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 you’re not crazy about look #normcore. These are positives that I am not denying, but foregoing makeup entirely has its benefits too. There’s something empowering to walk out of the house in the morning with your face as it is, without embellishment. Keep reading »
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.
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 contrived way to drive hipster dudes completely insane. In either case, we can’t wait to pick up the issue (on stands now) and see more of these makeup-free portraits, shot by Ben Watts. Other famous faces featured include Lily Collins, Paris Jackson, Rose Byrne and Paula Patton. And keep clicking through this slideshow to see more stars looking lovely sans fards. How refreshing to see how gorgeous celebs are without their faces on.
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]
Khloe Kardashian stepped out yesterday without any makeup on — and she doesn’t care what you think about her “flawed” face.
“Some people are so stressed trying to be perfectly flawless … but I’m so HAPPY to be perfectly flawed,” she tweeted last night, after some fresh-faced photos of her arriving to the gym started landing online. Read more…