I'm Going to Tell You a Secret: Here Are Madonna's 10 Most Iconic Beauty Looks

Updated 08/17/18

Madonna needs no introduction. She's one of the biggest pop stars of all time, responsible for some of the world's greatest hits. Today, she turned 60, and the icon's stage presence has remained timeless. Of course, we want to know all her secrets. So, throughout the years, Team Byrdie has gotten fitness tips from her trainer (who spills how Madonna stays in shape on tour) and got the lowdown on the one makeup product she swears by. We even went so far as to find out details on the $600 magnetic product she uses on her butt and try out her pre–Met Gala facial.

So yeah, Madonna has a special place in our hearts.

In celebration of her birthday, we've rounded up her most iconic beauty moments throughout history. Don't worry about picking a favorite; we know it's impossible.

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Madonna's "Like a Virgin" days at the American Music Awards in 1985 featured a to-die-for fiery red lipstick and a playful side pony.

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Shout-out to the early 2000s when Madonna's Farrah Fawcett–style flipped curls were so on point.

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How badass does this shaggy short cut look from the Papa Don't Preach movie set in the '80s?

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Madge was peak Hollywood glamour with these pin curls and bedazzling jewelry at the 63rd annual Academy Awards. 

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This is such a moment. This lavender-and–sunset orange eye combination paired with a purple lip is everything. Plus, this headband—are we having a resurgence of the headband, e.g., Chrissy Teigen's latest Instagram Stories? Yes, please.

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Okay, so these super-bold brows, that bright-red lip, and that braided ponytail are everything. This was right after a show in her Blond Ambition World Tour in 1990. 

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Madonna's Truth or Dare fragrance debuted in 2012, and she showed up to celebrate at the launch party in these soft curls and natural makeup.

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A red lip has got to be her signature—and we're getting such Marilyn Monroe vibes from young Madonna. 

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We're very into this embellished black hat Madonna wore to the 57th annual Grammy Awards, paired with a sultry-looking cat eye.

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The real question is what do I have to do in life to own one of these diamond-encrusted headpieces Madonna wore to the 2016 Met Gala?

If you want glowing skin like Madonna's, we happen to have everything you need to know about her go-to facial.

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