Caroline Barnes is one of the UK’s most established and celebrated make-up artists. Known industry wide for her passion, skill and pure professionalism, both clients and brands adore working with her.
Caroline’s reputation for approachable beauty has helped her establish an enviable roster of clients from Diane Kruger, Rebecca Ferguson, Emma Watson and Olga Kurylenko to Kylie Minogue and Kelly Rowland. Caroline gets enormous satisfaction in creating beautiful red carpet glamour and also in pushing creative boundaries for video and photo shoots for publications like Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire & Glamour, and campaigns for clients such as Max Factor, Olay and Maybelline.
But it’s not just about the celebs and the big brands…
Caroline’s YouTube channel – Speed Beauty – is one of the internet’s best-loved shortcuts to expert beauty advice. She knows exactly what women want and how to deliver it at speed, and has a special menopause makeup tutorial just for us! A generally very good egg, Caroline also gives her time to the beauty industry charity, Look Good Feel Better, using her ‘midas touch’ to help restore confidence and wellbeing in women cancer sufferers.
Commercially, Caroline is in demand as an expert ambassador by many major beauty brands: she has been a spokesperson for Clinique and L’Oreal Paris and she is currently UK & Ireland brand ambassador to Max Factor.