Beauty Blake Lively By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on July 31, 2008 @ 05:24PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Robert Pitts/Landov Blake Lively 01 of 06 Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library Gossip Girl star Blake Lively flaunts the same barrel curls and kohl-black liner on the red carpet as her character, worldly socialite Serena Van Der Woodsen, wears on the hit show. "We look kind of similar," Lively has joked. But the Burbank-born blonde insists that the likeness is only skin-deep. The 5'10" star prefers Guitar Hero to the party scene and, most importantly, skips the whispers. "If you gossip, it's going to come back at you," Lively has said. 1990: Lively's locks got her attention from an early age-check out those curls! 02 of 06 2003 Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library The Burbank high school student kept busy with cheerleading and show choir. 03 of 06 2005 Shelly Patch/Startraks The 18-year-old snapped up a role in Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants with only a head shot to her name. 04 of 06 2006 Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Lively shared the big screen with Justin Long in the college comedy Accepted. 05 of 06 2007 Paul Hawthorne/Startraks "Kerastase is my absolute hair hero," the enviably coiffed Elvis and Annabelle star told Lucky. "I used to not care at all about shampoo or products, but their stuff really works." 06 of 06 2008 Robert Pitts/Landov The star was spotted sunning in Mexico, but Lively credits Physicians Formula bronzer ("which gives the perfect glow") for her golden tan.