Welcome to The Batterman Group Inc., a full-service agency representing some of the most talented makeup artists, hair stylists, wardrobe stylists, body painters and special effects artists in the country.

Formed by award-winning makeup artist and stylist Barbra Jo Batterman the agency grew from the needs of producers, directors and others in the industry asking Barbra Jo to supply and manage a team of artists for their print, broadcast and live productions, in addition to hiring her for the makeup and hair. Throughout the years Barbra Jo has assembled highly-skilled artists and stylists that understand large productions and how best to work as a team.

Based in Las Vegas, NV, The Batterman Group has worked on countless productions in Las Vegas, Los Angeles and beyond.  A current location list can be found below and continues to grow.

With more than 30 years in the beauty industry, Barbra Jo understands how to manage professionals in her business working with just two goals in mind. First, to direct the project from concept to completion regardless of its size or complexity, and second, to provide the best hair, makeup and styling in the process.

For a full list of clients and references, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.


We supply makeup artists, hair stylists, wardrobe stylists, body painters and special effect artists to the following locations and their vicinities:

Las Vegas, NV  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  San Francisco, CA  |   New York, NY  | Dallas, TX  | Atlanta, GA  |  Miami, FL  |  Ft.Lauderdale, FL  |  Philadelphia, PA


Workmans Comp. insured through State Farm Insurance.  

Barbra Jo Batterman, Our founder

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“A consummate professional,” “true artist,” and “intensely passionate about her craft,” are just three of the phrases people often use to describe Barbra Jo Batterman, Las Vegas based makeup artist and stylist to the stars.  Batterman brings these terms to life every day, leading one of the most successful Las Vegas makeup businesses in the southwest.  Just ask anyone who has watched her work her magic.

Hailed as one of the top Las Vegas makeup artists by Vegas magazine, in addition to numerous beauty experts throughout the country, Barbra Jo’s skills land her a multitude of jobs in print, film, television and stage.  Often cast as the team leader for recent projects such as the Billboard Music Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMA’s) and Miss America Pageant.  Barbra Jo is known for her upbeat personality in addition to her incredible makeup artistry.  Her expertise includes enhancing faces such as celebrities Paul McCartney, President Bill Clinton, Rebecca Romijn, Heidi Klum, Toby Keith and thousands of others.  In addition, she is hired to do makeup, hair and styling for corporate work with MGM Resorts International, Hewlett Packard and hundreds of print, television and film productions in Las Vegas and throughout the country.

Barbra Jo Batterman began her journey in Philadelphia.  Following in her mother’s footsteps, she began working at her mother’s cosmetic boutique and eventually took over the business after she retired.  Soon after, she started getting hired as a freelance makeup artist and hair stylist for magazines, TV productions, weddings and working with top-notch photographers.  Then in 1990, she packed up and moved to Las Vegas where she was courted by Chanel.

While at Chanel, Barbra Jo started to build a freelance makeup business and eventually moved out on her own doing the makeup and styling for various Las Vegas photo shoots, commercials and live productions.

In addition to her work on the grand stage, Barbra Jo has also built a large segment of her business specializing in makeup for Las Vegas weddings.  Not a week goes by where she isn’t called by a soon-to-be-bride, referred by either one of their friends or the concierge at the hotel.  Her Las Vegas wedding work has helped her become an expert in airbrushing, a common technique used among many brides, in addition to her celebrity clientele.  Barbra Jo enjoys doing makeup for Las Vegas brides as she states she enjoys being part of their fairy tale moment.