Most Beautiful 2009

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!

AMANDA BEARD

"To look good in the water, you have to pick the right swimsuit," advises the gold-medal Olympic swimmer. "I own close to 500." And that's not her only tip for a pretty poolside look: "I wear makeup in the water. I always wear a waterproof mascara, Maybelline Volume Express. All my makeup is waterproof, even my concealer."