Tyra Banks shows off her naked face

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Former supermodel Tyra Banks posted a makeup-free image

She said fans deserve to see the real her

CNN  — 

On Wednesday, Tyra Banks got naked.

The supermodel-turned-media mogul posted an unretouched photo of herself completely makeup-free on her Instagram account.

Banks, whose show “America’s Next Top Model” specializes in makeovers, gave herself a serious makeunder. The photo shows her from the shoulders up, with hair pulled back and a clean face.

“You know how people say #nofilter but you know there’s a freakin’ filter on their pic,” Banks wrote. “Or maybe there’s a smidge of retouching going on but they’re lying and saying it’s all raw & real? Well, this morn, I decided to give you a taste of the really real me.”

Banks, 41, is known for her beauty. The former Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover girl has a makeup line called TYRA Beauty.

Social media greeted her pic with both applause and mockery.