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Published: Friday April 18, 2014 06:00 AM EDT

2014

SOFIA VERGARA, 41

"I've always had a very good relationship with makeup; it's one of my favorite things," Vergara told PEOPLE. "My mother used to do her makeup every day, and I used to watch her, just fascinated." And joining the CoverGirl family in 2011 gave the Colombian-born star a welcome beauty platform. "Latin girls can relate to me, see what I'm wearing, see my makeup, my hairstyle," she said.