Lifestyle Style Go Behind the Scenes with Julianne Hough for Her 'DWTS' Beauty and Style Secrets Go backstage with the judge to get an exclusive look at her hair, makeup and style prep before going on air By Alex Apatoff Alex Apatoff Instagram Twitter Alex Apatoff is the Executive Editor of PEOPLE Digital. She has been with the brand for more than a decade, holding various roles on the Style and Beauty team before becoming the site's Lifestyle Director to coordinate the work across the commerce, evergreen, features and marketing teams. Prior to her role at PEOPLE, Alex worked at Us Weekly (where, among other things, she oversaw the Fashion Police pages) and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors in Journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 18, 2017 06:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. 01 of 09 WEEK TEN For the big finale, Julianne's stylist Anita Patrickson wanted to put the star in something completely classic. "The shape of the red Jovani gown feels so elegant and timeless with a more 'of the moment' trend off-the-shoulder sleeves," she said. Fun fact: they altered the gown to create the sleeves how you see them on the star! Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 02 of 09 WEEK TEN Courtesy of Spencer Barnes To keep the focus on Julianne's fun and sassy Kaufman Franco dress last night, hairstylist Jill Buck created a faux bob on the star. "I took the longest parts of Julianne's hair into two low braided sections and pinned them away, then used a few clip in pieces by HUW Pro to fill in the back and added texture," she said. Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 03 of 09 WEEK NINE Spencer Barnes "I really wanted to do something whimsical and pretty to match Julianne's dress, and she chimed in with, "let's do braids!" says the star's hairstylist, Jill Powell. Makeup artist Spencer Barnes also played off the "romantic and feminine" vibes of her dress, useing pink eye shadows from e.l.f. to accentuate her blue eyes. Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 04 of 09 WEEK EIGHT Courtesy Spencer Barnes "I love a good messy ponytail and tonight's dress was the perfect match for it," says Julianne's hairstylist, Jill Buck of her textured look. The star's stylist, Anita Patrickson adds of her dress, "We loved this super sleek sexy gown for its simplicity and graphic shape. We complimented the silver cut out ring with mismatched earrings by Jennifer Fisher. As for her makeup, Spencer Barnes "opted for fresh skin, paired with a peachy pink cream blush on her cheeks and both pink and bronze tones on her eyes." He then lined her lips and finished the look with e.l.f.'s liquid lipstick in Bitten Pink. Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 05 of 09 WEEK FIVE Courtesy Jill Buck "I couldn't get over how much she looked like Tinkerbell!" hairstylist Jill Buck said of the star's Disney Week-inspired high bun. Fun fact: the "bangs" are really the star's ponytail, pinned forward! Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 06 of 09 WEEK FOUR Courtesy Spencer Barnes Makeup artist Spencer Barnes created a "slightly retro but sexy" look for the star by layering black and cobalt shadows from the Vapour Beauty Artist Eye Palette in "Midnight 513," then gave her "extra thick but not very long" lashes and a soft pink lip to top it all off. Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 07 of 09 WEEK THREE Courtesy Spencer Barnes Spencer Barnes had to create a look that worked for both her KaufmanFranco judges' table gown and the ensemble she wore to perform. Luminous skin and flushed cheeks from Youngblood Cosmetics' "Tropical Glow" helped achieve that goal. Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 08 of 09 WEEK TWO Courtesy Jill Buck Julianne's glam-but-edgy "901 knot hawk" (named for the hair salon owned by the star's bestie, Riawna Capri), was inspired by the dress, says hairstylist Jill Buck, and made possible with spritzes of R&Co Rockaway Salt Spray to give the individual ponytails some texture. Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com. 09 of 09 WEEK ONE Courtesy Spencer Barnes For her first week back as judge, Julianne went for a girlie, glam look with help from her longtime pros - stylist Anita Patrickson, hair guru Jill Buck and makeup artist Spencer Barnes, who highlighted the star's "stunning natural beauty" by prepping her face with Koh Gen Doh's Aqua Foundation Illuminator before applying bronze, gold and peachy tones to make her glow. Read her whole behind-the-scenes photo diary on InStyle.com.