Picture gallery of 'no make-up' selfies raising money for cancer charities

A new social media craze of women posting pictures of themselves without make-up to raise awareness of cancer has helped to raise more than £1million in just 48 hours for Cancer Research UK.

James Elliot, Head of Digital Engagement at Breast Cancer Campaign, said: “It’s great to see so many people getting involved and coming together to help raise money and awareness of cancer."

This image posted by Dean Bromley with his wife Amanda McDonald, who has breast cancer, has received over 20,000 likes on Facebook:

Celebrities have also got involved in #NoMakeUpSelfieforCharity on Twitter, including Coronation Street star Kim Marsh:

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Ok so no make up selfie for #cancerawareness posted one last night but it was a but dark so here we go! ? http://t.co/Xc2Cd9RdGk

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Former I'm A Celebrity contestant Amy Willerton also removed her make up to raise awareness:

Liberty X singer Michelle Heaton posted a picture to her 203 thousand fans on Twitter her image:

Ricky Gervais uploaded this image from his bath, which now has nearly two thousand retweets.

Bodybuilder and model Jodie Marsh donated to a charity after she uploaded her picture to Twitter:

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My #NoMakeUpForCancerAwareness selfie - this raises awareness but my donation actually makes a difference :-) x x x http://t.co/3zgfJ796BF

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Thousands of others have also uploaded their selfies:

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Did this on FB yesterday,it's raising so much money, keep nominating & donating to a fantastic cause #nomakeupselfie http://t.co/xyfxb6cEVJ

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Cancer Research UK asks those to go to this link to donate.

Macmillan Cancer Support also have a site where you can raise awareness and donate.

Breast Cancer Campaign is asking supporters to donate to the charity by texting CURE to 70660 to donate £3 per text

Prostate Cancer UK also have a website to get involved and raise awareness

Supporters of Clic Sargent can donate £3 by texting HELP to 70030