Natalie Portman shows off her makeup-free face as she joins a female pal for a stroll in LA


She wowed her fans in recent days with photos of her muscular physique from her upcoming film Thor: Love And Thunder.

But Natalie Portman looked low key early on Saturday when she was spotted taking a stroll in Los Angeles’ Los Feliz neighborhood with a female friend.

The 40-year-old Oscar winner took it easy with a natural makeup-free visage while rocking a sporty, casual look. 

Clear skin: Natalie Portman, 40, looked low key early on Saturday when she was spotted taking a stroll in Los Angeles’ Los Feliz neighborhood with a female friend while going makeup-free

Natalie wore a black Young Women’s Freedom Center hoodie, which she paired with a tiny set of gray shorts that highlighted her toned legs.

The 5ft3in Israeli-born beauty stayed on the sporty theme with a set of gray, red and blue Nike trainers. 

She opted to skip the makeup, and her clear skin was framed by her brunette tresses, which she wore down and parted in the middle.

Her friend matched her with a navy blue hoodie and bright yellow track pants. 

No fuss: Natalie wore a black hoodie paired with a tiny set of gray shorts that highlighted her toned legs. She had on gray, red and blue Nikes, and she wore her brunette hair straight

No fuss: Natalie wore a black hoodie paired with a tiny set of gray shorts that highlighted her toned legs. She had on gray, red and blue Nikes, and she wore her brunette hair straight

Natalie’s outing comes ahead of her return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Thor franchise.

On Wednesday, she took to social media to remind star Chris Hemsworth that he’s not the only Thor.

The Star Wars actress shared her own poster on Instagram for Thor: Love And Thunder showing her in armor wielding Mjölnir, the hammer of the God of Thunder.

‘And you thought you were the one and only… @chrishemsworth,’ Natalie wrote in the caption for her roughly 7.6 million followers along with an upside down smiley face emoji.

Hammer holder: Natalie took to social media on Wednesday to remind Chris Hemsworth that he's not the only Thor with a new poster for Thor: Love And Thunder

Hammer holder: Natalie took to social media on Wednesday to remind Chris Hemsworth that he’s not the only Thor with a new poster for Thor: Love And Thunder

The Oscar-winning actress will reprise her role as Jane Foster in the upcoming Marvel Studio sequel along with Chris, 38, returning as Thor for director and co-writer Taika Waititi, 46.

Natalie also will portray the Mighty Thor in the film.

‘The two and twonely…,’ director Taika wrote in the comments of her Instagram post.

Natalie was shorn in full Mighty Thor armor for the first time at the end of the Thor: Love And Thunder trailer that was released on Monday along with a poster of Chris as Thor.

Mighty role: 'And you thought you were the one and only... @chrishemsworth,' Natalie, shown last month in Los Angeles, wrote in the caption for her roughly 7.6 million followers

Mighty role: ‘And you thought you were the one and only… @chrishemsworth,’ Natalie, shown last month in Los Angeles, wrote in the caption for her roughly 7.6 million followers

First poster: Chris Hemsworth was shown as Thor in a poster released on Monday along with a new trailer for the upcoming Marvel Studios sequel

First poster: Chris Hemsworth was shown as Thor in a poster released on Monday along with a new trailer for the upcoming Marvel Studios sequel

She has not starred in a film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe — other than a brief appearance in 2019’s Avengers: Endgame — since 2013.

Her astrophysicist character Jane and Thor re-entered a relationship in Thor: The Dark World and were said to have broken up in a ‘mutual dumping’ in 2015’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron in which the actress did not appear.

Thor: Love And Thunder will be in theaters on July 8.

Long time: The Oscar-winnning actress is shown with Chris in a still from Thor: The Dark World in 2013, which was her last starring role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Long time: The Oscar-winnning actress is shown with Chris in a still from Thor: The Dark World in 2013, which was her last starring role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Natalie left fans gobsmacked with her ‘ripped’ physique in the trailer as Thor’s iconic hammer, Mjölnir, was seen hurtling toward before being captured by her buff arms.

One user on social media posted:  ‘Swole Natalie Portman is potentially one of the greatest things ever.’ 

Natalie has been married since 2012 to Benjamin Millepied, 44, and they have son Aleph, 10, and daughter Amalia, five, together.

She's ripped: Natalie left fans gobsmacked with her 'ripped' physique in the trailer as Thor's iconic hammer, Mjölnir, was seen hurtling toward before being captured by her buff arms

She’s ripped: Natalie left fans gobsmacked with her ‘ripped’ physique in the trailer as Thor’s iconic hammer, Mjölnir, was seen hurtling toward before being captured by her buff arms

Going strong: Natalie has been married since 2012 to Benjamin Millepied, shown together last month in Beverly Hills California, and they have son Aleph and daughter Amalia together

Going strong: Natalie has been married since 2012 to Benjamin Millepied, shown together last month in Beverly Hills California, and they have son Aleph and daughter Amalia together

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