aboutBarbara Duffy is a professional make-up artist with over ten years experience. She has worked in all areas of the industry including television, film, theatre, fashion and bridal make-up. She is based in Dundalk Co. Louth but works all over North East Leinster and Dublin.


Barbara is Mac Pro registered and I.T.E.C. certified. She studied Fashion, Theatre & Media Make-up Artistry in The Portobello School Dublin with renowned make-up artist Kate Conkey. She also studied Fashion Hair & Make-up with Nichola Graham in the Make-up Room Dublin. Barbara started out on her career working at Brown Thomas, Dublin for the cosmetic giants Estee Lauder. Since then Barbara has worked in RTE and in the main Theatre’s in Dublin such as The Gaiety, The Abbey and The Olympia on opera productions and stage plays. And her experience also extends to many fashion shoots and several films.


Barbara’s wide and varied career has honed and perfected her skills. Working in different areas of make-up has meant that she has worked with many skin types and ethnicities and with different make-up processes whether that’s High Definition make-up for TV and film, theatrical make up for the course line for an opera or enhancing the natural beauty for a bride-to-be.