The public loves-loves-loves to see pics of their favorite stars without makeup. It makes celebrities seems more human, and it makes us more secure in our looks. It gives us the sense that we, too, could have fame and fortune if only we had a glam squad behind us. We imagine how much thinner we would look, how much hotter we would seem, and how much better we would feel. Who cares if beauty is only skin deep? With the paparazzi following around stars non-stop, we are familiar with how celebs really look.
There’s one segment of the entertainment industry that isn’t as transparent, though. It’s the skin flick industry. Its actresses are some of the most beautiful women out there – or so it would seem. The problem is that we only see them as they want to be seen: tanned, with smoky eyes, red lips and eyebrows forever arched in a “come and get it!” expression. Fans and critics have become disenchanted with the artifice of it all. Women complain that it sets unreal expectations for them. Men say that the girls look unattainable and downright fake. So it’s no wonder that the skin flick business has moved away from the big studios like Vivid and onto the niche markets like Evil Angel featuring alt girls, and RedTube featuring amateurs.
Still, even the niche sites have girls that are enhanced with makeup, hair and lighting. No one knows what any of these girls really look like… until now! We found 15 of the most shocking pics of skin flick actresses without makeup just for you.
15. Draven Star
Draven Star bills herself as the Doom Doll. According to her Tumblr page, she is too dark for the Dark Side and loves horror movies, Disney and glitter. What a range! Her looks have range, too. Her no makeup shot looks like she hasn’t slept in days – and for all we know, that’s true. She has pale skin and dark circles under her eyes. Not what most would find attractive. Draven Star is totally transformed in her makeup shot, with porcelain skin and neutral eyes. She even holds herself differently. In her before shot, she is looking down in order to hide her face; but in her after shot, she is comfortable enough to look straight into the camera.
14. Mariah Mars
Mariah Mars looks like a total tomboy in her makeup-less shot. She’s average looking at best with her mousy hair and plain face. But once she has makeup on, she totally channels Marilyn Monroe. Suddenly she has cheekbones, pouty red lips and a cute mole. Even her tattoos seem wholesome when she’s all dressed up. But don’t let her styling fool you. She’s one of the Burning Angel girls – which means she’s one of the tattooed vixens ready to do some naughty stuff. We can’t print the specifics of what she’s into, but let’s just say she has a thing for Asian men, enjoys eye contact while doing the deed and apparently doesn’t drink.
13. Elle Alexandra
Without makeup, Elle Alexandra looks like a redheaded stepchild. Her face is too pink, her freckles are prominent and her smile is uneven. She doesn’t look at all like a skin flick actress – she looks more like the girl who would be bagging your groceries. Her transformation with makeup is outrageous. Suddenly she has an even skin tone, bedroom eyes and a kissable pink mouth. Talk about going from “not” to “hot.” If she intrigues you, you’ll be happy to know that she’s on RedTube (ahem, free viewing). She also prefers the company of women, if you catch our drift.
12. Nina Dove
Nina Dove isn’t the hottest lady on this list, but she is notable for having one of the scariest makeovers. Look closely at her before shot, and you’ll realize that she has a bit of a moustache! You can’t even see it in the after shot. Impressive! Without makeup, she looks pretty manly. She has a large forehead, a cleft in her chin and a crooked nose. But with makeup and hair done, she looks like a hot mail-order bride. If only make-up never washed off.
The power of makeup is seen most in actress Peru. She’s only fair looking with makeup, but her before shot is just unfortunate. She has a small jaw, droopy eyes and heavy cheeks. Peru’s hair isn’t helping the matter, as it looks messy. We know makeup and hair really do help, but this is like a totally different woman. Many of the skin flick stars were angry when these pics came out, and we bet Peru is one of them.
10. Jessica Mor
Yowza! Jessica Mor is pretty – pretty unattractive! Without makeup, her skin looks red and splotchy as if she had a bad run-in with a tanning bed. And her lips looks like she tried to imitate Kylie Jenner’s look with a DIY tutorial and failed epically. But with makeup she is fresh faced and feminine. She kind of has that “no-makeup makeup” look. Her makeup artist should win an award. No doubt she had to slave away with primer, concealer, foundation – maybe even spackle! Looking at her will make you wonder what is beneath every girl’s makeup.
9. Layla Sin
Layla Sin looks like a girl you would see riding public transportation or shopping at the grocery store. She doesn’t appear to have eyelashes, but she has dark circles under her eyes for days. And the corners of her lips are so upturned that she looks a little like the Joker. With makeup, her eyebrows are raised and seductive, and her cheeks are peachy pink. Even her skin tone is lighter, which made some fans complain. Which brings us to an interesting point: if faces are so heavily encased in makeup, are bodies also done up? Contouring with makeup can create abs, deepen cleavage and hide unseemly birthmarks. It makes you wonder about the real quality of the women you fantasize about.
8. Alana Croft
Alana Croft is one of the few actresses who actually looks pretty without makeup. So we just had to include her in order to show that some of the skin flick actresses are naturally pretty. In her makeup-less picture, she looks like a hot mom ready to hit the hit the gym and flirt with her trainer. With her makeup done, she is beautiful enough to make it on the big screen. All of her best features are accentuated, like her big blue eyes and thousand watt smile. We bet her chest isn’t real, though!
7. Anikka Albrite
Anikka Albrite looks good enough to eat with her makeup on. She is the ideal mix of European classic good looks and just plain hotness. Her ice blonde hair and blue eyes beckon men and women to come play with her, and her wide rosy lips are perfect for pillow talk. It’s hard to take your eyes off of her. But then get a load of her without makeup! It’s a total 180! It’s hard to imagine anyone hitting on Anikka with that look, let alone wanting to bed her again and again.
6. Odette Delacroix
In her “no makeup” pic, Odette Delacroix looks like a girl that would do your housecleaning. In her “with makeup” pic, she looks like a girl that you’d want to “have fun” with. With makeup artistry, her stubby nose suddenly has definition, her chubby cheeks have cheekbones and her blank black eyes now sparkle. She’s quite an enigma in real life, too. She’s five feet tall, but gets a lot of her income from making “squashing” videos. She is also a world traveler and painter. Odette refers to herself as a “petite fornicator.”
5. Madison Ivy
Madison Ivy looks bone-tired without makeup. Her eyes are red, her cheeks are outsized and her eyebrows are pencil thin. She is transformed into a hottie by makeup. It’s no wonder the girl that did her makeup is called a “makeup artist.” This work is on par with Michelangelo! Madison Ivy’s eyes are piercing, like a sexy leopard. Her cheeks are now proportional to the rest of her face. Her lips are wet and inviting. Look close enough and we bet you can tell who she resembles: Melania Trump!
4. Darryl Hanah
There are lots of celebrity impersonators out there, from Anna Nicole Smith lookalikes to Britney Spears wannabes. But who knew that mainstream movie actress Daryl Hannah, had a twin in the skin flick industry? She goes the name Darryl Hanah (two Rs in the first name, one N in the last name). Without makeup, no one would think she looked like the real Daryl. But with makeup, they could be sisters. Sexy sisters. The funny thing is, the impersonator looks better than the original. And she has probably made more memorable movies, too. We wonder if she’s done take-offs on the 1980s hits Splash and Wall Street.
3. Amor Hilton
Amor Hilton looks peaked without makeup. She is so pale that she almost looks like an albino. Her eyebrows are nonexistent and she just looks sad. But put some makeup on her and “Voila!” She’s a whole new girl! Amor Hilton literally transformed into a beautiful doll. Her mouth is a perfect heart, and her skin has color – especially her flushed cheeks. Her hair is silken, and makes you want to run your fingers through it over and over. And of course, she has what all skin flick actresses have in spades: eyebrows! We just wonder how long it took to get this look done.
2. Bridgette B
Let’s be honest. Bridgette B looks nothing like she does on screen without makeup. Her face is asymmetrical, her skin is discolored and her hair doesn’t look like it’s been washed in weeks. Once she has all of her makeup on, she is ready to party with the best of them. She is transformed from a caterpillar into a butterfly. Bridgette’s skin is translucent with makeup on, and her face definitely looks more chiseled. Her whole demeanor is changed. Even though her eyes are closed, she looks rested and refreshed. According to her Instagram, she is a Latina but one would never know that with all of her makeup on. We wonder what else she is hiding.
1. Chanel Preston
Chanel Preston (we’re sure that’s her real name!) looks like a college student studying for finals in her “no makeup” shot. She has a beefy nose, prominent nasolabial folds and a shiny forehead. She’s nothing to write home about. What makeup sure does is turn this zero into a hero! With her hair and makeup done, she looks like a sultry pin-up. Her eyes hook you in. Her red lips are the perfect Cupid’s bow. Even her nose looks streamlined. Chanel Preston is a self-proclaimed exhibitionist, and we agree. It’s surely easier for her to take off her clothes than her makeup!