Most Beautiful 2014

PEOPLE's 2013 Most Beautiful List

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KELLY ROWLAND

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The gorgeous Rowland didn't always believe in her own beauty. "I went through a period where I didn't ... embrace just being a chocolate, lovely brown-skinned girl," she told CNikky.com. After a pep talk from her mother and pal Beyoncé's mom Tina, "a light went off," the 32-year-old recalled. "Embrace everything that you are as a woman, even your flaws, too."