The Glamorous World of Celebrities and Stars
Celebrities and stars have always given us makeup goals with their pretty faces and dolled up avatars. Most of our celebrities and actresses look so beautiful on screen and in interviews that we believe that they have been gifted with such good looks. Their makeup styles become hot trends and we renew our wardrobes and makeup products according to what our favorite celebrity wears. Such is the impact of these celebrities on our mind and lifestyle. Die-hard fans are obsessed with their favorite celebrities so much so that they try to copy them in every segment of their lives.
Seeing these actresses and actors on screen and in events dolled up so beautifully, we have a certain set image of their looks in our mind. Even before seeing their faces, we have a particular expectation as to how they would look like because we are so used to seeing them always looking their best. We always see them with flawless faces, perfectly pouted lips and eyes done up very beautifully. That is also part of the reason why these celebrities manage to advertise various cosmetic brands so successfully. But to call them con artists would be very inappropriate as they are just doing their job. Their profession demands them to look beautiful on screen and they just do their job exceptionally well.
Although we love watching them all dolled up, we should have at least an inkling of what celebrities and stars really look without makeup. They look normal just like all of us. Behind their wow good looks is a large team of professional makeup artists who work night and day on their skin, nutrition, and makeup. And if that is not all, the camera does the rest. A lot of bright lightening is focussed on their faces which make them look so radiant. If you actually see your favorite celebrities and stars in reality without makeup, you will be in a big shock.
So here are some of your favorite celebrities and stars in their original faces, completely makeup free and 100% natural. What we see on screen is fake but what you will see below is the actual truth! Recently, in a #no makeup campaign, many celebrities came forward to show their real face to the world. They started appearing with fresher faces at award shows and red carpet events showing the world that they are not that perfect. This campaign was trending on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. While we did find some celebrities to be totally unrecognizable, there were some who were almost perfect in their looks and looked very pretty even without a trace of makeup.
Many of these stars were applauded for their bold move while an equal number of fans slammed and trolled them on social media after seeing their no make up looks. There are some celebrities who look really unrecognizable without makeup and their fans could not help but pass some rude comments.
Check it out for yourself from below:
"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical."
This is a quote from the famous yesteryear heroine Sophia Lauren regarding beauty. She definitely was aware that makeup was something you add on to your face but it does not reflect your inner beauty.
"I swear to God, happiness is the best make-up."
The above quote is from Drew Barrymore on makeup and good looks. The quote reflects the wise thoughts of a person who is as beautiful from inside as she is from outside.
Hollywood celebrities without makeup
There are plenty of Hollywood celebrities and stars who have recently posted their pics on social media without make up. The reason behind revealing their real faces to the world was to let people know their true self and also to raise awareness about the harmful effects of constantly applying these make up related chemicals to their faces. The youth easily get deterred by their flawless looks on screen and try to do the same for themselves. Makeup is nothing but a layer of chemicals. However high the brand or however skin friendly these makeup products claim to be, they are after all chemicals. One needs to use these chemicals with moderation. It is very essential to let your skin breathe free of chemicals. It is a must to remove all the chemicals from your face before sleeping. The skin rejuvenates the most when the person sleeps. It is therefore essential to keep it makeup and chemicals free at night. While you get a restful sleep, the skin is working on its wear and tear and needs to breathe without a layer of chemical on it. Makeup chemicals block the pores and if applied for long durations can cause serious side effects on one's skin. To counter the harmful effects of these chemicals, these celebrities eat a very nutritious diet and have a team of nutritionists and makeup experts working on their skin. If possible, one must only opt for makeup products with the least amount of chemicals or choose the ones with skin-friendly chemicals.
Makeup can only make you look pretty on the outside, but it doesn't help if you're ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the makeup.
Audrey Hepburn once said these powerful lines. A star who has so much experience with makeup coming up with such inspirational lines only depicted that she had plenty of wisdom and knew the importance of a beautiful soul from within.
She’s not wearing makeup so her face just looks like skin.
Women these days overdo their makeup so much so that a particular segment of men have started disliking them completely. Chuck Palahniuk said this above quote showing his obvious disapproval for those women who hide their true skin behind layers of makeup.
1. Adele without makeup
In lieu of the recent #nomakeup look, the Grammy-award winning singer Adele took to Instagram to show off her totally bare face. She is known to rock some of the best winged eyeliner looks and to see her image without a trace of makeup was really shocking.
For those who do not know much about her, here is a little briefing on Adele. The English singer-songwriter who first recorded her debut album, 19, in 2008 to a critical and commercial success. Her second album, 21, surpassed her second one in terms of success. She has a distinct mezzo-soprano voice which has won the hearts of millions worldwide.
2. Adriana Lima without makeup
Adriana Lima, mostly known as a Victoria's Secret Angel took to Instagram too to show off her bare face. She did prove us wrong this time as the heroine looked as good without makeup as she does with makeup. A true beauty she is!
She is a famous Brazilian model and actress who has been the longest running model and the most valuable Victoria's Secret Angel. She is also the spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics. Lima is at present ranked by Models.com as one of the New Supers in Fashion Industry. Since 2014, Lima has been regarded as the world's second highest-paid model. She is also the brand ambassador for the Barcelona-based clothing brand Desigual and also for the Beachwear collection of Italian brand Calzedonia and for the ready-to-wear collection of Italian brand Sportsmax.
3. Alicia Keys without makeup look
She was the heroine who started the movement and made a statement when she went makeup free in the year 2016. Her movement VMAs sans makeup created quite a buzz in the industry with many other heroines following suit.
She was the one to start this anti-makeup campaign. A quote from her interview said "Cause I don't want to cover up anymore. Not my face, not my mind, not my soul, not my thoughts, not my dreams, not my struggles, not my emotional growth. Nothing,"
She was clearly fed up of that fear of getting snapped sans makeup all the time.
A quick brief on Alicia Keys. She is an American singer-songwriter and a classically trained pianist. Her debut album was 'Songs in a minor' released in 2001. After gaining commercial success with a lot of her albums, she released her first live album in 2005, 'Unplugged'. She has received numerous awards in her singing career including 15 Grammy Awards.
"Every time I left the house, I would be worried if I didn't put on makeup: What if someone wanted a picture?? What if they POSTED it???," she wrote. "These were the insecure, superficial, but honest thoughts I was thinking. And all of it, one way or another, was based too much on what other people thought of me."
The above quote is from an email newsletter titled 'Alicia Keys - Time to uncover' in which she spoke about her desire to be strong and confident beyond her face paint. The quote also puts light on the struggles of celebrities and stars when coming before their fans. They have to constantly put up with a lot of expectations. Fans and audiences forget that they are human too.
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4. Ashley Graham
Ashley Graham was recently seen on the cover page of Vogue magazine. Her makeup free selfie image on Instagram had tonnes of likes on Instagram.
Ashley Graham is an American model who appeared on the cover pages of various magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, and Glamour. In 2016, Graham became the first plus-size model who appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
5. Bar Rafaeli without makeup
This Israeli model posted an image of her no makeup look on Instagram and captioned it as #nofilter. She is a true beauty both with makeup and without.
Apart from being an Israeli model, she is also a television host, actress, and businesswoman.
Refaeli is regarded among the most internationally successful models to come from Israel. Rafaeli was on the cover model of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and was also voted No. 1 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 list of 2012.
6. Bella Thorne
Bella Thorne has been very open to her fans about her struggle with acne. She posts a lot of her makeup free images on Instagram and also goes without any makeup pretty often when she attends events and functions.
She is an American actress and singer who began her career as a child model. Thorne played the part of Ruthy Spivey in the television series My Own Worst Enemy and then as Tancy Henrickson in the fourth season of Big Love. Later she gained prominence for her role as CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel series -Shake It Up. Thorne at present stars as Paige on the Freeform series titled, Famous in Love.
Beyonce has an astoundingly flawless skin. She is known to post a lot of pictures of her bare face image on Instagram. She recently posted a picture with the same braided ponytail that she had worn with a face full of makeup. The Queen Bee is truly a very beautiful lady!
Beyonce is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman who rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the girl group- Destiny's Child. After the breakup of Destiny's Child in 2006, she subsequently released her second solo album, B' Day in 2006. Beyoncé also acted in some movies with starring roles such as Pink Panther, Obessed, and DreamGirls. Her sixth album, Lemonade, was released in 2016 and received widespread critical acclaim. Lemonade became the best-selling album of 2016.
8. Britney Spears without makeup
The famous singer recently uploaded a makeup free selfie image on her Instagram profile with the quote "On days where I don't get primped and made up for my show, this is the real unglammed me."
The extremely popular and talented American singer, dancer and actress, Britney Spears's first two albums 'Baby One More Time' and 'Oops!' were global successes. She was referred to as the Princess of Pop who had revived teen pop during the early 2000s. After this success, she had to go through a low phase owing to her personal struggles. She later came up with more albums and was even regarded as one of the highest paid female musician of the year in 2012.
9. Cami Mendes without makeup
This Riverdale star has had issues with hyperpigmentation. So to all of us who think and get depressed about our skins and wish to have skin like heroines, think again! They too are humans like us and go through the same consequences. Her recent image on Instagram had the quote - "wearing no makeup in front of a camera was a vulnerable experience but also incredibly empowering. thank you @people for including me in the beautiful issue 💫"
Cami Mendes is an American actress who shot to fame with the portrayal of her role as Veronica Lodge on the smash hit CW television series - Riverdale.
10. Carrie Underwood
Carry Underwood loves to sweat it out at the gym. When she isn't all dolled up, she does look like any of us. Check it out yourself from her recent sweaty selfie image on Instagram.
Carrie Underwood is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She shot to fame after winning the fourth season of American Idol. Her debut album 'Some Hearts' was released in 2005. She is one of the most successful artists in any musical genre and has managed to sell more than 65 million records worldwide.
11. Chrissy Teigen
From hormonal acne to no make photos, we get to see everything about Chrissy Teigen on social media. She is certainly quite bold and has no inhibitions about her natural self.
She is an American model who made her debut in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2010. She is an actress, who has acted in movies such as Double Dutchess: Seeing Double, The Mindy Project and Inside Amy Schumer. Teigen has been married to John Legend since the year 2013. They have one child and her Instagram account is full of her pre-pregnancy and post-pregnancy pictures.
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Ciara ditched her foundation and powder when she appeared in 2017 at the Makers Conference Red Carpet. Not only that, she also arrived with wet hair at the conference revealing her not-so-perfect self at the event.
Ciara is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, model, and actress. After making her musical debut in the year 2004, Ciara has got eight Billboard Hot 100 top-ten singles, in which one single was number one. She has received numerous awards and accolades and has managed to sell over 23 million records worldwide.
13. Cindy Crawford
Fans were stunned to see the au naturel pose of Cindy Crawford in 2015 on Instagram. She certainly is a beauty with or without makeup.
Cindy Crawford is an actress who has acted in movies like Fair Game, 54, Cougar Town and many such others. She was first married to Richard Gere but their marriage did not last long. She later married Rande Gerber in 1998. They have been married since then and have two children. She is famously known for her beauty mark above her mouth. She has a deep sultry voice and a curvaceous figure.
14. Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato has a naturally freckled skin which looks refreshing when she appears au naturel.
Demetria Devonne Lovato is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She has become a spokesperson of loving yourself. She has had several battles with self-confidence and she has emerged all powerful and confident. Today, she inspires millions around her to love themselves as they are.
15. Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria's face is full of freckles. When she is not wearing foundation, you can see that her face is full of freckles, making her appear very refreshing and appealing.
Eva Longoria shot to fame with her lead roles in films like The Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital and her co-starring role in Beverly Hills, 90210. She later auditioned for and won a role of "Isabella" on the popular series The Young and the Restless in 1973. Her stint on Desperate Housewives in 2004 brought her greater appreciation. She also has a contract with L'Oreal and has been named as one of the world's most beautiful women.
16. Andra Day
Andra Day created quite a buzz when she removed her makeup mid-performance in Brooklyn New York. She was inspired by Alicia Key's anti-makeup campaign and followed suit.
Andra Day is famous for her role on The Fashion Fund. During this, she also went to the awards show as Chromat's date. The Fashion Fund is a famous documentary-style TV Show founded by Anna Wintour in which behind-the-scenes action from the Council of Fashion Designers of America is shown.
17. Kate Bosworth no makeup look
Kate Bosworth is a natural beauty and has a glowing and flawless skin.
In 2000, Kate Bosworth got the role of the bratty sister in the feature film The Newcomers and also the part of a football co-captain's girlfriend in the movie Remember the Titans in 2000. Her eyes are two different colors blue and brown as she is suffering from a condition known as Heterochromia Idrium.
18. Andie Macdowell
Andie Macdowell has no problems showing her mature skin or wrinkles on Instagram. She was snapped shopping in Venice without a trace of makeup.
Andie made debut film appearance in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes in 1984. She later studied method acting in the Actors Studio. She later performed in films like Groundhog Day and Four Weddings and a Funeral in 1994.
The whole idea behind posting such no makeup photos on social media was to make the fans aware of their real self so that they are not shamed if by chance the celebrities are snapped without makeup. These celebrities would like to convey to the audiences and to the general public that they too are not perfect. Do not have any unreal expectations from them and do not always expect to see them with their face paint. They have been already too stressed with this fact and are scared to walk out of their houses without makeup thinking that the paparazzi might snap them.
We need to understand that they are doing their job exceptionally well. We like it when our stars and celebrities look so pretty on screen and they just abide by our expectations.
My main beauty tip is don't say that negative thing when you look in the mirror. It just isn't healthy…That lack of beating up on ourselves — that's my new mantra. Happiness is the best makeup; a smile is better than any lipstick you'll put on.
Drew Barrymore said these powerful words about makeup.
I’ve worked hard to feel beautiful in my natural skin. Personally, I don’t ever want to depend on makeup to feel beautiful.
Lupita Nyong'o said the above quote and indirectly emphasized the importance of having good and healthy skin.
If stars and celebrities do not have naturally gifted good skin, they have to rely on makeup to appear flawless on screen. They also consult the best nutritionists and skin experts to get a healthy and flawless skin. We too should follow their examples and concentrate on a healthy skin instead of costly makeup products. Healthy eating, stress-free living, and moderate exercises regularly help one get a good skin. Consult a skin specialist if you are facing acne or pigmentation problems. Remember, it can sometimes be easy to achieve good skin. All you need is the right treatment.
Bollywood heroines without makeup
Makeup can do wonders on one's skin. It can make dark circles disappear and can help a freckled person to have a flawless complexion if they desire it. Just like Hollywood, Bollywood heroines are also known to apply loads of makeup on their faces to look good on screen.
Many actresses have even gone under severe depression dealing with their skin and makeup blues. Many of them do not like getting their faces painted all the time and yet cannot afford to leave their houses without looking their painted best because they are scared that the media would snap their pictures and reveal to the world their flaws and imperfections. To be a star is not easy and make up plays a key role in their life.
There are other celebrities who have been quoted saying that they love makeup because it gives them a lot of confidence to move about, they like the way make up changes their looks and they love to see the pretty versions of themselves with makeup. While this is very true, there is the other side of it too. If celebrities reveal their fresh faces to their fans, their fans would at least know what their favorite stars look like in reality and would not be surprised to see a no make up look on any of them.
Check out the images of famous Bollywood beauties without makeup.
Flawlessness is a dangerous, high-budget myth, and it’s time we shattered it. So, for every teen girl leaning into her bedroom mirror, wondering why she doesn’t look like a celebrity: Please know that nobody wakes up like this. Not me. Not any other actress. (Not even Beyoncé. I swear.)
In the above quote, Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor revealed in a very candid interview that it is the makeup that makes them look so good on screen. In reality, they are all like us.
1. Bollywood heroine Aishwarya Rai
The Queen of Bollywood and the string of a million hearts, Miss Universe Aishwarya Rai is undoubtedly beautiful even without makeup. Few people are gifted with such looks and Aishwarya Rai was one of the gifted few. She is considered as one of the most beautiful women and her biggest asset are her colored eyes. She applies makeup beautifully to enhance the look of her pretty eyes but the actress is a diva even without makeup.
2. Bollywood heroine Kareena Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor Khan is truly beautiful with or without makeup. Post marriage and after having her son, she has retained her beauty. The heroine follows a healthy diet and indulges in power yoga and exercises which give her skin a gorgeous glow and noticeable radiance.
3. Bollywood heroine Rani Mukherjee
Her expressive eyes don't need any makeup to make her look beautiful. She can steal the show with her rustic looks. Rani Mukherjee, with her raspy voice and unforgettably beautiful smile, is a favorite amongst fans and audiences. She does look quite ordinary without makeup but has no inhibitions about carrying her no makeup look. She is often spotted in events and airport appearances without a trace of makeup.
4. Bollywood heroine Aliya Bhatt
She has quite a fresh face and has made numerous appearances in Bollywood events without a trace of makeup. Alia Bhatt rocks and so do her films. The image below is a promotional selfie taken by Amitabh Bachchan for their upcoming movie together, where the beautiful heroine appeared without makeup. Almost everyone can relate to Aliya Bhatt without makeup because she makes a lot of public appearances without a made up face.
5. Bollywood heroine Priyanka Chopra
This famous Bollywood chick has graced the Hollywood screens too. Her talent and raw Indian beauty has made her cross the oceans and establish herself worldwide. The image below is a selfie taken her by and posted on her personal Instagram account.
As I travel back from Cox’s Bazar to Los Angeles.. the only thing on my mind is how much privilege I have been blessed with. I thank each person who has contributed to making my life so blessed. I’m Grateful for all That I have and will always be on a quest to make life at least a little easier for as many as I can.I thank God for having the ability to do so. I’m so moved by this @Unicef field trip to the #rohingyarefugeecamp in Bangladesh. To witness the incredible strength it takes just to survive. The fight for survival is so primal.. and I’m humbled to have witnessed it. Pls go to Unicef.org to see what you can do for the children of the world. Thank you for sharing this journey with me.
Black beauties without makeup
There are many black beauties in the Hollywood industry too who have managed to carve a niche for themselves with their acting and beauty. Black women use plenty of makeup too. Here are a few images of famous black celebrities who have recently uploaded their makeup free images on social media.
1. Oprah Winfrey
The world knows Oprah Winfrey. The richest black beauty has a lot more to her than her good looks. Oodles of talent, tons of wisdom and superior intelligence, this lady is one of the most loved black women in the world.
2. Naomi Campbell
This black model and actress has had a very successful Hollywood career. She recently posted a makeup free image of hers on Instagram with the quote - " #Mood #Bare@narsissist @patti_wilson #Family 🖤"
3. Black beauty Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson is a multi-platinum selling artist and two-times Grammy Award winner for her hit singles like 'Nasty', 'Together Again' and 'That's the way love goes'. She has been a prominent personality and fashion icon for black women everywhere for more than 30 years now. Check out the spectacular no makeup look of this black beauty.
Humorous no make-up quotes
Below is a collection of some humorous no makeup quotes which may sound funny at first but have a deeper and inspirational meaning behind them.
If all girls started wearing no makeup and comfortable clothes, guys would have no choice but to fall for girl because of natural beauty.
A very wise saying depicting that usually people fall in for something that looks beautiful on the outside. If all men had the common sense of falling in love with the inner beauty of a woman, relationships would have been more meaningful and girls wouldn't have to ever resort to layers of makeup to camouflage their flaws.
We are also not trying to portray makeup as something that should be forbidden completely. Makeup can be beautiful, it gives women a lot of confidence and also lets them camouflage their flaws and look their best on special occasions. Makeup can also be an amazing art form that allows you to experience with different looks and colors. The point is that one should also reveal their true face to the people and never ever be ashamed of the way you look with no makeup. Use it sparingly if you want to achieve a natural look and do not become too influenced by celebrities and stars because their job demands them to apply makeup almost all the time. Try to get healthy skin which is always more important and effective than getting costly makeup products. And most importantly, be happy. Happiness is the best makeup a girl can wear because it resonates from within and gives you glow that even makeup cannot achieve. Even more importantly, happiness will make you feel content with yourself and how you look and you will not worry about what people think about you with or without makeup.