Hilary Barry shares no-makeup selfie

Publish Date
Thursday, 8 June 2023, 2:13PM

Hilary Barry is a treasured NZ icon. We love how she is authentically herself in everything she does and that she doesn't let others tell her how to live her life. 

The Seven Sharp host took to Facebook to post a friendly reminder that she is ageing just like the rest of us.

"Just a reminder of what I normally look like after the tv makeup comes off. Wrinkles, laugh lines, blemishes, disappearing eyebrows, freckles and Murray the mole. Got no time for anti-ageing products because I’m PRO-ageing baby!" 

With over 900 comments in 6 hours, its clear that her message has resonated strongly.

One commenter said "Getting old is a gift not a given, let's embrace our wrinkles, grey hair etc" to which Hilary responded, "so well said Anna, yes yes yes!"


Earlier this year she hit back at critics who had scrutinised her for her shoulder-baring tops. 

The majority of the episode of Seven Sharp saw her co-host Jeremy Wells wearing a suit and tie, however, in the final two minutes of the show he changed things up and appeared in a patterned off-the-shoulder top that he appeared to have plucked from Hilary's wardrobe. 

We love you Hilary - you and Murray the mole! 

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