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

SHERYL CROW, 49

As a singer-songwriter looking for her big break in the music business, the Grammy winner found herself at a crossroads. Struggling "between being a vamp and being credible as an artist," the single mother to sons Wyatt, almost 4, and Levi, 11 months, has learned that it doesn't have to be one or the other. "I can look pretty and wear makeup and not be afraid it will take away my credibility," says Crow of coming to terms with her looks and talent.



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