Alicia Keys recently declared she doesn’t want to cover up anymore. Not her face, not her soul, not her struggles. Nothing. That’s besides her body of course.
“I don’t want to cover up anymore,” Alicia Keys wrote in Lenny Letter, an online feminist newsletter, as she declared her #nomake-up movement.
Alicia Keys at the NBC Universal 2016 Upfront Presentation on May 16. (Pinterest)
Indeed, Keys has been a living testament to those words.
Whether she’s performing at big-ticket events or is on the set of popular US show Saturday Night Live, the singer has faced the cameras sans make-up, much to the shock of millions of people who believe celebrities can never do without their glammed up face, let alone appear on TV without them.
Here are all the times Keys’ stunned going make-up-free, over the past couple of months.
In a shimmering silver turban at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 26. (Pinterest)
During her performance at the UEFA Champions League Final on Milan May 28. (Pinterest)
Paying tribute to her mother at VH1’s Dear Mama event on May 8. (Pinterest)
Also, whether they #WokeUpLikeThis or they want to send a message about beauty standards, celebrities on Instagram are fearless when it comes to showing some make-up-free skin.
A look at 11 other naturally beautiful celebs, who aren’t afraid to go au naturel. (Photos: Instagram)
1 This is just one of many fierce bare-faced selfies from Priyanka Chopra. Keep them coming PeeCee!
2 Alia Bhatt doesn’t mind showing off her face in all it’s natural glory. #SoInspiring
3 Whether she’s rocking a bold make-up trend, or no make-up at all, Shraddha Kapoor’s never afraid to be her totally unique self. She let her cool, new mobile cover take centrestage with this make-up-free snap.
4 No make-up necessary! Sonakshi Sinha looks absolutely glowing after a day a filming.
5 Singer Miley Cyrus is basically the queen on make-up free selfies, and we love her for it. Bonus points for including a puppy in this one.
6 Model Gigi Hadid posted this makeup-free selfie in celebration of getting 19 million followers on Instagram.
7 US reality TV and fashion star Kylie Jenner showed off her freckles in this fresh-faced pic
8 Singer Demi Lovato showed off her #nomakeupmonday look after hitting the gym.
9 English model Cara Delevingne looks stunning, even with a make-up-free face.
10 Singer Lorde always looks flawless, with or without make-up.
11 Though model Bella Hadid captioned this Instagram claiming that the, “Bags are real today”. All we see is flawless skin.
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