTY 2 beauty event the same day. What a way to end my evening by being around beautiful cut fresh flowers, Veuve Clicquot, great skincare products from FRESH and the lovely and talented illustrator Blairz. To finally have my own piece of art work from Blairz I can now scratch it off my list. Blairz designed the Soy Face Cleanser limited edition bottle for FRESH and it’s fabulous! Are you #SoyObsessed
As you know it’s #lupusawarenessmonth and I live with this horrible disease, Lupus. When I sat with my business partner to discuss our first set of lip shades I knew I wanted a violet purple shade for #lupusawareness so at Entitled Beauty we launched a lipstick color called “Orchid” and my goal is for everyone to own a product that means a lot to me. On Friday, I would like to see all of you wearing “Orchid”. Tag me @bgdmakeupartist and @entitledbeautyworldwide with your lipstick color on. Don’t let me down. 💜💄
It’s Back, BEAUTYCON Festival in New York! When you put over 30K+ beauty lovers in the Javits Center you get FABULOUS! This 2 day event can be overwhelming but it feel so good. The energy is great, makeup, fashion and pictures being taken every second. Finally a spot for individuals who luv beauty can all just be themselves and not worry about being judged. Beautycon bring together the hottest brands from hair, makeup and skincare along with the most popular Beauty & Lifestyle Influencers who actually strut around with bodyguards and screaming fans. You never know what individual that is attending can be the next break out star next year cause everyone is a COVERGIRL!
Covergirl cosmetics brought me back as a Makeup Artist to share tips and beauty tricks to the consumers that was attending. And Studio B Entertainment did an amazing job with the the setup and production of the set. This year my partner and crime, Johnny joined the team and guess what Covergirl has a new slogan. It’s no longer Easy Breezy, its now #IAMWHATMAKEUP
My favorite day! The energy was the best ever and the music was bumpin thanks to DJ MAAD. Did I tell you my other partner in crime Ilse was also working, she was at Rimmel. If you didn’t get a chance to attend Beautycon start saving for next year because it’s so worth it to attend if you love anything BEAUTY.
To celebrate our success we had to get fancy real quick at Grand Central before boarding our trains back to Connecticut. We toasted to Ruffino Prosecco in a cup of ice.
Finally a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Connecticut. So how did I spend it? With Connecticut Lifestyle Blogger, Ilse McDonnell. We spent the afternoon at LuLu Face Company in Litchfield, getting our personalized custom color HD Cream while enjoying our time eating, drinking and chatting with other bloggers from Connecticut. Founder Linda Temkin of LuLu Face Company spent quality time with us answering questions about her makeup line.
You will just love what’s inside this box…Inside the subscription box we received; A custom HD Defintion CC Cream, Glow All Over, Skin Illuminator, Fit and Flushed, A Lipcolor of our choice, and a A To Go brush. The subscription box comes out 4 times a year. Inside you get 3 full size bottles that is personalized for you. How, by filling out a questionnaire card that will help Linda determine the best color for you. Once your box is ready she will ship it to you.
Anti-aging peptides and botanicals infused into your makeup
Pure Minerals calm the skin with anti-inflammatory properties
95% Vegan and 100% All Natural
Cinnamon and Peppermint essential oil as a natural lip plumper
Lipcolors that can be made with any finish you want and the perfect color matched just for you
Customization possibilities are endless to create the perfect match
The tasty food was done by Chef and owner Sam of Mockingbird Kitchen and Bar. Sam menu at her restaurant is inspired by mockingbirds. From the cocktail treats served I definitely will make a reservation to check out her other dishes.
Rachel did a great job catering to the invited guest. Luv how she pours her drinks, #plentiful
Hope you were able to get out and enjoy your beautiful spring weekend. It was so overdue here in Connecticut. It’s now back to wearing coats and jackets. See you bye & love you mean it!