40 and Fabulous

Is it the new 30? Check out Teri Hatcher, Courteney Cox, Sandra Bullock and other stars who are as sexy as ever at 40. By Janice Morris

TERI HATCHER

Turned 40: Dec. 8
After taking time off to raise daughter Emerson, 7, the Desperate Housewives star says she's grateful for her comeback as Wisteria Lane's neurotic single mom – and she isn't afraid to show some skin. "I welcome the racier scenes," she says. "I haven't had to change a thing about my life to get in shape for this, as evidenced by the 20 minutes I spent waiting in line last night to buy four cupcakes, three of which I ate."