Timeline 2019

NYX Professional Makeup calling the community! Let's find out who's the 2019 Nordic Artist of the Year!
The competition starts on April 2 and ends on September 16 with a surprise visit to our talented winner.
Anyone and everyone with a love of makeup artistry is invited to enter.


  • April 2 – April 29

    Open Submissions

    Calling all beauty vloggers! To enter Nordic FACE Awards, just submit your best makeup tutorial video. See official rules for more details.
  • May 2 – May 16

    TOP 30 announced and 1st challenge revealed

    After we have reviewed all the submissions the 30 best contestants move on to the next round – first challenge!

    The first of three challenges will be revealed. Each of the top 30 creates an original look and tutorial video showing off how they did it.
  • May 13

    Unboxing videos

    Show us what you got! We’ll display all unboxing videos from our TOP 30 so the whole world can get to know you a bit better.
  • May 23 – June 5

    TOP 15 announced and 2nd challenge revealed

    After some tough competition we’ll reveal our TOP 15. The contestants will get their second challenge.
  • June 6 – June 13

    VOTE for TOP 5

    The TOP 15 videos are in, and the audience gets to decide who moves on to the final TOP 15! Voting closes at noon.
  • June 13

    TOP 30 Dinner and TOP 5 announcement

    If you’re one of the talented TOP 30 contestant, you’ll be invited to our VIP TOP 30 Dinner in Stockholm. This is our celebration of all the talents! And we’ll reveal the 5 finalists…
  • September 2 – September 12

    3rd challenge revealed

    After a small summer break, the 3rd ultimate challenge will be revealed – and we’ll be one step closer to find the winner of Nordic FACE Awards 2019!
  • September 16

    Winner announcement and surprise visit

    All 5 finalists stay put – we’ll come knocking on your door if you’re our 2019 Artist of the Year! Congratulations with the title, the grand prize of € 10 000 and invitation to Winners Week in L.A. Kudos!