Julianne Hough Loves Going Makeup-Free

02/09/2011 at 10:00 AM ET

Julianne Hough No Makeup Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

Back-to-blonde beauty Julianne Hough made a name for herself tearing up the Dancing with the Stars dancefloor in high-drama looks, but when the two-time winner is off duty she’s happy to leave the stage makeup behind. “I used to compete in that world where it’s like heavy, heavy, heavy makeup that doesn’t even look blended in it’s just so thick and so tan–that’s the way I grew up,” the Proactiv face told PEOPLE at an event for the brand in New York last week. “As I’ve gotten older, I’ve actually worn less makeup. I’ve been trying to be a lot less va-va-voom.” And feeling comfortable in her skin, she’s found, is a reflection of how she feels inside. “When I feel my best I’ll wear no makeup whatsoever and feel fantastic,” she says. Julianne is bringing her fresh-faced philosophy to the big screen in her upcoming acting role. “You’ll see in Footloose, I don’t have any makeup on basically,” she says. “I have [on] mascara–just a little bit–and concealer, and this little bit of creamy highlighter on my cheeks, and that’s it!” – Hana Choi; reporting by Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester
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Kelly on

she is still VERY young..she can get away with no makeup!! Beautiful girl.

chelsea on

Someone as gorgeous as she is definitely does not need to wear make up. She is a natural beauty.

Sandy on

She’s gorgeous and young, so she can get away with it. Enjoy while you can!

Liz on

“You’ll see in Footloose, I don’t have any makeup on basically,” she says. “I have [on] mascara–just a little bit–and concealer, and this little bit of creamy highlighter on my cheeks.

THAT’S STILL MAKEUP. NO MAKEUP MEANS “NONE”.

Lauren on

Ok…is it just me or isn’t mascara, concealer AND creamy highlighter makeup?! Why would she say she doesn’t have any makeup on?

marcy on

Liz—Lauren…..read the article AGAIN. After she say’s she work no make-up she says “basically”. So she did not say she had NO make-up on! She covered herself with the word basically! Don’t be haters!! Love Julianne!!! And she is beautiful!

Natalie on

I highly doubt Julianne Hough goes out in public with “no makeup.” I’ll bet she will at least have on mascara, her brows filled in, and some foundation on. Pretty girl though–but lets just keep it real!

marcy on

Correction…….meant to say “wore” and not work. Don’t need anyone bashing me for that!!!

heh on

Maybe she means foundation. Have you seen some of the makeup ballroom dancers wear? It’s almost as much as those kids on Toddlers & Tiaras.

trsquare on

She’s gorgeous enough to not need any make-up. It’s not something I can do with a face that could be smooshed into a bowl of dough to make gorilla cookies.

Dean on

She is a very beautiful, natural woman, however, how about this…an article about her not wearning make up should contain a photo where she isn’t wearing make up…novel idea i know.

kate on

actually wearing a mineral foundation is protective for the delicate facial skin that is being bombarded every time we walk outside with harsh environmental toxins

anonymous on

She is still wearing makeup when she says she not. That is still considered make up

Addilico on

I don’t know about anyone else but I will sleep much better tonight knowing this information. hehehe.

anonymous on

shes gorgeous and YOUNG, lets see her at 40 she will be wearing makeup lol, go Julianne love you as a blond

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Katherine on

Eh, she looks old for her age. I doubt she wears no makeup everyday. Since when is mascara and concealer “basically” no makeup? Those two products can work wonders.

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