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


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."