Pamela Anderson Reveals How Having Self-Acceptance Inspired Her Makeup-Free Movement

Pamela Anderson shared insight into her beauty philosophy and why she's sticking to a fresh-faced look beyond Paris Fashion Week, saying, "I'm dressing for me now, not for everybody else."

By Alyssa Morin Oct 03, 2023 6:51 PMTags
Watch: Celebs Love Pamela Anderson's Makeup-Free PFW Look

Pamela Anderson is once again setting a new beauty trend.

The Baywatch alum, whose '90s glam became legendary all on its own, has been rocking a stripped-down look as of late. In fact, Pamela stuck to the basics throughout Paris Fashion Week, opting for a makeup-free style at several major shows.

And if you're wondering what inspired the former Playboy model new beauty era? Put simply, she's not getting ready for anyone but herself.

"It's all about self-acceptance," Pamela told i-D magazine while attending Victoria Beckham's runway on Sept. 29. "This is the chapter of my life I'm trying to embrace now. Since I really walk out the door as me, I feel relief—a weight off my shoulders."

As she put it, "I'm dressing for me now, not for everybody else."

But in those moments when she needs a pep talk, Pamela shared her confidence-boosting mantra.

"You just have to understand that you're good enough and that you are beautiful," she noted. "I like to say the word, 'life-ing' instead of aging. Chasing youth is just futile."

Pamela Anderson Through the Years

The 56-year-old echoed similar sentiments on Instagram, writing on Sept. 30, "There is beauty in self acceptance, imperfection and love."

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And Pamela's makeup-free style hasn't been done in vain. If anything, the Barb Wire actress is being applauded for redefining beauty standards.

"THE NATURAL BEAUTY REVOLUTION HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN!" Jamie Lee Curtis shared in an Oct. 1 Instagram post. "@pamelaanderson in the middle of fashion week with so many pressures and postures, and this woman showed up and claimed her seat at the table with nothing on her face."

The Halloween star, 64, continued, "I am so impressed and floored by this act of courage and rebellion."

And many chimed in with their own show of support, including Selma Blair who wrote in Jamie's comment section, "Love this. Beautiful self assuredness."

Chelsea Handler also noted, "That's pretty iconic," while Alyssa Milano added, "So gorgeous."

Of course, Pamela isn't the only star to make waves during Paris Fashion Week. Keep scrolling to see all of the fierce beauty and style moments from your fave celebs.

Gigi Hadid

At the Miu Miu show.

Kris Jenner

At the Valentino show.

Mia Goth

At the Miu Miu show.

Camila Morrone

At the Chanel show.

Penelope Cruz

At the Chanel show.

Emilia Clarke

At the Chanel show.

Andrew Garfield

At the Valentino show.

Brie Larson

At the Chanel show.

Simone Ashley

At the Valentino show.

Penn Badgley

At the Valentino show.

Maude Apatow

At the Valentino show.

Florence Pugh

At the Valentino show.

Adriana Lima

At the Miu Miu show.

Alix Earle

At the Miu Miu show.

Paris Hilton

At the Mugler show.

Cate Blanchett

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Ana de Armas

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Pharrell Williams

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Gemma Chan

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Jaden Smith

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Regina King

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Jennifer Connelly

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Shay Mitchell

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Ariana Greenblatt

At Louis Vuitton's show.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

At Mert Alas And Seventy One Gin's secret party.

Michelle Yeoh

At Shiatzy Chen's show.

Christina Hendricks

At Vivienne Westwood's show.


At Louis Vuitton's fashion show.

Pamela Anderson

At Isabel Marant's show.

Paris Hilton & Nicky Hilton Rothschild

At Valentino's fashion show.

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