It's hard work looking red-carpet-ready and for many celebs, the process can be an odyssey that lasts all day.
Think mani-pedis, hair treatments, blow waves, makeup and waxing, and you can start to understand just how much effort goes in to looking fabulous at the Oscars.
Check out the following Instagram updates from your favourite celebs, for some insight into what it takes to look picture-perfect.
1. Naomie Harris
Prep starts early for this Best Supporting Actress nominee.
2. Teresa Palmer
Teresa multi-tasks while her glam-squad works their magic.
3. Jessica Biel
Looks like Jessica and her makeup team are having a blast!
4. Giuliana Rancic
Giuliana is an Oscars veteran, and the Academy Awards are old hat to her now. But that doesn't mean she ever cuts corners when getting prepped!
5. Katie Holmes
Katie knows the importance of dewy looking skin on the red carpet.
6. Priyanka Chopra
Face-masks are essential to gorgeous Priyanka's Oscars prep.
7. Octavia Spencer
Oscar nominee, Octavia, fancies bubble baths to de-stress before showtime.
8. Olivia Culpo
Olivia embraces a smoky, purple eye.
9. Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy's makeup artist, Mary Phillips, shares a cute behind-the-scenes snap.
10. Sofia Carson
Patrick Ta shows off this fabulous look on Sofia Carson.
11. Karlie Kloss
Makeup artist, Hung Vanngo, shares this sneak-peak of Karlie Kloss' gorgeous makeup.
12. Heidi Klum
Heidi shared this awesome time-lapse video.
13. Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld swears by Essie nail polish.
This article originally appeared on Marie Claire.