A woman who is among thousands who have posted make-up free pictures of themselves online, says she "can't believe" the response and the money raised for cancer research.
Jo Edwards from Newton-le-Willows, joined the online trend after losing her husband to stomach cancer. She has pledged to help Manchester's Christie Hospital.
More top news
Heavy rain pushes eastwards across the region on Sunday evening followed by further outbreaks of rain on Sunday night. 60mph gusts possible
The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will cause strong winds for a time across the NW
Thousands are expected across the North West to welcome in the year of the Monkey.