10/03/2011 06:16 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Gwen Stefani Beauty Evolution (PHOTOS)

Gwen Stefani may standout in a crowd with her platinum blond strands, signature bold red pout and super arched brows, but the singer turned fashion designer's most head-turning moments are when she tones it down and still manages to look glamorous.

In celebration of Stefani's 42nd birthday today (October 3), we take a "Sweet Escape" down memory lane to see how her look has evolved over the years. From beautiful bindis to neon pink hair color to Marilyn Monroe-esque curls, there are no limits to how this California girl expresses her style.

Which of the rocker mom's beauty looks do you like best? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section and learn more about Stefani's children's fashion line in collaboration with Target.

Gwen Stefani Beauty Evolution