The Meghan Markle Makeunder Is Trending Right Now

Since leaving Hollywood for the royal palace, we've noticed that Meghan Markle has changed her beauty aesthetic. From heavily bronzed skin to a softer highlight and blown-out waves to an unfussy bun, the duchess has undergone what the internet is calling a "makeunder," and she's not the only one. We've seen a handful of celebrities strip down their red carpet glam for more subtle touches in the past year as well—and we have a hunch that many more will follow suit. Take a look at what we mean below.

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Meghan Markle Before

From expertly contoured and lashed out...

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Meghan Markle After

To fresh-faced and a more neutral eye.

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Christina Aguilera Before

From bright red lips and cut-crease eye shadow...

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Christina Aguilera After

To muted tones all over.

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Lady Gaga Before

From experimental colors and textures...

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Lady Gaga After

To a more minimalist approach.

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Alicia Keys Before

From Hollywood siren...

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Alicia Keys After

To barely there foundation and a hint of gloss.

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Jenny Jin is PureWow’s Beauty Director and is currently based in Los Angeles. Since beginning her journalism career at Real Simple magazine, she has become a human encyclopedia of...