In the Season 1 finale, the three remaining contestants battle it out to create a collection of looks that envision the future of beauty. One contestant will be named the first "American Beauty Star." Iconic model Christie Brinkley joins as guest judge.
The contestants create beauty editorials around social or political issues that matter to them, proving beauty transcends the superficial. Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth and celebrity-makeup artist Chris Appleton join as guest judges.
The beauty directors must create a look worthy of a music superstar, resulting in one contestant rising and another falling. Celebrity makeup artist Chris Appleton joins as a guest mentor and Color Wow CEO Gail Federici joins as a guest judge.
The stylists get a special chance to give back to women in public service and treat these real-world heroes to a makeover and a surprise they will not forget. Model Josephine Skriver joins as guest judge.
The contestants team up with their competition to makeover walk-ins at Universal City Walk. Meanwhile, a teammate stands in for an injured contestant and causes tension. Designer and model Camila Alves joins as a guest judge.
In the series premiere, supermodel Adriana Lima and celebrity makeup artist Sir John challenge 12 hair and makeup artists to highlight their unique personalities through their work and prove why they deserve to be the first "American Beauty Star." Ta'Rhonda Jones joins as guest judge.