Why We Like Scott Barnes
"We love having Scott Barnes in our cosmetics collection as his products instantly inspire color, creativity and confidence. From the rainbow-hued eyeshadow palettes to the body bronzing lotions and professional tools, his makeup range provide both men and women with a feel-good factor. "
Written by Carly Cochrane, Beauty Editor
Scott Barnes' many successes and innovations have seen the makeup artist forge a formidable reputation. When he first arrived in New York in 1984, however, it was with the aim of becoming a fine-arts painter, and so he enrolled at the prestigious Parsons School of Design. Upon graduating, Scott assisted on fashion shoots and quickly set about gathering that impressive reputation, as his artistic talents migrated from the canvas to the face.
Years later, world-famous beauty icon Shu Uemura commissioned Scott to rejuvenate his Atelier Made line. It was a huge success, and encouraged him to launch his own colour cosmetics range, which swiftly grew from 21 pieces to more than 130 as stylists and makeup aficionados demanded more and more from this unearthed gem, freshly emerged from the high-fashion landscape. Women's Wear Daily, in fact, named Scott 'Newcomer of the Year', which applied the perfect final touch to what had been a hugely successful launch.
Today, Scott continues to innovate, taking the artistic ambition that led him to New York all those years ago and distilling it into a series of truly exceptional formulas.
Frequently Asked Questions about Scott Barnes
What’s the cruelty-free status of products made by Scott Barnes?
Scott Barnes is a cruelty-free brand, meaning it does not engage in the practice of animal testing for any of the formulations in its product line.
I’m vegan and only use vegan-friendly products. Is Scott Barnes suitable for me?
Not all of Scott Barnes products are vegan-friendly, but some are made without animal-derived ingredients or by-products and are suitable for vegans. Where applicable, this is highlighted on the product page.