Laverne Cox Goes Sans Makeup

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Laverne Cox

And she looks awesome.

It’s obvious from her cat-eyed and red-lipped crimson-carpet appearances that Laverne Cox loves glamorous makeup. But the Orange is the New Black star switched things up this week with a beautiful no-makeup Instagram selfie in which she wears a daring black top.


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"Finally a few days to relax. I feel so privileged to be able to do work that I love and very privileged to be able to take time off occasionally. I take none of it lightly. Always good to have days with no makeup to let my skin [breathe]," she captioned the shot. Her hashtags? #washfacenobase and #TransIsBeautiful.

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Indeed, while she enjoyed a day of the au naturel look, Cox has told InStyle in the past that she is obsessed with contouring, adding that her makeup artist, Deja Davenport, pushes her to try new techniques. The Netflix beauty — who appears on season three of OITNB, which debuts June 12 — also swears by washing her face with baby shampoo, and gets inspiration from Beyonce for her beauty looks. Don’t we all.

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