• Many celebrities have embraced the no-makeup trend by showing off their natural beauty.
  • Stars like Christina Aguilera and Kesha have gone viral for the stripped-back looks.
  • Other celebrities like Zendaya and Kylie Jenner have shared makeup-free selfies on Instagram.

Just like the rest of us, celebrities don't always wear makeup .

Whether they're running errands or performing for fans, many A-listers are fond of the no-makeup trend .

Showing off their natural beauty , stars like Bella Thorne and singer Alicia Keys have helped others believe that makeup is just an accessory not a necessity.

Here are 53 photos of celebrities taking a makeup-free approach to life.

Brianna Arps contributed to an earlier version of this article.

Although Rihanna has her own beauty line, she isn't afraid to go without her Fenty Beauty products.

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Bella Thorne often speaks out on social media about having acne. Here, she stepped out in New York City without covering up any of her pimples.

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Thorne left her glam makeup behind in this natural close-up selfie.

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The "Famous in Love" star did not acknowledge her skin in this natural Instagram post , but she recently said that she struggles with cystic acne in a short documentary with Vogue.

While off-duty, supermodel Ashley Graham is all smiles without her makeup.

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Singer Andra Day made a powerful statement by removing her makeup while performing in Brooklyn, New York.

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Kate Bosworth took a break from wearing makeup while attending New York Fashion Week in February.

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Andie MacDowell isn't ashamed of her smile lines or under-eye wrinkles.

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Alicia Keys was photographed performing in Milan without makeup.

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You can readmore about Keys' stance on makeup in the article she wroteand published on Lenny Letter .

Lucy Hale opted for a simpler, makeup-free look when grocery shopping at Whole Foods in Los Angeles, California.

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Actress Jennifer Garner looked confused as she took a stroll without makeup.

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Garner spoke out about her makeup habits in an interview withELLE .

Keira Knightley proved she doesn't need lipstick her perfectly pursed lips stand out on their own.

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Angela Simmons has been photographed numerous times without makeup.

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Karlie Kloss showed off her natural beauty while taking a stroll in New York City.

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Keeping it casual, Mary J. Blige traveled makeup-free in a gray tracksuit and printed hat.

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Kelly Ripa stepped out wearing no makeup and dark aviator sunglasses.

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Selena Gomez looked ballerina-chic with her fresh face and simple top knot.

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Kim Kardashian West may have her own beauty brand, but even she has her makeup-free moments.

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Chlo Grace Moretz committed to her athleisure look by going au naturel.

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Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has the face of an Angel even without makeup.

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Head here to see more photos of Victoria's Secret Angels without a lick of makeup .

Naomi Watts went without makeup to grab a takeout coffee in New York City.

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Heidi Klum looks sun-kissed, even without makeup.

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Former "Pretty Little Liars" star Ashley Benson went without makeup in West Hollywood.

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Christina Milian ran errands in Los Angeles, wearing no makeup and a smile.

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Kelly Rutherford is beaming with an adorable puppy and her makeup-free face.

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Whitney Port abandoned her makeup, and wore golden tones that complement her hair color.

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Gigi Hadid protected her skin under a baseball cap and round sunglasses for a walk in New York City.

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Singer Demi Lovato removed her makeup and hair extensions in front of the camera for Vogue.

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At the end of the empowering video , the singer shows off her natural skin looking happy and confident .

Actress Helen Mirren took her social media followers behind-the-scenes the night before the 2018 Oscars.

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The 72-year-old star of "The Queen" posted a makeup-free selfie to Instagram the night before the 90th Academy Awards ceremony.

Bekah Martinez starred on the 22nd season of "The Bachelor," and recently appeared on the Instagram page of former contestant Ashley Iaconetti.

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Bekah keeps her makeup simple on a daily basis, and she is glowing in this no-filter photo on Instagram .

Ashley Iaconetti posted a makeup-free selfie with fellow Bachelor Nation member Bekah Martinez (not pictured), and she is glowing.

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Iaconetti was candid about her no-makeup, no-filter photo on Instagram , writing "two girls with acne issues" in the caption.

In March 2018, Christina Aguilera was featured on the cover of Paper Magazine with her freckles on show.

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In addition to the toned-down photos that made headlines , the pop star also posed in full makeup for Paper Magazine , showcasing her full range of style.

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi soaked up the sun in a glorious makeup-free beach selfie.

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The couple wished everyone a happy spring break in the Instagram post.

Tyra Banks smized for a fierce no-makeup selfie that she shared on social media.

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Banks' captivating hazel eyes pop in this gorgeous photo she posted on Twitter .

Cindy Crawford posed in what looks like a no-makeup selfie with her adorable dog.

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Crawford's natural look on Instagram isn't a dramatic change from when she's wearing makeup.

Zendaya played with natural lighting and a natural look in a close-up Instagram photo.

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Zendaya credited her plain white T-shirt for "being the perfect light bounce" in her Instagram caption .

Hilary Duff jumped on the "No-Makeup Monday" bandwagon when she posted a makeup-free selfie from inside of a car.

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The 30-year-old actress documented her sweet yet simple travel style on her Instagram story on April 2018, opting for tousled waves and a cozy gray sweater.

Dorinda Medley, of the "Real Housewives of New York," celebrated Earth Day with a natural, no-makeup look.

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Rays of light engulfed the reality star who captioned her selfie : "Enjoy the beautiful sunshine #earthday ."

Kylie Jenner went natural while spending a sweet moment with baby Stormi.

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In the adorable videos shared to her Instagram story on Monday, Jenner who typically goes glam in bold lipstick and face makeup, let her freckles shine.

Catherine Zeta-Jones gave her skin a breather from makeup in an Instagram post shared on Sunday.

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The actress captioned her video post : "Happy Sunday! Happy here! Watching Formula 1"

Whether she's sporting red carpet glam or a makeup-free look, rapper Cardi B always keeps it real.

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She gave her empowering no-makeup Instagram post a fierce caption: "Knock me down 9 times but i get up 10 b----!"

Jessica Simpson took a morning makeup-free photo before leaving bed.

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Simpson is a pro at fresh-faced selfies . She captioned this Instagram photo , taken in the early hours of the day,with a simple "good morning" for her followers.

While in Dubai, Penlope Cruz snapped a no-makeup photo.

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In her Instagram post , Cruz tagged and thanked Caprisa Middle East . She attended the store's opening at the Dubai Mall.

Brooklyn Decker embraced her natural freckles in a recent selfie.

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The model and actress also showed off a new lighter shade of blonde on Instagram .

Yara Shahidi looked stunning in a recent selfie featuring very little makeup.

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The "Grown-ish" actress shared the photo on Instagram , where her followers couldn't help but notice her natural glow.

Gwen Stefani kept her makeup low-key in a recent Instagram selfie.

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According to her Instagram caption , she snapped the photos while visiting Oklahoma with Blake Shelton .

Model Winnie Harlow shared of photo of a "no makeup type of day" on Instagram.

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Her Instagram fans were in awe of her "natural beauty."

Sarah Hyland used her makeup-free selfie to send a message.

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She posted the Instagram with the caption : "Monday Mantra: Be patient. Be kind. Be free. Dont stress. Dont overthink. Dont worry. Just be. #nomakeupmonday #theresnofilterforlife"

Ariel Winter kept her look casual for a recent Instagram post.

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As her makeup-free Instagram photo proves, the "Modern Family" star is never shy about keeping it real on social media.

Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz recently went makeup-free together.

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The twohave been close friends since their "Charlie's Angels" days, and Barrymore shared a photo of their recent day together on Instagram.

Salma Hayek's Instagram feed is filled with some fun, candid moments of her daily life.

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The actress shared a makeup-free selfie in July after being woken up by her adorable dog.

Kesha showed off her freckles in a recent Instagram selfie.

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Her fans loved the stripped-back selfie , with some dubbing her the "queen of freckles."

Jordyn Woods ditched makeup for her latest in-bed selfie.

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She captioned the late-night photo , "shoulda been asleep by now."

Anna Paquin shared a makeup-free selfie after getting one of her favorite facial treatments.

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She shared the snap on Instagram to let her followers know about her love of the 30-minute HydraFacial .

Kesha showed off her freckles yet again in a Twitter post that quickly went viral in January.

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"This year my resolution is to love myself," the singer wrote on Twitter . "Just as I am, all f------ up and imperfect and whatever else. And to let my freckles liiiiiiiive."

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