When we think of celebrities, their flawless, seemingly unattainable glam is one of the first things that comes to mind. But, despite what our Instagram feed tells us, they don't wake up like that. Need proof? Search Instagram for #JamieMakeupBeforeAndAfter
, which LA-based makeup artist Jamie Greenberg began to change the narrative around celebrity beauty in the most hilarious way possible. "What started off as a real before and after story, quickly became a fun game," Greenberg, who works with Kaley Cuoco, Elisabeth Moss, Busy Phillips, and more, tells Brit + Co
. "I posted [photos of] many of my clients without makeup, and people loved seeing their true [appearance] with no interference."
Her followers responded enthusiastically, so Greenberg posted the side-by-sides more frequently, urging her celebrity clientele to have fun with their poses and facial expressions. "I challenge everyone to get silly with their before pictures," Greenberg says, reminding us us all that we need to stop taking ourselves so seriously and start remembering that makeup is fun.
Click through to learn about some of Greenberg's most double-tapped transformations. You might even get inspired to take a before-and-after of your own.