The ladies of The Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) are rarely seen without a face beat for the gods, often shown wearing makeup during gym sessions and even in bed. Still, no matter how much we all love a flawless face, there’s nothing wrong with letting your skin breathe from time to time!

Check out the ladies of RHOA in their most natural states below.


Porsha Williams

Williams shared this fresh-faced photo soon after Alicia Keys began the “no makeup” movement almost two years ago.

NeNe Leakes 

Leakes shared photos from behind the scenes of her PEOPLE photo shoot, pre-glam squad.

Kandi Burruss 

The former Xscape member shared this photo shortly after the birth of son, Ace.

Kenya Moore 

Moore often goes without heavy makeup, landing in PEOPLE’s Beautiful issue wearing nothing but lashes.

Sheree Whitfield 

Whitfield’s #BeatlessBeauty post is gorgeous, even though we know mascara when we see it!

Cynthia Bailey 

Those model good looks have stood the test of time for the stunning Ms. Bailey.