I had been counting the days to fly to New York to attend this year's edition of The Makeup Show. Their keynote speaker on Sunday, May 6th a ...
Carla Barrios is a Miami-based makeup artist, entrepreneur, lucky mother, happy wife and nature lover. She started her career as a makeup artist for social events and then moved on to the exciting world of television and reality shows. She has freelanced for major cable companies, including Nickelodeon and Discovery Channel, TV networks such as NBC, Univision, Telemundo, and important production companies. She has been a makeup artist for celebrities such as Chef Lorena Garcia, Gabriela Vergara, Daisy Fuentes, Emeril Lagasse, Maria Conchita Alonso, Beto Cuevas, Raúl De Molina, Chef Marcela Valladolid, Gaby Espino, Jenni Pulos, among many others.
Since 2010 she’s been the key Makeup artist for the A+E Networks Latin America upfronts, giving her the opportunity to work with renowned actors including Nadine Velazquez, Lou Diamond Phillips, Tom Cullen, Meagan Tandy, Simon Merrells, Rebecca Wisocky, Constance Zimmer and Jill Flint. Carla has also been featured as a beauty expert for TV shows such as Despierta America (Univision) , Tras el Lente (Telemundo) and Model Latina (Nuvo TV) sharing her beauty tips with audiences in the american and hispanic markets.
Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela to a family of makeup artists, her brushes have given her the gift of working with amazing people in front & behind cameras, taking her to beautiful locations overseas and allowing her to grow as an artist and as a human being, always looking forward to the next project.
"What I love about my dear friend Carla Barrios (Carlita), is her holistic approach to styling. From the moment I sit in the chair I feel at ease. Carla has given me flawless and fresh looks using curated products she hand picks for me that suits my skin type. For over a decade Carla has been there for me from refreshing my make up kit to working countless hours together on set, I couldn’t think of a better profesional to make me look my best, love her !”
“Carla Barrios is the most creative, reliable, assertive, punctual makeup artist and creative director that you can find. From photo sessions with our top executives to corporate events with on-air talent, she exceeds our expectations every time. It’s hard to imaging executing an event without her unique talent. Carla Barrios is a force of nature.“