Billy B. on Making the Beauty Rules, Excessive Contouring and Mario Dedivanovic / by Erin Baynham


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Episode 21: Makeup artist Billy Brasfield (aka) Billy B. joins us to talk about makeup for the top celebrities of the 90's and 2000's, including Mariah Carey, Missy Elliott, Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige, Destiny's Child, Pink, Britney Spears, Dolly Parton and everyone in between. We'll deep dive into how Billy made his own beauty rules, the highlighting/contouring craze, and why we haven't seen him around as much as we used to. Did you know that Mario Dedivanovic, makeup artist to the Kardashian/Jenner family, used to assist Billy? We'll talk about how Mario turned his job into an empire. Another loaded episode!!! 

Episode 22: Makeup artist Billy Brasfield (aka) Billy B. is back for another loaded episode! He's putting it all out there: Why he decided to leave the celebrity makeup career alone, Why "Instagram makeup artists" annoy him, replacing Ariana Grande's makeup artist (and his former assistant) after his untimely death, how Huda Kattan launched Billy's social media presence, why brands are capitalizing on beauty consumers by selling you palettes and products you don't need, and soooo much more. 

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Resources Referenced:

The Master of Masters Class with Billy B.: 
Lady Gaga Bad Romance Video  
Mary J. Blige No More Drama Video
Selena Gomez Hands to Myself Video
The Master of Masters Makeup Class with Billy B
Wayne Goss Reviews Billy's Makeup Brushes

To connect with Billy:


The video that started it all! May 24, 2008: 

My footage, Backstage at NYFW: 

My first interview with Billy B. 

Billy Teams up with Mega Influencer Huda Kattan: 

Billly B. Brush Review by Wayne Goss: 

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