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Christie Brinkley to be a judge on 'American Beauty Star'

Christie Brinkley, who lives in the Hamptons, is part of a new trio of judges on Lifetime's "American Beauty Star." Photo Credit: Getty Images for Sports Illustrated/Alexander Tamargo

By Daniel Bubbeo daniel.bubbeo@newsday.com @dbubbeo1014

"American Beauty Star," Lifetime’s hit beauty competition series, is adding a Long Island beauty star to its judging panel.

Former supermodel and Hamptonite Christie Brinkley is part of a new trio of judges, along with Hearst Magazines chief beauty director, Leah Wyar, and fashion photographer Yu Tsai, joining the show for its second season next year.

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"American Beauty Star," Lifetime’s hit beauty competition series, is adding a Long Island beauty star to its judging panel.

Former supermodel and Hamptonite Christie Brinkley is part of a new trio of judges, along with Hearst Magazines chief beauty director, Leah Wyar, and fashion photographer Yu Tsai, joining the show for its second season next year.

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During the 13-week competition, 12 contestants who are experts in makeup and hairstyling will go through a series of challenges in which they'll serve as "beauty directors" creating a specific look for their models. The grand prize is $50,000 as well as a spot on the beauty team for a Teen Vogue editorial spread.

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