Laura Barnes - Minneapolis Makeup Artisan

What makes your artistry unique?: I like to connect with my client and make our time together an experience, not just a makeup appointment.

What inspires you? I am inspired by all kinds of beauty, other artists and my peer community.

Style Icon: Dita Von Teese, Audrey Hepburn.

Hobbies/Interests: I Love Makeup! Given...
My fur babies.
Coffee.
Horror movies.

WarPaint Artisan Since: April 2015

Specialty: Commercial and editorial photo shoots, bridal makeup, one-on-one makeup consultations, and classroom style training.

Education & Experience: I started as a makeup artist for MAC cosmetics in 2005 and worked there for six years. As I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Communications, I continued to work as a freelance artist.

She always wears black, but she has the most colorful mind
— Unknown

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