Posts tagged "no makeup"

Beauty IRL: Making The Case For The Bare Face

I realize the benefits of makeup. I acknowledge its usefulness in looking and feeling put together, pretty, and confident. If you have a zit that’s screaming for attention, the ability to slap on some concealer and go about your business is fantastic. Lipstick changes your entire appearance and makes a sweatshirt and crappy jeans that…

By: Megan Reynolds / December 11, 2014

How Do We Feel About “No Makeup November”?

To you and I, today is the 20th day of November and one week from Thanksgiving vacation. But one group of Christian women and girls, today is the 20th day of not wearing any makeup to revel in their natural beauty. No Makeup November is a project of Rave Ministries, which hopes "that for one…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 20, 2013

Whoa, Porn Stars Without Makeup Look Kinda Like Regular People!

It's not exactly a secret that celebrities wear enough makeup to suffocate a salamander, and that we all freak out when they're photographed without. Sans fards! Natural look! A sign of real human being-ness unsullied by airbrush foundation and caulking sealant! But you know who else wears a ton of makeup, and we never give…

By: Rachel Krause / March 11, 2013

Life Is Not Fair: This Is What Kate Moss Looks Without Makeup

Kate Moss obviously sold her soul for incredibly great skin or something, right? She was spotted Thursday evening sans fards looking drop dead amazing. Between her sun-kissed golden locks, and that skin, Moss might just be the posterchild for how to lead a party lifestyle. After all, most of us would look straight up haggard…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 25, 2013

Woman Spends A Year Makeup Free, Is Actually Happier

We live in a time where it's an actual news story when a woman chooses to forgo makeup for a year, but that's exactly what 38-year-old Phoebe Baker Hyde did. Baker Hyde was moved to go makeup free when she and her husband moved to Hong Kong, and she noticed that not only was she…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 10, 2013

12 Stars Without Makeup

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…

By: Rachel Krause / December 22, 2012

22 Famous Women Who Look Gorgeous Without Makeup

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 layer…

By: The Frisky / November 14, 2012

15 Models Without Makeup

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…

By: The Frisky / August 27, 2012

Fashion Models Without Makeup Make Life A Little Less Worth Living

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…

By: Rachel Krause / June 27, 2012

Zooey Deschanel, Jessica Pare & 18 Other Celebs Who Look Amazing Without Makeup

Jessica Pare and Zooey Deschanel were photographed for People "Most Beautiful" issue and holy crap. Mmkay, so can we all just agree that Jessica Pare should NEVER WEAR MAKE UP AGAIN? That lady is so friggin' gorgeous it's ridonkulous. And Zooey? Well, whatever. Fart fart fart. You either love her or think her bangs are a…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 28, 2012

Lady Gaga Without Makeup

Lady Gaga might have run out of outrageous gimmicry this week. That's the only reason we can imagine she tweeted this pic of herself fresh-faced and sans fards. "Have a beautiful day," she tweeted. We kind of love her makeup-free face. What do you think? [NY Daily News]…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 5, 2012

Marion Cotillard Is Stunning Sans Fards

Marion Cotillard is my consummate object of envy. Ethereal beauty? Check. Ridiculously handsome actor-director beau? Check. Radiant talent in strong, incredible roles, even portraying Edith Piaf herself? Check. Tack on the fact that she's about as Gallic as they come and there you have it. My beauty-crazed, Francophile self is utterly enraptured by Marion. For…

By: Rachel Krause / January 25, 2012

18 Famous Women Who Look Amazing Without Makeup

It's easy to see that "Jersey Shore" star Snooki is beautiful, even if she is a little bit orange from all the bronzer she slathers on. But au natural isn't usually her vibe. This week, she scrubbed down and Tweeted a photo of herself on her "no makeup day." Um, I think every day should…

By: The Frisky / January 21, 2012

Wear No Makeup To Work? Never!

Would you ever consider hitting the office, a business meeting, or just heading to the local supermarket without a swipe of your trusty lip gloss, concealer, or bronzer? Quite frankly, some of us would rather go pantsless than leave the house without powdering our noses, but that's exactly what The Beauty Bean website founder Alexi…

By: StyleList Home / May 15, 2010

Kathie Lee & Hoda Do “Today” Without Makeup

This morning, during the millionth hour of "The Today Show," Kathie Lee and Hoda, ever on trend, decided to go sans fards, like so many recent fashion cover models. Apparently, however, the idea came about because Rosie O'Donnell pointed out that she thought Kathie Lee had been looking differently lately, implying she had some cosmetic…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2010

Heidi Klum Jumping On The Sans Fard Train

Dear Jessica Simpson, this is what a beautiful woman looks like when she's truly wearing no make-up. [Huffington Post via People]…

By: Wendy Atterberry / April 30, 2010

How To Pull Off The No-Makeup Look

Going sans fards is trendy right now, but there are a few fashion ladies who've been doing it since long before it was "cool." T Magazine picked out a few of the coolest makeup-free women in fashion and we wholeheartedly agree with the list. First up -- and our favorite -- is Kelly Cutrone, PR…

By: Lily Q / April 14, 2010

Jessica Simpson With No Makeup? Yeah, Right!

Marie Claire magazine claims this lovely cover photo of Jessica Simpson features the starlet with no makeup (!) and no retouching at all (!), and while I think this look is so, so much more flattering for J-Simp than her usual tranny-face, I don't buy for a second she's sans fards. Even if you don't…

By: Wendy Atterberry / April 8, 2010

Check This Out: Model Makeovers

Love runway makeup? And models sans fards? If you haven't seen "Model Morphosis," a new-ish T Magazine blog feature, you must check it out immediately. Photographer Greg Kessler captures models backstage as they arrive at shows, then snaps their transformations after they've sat in the chairs of some of the most major makeup artists i…

By: Erin Flaherty / March 19, 2010

Jennifer Garner Goes Sans Fards

The photo caption for this image reads: "Jennifer Garner seen out and about with no make-up." If I looked that good sans fards, I would never not leave the house without makeup. [3/14/10, LA]…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 15, 2010
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