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Mature women rule People's 'Most Beautiful' list

Forty-one-year-old one-woman show Jennifer Lopez graces the cover of People magazine's annual "Most Beautiful" issue and is joined by the likes of Sandra Bullock, Eva Longoria, and Reese Witherspoon inside the issue.

It is striking that mature actresses are ruling over People's list, a trend that could already be observed when 42-year-old Julia Roberts made the front page.

The men's roster, on the other hand, almost exclusively features twenty-somethings such as Zac Efron or Kellan Lutz, with the only exception being Ryan Reynolds, who is 34.

In an interview with the magazine, Lopez admitted that her looks were due to a relentless regime: "I don't want anybody thinking it's easy," the current American Idol judge said. "It does take time and it's hard work. HDTV wide-screen is nobody's friend!"

However, she added that she likes to go low-key whenever she can: "Just being able to touch my face and rub my eyes and put my fingers in my hair and not having to worry about messing it up. It's so much better."

The "Most Beautiful" issue hits US newsstands on April 15.

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