- 2019 was a big year for natural beauty.
- Not only was the “no-makeup makeup” look popular throughout the year, but many celebrities chose to ditch their foundation and eye makeup entirely.
- Kim Kardashian West, for example, posted videos of herself with no makeup to share her struggles with psoriasis.
- Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez, and Lana Del Rey all shared similar photos.
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At the start of the year, Kesha revealed her face is full of freckles.
“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.”
Alicia Keys showed her glowing skin at the 2019 Grammy Awards in February.
She paired her minimal-makeup look with simple jewelry and a red Armani gown for the Grammys.
Kate Beckinsale posted a barefaced selfie in April.
She used the Latin phrase “Mens sana in corpore sano” as the caption of her photo. It’s typically translated to mean “a healthy mind in a healthy body.”
Ciara opened up about loving her natural appearance that same month.
On Instagram, the musician described her photo as being “vulnerable” because she wore no makeup or extensions while taking it.
“My beauty marks and all,” Ciara wrote. “The real me — and I love it. Finally embracing myself fully! It feels good.”
Christina Anstead took to Instagram in May with before-and-after photos following a makeover.
Underneath her photos, many fans commented that she “looks beautiful” with and without makeup.
Jennifer Lopez looked radiant without makeup in a YouTube video from that same month.
The musician’s YouTube video was a visual diary of her “It’s My Party” international tour. It included clips of her swimming with her children, traveling, and performing all over the world.
Sarah Jessica Parker went barefaced while hanging out with her friend Andy Cohen.
Cohen shared a selfie of himself and Parker on Instagram, writing “Magic Hour, Magic Lady.”
Bella Thorne spent much of 2019 sharing makeup-free photos online.
In September, the multihyphenate star shared three photos of herself seemingly without makeup. The images were accompanied by a messaged about “falling in love.”