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Be true to yourselves: Colbie Caillat tells women they are more than makeup

Singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat enjoys going out without makeup on and now her latest music video proves it.
Sarah Sanders Petersen, Deseret News Modified: July 11, 2014 at 3:38 pm •  Published: July 11, 2014

Singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat enjoys going without makeup, and her latest music video, "Try," proves it.

In an effort to remind women to be true to themselves, Caillat features herself without makeup in the video while focusing on the importance of not succumbing to the ideals others place on you.

Caillat first released a lyric video for "Try" on June 10, which included a cameo from singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles. Then, on July 8, Caillat released the official music video.

In the music video, nine women are shown with their hair and makeup done. Then each woman begins to remove the makeup from her face.

This idea for the video came to Caillat after she met with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, a song writer and record producer.

"I told him that before coming to the studio I wanted to look pretty, so I had my nails done, I made sure I had the best outfit on, I had my hair and makeup artist come over and make me look all polished," Caillat told Elle magazine.

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