Most Beautiful Women of Reality TV

Beauty: Reality Show Stars
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 05, 2011

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Petite with waist-length, jet-black hair and caramel skin, Hartwell was part of “Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” original lineup. Here, she’s uber-glam in metallic eyeshadow and glossy crimson lips.

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This green-eyed beauty was the winner of VH1’s “Flavor of Love” and “I Love Money” — and now, she’s engaged to Shaquille O’Neal. We’re loving her flawlessly arched brows and soft pink gloss!

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Golden-haired with a brilliant smile, this Nuyorican hottie became famous on VH1’s “Basketball Wives,” and is engaged to football star Chad Ochocinco. We’re so coveting her lavender eyeshadow!

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A contestant on the third season of “America’s Next Top Model,” this glamazon is one of the industry’s most famed plus size models. Forget the enviable curves, we want those cheekbones!

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The fifth runner-up on season 5 of “America’s Next Top Model,” the natural-haired stunner is currently signed with Ford Models. Here, she turns heads in khol-rimmed eyes and bronzey lips. Fierce!

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We’ve had a girlcrush on this biracial beauty ever since her turn on 2002’s “Real World: Las Vegas.” With her golden-brown skin and almond-shaped eyes, its no wonder Alton fell hard!

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“Flava of Love” certainly wasn’t the classiest show, but admit it — Deelishis was super-cute! With her deep dimples and always-flawless gloss, the Season 2 winner killed the competition.

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The ex-wife of former NBA star Eric Williams, the curvy beauty currently stars on VH1’s “Basketball Wives.” Here, she rocks the red carpet in long waves, curled lashes and pale pink gloss.

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The youngest of the Braxton sisters, Tamar is the spitfire on WE’s “Braxton Family Values.” We applaud her honesty regarding plastic surgery — and covet her bronze blush and perfectly smokey eyes!

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The first runner-up on season 3 of “America’s Next Top Model,” we’re obsessed with this talented actress’ steady stream of versatile, always-flawless natural hairstyles. Go girl!