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See Your Favorite Stars Primp For the Met Gala and More

Apr 14 2013 - 6:57pm

Celebrities are more like us than you think: they don't necessarily step out already looking like a million bucks, and they also love sharing their favorite snaps of their getting-ready rituals. Flip through to see how your favorite stars primped before all of this season's biggest events thus far, including tonight's Met Gala!

— Additional reporting by Liza Kaplan

The Rodarte sisters shared their Met Ball prep along with Nars and John Frieda.

Source: Instagram user officialrodarte [1]

The makeup artists over at Estée Lauder were so excited to bust our their punk rock colors for the Met Gala.

Source: Instagram user esteelauder [2]

Brooklyn Decker gave us a sneak peak of her Met Gala makeup prep.

Source: Instagram user brooklynddecker [3]

We're loving the sparkles and studs from Estée Lauder, pre-Met Gala.

Source: Instagram user esteelauder [4]

Designer Tabitha Simmons gave a sneak peek of her makeup prep for the Met Gala.

Source: Instagram user tabithasimmons [5]

Model Doutzen Kroes was getting every limb primped and preened for this year's Met Gala.

Source: Instagram user doutzenkroes1 [6]

Gucci Westman helped a client get ready for the Met Gala with a little skin care prep.

Source: Instagram user gucciwestman [7]

A pretty, punk rock manicure adorned the nails of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for this year's Met Gala.

Source: Instagram user rosiehw [8]

Should we expect a color change from Nicole Richie [9]? The star shared this teaser as part of her hair prep for the Met Gala.

Source: Instagram user nicolerichie [10]

The lovely Katie Hughes of Butter London works on Guliana Rancic's nails for the Met Gala.

Source: Instagram user katiejanehuges [11]

Chloë Moretz showed off her nude-and-pink manicure for the MTV Movie Awards.

Source: Instagram user cmoretz [12]

Celebrity hairstylist Chris McMillan gave us a peek of presenter Kim Kardashian [13]'s look for the MTV Movie Awards.

Source: Instagram user mrchrismcmillan [14]

Celebrity makeup artist Beau Nelson got prepped for the Oscars.

Source: Instagram user beau_nelson [15]

Jennifer Aniston [16] posed with hair guru Chris McMillan prior to the Oscars.

Source: Instagram user mrchrismcmillan [17]

Before she hit the red carpet, Heidi Klum [18]'s team put on the finishing touches.

Source: Instagram user hugogloss [19]

Makeup artist Troy Jensen showed off his stash for getting Oscars red-carpet ready.

Source: Instagram user itstroyjensen [20]

Here's a glimpse inside Nina Garcia's Oscars makeup bag.

Source: Instagram user imninagarcia [21]

Custom Color

Before heading off to the Grammys, Kelly Clarkson [22] showed off her custom hue of blue nail polish, made by the great Deborah Lippmann.

Source: Instagram user kellyclarkson [23]

Ready in Red

Alicia Keys [24] showed off a close-up of her Grammys look, complete with glossy red lips.

Source: Twitter user aliciakeys [25]

Nailing It

Lily Allen [26] completed her look with bold nails by Sophy Robson before heading off to a pre-BAFTAs Chanel event.

Source: Instagram user: mrslrcooper [27]

Fringe Benefits

Jessica Biel [28] set the tone for a glamorous night at the Grammys with wispy bangs and a soft, nude lip, as tweeted by stylist Estee Stanley.

Source: Twitter user EsteeStanley [29]

Glitz and Glam

Jennifer Lopez [30] also got the Tom Bachik treatment with sparkly, talon-like nails for the Globes.

Source: Instagram user tombachik [31]

Here's the Proof

Hair guru Chris McMillan showed off the products he used on Julianne Moore before the Golden Globes.

Source: Instagram user Julianne Moore [32]

Color Coded

Sofia Vergara got ready for the Golden Globes with a healthy dose of color.

Source: Facebook user Sofia Vergara [33]

Never Dressed Without a Smile

Heidi Klum [34] seemed to love her pre-Golden Globes primp.

Source: Twitter user heidiklum [35]

Take a Walk

Sally Hansen's Insta-Gel manicure took a strut on the Golden Globes red carpet.

Source: Instagram user sally_hansen [36]

Two For One

Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey [37] and Amy Poehler [38] shared some smiles, and showed off their different beauty looks, on the red carpet.

Source: Instagram user goldenglobes [39]

Too Too Tarte

Makeup artist Jorjee Douglass shared a photo of her artistry on Zooey Deschanel [40] for the Globes.

Source: Twitter user jorjeegirl [41]

Nails on Film

Always one for elaborate nail art, Zooey Deschanel [42] shared this look of her Globes-appropriate manicure.

Source: Instagram user zooeydeschanel [43]


Celebrity stylist Ken Paves lent his expertise to Eva Longoria [44] for the Golden Globes.

Source: WhoSay user Eva Longoria [45]

What's in Your Makeup Bag?

Hourglass seems to be a Golden Globes favorite of Jessica Alba [46], who shared this snap of her pre-Globes makeup layout.

Source: Instagram user jessicaalba [47]

Grab Your Clutch

Sarah Hyland shared a sneak peek of her ebony manicure for the Golden Globes, which she embellished with a gold stripe.

Source: Instagram user therealsarahhyland [48]

Primped and Pretty

Julianne Hough shared this photo of her primping for the Golden Globes. We spy a smoky eye!

Source: Instagram user juleshough [49]

Sneak Preview

Amanda Seyfried [50]'s makeup artist Katey Denno shared the tiniest of clues about the eyeliner the actress would be sporting at the SAG Awards.

Source: Twitter user kateydenno [51]

Have You Met Mark?

Makeup artist Jamie Greenberg showed what she was using to get actress Elisabeth Moss [52] ready for the SAG Awards.

Source: Instagram user jamiemakeupgreenberg [53]

Sarah Hyland showed off her feminine manicure pre-SAG Awards: a blushy pink adorned with a teeny spot of sparkle.

Source: Instagram user therealsarahhyland [54]

Hearts adorned the nails of actress Kaley Cuoco for the SAG Awards, matching the rest of her red feminine look.

Source: Instagram user normancook [55]

Lea Michele [56] tweeted a photo of her team pre-SAG Awards — including a friend in a mask because she was sick!

Source: Twitter user msleamichele [57]

Naomi Watts [58] opted for a trendy emerald green shade for the SAG Awards.

Source: Twitter user tlsutter1 [59]

Before the SAG Awards, Sofia Vergara showed off her pretty pink eye shadow.

Source: Instagram user sofiavergara [60]

For the SAG Awards, Busy Philipps jazzed up two fingers of her nude manicure with gilded embellishments.

Source: Twitter user Busyphilipps25 [61]

"Working with my inspiration," said celebrity stylist Mark Townsend, who styled Jennifer Lawrence [62]'s hair for the SAG Awards.

Source: Instagram user marktownsend1 [63]

Rose Byrne's finger waves set while she gets her hot pink lipstick applied before the SAG Awards.

Source: Instagram user hungvanngo [64]

Anne Hathaway [65]'s SAG Award nails were done by Tom Bachik and were adorned with little butterflies.

Source: Instagram user tombachik [66]

A closer look at Naomi Watt's hair and makeup

Source: Instagram user theacademy [67]

A close up look at Salma Hayek [68]'s smoky eye.

Source: Instagram user theacademy [69]

Emma Roberts' Oscar nails!

Source: Instagram user emmaroberts6 [70]

Jennifer Lawrence [71] Oscars makeup by Jillian Dempsey.

Source: Instagram user jilliandempsey [72]

A close up look at Alessandra Ambrosio's Oscar afterparty hair.

Source: Instagram user alecambrosio [73]

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