Reginald Dowdley

Make-up artist Reginald Dowdley worked with Whitney Houston one time -- and he was supposed to work with her again Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Exclusive: Make-Up Artist Recalls His First — And Last — Meeting With Icon Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston needed a make-up artist Thursday and Reginald Dowdley, through a connection, got a surprise call and then the gig.