The life of a teen wolf isn't all walking around hot n' shirtless, kissing pretty mystery girls and whining at the waning moon, it also take some serious work, you guys! Fake nails, prosthetics, hours in the make up chair—the creators of MTV's new series Teen Wolf shunned CGI smoke and mirrors and opted for a more (dare we say?) authentic werewolf look for their young actors. Watch the clip above to see what all went into giving our wolfy hero that wolfy hero attitude.

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