Life On The Road With Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis

Top Quote Danbury, Connecticut Celebrity Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis is in high demand this season as she travels and works high profile assignments from Sundance Film Festival to NBA All-Star Weekend. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 24, 2013 - Danbury, Connecticut Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis is used to traveling. Whether by Metro-North, subway, cab, or car service, she is a woman who works tirelessly and is always moving. Fall and Winter are always a busy time for her with events locked in from last year booking. And so despite this year's winter weather, she took her glamxurious-ness on the road. She starts in Park City, Utah with Sundance Film Festival 2013 representing L'OREAL Paris at the Entertainment Weekly Lounge. Booked again to groom Robert Redford for hair and makeup on press day is always an honor, Gomez-Duplessis said. Followed with makeup and hair request on Anita Hill, Daniel Dae Kim, Robin Weigert, Kelly McGillis, Allison Janney, Lynn Shelton, and more. Before heading home Brandy do a few interviews with bloggers on what she calls this year "Sundance Makeup Looks" and "How To Get The Look" she created for L'OREAL Paris Beauty Blogger Kandance Johnson. Back to Connecticut via L.A. to Minneapolis to New York due to bad blizzard.

    Next up for Brandy is Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall Collections 2013 on February 7th-14th. New York Fashion Week is always a whirlwind fast fashion and glam on the go. Brandy kicked off Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at 4am the morning of Winter Storm Nemo at Lincoln Center in New York by doing makeup for Project Runway Finale TV show. Brandy closed the book on this week's events getting booked to do hair & makeup on Brad Goreski from the hit Bravo reality show "It's a Brad Brad World" and Old Navy for a "Spring Wardrobe Makeover" on the Katie Couric show.

    No quick break, the last day of Fashion Week was a ride to the airport at 5am to catch her flight heading to Houston, Texas. It's time for NBA All-Star Weekend for which she is NBA Key Makeup Artist. She starts with picking up credentials at the George Brown Convention Center, followed by a walk-through of the Toyota Center on Thursday making sure all of the talents makeup room is makeup ready before the weekend's first event. Friday officially launches with doing natural and flawless makeup on rapper and actress Queen Latifah who assistant coached "NBA Sprint Celebrity All-Star Game". Saturday brought on trendy HD makeup for music artists: RaVaughn, Ellie Goulding, Phillip Phillips, Fall Out Boy and 2 Chainz. When doing makeup on the guys like Pete Wentz, Phillip Phillips, and 2 Chainz, Gomez-Duplessis said she always start by prepping them with L'OREAL Paris Men Eye Roller. The weekend climaxed on Sunday at the Hilton Hotel grooming comedian Bill Bellamy and TNT sportscaster Ernie Johnson at the NBA Legends Luncheon that morning. Gomez-Duplessis says, "Bill Bellamy missed his calling, he should be a spokesperson for men's skin care". As soon as she wraps at the luncheon car service brings her back to her hotel to change and pick up her second makeup kit. She then rushes over to The Toyota Center where she had a 2pm creative meeting with her makeup team to introduce the makeup look for Ne-Yo's dancers. At 4pm she does makeup on Actress Gloria Reuben for her Canadian National Anthem performance. Between 5pm-6pm she's locked in on the courtside with host Rob Nice and Elle Duncan. At 6:30pm she does Ne-Yo's makeup for his lead in TV performance introducing the East and West All-Stars for the NBA All-Star Game. Now back home to Connecticut for a quick breather before kicking off destination wedding seasons with a wedding in Jamaica. Okay, so maybe Jamaica is a perfect ending to a long road. "This is what it is all about and bridal makeup is so beautiful that I love what I do. Glam Life Of A Makeup Artist," laughs Gomez-Duplessis.

    Brandy Gomez-Duplessis twitter: ( @ ) bgdmakeupartistry dot com
    Blog: Inside The Life Of A Makeup Artist

    Brandy Gomez-Duplessis is represented by Zenobia Agency
    Keith Zenobia
    Zenobia Agency, Inc.
    Nationwide: 888-639-6917
    Los Angeles: 323-937-1010

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