Without a doubt, makeup is a key part in the life of a beauty queen, with dramatic eye makeup, glossy lips, and false eyelashes rounding up the basics.
But these Miss Universe 2016 candidates had no qualms about posting their makeup-free selfies on Instagram.
Check out these photos showing how confidently beautiful they are with or without makeup.
Miss Brazil Raissa Santana
Miss Curacao Chanelle de Lau
Miss Georgia Nuka Karalashvili
Miss India Roshmitha Harimurthy
Miss Indonesia Kezia Warouw
Miss Netherlands Zoey Ivory
Miss New Zealand Tania Dawson
Miss Philippines Maxine Medina
Miss Puetro Rico Brenda Azaria
Miss Singapore Cheryl Chou
Miss South Africa Ntandoyenkosi Kunene
Miss Thailand Chalita Suansane
Miss Uruguay Magdalena Cohendet
Miss USA Deshauna Barber
Miss Vietnam Dang Thi Le Hang
See the full list on Cosmo.ph
This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph
With inputs from PEP.ph editors