Lifetime is ready for more makeovers. Today, the network announced the premiere date for season two of American Beauty Star.
The new season of the makeup artist competition series will be hosted by model Ashley Graham. The panel of judges includes Christie Brinkley, Cosmopolitan’s Chief Beauty Director Leah Wyar, and world acclaimed celebrity fashion and beauty photographer Yu Tsai.
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Los Angeles, CA (November 14, 2018) – With the beginning of a new year, comes the opportunity for new looks! Whether it’s the perfect cat eye or crown braid, Lifetime’s hit beauty competition series, American Beauty Star, has all your glam desires covered with the return of the show beginning Wednesday, January 2 at 10pm ET/PT, following new episodes of Project Runway All Stars. International superstar model Ashley Graham joins as the new host with celebrity makeup artist Sir John returning as mentor and a new panel of judges that include the world’s original supermodel Christie Brinkley, Cosmopolitan’s Chief Beauty Director Leah Wyar, and world acclaimed celebrity fashion and beauty photographer Yu Tsai for 13 all-new episodes.
Created by Herrick Entertainment, American Beauty Star season two features fourteen hair and makeup artists who will compete in a series of intense challenges, from creating high-end editorial looks to the latest red carpet and runway-ready beauty trends. The stakes are even higher this season as the contestants will be responsible for executing every aspect of their look from hair to makeup and everything in between. Each judge will use their unique expertise and decide who stays in and who packs up their brushes in each episode, leading to an explosive LIVE season finale event where viewers from across the country will vote for their favorite artist and help determine who will be the next American Beauty Star.
Revlon is the exclusive beauty sponsor across all categories including cosmetics, beauty tools and Revlon Professional hair products.
The winner of American Beauty Star will receive over $100,000 in cash and prizes including a $50,000 contract as a Consulting Beauty Artist with Revlon, an editorial feature in Cosmopolitan magazine, an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to see the hit Broadway musical, “Waitress,” $10,000 worth of JTV jewelry and an opportunity to design their own signature collection of Zenni Eyewear.
Revlon will also provide winners of each of the Revlon challenges with Revlon products valued at $5,000. These will include Revlon cosmetics and Revlon Professional hair styling products which are featured in the show along with new collections launching in 2019. Winners of Hearst Magazine’s Cosmo Challenge and Tie-in Challenge will receive a feature on Cosmopolitan.com showcasing their winning looks.
American Beauty Star season two contestants:
Asi Wilson-Perry – Atlanta, Georgia
Axel Vasquez – Centreville, Virginia
Brittney Ward – Queens, New York
Diana Osorio – East Rutherford, New Jersey
Jayson Glenn – Montgomery, Alabama
Kendra Springer – Seattle, Washington
Leslie Martin – Gilbert, Arizona
Lucy Garland – Melbourne, Australia
Ricardo Ferrise – West Hollywood, California
Ronaldo Escobar – New York, New York
Sara Stoy – Hamilton, New Jersey
Steven Smith – Savannah, Georgia
Tina Mod – Phoenix, Arizona
Tyren Redd – Los Angeles, California
American Beauty Star is created by and produced by Herrick Entertainment. Norton Herrick, Ross Elliot, Sue Kinkead and Ashley Graham serve as executive producers. Sara Rea serves as a consulting producer. Gena McCarthy, Christian Murphy, James Bolosh and Jim Hoffman executive produce for Lifetime. Jason Ikeler and Michael Mraz serve as executive producers for Hearst Magazines.
What do you think? Have you seen American Beauty Star? Will you watch season two?