Go behind the scenes of her PEOPLE photo shoot Growing up, the New Girl star idolized her mother's looks. She's "just a beautiful person and she has her own style," the 33-year-old told PEOPLE last year. But ultimately you define your own beauty. "I can try to look like other people if I'm playing a role, but I like to serve my own sense of what I think is beautiful," she explained. "You have to be true to yourself."