Oscars 2019: Stars get ready for Hollywood’s biggest night

It’s the biggest showbiz night of the year with all eyes on them as they walk the red-carpet, so the stars can’t afford a blemish or pimple to mar their moment. 

Gabrielle Union was up early to zap an unsightly zit, which had appeared ahead of the 91st Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday. 

The 46-year-old actress shared her skincare crisis to her Instagram followers as she underwent a facial which included a high-frequency zapping of a pesky spot.  

Get that sucker! Gabrielle Union was up early to zap an unsightly zit, which had appeared ahead of the Academy Awards on Sunday

Get that sucker! Gabrielle Union was up early to zap an unsightly zit, which had appeared ahead of the Academy Awards on Sunday

Get that sucker! Gabrielle Union was up early to zap an unsightly zit, which had appeared ahead of the Academy Awards on Sunday

She started the procedure in her home with esthetician Lindsay Faulk applying a deep cleanse across her face. 

The America’s Got Talent judge wrapped a white towel around her hair line to keep it from interfering with the process. 

A variety of techniques were used to clear her skin, as she captioned ‘get that zit’, and hollered: ‘Get it! Get that sucker.’ 

Cleaning: The 46-year-old actress shared her skincare crisis to her Instagram followers as she underwent a facial which included a high-frequency zapping of a pesky spot

Cleaning: The 46-year-old actress shared her skincare crisis to her Instagram followers as she underwent a facial which included a high-frequency zapping of a pesky spot

Cleaning: The 46-year-old actress shared her skincare crisis to her Instagram followers as she underwent a facial which included a high-frequency zapping of a pesky spot

Breakout: She started the procedure in her home with esthetician Lindsay Faulk applying a deep cleanse across her face

Breakout: She started the procedure in her home with esthetician Lindsay Faulk applying a deep cleanse across her face

Breakout: She started the procedure in her home with esthetician Lindsay Faulk applying a deep cleanse across her face

Jennifer Lopez applied the finishing touches to her glam in the backseat of a limo with Alex Rodriguez by her side. 

Charlize Theron shared a black-and-white image cozied up to her mother Gerda, bragging about her ‘hot blonde date.’

Caitlyn Jenner was also seen getting ready for Hollywood’s biggest night of the year as she relaxed in a white robe while a makeup artist expertly applied lipstick to her already glammed face.

In the background was a messy bed with hairbrushes and bags on top. 

Sparkle: Jennifer Lopez applied the finishing touches to her glam in the backseat of a limo with Alex Rodriguez by her side

Sparkle: Jennifer Lopez applied the finishing touches to her glam in the backseat of a limo with Alex Rodriguez by her side

Sparkle: Jennifer Lopez applied the finishing touches to her glam in the backseat of a limo with Alex Rodriguez by her side

Dapper: Alex boasted about his 'first Oscar's' on Instagram while wearing a crisp black bow tie and dark sunglasses

Dapper: Alex boasted about his 'first Oscar's' on Instagram while wearing a crisp black bow tie and dark sunglasses

Dapper: Alex boasted about his ‘first Oscar’s’ on Instagram while wearing a crisp black bow tie and dark sunglasses

'Mirror mirror on the wall. Who's got the hottest date of them all?!' Alex wrote on Instagram from inside the show

'Mirror mirror on the wall. Who's got the hottest date of them all?!' Alex wrote on Instagram from inside the show

‘Mirror mirror on the wall. Who’s got the hottest date of them all?!’ Alex wrote on Instagram from inside the show

Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter during the Academy Awards pondering where his hosting invite may have gone.

Meanwhile, Blanca Blanco was already getting prepped for the big show by breakfast time on Sunday. 

The Spychosis actress, who will be attending the 91st Academy Awards with her longtime partner John Savage, was seen starting with no makeup on in a skimpy robe.  

Prep time: Caitlyn Jenner was also seen getting ready for Hollywood's biggest night of the year as she relaxed in a white robe while a makeup artist expertly applied lipstick to her already glammed face 

Prep time: Caitlyn Jenner was also seen getting ready for Hollywood's biggest night of the year as she relaxed in a white robe while a makeup artist expertly applied lipstick to her already glammed face 

Prep time: Caitlyn Jenner was also seen getting ready for Hollywood’s biggest night of the year as she relaxed in a white robe while a makeup artist expertly applied lipstick to her already glammed face 

Lovely: Charlize Theron shared a black-and-white image cozied up to her mother Gerda, bragging about her ‘hot blonde date’

A jokester! Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter during the Academy Awards pondering where his hosting invite may have gone

A jokester! Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter during the Academy Awards pondering where his hosting invite may have gone

A jokester! Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter during the Academy Awards pondering where his hosting invite may have gone

Marvelous: Blanca Blanco will be attending the Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening with her longtime partner John Savage.

Marvelous: Blanca Blanco will be attending the Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening with her longtime partner John Savage.

And by breakfast the Spychosis actress was already getting prepped for the big show. The star was seen with no makeup on and then, later, with a full face of paint

And by breakfast the Spychosis actress was already getting prepped for the big show. The star was seen with no makeup on and then, later, with a full face of paint

Marvelous: Blanca Blanco will be attending the Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening with her longtime partner John Savage. And by breakfast the Spychosis actress was already getting prepped for the big show. The star was seen with no makeup on and then, later, with a full face of paint

Silky: The brunette bombshell had on a red Marilyn Monroe robe ($750) by Limerence designs based in LA

Silky: The brunette bombshell had on a red Marilyn Monroe robe ($750) by Limerence designs based in LA

Silky: The brunette bombshell had on a red Marilyn Monroe robe ($750) by Limerence designs based in LA

The Washington state native gave DailyMail.com an exclusive account of what she goes through to look just right for the star-studded event, which will see A Star Is Born, Roma, Vice and Bohemian Rhapsody, among other films, go head to head for Best Picture. 

The Mission: Possible star used makeup artist Mina Abramovic and hairstylist Tina Dizon from The Private Room.

Before she got her makeup done, she used a coffee scrub to exfoliate her skin. 

Here we go! E! red-carpet host Giuliana Rancic showcased the many products which her make-up artist had lined up for her Oscar look

Here we go! E! red-carpet host Giuliana Rancic showcased the many products which her make-up artist had lined up for her Oscar look

Here we go! E! red-carpet host Giuliana Rancic showcased the many products which her make-up artist had lined up for her Oscar look

She explained: ‘Sheer Necessity all natural coffee scrub is great, I use it to have smooth and glowy skin at Oscars. Love that is hand made and all natural.’

E! red-carpet host Giuliana Rancic showcased the many products which her make-up artist had lined up for her Oscar look. 

A set of eyelash curlers were in pride of place among various shades of foundation, bake powder and blush. 

'Best in the biz': Ashley boasted about her glam squad ahead of the 91st Academy Awards

'Best in the biz': Ashley boasted about her glam squad ahead of the 91st Academy Awards

‘Best in the biz’: Ashley boasted about her glam squad ahead of the 91st Academy Awards

It's happening! Ashley Graham, who is co-hosting ABC's red-carpet coverage, went fresh-faced for her rehearsal

It's happening! Ashley Graham, who is co-hosting ABC's red-carpet coverage, went fresh-faced for her rehearsal

It’s happening! Ashley Graham, who is co-hosting ABC’s red-carpet coverage, went fresh-faced for her rehearsal

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Brushes with fame: The beauty then shared pictures of her glam routine with her Instagram followers

Brushes with fame: The beauty then shared pictures of her glam routine with her Instagram followers

Brushes with fame: The beauty then shared pictures of her glam routine with her Instagram followers

Glam squad: The 31-year-old model wore a Lowe's gown and clipped her hair aside, while make-up artists prepped her for the big day

Glam squad: The 31-year-old model wore a Lowe's gown and clipped her hair aside, while make-up artists prepped her for the big day

Glam squad: The 31-year-old model wore a Lowe’s gown and clipped her hair aside, while make-up artists prepped her for the big day

Doesn't need it! The pretty star looked amazing before, as she flaunted her radiant complexion

Doesn't need it! The pretty star looked amazing before, as she flaunted her radiant complexion

Doesn’t need it! The pretty star looked amazing before, as she flaunted her radiant complexion

Ashley Graham, who is co-hosting ABC’s red-carpet coverage, went fresh-faced for her rehearsal before sharing pictures of her glam routine. 

The 31-year-old model wore a Lowe’s gown and clipped her hair aside, while make-up artists prepped her for the big day.  

Meanwhile, Serena Williams revealed her own pre-Oscars beauty routine – a game of tennis. 

Unsurprisingly, the sports superstar was on the court rather than surrounded by a glam squad, as she joked that it’s akin to painting her nails. 

Melissa McCarthy excitedly shared that she was on her way to the awards show with her husband Ben Falcone.

Here we come! Melissa McCarthy excitedly shared that she was on her way to the awards show with her husband Ben Falcone

Here we come! Melissa McCarthy excitedly shared that she was on her way to the awards show with her husband Ben Falcone

Here we come! Melissa McCarthy excitedly shared that she was on her way to the awards show with her husband Ben Falcone

See you in court! Serena Williams revealed her own pre-Oscars beauty routine - a game of tennis

See you in court! Serena Williams revealed her own pre-Oscars beauty routine - a game of tennis

See you in court! Serena Williams revealed her own pre-Oscars beauty routine – a game of tennis

Smile! Zooey Deschanel puckered up for a backseat selfie on the way to the show with her sister Emily to support their father Caleb for his Oscar nomination for the film Never Look Away

Smile! Zooey Deschanel puckered up for a backseat selfie on the way to the show with her sister Emily to support their father Caleb for his Oscar nomination for the film Never Look Away

Smile! Zooey Deschanel puckered up for a backseat selfie on the way to the show with her sister Emily to support their father Caleb for his Oscar nomination for the film Never Look Away

NOMINEES FOR THE 91ST ACADEMY AWARDS

BEST PICTURE 

Roma

A Star Is Born

BlacKkKlansman

Green Book

Vice

Black Panther 

The Favourite 

Bohemian Rhapsody  

BEST ACTOR

Christian Bale (Vice)

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)

BEST ACTRESS

Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Glenn Close (The Wife)

Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)

Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)  

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR 

Mahershala Ali (Green Book) – WINNER

Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born)

Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) – WINNER

Amy Adams (Vice)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Emma Stone (The Favourite) 

Marina de Tavira (Roma) 

BEST DIRECTOR

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman) 

Pawel Pawlikowski (Cold War)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Adam McKay (Vice)

DOCUMENTARY

Free Solo – WINNER

Hale County This Morning, This Evening 

Minding the Gap 

Of Fathers and Sons

RBG

COSTUME DESIGN

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Black Panther – WINNER

Mary Poppins Returns

The Favourite

Mary Queen of Scots

FILM EDITING

BlacKkklansman

Bohemian Rhapsody – WINNER

The Favourite

Green BooK

Vice

ORIGINAL SCORE 

Black Panther

BlacKkKlansman

If Beale Street Could Talk

Isle of Dogs

Mary Poppins Returns 

SOUND EDITING

Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody – WINNER

First Man

A Quiet Place

Roma 

 SOUND MIXING 

Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody – WINNER

First Man

Roma

A Star Is Born

PRODUCTION DESIGN 

Black Panther – WINNER

First Man

The Favourite

Mary Poppins Returns

Roma 

DOCUMENTARY SHORT 

Black Sheep

End Game

A Night At The Garden

Period. End Of Sentence. – WINNER

Lifeboat 

ANIMATED SHORT

Animal Behaviour

Bao – WINNER

Late Afternoon

One Small Step

Weekends

ANIMATED FEATURE 

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

Mirai

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – WINNER  

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM 

Capernaum (Lebanon)

Cold War (Poland)

Never Look Away (Germany)

Roma (Mexico) – WINNER

Shoplifters (Japan)

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY 

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

BlacKkKlansman

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

If Beale Street Could Talk

A Star Is Born  

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY 

The Favourite

First Reformed

Green Book

Roma

Vice 

MAKEUP AND HAIR

Border

Mary Queen of Scots

Vice – WINNER

VISUAL EFFECTS 

Avengers: Infinity War

Christopher Robin

First Man – WINNER

Ready Player One

Solo: A Star Wars Story

 ORIGINAL SONG

All The Stars (Black Panther)

I’ll Fight (RBG)

The Place Where Lost Things Go (Mary Poppins Returns)

Shallow (A Star Is Born)

When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)

CINEMATOGRAPHY  

Cold War

The Favourite

Never Look Away

Roma – Alfonso Cuarón – WINNER

A Star Is Born

 

 

 

 

 

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