Salma Hayek Dazzles in a Makeup-Free Selfie

I have no words, just fire emojis.

Actress Salma Hayek attends a photocall for "Il Racconto Dei Racconti" ("Tale of Tales") during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2015 in Cannes, France
(Image credit: Getty/Pascal Le Segretain)

I have no doubt that Salma Hayek looks incredible at all times. Kindly proving my theory right once again, the superstar actress recently delighted her fans with an absolutely stunning makeup-free selfie.

Posting the photo on Instagram, Hayek captioned it, "#selfiesunday #nomakeup," which you can't say isn't a straight-to-the-point description.

The photo was evidently taken post-dip in the pool/ocean/unspecified body of water, since Hayek's long black hair is wet and she's wearing a deep blue bathing suit. She looks beautifully sun-kissed, her eyebrows are artfully brushed to the sides (I don't think it's intentional, but they just look really great), and her lips are slightly parted in a sultry expression.

Apart from that description, my only words are fire emojis, so you'll have to see for yourself:

This pic is just the latest in a long series of swimwear photos Hayek has shared with the world. In 2021, she told Entertainment Tonight that posting these pics was "liberating" for her.

"I had to lose a lot of weight and exercise to get into the bikini towards the end of last year," she said. "I'm glad I took a lot of pictures, I have no shame on it, because it was the first week of the vacation."

Hayek then went on to explain that she's partial to a little #latergram action.

"I saved my pictures; I'm not in the same condition today, and I'm spreading the love out like every two weeks," she continued. "I'm going to put up another one. I’m almost running out of them, but I don't know if you have that feeling, like, 2021!

"People are sick of it, but I'm going to let them take a break. They're going to think I'm wearing a bikini every day. No, they're all from the same location."

Iris Goldsztajn
Morning Editor

Iris Goldsztajn is a London-based journalist, editor and author. She is the morning editor at Marie Claire, and her work has appeared in the likes of British Vogue, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29 and SELF. Iris writes about everything from celebrity news and relationship advice to the pitfalls of diet culture and the joys of exercise. She has many opinions on Harry Styles, and can typically be found eating her body weight in cheap chocolate.