The life of a celeb is filled with red carpet appearances, award shows and photo shoots galore, but everyone needs a break from it all, even if just for a day. For these A-listers, that day off means going without their coveted glam squad and — gasp! — stepping out sans makeup. It's good to know that beneath the paint, these lovely ladies look just like us (insert sigh of relief here).
Gabrielle Union bared it all at the Miami Heat 2012 NBA Championship Celebration when she arrived in bare, dewy skin and a bright smile.
With her Pocahontas braids and makeup-free face, Tyra Banks has the casual chic thing down to a science.
Bad and Bare
Rihanna was snapped by the paparazzi as she was leaving her hotel in casual sweats and a bare face.
Keke Palmer attended the 5th Annual Britticares “Smile For Life” 5K Run/Walk wearing a touch of blush and lip balm — and she looked fresh, young and pretty.
Zoe Kravitz has a freshly-scrubbed appeal that shines through even without a trace of makeup.
Vanessa Williams flaunted her clear skin and bright smile framed by mounds of shiny ringlets.
Glowing and Gorgeous
Beyoncé hit the town sans her Sasha Fierce persona, donning only a coat of clear lip gloss.
Out to Lunch
Ciara was spotted having lunch with friends in a no-makeup look perfect for a relaxing day off.
Supermodel and desiner Liya Kebede doesn’t need a stitch of makeup on her supernaturally flawless skin.
Jada Pinkett Smith accents her near-flawless skin with full, shapely brows and a touch of sheer lip tint.
Brandy left the Dancing With the Stars studio looking more radiant than ever with a freshly scrubbed face.