When it comes to the divas of music, we tend to think of old school goddesses like Diana and Tina. But we believe there’s one modern artist who can hang with these grande dames — the glorious Ms. Beyonce Knowles.

Ever since she was just a Houston teen with a dream, swathed in her mama’s designs, this blonde(ish) beauty has kept us inspired with her glamour girl style and downright flawless makeup looks. We can only hope she’ll pass her makeup tips down to Baby Carter (if she’s a girl!).

In honor of the glam mommy-to-be, let’s take a look back at her most memorable beauty moments since she was a wee child of destiny.