Girl-crushes—you know you have them! Obviously, they have the looks, but a girl-crush has more going for her than just beauty. They hold their families down, they're philanthropic, and everlasting. And ours are ten ladies who are fierce, fun, and absolutely gorgeous. They embody beauty, charm, and charisma, making them our hottest girl crushes that we aren't ashamed to admit.
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Eva, also known as Eva "the diva," is a standout beauty whose relentless confidence has sustained her past her America's Next Top Model days.
Solange has become the fashion industry's darling while remaining true to herself and always keeping family first.
Since Angelina burst onto the scene, her exotic beauty has been praised and even mimicked. But it was when she became a philanthropic family woman that made hearts melt all over the world.
Nia is not only crushed on by the boys, the girls love her too! Between her flawless skin, perfect features, and everlasting good-looks, she remains one of the most coveted beauties of all time.
Alicia's beautiful music speaks of the empowerment of women and being strong no matter what the obstacles are. An amazing message from an amazing woman.
New kid on the block, Blake Lively is not just a Hollywood beauty, she's a real girl who eats junk food and doesn't workout regularly. And we love her for that!
Nicole Ari Parker
A true thespian, Nicole Ari Parker is one of the most underrated actresses in the business, but her beauty and grace keeps her on everyone's radar.
Bad girls need love too, and apparently do it better! The self-proclaimed bad gal, Rihanna, is so gorgeous and photogenically gifted, that no matter what she's doing or saying, we are always watching.
Another underrated actress, Angela Bassett has graced movie screens for decades; all while remaining poised, graceful and beautiful each and every time.
Say what you want about Bey, but she is one woman who seemingly has it all. Beauty, talent, family and brains, Beyonce is not stopping anytime soon.
We fell for Paula's bubbly personality in Jumping The Broom. We love this beauty, and her rock star husband, Robin Thicke!
The boys loved her. The girls loved her. We will always miss Aaliyah.
Forget about the boys, we love these girls too!
-Tunisia Z. Wilson
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