Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make Up Star is currently available to watch via the BBC iPlayer.
The series previously aired on Netflix and saw 10 creative makeup artists battle it out to become the UK’s top talent.
Week after week the contestants wowed the judges with their stunning makeup creations. The winner of the show gained a contract to work with some of the best makeup artists in the world.
Let’s take a look at where Netflix’s Glow Up participants are now…
Tiffany Hunt – also known as @illumin_arty on Instagram – has over 280,000 followers in December 2019.
The makeup artist is still creating unbelievably impressive looks and was the Nyx Face Awards UK Winner in 2019. Follow Tiff’s work on YouTube, too. Her channel is Illumin_arty MUA.
Glow up participant Paige didn’t manage to win the show but she is a very succesful makeup artist in her own right.
The 22-year-old looks to have moved onto big things as describes herself on Instagram as: “BBC Misfits Salon Makeup Artist, and Key MUA for @breerunway, London/NYC.”
Follow Paige on Instagram @paigecolemakeup, She also had her work featured in Marie Claire and Paper Magazine.
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In 2019, Glow Up contestant Steph describes herself as a “Multi award winning and multi skilled Makeup Designer and Entrepreneur.”
The recognisable contestant – who sports a vibrant head of pink dreadlocks – graduated from university in 2019 and looks to still be very much into makeup artistry.
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Cyberpunk Filigree. ⚙ 🎨 I went super conceptual today because I gave myself 3 colours to do a makeup look with; Teal, Gold and copper brown. I wasn't too sure about posting it, but I'm like…I've spent too long painting it for it to not be shown! 😂 🎨 I did something oil slick, bronzed and with those shots of teal. It's always been a favourite colour combination of mine so I'm glad to get them together again! 😎 🎨 Tutorial coming soon! 💖 🎨 Products: Chest: @cameleonpaint in rose brown, celadon, Oscar, Crystal and Black. @katvondbeauty glitter gel in Tesoro Gold (also used for eyes and lashes) Face: @katvonduk foundation and primer. @hudabeauty Dessert Dusk pallet for contour on top of the rose brown paint. And also the shimmery red/gold highlights on the brown base. @thebalm No Money No Honey mineral eyeshadow. For highlighter. @nyxcosmetics Jumbo liner in milk mixed with blue eyeshadow for the waterline. @katvonduk everlasting lipstick in Dreamer. #andsomecheapwig #makeup #mua #steampunk #art #bronzed #creativemakeup #3colourchallange #copper #cogs #filigree #facepaint #bodypaint #shine!
Leigh Easthope was one of the 10 participants on Netflix and BBC’s Glow Up.
Based in Manchester, the make up artist has gone on to make it onto the Nyx Face Awards Top 20.
Follow Leigh on Insta @easthope_fx where he has around 50,000 followers.
Brandon is still based at Thrones Beauty Lounge, Blackpool since Glow Up.
Find Brandon on Instagram @branalunan. He was featured on the show prior to transitioning to a woman. She is now known as Brana Alunan.
Brana’s stunning make up looks can be flicked through on her Insta page where she has around 100,000 followers.
Social media superstar Nikki was a finalist in the Glow Up competition.
The make up artist has over 450,000 followers on Instagram @nikkissecretx as well as a further 27,000 on her food Instagram – @nikkisfoodsecretx.
Glow Up Netflix participants: Dina
Dina Schofield is a certified MAC make up artist.
The Manchester-based MUA can create anything from intricate body art to stomach-turning injuries.
Follow Dina’s professional Insta page @dinas_makeup_artistry. She also has a personal page @dinaschofield.
Ellis was the Glow Up 2019 winner. He’s gone on to work with some of the biggest make up artists in the business.
The Glow Up 2019 winner lists himself as a “Self Proclaimed CatFish” and looks to have added a tonne more looks to his portfolio since winning the show (@ellis_atlantis).
Newcastle-based Belinda is still very much involved in make up.
The MUA has a following of almost 90,000 on Insta – @beautybybelinda.
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Mathieu Dausmann’s Instagram is pretty gruesome at first sight, but don’t fret because its only special effects makeup.
That’s what the 28-year-old MUA specialises in and you can see his looks online via Instagram @kxvxg.
Cuts, bruises, spots, psoriasis, rotten teeth and real-looking hearts are just some of the aspects included in Mathieu’s creations.
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So I’m going to do a Character series and I thought I’d start with Marge Simpson, let me know in the comments below what other characters I should do. _ I’m wearing London Sky contact lenses from @mesmereyezcontactlenses @mehronuk Yellow, Red, white and lime green paradise paints for the body. _ Face: @renskincare Perfect Canvas @milkmakeup Hydro Grip primer @makeupforeverofficial Yellow grease paint @maccosmeticsuk White cream paint @anastasiabeverlyhills Translucent setting powder @makeuprevolution Instinct palette @anastasiabeverlyhills peachy love blush trio _ Eyes: @plouise_makeup_academy 0 base @beautybaycom @mmmmitchell palette @anastasiabeverlyhills Norvina Vol1/2 @colourpopcosmetics Yellow Glitter @peachesmakeup Hollywood pigment @eldorafalseeyelashes Lashes @tatti_lashes TLMitchell under lash @marcjacobsbeauty Velvet noir mascara _ Lips: @colourpopcosmetics blotted lip in melonade @hudabeauty Demi matte in boy collector _ #thesimpsons #margesimpson #cosplay #dragqueen
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