It’s always interesting to see our favorite celebs without makeup, and now, thanks to graphic artist Eddi Aguirre, we can also get a glimpse of what the most famous doll in the world might look like sans fards. Barbie has under-eye bags and flyaways? You better believe it! [Boing Boing]
We’ve seen her with blonde hair. We’ve seen her with brown hair. And now, we’ve got a glimpse of Emilia “Khaleesi” Clarke without makeup. Life is not fair. [Reddit]
In these days of ever-present paparazzi, iPhone cameras, and oh, the entire Internet, a huge part of being a celeb is looking like one. Your life is in the public eye, so it goes without saying that the pressure is on, even when you’re off-duty. Fortunately, these 12 stars have nothing to worry about: they look just as beautiful bare-faced as they do all dolled up. Don’t believe us? See for yourself in the gallery above!
Earlier this week Amanda Seyfried was photographed at the airport in Paris without a stitch of makeup on, and besides some understandably frizzy hair and tired eyes, she looked freakin’ beautiful–especially considering the fact that she just stepped off a transatlantic flight. It’s so refreshing to see celebs out and about without their usual layers of makeup, isn’t it? Keep clicking through the gallery to see more stars looking lovely sans fards…
Sometimes, fashion editorials and advertisements show models covered in so many layers of makeup and fancy clothes that we can’t actually see their faces, let alone recognize their natural beauty. What do models look like when stripped of the talents of makeup artists, stylists, and photo-retouchers? Click through to see 15 models going natural. We have to admit, they still look pretty darn amazing.
And just when I thought I looked pretty good today, I fell privy to a gallery of today’s top models (like Constance Jablonski, shown), minus the layers of makeup and endless accoutrements necessary to make them runway-ready. It’s just them, as they are, every day. Can you imagine, these girls get to walk around with their faces? I can’t go on. [Telegraph]
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When a female celebrity offers a makeup-free photo to the public of her own accord, thereby putting herself on the same level as us mere mortals, she’s usually lauded for her alleged bravery and commitment to disproving the smoke and mirrors of Hollywood perfection. AnnaLynne McCord hopped on the sans fards freight not so long ago, and she was met with commendation and praise for showing off her blemished normal-girl skin. It’s a strange phenomenon, but non-famous women love to see seemingly flawless celebrities looking, well, non-famous.
So I wonder why everyone, from bonafide bloggers to your average backseat critic, is losing their cool about this Instagram photo Kelly Osbourne tweeted of herself before bed, calling the picture of the celeb daughter and Fashion Police pundit everything from “scary” to just plain “unflattering.” Keep reading »
We love seeing celebs without makeup, and this year, People magazine’s “Most Beautiful” issue even featured a bunch of famous ladies sans fards. But it used to be that celebrities would avoid being seen without a full face of makeup. What changed? A fascinating article from New York magazine charts the changing celebrity attitude towards getting caught without their faces made. Stars like Snooki, Kim Kardashian and Rihanna have all willingly been shot without makeup, with the idea that they’re somehow subverting the celebrity machine in doing so. Keep reading »
Add Courtney Stodden to the list of celebs who are proudly going sans fards. The inexplicably famous teen bride kicked off her lucite heels and scrubbed away the heavy-duty eyeliner and frosted lipgloss for a bare-faced bathtub photo shoot. Only a stubborn layer of spray tan remained! Verdict: I think she should lose the makeup for good. Dare I say she actually looks close to her reported age? Check out more photos of Courtney without makeup — but with trademark duck lips, natch — over at Celebuzz. [Photo: Coleman-Rayner]