While we're typically used to seeing our favorite celebs perfectly contoured, highlighted, and red carpet-ready...
... there are a few instances where they strip it all down and give us a sneak peek into what they look like sans glam. These makeup-free celeb selfies will make you want to step away from the mascara wand and let your face breathe for a day:
285.7k Likes, 10k Comments - Britney Spears (@britneyspears) on Instagram: "On days where I don't get primped and made up for my show, this is the real unglammed me... so nice..."
The legendary Miss Britney Spears shared this selfie poking fun at her usually made up look. She captioned it: "On days where I don’t get primped and made up for my show, this is the real unglammed me… so nice to meet all of you!! ???? I call this my morning coffee at home look ☕️ #NoMakeupMonday if you don’t count the leftover mascara under my right eye... ????????"
1.6m Likes, 57.5k Comments - Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on Instagram: "Freckles ????"
Demi Lovato regularly posts makeup-free selfies, and encourages her fans to do the same. After all, as she sings, what's wrong with being confident, right?
250.1k Likes, 765 Comments - Julianne Hough (@juleshough) on Instagram: "#sidepony #nomakeup #lovinglife ???????? #honeymoon"
The singer/dancer/newlywed recently shared this no makeup look, but we have to say, is it cheating if you have your brows microbladed? They are on POINT.
Friday night lights... Perfect date night with my mutts. Homemade healthy meal, Law and Order SVU, crafts and cocktails. 2017 here we come. #dogdate #nomakeup #fitnessfriday #newyearnewme #wine #imworkinonit #survivedchristmas #atleastmyhairisdone #addedhashtag #iprocessthingsslowly @thedryhousenashville
133.5k Likes, 1,559 Comments - Miranda Lambert (@mirandalambert) on Instagram: "Friday night lights... Perfect date night with my mutts. Homemade healthy meal, Law and Order SVU,..."
Miranda Lambert's idea of a perfect Friday night sounds like something we can get on board with: good food, trashy TV, a few drinks, and dogs? Yep. We're down. She shared a picture enjoying a casual night in, sans glam.
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54.1k Likes, 200 Comments - Jenna Dewan Tatum (@jennadewan) on Instagram: "I love love love my JDT initial ring from @efcollection so much. Wear it every day❤️"
Jenna Dewan Tatum shouldn't be allowed to look this flawless in a makeup-free closeup, but she does.
724.7k Likes, 2,868 Comments - Bella Hadid (@bellahadid) on Instagram: "Silence????????????????????"
Though the supermodel pulls off wild looks for photoshoots, when she's at home, her looks are much more tame. Here, she shares what appears to be a post-shower selfie.
325k Likes, 2,765 Comments - Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Instagram: "Harlee and Nava #shadesofblue #askjlo @ginoanthonypesi"
Jennifer Lopez is absolutely stunning no matter what, and this makeup free selfie just proves it.
While you may feel obligated to go through your full makeup routine before heading into work each day, these stunning celebs are proof that you can rock a look with or without makeup. Hit snooze and enjoy those extra 15 minutes of sleep!
Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, and others.