Oscars 2023: How Jamie Lee Curtis Got Ready for Her Big Night

Jamie Lee Curtis is an icon—and now she’s an Oscar winner, too. Last night marked the actor’s first-ever Oscar nomination and win for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Everything Everywhere All At Once. But if an air of joyful chaos marked Curtis’s winning performance, her getting-ready routine was all about calm enjoyment (save for one large and irreverent bite straight from the actor’s celebratory cake). 

Naturally, Curtis’s glam collaborators, makeup artist Grace Ahn and hairstylist Sean James, were on hand to give her the works. To ramp up the champagne pink of the actor’s crystallized and corseted Dolce & Gabbana (an ideal choice for the freshly-hued carpet), Ahn set the tone with an equally radiant complexion. “Skin is always the star of any makeup look,” says Ahn, who prepped Curtis’s skin with some natural circulation via FaceGym’s gua sha tool. Next came a shimmering roseate lid courtesy of Anastasia Beverly Hills’s Primrose Palette, which paired with the brand’s glittering lipgloss in Amber Sparkle. 

The actor’s piece-y silver pixie played perfectly with the moment, a head-to-toe study in elegantly frosted blush. And for both Curtis and her beauty team, the evening would have been a win regardless of the statue. “Jamie is the most generous kind of person you can imagine,” says Ahn. “She never takes anything for granted, not one tiny thing. So in turn, I have learned to always be grateful and always have fun.” Below, see how Curtis got ready for the Oscars 2023.