Most Beautiful 2009

Beautiful at Every Age

With the help of a few famous faces – Vanessa! Halle! Christie! – these gorgeous gals prove true beauty is timeless. By Karen J. Quan

GWEN STEFANI, 41

Whether she's walking a red carpet, or playing in the park with sons Kingston, 4, and Zuma, 2, the No Doubt frontwoman manages to always look ready for the spotlight – thanks to her signature red lipstick. She remembers putting it on at 18, she told InStyle, "and looking in the mirror going, 'Good, I like that.' Never again did I stop wearing it."