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These Celebs Look Totally Different Without Their Makeup



Wearing makeup as a celebrity is almost a requirement, for both men and women. These people appear on our TVs, in front of large audiences and in major feature films, so it’s understandable that they have to look good. But what happens when the cameras aren’t rolling and these beautiful women (and one man) are stripped of the foundation, eyeliner and lipstick. What do you think celebrities look like without their makeup?

Well, we’ve done some digging and we’ve found a bunch of pictures of your favorite famous faces au natural. Do they look the same without the makeup? If you’d like to find out, move onto the next slide.


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Beyonce is known as the queen of everything and part of her allure is that she doesn’t really let people into her personal life (or work life, for that matter). And it only makes us want to know more about her. But every now and then, she’ll give us a taste of what her life is like by releasing pictures of herself in her natural, beautiful, no makeup-wearing form. And it’s quite a sight to see. The star is just as stunning, if not more so without the use of cosmetics, leaving us to wonder why she hasn’t started her own skincare line just yet.

Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian has come a long way from being Paris Hilton’s stylist. She’s now one of the most fashionable people in the world and is an excellent businesswoman. But one thing she’ll always be famous for is that face of hers. We’re used to seeing it all done up on her television show and red carpet appearances, which is why she looks so different when there’s nothing on her skin.

The natural Kim is a lot less tanned and pale-looking than many people expect, and it’s also a lot less angular. We guess she can thank her go-to makeup artist Mario, for being able to create those on her beautiful face with the help of some contouring.



Bajan beauty Rihanna has made quite the name for herself not only in the music industry but also with her makeup company, Fenty Beauty. She was one of the first to manufacture more than fifty shades of foundation and concealer to be truly inclusive of all races and she’s managed to stay stunning while working incredibly hard.

But owning a beauty brand doesn’t mean that you need to rock it 24/7, even though she advertises for Fenty Beauty whenever she can. Rihanna is one of the few celebrities who likes going without makeup and showing us just how flawless her skin truly is.

Cardi B


Cardi B became popular on social media long before her rap career really took off and we were used to seeing her without makeup back in those days. The star has been honest with us about her body and the work she’s had done (her boobs and teeth) and doesn’t seem to care what she looks like quite as much as other celebrities who’ve been in the game longer- and it’s one of the reasons why people love her so much.

But because she’s so booked and busy today, we’re more likely to see the version of Cardi that’s all done up, as opposed to the one we fell in love with before Love & Hip-Hop.

Jennifer Lopez


Jennifer Lopez is a timeless beauty- there’s no argument about that. The soon-to-be fifty-year-old has been in the entertainment industry for a very long time, but she still looks flawless- and it’s not just her skin; her body is just as banging as her face.

One would think that all the wear and tear (for lack of a better word) over the years would leave her looking older than she was, but it seems to have done quite the opposite. Even with young children, numerous breakups and more jobs that she can count. J. Lo has managed to keep looking amazing (with and without makeup) through it all.



Madonna is an icon who has been in the game for just about forty years. She rose to prominence in the eighties and has managed to stay relevant with her fashion choices, music and philanthropy, but sadly, it has taken a toll on the way she looks.

Now we aren’t bashing the artist about the way she looks sans makeup; we’re just saying that she hasn’t been able to keep it together as well as other celebrities her age, in the looks department. The star looks almost recognizable when she isn’t wearing makeup. But nobody beats Madonna when it comes to performing- she’s still as much of a Rockstar as she was twenty-five years ago.

Priyanka Chopra


Priyanka Chopra is much more than the actress she appears to be on television. Before she killed it on Quantico and became Nick Jonas’ wife, she was already one of the most beautiful women in her country, India. In the year 200, Priyanka managed to win the Miss World competition for her country and was also crowned Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty- Asia & Oceania. And the beauty queen turned actress can also sing and produce movies.

But if we forget about how talented she is for two seconds, we can see that she’s gorgeous whether she’s barefaced or whether her face is beat for the gods. Priyanka’s beauty is not something we see every day.

Kylie Jenner


If we’re not mistaken, Kylie Jenner is the youngest self-made billionaire in the world. Her beauty company, Kylie Cosmetics, took off like a rocket and she just recently launched Kylie skin. The young socialite managed to do it all, using her looks.

While some may argue that this is not what the celeb looks like naturally, you can’t take away from the fact that she used her lip fillers and social media to surpass the wealth of her entire family, which is saying something. Kylie’s “natural” no makeup look is pretty and our guess is she’s going to keep using it to build a bigger empire.

Britney Spears

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Britney Spears has been in the entertainment industry for a very long time. Despite her numerous meltdowns and failed relationships, her hard work has made her an icon. But it’s clear that the star doesn’t look the same as she used to, which is completely natural for a woman of her age and lifestyle.

We actually prefer the look of the Britney sans makeup because she looks younger and a lot more relatable. The polished version is beautiful, but we could much more see ourselves kicking it with the girl on the right.

Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez is one of the most beautiful singers in the world. At one point, she had the most Instagram followers in the world- yes, even more than Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner. But it’s not just because of the way she looks without her makeup.

The young star is talented, has had heartbreak in the form of Justin Bieber and has struggled with her health. But she has managed to stay graceful and humble through it all and it’s one of the reasons why people love her so much- in addition to how talented she is. Selena is one of few stars who is just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside, with or without makeup.

Alicia Keys

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It’s been more than a few years now since songstress Alicia Keys has stopped wearing makeup, just about three years, in fact. She was shooting her album cover back then and decided to go with a makeup-less look. Since then, the actress has been seen very minimal makeup, if any at all and we are loving it.

The difference between her skin back then and now is crazy. If you didn’t know, Alicia suffered from acne, something that could have been hidden using cosmetics. Embracing her natural look has allowed her to take better care of her skin and she is glowing.

Tiffany Haddish

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It seems like Tiffany Haddish almost appeared out of nowhere. One minute she wasn’t here, but the next, she was starring in movies alongside Kevin Hart, having sold out comedy shows, and walking the red carpets alongside veterans like Viola Davis. But she’s been here all this time and has stayed humble because her beginnings were just that.

This humility is the reason why the star remains so down to earth and isn’t afraid to let us see her in all her glory with absolutely no makeup on. And she looks great!

Lady Gaga


Lady Gaga has come a long way from the eccentric pop star we knew her to be when she first rose to prominence. There were crazy wigs, ridiculous eye makeup and outrageous outfits. And while it was entertaining to see her like that, we much prefer the toned down version of the singer.

But that doesn’t mean she’s stopped wearing makeup, because she hasn’t. It just looks a lot more sophisticated now. When she isn’t wearing makeup, she looks very much like the edgy Stefani Germanotta who sang in clubs in 2004.



Zenday got her start as an actress with Disney. Before that, she was a child model- so it’s clear to see that her looks were recognized pretty early on in her life. Since then, she has gone on to become a singer, participate in Dancing With the Stars and is now one of the lead characters in HBO’s Euphoria.

When it comes to wearing makeup, Zendaya is not a young woman who has ever need much, to begin with. That’s why she’s still so beautiful when she isn’t wearing any. But more than her looks, Zendaya is a twenty-two-year-old with a great head on her shoulders. She’s an activist, fashion icon and designer.



Adele is one of the most well-known singers of our time and it’s recognition she deserves. Her voice is unlike anything we’ve ever heard and her lyrics, somehow, always speak to us. But she’s also very down to earth.

The British native is usually very candid about how she feels about certain things and isn’t afraid to let people see who she really is. And part of that includes seeing her when she has no makeup on. The only difference really is that her eyes are more of a focal point when she has eyeliner and lashes. She looks beautiful either way.

Miley Cyrus


Miley Cyrus has undergone quite the transformation. She’s been famous practically all her life, because of her dad, Billy Ray Cyrus. But she then became our favorite Disney girl, Hannah Montana, for a while. As she grew, she “rebelled” and looked and acted nothing like the Miley we came to know.

These days, thanks in part to her husband, Liam Hemsworth, the singer the actress has mellowed out quite a bit. She’s toned it down a lot and we have to say that we prefer this Miley than the one who’s been twerking up a storm next to Robin Thicke on stage. She still looks very different with no makeup, but she’s still recognizable.

Chrissy Teigen


Chrissy Teigen is a well-known model who is as real as they come. She’s modeled for Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, Vogue and Glamour. She’s currently a co-host of the hit show Lip Sync Battle and is also the working on a comedy series called Chrissy’s Court.

Today, however, Chrissy is known for so much more. For one, she’s married to EGOT winner, John Legend, and the two have a beautiful family together. She’s an amazing chef who has numerous cookbooks out. But she’s also not afraid to speak her mind, even if it’s against one of the most powerful people in the Western world, Donald Trump. She says what she wants and no has wittier comebacks than she does.

Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence is a natural beauty who conquered Hollywood in what seems a few years. She was the top paid actress for three consecutive years (2015, 2016 and 2017), mainly because of her roles in the X-Men franchise, Joy, Passengers and the Hunger Games.

In her makeup-less state, she very much reminds of us Katniss Everdeen, her character in the Hunger Games movie series. She’s smiling because that’s what the beauty loves to do. She’s a fun prankster who loves getting into trouble with the likes of Chris Pratt and Amy Schumer-whose baby was just harassed by Aunty Jen.

Katie Holmes


It’s crazy that a talented actress like Katie Holmes is known more for what goes on in her personal life than the work she does on-screen. Our guess is that she learned a lot about privacy when she was with Tom Cruise because there was almost none. From him jumping up and down on Oprah’s couch to every argument that they had being broadcasted, she took a few notes and brought it into her relationship with Jamie Foxx.

We think Katie looks just about the same with and without makeup. The one thing that differs is her smile. She looks much more youthful when she looks happy.

Gal Gadot


You may recognize this woman as the badass that she is. Gal Gadot has appeared in some of the best action movies of all time, which include DC’s Wonder Woman and Furious 7. Her roles in these films have always been that of a strong woman and that’s exactly what she is in real life.

She was born and raised in Israel and was even part of their defense forces as a combat instructor. Gal also won the Miss Israel beauty pageant in 2004 and then studied law. This multi-talented woman was also a model and brand ambassador for many international companies. Makeup or no makeup, she’s strong and beautiful and knows what she wants.

Yara Shahidi


We know Yara Shahidi for her role in the ultra-popular TV shows Black-ish and Grown-ish. The 19-year-old activist, actress and Harvard student had captured our hearts, which she didn’t have to try too hard to do, because underneath all that beauty, is a personality to match.

Yara doesn’t exactly look like most of the leading teens in TV today and it’s because she’s half African American (her mom) and half Iranian (her dad). Her exotic beauty has had people curious about her heritage, something she is incredibly proud of. She’s flawlessness personified.

Cindy Crawford


Not many people expected Cindy Crawford to remain this gorgeous after so many years in the beauty industry, especially if the people who modeled right alongside her are any example. There is very little difference when the beauty has makeup and when she doesn’t have it, something that astounds us because of her age.

Cindy once backed a product with certain melon extracts in it and said it was her beauty secret and we can see that it or whatever she does behind closed doors, works like a charm. The 53-year-old shows us exactly why she’s considered to be a timeless beauty in these two pictures. Who needs makeup when you have skin like Cindy Crawford?

Emilia Clarke


Behind all the makeup, Emilia has shown us time and time again how down-to-earth and easy going she is. She loves to laugh and is a far cry from the dragon queen we’ve come to know and love (and hate) on HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Most times, she’s very much the girl on the left. On the show, she also wore minimal makeup when she played Daenerys Targaryen. In fact, she’s barefaced in most of her social media pictures. But when the time calls for it, she can transform herself into a sultry goddess whose piercing eyes capture all who meet her stare. All hair Emilia Clarke, First of Her Name.

Gigi Hadid


Gigi Hadid was born into money. And her good looks were also inherited- from her super famous former model of a mother, Yolanda Hadid. And she’s used that pretty face of hers to launch a successful modeling career. So far, she’s worked with Vogue, Tom Ford, Chanel, Michael Kors and more. She’s even walked as a Victoria’s Secret angel multiple times for their annual fashion show.

But in this picture, the young beauty shows us that she doesn’t need all the makeup that comes with the industry she works in. She’s showing us that she’s just as gorgeous with all those products as she is without it.

Carrie Underwood

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Some people are lucky enough to have skin so flawless that it looks like they’re wearing makeup when they aren’t. Unfortunately, Carrie Underwood is not one of those people. While she certainly looks like herself, there is a marked difference between the Carrie with makeup and the one without.

From her eyebrows to the shape of her face, and even the redness in her skin, quite a lot changes when Carrie wears makeup. But it’s not always about looks. The star has more than enough talent to sing us all under the table, as she’s proven when she won season four of American Idol.

Vanessa Hudgens


Vanessa Hudgens has been the apple of every teenage girl and boy’s eye from the time she starred in the High School Musical movies. She was sweet, gorgeous and we could relate to her. And much hasn’t changed about her, apart from the fact that she and Zac Efron are no longer together (she’s now dating Austin Butler from the Shannara Chronicles).

It’s clear that the 30-year-old has not let the pressure of her work age her because she’s still very much the beauty we fell for back in the day, even without makeup. Today, she has a few movies, TV shows and even Broadway shows that she’s part of.

Cami Mendes

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You may or may not recognize Cami Mendes from your favorite CW show. She stars as Veronica Lodge in the hit series, Riverdale. On the show, she’s known for her impeccable taste in fashion, her drop-dead gorgeous looks, and snagging quite a few guys, but she’s still just that when she winds down from the show and takes all the makeup off.

In fact, we think she looks more beautiful without the use of cosmetics, if you can believe that. Camila is one of the few people who’re more stunning sans makeup. She is, indeed, a rare breed.

Laverne Cox


Laverne Cox is a transgender woman whose skin can put any man or woman’s to shame. She is gorgeous and glowing and showing us what the big fuss about melanin is. In her makeup-less picture, she’s also rocking her natural hair showing that she’s not afraid to bare it all for us.

When she does have her makeup on, she looks like a fierce goddess who is ready to take on the world, which she has been doing. Laverne is a world-class actress who has done so much for the LGBTQ+ community. Her platform on Orange Is The New Black has allowed her to bring awareness to the trans community.

Gabrielle Union


Gabrielle Union is an actress who got her start in the late nineties. Since then, she has had multiple roles that have made her a household name across and out of the country. Gabrielle is married to one of the best players in the NBA, Dwyane Wade and she’s currently a judge on the tenth season of America’s Got Talent.

But her personal and work life aren’t the only things that are captivating about her. Gabrielle is gorgeous with and without makeup. Without, we can see those beautiful freckles of hers. With, it only emphasizes her adorable dimples and those deep brown eyes.

Tracee Ellis Ross


If you’re thinking that Tracee Ellis Ross’ last name looks familiar, then you’re not wrong. This gorgeous woman is the daughter of singing icon, Diana Ross. But she’s an accomplished actress too. She’s currently one of the stars on Black-ish (her on-screen daughter appeared earlier on our list).

In real life, she’s known for amazing personality, but the 46-year-old is also a fashionista who looks damn good, even when she strips down and takes all her makeup off. You can just see how beautiful her skin is and the natural glow it has to it. Tracee is all types of skin and beauty goals in this picture.

Scarlett Johansson

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You may know Scarlett better as the Russian spy and assassin, Natasha Romanov, from the Marvel movies. But this beauty has been acting long before that. And she’s stayed beautiful for every one of her roles, even the ones that required minimal makeup (The Other Boleyn Girl).

Based on this picture, it’s clear that the actress’s beauty shines through regardless of if she’s wearing makeup or not. Her bare skin actually has an amazing glow that her made-up face does not. We’re here for either version of Scarlett.

Eva Longoria


Eva Longoria is another actress who just appears to never age. It’s just crazy how the former Desperate Housewives star manages to pull her glamorous looks off and still look so beautiful when she’s taken it all off. In fact, she looks a lot younger without the makeup, which is saying something since the star is already in her mid-40s. But she doesn’t look a day over 30! It’s understandable why she has multiple modeling contracts with the likes of L’Oreal and Hanes.

She has a few films set to be released later this year and in 202, but is also taking time off to spend time with her family. If you didn’t know, Eva gave birth to her first child, Santiago, in June of last year.


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Ciara has been winning at life lately. She’s found the man of her dreams, has a beautiful family, a successful career, no financial problems and no need to worry about being cheated on (like she did with her ex). She has a glow about her that we’ve come to love.

And it shows in her skin, which is stunning by the way, whether she’s wearing makeup or not. We actually love the au natural Cici better because she’s just stunning and we know her husband does too.

Demi Lovato

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It’s not a stretch to say that Demi Lovato has been out through the wringer with all the fame she has. She started out pretty young in the industry and it wasn’t the best for her. It had an effect on her mental health and she openly struggled with addiction. But she has an amazing support system and is focused on being happy and healthy.

This picture shows the strides that this young girl has taken and how far she’s come in dealing with being in the public eye, maintaining a career and accepting her shortcomings. That makes her a much more beautiful person than she’ll ever know.

Lupita Nyong’o


Lupita is a Kenyan-Mexican actress who is best known for her roles in Jordan Peele’s Us and the groundbreaking Black Panther movie. She’s also done some voice-over work in a Star Wars film and will be working alongside Viola Davis in Trevor Noah’s memoir. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that she’s well on her way to becoming Hollywood royalty.

When it comes to her looks, Lupita is not a woman who’s afraid to experiment with her look. But no matter what she does, she always manages to look youthful while doing it. And it doesn’t matter if she’s rocking her short natural hair or wearing some braids. We just love all the melanin.

Heidi Klum


For longer than we can remember, Heidi Klum has been one of the leading models in the industry. She made her name and was soon one of the most recognizable faces for Victoria’s Secret. Although she’s turned in her wings, she’s still as beautiful as ever.

Lately, the star gave up her spot as a judge on America’s Got Talent, but she has more than enough on her plate to keep her busy. Those things include her four kids and her new fiancé who happens to be almost twenty years younger than her. But we know that Heidi probably has something in the works and will be back on our screens soon.

Kaley Cuoco


Kaley Cuoco is an actress who had been killing it on our TV screens as one of the regulars in the hit TV show, The Big Bang Theory. She’s also been in a few movies, enough to warrant a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

But beyond her work on the screen, the actress is also known for her girl next door look. In the pictures, it’s easy to see how her personality shines through even when she is or isn’t wearing makeup. We know that there’s so much more to come from Kaley and we look forward to seeing her do it in style or bare-faced.

Bella Hadid


Bella Hadid is the younger sister of Gigi Hadid. She’s clearly followed in her sister’s footsteps where modeling and beauty are concerned and has graced the runway for Victoria’s Secret multiple times. She’s also worked with Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Jeremy Scott and Balmain.

Her personal life, on the other hand, has been quite the rollercoaster ride. She went from being with the Weeknd to losing him to Selena Gomez, unfollowing Selena and eventually getting back with the rapper at the end of 2018.

Amy Schumer


Amy Schumer is a comedian who loves making fun of herself. So, chances are that this picture is just one out of probably thousands that the star has put out there for the world to see. With makeup on, she looks very much like the classy actress who attends the biggest award shows. Without makeup, she reminds of us just how mischievous we know the actress to be.

Amy has been having an amazing few years. She’s starred in man movies, including I Feel Pretty, alongside Naomi Campbell, she’s had numerous stand-up specials. She got married to the man of her dreams and now she’s a new mom to a healthy baby boy.

Kris Jenner

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Kris Jenner is the matriarch of the Kardashian family. She’s the woman responsible for putting all of her daughters on the map and helping them create empires that’ll keep the family wealthy for generations to come. The businesswoman is known for being ruthless when it comes to her family, but she’s also incredibly sweet, based on what we’ve seen.

Kris is known for always wearing black and it’s a color she also carried into her makeup looks. Without makeup, we get to see what’s underneath all the glamor that is Kris Jenner, and it’s not a bad sight at all, especially when you take her age (63) into consideration.

Adriana Lima

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Adriana Lima, the Brazilian model who is best known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel and a Maybelline cosmetics spokesperson, is one of the top-earning models in the world. Recently celebrating her 38th birthday, Adriana is one of the few models who does not mind showing off what she looks like with little to no makeup on, and we can see why. She looks just as good with makeup as she does without.

Sofia Vergara


Although she started her career on a Spanish-speaking network, Sofia Vergara quickly became a household name when she began to take on more English-speaking roles in American film and television. The actress has often said when interviewed that she uses makeup to hide pigmentation, but many have stated how much better she looks without it.

Sofia may have been running a 102-degree fever in this picture, and according to her, it gave her the perfect shade of pink, she wrote on her Instagram.

Cara Delevingne

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When 26-year-old, Cara Delevingne first stomped down the runways of New York, London, and Milan, her iconic full brows had women around the world seething with jealousy. It was not too long after that she started sharing bare-faced selfies, showing off her natural beauty, sparking even more brow envy. Rumor has it that she’s the reason why the thick brow trend made a comeback.

Zoe Kravitz

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Zoe Kravitz is not afraid to take risks when it comes to her clothing choices or her makeup looks and its one of the reasons why she is the face of Yves Saint Laurent Beauty. The “Fantastic Beasts” actress is known for her full brows and amazing cheekbones which are even more apparent without any makeup. The bare-faced photo not only shows how beautiful she is, but also how much she looks like her mother, Lisa Bonet.

Gwyneth Paltrow


Actress and lifestyle blogger, Gwyneth Paltrow has been posting an increasing number of selfies without makeup on her social media pages. She is usually seen looking flawless on the red carpet, but looks significantly different, although still beautiful when going makeup free.

Her wrinkles are more visible, and bags under her eyes are more prominent, but it is likely due to lack of sleep. Along with the increased bare-faced selfies, the 46-year-old award-winning actress also announced that her lifestyle company was going makeup free.

Miranda Kerr


There aren’t many celebrities who can pull off the makeup-less face, but Miranda Kerr is one of the few exceptions. The former Victoria’s Secret Angel launched her very own skincare brand, KORA Organics in 2009, which manufactures and sells certified organic face and body product containing noni extract and macrobiotic salts.

We’re not surprised that her skin is as flawless as it is. The 36-year old mother of two doesn’t have a single wrinkle, dark circle, or under eye bag in sight.

Lily Collins


Actress Lily Collins is a Lancôme ambassadress who likes to be adventurous with her makeup choices, but she is also the kind of person who would take a photo not wearing any make-up. The Golden-Globe nominated actress has some of the most enviable eyebrows in Hollywood, and the natural glow to her face are just some of the reasons why she is sought after by so many makeup brands.

Gina Rodriguez


Gina Rodriguez, the star of the hit satirical romantic drama series, Jane the Virgin, shared the first of many bare-faced selfies in the summer of 2015. The actress was on a well-needed break from filming, spending time in New Orleans.

Gina looks just as good without any makeup as she does with. Her freckles are more prominent, and this photo proves that the star doesn’t need an ounce of makeup to look good.



When Kesha popped up on the music scene, she was always seen wearing heavy making, accompanied by an equal amount of glitter and rhinestones. Without it, she looks unrecognizable, in the best way possible. In 2016, the singer posted a photo of a straight-on head shot, showing off the most adorable freckled face. Since then, she’s been wearing less makeup, and we’re not mad about it.

Drew Barrymore


Drew Barrymore has had one of the longest careers in Hollywood, and she’s one of the few people who has been very open about her struggles, even with skin. In 2017, she posted a photo with what looked like hundreds of creams in her cabinet, calling herself a beauty junkie.

In the makeup-free image which was clearly taken while at the gym, Drew looks a lot younger without the blue eyeshadow around her eye. She also looks slightly different – like a younger half-sister and many are wondering if it’s because of her creams.  

Jenna Dewan


Jenna Dewan has always been one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood, whether she has makeup on or whether she is fresh-faced. If those full natural brows and cheekbone glow wasn’t a good enough reason to give her the side eye, the award-winning dancer and Supergirl actress was also married to actor and resident hottie, Channing Tatum, for nine years.

Nicole Richie


Socialite, television personality, and fashion designer, Nicole Richie became famous when she and best friend Paris Hilton starred on their first the reality show “The Simple Life.” Because of the constant spotlight on the celeb, she was always seen with her face beat to the Gods.

Lately, she’s been posting more selfies without any makeup, and many of her fans are happy about it. In this photo, she was accompanied by her pet lizard, Speedy.

Julianne Hough

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When comparing the two photos, one would think that they were two different blondes, but they are both photos of Primetime Emmy Award-winning dancer, Julianne Hough. On screen, she’s always seen with a bold eye that compliments her piercing blue eyes, so it’s a little strange to see her with a bare face.

With that being said, she still looks great, but not like the Julianne we are used to seeing.

Christina Hendricks


Christina Hendricks is an actress and retired model who was named “the sexiest woman in the world” by the readers of Esquire magazine in 2010. The red-headed stunner is often seen wearing clothing that enhances her fantastic figure, so seeing her in a slouchy white-tee, with her hair tied up, and no makeup is quite shocking. She is quite pretty without it, but you need to take a second or third look to realize that it is her.   

Kate Hudson

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Known for starring in some of Hollywood’s funniest comedies, celebrity and fitness fanatic Kate Hudson is no stranger to showing off her bare face. A few years back, she revealed that she does not wear makeup every day, but only when necessary. In this photo, even with the funny face, there isn’t that much difference between the glammed-up Kate and the everyday Kate.

Bella Thorne

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Actress Bella Thorne has always been a bit of a wild child, and her Instagram reflects how experimental she is with her fashion and makeup choices. Anything from sporting a rainbow-colored ponytail, to going out with glow in the dark face paint, is normal for Bella Thorne.

She has also been very open about her struggle with acne, often posting makeup free selfies to help her fans struggling with the skin condition.

Jessie J


Singer and songwriter of hits including “Price Tag,” and “Flash Light,” British artist Jessie J recently made headlines when she began dating Channing Tatum because of her resemblance to his ex-wife Jenna Dewan.

While the two do share some features, this picture of Jesse doesn’t really look like the Jesse we are used to seeing, let alone her-look alike, and it is likely because of the thinner brows and the lack of lashes.

Salma Hayek

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Actress and producer Salma Hayek is usually seen with beautifully tanned skin both on and off screen, and it’s not very often that you see her without makeup. The Emmy-award winner and mom of one looks just as good without makeup as she does with, and unlike quite a few of the people on this list, you can actually tell that it is her.

Gisele Bündchen

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Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen was one of the first celebrities to post pictures of herself without any makeup, and she has not shown any signs of stopping any time soon. There isn’t much of a difference between her bare face and her made-up face because even when she walks down a runway or appears on a red carpet, Gisele usually keeps things to a minimum – no heavy lashes, bright lipstick, or excess highlighting.

Tyra Banks


There is no doubt that Tyra Bank is a stunner, but if it weren’t for the retired model’s hazel eyes and her distinctive “5-head,” (her words, not ours), then we would have no idea who this person was. In this silly selfie, the queen of “smize” shows off just how flawless her skin is, and it’s probably because of her moisturizing routine. She says it’s the reason why she doesn’t look her age.

Zoe Saldana


Best known for her role as Neytiri in James Cameron’s Avatar series and Gamora in the Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, actress Zoe Saldana is one of those people who looks better without makeup than she does with. She is known for posting makeup-less photos on her social media pages, and many of her followers have told her that she should stop wearing it altogether.  

Nicole Scherzinger

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American singer, actress and television personality, Nicole Scherzinger was best known for being a member of the girl group, The Pussy Cat Dolls and for being a judge on The X Factor. The 40-year-old Hawaiian songwriter always appears to have a sun-kissed glow both with and without makeup and her freckles, full brows, and flawless skin would make anyone envy the “Don’t Hold Your Breath” singer.

Megan Fox

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Model and actress Megan Fox made headlines when she starred in two of Michael Bay’s Transformers movies. She soon became a sex symbol, appearing on several top sexiest lists on Maxim and FHM. Not one to wear too much makeup, the most dramatic looks from her usually includes a winged eye and a bold lip.

The fresh-faced image of Megan is not much different from how she is usually seen in photographs.

Karlie Kloss

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Victoria’s Secret Angel and entrepreneur, Karli Kloss began her modeling career when she was only 14-year-old and since then she’s walked down runways for the likes of Givenchy, Karl Lagerfeld, Louis Vuitton, and Marc Jacobs. She is often seen wearing a fair amount of makeup, but it’s not a rare occurrence to see her post pictures without any makeup on, especially if she’s with her best friend, Taylor Swift. The bare face combined with the bob makes Karlie look more like her teenage self.

Ashley Graham

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Model and body positivity activist, Ashley Graham is often heard speaking about self-confidence, but that doesn’t mean that she doesn’t like her makeup. In a past interview, she’s said that she never leaves home without moisturizer, concealer, blush, bronzer, and lip balm, so it came as a complete shock to see her completely free of any beauty products.

The makeup-free face looks like a younger version of her made-up face.

Kate Bosworth

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Kate Bosworth has one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, and when it comes to her red carpet looks, she was always seen rocking a bold lip. Over the last few years, she’s been posting more photos without any makeup, and there are some apparent differences.

The thick brows and lashes from the dolled-up look aren’t as prominent, and her eyes aren’t nearly as bright in the former, but she still looks great without them.

Rosie Huntington-Whitely

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is an English model and actress who is best known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel and for being the fiancé of action star, Jason Statham. Despite always being glammed up, she frequently posts selfies with absolutely no makeup on her face. As we suspected, she is just as good looking without any makeup on as she is with.

Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz isn’t afraid to bare it all, specifically when it comes to her face. Over the last few years, the award-winning actress released two books; “The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body” and “The Longevity Book: The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time,” both of which feature pictures of her without makeup.

There isn’t a stark difference between the star with and without makeup, but the bags under her eyes are a lot more visible.

Kate Beckinsale

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English actress, Kate Beckinsale made her film debut in 1993, and since then, she’s been praised for defying the aging process, looking just as good as she did over two decades ago when she made her debut. She has posted many bare-faced selfies but seeing her in this photo without any makeup does look a little strange, especially without those thick lashes, but you can tell that it is Kate Beckinsale.

Bar Refaeli

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Israeli model and television host, Bar Refaeli made headlines when she appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuits Issue in 2009. Since then she has appeared in campaigns for Chanel, Ralph Lauren, and Moet & Chandon making her one of the most sought-after models.

She has been frequently seen wearing little to no makeup, and she looks just as good without it as she does with.

Boy George


Boy George was one of the first male singers to wear makeup in music videos, during concerts, and in television appearances. His androgynous style also raised a few eyebrows, but the world was still intrigued by him. Since then, the Culture Club lead singer has never really been seen without a dark -liner, or glitter eyeshadow. This rare photo off George without his trademark eye makeup shows how well the “Karma Chameleon singer is aging.

Laura Prepon

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When Laura Prepon appears on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, she doesn’t wear much makeup because of her role as prisoner Alex Vause. Even on the red carpet, Laura takes a minimalist approach when it comes to how much makeup she packs on. The bare-faced photo only proves what we already know; Laura is a gorgeous person.

Erika Jayne

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Erika Jayne looks unrecognizable without an ounce of makeup on her face. The Billboard chart-topper is usually seen on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” dressed to the nines with a full face of makeup, but in this image, the only things that appear to be the same are her eyes, brow and lip shape. Beyond that, she looks nothing like the star we see on the Bravo series.

Jennifer Love Hewitt

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Before her appearance in Fox’s drama series 9-1-1 in 2018, it had been a while since we’ve heard of or seen Jennifer Love Hewitt. Her return to the small screen was well received, and from the looks of the makeup-free image, Jennifer is happy and doing well. We will never know whether the smile is because of her comeback, but what we do know is that she looks fantastic bare-faced.



Ella Yelich-O’Connor, professionally known as Lorde, is a 2-time Grammy award winning singer who brought the world hits like “Royals,” and “Tennis Court.” Known for her otherworldly facial features, it’s not hard to identify her whether she wears or doesn’t wear any makeup. Lorde became very vocal when she realized that magazines were photoshopping her acne away. She started posting the real photos to let people know that they aren’t the only ones who are flawed.



Colombian Grammy-award winning singer Shakira is very well known for inhuman hip gyrations and her catchy songs, but most of the time we have seen the star, she is always dolled up.  Not only does the picture show off her natural beauty, but also shows that she does not look that much different from her made up self. It begs the question, “does she even need it?”

Olivia Wilde


Olivia Wilde, best known acting in the medical-drama series House, and the action film Tron: Legacy, always manages to look flawless on screen and at various events. Seeing her without any makeup, thinner brows, and a different hair color, is a bit different from what we are used to, but she is still beautiful.

The natural Olivia looks more like a look-alike than the Olivia we have grown accustomed to seeing.

Taylor Hill

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Victoria’s Secret Angel Taylor Hill is usually seen all glammed up when walking down runways and when making red carpet appearances, but she has also been very open with the fact that she has to deal with makeup induced breakouts. In the bare-faced photo, you can see some of the acne on her forehead and cheekbone.

The images look like they’re two different people, but if you look close enough, you’ll notice similar features, like the eyes and the lips. 

Kathy Griffin


Stand up comedienne, actress, and LGBT activist Kathy Griffin is known for making people laugh, but the star looks like a completely different person without any makeup on. Despite having similar facial features when comparing the two photos, Kathy’s pale skin, and unkempt hair comes as a bit of a shock as there have not been any pictures of the star without makeup, that is until this one popped up.

Jennifer Garner


Jennifer Garner has never been the type to go to the extremes when it comes to makeup. We’ve rarely seen the actress and film producer with a bold lip as she prefers a softer and more natural look than most celebrities, especially when walking a red carpet. With or without makeup, you can easily tell that it is Jennifer.

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