Academy Awards 2011

Prep to Perfect: How the Stars Get Red Carpet Ready

See how Nicole, Renée and more get fit and gorgeous for award season

JULIANNE HOUGH'S PROTEIN POWER

"It's exhausting," says Julianne of attending awards shows. "Not in a bad way – but it's exhausting because you're constantly on." Her key to maintaining her red-carpet stamina? "I gotta make sure I eat before," she says, citing proteins and salads as her go-tos. "Once it starts, you don't eat the entire night. If I don't have food in my stomach, I get cranky and I have no energy, and it's so hard for me to be up."