Barbara began her career as a makeup artist twenty years ago studying makeup and brows under legendary Eugenia Weston of Senna Cosmetics. Within three years she was chosen to join the selective Sebastian International Trucco Artistic team. She traveled internationally as both a platform and backstage artist.
Shortly thereafter she began both writing and instructing Advanced Learning classes for Trucco. With experience spanning over a decade as a media makeup artist, Barbara also shares her expertise as a beauty writer and consultant for companies including Conair and its subsidiaries. Barbara works with photographers and directors capturing captivating and innovative imagery for commercial, music, celebrity and fashion clients.
Barbara has also continued as one of several veteran makeup artists for Sebastian International as well as its parent companies Wella and Coty. Barbara was most recently recognized by Pat McGrath as one of twenty artists worldwide for exceptional artistry.