Just like Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez and Tracee Ellis Ross, Salma Hayek is no stranger to a makeup-free selfie. The keen Instagrammer, 56, mixes up her aspirational content (think red-carpet looks and sensational swimsuit shots) with the odd candid snap to remind her followers that it’s not all glam squads and Gucci dresses.
The acclaimed actor posted a close-up crop of her bare-faced beauty on her feed on Tuesday. Bathed in natural sunlight, the picture highlights the fine lines of experiences etched on her forehead, and a light peppering of silver strands in her hair. “Me waking up and counting how many white hairs and wrinkles have crashed the party this morning,” she joked in the caption.
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It’s refreshing to see an A-lister like Hayek, who frequently gives us all skin envy with her gorgeous golden hour glow – directly addressing her visible signs of ageing in such a humorous way. In an internet world filled with tweakments and Photoshopped perfection, it’s empowering to see a woman embracing her natural beauty in her mid-fifties. More of this, please.
Originally published in Vogue.co.uk