'No make-up selfies' raise £8 million for cancer charity

Cancer charities are reporting a spike in donations following the online campaign.
Cancer charities are reporting a spike in donations following the online campaign. Credit: ITV News

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The trend for women sharing pictures wearing no make-up and giving a donation to a cancer charity has now raised £8 million for Cancer Research UK.

The charity confirmed today that the the #nomakeupselfie trend has netted the impressive sum in just over a week.

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Other cancer charities have also benefited from extra donations due to the social media led campaign.

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'No make-up selfies' raise £8m for Cancer Research UK

The online craze of 'no make-up selfies' has helped to raise £8 million in donations to Cancer Research UK. Other cancer charities have also seen a spike in donations following the online campaign of women taking photos of themselves without make-up.