Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star

10 Best Episodes of Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star

A talented cast of aspiring makeup artists live and work together as they attempt to prove their potential to industry professionals from a multitude of worlds from fashion to film. With regular eliminations, the challenges not only test their skills under pressure but also give them the opportunity to unleash their creative vision with jaw-dropping results.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S5E7

#15 - Brit Awards (Season 5 - Episode 7)

At the Brit Awards, celebrity MUA Hector Espinal judges the MUAs as they attempt to get celebs red carpet ready. In the studio, the battle of the brushes continues for a place in the final.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 14 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S2E1

#14 - Ad Campaign (Season 2 - Episode 1)

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Glow Up returns to see 10 new aspiring make-up artists face an advertising campaign for sports fashion retailer JD and produce jaw-dropping make-up transformations at Glow Up HQ.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 31 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S2E6

#13 - Strictly Come Dancing (Season 2 - Episode 6)

It’s glitter and gloss this week as Stacey Dooley returns to her favourite dance floor and the MUAs battle it out at Strictly Come Dancing executing make-up designs for movie week.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 29 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S5E6

#12 - Viva Glam Campaign (Season 5 - Episode 6)

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It's drag week! Under the watchful eye of Drag Race’s Trixie Mattel, it's the MUAs' toughest challenge yet, working on well-known drag artists ahead of doing drag on themselves.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 15 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S4E1

#11 - Social Media Campaign (Season 4 - Episode 1)

Glow Up and Maya Jama return as ten make-up artists face a social media campaign for a fitness brand and produce make-up transformations at Glow Up studios.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 28 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S4E7

#10 - London Fashion Week (Season 4 - Episode 7)

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The MUAs take on London Fashion Week, assisting make-up artist Pablo Rodriguez for Brit designer Mark Fast. In Glow Up Studios, they must create looks based on an act of rebellion.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 24 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S1E5

#9 - West End Theatre (Season 1 - Episode 5)

The MUAs head to the West End to recreate dramatic drag looks for a hit musical, before taking on a creative brief which asks for kings, queens and everything in between.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 36 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S2E5

#8 - Special Effects (Season 2 - Episode 5)

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The MUAs head to Elstree Studio’s Holby City and enter the world of special effects before taking on a Creative Brief embodying their worst nightmare, fear or phobia.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 29 votes.

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#7 - Social Media (Season 1 - Episode 3)

The MUAs dive into the world of social media with guest judge NikkieTutorials and have to create a revealing look for themselves at Glow Up HQ.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 38 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S2E4

#6 - Fashion Editorial (Season 2 - Episode 4)

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The MUAs face their boldest assignment yet as they are booked for a high fashion editorial with Attitude Magazine and Guest Judge Michelle Visage cranks up the pressure.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 25 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S1E4

#5 - Red Carpet (Season 1 - Episode 4)

The MUAs get their hands on some famous faces who they need to make-up for the red carpet and a surprise monochrome creative brief leaves the judges with some difficult decisions.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 36 votes.

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#4 - Episode 8 (Season 3 - Episode 8)

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The episode was rated 7.80 from 25 votes.

Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star - S1E8

#3 - The Final (Season 1 - Episode 8)

It’s the Glow Up final and the MUAs must make up a supermodel for a photoshoot with Rankin in order to be crowned Britain’s next make-up star.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 33 votes.

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#2 - Beauty Editorial (Season 2 - Episode 7)

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The semi-final. MUAs must impress world renowned photographer Rankin as they are booked on a beauty editorial that will be shot in a tank of water.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 26 votes.

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#1 - the Finale: A Master Class at Harrods (Season 2 - Episode 8)

It’s the Glow Up Final and the MUAs must deliver a master class in one of the world’s most famous department stores– Harrods in order to be crowned Britain’s Next Make-Up Star.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 29 votes.

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