Skin Wars

The BEST episodes of Skin Wars

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

An hour-long competition show that seeks to find the most talented and versatile body painters in the country.

Last Updated: 5/5/2022Network: GSN
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Last Looks
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8.02
64 votes

#1 - Last Looks

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/29/2016

The finalists final challenge of making their models stand-out and disappear in a setting of their own creation.

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Contort This!
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7.78
65 votes

#2 - Contort This!

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/22/2016

The Grand Illusion
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7.78
32 votes

#3 - The Grand Illusion

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/19/2015

The penultimate episode features Season 1 winner Natalie Fletcher as a guest judge for a camouflage challenge, which requires the four remaining artists to make their models seamlessly disappear into a natural backdrop.

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Survive & Thrive
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7.75
61 votes

#4 - Survive & Thrive

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/8/2016

Samantha Harris weighs in as a guest judge for an inspirational challenge, which finds the remaining body artists painting breast cancer survivors.

Fashionistas
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7.74
62 votes

#5 - Fashionistas

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/15/2016

Emotional Rollercoaster
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7.67
51 votes

#6 - Emotional Rollercoaster

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/15/2015

The body artists have to make RuPaul laugh in the first challenge. Later, they are split into two groups to tell a scary story through their painted models. Actor Tobin Bell ("Saw") is the guest judge.

The Art of Illusion
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7.63
60 votes

#7 - The Art of Illusion

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/17/2014

Multi-body illusions are created by the artists.

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Disappearing Act
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7.63
65 votes

#8 - Disappearing Act

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/18/2016

Magician Christen Gerhart weighs in as a guest judge when the remaining body artists explore illusions and fortune-telling and deal with an unexpected twist.

I'm Steampunk'd
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7.63
40 votes

#9 - I'm Steampunk'd

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/22/2015

Carson Kressley is the guest judge for a challenge revolving around the fantasy world of steampunk. Included: One artist gets the chance to force a competitor to take a 30-minute time-out.

Fact or Myth
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7.62
55 votes

#10 - Fact or Myth

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/3/2014

The artists discuss their teammates' weaknesses.

Natural Beauty
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7.59
44 votes

#11 - Natural Beauty

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/12/2015

The penultimate episode features Season 1 winner Natalie Fletcher as a guest judge for a camouflage challenge, which requires the four remaining artists to make their models seamlessly disappear into a natural backdrop.

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Inner Demons
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7.58
57 votes

#12 - Inner Demons

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/27/2014

Most revealing images yet; emotions run hot at the house.

Man vs. Machine
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7.57
42 votes

#13 - Man vs. Machine

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/5/2015

Bodybuilders are transformed into robots.

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Not All Fun & Games
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7.57
90 votes

#14 - Not All Fun & Games

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/27/2016

Actress Jillian Rose Reed appears as a guest judge when the painters face a difficult camouflage challenge.

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All's Fair
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7.53
51 votes

#15 - All's Fair

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/10/2014

Images of heroic warriors are created by the body artists.

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Finale: The Winner is Announced!
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7.52
46 votes

#16 - Finale: The Winner is Announced!

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/24/2014

A champion is crowned in the Season 1 finale

Skintastic Celebration
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7.48
91 votes

#17 - Skintastic Celebration

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/20/2016

Twelve body artists face their first challenge in the Season 3 premiere.

Under the Sea
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7.46
69 votes

#18 - Under the Sea

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/1/2016

A field trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach inspires the remaining body artists when they take on the challenge of creating waterproof designs.

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Body & Soul
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7.42
64 votes

#19 - Body & Soul

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/10/2015

Ten body artists move to Hollywood and compete to find talented body painters across the country, in the Season 2 premiere.

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Leather and Lace
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7.41
63 votes

#20 - Leather and Lace

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/20/2014

The first partnered competition with a surprise twist.

Now You See Me
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7.40
73 votes

#21 - Now You See Me

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/13/2014

The remaining nine artists camouflage naked models into their backgrounds.

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New Dimensions
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7.39
71 votes

#22 - New Dimensions

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/4/2016

Make-up artist Kandee Johnson weighs in as a guest judge when the competitors team up for a challenge in which they have to paint their naked models in both 2-D and 3-D poses.

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Queens or Divas?
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7.36
58 votes

#23 - Queens or Divas?

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/8/2015

Some of the artists have to deal with creative differences when transforming drag queens into female music icons.

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The Naked Canvas
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7.29
108 votes

#24 - The Naked Canvas

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/6/2014

Ten of the country's best body artists compete to be the best painters of the naked human form.

Big Time Big Top
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7.28
40 votes

#25 - Big Time Big Top

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/29/2015

The artists are challenged to create modern interpretations of the big top circus using ultraviolet paint on models from the avant-garde group Lucent Dossier Experience.

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