Tamsin Barbosa


A well-respected make-up and hair artist specialising in film, Tamsin has over 30 years experience working on some of the biggest British and Hollywood releases in recent years.

Tamsin has built up an excellent reputation as a precise and highly skilled make-up and hair artist in the film industry, working with numerous celebrated actors including Emily Blunt, Colin Firth, Dame Judi Dench, Penelope Cruz, Eva Green, Sir Michael Caine and Daniel Craig.

She has worked on many high profile film productions including Mary Poppins Returns, Star Wars-The Last Jedi, Pirates of the Caribbean, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and both Nanny McPhee films. During her career Tamsin has worked with Oscar-winning directors and make-up designers. She was also part of BAFTA-nominated designer Peter Swords King’s team for the 2015 film Into the Woods.

Tamsin began her career in the wig departments of London’s West End. She then spent several years in TV, working on a range of programmes including Eastenders and The Impression Show.

Alongside her active industry work on new films, she is also on the BAFTA awards panel and her vast experience is now helping to train students at The Iver Make-up Academy on industry-leading standards of make-up application and hair styling.

Full Filmography IMDB

Mary Poppins Returns
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Nanny McPhee

Selected Film Credits

Mary Poppins Returns

Make up and Hair to Emily Blunt, 2018

Star Wars Episode VIII

Make-up Artist 2017

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

UK Hair stylist for Eva Green 2016

Alice through the Looking Glass

Make-up Artist, 2016

Into the Woods

Make-up Artist, 2014

The Honourable Woman (TV series)

Personal Make-up Artist to Maggie Gyllenhaal, episode 1, 2014


Make-up & Hair Artist, 2013

Dark Shadows

Make-up Artist, 2012

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Hairdresser, 2010

Nanny McPhee Returns

Make-up Artist & Hair stylist, 2010


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An acclaimed make-up & hair artist specialising in film, with over 25 years’ experience working on some of the biggest British & Hollywood releases in recent years.

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