Salma Hayek Embraces Her Natural Beauty In A Make-Up Free Swimsuit Photo

By Britta DeVore | 4 months ago

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In a recent #selfiesunday post on a very sunny day, actress Salma Hayek took to Instagram to share an up close photo without makeup on. Looking flawless as always, the actress donned a blue bathing suit with wet hair to strike a pose in her natural state. Makeup or not, Hayek’s beauty knows no bounds. Fans and friends flocked to her comments section, pouring out their adoration for the iconic actress saying things like “Amazingly beautiful” and “Natural Beauty!!”

A fan favorite celebrity, Salma Hayek has had a long career in acting and producing both Mexican and American projects. The star, who doesn’t look a day over 30, got her start in the late 1980s with a featured role in the Mexican telenovela, Teresa. Soon earning a name as a talented actress, Hayek quickly moved onto Hollywood, landing roles in films such as Desperado, Wild Wild West, and Dogma.

Salma Hayek soon made history when she became the first Mexican actress to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2003 for her portrayal of legendary painter and feminist, Frida Kahlo. Along with starring in Frida, which centered around Kahlo’s personal and professional life, Hayek also served the feature as a producer. Through this work, she would go on to earn more nominations including a Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and British Academy Film Award. 

Never taking a break, Hayek continued to blow audiences away with her action performances in films including Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Bandidas. Outside of the action and drama world, Salma Hayek has also proved a force to be reckoned with in the comedy genre appearing in films including the Grown Ups franchise and The Hitman’s Bodyguard. She also dipped into animation, lending her voice to characters in Puss in Boots, The Pirates!, and Sausage Party.

Most recently in 2021, Salma Hayek held a role in the critically acclaimed House of Gucci. The drama boasted a long lineup of all star celebrity talent which included Adam Driver, Lady Gaga, and Jared Leto and was much loved by fans and critics alike. Along with the crime driven drama, Hayek also took her first plunge into the world of superheroes during 2021. Stepping into the role of Ajak, Hayek made her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Eternals which became her top grossing action feature.

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Salma Hayek in Eternals (2021)

At home on television screens, Salma Hayek has nabbed guest starring roles in series such as NBC’s comedy classic, 30 Rock, and ABC’s Ugly Betty. Due to her work in the latter, the actress snagged two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Comfortable in every genre, from drama to action to comedy and even animated, it seems there is nothing the expert actress can’t do.

As made obvious by her bare selfie, Salma Hayek is a gorgeous talent with no shame in facing the camera without makeup. Her Instagram shot is a message for fans and followers everywhere to be their truest selves and embrace their natural beauty. A confident and successful woman, Hayek is a wonderful example of discovering your own self love.