Definition of Glow up
- Translated from English, these words denote the verb “to shine“, that is, to show incandescences of their own or that reflect the light produced by others.
- In social networks, this term is used to refer to the positive transformation that someone has had or may have. It is used in contexts of makeup, healthy life or overcoming different things in life. For example: Impressive the glow up of that girl with just a little makeup, it looks like another.
SYNONYMS FOR GLOW UP
ANTONYMS FOR GLOW UP
- Glow down
ORIGIN OF GLOW UP
Glow up are two words in English that translate as “to shine” in Spanish. Originally, they were used to designate the ability to produce light or sparkles naturally or by reflecting light from other bodies. However, the term can be applied in other areas.
On the internet it is a phrase that is used a lot because it is interpreted as a positive transformation. It is thought that in this sense its use began from the song “Gotta Glo Up One Day” by the urban singer “Chief Keef”. However, this data is not verified.
The popularity of this expression dates back to 2018, especially with an internet challenge in which photos were uploaded with the tag #2012vs2018. These publications were intended to show the transformation that occurred for the good in people in those six years.
CURIOSITIES OF GLOW UP
- “Glow Up” is a 2019 reality show that is distributed by Netflix and that consists of a competition of amateur makeup artists to show their talent in the transformation that they can carry out through makeup.