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Get ready to witness the ultimate make-up showdown as Glow Up returns for its fifth series, welcoming brand-new host, Supermodel Leomie Anderson.

Each week, 10 of the most talented aspiring make-up artists will be judged on their creative skills and ability to perform under pressure, in incredible Professional Assignments, from TV special FX to the Metaverse. Global beauty campaigns to social media lives plus creating drag looks and also preparing celebs make-up for a huge red carpet event.

At Glow Up Studios these skilled artists will push their creativity and technical abilities to the limit as they strive to impress the judges, the legendary Val Garland and Dominic Skinner. The two who fail to impress, go head-to-head in a Face Off, where they fight to escape elimination.

After 8 weeks, the last make-up artist (MUA) standing wins a contract assisting some of the world’s top make-artists and is crowned Britain’s Next Make-up Star. It's a high-stakes competition that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish! There will also be special guests including Drag Race UK Queens (Cheddar Gorgeous, Black Peppa, Victoria Scone), Dame Dave Lynn, Jack Oliver from Series 4, Zara McDermott, Talia Storm, Daisy Maskell, Yinka Bokinni and Hrush Achemyan.

Alongside Leomie, Val and Dominic, they will be joined by an array of guest judges including:

-Erika Ökvist, Award winning hair and make-up artist for film and TV

-Arieta Mujay, Brand Director for SEPHORA UK

-Patrick Ta, Make-up artist and social media influencer

-Chelsea Lazkani, Reality TV star from Netflix’s Selling Sunset

-Natalie Pateman, Film and TV make-up artist

-Vanessa Davis, Professional special effects make and hair artist

-Paige Williams, Entrepreneur of brand P. Louise Cosmetics

-Cat Burns, Brit Award nominated British singer-songwriter

-Giovana Graziosi, Head of Metaverse Fashion Week

-Erika Wykes-Sneyd, Global Vice President of Adidas

-Isamaya Ffrench, owner of Isamaya Beauty

-Trixie Mattel, Drag Race Star

-Hector Espinal, Global Make-Up Artist for Fenty Beauty

-Hrush Achemyan, Celebrity make-up artist and social media influencer

Series five will take the battle of the brushes to a whole other level with real-world professional assignments as the MUAs will work on the set of Bridgerton, work with retail make up giant Sephora, assist on the TV set of BBC comedy hit Ghosts, take part in a charity campaign with Mac and Viva Glam, create looks for the Metaverse Fashion Week, do the make-up for celebrities attending The BRIT Awards and present a live masterclass to heavyweights and celebrities at Harvey Nichols.

Glow Up returns Tuesday 2nd May at 8pm on BBC Three.


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