By InStyle Staff
Feb 26, 2012 @ 11:45 am
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The biggest night of Hollywood—that is, the Academy Awards—has long been a showcase for the most jaw-dropping hair and makeup of the entire year. We combed the archives for the prettiest hair, the most flattering makeup, and the most radiant skin. Click through and get inspired now!

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