The 21-year-old actress was one of the six international celebrities who took part in skincare brand SK-II's newest #BareSkinProject. Moretz was challenged by the brand to be photographed with no makeup, filters or retouching while only using the brand's Facial Treatment Essence (or "Miracle Water" as many fans call it) -- and the results were nothing short of inspiring, empowering and stunning.
"It’s an opportunity I’ve never been given -- I’ve been bare skin in daily life and even some movie roles, but never in a campaign," Moretz said of her new SK-II partnership in an exclusive interview with AOL Lifestyle. "That opportunity to be transparent with my fanbase and consumers is exciting and so in-line with the progression of what I want to be as a woman and as an artist."
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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz attends 'The First Monday In May' World Premiere during Opening Night of 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at John Zuccotti Theater at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on April 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 14: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actress Chloe Grace Moretz poses for a portrait during the Juror Welcome Lunch at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival on April 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 20: Chloe Moretz is seen at LAX on April 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 25: Chloe Moretz seen leaving the BBC Radio 1 Studios, Portland Place on April 25, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Huckle/GC Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Chloe Grace Moretz attends Delta Air Lines 2016 GRAMMY Celebration at NeueHouse Los Angeles on February 12, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: Chloe Grace Moretz attends The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre LA Live on January 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The People's Choice Awards)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz accepts Next Generation Star onstage during the PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/PMA2014/Getty Images for dcp)
Chloe Grace Moretz poses on the red carpet for the 87th Oscars on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz makes phone calls at a campaign office for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on February 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clinton is challenging Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination ahead of Nevada's February 20th Democratic caucus. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Chloe Grace Moretz Arrives At The Premiere Of Let Me In At The Vue Cinema In London. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 15: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz speaks onstage at Spike TV's 'SCREAM 2011' awards held at the Universal Studios Backlot on October 15, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
Chloe Grace Moretz at the 'Hugo' Press Conference at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on November 20, 2011 in New York City.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz, winner Favorite Movie Star Under 25, speaks onstage at the 2012 People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 14: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on April 14, 2013 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
TOKYO, JAPAN - OCTOBER 23: Chloe Grace Moretz attends the 'Carrie' Stage Greeting at Shinjuku Piccadilly on October 23, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 23: Chloe Grace Moretz attends the 'Clouds Of Sils Maria' photocall at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2014 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz attends a game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Detroit Red Wings at STAPLES Center on February 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Chloe Grace Moretz attends Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 arrivals at Madison Square Garden on December 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 11: Chloe Grace Moretz attends the Louis Vuitton show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016 on March 11, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz attend the Coach presentation during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 9: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the premiere of Dreamworks Pictures' 'Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story' at the Mann Village Theater on October 9, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JULY 19: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'G-FORCE' at the El Capitan Theatre on July 19, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Chloe Grace Moretz during 'Charlotte's Web' Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals at ArcLight Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
WESTWOOD, CA - JUNE 20: Chloe Grace Moretz attends the 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival's Poker House Screening on June 20, 2008 at Mann Festival Theater in Westwood, California. (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 13: Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the 'Kick-Ass' Los Angeles Premiere at The Cinerama Dome on April 13, 2010 in Hollywood, California (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
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And while Moretz has spent years in the spotlight (she began her acting career at only 7 years old), she hasn't let the criticism of the media or internet trolls faze her. In fact, I could instantly tell that Moretz exuded a self-confidence that most 21-year-olds don't have as soon as she introduced herself to me. The well-spoken actress is truly wise beyond her years. But according to the blonde beauty, her seemingly inherent self-confidence doesn't come naturally.
"It is something that you have to work for. Sadly, it’s not completely inherent in this day and age ... we have to educate ourselves on what makes us happy or what makes us tick," said Moretz.
She continued: "It's also so important to take care of yourself. For me, skincare is a major way to give time to myself."
But what does Moretz's beauty routine look like? Surprisingly, it's "really, really simple."
The actress revealed that she washes her face twice a day with only olive oil or honey. The only product she's recently integrated into her skincare routine is SK-II's Facial Treatment Essence, which she said is so "instinctual" for her given the product's simplicity.
"All you have to do is put some in your hand and dab it into your face and that’s it!" said Moretz.
Given her jet-setting lifestyle, the last thing the actress wanted was to be stuck hunched over a sink for an hour every day putting treatments on her face.
It's safe to say that Moretz, whose beauty icons include Lauren McCall and Alicia Keys, is starting a revolution of her own with her #BareSkinProject. The actress unveiled her untouched photograph to her 14 million followers, and it has garnered nearly one million likes in just 12 hours.
"And here it is!!! #NoMakeup, just bare skin prepped with my new favorite #MiracleWater from @skii #BareSkinProject absolutely no skin retouching!!!" Moretz captioned the snapshot.
As part of the campaign, the actress also took part in a short film that goes behind-the-scenes of the #BareSkinProject. The most touching moment? When Chloe saw her unfiltered photograph for the first time. You can watch the sweet moment here:
For Moretz, her latest partnership is just one of the many exciting things she's working on. The star is releasing three movies by the end of 2018 (!!!), including "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival. For more on Moretz, watch the video above!