15 Years of Celebrity Skincare

From stars peddling zit zappers and foundations to tanorexics and bronzer-phobes, here's how we put our best face forward.
pale skinned celebrities
R. Hartman
From stars peddling zit zappers and foundations to tanorexics and bronzer-phobes, here's how we put our best face forward.
pale skinned celebrities
R. Hartman
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
The arrival of androgynous Gen-X icon Kate Moss inspires ghostly faces in fashion and film. In the real world, diversity infuses beauty with color.

'94 Kate Moss's spectral phase
pale skinned celebrities
Barry King
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
'95 Winona Ryder still sporting her Beetlejuice glow
pale skinned celebrities
J.Smeal
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
'95 Drew Barrymore has Mad Love for matte
young skin
Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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1994-1999: Forever Young
1995 Bare Minerals rocks the world with its SPF 15 foundations
pale skinned celebrities
T. McGinnis
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
'95 Forget the band. Was Courtney Love living in a Hole?
young skin
Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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1994-1999: Forever Young
1996 Spa mania goes mainstream when Bliss opens in NYC
pale skinned celebrities
Ke.Mazur
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
'96 Gwyneth Paltrow's period-perfect pallor
young skin
Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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1994-1999: Forever Young
1997 Rx miracle-worker Retin-A Micro fights acne and fine lines
pale skinned celebrities
J.Smeal
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
'97 Angie does her best Morticia
young skin
Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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1994-1999: Forever Young
1998 Dr. Perricone's The Wrinkle Cure heralds salmon as antiaging superfood
pale skinned celebrities
J.Smeal
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
'99 Vampire slayer Kirsten Dunst
pale skinned celebrities
Ron Galella
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'90s Grunge Goddesses
'99 Chloë Sevigny sports a Kids-like cast
african american skin
R. Hartman
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The New Spectrum
Mainstream beauty welcomes color.

'94 Iman launches a self-titled makeup collection for women of all skin tones
african american skin
R. Hartman
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The New Spectrum
'94 RuPaul vamps it up as the original face of MAC's Viva Glam campaign
african american skin
SGranitz
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The New Spectrum
'96 Halle Berry inks a multimillion-dollar spokesmodel deal with makeup giant Revlon
tan celebrities
Fernanda Calfat
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
From Brazil's beaches to the coast of Cali, the rise of the bronzed bombshell sparks sales of baby oil and orange-tastic spray tans.

'00 Gisele blames it on Rio
bronze skin
Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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2000-2004: Glow-Getters
2000 Prescriptives Magic Liquid Powder dusts up a sexy shimmer trend
tan celebrities
Kirby Lee
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'00 Look - no tan lines! J.Lo flaunts her tawny glow
bronze skin
Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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2000-2004: Glow-Getters
2000 Olay Total Effects brings derm-backed antiaging skincare to drugstores
tan celebrities
Theo Wargo
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'02 Life's a beach for Paris Hilton
botox
Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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2000-2004: Glow-Getters
2002 Botox's FDA approval for frown lines freezes L.A.'s smiles
tan celebrities
S. Granitz
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'03 Bronze biscuit Cameron Diaz
tan celebrities
K. Mazur
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'03 Kate Hudson goes goldie
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'03 Mimi matches her chest to her honey highlights
tan celebrities
R. Mickshaw
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'04 Oompa-Loompas inspire Charlize Theron's Oscar look
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2000-2004: Glow-Getters
2004 Better than a Crayola 24 box: L'Oréal True Match and CoverGirl TruBlend foundations
tan celebrities
K. Winter
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'04 Catherine Zeta-Jones toasts in the Bermuda sun
tan celebrities
K. Lee
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21st-Century Gilded Lilies
'04 TV's golden girl Jen Aniston
fair skinned celebrities
Jon Furniss
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Modern-Day Fair Ladies
The secret to youth? Shun the sun. The bronze backlash leads to a proliferation of porcelain-pretty complexions.

'05 Cate Blanchett's Elizabethan complexion
fair skinned celebrities
SGranitz
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Modern-Day Fair Ladies
'06 Reese Witherspoon shows off her pearly whiteness
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