15 Celebrities Without Their Makeup

1. Hilary Duff

This will ease us into this list, because she’s still young and doesn’t look completely haggard. Still, what’s up with those brows? I’m confused. Does she have alopecia, or did I just catch her after a bad pluck?

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2. Madonna

Holy smokes, Skeletor! Is this picture photo-shopped? I hope and pray to god that it is, or I just lost a little faith in humanity. So, uh, yeah…here’s Madonna, looking way less like I picture her, and more like the warlock that haunts my dreams.

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3.  Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks looks young in this photo, so I can only assume that she seems scarier in more recent years.  Still, her skin looks good, and she looks like she’s eating? Pat on the back, Tyra, for being a human being. Wait- she may take that as an insult.

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4.  Pamela Anderson

She looked pissed, maybe because she can’t find her much-needed make-up artist. Pam Anderson is one of those people who is, if I may say so, aging gracefully – but she’s gotta stop walking around like a homeless woman!

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5.  Megan Fox

Megan Fox looks like she’s in pain…but still fabulous. Maybe it’s because she’s only 23 or something, but I say this is one of those instances where no makeup is hot. But hey, Megan Fox is hot.  You can’t really go wrong – it’s like pizza or sex. It’s still good, even when it’s oh so bad.

Photograph of Megan Fox
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6.  Kristin Stewart

Now, THAT’S what I call a vampire-lover.

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7.  Goldie Hawn

It’s true,  the older members of this list seem more beat up, but I still gotta say, Goldie looks GOOOD with makeup on. Here, she looks sorta like Kurt Russell.

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8.  Katie Holmes

She doesn’t look too bad, but I would suggest maybe running a brush through her hair.  I mean, she’s put in the effort to wear jewelery, so why not a brush and some mascara? Geez!

Photograph of Katie Holmes
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9.  Joy Bryant

Okay, Joy looks pretty good, too. Maybe I’m being a little nit-picky, but does she look a little greasy in the face? Is she a textbook grease-face? I guess it’s better than being a leatherface, no?

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10.  Lisa Rinna

Lisa Rinna should really not be proud of this picture. Not only does she look weird and surgery-y, but she looks like she’s about to pounce and snap my neck off, for REALZ.  Also, how come having no makeup means also having no hairbrush? That’s just CRUEL.

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11.  Katy Perry

Katy Perry looks like my 50 something Mom who is busily blogging and annoyed that her kids aren’t to bed yet.  Katy Perry looks so good in makeup –  it’s easy to see why those artists get the big bucks.  They do get…big…bucks? Wait? Nevermind.

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12.  Drew Barrymore

No makeup make Drew a sad girl.  I love how bummed all these celebs look without makeup, as if their world were turned upside down. Makeup > Starving children. Yep, not only am I an awesome internet writer, I’m a MATHEMATICIAN.

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13.  Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is one of my favorite celebrities without makeup, because she looks like she’s ethnically a different person.  It’s like J-Lo now versus J-Lo circa Selena, and I find that fascinating.

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14.  Miley Cyrus

Aww, MIley!  See? Even celebrities get breakouts. Granted, I see a little makeup on Miley’s face, but it’s a lot less makeup than most of these celebrities usually have on.  Ain’t no makeup can fix those gums, though!

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15.  Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz has notoriously wonky skin, and this picture is no exception.  I feel like I’m looking at an old Aryan person, but isn’t she like,  25 or something? 35? Gosh, how time flies and skin ages…

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  • Ashley Greene and Megan Fox are the prettiest people on earth without makeup. In fact, they should never use make up so that people can see how truly beautiful they are!

  • I used to model LONG ago and it was a relief to wipe that crud off (make up)… which damages the skin in the end (hot lights opens the pores and it is absorbed into the system).

    I am almost 60 now and people think I am about mid 40’s and my skin is like a babes’ behind. (I use no creams or other gunk – a tad of olive oil). As well I rarely wear make up…

    I say all women are beautiful – we have been trained as a society to judge them by “masks” and that’s a shame.

    • 🙂 Very positive attitude. I’m sure we all look like crap without our special shampoos, eyebrows plucked, etc. Why does it matter if someone doesn’t look completely perfect? What is perfect when someone smiles at you and treats you well without needing to care about if you look fine or not.

      • Are you really a guy? Woman look like dead fish on the side of the road without makeup. Ask me. I eat them all the time, then throw them out. Yummy 🙂

    • What does it matter if they look ugly or not, its just a fact that no matter how much anyone tries to look ‘perfect’ they wont acomplish it because no such thing exists in reality and not all of them look ugly ,i think the word your looking for is natural and you cant expect people like maddona to look fantastic when shes in her 50s not many look amazing at age 50

  • People commit suicide due to low self esteem. Going on about peoples flaws will make those people try harder and then eventually cause other people to feel terrible about themselves in jealousy. It’s so silly… women you need to focus on being positive and nice and don’t care what other people say about you. And yes, guys have self esteem problems too.. don’t attack at anyones appearances only focus on their positive side. If there are none, ignore them.

  • Pamela Anderson without makeup looks amazing, with makeup she looks plastic and gross. But as a person I like her either way.

  • Cameron diaz is actually going to be 40 (she was 39 when this was posted) so, for her age she looks pretty good in my opinion. Anyway, why do WE go so hard on celebrites for looking like normal people??? I am pretty sure the chick that posted this is not amazing looking herslef…especailly on bad days.

  • It really disgusts me that all you people are saying they’re all ugly with no makeup. No one is ugly. I really wish you could see the beauty in people. It must really suck thinking so negatively. Or maybe you act like that because you’re insecure? Everyone looks different without makeup but it doesn’t make them ugly.

  • I think things like this are good because they drag down the media’s “perfect woman image.” Girls everywhere need to see their “perfect woman” in a natural state, so they don’t have an unrealistic view of beauty. I think makeup in general has no positive attributes. What is it trying to produce? SOmething unnatural, something more ehnahced than it is? Something unattainable my natural means? THere’s a similar arguement for performance enhancing drugs in that what’s produced is a false reality. And others try to achieve this false reality and cant deal with the inevitable failure. So whether its steroids in sports, or makeup in the media, i dont think it should be accepted in a society. I’d like to hear a female perspective as to the need for makeup. .. it should have nothing to do with self esteem, self confidence, , in those situations makeup only acts as a (excuse the pun) cover up.

  • Personally, I don’t think this is a negative way of looking at the stars. As a woman, it is rather a way of reminding myself that they too are human (with all of the baggage that comes with being human). We all get problematic skin at periods in our lives, we deal with hair that goes haywire and more generally speaking we are less than perfect (regardless of the worldly expectations). Instead of celebrating their perfection and unattainable beauty, let us instead celebrate their flaws. Flaws are universal, after all.

  • I don’t see the pint of using lots of make up to hide skin that’s not clean.
    The make up only make it worse.
    I had a lot of acnes before, but not so many anymore. I use cleaner morning and night from The Body Shop. I only use eyeshadow, mascara and eyeliner.