• Network: Syfy
  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 26, 2011
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7
Metascore
70

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4

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User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Mar 24, 2013
    8
    Special effects make up artists are put to the test to create outrageous and scary creations under limited time. The contestants are critiquedSpecial effects make up artists are put to the test to create outrageous and scary creations under limited time. The contestants are critiqued by a tough panel of judges, like Oscar winning artist Ve Neil, Neville Page and Glenn Hetrick. The winner of Face Off wins $100,000, a car and other prizes. The quality of the contestant's work does, however to have appeared to decrease after each season. Full Review »
  2. Mar 12, 2011
    10
    I absolutely love this show. It is so refreshing compared to all the other reality shows. It is so fun to watch and they have had some amazingI absolutely love this show. It is so refreshing compared to all the other reality shows. It is so fun to watch and they have had some amazing special effects makeup artist. Hope you continue to bring us more! Full Review »
  3. Mar 4, 2011
    9
    I know nothing about the movie makeup industry but have found myself to be oddly addicted to this show, in a Top Chef style format with aI know nothing about the movie makeup industry but have found myself to be oddly addicted to this show, in a Top Chef style format with a quickfire type challenge followed by an elimination (spotlight) challenge, presenting your makeups in front of a panel of industry experts who then vote someone off.

    There is suitable drama and entertainment for Reality fans (showmance, surprise eliminations)...but theres also the makeup itself, watching the creation of these special effects is incredible, seeing the start to finish of each one is incredible.
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