Getting red carpet ready can be a major faff.
While most A-list stars have a team of hair and make up artists on hand, there are those who do a little DIY grooming beforehand. Ladies like Thandie Newton.
The 42-year-old actress attended the royal premiere for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel with her scriptwriter husband Ol Parker at the Odeon in Leicester Square on Tuesday night.
But not before she shared a photo of her pre-premiere preening.
You know, beauty prep like doing your nails, shaping your eyebrows, shaving your legs. Oh and Jolen-ing the lady tash.
Here Thandie is, "dealing with the tash".