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"Gossip Girl" Mom Gets an Effortless Makeup Look

Celebrity Makeup Artist Gives A Gossip Girl An Effortless Makeup Look.

Tuesday afternoon was beautiful in New York and I was enjoying doing makeup on 7th Avenue at the Magaschoni showroom for L'OREAL Paris.

A showroom adorned by celebrities, the who's who in New York and Connecticut, and a store that OPRAH calls one of her favorite places. What a perfect place to spend my day surrounding myself with beautifully soft colored cashmere. While the ladies were shopping, I was hired to do makeup. I decided to help the women with their spring makeup palette for this season to match the bright yellows, lime greens, fresh whites, fuchsia pinks, and tangy oranges clothing.

One of the many shoppers was the gorgeous actress Kelly Rutherford from TV's "Melrose Place" and "Gossip Girl." Kelly is an actress I grew up watching on television, so I was honored to have her sit in my chair. She has such delicate features that I didn't want to overdue her makeup with lots of products and steps. I decided to keep her makeup fresh and youthful so I selected shades of pinks for her lips and cheeks. And on her eyes, I selected shimmers to highlight her face. Below are the L'OREAL Paris products I used to give Kelly her effortless makeup look.

  • YouthCode Serum Intense
  • True Match Concealer C1-2-3
  • True Match C2 Foundation
  • Infallible 24hr Eye Shadows in Iced Latte & Bronzed Taupe
  • HIP Color Truth Eye Liner in Brown
  • Voluminious False Lashes in Brown
  • True Match Blush C3
  • leGloss in Nude Touch

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Christine Oleynick April 09, 2012 at 06:02 PM
Hi again, would you be interested in giving anti-aging makeup tips for an event I am doing with celebrity ian Ziering at New Balance in New Canaan this Wed and is charity for Autism, we are giving complimentary facial demos, anti-oxidant scans etc can u you more info if interested but I am about to put on Patch sites etc and will add that you will be there too to give tips if you are interested I just need to know asap. Thx!
Brandy Gomez-Duplessis April 10, 2012 at 06:46 AM
Christine, just getting your note was on set shooting a new tv show on mtv. Can you email me at: brandy@bgdmakeupartistry.com
Brandy Gomez-Duplessis April 10, 2012 at 06:48 AM
Thanks Glen! Can't go wrong with a great face :)
Liz Lew April 12, 2012 at 07:45 PM
Nice to meet you...Leslie Yager suggested I check you out! Liz Lew
Brandy Gomez-Duplessis April 13, 2012 at 01:48 AM
Hi Liz! Thanks for stopping by :) I look forward to reading your blog!

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