The first series of the BBC make-up competition Glow Up has reached its conclusion.

During the grand finale, the first ever winner of Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star was selected by the expert judges, Val Garland and Dominic Skinner.

But who is the Glow Up winner? Here’s what happened in the grand finale!

Pictured: Dominic Skinner and Val Garland

Pictured: Dominic Skinner and Val Garland

Who is the Glow Up winner? SPOILERS

The first series of Glow Up was won by Ellis.

Ellis was in the final two alongside fellow contestant Nikki.

Joining Ellis and Nikki in the Glow Up final was 28-year-old  Leigh Easthope.

Ellis, Glow Up

Ellis, Glow Up

What did the Glow Up winner do before?

The Glow Up winner Ellis currently lives in London.

Prior to his appearance on the show, Ellis finished in the top 5 at the NYX Face Awards in both 2017 and 2018.

You can follow Ellis on Instagram, where he shares some of his best make-up creations. His official username is @ellis_atlantis.

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So I decided to recreate @nikkietutorials #BlueBlood look, it looked so stunning on her so I couldn’t resist. Swipe to see a Video of this Look up close. _ Face: @kikomilano Radiant Primer @anastasiabeverlyhills Hydrating Oil @marcjacobsbeauty Shameless Foundation @hudabeautyshop Faux Filter Foundation @morphebrushes Full coverage concealer @hudabeautyshop Over Achiever Concealer @anastasiabeverlyhills Minx Contour Stick @fentybeauty Lavender Setting Powder @fentybeauty Inda Sun Bronzer @ofracosmetics Pillow Talk Highlighter @meltcosmetics Neon yellow shadow @colourpopcosmetics Puffin Glitter @anastasiabeverlyhills Dewy Set _ Eyes: @plouise_makeup_academy 0.5 Base @jeffreestarcosmetics Blue Blood Palette @peachesmakeup Mermaze Pigment @gerardcosmetics Black Liquid Liner @katvondbeauty GBOGH mascara @marcjacobsbeauty Black Highliner @molliecosmetics Lashes In MCM4 _ Lips: @anastasiabeverlyhills Ashton Liquid Lipstick @jeffreestarcosmetics DrugLord Liquid Lipstick _ #jeffreestarcosmetics #blueblood #norvina #abhjunkies #huda #fentybeauty #Colourpopme

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What happened in the Glow Up final?

The final of Glow Up saw finalists Ellis, Nikki and Leigh take on the final round of make-up challenges.

One challenge faced by the contestants was to make up a supermodel for a photo shoot with the famed British photographer, Rankin.

The judges then selected their top two, and shortly afterwards finalist Ellis was revealed to be the 2019 winner.

Glow Up, Nikki

When can you watch the Glow Up final?

The Glow Up final is currently available to watch via the BBC iPlayer.

The final will also be shown tonight (Wednesday, April 24th) at 10.35 pm on BBC One.

You can catch up with the entire series on the BBC iPlayer.



Who is Glow Up star Ellis? Meet him on Instagram, Youtube and find out what he does in real life

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