Most Beautiful 2008

World's Most Beautiful People

From superstars like Kate, Salma and Carrie to hot newcomers (the cast of Gossip Girl!), get a peek at who's on PEOPLE's 100 Most Beautiful list!

VANESSA HUDGENS

"I grew up in the business, so I was used to putting on makeup every day," says the star of the High School Musical movies, who went without makeup for her PEOPLE photo shoot. "Just recently I've learned to be okay with myself without wearing makeup. I think it was a special someone telling me that I didn't need it. I started taking care of my skin and realized I didn't need as much as I thought I did."