The glitz and glam of the runway are about to shine upon 12 contestants as they compete in various beauty challenges to find the next best hair or make-up artist. Paired with a teammate of the opposite craft. The artists must overcome the challenges of creating a look that will impress the judges. Only one contestant can be left to dazzle and attain the coveted beauty spot at one of Teen Vogue's editorial shoots. The winner also receives a cash prize. American Beauty Star is hosted by model Adriana Lima, judged by photographer Russell James and writer Sarah Brown, with make-up artist Sir John serving as a mentor.