The 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai, China.

The Victoria's Secret Angels are an elite group of models chosen to strut their wings down the catwalk of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. They may be known for their impeccable style and makeup - but a look at their makeup-free selfies prove they're just as gorgeous without the work of their glam squads.

    While there's no doubt that all of them are naturally stunning, we can't exactly guarantee that these no-makeup photos don't include a flattering filter or two - at least, that's what we're telling ourselves to keep our self-esteem levels in check.

    Here's what 14 Victoria's Secret Angels look like without makeup.

    Candice Swanepoel

    South African Candice Swanepoel is one of the another Victoria's Secret Angels to make it onto the list of the highest-paid models in the world.

    Adriana Lima

    Adriana Lima has been with Victoria's Secret since 1999. She walked her last show in November, making her the longest-running Angel in the show's history.

    Read more: Adriana Lima just walked in her last Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Here's a look back at her most memorable runway looks.

    Alessandra Ambrosio

    The 2017 runway show was her last as a Victoria's Secret Angel after walking in over 10 shows.

    Jasmine Tookes

    Jasmine Tookes has developed a large social media following since becoming an Angel in 2015.

    Elsa Hosk

    Elsa Hosk also became an Angel in 2015. She was chosen to wear this year's Fantasy Bra.

    Read more: Here's how the Victoria's Secret Fantasy Bra has changed through the years

    Josephine Skriver

    Skriver first walked the runway back in 2013.

    Lais Ribeiro

    Lais Ribeiro was chosen to model the Fantasy Bra for the 2017 show.

    Martha Hunt

    Martha Hunt got her start with the brand back in 2013.

    Lily Aldridge

    Lily Aldridge has become one of the highest-paid models in the world since becoming an Angel in 2010.

    Sara Sampaio

    Sara Sampaio first walked the show in 2013 before becoming an Angel in 2015.

    Behati Prinsloo

    Behati Prinsloo has been an Angel since 2009, but had to skip the 2017 year's show since she was expecting her second child with singer Adam Levine.

    Taylor Hill

    The 22-year-old model started back in 2014.

    Stella Maxwell

    Stella Maxwell first became an Angel back in 2015.

    Romee Strijd

    Romee Strijd made her first appearance on the Victoria's Secret runway back in 2014.

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