WireImage; Courtesy of Ahna O’Reilly

The Help hits theaters today, and we got a behind-the-scenes peek at the film’s premiere! Actress Ahna O’Reilly, who plays Elizabeth Leefolt, snapped photos of her red carpet prepping process, from styling her hair into camera-ready waves to finding the perfect shoes and jewelry to match her J. Mendel dress. Click through the gallery to browse O’Reilly’s premiere diary!

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