Who Knew They Gave Out Emmys for Hair and Makeup?

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Who Knew They Gave Out Emmys for Hair and Makeup?

01 of 08

Mad Men

Mad Men
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This sexy, stylized show has sparked renewed interest in the style of the 1960s, but the authenticity of the characters' looks goes far beyond pencil skirts and bullet bras. Retro looks like Betty's constructed updos and Joan's sensual matte red lips garnered the show's beauty team Emmy noms for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series, and Oustanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic).

02 of 08

Glee

Glee
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Show-stopping musical numbers like the gang's Rocky Horror Picture Show-inspired halftime performance are the reason fans love this weekly musical, and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences put it on the short list in the categories of Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) and Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or Special.

03 of 08

Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire
Courtesy HBO

The HBO series that follows the lives of gangsters and their molls in Prohibition-era Atlantic City racked up 18 nominations, including nods for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series, and Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic).

04 of 08

The Kennedys

The Kennedys
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The hair and makeup team responsible for transforming Katie Holmes into Jacqueline Kennedy earned Emmy nods for Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic) and Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries or a Movie.

05 of 08

iCarly iStart a Fan War

iCarly iStart a Fan War
Courtesy Nickelodeon

Tween girls aren't the only fans of this Nickeloden-produced series starring Miranda Cosgrove. The special two-part episode that kicked off the show's fourth season earned nominations for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special and Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic).

06 of 08

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce
Courtesy HBO

Kate Winslet and Evan Rachel Wood epitomized the film noir stars of the 1940s in this five-part miniseries, which is up for Creative Emmys in the categories of Outstanding Hairstyling in a Miniseries or Movie, and Outstanding Makeup in a Miniseries or Movie (Non-Prosthetic).

07 of 08

Dancing With the Stars

Dancing With the Stars
Courtesy ABC

Each week the beauty team creates performance hair and makeup looks for the contestants and dancers on this high-stepping reality show. Their work on Seasons 11 and 12 scored noms for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special and Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic).

08 of 08

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live
Courtesy NBC

Anne Hathaway killed as the host of SNL's Thanksgiving week show...and so did her hair! The casts' coifs earned the styling team a nomination in the category of Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special.

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