"Sometimes I wish Gretchen would just eat her own makeup so she could become pretty on the inside."
We don't know if you've noticed, but the women on The Real Housewives, from Orange County to New York City, like to wear makeup. A lot of it. Which is why it can sometimes be so shocking to see them without a stitch of eyeliner, lipstick or mascara on. Almost like a dog walking on its hind legs. Or, you know, a Real Housewife walking without six-inch heels on.
Even though their fights can sometimes get pretty ugly, Bravo's leading ladies look pretty darn beautiful when the false eyelashes and concealer comes off. And we have the proof!
Click through our gallery below to find out what 17 of the Real Housewives' most infamous ladies look like without makeup on...
CLICK: Real Housewives stars in and out of makeup!