A day at the salon is supposed to guarantee gorgeous, glowing skin.
The reality star was pictured with spotty, blotchy skin as she left the salon in Beverly Hills.
Natural woman: Kim Kardashian was caught out yesterday (left) looking very different to her usual immaculate self (right)
Imperfections: Kim had spotty, blotchy skin beneath her dark sunglasses
She attempted to make a quick dash out the back door to her Rolls Royce to avoid being photographed without her usual immaculate hair and make-up.
It was a stark contrast from just two days earlier, when the 30-year-old was picture perfect at a book signing in New York for her autobiography with sisters Kourtney and Khloe, Kardashian Konfidential.
Quick getaway: The reality star kept her head down as she dashed to her car
Beauty day: After a gym workout, Kim spent time at the beauty salon, and later showed off her pedicure (right)
Kim may have been hoping to emerge glowing from the salon, in preparation for an alleged sleepover with her new boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.
Celebrity website X17Online reported that Halle Berry's ex spent the night at Kardashian's house.
The pair were first spotted together at an LA Lakers basketball game a fortnight ago and also spent Thanksgiving night date to the cinema.
Luxury lifestyle: She was relieved to get behind the wheel of her Rolls Royce
Her return to the gym may also be a result of her new romance, after she admitted to falling 'off the wagon' during her recent stay in New York.
'I hit the gym hard today!!!! I fell off for 8 weeks in NYC BUT IM BAAAACKKKK!' she wrote on her Twitter page last week.
Kim and her sisters have been busy promoting their new autobiography, Kardashian Konfidential, over the past week, doing publicity on TV and radio and attending book signings.
Camera ready: Kim, with her sisters Kourtney (left) and Khloe, was ready for her close up at a book signing in New York earlier this week
Kim, worth an estimated £40 million, is also launching a new fragrance in time for the holidays.
Glamorous: Kim also appears picture perfect in the seductive billboard ads for her new fragrance on Hollywood's Sunset Strip
She certainly looks far more glamorous in the billboard advertisements which are currently on display over Hollywood's Sunset Strip.
The brunette swings from a silver hoop in the ad, wearing a white bra and underwear and fur jacket.
The self-named perfume is described as a 'voluptuous new fragrance', a nod to her famous curves.
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