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Inside Access to How A-Listers Got Beautified For the 2014 Emmys

Aug 26 2014 - 8:00am

It's good to know that when it comes to preparing for a big night like the Emmy Awards, celebrities did not all wake up with perfect skin, hair, and makeup. Sure, they may have a team of pros to help them look their best, but there are still plenty of DIY [1] beauty treatments, last-minute manicures, and even the occasional kitchen sink hair wash involved in creating that final look. Don't believe us? Check out these famous faces who took us behind the scenes via Instagram to their Emmys primping process. You might be surprised by what you find!

Hayden Panettiere

Hayden's makeup artist shared a snap of last-minute touch-ups to the star's shimmering red carpet look.

Michelle Dockery

Michelle gave her fans a preview of her sleek chignon and Ana Khouri hair jewelry.

Lena Dunham

Jo Strettell for Benefit Cosmetics was the genius behind Lena's '60s doll-eyed look.

Cat Deeley

Amy Strozzi applied Clinique's new Chubby Sticks cream blush on Cat's cheeks to give her a golden glow before she hit the red carpet.

Heidi Klum and Zac Posen

Could Heidi and her darling designer pal Zac look any more glamorous in this "getting ready" shot?

Sarah Hyland

Sarah snapped her gold-trimmed mani as she made her way to the awards. The nail art was the work of Christina Aviles for Essie.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Who knew such a flawless final look started with a makeshift backwash in the kitchen sink? We call it Drybar to-go!

Julianne Hough

Julianne's close friend and hairstylist Riawna Capri was on hand to tweak her grown-out pixie for the step and repeat.

Minnie Driver

Minnie snapped her glittery, geometric nail art — done by manicurist Elaine Watson — as she prepared for her turn on the red carpet.

Laura Prepon

Laura gave us a peek at the woman behind those eyebrows (for tonight, at least).

Mindy Kaling

Mindy showed off her sizzling smoky eyes when she shared this preshow snap.

Michelle Monaghan

Michelle posed with her glam squad, Shane Paish (makeup) and Luke Chamberlain (hair). How do we book these guys?

Debra Messing

Debra shared her not-so-sexy beauty secret: a pre-Emmys DIY [2] face mask!

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