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You won’t often find Madonna’s eldest daughter, Lourdes Leon, stepping into the spotlight, but when it’s time to shine, the brunette star surpasses all expectations.

That’s what she did on Friday, when Leon’s pop star mom took to Instagram to wish her a happy 20th birthday. Madonna shared an adorable throwback picture from Leon’s youth along with a caption that proves the mother-daughter duo have nothing but love for each other. “Happy birthday to my beautiful princess L.O.L.I.T.A.” she wrote, adding, “Never forget who you are little star.”

In the photograph, a wide-eyed Leon poses for the camera with a mix of metallic bangles, a princess-like crown braid, and a flower drawn over her right cheek. And while the birthday girl has for years managed to maintain a low profile—she doesn’t have an Instagram account—it appears that she may finally be prepared to enter the spotlight.

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This past September, she attended Alexander Wang’s spring 2017 fashion show with mom by her side, and most recently appeared in a glowing Stella McCartney advertising campaign.

Time to shine, Lourdes!