Written by OK Staff, December 9, 2016

Uma Thurman had some very wise words to share at the unveiling of the 2017 Pirelli calendar in Paris on November 29, which featured the 46-year-old and other stars, including Nicole Kidman, Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet, in all their untouched, make-up free glory.

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 29: Actress Uma Thurman attends the 'Pirelli calendar 2017 by Peter Lindberg' launch at Hotel Salomon de Rothschild on November 29, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

‘My mother used to say, “Beauty is what beauty does. Accepting yourself as you are is probably the first step,”’ the actress reveals. However, Uma was looking far from her usual self on the red carpet, sporting a cropped chocolate bob and a much more taut complexion than we’ve seen in a while!