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


"It's the new smooth," says Studio Alexandria L.A. owner Lina Kennedy of Hollywood stars swapping traditional waxing for sugaring to remove hair and keep legs smooth. Kennedy says that her clients, who include Mariska Hargitay, prefer the method's sticky blend of sugar and lemon juice because it's less painful and "super clean, safe and sanitary – no sticks, spatulas or dipping into the pot, ever."