The fourteen new makeup artists meet on the Queen Elizabeth for a foundation challenge involving crowns. After one of them wins immunity, the rest move onto a spotlight challenge where they must make goblin kings incorporating the lands of the kingdoms they rule.
The contestants participate in their first individual Spotlight Challenge when they go to Comic-Con to receive their assignment: create an original superhero who will be published in a DC Comics comic book.
An unexpected twist is thrown at the competing makeup artists as they work on creating sinister demons for a challenge.
The artists must use real candy when making confection-inspired creatures.
A trip to Six Flags introduces the ten remaining contestants to their new spotlight team challenge: creating a giant-sized multi-headed opponent for Jack the Giant Slayer. Joining the judges is movie direction Bryan Singer.
After choosing abstract, microscopic images, the artists are told they must use them as inspiration for creepy-crawly creations.
For the immunity challenge, the contestants divide up into teams to do quick-and-dirty work creating an army of zombies. At the spotlight challenge, the teams must create alien werewolves.
The artists create creatures that need to look good both in light and black light.
Inspired by the 'Evil Dead' franchise the artists are challenged to create a Egyptian God Mummy.
The artists visit the set of the new Syfy series "Defiance" to inspire original alien creations.
The three finalists must create a waterproof makeup for the show "Le Reve: The Dream at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas."