DIY Oscars Beauty Guide to Getting Fit, Pampered, and Camera-Ready

by Cat Buckley and SunHee Grinnell, Vanity Fair

Beauty requires not only time, but planning. So if you really want results, it's important to have a strategy going into awards season. Follow this countdown to ensure that you fit into your dress, your skin glows, your hair is flashbulb-ready--that you're prepared to step onto the red carpet on the big day.

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