GIFTED make up artist Saphron Morgan has received a ringing endorsement the industry's icons.

Saphron, 23, a freelance make-up artist from Braintree, is a participant in the newest season of BBC Three's show Glow-Up. 

The show creates weekly challenges for make-up artists to progress through the competition, which is judged by industry professionals Dominic Skinner and Val Garland, as well as weekly guest stars. 

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As a child, Saphron suffered with acne that would flare up when she got anxious.

Now, she works part-time as a make-up artist who has learnt to embrace her skin.Braintree and Witham Times: Saphron Morgan Saphron Morgan (Image: BBC 3 Glow-Up)

When not working with clients and on film sets, she works as a pizza delivery driver.

The make-up artist won two industry briefs during the first few episodes and got her first ‘Ding Dong’ from one of the head judges.

She is now in the last eight contestants.

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Proud mum Nicola Morgan has shared that her daughter is "battling to become the next best make-up artist" and said "she's doing well to achieve her goal."

For more information about the show and participants, and where to watch, visit, and search for Glow-Up season five.