There’s a reason everyone looks their best at the Oscars; the world’s top hair and makeup artists—not to mention designers and stylists—come together to turn Hollywood’s A-list into their most glamorous selves. And now, thanks to Instagram, we’re privy to the best pre-parties in town. From Jared Leto and his brother to Lupita Nyong’o's family heirloom, here’s a handful of the best behind-the-scenes shots.
Getting Ready for the Oscars with Pharrell--and His Barber!
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“A Sophia Loren, classic Hollywood-inspired look for the beautiful Penelope Cruz," writes Charlotte Tilbury.
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"Not leaving the house with out these guys today," says hair stylist Jenny Cho, who did Jennifer Lawrence's hair last night.
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“Behind the scenes as Mara Roszak and Kayleen McAdams work their Oscars magic," Jessica Biel says.
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“Team work," says super-stylist Leslie Fremar.
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"Who wore it best, Miss Piggy or Grace Kelly?," US Weekly's Sasha Charnin Morrison asks the important question.
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“Gorgeous Coco at the Oscars, looking modern and chic," says hair stylist Anh Co Tran.
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“BTS getting ready for the #Oscars," writes Kristen Bell's stylist, Nicole Chavez.
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“I love this guy," says legendary makeup artist Pati Dubroff.
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“Guess who'll be wearing this gorgeous stuff on the red carpet today?!" makeup artist Matthew VanLeeuwen.
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“Giving good lip today," says makeup artist Georgie Eisdell.
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“Oscars sneak peek. Family totem," says Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o.
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“Me and Shannon Leto on our way to the Oscars," writes Academy Award-winning actor Jared Leto.
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“Naomi Watts getting red carpet ready with hair stylist Giannandrea," says The Wall Group.
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“Getting ready for the Oscars with my barber, the one and only @staycaked," Pharrell says.