Emmys 2010: 'Dexter's' Julie Benz ponders dealing with red-carpet comfort

julie-benz-comic-con-2010-gi.jpgRecent scorching temperatures in the Los Angeles area -- climbing well into the triple-digits in many places -- are supposed to break for the weekend.

This means that the red carpet at Sunday's (Aug. 29) 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, held at the Nokia Theater, may not be quite the sweltering oven that it was last year.

But the actresses still have to pose in the glare of the sun, and even if the air is relatively cool, that can wreak havoc on carefully applied makeup.

In a Tuesday chat with Zap2it "Dexter" actress Julie Benz pondered the challenges of looking good in difficult circumstances.