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With the Oscars literally right around the corner, most of Hollywood is at Defcon 2 trying to get themselves primped and primed for the film industry's biggest night. It's no secret that celebrities go to great lengths to look their best on the red carpet, but even we were surprised by some of the cray-cray things they'll do to look perfect. Deodorant on your face? Jell-O lips? Many of Hollywood's A-List have tried those bizarro beauty treatments and so many more.
But unlike leech facials or snake venom injections, some of these tricks are actually doable by your average non-celeb. We asked a panel of experts to give us their thoughts on six of these whackadoo secrets to see if they're worth guinea pigging.
Would you try these tricks or do you think they're better left to desperate starlets?
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