Not every day spent by our beloved celebrities is all about looking flashy and glamorous.  They too are as simple and normal like the rest of us. The only thing that separates them from us is the camera.

From time to time, several Pakistani celebrities have taken to social media sharing their makeup-less routine selfies to drive home the point that makeup is just an accessory, not a necessity.

As for their fans, they appreciate how candid and forthcoming their favorite celebrities can be. This is because pictures like these reinforce themes like having self-confidence, self-love, acceptance, to mention a few. It is also a gentle reminder to all that society should reconsider the unrealistic standards of beauty being imposed on women.

All About No Makeup Selfies

Following is a compilation of some of the most gorgeous and empowering selfies posted by Pakistani celebs:

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That moment when you realise it’s Finally Weekend! 😈😇😽 #outtaTheshower🚿 #swollenMorningFace😝 #ReadyToConquer #weekendVibes 🚩⛱#FeelingMotivated #GurlPower #staystrong 💪🏼#staypositivealways !👊🙏🏻

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Foran shoot k baad Face Freshhhh💁‍♀️ #nomakeup #nofilter

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Dhoop chaaon ka aalam raha.. 💛

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So I have always struggled with mild acne. Always had these bumps on my forehead that JUST WOULD NOT BUDGE! I had gotten used to them. But the journey I have been on for a couple of months has been quite a painful one. I’d just come back to chitral from a day trip to kalash and after I had washed my face it started to burn and my skin went red. Didn’t take it seriously but the next day I had these tiny red bumps ALL OVER MY FACE.I freaked out but didn’t let it get the best of me because I was at work. They would show on camera, everybody started to ask me, started with the totkas and then came the anxiety.. khair when I got back they kind of calmed down.My skin looked clearer than before. But some three months back it started to act up again and it was even worse this time! I kept it clean,toner,creams,dermatologists,everything! Nothing seemed to fix my skin and I had my night AND days of crying. Feeling insecure. Anxiety. Makeup wouldn’t help. I was a mess but I went through it and got out of it too. I went to a different doctor and he prescribed me some meds. My skin has been better than before. But it made me wonder.. Why is my skin defining me? Who has made these beauty standards that we always feel the need to match? The society? Clear skin is beauty? I know that the idea of being “perfect” is appealing to majority but you don’t need to be an airbrushed flawless image to feel beautiful. Nobody should feel the pressure of matching the ridiculous societal beauty standards.Have your own.Beauty is within and anybody who makes you feel small because of what you LOOK like shouldn’t be around you! To all the brothers and sisters out there! Being a celebrity does not mean perfection; it only means we have chosen a profession that makes us and our lives public but certainly not that we do not go through issues in life; Every individual has their own. Perfection is not what we should be seeking, being comfortable in our own skin is the key. This is my skin at the moment. Better than before but still not quite okay. But till I tackle it am I gonna hide myself from the world? Shy away from people? No. Yes I am struggling but my skin DOES NOT define me. 🙏🏽

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A very good afternoon peeps heading to work with my team @hannan_makeup_hair

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On my way to Lahore. Thank you SO much @caketastic_creations_official for the lovely cupcakes! They’re delicious! ☺️💕

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God is kind. Thank you Allah Gee! #shukaralhumdulillah #happy #allahkindness #blessings #smile #beautifullife

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Did you smile today?

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Rise & Shine ☀️🎈👊🏻

— MAWRA HOCANE (@MawraHocane) September 15, 2016

We like how real these larger than life stars look in these pictures. It also helps drive home the point that beauty is not just about being all glammed up all the time.

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