Getting ready for any important event takes a lot of time, but getting ready for the biggest night in Hollywood takes an army! Once the dress has been picked, tailored, and fitted, the next step is hair and makeup!

We've seen several key trends on the red carpet this year, but one trend stand out above the rest: minimal makeup. There is nothing better than the natural beauty of an actress like Charlize Theron or Jennifer Lawrence and this year, these a-listers have started embracing this simplicity by arriving on the red carpet with light eyes, nude lips and light cheeks.

Click through the gallery above to see our best of beauty (and a few misses) from the 2013 Oscars.

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