Whoa! It's Nicki Minaj like you've NEVER seen her before!
We always thought you'd have to pry the rapper's signature wig and false eyelashes from her cold, dead hands, but Elle managed to do it while Nicki was still alive!
What a coup!
Her Minajesty covers the April issue for the mag sans her beloved pink lipstick and eyelash fringe, looking fresh and beautiful with beachy waves and her boobage directly at your eyeline.
And compared to her usual ostentatious makeup looks, it's almost like she's not wearing any at all!
But the makeunder left her reeling. She said:
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