10 Beauties Who Aren’t Afraid To Attend An Event Bare-Faced

September 13, 2017  |  
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Alicia Keys may have turned no makeup into a movement, but she’s far from the only famous woman who’s dared to hit a red carpet or attend an event sans face paint. And for celebrities, that’s a big deal. It’s one thing to head to the grocery store bare-faced, but it’s quite another to step out in front of slews of photogs capturing images that will be blasted all over the Internet and magazines in the days to come wearing nothing but a good moisturizer and maybe some lip gloss. But these 10 beauties have managed to do it and do it with confidence. As we thought about Kira Kelly’s fresh-faced look at the Emmy Creative Arts Awards over the weekend, we decided to shout out other famous ladies who’ve said eff your beauty standards and left the makeup at home.

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA – FEBRUARY 08: Singer Ciara and NFL player Russell Wilson attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)


LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 09: Kira Kelly arrives at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards – Day 1 at Microsoft Theater on September 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Kira Kelly

Zoe Saldana (Photo by John Sciulli/WireImage for Oakley)

Zoe Saldana

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 26: Solange Knowles attends the 6th annual DKMS Linked Against Blood Cancer gala at Cipriani Wall Street on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)


NEW YORK, NY – JULY 02: Angela Bassett attends Courtney B. Vance’s Caricature Unveiling at Sardi’s on July 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)

Angela Bassett

Mary J. Blige during Mary J. Blige Signs Autographs for Carol’s Daughter Products at Sephora Store in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rodrigo Varela/WireImage)

Mary J. Blige

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – MAY 01: Alicia Keys attends ‘The Voice’ Season 12 coaches red carpet at Universal Studios Hollywood on May 1, 2017 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images For NBC)

Alicia Keys

SANTA MONICA, CA – MAY 16: Actress Joy Bryant arrives at the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s 2nd Annual Super Saturday LA at Barker Hangar on May 16, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

Joy Bryant

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 18: Actress America Ferrera arrives at the 2013 Outfest Film Festival – Screenwriting Lab Reading at the Directors Guild of America on July 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

America Ferrera

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 10: Model Ashley Graham attends the Fenty Puma by Rihanna show during New York Fashion Week at the 69th Regiment Armory on September 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)

Ashley Graham


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