As famous for her bombastic sense of style as for her hit pop songs, Lady Gaga rarely, if ever, makes an appearance without sunglasses, makeup, a hat or mask.
Being a rumored hermaphrodite may play some role in that.
But last night, fans finally got a glimpse of Lady Gaga's face au naturale - that is, sans sunglasses, elaborate masks, oversized hats and with no sign of makeup.
Well, a little makeup. For her. Relatively speaking, anyway.
Follow the jump to see the rarest of Lady Gaga pictures - one that reveals what the 23-year-old woman also known as Stefani Germanotta actually looks like ...
OMFG! Lady Gaga unmasked! Are you impressed? Disappointed?
The occasion for this shocking reveal from the singer, as reported in the UK's Daily Mail: a recent appearance on the German talk show Wetten Dass...?
There, she came on stage wearing a predictably head-turning outfit: over-the-knee boots and sculptural trousers that winged out at a 90-degree angle.
Yet the studio and TV audience saw something Gaga fans rarely do: an unconcealed face adorned only with smoky eyes and little conventional makeup.
What do you think? Should Lady G stick to the bizarre, off-the-wall fashion that makes her famous, or show off her natural looks more often than not?