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How the stars get ready for the Oscars

The stars are getting ready to shine at this year's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles.

Paul Herrington is a world famous make-up artist. He's glamorised some of the most famous Hollywood stars over the last 20 years - and most recently worked with Precious star Gabourey Sidibe for the Baftas.

He spoke to the BBC about the highlights and pitfalls of getting A-listers ready for film's biggest night.


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