Barbara Braeunlich has been working in the Fashion Industry for over 15 years.
Her artistic and conceptual approach to make up has made her a recognized name in the beauty industry, combining strong, graphic, highly contemporary style with perfect mastery of colours and textures. Attention to detail and expression of creativity is key to her high-standard make up artistry, especially in the field of Beauty and Macro-Beauty.
After studying at London College of Fashion (1994 – 1996) to be trained in the art of Make Up for Film, TV, Fashion Photography and Stage, Barbara gained her first experience in the field of film and music videos.
However, she realized soon that contributing to fashion – and beauty photography is where her strength lies, treating the face as a ‘canvas’ for creating the ever changing trends of fashion.
She has since worked internationally (London/Paris/NY/Hamburg) for international fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Tatler, Glamour, GQ and many more, working in collaboration with leading beauty brands such as Dior, Lancome, YSL, Chanel, Clarins, Clinique, Stila and British and German Vogue as well as creating the look of advertising campaigns for Hugo Boss, L’oreal, Coty, Nivea Beauté, Diego Dalla Palma, Catrice and the make up line of Thierry Mugler, amongst many others.
Barbara has worked for various magazines as Contributing Beauty Editor, being in charge of beauty editorials.
From 2006 to 2009 Barbara was Creative Director/ Consulting Make Up Artist of Oriflame – Natural Swedish Cosmetics, being responsible for product development of Limited Seasonal Collections, Colour – and Trend consultant and spokesperson on promotional events focusing on Russia, Thailand and India.
Since 2011 Barbara is a part-time tutor at AOFM – Academy of Freelance Make Up.
Barbara is German born, currently living in London, UK.