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au naturel

1. Of a person, not wearing something, typically clothing or make-up. Note the French spelling of "natural" in this phrase. We can't go to a nude beach—I don't want to see complete strangers au naturel! Jane always looks like a different person without her make-up, totally au naturel.
2. Of food, prepared in a very simple way. Note the French spelling of "natural" in this phrase. I know you're on a diet right now, so I prepared this au naturel, with no salt or sauces.
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Face au succes rencontre par son concept de beaute au naturel, le createur de l'enseigne ouvrit son premier magasin en 1969.
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W hile most tinsel town divas do not appear in public without make- up, Kareena is often seen sporting an au naturel look.
Kate et son mari, deuxieme dans l'ordre de succession au trone, ont pu decouvrir lors d'une visite privee hier vendredi au matin, avant la presentation officielle, le tableau realise par Paul Emsley et montrant la jeune femme au naturel, portant des boucles d'oreilles et vetue d'une robe bleu petrole.
Amp up your au naturel look with rich browns and sandy neutrals that enhance (not overpower) your pretty complexion.
Laws regarding public nudity vary widely from city to city, state to state and country to country, but in general, governments have tended to protect people's right to go au naturel if they do it in a designated area or if it's done as part of a public protest.
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If asthma flares up every time you enter your house, maybe it's time to eliminate air fresheners and try letting your house go au naturel.
Describe your style: I would say windswept/ au naturel! When it comes to clothes - simple, classic and comfortable.
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Idiosyncrasies abound--there's a heroine who abuses her maid and a hero who, initially shocked by his inadvertent role in exploiting the poor, ultimately joins the scam--but Albers prefers not to doctor the story, going au naturel to "let the play have its way." "I don't think it's a matter of fixing the oddities in the play," says Albers.
USED TO BE, GOING "AU NATUREL" WAS A SUBJECT A BIT taboo, now it's a bit of a requirement.