Katie Holmes Embraces the New Year With a Makeup-Free Selfie!

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New Year, fresh face! Katie Holmes took to Instagram to celebrate the start of the year on Wednesday, posting a makeup-free selfie.

“Happy January,” she captioned the shot.

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In the pic, Holmes is wearing a striped shirt with a pink cardigan and her brown locks are down and wavy.

Holmes has taken an upbeat approach to the New Year, also posting a pic of a neon sign that reads “Keep On Keepin’ On” earlier this week.

The actress has plenty to celebrate these days. In mid-December she turned 38, ringing in the birthday with her 10-year-old daughter, Suri Cruise.

Holmes posted several selfies with her daughter and even shared a shot of their bowling party. She also recently made her directorial debut on the film All We Had, dedicating the film to Suri.

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"It was my first film, and I want [Suri] to always know that she’s the inspiration behind everything," she told The New York Times."And so hopefully it means something as she gets older. Just to let her know how important she is."

For more from Holmes, watch the clip below!