Glow Up season 4 has finally arrived with 10 new aspiring make-up artists ready to battle it out to become Britain’s next make-up star.
As usual, the contestants will be tested by leading industry experts in varied high-stakes challenges in the hopes of impressing judges Val Garland and Dominic Skinner.
Each week the two MUAs who least impress will go head-to-head in a Face Off elimination, putting their technical skills under the spotlight.
After 8 weeks, the last MUA standing will be crowned and will win a contract assisting some of the world’s top make-up artists.
Ready to meet the cast?
Who is in the line-up for Glow Up season 4?
Charlie (he/she/they/them) was initially introduced to drag and make-up by their Drag Mother
Job: Office worker
‘Glow Up will give me the opportunity to make a better life for my one-year-old daughter.’
Kris (he/him) realised make-up was his passion in lockdown
Location: London via Ireland
Job: Counter MUA
Kris is a self-proclaimed misfit who has now found his superpower in make-up and special effects.
Lisa (she/her) incorporates crafty items like yoghurt cups into her homemade
Job: Primary School Teacher
‘I’ve inspired my Primary School students to follow their dreams and now the tables have turned!’
Mikaél (he/him) hopes to assist in a fashion show
Location: London via Ghana
Job: Loss Prevention Officer
‘I haven’t been in the make-up game for long and I’m already desperate to be one of the greats!’
Nancé (she/her) would love to work for Doja Cat
Job: Freelance MUA
‘I’ve struggled to get my foot in the door, so now I’m ready to make my own seat at the table.’
Rachel (she/her) wants to launch her own make-up brand
Location: East Midlands
Job: Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
Rachel is a science geek who wants to mix beauty and brains in the best way.
Ryan (he/him) realised his make-up dreams after witnessing the Manchester Terror Attack
‘The Manchester Terrorist Attacks made me realise being an MUA was my dream career.’
Sophie (they/them) wants to push the boundaries of make-up
Job: Freelance And Retail MUA
‘I’ve struggled finding my feet in the industry, but I’m finally being appreciated for my creative work.’
Young-Chin B (she/her) often draws on her love for her Asian heritage to inspire her looks
Location: London via Glasgow
Job: Freelance MUA and Part Time Nanny
‘I’m desperate to pursue my dream of being a make-up artist.’
Adam (he/him) isn’t afraid to embrace his culture and include it in his work
Job: Freelance MUA
‘I want to show other Pakistani Muslim boys and girls that if I can do makeup, anything is possible!’
Who is presenting Glow Up season 4?
Maya Jama is set to reprise her role as presenter for Glow Up season 4.
She joins resident judges Val Garland and Dominic Skinner as they welcome a sparkling array of guest judges and experts from the worlds of beauty, TV, music and fashion.
Globally-renowned photographer and director Rankin will feature as a guest judge once again, with make-up artist Pablo Rodriguez and H&M Beauty’s Global Creative Director Marjorie Lacombe-Jelinek also on the bill.
How to watch Glow Up season 4
Season four will comprise of eight episodes, with the last chapter crowning Britain’s next make-up star.
Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star will air Wednesdays at 8pm on BBC Three.