What the Victoria's Secret Angels look like without a lick of makeup

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesThe 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai, China.

The Victoria’s Secret Angels are an elite group of models chosen to strut their wings down the catwalk of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. They may be known for their impeccable style and makeup – but a look at their makeup-free selfies prove they’re just as gorgeous without the work of their glam squads.

While there’s no doubt that all of them are naturally stunning, we can’t exactly guarantee that these no-makeup photos don’t include a flattering filter or two – at least, that’s what we’re telling ourselves to keep our self-esteem levels in check.

Here’s what 14 Victoria’s Secret Angels look like without makeup.

Adriana Lima

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images and Adriana Lima/InstagramAdriana Lima looking fresh-faced on the beach.

Adriana Lima has been with Victoria’s Secret since 1999. She walked her last show in November, making her the longest-running Angel in the show’s history.

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Alessandra Ambrosio

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Alessandra Ambrosio/InstagramAlessandra Ambrosio looks flawless even in the gym.

The 2017 runway show was her last as a Victoria’s Secret Angel after walking in over 10 shows.

Jasmine Tookes

Lintao Zhang/Getty Images and Jasmine Tookes/InstagramJasmine Tookes shared a bedtime selfie with her followers.

Jasmine Tookes has developed a large social media following since becoming an Angel in 2015.

Elsa Hosk

Lintao Zhang/Getty Images and Elsa Hosk/InstagramElsa Hosk looking glamorous with or without makeup.

Elsa Hosk also became an Angel in 2015. She was chosen to wear this year’s Fantasy Bra.

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Josephine Skriver

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Josephine Skriver/InstagramJosephine Skriver looks lovely with braids.

Skriver first walked the runway back in 2013.

Lais Ribeiro

Theo Wargo/Getty Images and Lais Ribeiro/InstagramLais Ribeiro shared a post-gym selfie.

Lais Ribeiro was chosen to model the Fantasy Bra for the 2017 show.

Martha Hunt

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Martha Hunt/InstagramMartha Hunt posted a car-selfie to Instagram.

Martha Hunt got her start with the brand back in 2013.

Lily Aldridge

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images and Lily Aldridge/InstagramLily Aldridge is rocking the natural look.

Lily Aldridge has become one of the highest-paid models in the world since becoming an Angel in 2010.

Sara Sampaio

Sara Sampaio first walked the show in 2013 before becoming an Angel in 2015.

Behati Prinsloo

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images and Behati Prinsloo/InstagramBehati Prinsloo keeps it real on Instagram.

Behati Prinsloo has been an Angel since 2009, but had to skip the 2017 year’s show since she was expecting her second child with singer Adam Levine.

Taylor Hill

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images and Taylor Hill/InstagramTaylor Hill looks radiant in both photos.

The 22-year-old model started back in 2014.

Stella Maxwell

Lintao Zhang/Getty Images and Stella Maxwell/InstagramStella Maxwell gave her followers a peek of her pre-show look.

Stella Maxwell first became an Angel back in 2015.

Romee Strijd

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Romee Strijd/InstagramRomee Strijd looks like an Angel with or without makeup.

Romee Strijd made her first appearance on the Victoria’s Secret runway back in 2014.

Candice Swanepoel

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Candice Swanepoel/InstagramCandice Swanepoel shared this early morning selfie on Instagram.

Candice Swanepoel is another Victoria’s Secret Angel to make it onto the list of the highest-paid models in the world.

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