When Hollywood celebrities finally make their way down the red carpet on Oscar night, they always look flawless. Not a hair astray, each pleat perfectly pressed, lips oh-so-glossy and every nail nicely lacquered. But what you don’t see is the behind-the-scenes frenzy and army of stylists that have toiled over each element, so each star looks their best (and c’mon, they really do).
So, how do the stars do it? With a highly paid team of pros, of course. But just because they’re calling in the glam squad to help doesn’t mean you can’t totally steal some of their secrets to ensure picture-perfection at your next formal affair. So, the next time you’re heading out for a night on the town, to friend’s wedding or just feel like dressing up, remember these quick little hacks to get you out the door looking your best.