X Factor 2018 makeovers revealed ahead of first live show

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The X Factor 2018 makeovers have been revealed and some finalists have undergone quite a transformation.

And they're all loving their new looks

In the Boys category are Anthony Russell, Armstrong Martins, Brendan Murray and Dalton Andre Harris. The Overs are made up of Danny Tetley, Giovanni Spano, Janice Robinson, and Olatunji Yearwood.

The Girls are Bella Penfold, Molly Scott, Scarlett Lee, and Shan Ako. Finally, the Groups are duo Acacia and Aaliyah, LMA Choir, Misunderstood and boy band United Vibe.

Scarlett said: "The shoot was incredible, I loved having my make-up and hair done. I literally felt like a celeb. I just feel so lucky and it’s made me really excited for the upcoming live shows."

X Factor 2018: The overs
X Factor 2018: The overs
X Factor 2018: The boys
X Factor 2018: The boys

Shan added: "I felt so special. The team were amazing, and when I thought I looked decent they made me look even better. Everyone’s been so lovely, and it’s just got me excited for the live shows!"

Molly agreed: "It was amazing, obviously all girls love being pampered, and having a stylist was just surreal!"

"The shoot was absolutely amazing," said Bella. "I felt like a proper star getting all dressed up. It was an experience I will never forget and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to do it."

Janice said of her makeover: "Oh my god it was amazing! I could literally cry happy tears all day. I’m experiencing things I’ve never experienced, and I’ve waited over 20 years for this, it’s like I’m in a movie."

Ola added: "The photo shoot was a beautiful thing because I got to dress up and look stylish and work with professionals. It was a good look and great experience."

Armstrong joked of the photoshoot: "It was very exciting and fun, such a different experience it was amazing. I feel like the fresh prince of Croydon!"

The LMA Choir said: "It was amazing, we felt like princesses, even the boys felt like they were in their element. We all loved it, and all felt so happy. We could really get used to this lifestyle, we just felt like popstars, it was a taste of what’s to come and really reminded us how much we want this."

Duo Misunderstood reflected: "We bought our style to the shoot; the team were amazing and really worked with us on what we liked and what we didn’t. It was the most relaxed photoshoot we’ve ever done, and we were just so happy with how it went."

And finally, United Vibe raved: "It was so wicked! We had so much fun, it was the first time we all wore make up, so that was different! Like when do we ever get to do that kinda thing? It was amazing and we love doing it all together."

X Factor: Groups
X Factor: Groups
LMA Choir
LMA Choir

The live shows begin this evening on ITV.

Dermot O’Leary leads the proceedings, while judges and mentors Louis Tomlinson, Ayda Williams, Robbie Williams and Simon Cowell take their seats behind the judges’ desk to battle it out with their contestants.

The X Factor will be live tonight at 8:25PM and return Sunday at 8PM with the first weekend of live singing.