The photo which had Samira standing beside her husband, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and the President of Cote d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattarra, caused the stir for one simple reason.
Samira had no makeup and looked unusually different from the regular beauty Ghanaians have been used to.
Since the photo came up, there have been a lot of many discussions on social media over how makeup affects the beauty of women.
For lot of people, many of the Ghanaian women, celebrities especially, would not be as beautiful as they are considered if not for makeup.
Despite this notion, there are a good number of our female celebrities who are widely considered as very beautiful with or without makeup.
YEN.com.gh lists a few of them below:
1. Nana Ama McBrown:
Actress Nana Ama McBrown, on any given day, is a very beautiful woman. Throwing in the fact that she is over 40 years makes her beauty more impressive
And she does not only exude beauty in makeup but also without it as in the photo below.
2. Jackie Appiah:
Jackie Appiah is not only one of the best actresses in Ghana, she is one of the most beautiful.
These photos of Jackie without makeup say it all.
3. Yvonne Nelson:
Yvonne Nelson has always been considered as a very beautiful lady.
Her beauty is not just makeup based.
4. Kafui Danku:
The mother of one does not force herself to be beautiful but you cannot make an objective list of beautiful celebrities without including her.
Her no makeup photo below clearly attests to this.
5. Hamamat Montia:
The 2006 Miss Malaika winner is undoubtedly one of the naturally beautiful women without makeup you can ever find.
Moreover, she often cuts her hair but still looks so gorgeous.
6. Nana Aba Anamoah:
The Ghanaian female celebrity space is dominated by actresses. Nana Aba is one of the few non-acting people who are just as celebrated as the actress.
Obviously, she is a hardworking and brilliant journalist but the physical beauty she possesses has also gone a long way to win her some admiration.
7. Nadia Buari:
Nadia Buari's beauty, with or without makeup, will never contested by any objective person.
In fact, she is one of the few people you will find it very difficult whether she is wearing makeup or not.
8. Lydia Forson:
When it comes to no makeup photos, Lydia Forson surely ranks very high.
The photo below clearly shows her beauty even without makeup.
One of MzVee's most popular songs is called 'Natural Girl'.
An indeed she is not just a natural girl but a very beautiful one.
10. Joselyn Dumas:
Undoubtedly, Joselyn Dumas is one of the most beautiful and curvaceous ladies around.
And even before she got her current physique, her facial beauty was not in doubt.
12. Yvonne Okoro:
Just like her namesake, Okoro is also a beautiful woman.
Her beauty has stood the test of time.
12. Menaye Donkor:
As the winner of the 2004 edition of Miss Universe pageant, Menaye's beauty is unquestionable.
And she is not just beautiful because of makeup.
13. Salma Mumin:
Salma Mumin may not be as popular as many of the names mentioned here.
But she surely can challenge many of them when it comes to natural beauty.
What do you make of our list? Let us know in the comment box below.
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