You see Savannah Guthrie on TV every morning looking her absolute best for the cameras, so it’s actually hard to picture the star with no makeup! Does she ever just hang out bare-faced when she’s not on Today? The answer is yes!

Fans got a glimpse of Savannah looking au naturale for the first time when she welcomed her daughter, Vale, in 2014. “Honestly, it didn’t even cross my mind to have fixed-up hair and makeup,” she said after her followers couldn’t believe she didn’t get “glammed up” to give birth. “I figured everyone would be looking at little Vale, anyway. She is the star of the pictures, after all.”

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She appreciated the compliments, though! “Of course it made me feel good. But like any mother, the comments I love the most are those saying our little daughter is beautiful! Naturally, we agree,” she added.

One thing Savannah is passionate about is staying true to yourself, which she so clearly stated while accepting her Matrix Award last year. “I am a combo platter, of anxiety and calm, confidence and doubt, fear and courage, vulnerability and invincibility, fragileness and solid granite strength,” she said. “I am all of these things at once. What I believe, as a woman in this business, it’s good to be tough, but it’s even better to be you.”

Scroll through the gallery below to see photos of Savannah Guthrie without any makeup on!