Glow Up 2023 contestants, results and WINNER from series 5

Who won Glow Up 2023?

Glow Up 2023 has arrived on BBC Three – here are the contestants taking part, results and WINNER of the latest series.

Glow Up is back for season five with 10 new make up artists competing to be crowned Britain’s Next Make-up Star.

With new host Leomie Anderson at the helm, each week the contestants will take on challenges in a bid to impress the judges, the legendary Val Garland and Dominic Skinner.

Glow Up cast group photo
Glow Up 2023 cast. Top L-R: Keiran, Morgan, Wezley, Saphron. Bottom L-R: On-May, Sarah, Taisha, Axel, Howard, Roo. Credit: BBC/Wall To Wall/Dave King

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 standing wins a contract assisting some of the world’s top make-up artists.

Glow Up contestants, results and WINNER

WINNER: Saphron – 23-year-old from Essex
Instagram username:

RUNNER UP: Axel B – 27-year-old from Dundee
Instagram username: @axelartistries

RUNNER UP: Roo – 24-year-old from London
Instagram username: @nectaroon

ELIMINATED EPISODE 8: Keiran – 23-year-old from Cheshire
Instagram username: @keiranmuslay

ELIMINATED EPISODE 7: No elimination.

ELIMINATED EPISODE 6: On-May – 21-year-old from Glasgow
Instagram username: @lilbbybokchoy

ELIMINATED EPISODE 5: Wezley – 20-year-old from Weston-Super-Mare
Instagram username: @wezleywebber

ELIMINATED EPISODE 4: Taisha – 23-year-old from London
Instagram username: @taishamakeup

ELIMINATED EPISODE 3: Sarah – 25-year-old from Manchester
Instagram username: @modernwand

ELIMINATED EPISODE 2: Howard B – 30-year-old from London
Instagram username: @yogilovesmakeup_howard

ELIMINATED EPISODE 1: Morgan – 19-year-old from Durham
Instagram username: @njapf_


Glow Up spoilers

Glow Up airs Wednesdays at 8PM on BBC Three with episodes available to watch online in advance via BBC iPlayer.

In the last episode (21 June), it’s the final and the judges are joined by none other than the Kardashians’ MUA Hrush Achemyan, master of masterclasses, and she has very high expectations for the finalists.

The remaining four MUAs must impress in the creative brief to get themselves through to the final industry assignment, the masterclass at Harvey Nichols in front of industry heavyweights.

Episodes are available to watch online via the BBC iPlayer here.

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