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Grace Kelly's refined beauty defined a decade. Audrey Hepburn's wide-eyed gaze set the standard for gamine good looks. But, these days, we're looking for modern inspiration among women who represent the new faces of beauty. Some are on the cutting edge, while others rock more classic looks, but we'd like to argue that these 12 stars are the ones to watch for the best hair, makeup, and nail looks out there.
From Rooney Mara's deep-plum lips to Janelle Monáe's fearless updos, these women appreciate the power of a good beauty look — and are subsequently the most likely to inspire us to cut our hair or try a new eyeshadow look. Click through to see the 12 women that are setting the new standard for loveliness. Did your favorite star make the cut?