Days before the Academy Awards, critics were saying Sandra Bullock had a very odd chance of winning the Oscar. Well, the actress didn't think so as she came in the show red-carpet ready, prepped with Best Actress-caliber beauty by Glam Squad headed by celebrity makeup artist Angela Levin for Chanel Beauty and hairstylist Adir Abergel for Frédéric Fekkai.

Sandra looked absolutely deserving of the award she took home with her modern-classy Hollywood makeup: dewy skin, soft eyes, and a bold red lip.” Levin says of the look she crafted for Bullock, which started with Chanel’s Sublimage Fluid and Vitalumière Satin Smoothing Fluide Makeup in Shell. Using a brow powder rather than a pencil or a wax to give Bullock’s arches structure, Levin moved on to the eyes, lining both upper and lower lash lines with a brown shadow and opting for three coats of Chanel’s Inimitable Mascara in Noir—the Waterproof version, just in case any trips onto the podium should kick-start the waterworks. The X factor came from Bullock’s red lip, however, which Levin crafted using Chanel’s new Rouge Coco Lip Colour in Paris, which she also gently dabbed onto the apples of her cheeks—a signature trick to add a bit of warmth. As for Abergel's contribution as the hairstylist, he brought back simplicity, which he achieved by coating Bullock’s hair with Fekkai’s Silky Straight Ironless Smooth Finish Serum and fashioning a deep side part. He then pulled all of Bullock’s hair over to one side and added a wave at the end—a popular style at the Oscars this year, also spotted on Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet. Sandra looked absolutely stunning. I think this is the best I've ever seen her. She exuded a youthful radiance and didn't look 45 at all! She didn't only win the Best Actress award, but Best Make-up too in my book.