Carrie Ann Inaba Takes Us Inside Disney Week: See How She Gets Glam for 'DWTS' ' Magical Nights

It's Disney Week at Dancing with the Stars and judge Carrie Ann Inaba is getting in on the fun with her on-theme looks! See how her hair, makeup and outfits all come together for the fairytale ballroom

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The Inspo

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"We made up our own Villainous look, with white hair and dark menacing eyes," Inaba tells PEOPLE about her take on the evil spin of the show's theme. "I remember in the fitting we loved this dress for the Villains night immediately."

"I love my team for all the work they put into these looks," she adds. "It's so much fun to be able to live in the magical kingdom for these Disney nights. I hope we bring joy into people's lives."

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The Dress

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Stylist Rhonda Spies dressed Inaba in a Tina Summer long-sleeve gown with angular shoulders and peplum detail. "The rose colored sequins gave a fine balance to the angular silhouette," says Spies. "Rhodium and white gold diamonds completed the look."

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The Makeup

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"We knew we wanted a nod to [Little Mermaid's] Ursula, without being specifically the character, so we borrowed from the multitude of femme villains that are iconic Disney," says makeup pro Marylin Lee Spiegel.

"I lightened her skin tone a shade with Danessa Myricks Vision Cream Cover Foundation, and set it with RCMA Colorless Powder," Spiegel says. "Then I contoured her face with MAC Pro Face Palette Contour. On her eyes, I played up the purples with Danessa Myricks Creams in Wild Orchid and Rocket, and added House of Lashes Iconic Lashes. On her lips, I used a black cream to create a dark outline, then filled them in with Camera Ready Cosmetics Inglot Lipstick 71, and glossed with Marc Jacobs Enamored Gloss in Tempt Me for shimmery, glimmery dramatic dimension."

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The Hair

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Hairstylist Glenn Nutley wanted Inaba's Villainess moment to match the mood of her glam. "For this look she wore long straight silver hair to compliment her purple makeup moment by Marylin Lee," he explains.

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Villains in the Ballroom

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"I think Disney Villains night was a hit," Inaba says. "What was interesting about the show was how well the men stepped up. The men had many breakthroughs and it just makes the season that much more exciting."

"I'd like to give a special shoutout to our whole cast and crew. Two magical nights of Disney took a huge village of people to put it together… and no detail was missed. Bravo!"

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The Inspo

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"Tonight was Disney night in the ballroom and the magic of Disney was in the air," Inaba tells PEOPLE. "For my look tonight I was inspired by Raya from Raya and the Last Dragon. This film came out while we were in the pandemic and inspired me and gave me hope in many ways. I was excited to give my version of Raya tonight in the ballroom. We did her signature braid and I wore a beautiful dress by Thai Nguyen."

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The Makeup

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Makeup artist Marylin Lee Spiegel wanted to "keep Carrie Ann in natural tones" for tonight's Disney look. "First I set her flawless skin with Orcé Come Closer Setting Powder. Next, I did a lot of shimmer using Danessa Myricks Lightwork Palette. Finally, I gave her strong eyebrows, like Raya, using the Senna Sketch-A-Brow Precision Brow Pencil to shape and fill them in."

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The Hair

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"Raya is red carpet-ready," says hairstylist Glenn Nutley, who gave Inaba an "elevated version of Raya's warrior look."

First, he started by braiding the top of her hair and adding Beachwaver Co Braid Balm, then he loosened the weave and pulled pieces out so it "didn't look too precise." Next, he took the Mermade hair tool and pressed the roots to give it a lift, and "blasted" them with Oribe Thick Dry Texturizing Spray before waving the ends with the Beachwaver Pro 1.25 iron. Once it cooled, he brushed out the hair and blended the different textures together "to create the volume," teased the roots and finished with the Oribe Free Styler Working Hairspray.

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The Dress

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"It's Disney night in the ballroom! Carrie Ann's gown was a nod to Raya on the red carpet. A stunning strapless Thai Nguyen silhouette with red and gold sequin detail," says stylist Rhonda Spies. "We finished the look with gold jewels and a sparkling red topaz ring."

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Moves Like Mickey

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"Tonight's show was incredible, I always love Disney night — I always think people dance better with the magic of Disney," says Inaba.

"It was great having everyone back in the ballroom again and I am looking forward to villains tomorrow night, a first for us. Also a first was the Mickey dance challenge. What a fun way to see each couple show us their own creative style and put their own spin on it. This season the competition is fierce!"

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