Bridgerton Season 3: How Netflix gave Penelope and Colin the ultimate glow-up.

The so-called Bridgerton glow-up, hot courtships, and racially retconned Regency flair are the three main attractions of the popular period romance Bridgerton on Netflix, which is based on the book series by Julia Quinn.  

In this parallel history of London, we follow the romance of one of the Bridgerton siblings each season.   

The highlighted lovebirds always seem to receive a makeover just when they're supposed to be the center of attention, which fans love since they can see the transformation from before to after  

In keeping with this long-running custom, the third season of the show follows Colin (Luke Newton), the third son of Bridgerton, as he develops feelings for Penelope (Nicola Coughlan), the girl next door, and their friendship,  

as he develops feelings for Penelope (Nicola Coughlan), the girl next door, and their friendship, which eventually blossoms into a romance.  

Slate spoke with Erika Ökvist, who is Bridgerton's hair and cosmetics designer.  

To make this exchange easier to understand, we have modified and shortened it.  

Block of slate: The internet has come up with a theory that everyone is familiar with: it's called "the Bridgerton Glow-Up.  

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