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100 Glow Up Captions for that Before and After Aesthetic

Have you just had the best glow up and are ready to show it off? When you are ready to share your picture we have the best glow up captions for Instagram for you. We have also included the best glow up quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Glow up Captions for Instagram

  • Love my glow up!
  • Here’s to new beginnings and a fresh start! Ready to glow!
  • Hands full of music, heart full of dance, body full of glow
  • They say life is a journey. Thanks for joining me on this adventure.
  • Be the light-up of your world.
  • Lipstick in one hand, confidence in the other.
  • Not the same person I was yesterday
  • Ready for my glow up!
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  • You can’t keep me the same, I’m always changing and growing
  • Perfect makeup. Perfect mood. Perfect day.
  • Time for a change! New hair, new city, new me.
  • I’m not what I used to be, but I’m definitely better than before
  • I am who I am; take it or leave it
  • Just because you’re beautiful on the inside doesn’t mean you can’t also glow on the outside.
  • Me: before and after my glow up!
  • Here’s to a new year and a new me! Changing things up with a new hairstyle, makeup look, and attitude.
  • Cheers to a fresh start!
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  • Time for a fresh start!
  • I spent too much time on my makeup to claim I woke up like this.
  • Me before and after my #glowup. Who’s ready for summer?
  • Stunnin’ and blossoming into the baddie I was born to be.
  • No time like the present to let go of what’s holding you back and step into your best self.
  • Feeling like a brand new me! Can’t wait to show off my new look!
Person with short captions about hair
  • I’m a slay queen
  • Inner beauty shining through
  • First they laugh at you, then they call you weird, then they call you savvy…
  • A little bit of makeup doesn’t hurt nobody.
  • Life is lit.
  • A little bit of makeup can go a long way!
  • Makeup is an art, and I’m a masterpiece.
  • 10 years ago vs. today – if only my high school self could see me now!
  • Confidence level = selfie with no filter.
  • When you’re feeling sassy, and your makeup is just right.
  • Just because you don’t see the glow, doesn’t mean it’s not there
  • Stepping out of my comfort zone and giving myself a makeover!
  • Get out there and light it up!
  • Dreaming big, sparkling more, shining bright.
Sparks with funny glow up captions
  • No filter needed when you’re this flawless.
  • From the bottom to the top, nobody could stop me.
  • I’m feeling extra glam today.
  • just living my best life and embracing my inner glow up!
  • I’m ready for a new me! Time for a change!
  • Being the EXTRA in extraordinary.
  • I’m feeling like a new person today!
  • This is me in all my glory
  • From the before to the after – this is what a #glowup looks like!
  • Proof that you can grow and glow at any age
  • Life is short, but my lashes are long
  • Wake up and makeup!
  • Shimmery, shiny, and sparkly are my three favorite colors.
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  • Maybe she’s born with it…
  • Out with the old, in with the new
  • I slay all day.
  • Just because I wear makeup, doesn’t mean I’m not a natural beauty
  • Another year, another chance to grow and glow
  • Stay Lit
  • The perfect red lip is worth the hassle.
  • How I see myself vs. how others see me
  • Feeling like a beauty queen.
  • Starting off the new year with a brand new me!
  • As one door closes, another opens.
  • Time for a new me.
  • I’m excited for my new look! Time for a change!
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  • Makeup is art. Makeup is passion. Makeup is expression.
  • Just because I’m getting a new look doesn’t mean I’m changing who I am.
  • I am not perfect, but I am perfectly me.
  • When you turn your face into a work of art.
  • what a difference a few years make
  • Just because you woke up like this, doesn’t mean you can’t step up your game!
  • Fashion is art, and you are the canvas.
  • It’s time for a change! Excited to show off my new look
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  • Ready for a new me!
  • I’m not the same person I was a year ago, and I’m excited to see who I’ll be a year from now.
  • Just because you’re not where you want to be, doesn’t mean you’re not already Glowin’ Up!
  • Don’t let anyone dim your sparkle.
  • Doing a little something different with my #makeover today!
  • After my makeover, I feel like a new person! I’m ready to take on the world!
  • Fresh makeup and a fresh start to the week!
  • Be you. Do you. For you.
  • One year later and I’m feeling so much better about myself!
  • Glamming up for a night out with the girls!
  • Waking up and getting ready for my day with a little extra pep in my step because I know my makeup looks fabulous!

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Makeup Captions, Short Lash Quotes, Eye Captions, Princess Captions, Before and After Captions and No Makeup Captions.

Short Captions About a Glow Up

  • You glow, girl.
  • Mental health day glow up
  • Let your light shine.
  • Flaunt what you’ve got!
  • Imma glow, girl.
Person with short captios about a glow up
  • Normal is boring.
  • Sephora and chill.
  • I’m officially a glowin up
  • Feeling myself
  • Shine bright like the sun
  • I always bring my Slay game.
  • I am not perfect, but my makeup is
  • Time for a change!
  • Ready for my close up!
  • Still the same person on the inside.
Person with short captions about makeup
  • I was born to stand out.
  • Coffee and confidence.
  • Time for a change!
  • Glamming it up for my close up!
  • Always shining
  • Glam Life Journey
  • Upgrade Complete
  • Today’s face.
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  • Getting my pose on!
  • Serving face
  • Eye candy
  • Stay beautiful.

Short Glow up Quotes for Instagram

“The best color in the world is the one that looks good on you.” – Coco Chanel

“I’m conceited / I gotta reason.” — Remy Ma

“There’s no other way I’d rather be. Confidence is all I see.” — Kelly Rowland

“I’m the whole damn cake and the cherry on top.” — Doja Cat

“Creativity is your best makeup skill, don’t be afraid to experiment.” – Pat McGrath

“A little makeover never hurt nobody.” – Justin Tranter

Makeup wtih short glow up quotes for Instagram by Trantner

“Upgrade your style quotient to change the game!” – T.J

“Makeup is the finishing touch, the final accessory.” – Marc Jacobs.

“The idea of the extreme makeover is disturbing.” – Janice Dickinson

“I am my own work of art.” — Madonna

“The most beautiful makeup for a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.” – Yves Saint

Brushes with short makeup quotes for Instagram by Zendaya

“Whether I’m wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I’m always the same person inside.” – Lady Gaga

“A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” – Coco Chanel

“Beauty, to me is about being comfortable in your own skin.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

“Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” – Mindy Kaling

“My aim is to achieve sustainable change, not just make a cute little makeover.” – Jamie Oliver

“Wear a fabulous smile, great jewelry and know that you are totally and utterly in control.” – Donatella Versace

“All makeovers should be about enhancing who you are.” – Bethany Mota               

Makeup with inspirational glow up Instagram quotes by Mota

“As a life coach, I love makeovers, from new clothes to surgery, pedicures to highlights. But redoing makes you feel better only if approached with the right attitude.” – Martha Beck

“That’s one of the things I love about makeup. You can change your whole attitude by just doing your eyeliner or lipstick differently.” – Beyonce

“Can’t say it often enough – change your hair, change your life.” – Thomas Pynchon

“Beauty is power, and makeup is something that really enhances that; it’s a woman’s secret.” – Charlotte Tilbury

“Joy is the best makeup. But a little lipstick is a close runner-up.” – Anne Lamott

“A physical makeover is temporary, but a spiritual makeover can last throughout eternity.” – Crystal McDowell

“Treat your makeup like jewelry for the face. Play with colors, shapes, structure – it can transform you.” – Francois Nars

Person with short hair color quotes for Instagram

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The notion that wearing makeup is anti-feminist is silly. Cleopatra pretty much invented the eyeliner, and she ruled a kingdom!” – Natasha Scripture

“Extreme makeover… they help people that are uncomfortable in their own skin. They really change lives.” – Steven Hill

“Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color – it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively.” – Roberta Gately

So there you have it! That is our list of captions and quotes. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your picture!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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