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TODAY anchors (and you) dare to bare on No Makeup Monday

In a world where everyone wants to look their best all the time, it is not easy to peel back the layers and take a good look at yourself au naturel. As part of our special series "Love Your Selfie,"  the TODAY anchors bared it all —without makeup — on Monday.

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Yes, you read that correctly. For a segment, Matt, Savannah, Natalie, Al, Tamron, Carson, Willie, Hoda and Kathie Lee appeared on nationwide high-def TV without makeup.

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Here are some of the anchors in the raw, so to speak.

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Savannah with and without makeup.
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Matt with and without makeup.
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Hoda with and without makeup.
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Natalie with and without makeup


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Willie with and without makeup.
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Kathie Lee with and without makeup.
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Carson Daly with and without makeup.
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Al with and without makeup.
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Tamron with and without makeup.

Being on camera without makeup wasn't easy for everyone. Savannah, Tamron, Hoda, Matt and Carson all admitted that they were a bit uncomfortable.

"TV is a little less forgiving than being outside in your normal life," Savannah Guthrie said on TODAY.

"I like to have lipstick on," Hoda revealed. "If I have nothing on but I have lipstick, I feel better."

The week-long special series, "Love Your Selfie," will examine the current obsession with body image and what we can do to feel more positive about ourselves. 

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We invite you to join the conversation. Share images of yourself without any makeup on on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #LoveYourSelfie, or by uploading images here.  

Here are some of our viewers' No Makeup Monday photos.

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No makeup, no hair, breast cancer can kick my BUTT...
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We are beautiful without makeup!
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38yrs no makeup on my way to the gym
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Natural
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#loveyourselfie
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#loveyourselfie celebrating my little boy, #nomakeupnofilter
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Elizabeth Marie Lorfing shares her no makeup face.
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No makeup
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I never use makeup


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