The BEST Episodes of The Face
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2020
The Face, hosted by photographer Nigel Barker, features supermodel coaches Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha as they compete to find the face of ULTA Beauty, one of the fastest growing beauty retailers in the United States. The series will give viewers access inside the world of the industry as three teams of aspiring models, each led by one of the supermodel coaches, are guided through real life assignments, including photo shoots and commercials.
#1 - Every Rose Has its Thorns
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 12, 2013
Amar'e Stoudemire makes an appearance in a steamy commercial shoot for Christian Louboutin shoes. The coaches' rivalry intensifies as Karolina once again incites the wrath of Naomi.
#2 - Red Carpet Ready?
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 19, 2013
When the final six attend a red carpet challenge they are surprised by celebrity interviewer Wendy Williams, and by the fact that two girls will be leaving the competition.
#3 - Bare Your New Look
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 12, 2014
Global leader in luxury hair care Frédéric Fekkai and the Supermodel Coaches create new looks for the modeltestants, but before the coaches can build the girls up, they'll have to strip them down for the week's campaign.
#4 - Male Bonding
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 16, 2014
The models pose intimately with complete strangers, in a sexy lingerie campaign for Fleur du Mal. They’ll need to find chemistry with their male models in order to stay in the competition. Lydia steps up her game with a more forceful technique.
#5 - Runway Dinner Party
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 19, 2014
Revered male supermodel Tyson Beckford joins Naomi Campbell to mentor the modeltestants by having them walk an unusual runway in restrictive latex dresses. Designer Pamella Roland launches a new line by having the girls walk a never-before-seen dinner table runway.
#6 - Press Your Luck
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 30, 2014
Is all publicity really good publicity? When something catches the models off guard, one model loses face with her coach and has a hard time recovering. The models’ composure is tested when they deliver a speech for a room full of press.
#7 - Model Warfare
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 19, 2013
Team Naomi begins to implode as Sandra and Jocelyn wage all-out war on each other. Naomi struggles to bring them together in time for a lingerie shoot for Cosabella.
#8 - Going Viral
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 2, 2014
Supermodel and viral video sensation Karen Elson lends her expertise to the modeltestants as they create a challenging viral video for Liebeskind handbags, but few girls manage to smile for the camera.
#9 - Finding the Face... The Finale
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 26, 2013
On a night of twists and turns, the final four hopefuls fight it out to become the face of Ulta Beauty, culminating in an amazing Zac Posen runway show also featuring Naomi, Karolina and Coco.
#10 - Sell, Sell, Sell!
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 26, 2014
The modeltestants learn firsthand that it takes more than a pretty face to be a brand ambassador. They'll have to act in commercial shoots for fast growing lifestyle brand Alex & Ani, but one team struggles to make the cut.
#11 - Falling From Grace
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 26, 2013
The aspiring models must navigate an enormous staircase for a live audience, while wearing large bridal gowns. Some will rise to the occasion, while others will fall from grace.
#12 - Let The Face Begin
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 5, 2014
Twelve modeltestants arrive at NYC's Bryant Park to meet host Nigel Barker and walk a pop-up runway show as they vie for spots on Team Naomi Campbell, Team Anne V. and Team Lydia Hearst.
#13 - Who Will Be The Face?
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 7, 2014
In the season finale, The Face of 2014 is announced.
#14 - We Are the Most Miserable Team Here
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 5, 2013
A feud between two aspiring models continues, upending Naomi's team. Elsewhere, the teams pose for a collection of photographs for a demanding client.
#15 - Just One of the Boys
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 9, 2014
You never know a man until you’ve walked in his shoes, and that’s what the models will have to do. The contestants pose as the opposite sex in an androgyny campaign. To prove versatility to a judge from Elle, they must transform into strapping men.
#16 - Diamonds Are a Model's Best Friend
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 23, 2014
The models shoot a jewelry commercial for Chopard. They must remain composed while running in 10 inch heels and dressed in restrictive dresses made by Lady Gaga’s favorite designer, Iris Van Herpen. Afiya and Naomi don’t see eye to eye.
#17 - Game On!
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 12, 2013
The three handpicked teams of contestants move into the loft and go through their first campaign, creating an image worthy of being featured in W Magazine; the first model is eliminated, leading to an explosive showdown between the coaches.