Most people would guess that it takes stars roughly four hours to get beautified for the Oscars, but they’d be way off. Actresses who want to look in extra tip-top shape takes not hours, not weeks, but months to prime themselves. The metamorphosis begins about five months before the Oscars to ensure that nose jobs, eye tucks and liposuction procedures heal well. Getting a full face lift is much less common these days instead, celebrities ask for several mini-procedures so fans won’t notice the transformation. “Some of my famous clients will bring in a DVD of their latest movie and say, “I know I’m crazy, doc, but look at this scene. Here my jowls look big,'” says surgeon-to-the stars Dr. Randal Haworth . “So we’ll do a minor treatment, like lipo their cheeks.”