Review by Ceri Wheeldon
I always watched the original series, hosted by Nicky Hambleton Jones, so was intrigued to watch the new revamped series on Channel 5.
The format is similar, with the makeover candidate presented to the public wearing no makeup, hair scraped back and wearing their least flattering outfit while passers by guess their age. It goes without saying that the average age guessed is considerably higher than their actual age.
Over the next 10 days the participants undergo a series of treatments to revamp skin, hair, teeth, makeup and wardrobe. At the end ages are guessed again – with the results unsurprisingly coming out less than their actual ages.
To be fair , the four women to participate so far have...