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Welcome to the enchanting universe of L.A. Barrett! Journey with us through a world where beauty is not just skin-deep but an art form that inspires and empowers. With over three decades of experience spanning the vibrant landscapes of New York City to the heartwarming community of Ottawa, L.A. Barrett has mastered the craft of elevating natural beauty into a radiant spectacle. Whether you're looking for transformative makeup artistry, innovative hair styling, or to explore our exclusive "LA Barrett" product line, you've arrived at the right place. Step in and let L.A. Barrett make your world a little more beautiful.

About Me

Leslie Anne Barrett, known affectionately as "L.A.," is a masterful makeup and hair artist with a career spanning over three decades. Trained in the vibrant artistic hub of New York City, L.A. has become an industry linchpin in Ottawa, Canada, where she serves as the Head of Makeup/Hair at CTV Ottawa/Bell Media. Co-founder of the exclusive "L.A. Barrett Makeup and Skin Care" line and a leading artist at international Fashion Weeks, Leslie Anne's unparalleled expertise transforms not just faces but also sets trends in the beauty world. From gracing magazine covers to making brides feel extraordinarily beautiful, her artistry is a symphony of creativity, passion, and individual expression that has garnered her acclaim both in Canada and internationally.


Services Offers

I offer a range of services to cater to your makeup needs. Whether you're preparing for a special occasion or simply want to enhance your natural beauty, I've got you covered. With years of experience and a passion for makeup artistry, I guarantee a professional and personalized service. Book a free consultation today to discuss your expectations and let me bring your vision to life.

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On your big day, you deserve to look and feel your best. With my expertise in bridal makeup, I will create a stunning look that enhances your features and complements your wedding theme. From natural and elegant to glamorous and bold, I will tailor the makeup to suit your style and preferences. Trust me to make you feel like a radiant bride on your special day.


TV and Film

In the bustling and ever-changing world of TV and film, my two and a half decades at CTV Ottawa/Bell Media have been nothing short of a marvelous journey. Every face is a canvas with a unique story to tell, and I take great pride in bringing those narratives to life with my makeup artistry—ensuring every character resonates with authenticity and emotion on screen.



There’s something magical about a wedding day—the anticipation, the joy, the unutterable beauty of love. I consider it a profound honor to be part of your special day, and my commitment is to make you feel as radiant on the outside as you are within. Every brush stroke is applied with care, creating a bespoke look that echoes your inner beauty and the sublime elegance of your love story.

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During my enriching journey with CTV Ottawa/Bell Media, I’ve mastered the art of crafting makeup that stands the test of lights, camera, and action. Each project is an exciting new canvas, where my skills intertwine with the vision to create looks that are not just seen, but felt—transcending the screen to connect, captivate, and communicate.

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Special Events

Every event is a world of its own, filled with distinct vibes and energy. My palette and brushes are the tools through which I transform you into the embodiment of elegance and style fitting for the occasion. From the understated grace to the bold and dramatic, every look is tailored to mirror the event’s essence and your personal style—making every entrance, a grand one.

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