The NYX Professional Makeup UK & Ireland FACE Awards 2017 are now over.

We were blown away by the level of artistry demonstrated throughout the competition this year! A huge congratulations to our winner Heather Moorhouse (@makeupmouse) who blew the judges away with her creativity and innovation. The final round was themed A Midsummer Night's Dream and Heather clinched the crown with her spellbinding final look - check it out below.

Who’s planning their looks for next year!? Watch this space for more information on how to enter in 2018.


Its simple:

1. Follow @NYXCosmetics_UK on Instagram
2. Post a 15-second tutorial tagging #FaceAwardsUK on Instagram
3. Look out for a comment from us on your instavid inviting you to validate your entry, and validate by 11:59pm on the 26th of March 2017.
4. Hold your breath, the finalists will be notified by the 29th March 2017.

Notes: You must have a public Instagram and YouTube channel to enter. You must be 18 years old.
Please read the full terms here.


UK & ROI residents 18+ only || Entries open 20:00 06/03/17 until 23:59 26/03/17 || Only one valid entry per person will be counted || No music can be used for your entry || Employees of L’Oreal or their immediate families are not permitted to enter || Must have a public Instagram account in order for us to see your entry || Must have a public Facebook & YouTube channel in order to move on to the next stages || You must be available for travel in June for later stages || Prize (one winner) is: attendance at NYX Professional Makeup Awards in LA on 19/08/17; enrolment onto a professional make-up course in London (max value £1,500); being the face of the NYX Professional Makeup Halloween animation; and £10,000 spending money to be used in conjunction with the other parts of the prize. || Full T&Cs apply. || Promoter: L'Oréal (UK) Limited (NYX Professional Makeup) || Good luck!


A huge congratulations to the Top 5 and thank you to everyone who voted!

Stay tuned to find out the theme that the Top 5 will create their final looks around and head over to their channels to show your support and follow the last stages of their UK & Ireland FACE Awards journey.


    • March 6 - 26
    • Open Submissions

      Entries will be accepted from March 6th – 26th, 2017 and you must have a public Instagram & YouTube account in order to move on to the next stage. Only one entry per person will be counted. Open to UK & Ireland Residents Only.

    • April 3
    • Top 20 & Challenge 1 Announced

      Only 20 selected applicants will then go on the first online challenge. Valid entries may be showcased and celebrated right here on nyxcosmetics.co.uk

    • April 24
    • Top 10 & Challenge 2 Announced

      Just 10 will then go on the second online challenge. Valid entries may be showcased and celebrated right here on nyxcosmetics.co.uk

    • May 8 - 29
    • Public Vote

      Vote for your favourite artist to make the final 5!

    • June 4
    • Final 5 Announced

      The final 5 contestants will be invited to London to compete in the final round. While in London, contestants will visit the NYX Professional Makeup headquarters, meet the team and be given one final challenge to be produced will the help of a professional film crew.

    • June 28
    • Live Final

      The final videos will then be played at the NYX Professional Makeup UK&I FACE Awards live show in London on June 28th in front of a panel of judges who will crown the 2017 Beauty Vlogger of the Year!


Zoe is an incredibly talented makeup artist from northern Wales who won our 2016 FACE Awards, check out her Instagram and youtube pages to see her awesome entry videos for each stage and her winning video of the Avatar!