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Sofia Vergara and More Celebrities Embrace the Makeup-Free Selfie

Jun 23 2015 - 8:15am

While there are many bold beauty trends right now — such as eyebrows on fleek [1] and Kylie Jenner's lips [2] — the minimal look is here to stay. The ever-popular Instagram hashtag #IWokeUpLikeThis and its counterparts #NoMakeup and #MakeupFree have inspired a bevy of celebrities to share bare-faced photos with the trending tag. And we are impressed by their bravery to show their untouched faces [3] to the world. These inspiring women fought stereotypes of perfection, proving to us that sometimes stars want to keep their looks low-key too! Don't forget to keep up with our editors by following POPSUGAR Beauty on Instagram [4]!

RELATED: Beauty Editors Share Exactly How They Take Care of Their Skin [5]

Source: Instagram [6]

Sofia Vergara

Sofia posted this poolside vacation photo without a stitch of makeup on. Que linda!

Tyra Banks

Tyra took to Instagram to show off a raw, no-makeup selfie. She captioned the photo with an inspirational message: "You deserve to see the REAL me. The REALLY real me."


After Twitter user Manstagram_ shared [7] a before/after photo of makeup artist Shannon C. implying she looked unattractive without makeup, Zendaya shared her own makeup-free selfie. "She slays both ways," she tweeted at Manstagram, adding the hashtag "#wannaborrowmyglasses."

Laverne Cox

The Orange Is the New Black star posted this makeup-free photo with the caption: "Always good to have days with no makeup to let my skin breath. #washfacenobase #TransIsBeautiful."

Diane Kruger

Diane shared this photo with the caption, "I don't know why I still look like a teenager sometimes..#Sky#nomakeup#thegoodolddays." We are trying to control our jealousy . . .

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer became an advocate for going makeup-free while filming the movie Cake. The star, who only sat in the makeup chair to get faux-scars applied, described going bare-faced [8] as "so fabulous — so dreamy and empowering and liberating."

Taylor Swift

Taylor bared her product-free skin while she snuggled up in bed in London.


Kesha's makeup-free, brooding gaze was captioned simply with the rainbow, cat, and heart emojis.

Source: Instagram user iiswhoiis [9]

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth took this selfie out in "Big Sky country," flaunting her makeup-free freckles.

Source: Instagram user gwynethpaltrow [10]

Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen went makeup-free for Sonia Rykiel [11]'s new advertising campaign, proving the Brazilian model doesn't need a hair and makeup team to be a bombshell.

Source: Juergen Teller for Sonia Rykiel [12]

Jennifer Lopez

JLO shared another fresh-faced selfie with her Instagram followers — and her son Max snuggled up close to join in on the fun. "#mamalove #perfectday," Ms. Lopez declared.

Source: Instagram user jlo [13]

Megan Fox

Megan is new to the Instagram scene, and she posted this makeup-free selfie as one of her first snaps. Obviously there's no movie magic involved in her extrathick brows.

Source: Instagram user the_native_tiger [14]

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez [15] is one hot mama! The 44-year-old [16] beauty went makeup free, showing off skin as fresh as it was when she was Jenny from the block.

Source: Instagram user jlo [17]

Ashley Greene

The actress started the day with a morning selfie — sans makeup. Yeah, she really woke up like this.

Source: Instagram user ashleygreene [18]

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey kicked off her weekend with a makeup-free Saturday.

Source: Instagram user zooeydeschanel [19]


As an outspoken critic of photoshopping and unrealistic beauty ideals [20], Lorde wasn't afraid to share a selfie while wearing acne cream.
Source: Instagram user lordemusic [21]


The gorgeous singer was snuggled up in bed sans makeup. Yeah, #shewakesuplike that. Perfect.
Source: Instagram user beyonce [22]

Cameron Diaz

Even barefaced, Cameron looked fresh and flawless.
Source: Instagram user camerondiaz [23]

Miranda Kerr

Miranda spread the love while letting her real beauty shine at the beach.

Source: Instagram user mirandakerr [24]

Joan Smalls

Joan made a fierce face while showing off her natural hair when she took this early-morning selfie.

Source: Instagram user joansmalls [25]

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore [26]'s skin glowed while she took a snack break during Fashion Week. Source: Instagram user drewbarrymore [27]

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie and her snuggle buddy were both all-natural beauties in her plush bed. Source: Instagram user rosiehw [28]

Gisele Bündchen

Doting mom Gisele didn't need to pile on products to look utterly flawless. Source: Instagram user giseleofficial [29]

Bar Refaeli

Bar refused to hide her adorable freckles.

Source: Instagram user barrefaeli [30]

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth took care of her skin by staying hydrated.

Source: Instagram user gwynethpaltrow [31]


To celebrate her 26th birthday, Adele shared this makeup-free shot.

Source: Twitter user OfficialAdele [32]

Demi Lovato

Demi looked beautiful with no makeup on. Source: Instagram user ddlovato [33]

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita went product-free while lounging around. Source: Instagram user lupitanyongo [34]

Jessica Alba

Postfacial, Jessica's skin was clean and clear — no need for makeup here!

Source: Instagram user jessicaalba [35]

AnnaLynne McCord

AnnaLynne fought the stereotype of Hollywood perfection when she shared this photo of her acne in 2012.

Source: Twitter user IAMannalynnemcc [36]

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