05/03/1993 at 01:00 AM EDT
Put her under something as dated as a 1960s bouffant (Love Field), she still looks timeless. Cover most of her face with a rubber cat mask (Batman Returns), her sensuality glows right through it. Have her break up with beau Fisher Stevens, and Michelle Pfeiffer, newly 36, bounces back in the role of a lifetime: beguiling single mother (having adopted newborn Claudia Rose in March). How does she do all that—and still look like this? Let her explain the formula: "I eat sensibly, drink a lot of water, exercise and don't smoke or drink alcohol." It must be something in the water.