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Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star is a competition to look for the next big make-up star of tomorrow. Tapping into the huge online passion for extreme make-up transformations, the series will see a talented cast of hopefuls 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 will not only test their skills under pressure but also give them the opportunity to unleash their creative vision with jaw-dropping results.

Glow Up is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on March 6, 2019.

Where do I stream Glow Up online? Glow Up is available for streaming on BBC Three, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Glow Up on demand at Netflix online.

BBC Three
2 Seasons, 16 Episodes
March 6, 2019
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Glow Up Full Episode Guide

  • It's the final of Glow Up and just three MUAs remain - they all have a chance to be crowned Britain's Next Make-Up Star, but only one will come out on top. Stacey Dooley presents as the MUAs are faced with their biggest Professional Assignment to date.Val Garland and Dominic Skinner are joined on the judging panel by Guest Judges Annalise Fard, Harrod's Director of Beauty and make-up royalty, and Anastasia Soare, creator of Anastasia Beverly Hills. Under their watchful eyes the MUAs are tasked with leading their own make-up masterclass at one of the world's most famous department stores - Harrods.The MUAs take it in turns to deliver a masterclass, showcasing their USP by creating a signature look on the eyes in front of an audience of industry professionals. They must be engaging, informative and deliver great make-up.The next day at Glow Up HQ the final three MUAs take on their last Creative Brief: delivering a look on the theme of evolution. They must demonstrate who they were before they started this competition and who they are now, and the finalists must push the boundaries - interpreting the brief and creating looks like never before.Following the Creative Brief, the judges must decide which MUA should leave the competition in third place before the final two head into the Face Off, where one will be crowned winner of Glow Up and named Britain's Next Make-Up Star.

  • It's the semi-final, and just one professional and one creative brief stands in between the MUAs and the chance to make it through to next week's Glow Up final.Judges Val Garland and Dominic Skinner are joined by Guest Judge, the world renowned photographer and director Rankin, as the MUAs are booked on a beauty editorial for his magazine, Hunger.Stacey Dooley presents as Rankin challenges the MUAs to experiment with beauty, expressing themselves and creating a look for the beauty editorial's theme The Future. But there's a twist: the models will be photographed in a tank of water, meaning the final four MUAs must produce a make-up look that works well in the water.Rankin will also be looking at how well they work with him to create the perfect image, and if they're good enough their work will feature in his magazine.The following day at Glow Up HQ, the MUAs face their first ever surprise Creative Brief, where they are asked to produce a look based on one of the four classical elements: earth, water, air and fire. The looks are judged before Dominic and Val decide which two will enter the Face Off elimination. With a place in the final at stake, the MUAs are asked to pull off a rainbow eye with seamlessly blended colour.

  • It's the quarter finals and Stacey Dooley takes the contestants to a familiar place: The Strictly Come Dancing ballroom.Val Garland and Dominic Skinner are joined by Guest Judge and Bafta Award-winning hair and make-up designer Lisa Armstrong, as the MUAs battle it out in the world of glitz and glam in Britain's most famous ballroom.Lisa is responsible for creating up to 50 original make-up looks for Strictly every week, and wants to know how the contestants will work to the time pressures of a live show. It's Movie Week and each contestant must deliver two looks based on an allocated movie, their make-up must also embody Strictly's brand: lashes, glamour and glitter. The best will have the opportunity to work with Lisa backstage at the live show, whilst the others risk the red Face Off chairs in the following challenge.The next day at Glow Up HQ the MUAs must transform their model into a superhero. The two that disappoint head into the Face Off elimination, a make-up skill drill where they are challenged to produce a perfect glitter lip. The judges are in deadlock as they try to decide who should earn a place in the Glow Up semi-final.

  • Stacey Dooley, Val Garland and Dominic Skinner take the remaining MUAs into the world of TV special effects, as they step onto the set of Holby City to be met by the Head Of Prosthetics and Guest Judge, Megan Thomas.The contestants' skills are put to the test in the famous hospital. After a short demonstration, each MUA is given an actor and a character brief to follow, where they must create realistic wounds, injuries and blood effects. The two that deliver the most convincing looks will have their work televised and get to see their actors film on set.The next day in the Creative Brief the two that least impressed start the day in the red Face Off chairs. This time the MUAs are asked to create a look that embodies their worst nightmare, fear or phobia.The weakest two enter the Face Off, where they must precisely replicate an eye shadow look, complete with rhinestones. The loser will be sent home.

  • Stacey Dooley presents, as make-up industry legends Val Garland and Dominic Skinner judge the remaining MUAs on their boldest assignment yet. The contestants are immersed into the world of fashion editorials, working for guest judge and leading make-up artist, Andrew Gallimore.

  • In the second episode of BBC Three's hit make-up series, hosted by Stacey Dooley and judged by Val Garland and Dominic Skinner, the nine remaining MUAs take on London Fashion Week, working alongside an iconic guest judge and fashion designer.

  • Before the ultimate face-off, the finalists go big with editorial makeup for Hunger magazine and futuristic faces reflecting their fondest hopes.

  • Just four MUAs remain to battle it out for a place in the Glow Up final.The semi-finalists receive a surprise house call from Val and Dominic, who announce that they are running this week's professional brief. The stakes are raised even higher when they reveal that the person who performs best will claim a fast pass to the final. But they don't have to go it alone in their hunt for the golden ticket, as Val and Dominic bring back four eliminated MUAs to work as assistants for the semi-finalists in the professional brief.

  • Style and precision matter when the players paint under pressure for a runway show and produce makeup palettes to complement a designer collection.

  • In episode five, the six remaining MUAs explore the drag scene - all under the watchful eye of one of its biggest stars!

  • In episode four, seven make-up artists remain - and they get their hands on some famous faces.This week's guest judge is Caroline Barnes, a make-up artist to the stars who counts Cheryl, Gemma Chan, Emma Watson and Kylie Minogue among her clients. She's been working red carpets for over 20 years, so knows a thing or two about how to keep celebrity clients looking flawless and feeling good - something the MUAs need to emulate this week.

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

  • It is movie week as the MUAs have to impress an Oscar-winning prosthetics artist at the home of Harry Potter, before creating their own fairytale characters at Glow Up HQ.

  • Ten aspiring make-up artists face a beauty editorial shoot for Marie Claire, before producing jaw-dropping make-up transformations at Glow Up HQ.

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