Miss England Finalist Without Makeup

The 20-year-old Melisa Raouf made history in London. Raouf is the first contestant for Miss England to walk the runway without makeup.

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Melisa became the first contestant in the 94-year history of the beauty pageant to go makeup-free in order to promote natural beauty.

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Melisa, a political student, expressed her desire to inspire other women and young girls to embrace their inherent beauty.

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Melisa surprised the judges in the semi-finals round on Monday, August 22, with her bold step, and she is now fighting in the finals.

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She will forego the cosmetics once more on the last day of the competition as she competes for the prestigious Miss England crown.

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Melisa also won the "Bare Face" round of the beauty contest, which was added in 2019.

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The young woman said that making it to the finals was "quite a daunting experience."

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Melisa will compete with 40 other women on October 17 for the title of Miss England.

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