2006's World's Most Beautiful People

From Angelina Jolie to Eva Longoria, see what made the most captivating stars so utterly gorgeous in PEOPLE's special issue

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To play the lead Dreamgirls, Knowles, 25, subjected herself to bushy eyebrows and frumpy suits. The result: Total transformation ("Very not cute," she told reporters) – and a taste of what life might have been like if she hadn't been born beautiful. "To be honest," she said, "I feel people would have acknowledged my talent a lot more."