With the pinnacle of awards season (we're talking about the Oscars, of course) upon us, who better than our contributors to give us the behind the scenes beauty scoop?

As any blogger will tell you, it takes a lot to prep for a photo shoot -- not unlike getting ready for an awards show, or any major event in life. Of course, everyone has their essential tools and products, but something all our bloggers can agree on is the beautifying power of a dazzling smile achieved by Crest 3D White Luxe Whitestrips Professional Effects. Click through the gallery above to get a behind the scenes peak.

Share your #SmileStyle secrets on social media, and follow along with @StyleList and @3DWhite to see our contributors' red carpet evenings on Oscars night this Sunday, March 2nd!

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