There are dozens of beauty apps out there that you can use to make your selfies more polished than you look in real life. If you want to smoothen your skin, darken your eyelashes, or add cat ears (no judgment), technology has you covered. But in “features that we’re pretty sure literally nobody asked for,” here is a photo editing app that does just the opposite by removing makeup from photos for a more natural look.

MakeApp actually has a number of functions that it can perform on photos or videos, using a neural network to imagine what a person’s facial features look like with more or less makeup. It’s the no-makeup feature, though, that has had the most controversial results. Here's what happens when it's tested out on famous people.

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

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Night Owl
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1 year ago

Still beautiful

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Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke

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Francis
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1 year ago

still beautiful!

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#3

Angelina Jolie

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Faizal Jam
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1 year ago

still look beauty

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It’s probably fair to guess that most people aren’t using this feature on themselves. Commenters were quick to point out its sinister uses, saying that it encourages viewing makeup as deception and would most likely be used to jeer at the supposed shortcomings of women’s un-made-up faces. Some called it “a plot to make men think all women are ugly” and criticized its ability to “strip women of their makeup without their consent.”

#4

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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Grace Marraffa
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1 year ago

Very little difference

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#5

Rita Ora

Rita Ora

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Kimaya L
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1 year ago

She doesn't really look that different in this picture

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#6

Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid

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Starbelly Eleven
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1 year ago

Thought it was Liv Tyler when the makeup came off!

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Others pointed out that the makeup app actually exaggerates one’s appearance without makeup. Many of the popular celebrities whose doctored photos were used as examples have appeared without makeup in reality looking considerably different. Women who tried out the app on themselves found that it took deepening lines and blemishes so far that it added some that weren’t there in the first place. To prove the point, one journalist put her bare face through the photo filter repeatedly until the app had made her look like a decaying zombie.

#7

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner

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Skylaranne Mancuso
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1 year ago

she looks the same

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#8

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr

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Krishna Vishwas
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1 year ago

Still pretty

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#9

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

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Valerie Houghton
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1 year ago

Just an everyday wholesome face. Nice.

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To sum it up, the neural network has its flaws and we can’t take it as a definitive picture of regular people or celebrities without makeup. But even if you needed help visualizing that celebrities have dark circles and uneven complexion under the layer of contour they’re wearing to brightly lit promo events, that’s nothing shocking—if you think showing someone with normal features like those is some kind of sick burn, you might need to go outside more.

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Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron

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Merilyn Horton
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1 year ago

She just looks paler

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#11

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman

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Frankenfrog
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1 year ago

Please try to get over her having botox or whatever she had done. It's her face to do with whatever the fuck she likes. And she looks beautiful regardless

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Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

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Jo Choto
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1 year ago

I'm pretty sure she doesn't look that tired and haggard in real life!

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#13

Katy Perry

Katy Perry

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Kjorn
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1 year ago

without makeup she makes me think at Anna Faris in Scary Movie

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#14

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

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Martti Laurson
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1 year ago

All the eyelashes gone with the app

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#15

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

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Kjorn
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1 year ago

with or without makeup she's not pretty

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#16

Adele

Adele

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Night Owl
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1 year ago

Apparently a little too challenging for the app

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#17

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

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Pungent Sauce
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1 year ago

A little too challenging for the app perhaps?

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#18

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

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Martti Laurson
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1 year ago

Is Britney really 55 already? I thought she was younger

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#19

Rachel Mcadams

Rachel Mcadams

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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1 year ago

Why does everybody get dark circles?

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Melania Trump

Melania Trump

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Christoph Lindemann
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1 year ago

Wow ... with yellow – yes, I mean yellow – hair she would look like her husband. The hairstyle is pretty similar.

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#21

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Becky Moore
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1 year ago

Is that Harvey Weinstein behind her? No wonder she looks scared!

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#22

Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid

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Pinky TutuTwo
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1 year ago

“GoldFINGahhhhhhhhhh...”

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#23

Chloë Grace Moretz

Chloë Grace Moretz

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Restless
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1 year ago

The app makes them look dead

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#24

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

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Bean59
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1 year ago

no way. She is definetely way prettier than that, this makes her look like a sleep deprived lizard.

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#25

Ana Kasparian

Ana Kasparian

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Poppy Petal
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1 year ago

Who?

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#26

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Pinky TutuTwo
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1 year ago

Did a cartoon cigar explode in her face? Gimme a break.

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#27

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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DeviLish
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1 year ago

Why the hell did Charles Manson came to my mind oO

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#28

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

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Matthew Smith
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1 year ago

need another bucket!

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#29

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

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Lori Ann
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1 year ago

Interesting that every other picture was a flattering picture of the woman. I mean, surely there must be at least ONE photo where she's not making a silly face. Cheap shot, Bored Panda. Surely you can do better.

Mewton’s Third Paw
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1 year ago

Bored Panda didn’t make these, you know?

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Sue Prewitt
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1 year ago

Obviously a Hillary hater

Danielle Arnold
Community Member
1 year ago

Go Hillary? Lmao not only is she truly unattractive but shes corrupt. Shes unattractive making a face or not or with/without makeup. Just cuz your a liberal doesnt mean you have to find her attractive.

Nadine Francis
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1 year ago

Biased Bored Panda!

Ed Souza
Community Member
1 year ago

I was expecting the app to show her true reptilian form.

Valerie Houghton
Community Member
1 year ago

Seriously, that was the only picture you could find, geez!

Bean59
Community Member
1 year ago

bahahahahaha

TheDragonPSA
Community Member
1 year ago

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!

Naomi
Community Member
1 year ago

Why this face?

AnnSmithJones
Community Member
1 year ago

It's the only one she has?

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Joy Palmerton
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1 year ago

She looks like Granny on the Beverly Hillbilly’s... Sorry Irene Ryan...

Stephen Morgan Sr.
Community Member
1 year ago

She looks like she smells like urine and boiled cabbage in both pictures. (she is a dead ringer for George Soros).

Lizjean810
Community Member
1 year ago

The Real Hilllary!

Charlee Morris
Community Member
1 year ago

oh ma sweet lord

Rachel Cervoni
Community Member
1 year ago

Aaaahh

Ray Fraser
Community Member
1 year ago

Total Recall

Smithereens
Community Member
1 year ago

She is a scary twit of a human

Maggie Martinez
Community Member
1 year ago

Bury the troll bitch yuk!

Robert
Community Member
1 year ago

She realized she just lost the election donald trump won

Eileen Schwab
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh stop it for chrissake

EeveeCatStudios YT
Community Member
1 year ago

Me in these photos.

Naomi Baker
Community Member
1 year ago

what the f***

Michelle Hauck
Community Member
1 year ago

Seems about right

Nataleigh Gulley
Community Member
1 year ago

like dude did she REALLY even wear makeup

Sandra Porras
Community Member
1 year ago

wrinkles do not lie

Viv Hart
Community Member
1 year ago

She has very little makeup on, in the first place!

Thomas. C
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1 year ago

she tall this on donald trump download-2...ce68ce.jpg download-20-5e14039ce68ce.jpg

Iván Galarraga
Community Member
1 year ago

And still Jeffrey Epstein Didn't Kill Himself

Tayven Trent
Community Member
1 year ago

im in love with her

AnnSmithJones
Community Member
1 year ago

She's hideous, truly. She's a vile human being, nevermind her face. But the no makeup shot isn't that far off. I've had the unfortunate pleasure of having spent 4 years looking at her face close up (as well as being the target of her verbal assaults, witnessing her violent tantrums, entitled behavior, and deception, which makes her even uglier in my eyes.

Aidyn06
Community Member
1 year ago

Trump supporter I suppose? Enjoy your cheeto of a president.

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Jim Ellington
Community Member
1 year ago

This one may be accurate.

Peter Lavoro
Community Member
1 year ago

I agree, cheap shot.

Astrid Lee
Community Member
1 year ago

Give me a break. Why didn’t you select a normal pose of her like you did of everyone else? I didn’t know this was a republican site.

Erin Crane
Community Member
1 year ago

Bored Panda is not a republican site, because it's a Lithuanian site. I know it must be so difficult to remember this, but there are other countries outside of the United States. The entire world doesn't consist of and revolve around Democrat and Republican Americans. Nice try, though!

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John Laurens/Gay Turtle
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1 year ago

Oh god I'm scared for my life now

Podunkus
Community Member
1 year ago

You know, some of us have to get some sleep tonight. Thanks for nothing, BP.

Ashley Wright
Community Member
1 year ago

Actually, Hildebeast looks a lot worse than this filter provides. Much worse.

Jamie Gilmer
Community Member
1 year ago

Lori Ann I agree.

Jace
Community Member
1 year ago

Poor photo choice. Poor results. Terrible example.

Iris
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1 year ago

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So....was that the best picture they could find of her ??! Funny though 😄😄😄

Kjorn
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1 year ago

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looks like Trump! :-)

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Kim Kardashian

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Restless
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1 year ago

Scary with, scary without

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