All year approximately this time, we site out in front of the TV and prop ourselves for the spectacular, but oft-underwhelming prettiness looks that come traipsing downward the red carpet.
Whose twist will be the most perfectly-sized? Who will nail smokey eye composition better than the rest?
While awards period hair and makeup seems standard at this point, we were sincerely surprised by the amount of ladies (and fellas) who brought it tonight: Viola Davis went au naturel, Gwyneth was literally glowing and Angelina Jolie seem the prettiest she has in a while.
While there were frequently successes, there were unluckily a few who fell short.
See all the standouts — the good, the bad and the meh — in our beauty gallery underneath.