18 Celebrities Without Makeup on (Warning: They All Look Gorgeous)

We love getting glammed up as much as the next gal, but our skin breathes a sigh of relief every time we go au naturel. Whether it’s a conscious beauty choice or the result of a snoozed alarm clock, the no-makeup look is becoming a go-to trend in Hollywood.

From Katie Holmes to Gabrielle Union, scroll down to see 18 stunning celebs who sported the barefaced look on Instagram.

1. Katie Holmes

Fresh-faced even without makeup? Must be all that Creek water.

2. Gwyneth Paltrow

Or that organic, holistic, all-green-everything lifestyle.

3. Lady Gaga

Don’t mind her 128.54-carat diamond necklace, which was previously worn by Audrey Hepburn.

4. Jennifer Lopez

Featuring her 11-year-old twins, Emme and Max.

5. Jessica Biel

She’s bringing sexy back.

6. Kesha

Natural freckles FTW!

7. Gabrielle Union

Some people seem to age backward.

8. Salma Hayek

Exhibit B of the reverse-aging superhuman.

9. Jennifer Garner

Seriously, is there a fountain of youth we don’t know about?

10. Chrissy Teigen

Those cheekbones though.

11. Gwen Stefani

Even without her signature red pout, there’s (ahem) no doubt that Gwen is still absolutely stunning.

12. Ashley Graham

She captioned the post, “Freckle face.”

13. Bella Hadid

These girls have really (really) good genes.

14. Cindy Crawford

This is 54. Let that sink in for a minute.

15. Adele

Hello, it’s me.

16. Laverne Cox

Sorry, got distracted by her flawless complexion.

17. Amy Schumer

Just living her best (no makeup) life.

18. Hilary Duff

Lizzie McGuire sans makeup, but with plenty of sun.


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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...