They Woke Up Like This: Celebs' Best Makeup-Free Selfies
How gorgeous are these fresh-faced famous people?
After hairstylist Ann Jones trimmed the actress' natural coils, Palmer showed off her "fresh cut ends" with a fresh-face selfie on Instagram.
After seeing so many "filtered, contoured, eyelashed, extensioned, & retouched" photos on social media, the Skinnygirl founder wanted to bring some realness to the platform by sharing a filter-free selfie. "I want to show our daughters (and sons) a realistic female image," she wrote. Adding the hashtags, #THISiswhatilooklike #thisisme #unfilteredselfie #noglam #workingmom.
The actress said she feels "the most beautiful with no makeup" as she snapped a glowing selfie that showed off her bouncy natural curls and bare skin.
"Good Morning 57," the actress captioned her fresh-faced birthday selfie from bed, adding the hashtags #nofilter, #nomakeup, #nocorona.
In preparation for the beginning of Paris Fashion Week, the model captioned a post-spa pic on Instagram saying, “recharging @ the dreamiest place in Paris… @diorskincare."
GWYNETH PALTROW AND DEMI MOORE
The singer showed off her bleached brows and glowing skin while out to eat some sushi.
The actress cuddled up with her pup without an ounce of makeup on for one of their relaxing "lazy mornings."
The star embraced her glowing, freckled face as she snapped a selfie in the sun "before caffeine." Adding, "Just me 🖤."
"This is a real photo of me, 55, without any makeup or filters," the reality star wrote in her caption. "I have accepted me, the 55 year old me and I love every bit of it. #selfcare #selflove."
The star looked extra cozy relaxing in her hotel robe at The Berkeley in London, which she calls her "home away from home."
TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
Fresh faced and fierce! The actress flaunted her makeup-free complexion as she snapped a selfie from bed.
After ringing in her 47th birthday, Jen thanked fans for their well wishes by sharing a glowing makeup-free selfie. "I felt so spoiled by all of the birthday sweetness!" she said.
The star showed off her fresh-faced complexion on Instagram, writing, "#nofilterFriday #nomakeupday."
On Instagram Story she revealed she was in Florida. "Winter in Miami," the mother of two wrote with another makeup-free selfie.
In a fresh-faced Instagram selfie, Kesha announced that she's planning on letting her "freckles liiiiiiiive" in the 2019.
"This year my resolution is to love myself… just as I am, all f—ed up and imperfect and whatever else,” she captioned the post, which has already garnered incredible support from inspired fans.
Christie Brinkley loves makeup so much, she even launched her own line of cosmetics, but even she likes to embrace her makeup-free skin on occasion.
"Not really camera ready," Klum joked in her Instagram caption, before getting ready with her glam squad (and a giant Starbucks drink).
The actress proves filters and retouching aren't necessary to look fabulous in this pretty poolside shot shared on her Instagram.
Dressed in just a white silk robe and gold jewelry, the model and mom, 31, posed in three shots for the camera, each showing a different angle of her makeup-free look. "Good morning London," she captioned the series of photos.
In an effort to bring back realness on Instagram, the supermodel snapped a selfie from bed to show fans what she really looks like when she wakes up in the morning. "No filter, no makeup, no hair product (except what was left from yesterday’s shoot—ha!)," she wrote.
JENNIFER GARNER AND JULIETTE LEWIS
Garner wished her pal (and co-star on the upcoming HBO series Camping) a happy birthday by sharing a gorgeous, fresh-faced selfie of the two. "It is only fitting that beautiful, tenacious, other worldly @juliettelewis was born on the summer solstice. We need max sunshine to take you in, Juliette," Garner captioned the photo. (Incidentally, it was National Selfie Day too!)
KIM KARDASHIAN WEST
To promote her new KKW Beauty concealer kits, Kim wiped off all her concealer and foundation to show fans how much of a difference her products make to hide her under-eye circles.
"You can really see how dark my under-eye circles are," she said on Instagram story. "And how crazy they look, really honestly. But that is what concealer is for!"
The Victoria's Secret Angel spent her Sunday afternoon bundled up in a cozy pink sweater and embracing her glowing barefaced skin. "How’s your Sunday going? Mine is very pink today! 😆💗💗," she captioned the selfie.
The Bachelorette star Kaitlyn Bristowe shared a gorgeous makeup-free selfie for an empowering reason.
“This is gonna mess up my [aesthetically] pleasing feed and I don’t really care,” she wrote. “After 2 months on Broadway, getting dolled up with full hair and makeup, this is how I normally look.”
Gwyneth knows the importance of giving her skin a breather, and can credit her blemish-free complexion to her natural skincare line, Goop.
As her husband John Legend so perfectly put it regarding this selfie Chrissy took on vacation, "No filter necessary."
The singer got real with her fans on Instagram, writing, "On days where I don’t get primped and made up for my show, this is the real unglammed me… so nice to meet all of you!! 😂 I call this my morning coffee at home look #NoMakeupMonday if you don’t count the leftover mascara under my right eye... "
The top model paused for a quick post-shower mirror selfie wearing only a white towel wrapped around her hair.
Drew isn't afraid to keep things real, even if it means showing her fans her unplucked eyebrows, gray roots and un-Botoxed forehead lines. "#becomingsheila OH MY GOD How did I let it get this bad. Base and brows needed. Must become her. #santaclaritadiet here we go again. Season two," the star said on Instagram about getting into character for season two of her Netflix hit Santa Clarita Diet.
Instead of getting decked out in red, white and blue makeup to celebrate 4th of July, Hilary decided to give her skin a break and embrace her glowing, natural skin. "Night night. Didn't wear makeup today... felt so good. Hope everyone had a healthy happy 4th," the star captioned her Instagram selfie in bed.
The jetsetting model showed off her completely clear (albeit slightly sunburned) complexion with slicked back hair on Instagram from when she was in Greece.
Before she hit the stage at her Las Vegas residency show, the star shared her pre-concert ritual on Instagram with a fresh-faced video. "So this is what it's like before the show," Lopez said in the clip. "I sit here, no hair, no makeup, no nothing. Trying to get mentally prepared to give you all I have."
The actress and mom of daughters Olive and Frankie enjoyed her beachside Memorial Day celebrations by embracing her skin just the way it is in this Instagram photo.
The model showed off her radiant skin in a makeup-free selfie before getting all dolled up on set. "Selfie on set today," she captioned the Instagram photo.
The blonde bombshell went super '60s mod in her Michael Kors collection illusion column at the Met Gala last night, and played with fun blue eyeliner for a pop of color. But before bed, the star shared one last photo - this time, completely barefaced after the big event. "Well that was fun. End of the night. Make-up off. Thank you @michaelkors for a very fun #metgala," she captioned her sefie.
The star showed off her spotless skin in a makeup-free Monday selfie on Instagram Story, posing sans mascara and without her brows filled in, with the caption "Mondayz."
MICHELLE WILLIAMS & BUSY PHILIPPS
The best friends who go bare-faced together, stay together -- a theory Michelle & Busy proved during their makeup-free day of activities.
The 44-year-old actress shared a rare shot of her bare face — but thanks to her 102° fever, her cheeks were flushed with a flattering, rosy hue so pretty she even asked Covergirl to recreate it in blush form.
We may be used to seeing her with glittery eyeliner and a tight backflip-ready bun, but when the Olympian is off duty, she’s bare-faced and beautiful.
The 7th Heaven star shared a makeup-free selfie before bed - embracing imperfections and all - that we can all relate to. "Now off to bed because this mama is tired! And missing my family like crazy! Sweet dreams to you all and thank you for all the love! #thisisme #comfortableinmyskin" she wrote on Instagram.
She may be a pro at doing her own glam, but Zendaya is also a fan of a makeup-free face – a look that she flaunted on Instagram this weekend.
Demi loves showing off her fresh look with her natural face full of freckles in an early morning bedside selfie.
This supermodel keeps her skin natural and clean in her off-time, like when she wraps herself up in a cozy Lemlem scarf while traveling.
The America's Next Top Model judge plays with daring makeup looks on the reality show, but prefers going bare-faced once the weekend rolls around.
How does Katie combat the Sunday scaries? With a gorgeous, fresh-faced photo, showing off her glowing skin and natural tress texture.
If this is what Carrie looks like when she's a "sweaty mess," we're going to have to officially go ahead and declare her superhuman.