teri1Ms. Hatcher, 45, posted these images (along with a couple more illustrating her transformation (with the help of a pit crew of magician makeup artists) into the sleek and smiling character we see on Desperate Housewives.

Here’s what she told Oprah: “I don’t want to stop taking glamorous pictures — they’re fun — but I just want people to know the truth. I think if we can accept the truth and reveal the mystery, we can enjoy both things.”


Makes me feel sorry for guys, actually, who unless they want to make an entirely different kind of statement don’t really have the recourse of makeup on a bad face day.

Photos from the video diary she showed on Oprah. Click on the link for the whole thing, including the “after” shots.