Paulina Rubio has come a long way from her days singing alongside Thalía in kiddie pop group Timbiriche. This Mexican superstar—still known to fans as La Chica Dorada, or "The Golden Girl"—has topped the charts and sold millions of albums worldwide; she’s also created a fragrance, lipstick and a signature wild style all her own. Take a look back at her best beauty moments over the decades.
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The Timbiriche Look
Crimped 90s hair and some major attitude were prerequisites to joining this pop act.
La Chica Dorada
Paulina receives the nickname that will stick throughout the years, and debuts what would become her signature look of the 90s: dark, thick eyebrows, bold red lipstick and super-blonde locks.
Straight ‘n Sleek
At the MTV Video Music Awards in 2004, Rubio shows off an uncharacteristically straight mane.
Her long golden ringlets do little to hide her bare assets revealed in her peak-a-boo lace gown, worn to the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards in Miami.
A refreshing ponytail greets guests at the 2006 NCLR Alma Awards in Los Angeles. Her poppy eyeliner and fresh face go along with the carefree look.
A Signature Kiss
A beauty milestone is reached: Rubio collaborated with MAC Cosmetics to launch a signature lipstick in 2007. The matte metallic shade was inspired by the pop star, who knew from the start she wanted to create a bold and sexy product. Its color? What else – gold, claro!
Pau rocks out like royalty at the 2009 Premios Juventud Awards.
The Smell of Success
With another year comes another success. Here, the debut of the 2008 print advertisement for Rubio’s fragrance called – what else? – Oro, claro! (That means gold, of course!)
Forever and Always
At the Billboard Latin Music Awards in 2009 Rubio shone in her always-constant champagne waves and soft peachy makeup palette. Her look is at times wild, playful and edgy, but always truly Paulina