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We love anti-normcore beauty looks, whether they be complete with technicolor hair, clumpy mascara, or divergent liner. That being said, we still believe in the power of a toned-down beauty look — a slightly zhushed-up version of what your mama gave you, if you will.
Since celebs often fall victim to the temptation to wear super-glam beauty looks like armor on every single red carpet, we're always pleasantly surprised when someone dials back their hair and makeup. After all, when Nicki Minaj ditched her wigs, Angelina said goodbye to the brow pencil, and Kim K threw out the self-tanner and body glitter — that's when we appreciated not just how talented their glam squads must be, but also how beautiful these women really are.
Click through for the best, chicest, most surprising celeb makeunders — and maybe use this as an excuse to finally master that whole no-makeup look thing everyone's been shouting about lately.