The actress gets real on social media

By Sarah Kinonen
Updated April 29, 2016 03:20 PM

Celebrities love sharing fresh-faced photos on social media. (We have an entire gallery to prove it!) But what they sometimes don’t disclose is that those makeup-free moments are actually slightly altered with the help of a clarifying filter or app, like the Kardashian favorite, Facetune. In a rare, raw moment, Busy Philipps showed off both versions of her bare-faced selfie, and it’s definitely worth a second glance.

Source: Busy Philipps/Instagram

“Sometimes, you just need to FaceTune the shit out of your picture and pretend that’s what you look like for the night,” the actress, 36, captioned a sans-makeup selfie on Instagram Thursday evening.

The dual-sided snapshot showed Philipps forgoing makeup in both selfies: On the left, she left the photo unaltered, without a filter, and on the right, she put the photo through every celeb’s favorite photoshopping app, Facetune, which gave the star a glowing, radiant complexion.

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But when Philipps does get all glammed up, she doesn’t rely on a team of pros — she does it herself! In a recent interview with
The Lenny Letter
, the actress explained how she much prefers to do her own hair and makeup for red carpet events, which is virtually unheard of in Hollywood.

With or without makeup and Facetune, we applaud the star’s realness. It’s refreshing to see a celeb confidently share a true #nofilter photo.

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–Sarah Kinonen