The Surprising Thing That Happened When 5 Women Skipped Makeup for a Week

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Whether you feel your best going full glam every morning or prefer to rock a more relaxed look, the daily lineup of products you choose becomes a part of you. In the spirit of feeling empowered by our natural beauty in the new year, five Brit + Co staffers who fall at different points along the beauty-dependency spectrum spent a week living their lives completely bare-faced and without their beloved beauty arsenals. Here's what they each had to say about their experience and what products they never want to leave behind again.

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Photography: Brittany Griffin

Styling: Cassidy Miller

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